Posts Tagged ‘delegation’

Pelosi, US bipartisan delegation visit Auschwitz ahead of liberation anniversary

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and a Congress delegation on Tuesday paid a visit to the site of the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp ahead of the 75th anniversary of its liberation by Soviet troops. At the memorial site in southern Poland, Pelosi and Poland’s Senate speaker, Tomasz Grodzki, laid wreaths at the Auschwitz Death Wall where […]

Members of Argentine Delegation in Bolivia Tell the Horror They Recorded (Coup Repression)

“They opened Pandora’s box and hatred came out,” they write. Government Minister Arturo Murillo publicly threatened them: “Be careful, we are watching you.” “This government has unleashed a huge racial hatred. They opened pandora’s box and a thousand demons came out who are expressing themselves in situations of profound violence,” says jurist Luis Arias, one […]

BDS activists hurl insults at delegation of settlers and Palestinians in Madrid

Anti-Israel activists protested Wednesday at a Madrid conference on coexistence attended by a delegation of Israeli settlers and Palestinians. The activists, members of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement (BDS), were forced to leave the premises of the conference for disruptive behavior, according to Hebrew media reports. They then waited for the delegation members outside, […]

GOP lawmakers went on a delegation to ‘Judea and Samaria’ and now oppose the two-state solution

For decades now, the Beltway consensus on Israel/Palestine has been a two-state solution. This preferred outcome is generally cited alongside a number of additional goals: self-determination for Palestinians and security for Israelis. Whether or not this ambition lines up with the current reality of the conflict is obviously a disputed topic, but one thing is […]

Zarif to brief MPs on Iranian delegation’s visit to New York

Tasnim – Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif plans to attend a meeting of the parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission to brief the lawmakers on the Iranian delegation’s recent visit to New York for the UN General Assembly, the spokesman for the commission said. Speaking to Tasnim, Hossein Naqavi Hosseini said according to […]

Is New York Times’ claim on US’ restrictions on Iran’s delegation to UNGA ‘practically’ true?

ISNA – The New York Times has recently claimed that Iranian President, Hassan Rouhani’s travel to New York for delivering a speech at the 74th UN General Assembly is restricted and the movement of his accompanied delegation has been also banned in the city, but Rouhani’s agenda seems to contradict the claim. The purpose of […]

‘The occupation is real’: Tlaib, Omar slam Israel for decision to bar delegation, hint at cutting military aid

US Congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib doubled down on their criticisms of the Israeli government for denying them entry to the country, with Omar hinting that Congress should reconsider the billions of dollars in annual military aid given to Israel in light of the move against the democratic representatives. The two congresswomen held a […]

Netanyahu: Tlaib and Omar delegation banned because ‘sole purpose of trip is to harm Israel’

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gave details behind the decision to ban Representatives Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar from entering Israel and the West Bank on a Congressional delegation in a statement this afternoon that alleged the trip’s coordinator has terrorism ties and said “the sole purpose of their visit is to harm Israel and […]

President Rivlin meets with delegation of lone soldiers’ mothers

President Reuven Rivlin met with a delegation of 30 mothers of IDF lone soldiers from North America on Thursday. The delegation was organized by Momentum, a program intended to provide mothers with children in Israel with a support network. “Your children are not really lone soldiers, because they are with us. My home is always […]

Delegation of senior Hamas officials arrives in Tehran

Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh said Saturday that a delegation of senior officials from the terror group had arrived in Tehran for a visit. Haniyeh was mum about the purpose of the mission. The delegation was headed by the leader of the group’s military wing in the West Bank, Saleh al-Arouri, the Maariv news site reported. […]

Egyptian delegation meets with Palestinian factions to prevent new Gaza flareup

Egyptian security officials have held talks with Palestinian leaders in recent days, in part to prevent a new flareup of tensions between Israel and the Gaza Strip, Palestinian officials said Sunday. The Egyptian delegation, led by deputy intelligence chief Ayman Badie, was in the Gaza Strip on Friday and Saturday and the West Bank on […]

Australian Delegation to Damascus Debunked Fake Media

By Lou Louis MD for Veterans Today, Damascus, Syria Dear Readers After many false starts the dates for my trip to Syria as part of the Boxers for Peace group had been finally confirmed!! However, as the situation in Syria was still fairly unstable and our trip may had to  be cancelled at the last minute […]

Urgent: Food Sovereignty Delegation To Venezuela – Witness Effects Of Sanctions And Responses On The Ground

Urgent: Food Sovereignty Delegation To Venezuela – Witness Effects Of Sanctions And Responses On The Ground Above Photo: From What’s going on right now in Venezuela? Come see for yourself how Venezuelans are coping with US economic sanctions designed to cause a social implosion. Sensationalized reports of Venezuelans eating zoo animals and rotten garbage […]

After Outcry, ‘Israeli’ Delegation Cancels Bahrain Visit Citing ‘Security Concerns’

By Staff, Agencies A delegation from the ‘Israeli’ occupation entity that was due to attend a conference in Bahrain this week has pulled out due to alleged ‘security concerns’, the organizers claimed on Sunday. However, in fact, the cancelation comes after Bahrainis held an extensive campaign against the visit. A spokeswoman for Zionist so-called Economy […]

Palestinian-American Congresswoman to take delegation to West Bank

Rashida Tlaib, Palestinian-American Congresswoman [Getty Images] The pendulum begins to swing back: Rep. Rashida Tlaib plans to lead a congressional delegation on a trip to the occupied West Bank – a counterbalance to AIPAC’s standard Israel trip for new Congress members. Rights groups have regularly criticized the AIPAC-sponsored trip as propaganda, and hopes to show […]

Rashida Tlaib to head congressional delegation to West Bank, Endorses BDS

Democratic Representative-elect Rashida Tlaib plans to lead a delegation of American lawmakers to the West Bank, the congresswoman-to-be has told The Intercept. Tlaib, a Palestinian-American, told the publication that the delegation will focus on “Israel’s detention of Palestinian children, education, access to clean water, and poverty” and that the goal is “to humanise Palestinians, provide […]

US State Department Announces Closure of PLO Delegation Office in Washington

IMAGE: Office of the General Delegation of the Palestine Liberation Organization (Facebook) The US Department of State announced in a statement today the closure of the office of the General Delegation of the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) in Washington, D.C., located at 1732 Wisconsin Ave NW. “The PLO has not taken steps to advance the start […]

Did Israel host UAE military delegation?

Tamara Nassar Lobby Watch 12 July 2018 Israel receiving the first two F-35 fighter aircraft on 12 December 2016. (US Embassy Tel Aviv)  The Israeli military is denying that it recently hosted members of the United Arab Emirates armed forces. This comes after Israel’s i24 News reported on 4 July that the Israeli air force […]

US must view Russia as superpower – head of Congress delegation in Moscow

The delegation headed by Senator Richard Shelby is in the Russian capital to pave the way for the upcoming meeting between President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin in Helsinki. Shelby, who spoke to a journalist after meeting Lavrov, was non-committal about what he expected from the presidential meeting, but said the US […]

POLAND – Polish Authorities forces Israeli delegation to cancel Holocaust speech

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