Posts Tagged ‘peace’

‘There is no peace without equality, and there is no equality without peace’ — the legacy of Israeli Black Panthers activist Kochavi Shemesh

Kochavi Shemesh, one of the founders and an ideologue of the Black Panthers movement in Israel died on April 13, 2019 at 75. Born in Iraq in 1944 in a Jewish hospital in memory of Rabbi Meir Baal Haness, he immigrated to Israel with his family in 1950 where he then grew up in the […]

Liberman: Future peace deal with Palestinians must include Arab Israelis

Yisrael Beytenu chief Avigdor Liberman on Monday said Israel could come to no peace agreement with the Palestinians unless such a deal also addressed what he called the Jewish state’s even more intractable conflict with its Arab citizens. “We do not have a separate conflict with the Palestinians, and anyone who claims so, does not […]

Palestinian leadership embraced ‘economic peace’ plans in the past, so why is it rejecting Kushner?

In Bahrain last week, Jared Kushner opened the ‘Peace to Prosperity’ conference by assuring the Palestinian people that what awaited them at the other side of this plan was a “future of dignity, prosperity, and opportunity…” He continued, that this was only possible if “…we are willing to try new things, and think outside of […]

The absurdity of Trump’s economic peace

Last week the Trump administration held its Middle East workshop in Bahrain. The workshop was full of slick photo-ops but had little relevance to what was actually happening on the ground in Israel-Palestine. There was in fact a rather shocking disconnect between the topics discussed at Bahrain and the grim reality of Palestinian life under […]

Koch and Soros Team Up For World Peace! WTF? corbettreport Published on July 4, 2019

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North Korean DMZ Diplomacy: Who is on the side of peace?

Trump’s impromptu visit to the DMZ separating the two Koreas was unprecedented and historic. Indeed, it was a bold, even brilliant decision. Of course, his political opponents, particularly the Democrats running for president, and the media – have all slammed Trump’s unorthodox diplomacy. Can he overcome his critics and get the results needed to claim […]

Trump’s peace plan has been designed to fail – exactly like its predecessors

@wondering jew Reality: The Camp David summit (July 11-25, 2000) failed primarily due to the fact that Barak and Clinton made no offer to the Palestinians that provided a credible basis for negotiations. As Aaron David Miller, a key member of the U.S. negotiating team, revealed to author Clayton Swisher (The Truth about Camp David: […]

Mossad Chief Says Iran behind Gulf Attacks, Cites Rare Chance for Peace between ‘Israel’ and #Arabs

July 1, 2019 The head of Israeli intelligence agency Mossad, Yossi Cohen, said Monday Iran was behind the attacks on three oil tankers in the Gulf region, adding that the Iranian leadership approved the operation. Cohen told a security conference in Herzliya, near Tel Aviv, that there is a rare chance to conclude a peace […]

Trump: If no Israeli-Palestinian peace deal during my tenure, it’ll never happen

US President Donald Trump said Saturday there will never be an Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement if one is not negotiated during his presidency, while saying there is a “very good chance” his proposal for solving the decades-long conflict could succeed. Trump made the remark during a press conference at the end of the G20 summit in […]

Iraqi denounces ‘attack’ on Baghdad’s Bahrain embassy by peace confab protesters

Iraq on Friday denounced an “attack” by protesters on the embassy of Bahrain that prompted Manama to recall its ambassador from Baghdad. Protesters stormed the Bahraini embassy compound in Baghdad Thursday night, removing the flag from above the building and replacing it with a Palestinian banner in protest against a US-led economic conference held in […]

Barghouti: Trump peace effort ‘is about liquidating Palestinian rights’ “US ‘Peace to Prosperity’ conference actually offers Palestine little hope” Middle East Monitor, June 26/19, by Yvonne Ridley “The Trump administration’s vision for a futuristic-looking Gaza Strip is like something dreamed up by a Hollywood theme park, with pristine beaches reaching out into the calm, blue waters of the Mediterranean. It ignores the fact […]

Palestinians remain unsold on US peace ‘bribe’ after Bahrain meeting

An economic conference intended to kickstart a Middle East peace initiative by US President Donald Trump’s son-in-law has failed to convince the vast majority of Palestinians, who boycotted it and treated it with disdain or disinterest. In a rare show of unity, all Palestinian political factions condemned the conference in Bahrain before it started and […]

Bahrain FM to Times of Israel: Israel is here to stay, and we want peace with it

MANAMA, Bahrain — Bahrain sees the US-led economic workshop taking place in Manama this week as a possible “gamechanger” tantamount in its scope to the 1978 Camp David peace agreement between Israel and Egypt, the Gulf state’s foreign minister said Wednesday, also firmly backing Israel’s right to exist. “We see it as very, very important,” […]

Israeli soldiers invade orphanage school to stop ‘Yes to Peace’ poetry

Israeli soldiers close down orphanage school moments before poetry festival is to start. Israeli police said “No” to a “Yes to peace, no to war” poetry festival designed to encourage creativity in students at an orphanage school in occupied Jerusalem. reposted from IMEMC News [Editor’s note: According to its website, the Islamic Industrial Orphanage School, […]

Trump’s Mideast Peace Plan Only Serves Israeli Interests Only, Palestinians Totally Taken Advantage Of As Usual

  © Reuters / Fabrizio Bensch   ‘Trump’s $50-billion Middle East plan is a win-win for Israel & a loss for Palestine’ The new multibillion US investment plan unveiled without the political solution part is beneficial to Israel, but not to Palestine, experts told RT. The so-called “opportunity of the century,” which US President Donald Trump’s son-in-law, […]

Ukraine will be coerced into making peace in Donbass

June 17, 2019 By Petr Akopov Translated by Ollie Richardson and Angelina Siard Source: Ukraine is important for the US only in the context of their relationship with Russia, and blocks the path to their improvement. The latest statement of the national security adviser to the US President John Bolton became yet more proof of […]

Iraqis Prepare A Carnival For Peace As US Plans For More War

Iraqis Prepare A Carnival For Peace As US Plans For More War Above Photo: An Iraqi woman participating in the 2018 Baghdad City of Peace Carnival. (Facebook / Baghdad City of Peace Carnival in 2018) Two Iraqi peace activists discuss their commitment to peace and undoing the violence wrought by the last two U.S. wars […]

Palestinians take to the streets to protest Bahrain workshop, Trump peace plan

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas declares major protests across the occupied Palestinian territories next week to coincide with the Bahrain workshop. By Ahmad Al-Bazz Palestinians in Ramallah protesting the U.S.-led economic workshop, to be held in Bahrain as part of the Trump administration’s “Deal of the Century” plan for ending the conflict, June 15, 2019. (Ahmad […]

Buttigieg says Netanyahu is ‘turning away from peace,’ but he wouldn’t reverse one Trump gift

In a June 16 interview with Axios on HBO, South Bend Mayor and presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg said he’d keep the US embassy in Jerusalem if he was elected. The comments came just one week after Buttigieg publicly denounced Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s pledge to annex sections of the West Bank and said there […]

Peace Is A Word That The West Has Taken From The Afghans

Above: Rooftop security in Farah City, Afghanistan. Wikimedia Commons/’s difficult to explain the nature of the Afghanistan peace talks. There is no single table with the combatants arrayed on either side. Talks are not even taking place in the same city, since there are at least two sets of discussions ongoing. One location for the peace […]

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