Posts Tagged ‘peace’

Israeli Cabinet Approves Historic Peace Agreement With Morocco

Israeli National Security Adviser Meir Ben-Shabbat (C), flanked by US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman (L) and White House senior adviser Jared Kushner (R), speaks before boarding an El Al flight to Rabat, Morocco, at Ben-Gurion International Airport, near Tel Aviv, Israel, Dec. 22, 2020. Photo: Amos Ben Gershom / GPO / Latin America News […]

Biden, Macron Agree to Coordinate on Middle East Peace, Iran

French President Emmanuel Macron attends a virtual meeting with European leaders to discuss the bloc’s budget and recovery fund, in Paris, France, June 19, 2020. Photo: Eliot Blondet / Pool via Reuters. i24 News – US President Joe Biden and his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron spoke over the phone, the Elysee Palace said on Sunday. […]

Beijing says US military in South China Sea ‘not conducive to peace’ and urges rethink of Washington’s Taiwan policy

The Chinese Foreign Ministry has urged Washington against repeatedly undermining Beijing’s internal interests, notably US military incursions into the South China Sea and supporting Taiwan’s independence. On Monday, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman, Zhao Lijian, told reporters that Washington’s South East Asia policy was not conducive to “peace and stability” in the region.  “The United States […]

China says US military in South China Sea not good for peace

BEIJING – The United States often sends ships and aircraft into the South China Sea to “flex its muscles” and this is not good for peace, China’s Foreign Ministry said on Monday, after a US aircraft carrier group sailed into the disputed waterway. The strategic South China Sea, through which trillions of dollars in trade […]

In US, boogaloo adherents’ aloha shirts coopt peace symbol for violence

HONOLULU (AP) — People following a violent movement that promotes a second US civil war or the breakdown of modern society have been showing up at recent protests across the nation armed and wearing tactical gear. But the anti-government “boogaloo” movement has adopted an unlikely public and online symbol: the so-called Hawaiian shirt. The often […]

From malign Soviet influence to Israel’s quest for peace — Slater explodes myths

We have been highlighting the importance of Jerome Slater’s new book that reveals a long pattern of Israeli rejection of the two-state solution. The idea that Israel simply wants peace is a myth purveyed to western audiences to cloak territorial expansion, Slater shows. Titled, “Mythologies Without End: The U.S., Israel, and the Arab-Israeli Conflict, 1917-2020“, […]

‘Times are a Changing’: Launch of Jeremy Corbyn’s Peace & Justice Project

British politician Jeremy Corbyn. (Photo: File) By Ronnie Kasrils I salute Jeremy Corbyn’s Peace & Justice initiative which could not be more timely, and I am proud to be part of it. We live in troubled times: the raging pandemic, rise of neo-fascist forces; the rapacious neoliberal global system. For so many, survival against war, police […]

Peace deals, vaccinations and the Arab vote: In first for Netanyahu, a positive campaign

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US unrest ‘disgrace for democracy,’ Turkey’s Erdogan says, hopes ‘peace’ will return after Biden’s inauguration

The Turkish president has blasted those involved in the storming of Capitol Hill on Wednesday, which claimed the lives of five people, labeling it a “disgrace.” “This process in the US, which was described as the so-called ‘cradle of democracy’, really shocked all of humanity,” said President Recep Tayyip Erdogan after a Friday prayer in […]

‘It’s an injustice’: Israeli court convicts Palestinian peace activist Issa Amro

Palestinian peace activist Issa Amro was convicted by an Israeli military court on Wednesday on charges relating to his nonviolent activism in the flashpoint city of Hebron in the southern occupied West Bank.  An Israeli judge at the Ofer military court — a court that boasts a 99 percent conviction rate against Palestinians —  convicted […]

Donald Trump Tells Supporters to Go Home ‘in Peace’ — After Blaming Election for DC Unrest

President Donald Trump on Wednesday told his supporters who were demonstrating in Washington, DC, to “go home with love and in peace,” though he simultaneously argued that protesters breaking into the U.S. Capitol was a consequence of the presidential election allegedly being stolen. “These are the things and events that happen when a sacred landslide […]

Qatar showed force can actually bring peace in the Middle East

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‘Fruits of Peace’: Beitar Will Remain a Bastion of Israeli Racism

December 26, 2020 Beitar Jerusalem is well known for its anti-Arab, anti-Muslim bias and for its violent, racist supporters. (Photo: File) By Issam Khalidi Just recently Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa Al Nahyan, a member of the UAE royal family, has pledged to invest 300 million shekels, or about $90 million, into the Beitar (Jerusalem) club over the next […]

Pope proclaims year of families, offers advice to keep peace

Pope Francis made the comments during his Sunday noon blessing, delivered from inside his studio to prevent people from gathering in St. Peter’s Square below as part of the Vatican’s anti-virus precautions. | Vatican Media via AP By ASSOCIATED PRESS 12/27/2020 08:13 AM EST ROME — Pope Francis on Sunday proclaimed an upcoming year dedicated […]

In Christmas Message, Israel’s Netanyahu Says ‘Peace on Earth’ Prophecy Being Fulfilled

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in his annual Christmas message. Photo: Screenshot. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu wished Christians the world over a merry Christmas on Wednesday, citing Israel’s recent normalization agreements with Muslim countries as an example of “peace on Earth.” “I wish Israel’s many Christian friends around the world a very merry Christmas,” […]

Trump Enables Occupation And Threatens Peace In Western Sahara

Above photo: Pro-independence graffiti in Smara, Western Sahara: Alice Wilson. The Trump administration’s announcement on December 10th 2020 that the USA recognised Moroccan sovereignty over the territory of Western Sahara disregards international law by endorsing colonialism and occupation. It also threatens prospects of future peace in northwest Africa. The decision reflects the priorities of Trump’s administration, but it […]

‘Explosion of peace’: Trump administration attempts to lure Indonesia into recognizing Israel with $2bn in aid

President Donald Trump is rushing to ‘Make Israel Great Again’ in his last days in office, dangling as much as $2 billion in aid in front of Indonesia if the majority-Muslim nation just recognizes the country. The US International Development Finance Corporation has revealed it is willing to throw an extra $1 or $2 billion […]

Historic peace is the fruit of the Netanyahu Doctrine

With Morocco becoming the fourth Arab country in three months to normalize relations with Israel, the Netanyahu Doctrine of peace through strength and peace in exchange for peace continues to bear fruit. Imagine if I had written in this space last year that tens of thousands of Israelis would be traveling for their winter vacations […]

The Black Alliance For Peace Calls For People(s)-Centered Human Rights

Above photo: Yuki Iwamura/AP/Shutterstock. Reasserting the black radical human rights tradition. The global economic crisis of neoliberal capitalism—exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic—has exposed the ethical, moral and political contradictions of the liberal interpretation of human rights that contends these rights can be viewed separately from the political economy, global structures and power relationships. Operating from […]

The threat of peace with the Arabs

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Rabbis, imams to release doves in Dubai in name of peace deal

Dubai, UAE — The newfound peace between Israel and the United Arab Emirates will be celebrated on Wednesday with a ceremony in which white doves will be released heavenward by three rabbis and two imams. The ceremony will take place at the Marriott Marquis Dubai Hotel at the Isra Dubai Business Forum, a conference organized […]

“You Have But A Short Time To Live Together In Peace & Goodwill” – A 1977 Extraterrestrial Message?

The Facts: Dr. Harvey Risch, MD, PhD, Yale Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health provides evidence-based testimony at a US Senate hearing on early outpatient HCQ treatment for high-risk Covid-19 patients. Reflect On: Why have such treatments been ridiculed when so many papers, doctors, and experts stand behind them? Why have low cost treatments that […]

Public Chanukah Celebration Held in United Arab Emirates: ‘This Is What Real Peace Looks Like’

A giant menorah is lit up to celebrate Hanukkah, the Jewish festival of lights, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Dec. 10, 2020. Photo: Reuters / Christopher Pike. A public Chanukah celebration was held in Dubai on Saturday night, featuring live music, dancing and a menorah lighting. Elan Carr, the US Envoy to Monitor and Combat […]

Report: Oman, Indonesia Next in Line for Peace With Israel

Oman and Indonesia could be the next likely candidates to establish diplomatic relations with Israel in the coming weeks, the Jerusalem Post reported Sunday, citing a diplomatic source. Morocco was the latest Arab Muslim country to announce normalizing ties with Israel, joining the U.S.-brokered Abraham Accords with the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, and Sudan. Bhutan also […]

This is what real Mideast peace looks like

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Iran’s Yemen peace initiative still on the table: diplomat

TEHRAN – Ali Asghar Khaji, a special assistant to Iran’s foreign minister for special political affairs, announced on Sunday that Iran’s Yemen peace initiative is still on the table. “The Islamic Republic of Iran declared since the beginning of the aggression on Yemen that the solution should be political, and that is why it presented […]

Trump made more Israel-Arab peace than Nobel Peace Prize laureate Obama

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Peace for peace? Israel-Morocco deal is occupation in exchange for occupation

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BREAKING NEWS: Now peace with Morocco

Browse > Home / News / BREAKING NEWS: Now peace with Morocco December 11, 2020 by TPS Read on for article Breaking: US President Donald Trump announces on his Twitter account that there is normalization of relations between Israel and Morocco. At the same time, Israel Minister of Internal Security Omir Ohana released his address […]

‘Peace Has Never Shone Brighter Than Today in Middle East’: Israeli PM Hails Morocco Normalization Deal

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L) and US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman mark the first night of Hanukkah, at the Western Wall, in Jerusalem’s Old City, Dec. 10, 2020. Photo: Emil Salman / Pool via Reuters. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu effusively welcomed on Thursday the normalization agreement with Morocco after it was announced […]

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