Posts Tagged ‘peace’

To reach a peace deal, Taliban say Afghan president must go

The Taliban say they don’t want to monopolize power, but they insist there won’t be peace in Afghanistan until there is a new negotiated government in Kabul and President Ashraf Ghani is removed. In an interview with The Associated Press, Taliban spokesman, Suhail Shaheen, who is also a member of the group’s negotiating team, laid […]

As AIPAC sputters, ‘Americans for Peace Now’ publicizes ‘apartheid’ charge

There was big news inside the Israel lobby yesterday: the legendary Israel lobbying group AIPAC will not hold its annual conference next spring, citing lingering covid concerns– if you believe that, and I don’t. The air has clearly gone out of the rightwing Israel lobby. It is dependent on wealthy older Jews, and Republicans; and […]

Zarif urges NAM to resist unilateralism that threatens global peace

Zarif urges NAM to resist unilateralism that threatens global peace – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Tuesday urged the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) to establish a “united front” to counter unilateralism that “continues to undermine the rule of law” and “threatens peace and stability throughout the world.” Zarif made the remarks […]

Iran hosts talks between Afghanistan government and Taliban in a bid for peace

Iran brought together envoys of the Afghan government and the Taliban movement in Tehran this week for a rare meeting between the two sides, in what appeared to be a diplomatic win for Tehran as well as a modest sign of progress in ongoing efforts towards reconciliation and peace in Afghanistan. But with recent major […]

Rabindranath- Finding Peace and Acceptance Through Art

Faith is the bird that feels the light when the dawn is still dark- Rabindranath Tagore Whenever the thought of Kabiguru crosses my mind, a shade of white illuminates my thoughts, a white which is as pure as the pearl lying in its shell waiting to be uncovered in an unknown sea. It is a […]

Brokering Peace in Yemen – Fight for Marib will Dictate Nation’s Future

Yemen’s oil rich province of Marib is once again centre stage to a raging battle for control, pitting Yemen’s internationally recognised government (backed by the Saudi war coalition and its local allies) to Ansarallah (aka the Houthis), a movement born in the Highlands of the northern province of Sa’ada that operates under the leadership of […]

Turkey will work with Italy for stable peace in Libya, FM says

Turkey will work with Italy to achieve a stable peace and a political process that will yield results in Libya, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said yesterday during his visit to Rome to participate in the anti-Daesh coalition meeting. “Italy is our strategic partner and ally. Turkey has been on the side of Italy in its […]

Putin-Biden Negotiate Fragile Peace

Putin-Biden Step Back from the Abyss,In Sober View of Nuclear War Threat by Harley Schlanger [Print version of this article]View full sizeC-SPANPresident Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin meet in summit in Geneva, Switzerland on June 16, 2021. An earlier version of this article has been posted on the blog of the Russian International […]

Peace Supporters Write To MEA For Cross Border Prisoners

At a time when J&K political leaders meeting with PM, NSA is attending meeting at SCO alongwith NSA Pakistan, Ceasire promise has been kept by Pakistan and India, Peace activists getting hopeful that future may belong to a better environment where Peace will sustain. Peace activists have sent a letter to the Ministry of External […]

Iran urges UN to facilitate peace process among all Afghan groups

Iran urges UN to facilitate peace process among all Afghan groups – Tehran%20Times TEHRAN — Iran has called on the United Nations to help facilitate a peace process in Afghanistan aimed at ending decades of bloodshed in the conflict-hit country, saying a more stable Afghanistan will benefit all of its citizens, the broader region and […]

NATO Proclamation At Annual Summit Threatens The Peace

Above Photo: americansecurityproject.org Space Attacks and Cyber Attacks Could Now Trigger Military Intervention Under Article 5 of the NATO Treaty. The NATO proclamation—promoted at its annual summit this week—that a cyber attack could trigger Article 5 of the NATO treaty heightens the risk of military confrontation with Russia or China. So does a new stipulation—announced […]

On ‘conflict’, ‘peace’ and ‘genocide’: Time for new language on Palestine and Israel

On 25 May, famous US actor Mark Ruffalo tweeted an apology for suggesting that Israel is committing “genocide” in Gaza. “I have reflected and wanted to apologise for posts during the recent Israel/Hamas fighting that suggested Israel is committing ‘genocide’,” Ruffalo wrote, adding: “It’s not accurate, it’s inflammatory, disrespectful and is being used to justify […]

Why  Environment Movement Should Have Much Closer Links With  Peace and Justice Movements

There is an increasing realization that the mobilization of people on environmental issues will be increasingly important in the days and years to come. Left to themselves the world leadership will be unable to make some of the most important changes in time. So a considerable strengthening of environmental movement all over the world with […]

Love brings peace

Here are two pages from two different organizations, each trying to create peace. Palestine Loves Israel “With the Israel-loves-Iran movement, a communication line in the middle east was opening… Quickly, other pages appeared, taking the idea and pushing it forward. One of them was Palestine-loves-Israel, founded by Joujou, a Palestinian living in Germany. Inspired by Ronny […]

Peace In Colombia Should Mean Land Reform And An End To Hunger

Colombia’s ongoing national strike is part of a decades-long struggle against the political and economic elites to demand peace and dignity for all. Since the end of April, Colombia’s streets have smelled of tear gas. The government of Colombian President Iván Duque imposed policies that put the costs of the pandemic on the working class and the peasantry and tried to suffocate any […]

Veterans For Peace Statement On Memorial Day

Above photo: Banner drop at the Newseum in Washington, DC. Susie Madrak. We are tired of parades, memorials and pageantry. Take back your  “thank you for your service” and 50% off sales. We want people to live without threats of U.S. bullets and bombs. We remember the enormous loss of civilian life that is forgotten […]

U.N. Security Council must push multilateral approach to peace, and end unilateral, biased approach

Rashid Khalidi was asked to brief the Security Council last week on the “new juncture” in the question of Palestine. Here are his remarks, from May 27, 2021, published with permission. Video of his speech is at 1:06 here.                  Mr. President, distinguished members of the Security Council: I am deeply grateful to the Council and to […]

Today I saw Syrians dancing and celebrating life, and a return to peace – but, of course, the Western media won’t report that

May 28, 2021  Eva Bartlett Celebrations for the Syrian presidential elections in Douma, eastern Ghouta, Syria, May 26, 2021 © Eva Bartlett 26 May, 2021, RT.com -by Eva K Bartlett Although the West has waged 10 years of war on Syria, and there is much destruction, the entire country isn’t in ruins and the pulse of […]

Fragile peace holds in Gaza but tensions with Israel remain

People in Gaza are attempting to get back to some sort of normality a week after a fragile ceasefire with Israel came into effect. 250 people, mainly Palestinians, died in a short but fierce conflict. “At what price?,” asked Hadil, a saleswoman in Gaza City. “The blood of the martyrs. And then? Nothing. Everything remains […]

Middle East Peace Plan – Justice to Palestinians and Security for Israel 

Letter to President Biden and his cabinet about Israel and Palestine conflict Letter to President Joseph BidenVice-President Kamala HarrisSecretary of State Tony BlinkenSenate Majority Leader Chuck SchumerSenator Minority leader Mitch McConnelCongressional Majority leader Nancy PelosiCongressional Minority leader Kevin McCarthy It is time we work for the security of Israel and Justice to the Palestinians. We […]

Biden: President Trump Did ‘Nothing’ for Middle East Peace

President Biden claimed on Tuesday that former President Trump did not help bring peace to the Middle East, even as historic violence has erupted between Israel and Palestine under his watch. “Aside from putting forward a peace proposal that was dead on arrival, we don’t think they did anything constructive really to bring an end […]

Israel & Gaza seek peace relations on May 14, 2021, Israel’s 73rd birthday

Israel turns 73 years old, May 14, 2021, and this news about ‘Gaza‘ comes one day prior.*Gaza = 73 Notice in the article below, it is reported there has been a “bloody” ‘four’ day ‘military’ conflict with ‘Israel’, — and it is now being reported that physical conflict has stalled, May 14, 2021, Israel’s 73rd […]

Biden Continues Rollback Of Trump Policies Like Peace In The Middle East

WASHINGTON, D.C.—A spokeswoman for President Biden said Wednesday that he remains committed to rolling back all of former President Donald Trump’s policies, including peace in the Middle East. Palestinians in the West Bank voiced their collective approval by launching celebratory rockets into Israel. “Everything President Trump did was completely wrong, so the opposite of what he did […]

The myth of Netanyahu, the man of peace

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00

67 Years In The Peace Movement

A new freely downloadable book I would like to announce the publication of a book which discusses the things that I have experienced during my 67 years of work in the peace movement. The book may be freely downloaded and circulated from the following link: https://eacpe.org/app/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/67-years-in-the-peace-movement-by-John-Scales-Avery.pdf Holger Terp’s invitation Seven years ago, Holger Terp, the […]

UN says common ground elusive in Cyprus peace talks as Turks float two-state solution

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00

SAUDI CROWN PRINCE CALLS ON HOUTHIS TO JOIN PEACE TALKS IN EXCHANGE FOR FINANCIAL SUPPORT

South Front 28.04.2021 Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman praised the “Arabian” and “Yemeni” qualities of the Houthis (Ansar Allah) in a recent interview. The interview was aired on the Saudi state TV on April 28 to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the Crown Prince’s strategic development plan “Saudi Vision 2030”. In the interview, Mohammed […]

Turkey says better ties with Cairo could boost Libya peace efforts

News and Partnerships Life and Culture Columnists and Opinion Haaretz Heb and TheMarker Haaretz.com, the online English edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, gives you breaking news, analyses and opinions about Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. © Haaretz Daily Newspaper Ltd. All Rights Reserved Source 00

EU Says Communist Party of China Endangering Peace in South China Sea

BEIJING—The European Union called out China on Saturday for endangering peace in the South China Sea and urged all parties to abide by a 2016 tribunal ruling which rejected most of China’s claim to sovereignty in the sea, but which Beijing has rejected. The EU last week released a new policy aimed at stepping up […]

‘Hindering peace & stability’: Ankara summons US envoy as it fumes over Biden recognizing Armenian Genocide

Turkey has summoned the US ambassador to the country, blasting US President Joe Biden’s recognition of the Armenian Genocide as a threat to shaky regional peace, while denying him the moral right to “judge historical matters.” Ankara took aim at Biden’s decision to recognize the Armenian Genocide on Saturday. The Turkish Foreign Ministry argued that […]

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