Posts Tagged ‘snubs’

White House snubs Netanyahu

More than eleven weeks into his third term as prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu has yet to receive an invitation to visit Washington. Many reports have pointed out that before Netanyahu’s latest return to power, new Israeli leaders had always visited the United States or met U.S. President by this point in their premiership.  While reports […]

Germany snubs Poland’s claim for World War 2 reparations

Berlin refused to enter into talks with Warsaw on compensating for damage caused during World War Two, according to Poland’s Foreign Ministry. Source

France fuel crisis: Strikes continue as trade union snubs pay rise offer

Some strikes are continuing in France’s refineries despite hopes an agreement over pay would alleviate recent shortages at the pumps. The CGT trade union on Friday rejected a wage increase offer for employees of French energy giant Total Energies amid three weeks of strike action that has sparked fuel shortages across the country.  CGT says […]

Biden Snubs Rep. Clyburn with Ketanji Brown Jackson Appointment to SCOTUS

President Joe Biden nominated Ketanji Brown Jackson to the U.S. Supreme Court on Friday, despite Rep. James Clyburn’s (D-SC) efforts to get Biden to nominate South Carolina federal judge Michelle Childs. When Biden was struggling with his Democrat opponents during the 2020 primary season, Clyburn suggested he pledge to nominate a black woman to the […]

Abbas’s snubs work like a charm on Biden

April 7, 2021 by Ruthie Blum – JNS Read on for article Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas may be facing serious challenges to his reign in Ramallah, but he’s having no trouble playing the powers-that-be in Washington. Ruthie Blum/JNS After four years of being called to task by the administration of former President Donald Trump, […]

Pope Francis Again Snubs Uighurs in Easter Message

ROME — Pope Francis proclaimed his yearly Easter blessing Sunday where the plight of Uighur Muslims in Xinjiang China was conspicuously missing. In his solemn Urbi et Orbi blessing, the pontiff offers a virtual tour of problem areas around the globe to point out conflicts and injustices but as he has done on past occasions, […]

North Korea snubs Biden administration’s repeated attempts to get in touch – media

Pyongyang has shunned the Biden administration’s attempts to reach out through various channels since mid-February, US official told the media. The Biden administration, which is currently conducting a review of US policy on North Korea, has reportedly had no luck getting in touch with the country, despite repeated attempts to contact the reclusive state. “The […]

Turkey Snubs Trump, Announces Opening of Embassy in East Jerusalem

Turkey will open an embassy in East Jerusalem, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday, days after leading calls at a summit of Muslim leaders for the world to recognize it as the capital of Palestine. “God willing, the day is close when officially, with God’s permission, we will open our embassy there,” Erdogan said in […]

Rogue state, what rogue state? Burgeoning EU-Iran relations snubs US

     The phalanx of European leaders, ministers, and dignitaries, attending the inauguration of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani last weekend was a stunning snub to Washington. It was also a clear signal the US is losing its thrall over Europe. Think about it. According to US President Donald Trump and the American Congress, Iran is the […]

Rouhani snubs Saudi summits with Trump as meaningless “show”

Xinhua — Iran’s re-elected President Hassan Rouhani said Monday that the recent meeting of the regional states in Saudi Arabia was a “show, without any political significance.” Source Article from

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