Posts Tagged ‘stance’

‘That’s not accountability’ — Reporters slam State Dep’t for accepting Israeli stance on Abu Akleh killing

The U.S. State Department welcomed Israel’s statement on the killing of Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, and Rep. Marie Newman and reporters Said Arikat and Matt Lee promptly rejected the American stance. “That’s not what accountability is, unless you guys have a different definition of it than the dictionary does,” Matt Lee mocked.

AIPAC says it helped defeat NY-10 candidate over her BDS stance

AIPAC funneled money to a New York Super PAC to help defeat progressive candidate Yuh-Line Niou over her position on BDS. Source

Pelosi receives Communion in Vatican despite abortion stance

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi met with Pope Francis on Wednesday and received Communion during a papal Mass in St. Peter’s Basilica, witnesses said, despite her position in support of abortion rights. Pelosi attended the morning Mass marking the feasts of St. Peter and St. Paul, during which Francis bestowed the woolen pallium stole on […]

Giants’ Gabe Kapler Reverses Protest Stance, Attends National Anthem on Memorial Day

San Francisco Giants manager Gabe Kapler attended the playing of the national anthem on Memorial Day after saying earlier this week that he would not come out for the anthem until he felt better about the “direction of the country.”

J.D. Vance on ‘Kamala Harris Stooge’ Tim Ryan’s Late-Term Abortion Stance: ‘Barbaric Anywhere in the World’

Republican candidate for U.S. Senate in Ohio J.D. Vance slammed his Democrat competitor Rep. Tim Ryan (D-OH) for stating that women should be able to abort their unborn children at any point in pregnancy.

In support of Rev. J. Herbert Nelson II in his courageous stance on ’21st century slavery’

Editor’s Note: The following statement was issued by Kairos USA, Palestinian Christian Alliance for Peace, and Friends of Sabeel North America. “The continued occupation in Palestine/Israel is 21st century slavery.”  Rev J. Herbert Nelson II, Stated Clerk of the Presbyterian Church USA made this declaration as part of his January 17th message on the occasion of Martin Luther […]

Top Iran diplomat: European stance not constructive at nuclear talks

European negotiators in talks to salvage Iran’s 2015 nuclear deal with world powers presented no “new practical initiatives” and were not constructive in the last round that paused on Dec. 17, the Iranian foreign minister said on Thursday, Reuters reported. The negotiations will resume on Dec. 27, Russia and the European Union’s foreign service said earlier on […]

Hamas applauds Malaysia’s anti-normalisation stance

Hamas yesterday welcomed Malaysia’s anti-normalisation stance, a statement posted on the movement’s website said. “Hamas hails Malaysia’s genuine stance of rejecting all forms of normalisation with the Zionist enemy, and the latest was refusing the entry of a Zionist sports team to its land,” the statement said. An Israeli team who intended to participate in […]

Hezbollah Praises Minister Kurdahi’s Stance in Defense of the Oppressed Yemeni People حزب الله يُشيد بقرداحي: الحملة ضدّه «ظالمة»… و«ابتزاز مرفوض»

29.10.2021 [embedded content] Translated by Al-Ahed Staff, Hezbollah Media Relations Hezbollah praises the honorable stance taken by Lebanon’s Minister of Information in defense of the oppressed people of Yemen. Hezbollah issued the following statement: Hezbollah praises the brave and honorable stance taken by His Excellency the Minister of Information, Mr. George Kurdahi, as a media persona and […]

Just 9 votes — but ‘bitter’ House debate is an advance for progressive stance on Israel

Progressives lost a vote on Israel in the House yesterday, overwhelmingly, by 420-9. But what is being lost in the discussion of the Iron Dome vote is that eight progressive Democrats voted against the additional military funding for Israel, and two others voted present, even after pro-Israel forces cast the aid as a purely “defensive” […]

Khatibzadeh: Iran’s Stance on JCPOA Not to Change with Administration Change

 July 6, 2021 Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh stressed that the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and lifting sanctions are among Iran’s principled stances, saying they will not alter with government change. Speaking to reporters on Tuesday, Khatibzadeh said if any agreement is made, the next Iranian […]

India’s Stance on Net Zero: Act with Rationale

There is enough scientific evidence that tells us that climate change impacts are very much tangible as well as ravaging. These impacts are not only restricted to floods, droughts, melting glaciers, extreme events but are also striking hard on some of the important components of our very existence viz water, transport, energy, ecosystem and human […]

Iraq senior official pledges firm stance against ‘sectarian calls’

Iraq National Security Adviser, Qassem Al-Araji, yesterday said security forces will confront sectarian calls, threatening social peace with “firmness and force”, Anadolu reported. Al-Araji made the remarks during a meeting with members of the National Intelligence Coordination Committee to discuss the latest calls by a radical Shia group to demolish the shrine of a revered […]

The Adern govt’s socialist stance is coming forward – where was it pre election?

From skynews.com.au, Alan Jones covering the Trans Tasman talks focusing on China. Adern as he said was president of the Internationalist Union of Socialist Youth in 2008. Here are some of the Labour Coalition members of the NZ govt avowing their socialist stance: Kieran Macanulty … “yes I’m a socialist and I’m proud of it”, […]

PA working to turn global solidarity into firm international stance against Israel occupation

The Palestinian Authority (PA) is working to turn global solidarity with Palestine into a solid international stance against the Israeli occupation, a statement issued by the Foreign Ministry announced on Friday. The statement was issued to mark the 54th anniversary of the Naksa, the Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories along with Sinai and the Golan […]

‘Grim reaper’ artist in Berlin protests Brazil virus stance

A Brazilian activist dressed as the grim reaper is taking to the dark streets of Berlin every night in a one-man protest against what he calls the “deadly health policies” pushed by his homeland’s president in the coronavirus pandemic. Multimedia artist Rafael Puetter, who has been in Berlin for five years and originally comes from […]

Pro-Palestinian Activist Accosts Mayoral Candidate Yang for Anti-BDS Stance

Former 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang at the second Democratic presidential debate in Detroit on July 31, 2019. Photo: Screenshot. JNS.org – New York City mayoral candidate Andrew Yang, also a former Democratic candidate for president, was confronted over his strong opposition to BDS by a group that included Malik Hassan from the Muslim […]

In first test of Biden’s stance on Israel– president rolls over

As you know the International Criminal Court ruled Friday that it has jurisdiction to undertake an investigation of war crimes in occupied Palestinian territories, including Israeli settlements and its slaughter of civilians in Gaza. The decision has big symbolic resonance, and there’s been a lot of response. I wanted to round up some of the […]

10,000 nurses hail Leader’s ‘wise’ stance on Covid-19 vaccine

TEHRAN – About 10,000 Iranian nurses have launched a campaign to thank the Leader of Islamic Revolution for his “wise and strong” positions on the Covid-19 vaccine and the issues faced by nurses and health workers in the country. In a statement on Wednesday, the nurse voiced support for the Leader’s positions on the coronavirus […]

Russia, which annexed Crimea, concerned over US stance on Western Sahara

The US move to recognize Western Sahara as part of Morocco could dramatically impede UN efforts to resolve the half-century-old conflict there, Russia said over the weekend.“By this decision, the Donald Trump administration aims to undermine the universally recognized international legal groundwork of the Western Sahara settlement, which stipulates the determination of the final status […]

Hungarian Politician Known For Anti-LGBTQ Stance Resigns After ‘Orgy’ Bust

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A former European Parliament lawmaker from Hungary resigned from his country’s ruling party Wednesday after being swept up in a scandal involving what media reports called an orgy that police in Brussels broke up last week amid Belgium’s covornavirus lockdown. Jozsef Szajer, who on Sunday resigned his seat in the European […]

Iran watchdog passes law on hardening nuclear stance, halting UN inspections

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Norwegian Baptists Confirm Biblical Marriage Stance

Photo Credit: Stein Gudvangen (Evangelical Focus) — 182 Baptist delegates from all over Norway recently met near Oslo Airport defying the coronavirus threat in order to handle a heated situation in the church union over disagreements on same-sex “marriage.” The final outcome is yet to be seen, but the process within the union might lead […]

Cyprus ‘holding up’ EU sanctions on Belarus over bloc’s stance on Turkey

European diplomats have told Euronews that EU sanctions on Belarus are being held up by Cyprus with only a few days left until a key meeting of European foreign ministers on Monday. The island nation, one of the EU’s smallest members, has threatened to block measures against Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko’s government because of a […]

Palestinians to soften stance on UAE-Israel deal in Arab League draft resolution

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‘More Hungarians share Viktor Orban’s anti-immigration stance than just his party supporters’

The decisive election win for the Fidesz Party was “a surprise,” to Gabor Stier, political commentator for the Hungarian Magyar Nemzet newspaper, who says Orban used people’s fear of immigrants to secure the win. “Everybody was sure that Orban and Fidesz would achieve victory. But getting two thirds of the ballot (133 seats out of […]

Putin ‘Extremely Concerned’ Over UK’s ‘Destructive, Provocative’ Stance Over Skripal Case

Russian President Vladimir Putin has said he is “extremely concerned” by the “destructive and provocative” stance taken by the UK Government in the Sergei Skirpal case. Meeting with military and security services and top officials from the Russian government to discuss the current crisis in Russian-UK relations, this was Putin’s first public reaction since the UK […]

Putin ‘extremely concerned’ over UK’s destructive, provocative stance in Skripal case – Kremlin

“In the context of international affairs, a detailed discussion of the situation, which arose in the Russian-British relations against the background of the so-called Skripal case, took place,” Peskov said as cited by Russian media. “Extreme concern was expressed about the destructive and provocative stance taken by the British side.” READ MORE: Moscow will ‘definitely’ expel […]

Putin on new US nuclear stance: If attacked, Russia will use nukes

The warning came during a state of the nation address delivered by the Russian president on Thursday, in which he presented a number of new advanced strategic weapon systems which, he said, would render all anti-missile capabilities that the US currently has powerless. Putin also mentioned the new American nuclear posture, which has relaxed some […]

PKK leader questions world leaders’ stance on Turkey’s invasion of Afrin

nsnbc : Murat Karayilan, a member of Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK)’s Executive Council, has condemned Turkey’s offensive in Afrin, Syria, as racially-motivated and part of Turkey’s […]

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