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FIFA To Make Decision on Settlement Games in May
Apr23

FIFA To Make Decision on Settlement Games in May

Football’s top governing body may set Israel a six-month ultimatum to end games in settlements in the occupied West Bank, Israeli newspaper Haaretz reported Sunday. The issue has been pushed in recent years by the Palestinian football association who has demanded Israel be punished for continuing to play games in the settlements, which are...

On Christmas Day, Israel Summons Ambassadors of 10 Countries over UN Vote
Dec26

On Christmas Day, Israel Summons Ambassadors of 10 Countries over UN Vote

The Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs summoned yesterday the ambassadors of 10 counties to Israel over their countries support for the United Nations Security Council Resolution No. 2334, which called on Israel to halt settlements construction in the West Bank. Reuters said the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs summoned the ambassadors of 10...

The Lies You Are Being Told
Dec16

The Lies You Are Being Told

Like Trump, you can dislike Bashar, dislike the Syrian system, and support the need for reform without allowing yourself to be sucked into this vortex of dishonesty put out by a media accusing everyone else of publishing fake news. By Jeremy Salt We are witnessing the rapid death of the ‘western’ mainstream media, over Russia, Trump and...

Lieberman Blasts UN: Forget Israel, Focus on Syria
Dec02

Lieberman Blasts UN: Forget Israel, Focus on Syria

Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman warned the UN that it risks becoming “irrelevant” in a meeting yesterday with the ambassadors of 13 countries. “What has been happening these past ten years regarding global security is very troubling. The UN, like other international bodies, has been unable to solve these problems, and is becoming less...

Erekat Slams Eurovision Contest’s Palestinian Flag Ban
Apr30

Erekat Slams Eurovision Contest’s Palestinian Flag Ban

PLO Secretary General Saeb Erekat slammed the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) on Saturday for banning the Palestinian flag from the 2016 Eurovision song contest, calling the ruling “discriminatory and a serious offense against our nation.” In a letter obtained by Ma’an addressed to EBU President Jean-Paul Philippot, Erekat expressed his...

The End of the American Empire
Apr03

The End of the American Empire

By Ambassador Chas W. Freeman The End of the American EmpireRemarks to East Bay Citizens for Peace, the Barrington Congregational Church,and the American Friends Service Committee Ambassador Chas W. Freeman, Jr. (USFS, Ret.)Senior Fellow, the Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs 2 April 2016, Barrington, Rhode Island I’m...

A World War Has Begun; Break the Silence
Mar23

A World War Has Begun; Break the Silence

By John Pilger I have been filming in the Marshall Islands, which lie north of Australia, in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. Whenever I tell people where I have been, they ask, “Where is that?” If I offer a clue by referring to “Bikini”, they say, “You mean the swimsuit.” Few seem aware that the bikini swimsuit was named to celebrate the nuclear...

Why Democratic Party Foreign Policy Fails and Will Continue to Fail
Mar20

Why Democratic Party Foreign Policy Fails and Will Continue to Fail

By Richard Falk For six years (2008-2014) I acted as UN Special Rapporteur for Occupied Palestine, and found myself routinely and personally attacked by the top UN diplomats representing the U.S. Government. Of course, I knew that America was in Israel’s corner no matter what the issue happened to be, whether complying with a near unanimous...

Frustration and Anger as Syria Prevails
Feb18

Frustration and Anger as Syria Prevails

By Jeremy Salt As the Syrian army advances on Raqqa and seals off supply routes to the armed gangs inside Aleppo, no surprise that there is another spike in the propaganda war, this time directed against Russia. Frustration and anger is driving Turkish cross-border shelling of Kurdish and Syrian army positions. Yet in many respects Turkey only...

The Pending Rapprochement between Turkey and Israel
Dec26

The Pending Rapprochement between Turkey and Israel

By Dr. Ahmed Al-Burai If Deniz Zeyrek, a famous leftist journalist in Turkey, was to say, “The state of Israel and its people are undoubtedly sincere friends of Turkey and our condemnations until now are aimed at some extreme illegitimate actions of the Israeli government,” he would be condemned as a conspirator or a traitor to the Republic of...

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