The Mideast Side

18 Dec 18
Lowmiller Consulting Group Blog

United Nations — In what were likely her final remarks to the U.N. Security Council on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, outgoing U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley previewed the Trump administration’s still-unseen peace plan on Tuesday, urging member nations to support the proposal once it’s unveiled. “Unlike previous attempts at addressing this conflict, this plan is not just a few […]

18 Dec 18
IMURNEWS.COM

DUBAI (Reuters) – Four blasts were heard in Yemen’s main port city of Hodeidah on late on Tuesday on the first day of ceasefire agreed between the Iran-aligned Houthi movement and the Saudi-backed government at U.N.-led peace talks last week, residents said. One resident told Reuters the blasts sounded like artillery shelling. It was not […]

18 Dec 18
Archy news nety

By Edith M. Lederer | AP December 18 at 2:11 pm UNITED NATIONS – US Ambassador Nikki Haley gave a hint, but no details, of the Trump government's peace plan for Israel and the Palestinians on Tuesday, says it's long, benefits from new technology, and has a lot of both sides fun find and things […]

18 Dec 18
Arcynewsy

Of Edith M. Lederer | AP December 18th at 2:11 pm UNITED NATIONS – US Ambassador Nikki Haley gave a clue, but no details, of the Trump administration peace plan for Israel and the Palestinians on Tuesday, saying it is long, takes advantage of the new technology and is very pleased on both sides and […]

18 Dec 18
IMURNEWS.COM

BUDAPEST (Reuters) – Week-long protests in Budapest have forged fragmented opposition parties into a rare coalition against Viktor Orban, drawing young Hungarians into the streets to demonstrate against what they see as his increasingly authoritarian rule. Passage of two laws last week backed by the prime minister’s Fidesz party angered a variety of domestic voter […]

18 Dec 18
IMURNEWS.COM

GENEVA (Reuters) – Russia, Iran and Turkey, supporters of the main sides in Syria’s complex civil war, on Tuesday failed to agree on the makeup of a U.N.-sponsored Syrian Constitutional Committee but called for it to convene early next year to kick off a viable peace process. In a joint statement read out by Russian […]

18 Dec 18
Pinchhitwriter's Weblog

There is so much going on in Washington these days that I truly do not understand what is happening. I will detail some of my not understanding in the following observations. What I ask involves how can we look objectively at these actions and have them apply to all participants, not just one side of […]

18 Dec 18
National Post

U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley gave a hint, but no details, of the Trump administration’s peace plan for Israel and the Palestinians on Tuesday, saying it’s long, takes advantage of new technology, and has a lot both sides will like and things they won’t like. Haley said Israelis and Palestinians as well as countries around the […]

18 Dec 18
Swamp Fox Research Hub

If you would listen to President Trump and his concern about the “trade deficit”, you do know that he is only talking about ONE side of the equation right? He is only addressing PART of the issue which indeed is a symptom of something much bigger. This diversion has made everyone (well almost, since those […]

18 Dec 18
Russia News Now

This article being about the Israel/Palestine crisis – a veritable “third-rail” in American political discourse – it’s necessary to start with a few disclaimers. This author is not anti-Semitic and believes the Israeli state has a right to exist. Now that that’s out of the way, let’s address the controversial caveat: Palestinians, for moral and […]

18 Dec 18
dimenno

​MODERN WISDOM​ ​NUMBER 244CHRISTMAS 2018Copyright 2018 Francis DiMennodimenno@gmail.comhttp://www.dimenno.wordpress.com     CITIZEN RUANEPART FOUR OF FOURTHE END ​​“Death closes all: but something ere the end, Some work of noble note, may yet be done….”—Alfred, Lord Tennyson, “Ulysses”  Shortly after Billy’s hiatus at McLean’s Hospital, by about December of 1990 the first, old crowd was being pushed aside […]

17 Dec 18
Lowmiller Consulting Group Blog

The Taliban say they are holding another meeting on Monday with U.S. officials, this time in the United Arab Emirates and also involving Saudi, Pakistani and Emirati representatives in the latest attempt to bring a negotiated end to Afghanistan’s 17-year war. Khalil Minawi, director of Afghanistan’s state-run Bakhtar news agency said on Twitter that officials […]

17 Dec 18
New Delhi Times

Australia has decided to formally recognize west Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, but won’t move its embassy until there’s a peace settlement between Israel and the Palestinians, Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced Saturday. Morrison said in a speech that Australia would recognize east Jerusalem as Palestine’s capital only after a settlement has been reached on a […]

17 Dec 18
INKLING LEAGUE

ISLAMABAD – The Taliban say they are holding “another” meeting on Monday with U.S. officials, this time in the United Arab Emirates and also involving Saudi, Pakistani and Emirati representatives in the latest attempt to bring a negotiated end to Afghanistan’s 17-year war. Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid offered no further details. Khalil Minawi, director of […]

17 Dec 18
STL.News

ISLAMABAD— The Taliban say they are holding “another” meeting on Monday with U.S. officials, this time in the United Arab Emirates and also involving Saudi, Pakistani and Emirati representatives in the latest attempt to bring a negotiated end to Afghanistan’s 17-year war. Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid offered no further details. Khalil Minawi, director of Afghanistan’s […]

17 Dec 18
New Delhi Times

The Taliban say they are holding “another” meeting on Monday with U.S. officials, this time in the United Arab Emirates and also involving Saudi, Pakistani and Emirati representatives in the latest attempt to bring a negotiated end to Afghanistan’s 17-year war. Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid offered no further details. Khalil Minawi, director of Afghanistan’s state-run […]

17 Dec 18
STL.News

ISLAMABAD— The Taliban say they are holding “another” meeting on Monday with U.S. officials, this time in the United Arab Emirates and also involving Saudi, Pakistani and Emirati representatives in the latest attempt to bring a negotiated end to Afghanistan’s 17-year war. Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid offered no further details. Khalil Minawi, director of Afghanistan’s […]