Posts Tagged “Golan Heights”

United Nations funds 15 peacekeeping missions

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United Nations funds 15 peacekeeping missions

Approving the appropriation of $7.86 billion for 15 peacekeeping operations for the 2016/2017 fiscal period, the General Assembly today adopted 25 resolutions and one decision contained in reports from its Fifth Committee (Administrative and Budgetary). (See Press Release GA/AB/4201.) One of the texts addressed cross-cutting issues related to the financing of United Nations peacekeeping operations,…

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Silver Star Medal Citation Admits Israel’s Attack on USS LIBERTY

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Silver Star Medal Citation Admits Israel’s Attack on USS LIBERTY

The Silver Star Medal is the third-highest military decoration for valor awarded to members of the United States Armed Forces for gallantry in action against an enemy of the United States. By Eileen Fleming Israel’s June 8 1967 attack on the USS Liberty garnered eleven Silver Star Medals but the one awarded to Terry Halbardier,…

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Abrahamic Reunion at the Golan Heights and #AllLiesMatter @billmaher

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Abrahamic Reunion at the Golan Heights and #AllLiesMatter @billmaher

The Abrahamic Reunion joined musician James Twyman for peace in Syria at the border of Israel on Monday. By Eileen Fleming The Abrahamic Reunion is a group of spiritual leaders–Jews, Christians, Muslims, and Druze who have been working together for over a decade promoting inter religious harmony in the Holy Land. On February 1st James Twyman…

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Hezbollah squeezes Israel’s options in Syria

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By Ali Rizk The latest developments in the ongoing conflict between Hezbollah and Israel leave little room for doubt that a full scale war between the two enemies is highly unlikely. As we move ahead the issue to keep an eye on will be the intelligence/assassination war and how recent events may alter Israeli assassination…

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Watch for growing Israeli-Iranian & hezbollah tension in Syria

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Watch for growing Israeli-Iranian & hezbollah tension in Syria

By Ali Rizk In August 2013 Israeli defense minister Moshe Yaalon said the following to visiting US joint chief of staff Martin Dempsey: “We must also be prepared for a long conflict and instability in Syria. We cannot let the Tehran-Damascus-Beirut axis of evil to win this fight”. Over a year has passed since then,…

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Netanyahu vs Obama on US Iranian policy

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Netanyahu vs Obama on US Iranian policy

Netanyahu vs Obama on US Iranian policy By Ali Rizk The Israeli announcement of the interception of an alleged Iranian ship carrying advanced weapons destined for Gaza is another development in the series of Israeli stunts that began after the interim agreement that was reached between Iran and the P5+1 regarding Tehran’s nuclear program. After…

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