Tag: Conflicts

NGOs call for halt to arms shipments to conflicts in Middle East

NGOs call for halt to arms shipments to conflicts in Middle East

More than 250 non-governmental organizations wrote an open letter on Thursday, calling for an immediate halt to all arms transfers to Israel and Palestinian armed groups. The letter calls for an immediate ceasefire. It also “requests all states to halt the transfer of weapons that could be used to violate international humanitarian law and human […]

Hamas leader: Killed sons were not fighters

Hamas leader: Killed sons were not fighters

Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh has denied that his three sons killed in the Israeli attack were fighters of the radical Islamist group. According to Israel, they belonged to the armed wing of Hamas. Haniyeh, who lives in Qatar, reiterated to Reuters on Thursday that his sons’ deaths would not affect his stance on ceasefire negotiations: […]

Netanyahu: Whoever attacks us, we attack him too

Netanyahu: Whoever attacks us, we attack him too

According to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in addition to the Gaza war, Israel is also preparing for “challenges in other areas.” During his visit to Tel Nof air base on Thursday, Netanyahu spoke of “challenging days.” Apparently considering a possible Iranian attack on Israel, he said: “We have established a simple principle: whoever attacks us, […]

Red-white-red card plus for Ukrainians

Red-white-red card plus for Ukrainians

The card called Red-White-Red Card Plus will be opened to displaced people from Ukraine. This is to give them and their employers a longer-term perspective. Following the Council of Ministers, Minister of Labor Martin Kocher (ÖVP) and Minister of Social Affairs Johannes Rauch (Greens) announced the relevant agreement in the government. In practical terms, the […]

Biden: Netanyahu is making ‘mistakes’ in Gaza

Biden: Netanyahu is making ‘mistakes’ in Gaza

US President Joe Biden repeated his harsh criticism of Israel’s handling of the war in the Gaza Strip. Biden called Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s course in the conflict with radical Islamist Hamas a “mistake” in a television interview broadcast on Tuesday evening (local time). He called on Netanyahu for a ceasefire. Biden told US Spanish-language […]

US sale of $100 million worth of war materials to Kiev approved

US sale of $100 million worth of war materials to Kiev approved

The US government has approved the sale of urgently needed military equipment worth $138 million (127 million euros) to Ukraine. Kiev should expand its self-defense capabilities against Russian missile attacks, the International Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) said on Tuesday (local time). The material will be used to repair and improve the Hawk air defense system, […]

EU court overturns sanctions against two Russian oligarchs

EU court overturns sanctions against two Russian oligarchs

The EU court overturned the European Union’s sanctions decisions against Russian oligarchs Mikhail Fridman and Pyotr Aven. Judges ruled in Luxembourg on Wednesday that the EU Council did not provide sufficient evidence to be included in the sanctions list in its decisions between February 2022 and March 2023. The sanctions decisions were taken in response […]

Iran and Israel threatened each other after the attack in Damascus

Iran and Israel threatened each other after the attack in Damascus

Iran is once again threatening Israel with retaliation for the airstrike on the Iranian embassy building in Damascus. Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, in his speech on the occasion of the end of Ramadan, the holy month of Muslims, said, “The evil regime made a mistake and must and will be punished.” said. Israel, […]

Russia launched an air strike on energy facilities in southern Ukraine

Russia launched an air strike on energy facilities in southern Ukraine

Russia’s air strikes on Ukraine on Wednesday night damaged many energy supply systems in the south of the country, according to the Kiev military. An unidentified power supply object was struck in the Black Sea port city of Odessa. A fire broke out at an energy facility in the Mykolaiv region, the southern Ukrainian military […]

Ireland wants to officially recognize the state of Palestine

Ireland wants to officially recognize the state of Palestine

Ireland has spoken out in favor of a two-state solution to the Middle East conflict and will soon officially recognize Palestine as a state. Irish Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Micheál Martin said this in Dublin on Tuesday evening, according to media reports. Delaying recognition “is no longer credible or defensible.” He said he […]