Tag: international relations

Important meeting on the future of the EU: Nehammer calls for course correction

Important meeting on the future of the EU: Nehammer calls for course correction

One of several summit meetings on the EU’s priorities for the next five years took place in Vienna on Friday evening. The heads of state and government of the four member states, as well as the President of the European Council Charles Michel, came to the federal capital at the invitation of Chancellor Karl Nehammer […]

Israel: First aid delivery through new crossing in northern Gaza

Israel: First aid delivery through new crossing in northern Gaza

According to the army, Israel brought first aid supplies to the area through a new gate in the north of the Gaza Strip. The military announced Friday that the crossing became operational on Thursday and the first trucks entered the coastline. Israel is under great pressure to improve humanitarian care in the recently closed coastal […]

Israel: Hamas commander killed in Gaza Strip

Israel: Hamas commander killed in Gaza Strip

The Israeli army announced that the Islamist Hamas commander responsible for the attacks on aid convoys was killed. Rudwan Mohammed Abdullah Rudwan ordered an armed attack to bring aid supplies under Hamas control in the town of Jabalia, north of the coastline, the army said on Friday. There is constant news of famine, especially from […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Lavrov: Russia and China together against the West

Lavrov: Russia and China together against the West

According to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, Moscow and Beijing want to work together against the alleged hegemonic policy of the West. “And our leaders, President (Vladimir) Putin and President Xi Jinping, have repeatedly emphasized Russia and China’s determination to resist all attempts to slow down the emergence of a multipolar world and the long-overdue […]