Tagged: Peace talks

For peace talks, a 10th month of pregnancy?

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas gestures as he gives a speech during a meeting with the Palestine Liberation Organization's Central Council in the West Bank city of Ramallah, on April 26, 2014. (photo credit: AFP/Abbas Momani)

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas gestures as he gives a speech during a meeting with the Palestine Liberation Organization’s Central Council in the West Bank city of Ramallah, on April 26, 2014. (photo credit: AFP/Abbas Momani)

Negotiations ended this week without a deal, or an intifada, which leaves a situation ripe for secret contacts between the sides

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Why the peace talks are collapsing, part 94

Secretary of State John Kerry stands with Justice Minister and chief negotiator Tzipi Livni, left, and Palestinian chief negotiator Saeb Erekat, after the resumption of Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, Tuesday, July 30, 2013, at the State Department in Washington. (photo credit: AP/Charles Dharapak)

Secretary of State John Kerry stands with Justice Minister and chief negotiator Tzipi Livni, left, and Palestinian chief negotiator Saeb Erekat, after the resumption of Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, Tuesday, July 30, 2013, at the State Department in Washington. (photo credit: AP/Charles Dharapak)

Kerry’s well-intentioned but flawed oversight hasn’t helped, but it’s a deep asymmetry that is again dooming the negotiations

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PA: Talks can go on if Israel frees 1,000 prisoners

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas attends the 25th Arab League summit, March 25, 2014 (photo credit:AFP/Yasser al-Zayyat)

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas attends the 25th Arab League summit, March 25, 2014 (photo credit:AFP/Yasser al-Zayyat)

Abbas rejects offer of 400 more freed Palestinians to continue negotiations, hands counteroffer to US mediators

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Iran’s Hassan Rouhani calls the Holocaust ‘reprehensible’

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Commentary By: Gordon King

What the new President Hassan Rouhani of Iran is saying in this article is a “crock”.  He says that what the Nazis did to the Jews and non-Jews is reprehensible and condemnable.   He goes on to say: “Whatever crimes they committed against the Jews, we condemn. The taking of human life is contemptible: it makes no difference whether that life is a Jewish life, Christian or Muslim. For us, it is the same. The taking of human life is something our religion rejects.”  

What?!  Something that their religion rejects!  Are you kidding me?!  It is exactly what their religion promotes and encourages.  As a matter of fact, the Quran commands the followers of Muhammad (Islam) to kill, torture and maim anyone (especially Jews and Christians) who disbelieves in Allah (including other Muslims who are not following these commands).

Islam is the religion of killing, murdering, death, torture, crime, violence, sodomy, pedophilia, lust, evil, hate, chaos, war, jihad, disrespect, lying, cheating and stealing.  If you compare Islam to Satan, they almost seem like they are one and the same.  What does it take for the world to wake up from their sleep and to see the truth?

Let us not forget what Jesus told us: 

Matthew 7:15    You Will Know Them by Their Fruits

15 “Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ravenous wolves.”

Do you trust this man?

Iran's President Rouhani addresses the 68th United Nations General Assembly in New York

Iran’s President Rouhani addresses the 68th United Nations General Assembly in New York Photo: Reuters

Iran’s new president denounced Nazi crimes “against the Jews” yesterday and offered “peace and friendship” to Americans as he sought to recast his country’s image.

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 Hassan Rouhani’s charm offensive at the United Nations General Assembly in New York continued with a CNN interview designed to bury the impression created by his predecessor, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who described the Holocaust as a “myth”.

Mr Rouhani could not bring himself explicitly to acknowledge the historical truth of the deaths of six million Jews. “I am not a historian,” he said. “When it comes to speaking of the dimensions of the Holocaust, it is the historians that should reflect on it.”

He added: “But in general I can tell you that any crime that happens in history against humanity, including the crime the Nazis committed towards the Jews, as well as non-Jewish people, is reprehensible and condemnable as far as we are concerned.”

Mr Rouhani said: “Whatever crimes they committed against the Jews, we condemn. The taking of human life is contemptible: it makes no difference whether that life is a Jewish life, Christian or Muslim. For us, it is the same. The taking of human life is something our religion rejects.”

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