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White House Proposal for Bahrain Parley Gains Traction

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22 May 2019 (All day)
White House Proposal for Bahrain Parley Gains Traction
A summit proposed by the White House to be held in Bahrain on 25 June to discuss economic aspects of the so-called “Deal of the Century” gained traction on Wednesday with the endorsement of the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia. Palestinian Authority officials have already said they won’t participate while the Islamist terror militia Hamas has condemned the effort as a conspiracy to liquidate the Palestinian national cause. In related news, reports emerged this week that a consignment of ten armored vehicles supplied by the US have been transferred to the PA police through Jordan after years of protests against the move by Israel.

US Accuses Syria's Assad Regime of Chemical Attack
The US State Department issued a statement on Tuesday that it suspects Syria’s Assad regime of carrying out attacks against its enemies with chemical weapons. The attack is alleged to have taken place on Sunday in Idlib Province, the only territory still under the nominal control of regime opponents, including jihadist elements under the banner of a group calling itself Tahrir al-Sham, which has incorporated fighters from a variety of groups including remnants of the Al Nusra Front.

Shell Invests in Israel-based AI Start Up
The movement to Boycott, Divest and Sanction (BDS) Israel suffered another defeat this week when British-Dutch energy giant Shell announced that it is investing $4 million in Ravin.AI, an artificial intelligence start-up based in Haifa and London. The company has developed software which uses ordinary cameras to inspect vehicles for damage, marketing the software to car-rental agencies and their insurers. “Shell is constantly looking to invest and incubate the best ideas to provide new services and added value to our customers,” said Shell New Energies VP for Digital Businesses Roger Hunter. “We will continue to seek opportunities to work with the team to bring Ravin.AI to our network of customers.”

Israel Blesses the World
The Israeli NGO IsraAID has sent teams and humanitarian supplies to the South American country of Columbia to assist in relief efforts for the thousands of refugees streaming into the country from neighboring Venezuela. According to relief organizations, there are an estimated 1.2 million Venezuelan refugees in Columbia, with more coming every day.

Here is a video about other ways Israel is blessing the world



Hezbollah Leader Feted by UN Official
Israeli officials reacted furiously on Tuesday to a Tweet by United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon Jan Kubis, in which he announced that he had met with Hezbollah Deputy Secretary General Naim Qassem and received a copy of his book, which he also recommended others to read. "We are shocked and disappointed by this meeting with a designated terror organization’s leader, threatening Israel, Lebanon and the whole region," Israel’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Emmanuel Nahshon tweeted. "One doesn’t need to read the Naim Qassem book, courtesy of #Hezbollah terrorists, in order to understand this !!"

"The role of #UN representatives is to promote a stable and secure region and not to meet with the leaders of a terrorist organization and to glorify incitement against the State of Israel," Israel's Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador Danny Danon tweeted Wednesday morning. “The role of #UN representatives is to promote a stable and secure region and not to meet with the leaders of a terrorist organization and to glorify incitement against the State of Israel.”

 

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