‘Netanyahu’s time is over’ – former Israeli PM Olmert calls for revival of his 2008 peace plan

It will take mere months to strike a deal with Palestinians if Israel returns to its 2008 two-state proposal, and the only ones opposing the plan are Benjamin Netanyahu and his circle, former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said. “There is no question in my mind that Netanyahu’s time is over. He’s gone,” Olmert told TV […]

5 mistakes the US, Israel, and Palestine must not repeat if they want any chance of peace

Khue Bui/AP In the 25 years of the Oslo peace process, three presidents have unsuccessfully sought to resolve the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians. The U.S. can provide cover, explanation, reassurance—and commitments, all of which make it easier for both sides to make hard decisions. Learning from Washington’s past mistakes—as well as the past mistakes […]

Most controversial Nobel Peace Prize winners of all time

Despite Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un being tipped to take the top spot, this year’s Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to anti-rape campaigns. However, previous winners haven’t always been so ‘noble.’ Before we begin, it’s worth remembering exactly what the prize is intended to represent. According to Alfred Nobel’s will, the Peace Prize should […]

China’s ‘Peace Ark’ ship makes maiden visit to Venezuela (VIDEO)

A Chinese hospital vessel has moored at a port near Caracas, where its staff will be providing free medical care to Venezuelans. Recently, a similar-class ship was sent by the US to Colombia to treat refugees fleeing Venezuela. The ‘Peace Ark,’ a Chinese Navy 300-bed hospital ship, has moored on Saturday at the port of […]

Europe owes peace and prosperity to ‘friendship with US’ – UK foreign secretary

Europe should be thankful to the US for its peace and prosperity, claims UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt, praising the friendship with Washington and calling for unity amid deep divisions over US tariffs and Iran policy. Hunt arrived to the meeting of EU foreign ministers in the Austrian capital of Vienna on Thursday, saying that […]

Israeli forces shoot Norwegian peace activist twice in one week (VIDEO)

Norwegian Palestine-solidarity activist Kristin Foss was shot twice in a week by Israeli soldiers. The first time she was shot whilst standing with her hands raised, and the second occured when she was retreating from tear gas. Foss was standing still with her hands raised when she was shot in Kafr Qaddum during a weekly […]

Nobel Peace Prize winner Kofi Annan dies aged 80

Getty Images Kofi Annan has died aged 80.   The Nobel Peace Prize winner and former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan has died aged 80.See the rest of the story at Business Insider NOW WATCH: How a black cop infiltrated the KKK — the true story behind Spike Lee’s ‘BlacKkKlansman’ See Also: Your opinion matters — Join […]

‘Peace behind me, war in front of me’: China shows big guns in epic recruitment VIDEO

Beijing’s top-notch military hardware is showcased in a bombastic recruitment ad which went viral on Chinese social media. The blockbuster-like video was produced for Army Day. The ad titled ‘I Am a Chinese Soldier’ began circulating in China last week. It starts with touching scenes of servicemen departing from their families. “Peace behind me, war […]

Trump says Iran sanctions are back, asks for nothing less than ‘WORLD PEACE’

Drew Angerer/Getty Images President Donald Trump heralded the return of US sanctions on Iran on Tuesday and seemed to tie those sanctions to a push for “nothing less” than world peace. As of midnight on Tuesday, the US reimposed sanctions on Iran, which cut access to US banking, and hit precious metal sales, the auto […]