The Peace Prize is the fourth Nobel award to be announced this week. The 2018 Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded half to Frances H. Arnold and the other half jointly to George P. Smith and Sir Gregory P. Winter on Wednesday for their work harnessing the power of evolution to develop new proteins used […]
But in recent years, ties between Gulf Arab nations and Israel have quietly grown, in part over their shared enmity of Iran and the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah. Prince Mohammed also shares Israel´s distrust of Islamist groups like the Muslim Brotherhood and the militant group Hamas that holds the Gaza Strip.
“As a survivor, I am grateful for this opportunity to draw international attention to the plight of the Yazidi people who have suffered unimaginable crimes since the genocide” by IS, she said. “Many Yazidis will look upon this prize and think of family members that were lost, are still unaccounted for, and of the 1,300 […]
“As the nominating letter explains, President Trump is the first American president since Carter to hold power without starting a new conflict. For this alone he deserves close consideration”, says Wall Street analyst Charles Ortel while commenting on the Norwegian’s move. Ortel highlights that crafting peace deals between Israel and the UAE, and then Bahrain […]
“I did not nominate Donald Trump as I do not believe he is qualified to receive the Nobel Peace Prize. The prize is given to those who have ‘done the most or the best work for fraternity between nations, for the abolition or reduction of standing armies and for the holding and promotion of peace […]
“It is now to hope that the Nobel Committee is able to consider what Trump has achieved internationally and that it does not stumble in established prejudice against the US President,” Tybring-Gjedde said in a Facebook post.
On Wednesday, President Trump was nominated for the annual award by Norwegian lawmaker Christian Tybring-Gjedde for his role in reaching an Israeli-UAE deal, which is set to be signed at the White House on 15 September. In addition, the president was nominated by Swedish lawmaker Magnus Jacobsson, who cited Trump’s role in brokering an economic […]
A member of the Norwegian Parliament has nominated President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump-backed candidate wins NH GOP Senate primary to take on Shaheen Trump, supporters gather without masks in NC despite request from local GOP official Trump-backed candidate wins NH GOP primary to take on Pappas MORE for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize for his role […]
“As it is expected other Middle Eastern countries will follow in the footsteps of the UAE, this agreement could be a game changer that will turn the Middle East into a region of cooperation and prosperity,” Tybring-Gjedde wrote in his nomination letter to the Nobel Committee.
“It was a one-off photo opportunity for President Trump and a good PR moment for Israel’s prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who got a chance to declare that there will be two European embassies opened in Jerusalem. I say moment, because I don’t think that either Belgrade or Priština plan on actually doing it in the […]