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UN must reject Myanmar junta’s request for credentials [Video]

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UN must reject Myanmar junta’s request for credentials

Myanmar’s military rulers are vying for the UN credentials now held by the democratically-elected government which they overthrew last year by a coup d’état. UN Watch takes the floor today to urge the General Assembly to reject the junta’s request…”
Testimony delivered at United Nations Human Rights Council by Hannah Hyams, Morris B. Abram Fellow at UN Watch, March 18, 2022.
https://unwatch.org/un-must-reject-myanmar-juntas-request-for-credentials/

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Russian Military Analyst: If the West Sends Forces to Ukraine – This Would Mean All-Out War [Video]

Russian military analyst Viktor Litovkin, who is also head of the military news editorial office for the TASS news agency, said in a May 9, 2022 show on Sky News Arabia (UAE) that if the West declares war on Russia or sends soldiers to fight in Ukraine, it would mean all-out war. He said that sending weapons to Ukraine is one thing, but sending Western armed forces to Ukraine would be a different matter altogether. Litovkin added: “Russia has nuclear weapons that can destroy many European and non-European countries.”

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Fatah Official: The Jews – A Loathsome Nation; They Were Banished from 70 Countries [Video]

Muhammad Al-Lahham, a member of Fatah’s Revolutionary Council, said in a May 15, 2022 show on Alghad TV (Egypt) that Fatah's conflict with Israel is about the very existence of Israel, and not about borders. He said that after being banished from 70 countries, the Jews had come to Palestine in order to "erase the truth" even though the Arab nation had never done them any harm. He said: "It is either us or them in this land." For more about Muhammad Al-Lahham, see MEMRI TV Clip No. 6840.The MEMRI Lantos Project exposes anti-Semitism and Holocaust denial in the Middle East region and Middle Eastern communities in the West with the aim of supporting legislation and educating media and the general public.

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Libyan Islamic Scholar: Shireen Abu Akleh Was a Christian, So We Are Forbidden from Praying for Her [Video]

On May 12, 2022, Libyan Islamic scholar Sheikh Zain Khairallah posted to his YouTube channel a video in which he commented on the previous-day death of Al-Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh in the crossfire between Israeli forces and Palestinian terrorists in the West Bank city of Jenin. Sheikh Khairallah said that because Abu Akleh was a Christian, it is forbidden for Muslims to pray for Allah to forgive her sins or have mercy on her soul. However, he said that it is permitted to feel sad over her death, to console her family, and to pray for Allah to take revenge against her killers. Sheikh Khairallah has 290,000 subscribers to his YouTube channel, and this video was watched 45,000 times.

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[VIE] Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh ahead of U.S.-ASEAN Summit [Video]

CSIS is honored to host Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on May 11 at 3 p.m. EDT for his first speech in the United States in the lead up to the U.S.-ASEAN Summit. This year’s summit marks 45 years of U.S. ties with Southeast Asia and 27 years since the United States and Vietnam have established diplomatic relations.Join us as Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh offers his remarks on the state and future of the U.S.-Vietnam relationship in a moderated conversation. Vietnam is a critical partner for the United States in the Indo-Pacific, and their robust relationship continues to endure through mutual respect, collaboration, and a shared vision for a free and open Indo-Pacific. Please submit your questions online using the form on this webpage. The window to submit questions will close on May 10. ---------------------------------------------A nonpartisan institution, CSIS is the top national security think tank in the world. Visit www.csis.org to find more of our work as we bring bipartisan solutions to the world's greatest challenges.Want to see more videos and virtual events? Subscribe to this channel and turn on notifications: https://cs.is/2dCfTveFollow CSIS on:• Twitter: www.twitter.com/csis• Facebook: www.facebook.com/CSIS.org• Instagram: www.instagram.com/csis/