Kuwaiti Official Yells Get Out … Child Killers at Israeli Delegation

By Sana ElouaziRabat – Marzouq Al-Ghanim, Kuwait’s national assembly speaker, forced an Israeli delegation to leave a meeting of the Inter-Parliamentary Union held on Wednesday in St. Petersburg, Russia, after describing them as “occupiers” and “child killers.”Replying to Israeli claims regarding Palestinian prisoners detained in Israeli prisons, Al-Ghanim said that “what the parliamentary representative of this brutal occupation represents is the most dangerous form of terrorism: state terrorism.” He addressed the head of the Israeli delegation, saying, “If you do not feel shame, then do as you please.”“You should take your bags and leave this hall. Get out of the hall right now if you have an atom of dignity… you occupiers, child killers,” he shouted, inciting applause from the audience, before the Israeli representative walked out.Azzam Al-Ahmad, the head of the Palestinian delegation, praised the speech, telling Middle East Monitor that it shined “a light on the wounds Palestinians have suffered.”The heated speech went viral on social media and was widely praised among Arab Twitter users.???? ?? ?????:???? ??? ?????? #?????_??????????? ?????????? ?? ???? ?????? ????? ???????? ?????? ?? ?????.. @MarzouqAlghanim?????? ???? ????? ?????? ????? ???????? ???????? pic.twitter.com/of62phTPr1— ?? ??? ??? (@7amadQalam) October 18, 2017“Let history record the moment an Israeli delegation was kicked out of an international conference in Russia.”?? ???? ????? ??? ??????? ???????!???? ?????? ????? ????? ?????? ???????? ?????. #?????_??????— ???????? ??????????? (@Alaa_AlSaeedi) October 18, 2017“At a time of changing positions, Kuwait remains steadfast in its religion, Arab nationalism and justice.”????? ????? ???? ?? ??? ?? ??? ??? ???? ????? ?????? ?????? ???????? ?????? ????? ?? ??? ??????? ?? ?????? #?????_??????— Mohsen Alotaibi . (@Mohsen_alo97) October 18, 2017“I swear to God, I rejoiced seeing what this brave man did to the cowardly Zionist delegation that has caused terror worldwide.”??????? ???? ? ????? ?????? ??? ?????? ??? ????? ? ??? ?? ??? ????? ???????? ?????? ??? . ??? ??? ??????#?????_?????? pic.twitter.com/lTomBcpnnS— ???? ???????? (@92__almutairi) October 18, 2017“Honestly, Marzouq al-Ghanim represented Kuwait in the best way, to the point that his political rivals agreed with him.” read more

Ambassador Jayatilleka holds talks with Apostolic Nuncio to Russia

The wide ranging discussion included current global trends and potential threats to peace, issues of universalism and national cultures and comparative global responses to truth and reconciliation, liberation theology and its limits in addition to the contribution of successive Popes in the past half-century to the Church and theology. Ambassador Jayatilleka and Madame Jayatilleka were luncheon guests at the Apostolic Nunciature (the diplomatic mission of the Holy See). Sri Lanka’s Ambassador to Russia, Dr. Dayan Jayatilleka and Madame Sanja Jayatilleka paid a courtesy call on His Grace Celestino Migliore, the Archbishop of the Roman Catholic Church, who was appointed by Pope Francis as the Apostolic Nuncio to Russia.Celestino Migliore is a Titular Archbishop of Canosa  and has spent most of his career in the diplomatic service of the Holy See in the UN (New York) USA, Egypt, France and Poland. read more