The 25th anniversary of the Israel-Jordan peace treaty falls on 26 October but neither side sees much to celebrate. How will the future of the relationship evolve?
Some Arab regimes have continued to develop their relations with Israel despite the latter’s conduct towards the Palestinians. But there’s a limit to how far they will go.
Discussion of BDS in Congress stalled. Some action in England. For Germany BDS is anti-Semitic.
An agreement with Israel on revenue transfers brings some relief to the PA’s beleaguered finances. But “disengagement from the … occupation” will be very hard to achieve.
Following elections likely Israeli government move towards annexation. Time to recognise Palestine.
Gaza – an escalation of violence in the last fortnight may have been contained, for now. A new Israeli government could make things worse rather than better. Qatari envoy explains why living conditions are not likely to improve.
Palestinian Minister of Jerusalem Affairs accuses Israel of making “war” on the Palestinian presence in East Jerusalem. Some but perhaps not much hyperbole in this.
Unusual Israeli attacks on both Lebanon and Iraq – a mixed reaction from the US.
Israeli drones strike Hizbullah and Palestinians in Lebanon, first time since 2006. Tension rises.
Competing ideas for increased security in the Gulf “tinderbox”. UK under Johnson backs the US. Legal considerations.