Fighting inside Israeli cities raises the spectre of a new intifada or “civil war”; social media giants back Israel while Biden comes under increasing pressure from within his own party to stop the war.
The time is long past due for the UK to challenge Israel for its repeated violations of international law and to recognise a Palestinian state on pre-1967 lines.
Arab Digest · Jerusalem
As the crisis in Jerusalem deepens Prince Hassan of Jordan calls for an end to expropriations, confiscations and annexation. “Jerusalem,” he writes “is a shared gift, not the exclusive property of one government or one people.”
Summary: the Middle East and North Africa is a crucial battleground in the global struggle to contain the damage climate change is inflicting but time is fast running out for countries in the region to take concerted action.
Opportunity beckons for a MENA regional security initiative but it requires a leadership role from the GCC.
Algeria today sits at the centre of a Venn diagram of four overlapping and daunting challenges.
Arab Digest · Stepping Stones to a Secure Middle East
Arab Digest · @SALHACHIMI busts loose!
Israel continues to expand its control of East Jerusalem through residential, industrial and tourism projects that will force thousands of Palestinians from their homes and businesses.