Tag Archives: diplomats

Human Rights as a weapon of lawfare against Israel

Even though these stories are from the last week or two they are still as relevant as ever. In fact if you look through any articles about the UN and Israel they will sound like reruns, and in effect they … Continue reading

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Britain and Iran close embassies, mutually expel ambassadors

Poor old Britain. I can almost feel sorry for her, trying to walk a tightrope in its relations with the totalitarian theocratic regime in Iran, wanting to maintain a diplomatic relationship with the Ayatollahs on the one hand, especially in … Continue reading

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Turkey amps up the hostility

Having thrown the mother of all diplomatic temper tantrums, and not content with expelling Israel’s ambassador, Turkey today detained Israeli travellers on arrival in Istanbul. About 40 Israeli passengers on board a Turkish Airlines flight from Tel Aviv to Istanbul … Continue reading

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