Daily Archives: 27 June 2016

Israel and Turkey restore relations – peace in our time?

On reading the terms under which Israel and Turkey are to restore diplomatic relations today I felt I ought to title this piece by paraphrasing Neville Chamberlain: “I have here a piece of paper…”. Let’s start with the terms of … Continue reading

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Mahmoud Abbas water-libels Israel, lies as he retracts, and the EU applauds him

Last week I wrote about the disgraceful “water-libel” published by the Independent newspaper, where Israel was accused of turning off the water to Palestinian villages, particularly during Ramadan. Despite the refutations by several Israeli bloggers as well as official denials … Continue reading

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