The Balfour Declaration: 67 words that changed the history of Palestine

First published by the Arab Weekly on 5/11/2017 The Balfour Declaration crucially omitted reference to the indigenous Palestinian Arabs who at the time made up 90% of the population. The British and Israeli governments celebrated the Balfour Declaration in London and Is­rael while Palestinians and their supporters marched in many cities across the world demanding …

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Debate: 100 years after Balfour

I debated with former IDF Spokesman, now spokesman for the Jewish Agency for Israel Avi Mayer on the centenary of the Balfour Declaration on 2/11/2017   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xfh_0G-ZQzk

وراء الحدث: بريطانيا رفضت الإعتذار عن وعد بلفور

قناة الغد بتاريخ ٢/١١/٢٠١٧ https://youtu.be/4OsVJKw7HfI

Interview with RTUK about Balfour Centenary

I was interviewed by RTUK about the Centenary of the Balfour Declaration on 2/11/2017 https://youtu.be/evZb4hNcocc

What if Wales had been offered to the Jews as a homeland?

First published by the Middle East Eye on 1/11/2017 #Balfour One hundred years ago, the Balfour Declaration backed Palestine as a Jewish homeland. Imagining if history had taken another turn offers a fresh perspective.   On 2 November 1917, British Foreign Secretary Arthur Balfour sent a letter to Lord Walter Rothschild, a prominent zionist, which …

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الحصاد: بلفور … قرن من الظلم 

مشاركتي في برنامج الحصاد على قناة الجزيرة بتاريخ ٢٢/٤/٢٠١٧   https://youtu.be/k9w8Mf6k-C0

What Brexit should mean for the Arab world

First published by the Arab Weekly on 30/10/2016 June 23rd marked a turning point in Britain’s relationship with the European Union when the British people voted to leave the union, triggering a process known as Brexit. This quickly brought about the resignation of the prime minis­ter, David Cameron, who was replaced by Theresa May. In …

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