بريطانيا الحائرة.. هل تخرج من الاتحاد الأوروبي أم تدخل في انتخابات؟

11/1/2019 الجزيرة نت-لندن صفعة جديدة تلقتها رئيسة الوزراء البريطانية تيريزا ماي قبيل أربعة أيام من موعد التصويت العام في البرلمان البريطاني على خطتها للخروج من الاتحاد الأوروبي. وتعبيرا عن عدم ثقتهم صوت 308 برلمانيين مقابل 297 لصالح تعديل قانوني يجبر الحكومة على تقديم خطة بديلة لخطة الخروج من الاتحاد الأوروبي (بريكست) خلال ثلاثة أيام عوضا عن 21 يوما التي تحددها …

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Israel’s royal reward for discriminating against Palestinians

First published by the Middle East Monitor on 25/6/2018 UK Prince Williams arrives at the Marka International Airport to hold official visits in Amman, Jordan on 24 June 2018 [Shadi Nsoor/Anadolu Agency] As Britain’s Prince William arrives in Israel for a royal visit that will also see him visit the Occupied Palestinian Territories, does he …

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The UK is quietly changing its policy on Israel and Palestine

First published by the Middle East Monitor on 5/4/2017 Palestinians were delighted to see 2016 end with the UN Security Council passing resolution 2334 which reaffirmed the illegality of Israel’s settlement enterprise. The passing of the resolution was facilitated by the US abstention in the dying days of Obama’s administration. The UK played a key …

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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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Rolls Royce, pants and sand: What Boris Johnson said to the Arab ambassadors

First published by the Middle East Eye on 13/10/2016 The foreign secretary's candid speech reveals an opportunity to influence UK policy in the Middle East - Arab ambassadors should seize it Away from the endless discussions on Brexit at this year’s Conservative party conference in Birmingham, there were the usual fringe meetings and receptions that complement …

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