And just like that, illegal Israeli settlements are now ‘legal’

First published by TRT World on 20/11/2019 What is the point of 'international law' when it can be summarily dismissed by the US in service to its ally Israel? US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s announcement that the long-held American policy that Israeli settlements were illegitimate according to international law has been abandoned, and could be the …

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UNRWA’s mandate ends only after return of Palestinian refugees

First published by the Arab Weekly on 28/1/2018 UNRWA’s highly recognisable logo, at least to Palestinians, adorns schools, hospitals and offices run by the organisation wherever the refugees live. Heavy blow. Palestinian refugees collect aid parcels at a UN food distribution centre in Rafah, on January 21.(AFP) The UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine …

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Interview: ‘US, Israel decisions on al-Quds threat to Palestine’

I was interviewed by Press TV on 23/1/2018 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VQVdjRaBoMM

Interview: Palestinians vote to suspend Israel’s recognition

I was interviewed by Press TV about the final statement of the Palestinian Central Council on 15/1/2018   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KftHJfLdw0A&feature=youtu.be