Archive for February, 2019

Prospect of lasting peace ‘fading by the day’ in Gaza – UN

Press Release – UN News

The spectres of violence and radicalism in the Occupied Palestinian Territory are growing, and the prospect of sustainable peace is fading by the day, a senior UN envoy in the region told the Security Council on Wednesday. Read more »

As Abbas Ages, Fatah Moves to Consolidate Power

Article – Ramzy Baroud

Five years after spearheading what is inaptly referred to as a government of national reconciliation, Palestinian Prime Minister, Rami Hamdallah, has finally resigned . Read more »

The Significance of the Eastern Mediterranean Gas Forum

Press Release – The Institute for National Security Studies

The Energy Ministers of Egypt, Cyprus, Greece, Israel, Italy, Jordan, and the Palestinian Authority met in Cairo in mid-January 2019 to discuss the establishment of the Eastern Mediterranean Gas Forum, which will serve as the umbrella for cooperation and dialogue … Read more »