Abbas Articles

Debate 1: Palestine reaches for statehood, but is it ready?

On 23 September Mahmoud Abbas, leader of the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO) and head of the Palestinian Authority, officially submitted a bid to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon for Palestine to be recognised as a state and granted full membership of the United Nations. This bid has precisely a zero per cent chance of succeeding. […]

Israel-Palestine: ‘The time for false mediation is over’

For all of President Obama’s idealistic rhetoric, it falls to our European leaders to take action over the Middle East peace process

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