Insights: the Middle East

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    Insights on a Council visit to the Middle East

    Council members are now consulting with capitals following Russia’s proposal for a Council visit to the Middle East. Yesterday during consultations, Russian Permanent Representative Vitaly Churkin announced a proposed Council visit to Israel and Palestine, Egypt, Syria and Lebanon. Serious...

    posted on WED 9 FEB 2011
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    Insights on Media Coverage of the Palestine Papers

    Sourced with articles from AFP, Al-Jazeera, Christian Science Monitor (US), Daily Star (Lebanon), Financial Times, Foreign Policy Magazine, Guardian (UK), Haaretz (Israel), Time Magazine (US) and Xinhua. The release by al-Jazeera of the ‘Palestine Papers’ provided a rare public airing...

    posted on TUE 1 FEB 2011
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    Insights on the draft Israeli Settlements Resolution

    A group of 120 co-sponsors, which includes most of the NAM countries and a number of UN members, have formally tabled a draft Security Council resolution on the Israeli settlements in Palestine. So far no European country has come forward...

    posted on WED 19 JAN 2011
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    Insights on Israel/Palestine

    A group of 120 co-sponsors, which includes most of the NAM countries and a number of UN members, have formally tabled a draft Security Council resolution on the Israeli settlements in Palestine. So far no European country has come forward...

    posted on WED 19 JAN 2011
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    Insights on Israel/Palestine

    The momentum for a resolution on Israel/Palestine appears to be losing some of its steam. While earlier in the week some Council members were anticipating having the resolution before the Council next week, it now appears possible that it may...

    posted on FRI 14 JAN 2011