Although the outcome of the parliamentary elections might not have a direct effect on the region, this particular legislative term in Kuwait will be interesting to monitor for various reasons from its being the first parliament to be formed under the reign of the newly elected Emir, Sheikh Nawaf al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah, to the increasing pressure from the Kuwaiti people to reject normalization relations with Israel.
He was born to a Syrian family in the Golan Heights in 1962 and at the age of five became a refugee when Israel occupied the territory in the 1967 Arab-Israeli War.
The establishment of Israel in the Middle East saw with it a number of assassinations that had a considerable impact on Middle East politics.
A fragile health infrastructure Following three major Israeli onslaughts on Gaza in 2008, 2012, and 2014, dozens of health facilities have been targeted by Israel, including medical crews, ambulances, hospitals, and laboratories.
Indeed, the Middle Eastern country, aside from Israel, is the most unrepentant human rights violator in the whole region.
Despite unrelenting Israeli colonization and the entrenchment of apartheid, several important Muslim countries have taken the bold step of normalizing relations with Israel, and appear to be abandoning the Palestinian cause.
It is the day when Britain captured Jerusalem from the Ottomans and began laying the groundwork for the creation of the state of Israel in fulfilment of the Balfour Declaration.
Both publicly and privately, the Israeli government defended this massive weapons sale to the UAE, which formalized diplomatic ties with Israel earlier this year as part of the Abraham Accords.
South America is also home to a considerable Jewish diaspora, estimated at 250,000, which explains the strong relationship certain countries have with Israel.
Notable board member Farooq Mitha, who also served as Biden’s Muslim Engagement Advisor and now is on his Pentagon transition team, formerly helped the Obama administration “to normalize ties between Israel and Arab nations under the banner of Track II diplomacy” and boasted to former employees that he was a member of AIPAC, the largest pro-Israel lobbying group in the U.
With respect to Israel, the U.
Recently it was reported that Zoom and some other video-conferencing applications are selectively imposing restrictions on issues and one of these is the ongoing conflict between Israel and Palestine.
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Accordingly the international community - at the beginning - hoped that exportation of Israeli gas to Europe (possibly via a sub-sea pipeline to Turkey) could advance cooperation among regional states, make a political solution easy for already existing disputes like the Cyprus Question, and strengthen interdependence between Europe and the region.
Similarly, some Ultra-Orthodox Jews in Israel and Orthodox Christians in Greece have resisted the lockdown while others have complied with it.