The EU favours a two-state ‘solution’, in Israel’s interests

There is increasing evidence that international overtures, ostensibly to safeguard Palestinian rights, are nothing but pretence. Following Israel’s High Court ruling in favour of the destruction of Khan Al-Ahmar, which will displace the entire community, the EU has subjected Palestinian rights to the dictates of Israeli interests. In a letter to the EU High Representative for Foreign…

Palestinian leaders excel in political humiliation

Reading through the litanies spouted by Saeb Erekat, secre­tary-general of the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO), it is difficult to find an instance in which the rhetoric does not evoke contradictions. Erekat, who was part of a delegation travelling to Washing­ton ahead of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’s meeting with his US counterpart, Donald Trump, managed…