Government offers support for International Fund

The government this week said it supported the establishment of an International Fund for Israeli-Palestinian Peace. Asked by LFI parliamentary supporter Luciana Berger at Foreign Office questions to “pledge the UK’s diplomatic support”, Middle East minister Alistair Burt announced: “The UK supports the concept of an International Fund for Israeli-Palestinian Peace.” He continued: “We’re following the concept[…]

Analysis: Secret pact between Israel and Egypt against Islamic State

Israel has been covertly launching strikes against Islamic State in Sinai as part of a two-year  campaign secretly approved by Egypt, US media revealed last weekend. The airstrikes – carried out by unmarked Israeli warplanes, drones and helicopters – are estimated to be taking place at the rate of at least once a week. The[…]