In Brief: Iran warned as parliament votes to block nuclear inspectors

The International Atomic Energy Agency has warned Iran of its obligations under the 2015 nuclear deal after the country’s parliament voted to block international inspectors and increase uranium enrichment. The parliamentary vote followed the assassination of Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, the alleged mastermind of Iran’s military nuclear programme, last week. Tehran has blamed Israel for the killing,[…]

In Brief: Starmer attacks Corbyn response to EHRC report as Nandy opposes BDS

Jeremy Corbyn’s response to the Equality and Human Rights Commission’s investigation into antisemitism in the Labour party was “just about as bad as you can get,” Sir Keir Starmer said on Sunday. Addressing the Jewish Labour Movement conference, which was partnered by LFI, the Labour leader said his predecessor had “undermined me” when he said[…]

Analysis: Abbas prepares for the Biden administration

The Palestinian Authority appears to be engaged in a potentially significant repositioning exercise ahead of Joe Biden’s arrival in the White House. The moves by Ramallah are reviving hopes that, with a new administration in Washington committed to a two-state solution, the stalled Israeli-Palestinian peace process might be revived. In recent weeks, the PA has[…]