Middle East Monitor

Middle East Monitor

The use or misuse of information is central to the conflict in the Middle East. There has been a growing need for supporters of, in particular, the Palestinian cause, to master the art of information gathering, analysis and dissemination. This requires well organised, focused and targeted operations. Such initiatives are virtually non-existent in the West today. The Middle East Monitor (MEMO) was established to fill this gap. www.middleeastmonitor.com

11.01.2018

Ο υπουργός εξωτερικών της Ιορδανίας και η Μογκερίνι της ΕΕ συζητούν για την Ιερουσαλήμ

Ο υπουργός εξωτερικών της Ιορδανίας και η ύπατη εκπρόσωπος της Ευρωπαϊκής Ένωσης για θέματα εξωτερικής πολιτικής συζήτησαν για την Ιερουσαλήμ τηλεφωνικά τη Δευτέρα και συμφώνησαν για την ανάγκη επίλυσης της παλαιστινιακής-ισραηλινής σύγκρουσης με βάση μια λύση δύο κρατών, αναφέρει το πρακτορείο Anadolu. Σε γραπτή δήλωση, το υπουργείο εξωτερικών της Ιορδανίας… »

11.01.2018

Jordan FM, EU’s Mogherini discuss Jerusalem

Jordan FM, EU’s Mogherini discuss Jerusalem

Jordan’s foreign minister and the European Union’s foreign policy chief discussed Jerusalem over the phone Monday and agreed on the need to resolve the Palestinian-Israeli conflict on the basis of a two-state solution, Anadolu reports. In a written statement, Jordan’s Foreign Ministry said Ayman Safadi and Federica Mogherini addressed the results of… »

24.08.2017

As Syria war tightens, US and Russia military hotlines humming

As Syria war tightens, US and Russia military hotlines humming

Even as tensions between the United States and Russia fester, there is one surprising place where their military-to-military contacts are quietly weathering the storm: Syria. It has been four months since US President Donald Trump ordered cruise missile strikes against a Syrian airfield after an alleged chemical weapons… »

01.07.2017

The US attack on a mosque in Syria was ‘legal’, concludes an internal investigation. Really?

The US attack on a mosque in Syria was ‘legal’, concludes an internal investigation. Really?

The United States has concluded its internal investigation into the bombing of the Omar Ibn Al-Khattab Mosque in Syria and declared that it was “legal”. According to the official version of events, “two dozen” Al-Qaeda fighters were killed with possibly one civilian casualty, described as a “small-in-stature person”. On… »

31.05.2017

Sudan and Ethiopia on alert for Egyptian military strike

Sudan and Ethiopia on alert for Egyptian military strike

Sudanese and Ethiopian forces operating on the border between the two countries are in place to prepare for any offensive that Egypt might launch against Ethiopia’s Renaissance Dam on the River Nile, intelligence and security sources in Khartoum have revealed to MEMO. The two armies have been alerted… »

07.02.2017

Thousands rally in Tel Aviv against ‘racist’ Israeli state and home demolitions

Thousands rally in Tel Aviv against ‘racist’ Israeli state and home demolitions

Thousands rallied in the Israeli city of Tel Aviv on Saturday evening in protest of home demolitions targeting Palestinian citizens of Israel, with demonstrators calling the Israeli state’s demolition campaign “racist” and an act of “incitement” against Palestinian citizens. Protesters reportedly called on Israeli Minister of Public Security Gilad Erdan… »

24.11.2016

Complaint filed at ICC against Israeli siege on Gaza

Palestinian and international rights groups filed a complaint against the Israeli siege on Gaza to the International Criminal Court (ICC), Raji Sourani, director of the Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, announced yesterday. In a press conference held in Gaza, Sourani said: “In addition to the human rights groups, local and… »

24.11.2016

The battle to uncover the truth and future of the Tunisian revolution

The battle to uncover the truth and future of the Tunisian revolution

By Soumaya Ghannoushi, for Middle East Monitor After long months of political and legal differences, the Truth and Dignity Commission (TDC) in Tunisia has managed to establish itself as one of the most important transitional justice institutions stipulated by the constitution approved in January 2014. In addition to the fact… »

19.11.2016

ICC affirms occupied status of Gaza and East Jerusalem in new update

ICC affirms occupied status of Gaza and East Jerusalem in new update

The Office of the Prosecutor (Office) at the International Criminal Court (ICC) has affirmed the occupied status of the Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem, in a blow to Israel’s claims to the contrary. A new report on preliminary examination activities, published on 14 November, includes an update on… »

16.11.2016

Knesset approves ban on BDS activists entering Israel

Knesset approves ban on BDS activists entering Israel

A bill banning BDS activists from entering Israel passed its first reading in the Knesset (parliament) on Monday, local media have reported. If the bill becomes law, it will allow the interior minister to deny the entry to Israel of activists from the BDS campaign or any representative of any… »

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