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Beyond a Two State Solution – Why Recognising the State of Palestine is Important

( Middle East Monitor ) – In politics, context is crucial. To truly appreciate the recent decision by Ireland, Spain and Norway to recognise the State of Palestine, the subject has to be placed in proper context. On 15 November, 1988, Yasser Arafat, then Chairman of the Palestine Liberation Organisation, declared Palestine as an independent […]

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Recognizing Palestine: “In Darkest Episode of 21st Century … Spaniards were on the Right Side of History.”

Ann Arbor (Informed Comment) – The announcement Wednesday that Spain, Ireland and Norway will recognize the State of Palestine diplomatically on May 28 is not unprecedented in Europe or in the world. In Europe, Sweden, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland and Iceland have all done so. Indeed, most countries recognize Palestine. The outliers were the […]

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Ireland, Spain and Norway To Formally Recognize Palestinian Statehood

Palestine flag Surif. Bilal Hoor, CC BY-SA 4.0, via Wikimedia Commons By Diego Ramos / Original to ScheerPost Ireland, Spain and Norway will formally recognize a Palestinian state on May 28, a milestone diplomatic decision that hopes to bring resolution to the conflict in Gaza. “We must be on the right side of history,” […]