Borris Johnson Tackles PM’s GCC Rapprochement Efforts

United Kingdom’s efforts to reinforce ties with members of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) have been dealt a blow as reports that Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson criticized the council’s regional policies emerge as he prepares to tour the region in Read more

Mideast: UN Draft Report Calls for Reviving Israeli-Palestinian Direct Negotiations

A 10-page draft report on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict pointed out that both parties should “find the strength” to revive direct negotiations because the current situation is unfavorable to peace. Israel’s policy in the occupied territories “severely undermines hopes for peace” Read more