King Abdullah II of Jordan Tuesday lambasted terrorist groups like ISIL and extremists in Europe for distorting the message of Islam, but he also stressed that the Palestinian question must be resolved to establish global peace and security.
An official ceremony on 1 April marked the completion of Palestine’s accession to the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC), bringing the number of State Parties to 123 and turning the attention of the Court to the Middle East region.
Israel annexed East Jerusalem shortly after capturing it from Jordan in the Six Day War of 1967. For decades it has claimed that East and West Jerusalem are part of one entity. It has also claimed Jerusalem as its “eternal and undivided” capital, but no foreign state recognises it as such and all foreign embassies are in Tel Aviv, although a few countries have a consular presence in East Jerusalem, including the US and Britain. The consulates tend to deal with Palestinian issues.
On 23 November 2019, EuroPal Forum and Middle East Monitor co-hosted a conference at the Holiday Inn Bloomsbury in London on the relations between Europe and Palestine. A first of its kind, the conference brought together individuals at the forefront of discourse on Palestine in
As the European Court of Justice (ECJ) rules that European Union countries must identify products made in Israeli settlements in the occupied Palestinian territory, MEMO and EuroPal Forum are hosting a conference to discuss the EU’s position on major issues related to the occupat