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Chris Doyle

Chris Doyle is director of the London-based Council for Arab-British Understanding (CAABU). He has worked with the council since 1993 after graduating with a first class honors degree in Arabic and Islamic Studies at Exeter University. He has organized and accompanied numerous British parliamentary delegations to Arab countries.

Twitter: @Doylech

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The winners and losers of any Turkiye-Syria rapprochement

The first formal ministerial meeting between Turkiye and Syria in 11 years should be turning heads. Russia hosted talks last week between Defense Ministers Hulusi Akar and Ali Mahmoud Abbas. Is a rapprochement some form of a realistic 2023 bet?

January 02, 2023

Occupied Bethlehem has little to celebrate

Once again, a huge segment of the world is singing and reading about Bethlehem, that little town that sits silently in the holy land. Yes, at Christmas time millions celebrate events in this city, clueless as to the true reality of life there in 2022.

December 26, 2022

New Israeli government to declare open season on Palestinians

How will Arab states react to an Israeli coalition government populated by overt and semi-overt anti-Arab racists?

December 19, 2022

What Israel’s racist coalition will mean for Palestinians

These are uncomfortable times for Benjamin Netanyahu. He may have just won an election, but — having been the dominant political figure in Israel for so long — all of today’s political debate is not about him but those he is about to empower.

November 28, 2022