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'Freedom day' goes against science of COVID-19

  • After 16 very long months of repeated lockdowns and restrictions, there is nothing all of us would like to see more than the coronavirus pandemic being confined to history. Who in their right mind would object to resuming our lives as they were before we were so harshly introduced to this letha...
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Iran’s target: An Israeli ship or the nuclear deal?

  • The relative lull in the volatile relationship between Iran and Israel leaves a deceptive sense that both sides are comfortable with the current state of affairs. The latest instalment was the explosion on the MV Helios Ray, a cargo ship owned by an Israeli company, which Israel has categoric...
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Judges throw a spanner in the settlers’ immoral project

  • While all eyes are on Israel’s plans to annex parts of the occupied West Bank, the government and the Knesset have received a slap on the wrist from the High Court of Justice. A panel of nine judges struck down the preposterous Expropriation Law (officially the Law for the Regularization o...
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Palestinian and Israeli youth see a future without strife

  • Winter has not yet arrived in Israel and Palestine, and people are enjoying the unseasonal bright and warm sunshine. But politically there is hardly any ray of hope of a change in either society, and most definitely not in the relations between them. The prime reason for my visit here was not...
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Can Johnson be trusted on post-Brexit human rights?

  • Saturday was another victory for British democracy, perhaps even for the universal values of democracy generally. Well, as long as you don’t count Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s shameless behavior in disrespecting Parliament’s decision to ask Brussels for a Brexit extension. As Parliament debat...
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A G20 summit of damage limitation rather than strategy

  • World leaders gather for a group photo at the start of the G20 Leader's Summit at the Costa Salguero Center in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on Nov. 30, 2018. (AP) Logic dictates that a gathering of the most powerful and influential countries in the world should be a celebration of mult...
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Neither right nor left, but what?

  • A big sigh of relief could be heard across Europe and beyond at the announcement of the resounding victory of Emmanuel Macron in the French presidential elections. It was more a sense of reprieve that National Front (FN) leader Marine Le Pen failed to even come close to winning, than a ringing ...
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