It must be a target for expanded sanctions.
Posts Tagged: Middle East
Tobias Ellwood, who battled today to save the life of a police officer – and whose life is tragically intertwined with terror
He tried to give a dying policeman mouth-to-mouth resuscitation, and to stem blood loss by applying pressure to the wounds.
The right answer is to discourage people from coming to Calais in the first place, and to help people directly in the Middle East.
Robert Goodwill: We do not want to incentivise perilous journeys to Europe, and play into the hands of the traffickers.
I’m tired of being lectured by Labour politicians. When they were in government, around 800 refugees were resettled each year. We are doing five times that.
Mark Menzies: Banning arms sales to Saudi Arabia would harm Britain and the Middle East – including Yemen
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is not some sort of rogue state but a key ally of the UK. And if we don’t sell to them, our competitors will.
“NATO – the cornerstone of the West’s defence”. The Prime Minister’s speech to the Republican Party Congress: full text
“Let us renew the relationship that can lead the world towards the promise of freedom and prosperity marked out by those ordinary citizens 240 years ago.”
The settlements, but not the military occupation, should be removed from the West Bank – to create the conditions for an agreement with the Palestinians later.
Despite progress in some countries, fewer are free than 20 years ago. Does Trump have a practicable plan – or any at all – to help turn the tables worldwide?
We risk losing Ankara to Russian influence if we don’t show Erdogan more understanding.
Progress on the Islamic Republic’s nuclear ambitions should not lead us to pardon the regime’s violations of human rights.
Plus: I kick-start the Middle East Peace Process (or try to). Why Turkey is a semi-fascist state. I will interview Davis. And: Khan should upgrade, and travel Club Class.
The US rightly considers it to be the world’s biggest state sponsor of terror – and it has too often played a malicious role in the geopolitical morass of the Arab world.
As the coordinator on International Trade for the Conservatives in Brussels for many years, I have seen how difficult it can be to strike deals for 28 different nations.
Jack Lopresti: Our Kurdish Peshmerga allies are fighting tirelessly against ISIS – we must give them more assistance
Body armour, battlefield medical facilities and the provision of some specialist hospital beds in Birmingham would make a big difference.
Mark Field: It has war on its doorstep, economic woes, and no President to represent it. But here’s why I’m hopeful about Lebanon.
Here is a people who maintain a firm desire to persist with their finely-balanced political system and build their government’s capability.