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Naim denounces global conference on genocide to be held in Jerusalem, UN officials to participate in

Head of Council on International Relations in Palestine, Dr. Basem Naim, denounced the International Network of Genocide Scholars (INoGS) to hold its 5th Global Conference on Genocide at Hebrew University’s Mount Scopus campus, which was constructed on land that Israel forcibly expropriated from Palestinians in East Jerusalem after it militarily occupied the West Bank in […]

Naim expresses condolences to family of MP Jo Cox

Chairman of Council on International Relations, Basem Naim, expressed his sincere condolences to family of MP Jo Cox who was slain on Thursday. Naim said in a press release Friday: ” we were deeply shocked by the murder of UK MP Jo Cox who was one of the most powerful supports for Palestine and its […]

Naim denounces nominating Israel to head UN Counter-Terrorism Committee

Basem Naim, chairman of Council on International Relations, denounced nominating Israel by Western European nations to become the head of the Sixth Committee of the General Assembly of the UN Counter-Terrorism Committee and issues of international law. Naim condemned in a press release Wednesday choosing Israel despite it practices the systematic “State terrorism” against the […]

CIR mourns Muhammad Ali death

Council on International Relations mourns the death of Muhammad Ali who passed away last Friday in Arizona following 32-year battle with Parkinson’s disease. On this occasion, the council acknowledges that Ali was more than just a legendary boxer as he criticized in the sixties the apartheid, visited Palestinian refugee camps and announced his full support for the […]

A letter to the World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul

Mr President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Mr Ban Ki Moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations Presidents, kings, Emirs, Prime ministers, and International organizations’ chairmen who are participating in World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul,   The Gaza Strip is suffering an illegal and inhumane siege for 10 years(1). This siege imposed by Israel, the occupying power under […]

Naim extends condolences to Egypt over Egyptair plane crash

Chairman of Council on International Relations in Palestine Dr. Basem Naim conveyed its sincere condolences to the President, the government and the families of the victims, over An EgyptAir plane that crashed while traveling to Cairo from Paris early Thursday with 66 passengers and crew members on board. Naim wished the families of victims have […]

Naim slams Hollande over apologizing for Israel for UNESCO resolution over Jerusalem

Head of Council in International Relations in Palestine, Dr. Basem Naim, slammed France’s President Hollande over apologizing for “Israel” for UNESCO resolution over Jerusalem issued last month. The UNESCO resolution refers to Israel as the “occupying power” at every mention, and uses the Arabic term al-Aqsa Mosque without ever calling it the Temple Mount used […]

“العلاقات الدولية” يدعو لاستثمار محادثات تركيا وإسرائيل لتفكيك أزمات غزة

دعا مجلس العلاقات الدولية في فلسطين إلى ضرورة العمل الجاد على استثمار المحادثات الجارية بين تركيا واسرائيل من أجل انهاء الحصار المفروض على قطاع غزة منذ قرابة التسع أعوام، مشددًا على أهمية العمل على تفكيك أزمات القطاع المتراكمة مثل انقطاع الكهرباء وملوحة المياه ومعدلات البطالة وتأخر الاعمار وفتح المعابر ودخول البضائع دون استثناء. وأوصى المجلس […]