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Commentator on Middle East, international politics and Director of @Caabu Council for Arab-British Understanding. (Views expressed mine alone)

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Joined Twitter 3/10/09


Many of you have been with us to visit the Palestinian village of #Susiya. Watch what's happening there right now. https://t.co/HwhXcEQ1em
Retweeted by Chris DoyleToday, I'm in H2 of #Hebron, where #Palestinians face intense pressures, including movement restrictions, settler v… https://t.co/YvXhw0mPZM
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2/19
2020
OPINION: Settlers are represented at the very highest levels of the Israeli government, judiciary and business worl… https://t.co/SsF5Vltloc
Retweeted by Chris DoyleMindless vandalism: Cambridge Trinity College lawn dug up by Extinction Rebellion. What does it serve except for t… https://t.co/iaEM2Mu41n
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2/18
2020
Caabu Director @Doylech discusses the humanitarian catastrophe in Idlib, Syria on @AJEnglish https://t.co/gLbirnCK8j https://t.co/nTarfdTv7T
Retweeted by Chris Doyle👋👋 waving from the @MedicalAidPal/@Caabu parliamentary delegation to the @cmec_uk one. International law and the ri… https://t.co/Hg6Z2GzD8Q
Retweeted by Chris DoyleGreat to see these flights back. Interesting to see how many Brits start to book holidays again in Sharm https://t.co/UtxRry3Hf6Yachad takes hundreds of British Jews each year to visit annexed East Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank. We kn… https://t.co/xJI13Fm2kT
Retweeted by Chris DoyleOPINION: Ultimately, the publication of a list of 112 companies allegedly involved in business in illegal Israeli s… https://t.co/r45XMwGxdR
Retweeted by Chris DoyleWhy did the Indian Government revoke my visa AFTER it was granted? Why didn't they let me get a 'visa on arrival'?… https://t.co/8ihuBSMOPz
Retweeted by Chris DoyleIn a similar pattern, Israeli settlers enjoy visa-free access to the EU, Palestinians in the same territory don't https://t.co/ypE6ekoKAA
Retweeted by Chris DoyleCongratulations to @JamesCleverly A hugely important role at this time. https://t.co/2v0hMxGI9z
2/17
2020
The BBC is a noble thing. It educates, informs, entertains the whole nation. It is Britain. Has it got faults? Don'… https://t.co/Ln21qVieuk
Retweeted by Chris DoyleRecent video from Ariha showing the devastation caused by airstrikes/shelling by Syrian Government forces & their a… https://t.co/7zaVsHdAOb
Retweeted by Chris DoyleWTF https://t.co/T9FWXrNVJL
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2/16
2020
Displaced civilians from Idlib and western Aleppo flock to Efrîn amid rapid regime & Iranian advances on the ground… https://t.co/MRqbtvzo4a
Retweeted by Chris DoyleWATCH: Footage from #Idlib #Syria today. Almost 150k people have been displaced in the last 3 days. They are living… https://t.co/436UFlACeL
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2/15
2020
This is what it looks like when 800,000 Syrians have to flee to find shelter from the relentless airstrikes in NW S… https://t.co/dS5Tcgi4Xr
Retweeted by Chris DoyleNow the FA, PL & EFL should strip MCFC of all trophies won during the offending period. And the football broadcast… https://t.co/xjBlSnkZDj
Retweeted by Chris Doyle.@lisanandy wouldn’t be the first committed advocate of the Palestinian cause who also understands the roots of - a… https://t.co/TlLneNodqO
Retweeted by Chris DoyleVery proud & privileged to be elected new co-chair of @PalestineAPPG, alongside @FlickD. I look forward to working… https://t.co/fPKga6xeyN
Retweeted by Chris DoyleAn excellent report by @tombateman outlining what life is like for those living right next to an illegal settlement… https://t.co/DJmfGbOJe9Iraq's Yazidi minority lost their homes in a genocide. Many now live in tents with little support to help them reco… https://t.co/48y23lGzqv
Retweeted by Chris DoyleAmazing that this question can still be asked, or that anyone can think the answer might be no. BBC News - Should… https://t.co/sOoytBBQX8
Retweeted by Chris DoyleEvery word, every syllable.... powerful and heartfelt https://t.co/oPAZ9rN7k8At Badiyet Al Quds school for the Bedouin commuinty in Jerusalem’s suburbs, the English teacher Falastin is differe… https://t.co/IQUMToYUun
Retweeted by Chris Doyle15 years on, my thoughts continue to be with Rafic Hariri’s family. His assassination was a terrible crime, which a… https://t.co/BG01f4gvU9
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2/14
2020
@fotoole @IrishTimes A strange decision.New Ir Amim’s analysis: The Stark Rise in Home Demolitions in East Jerusalem in 2019 [2019 marks the second highest… https://t.co/sKDL4yZ4mA
Retweeted by Chris DoyleThe latest UN figure for the number of people displaced by the Idlib fighting: 832,000. It's the biggest displaceme… https://t.co/rh2MRbwqda
Retweeted by Chris DoyleDelighted that the database has been published. Ethical decision. Must make sure companies do not engage with illeg… https://t.co/7X6dDi8j6QLooking forward to engaging with @JamesCleverly - vital job handling crucial issues. https://t.co/dOjgDU8CWQSad that @BoardofDeputies stand on side of illegal Israeli settlements & contrary to international law -they depriv… https://t.co/NmPTg4kvCd
Retweeted by Chris Doyle @rafsanchez @NBCNews @Telegraph Many congratulations RafGreat to see this letter in the Guardian about the need to take urgent action in Idlib, signed by many MPs as well.… https://t.co/SApGryHTjaThis must end immediately. Totally counterproductive https://t.co/W1KggSbuYs @rafsanchez Whilst Pestinians fear that businesses will continue to work with illegal entities rather than taking a… https://t.co/OL9BIalFgs
2/13
2020
Spot on from @LaylaMoran. What goes on inside prisons is alarming https://t.co/0udTXql5F6'When I came here and Mr Thomas gave me a rugby ball and then I was like what's that?' 14-year-old Syrian refugee… https://t.co/VqYv9AS4Qy
Retweeted by Chris DoyleThe UN human rights office has issued a long-awaited report on companies linked to Jewish settlements in the Israel… https://t.co/XHt8VV32qD
Retweeted by Chris Doyle @iainmartin1 @James_Barr Given the security threats we are all facing right now, not convinced this is wise. Regar… https://t.co/zs89t4yL4L @James_Barr @iainmartin1 Yet it is not just EU states that turn up? What do we really gain if anything by our absence?As usual many Israeli politicians call the #UN ‘anti-Semitic’ over list of companies working with/in settlements. T… https://t.co/3cyZ7zimK0
Retweeted by Chris DoyleTotal arrant nonsense. And by making totally false claims totally undermines the legitimate fight against anti-semi… https://t.co/OVcpXTlKywThe British government honors the acclaimed Israeli jurist who told his government that the Fourth Geneva Conventio… https://t.co/mEIDzgEp3c
Retweeted by Chris DoylePerhaps the most amazing thing is that the Trump organisation is not on the UN list - yet https://t.co/v3j3LGdrY9One of the companies engaged in business in settlements is @JCBmachines - whose equipment has been used in the ille… https://t.co/PlEAiyB2SKWhat is @opodo Opodo doing trading in settlements? @Airbnb still does & @TripAdvisor - all engaged in proceeds of crimeTrade with illegal settlements should be banned - the EU and the UK should do so. These settlements are built in o… https://t.co/PUDXACUMUmThese companies should not be targetted for boycotts or divestment. If international law means anything, they shou… https://t.co/I10EHlim6R112 business entities have ties to Israeli settlements in the West Bank, 94 based in Israel, and 18 in six other co… https://t.co/40ohNyiRTqIt is like these guys are unable to speak about the Palestinians in terms that don’t ooze with contempt, condescens… https://t.co/A954ggAsDd
Retweeted by Chris DoyleBased on #Syria CPI increases since 2010, prices of general goods and services across the country increased around… https://t.co/ptH19pgOh4The lack of action is astonishing https://t.co/RXD6iIUh8v
2/12
2020
Just like when Russia says (for once rightly) that the UN has a spectacular record of failure on Syria.... as if it… https://t.co/o7dYJJdfufBritain going local not global https://t.co/fJwW1PVnecTrump does want to end the conflict. His plan is designed to do that .... by ending the idea that Palestinians hav… https://t.co/eJipYXy5cDThere is a Palestinian partner. Unfortunately, there’s no partner in the Israeli Government. https://t.co/Ia16OH0SKK
Retweeted by Chris DoyleOne of the most powerful and remarkable events in recent history https://t.co/lufFi0fodaWho would you recommend that Bashir be joined by? I would hate him to be lonely https://t.co/GxZyM95Y3vIn #Baghdad meanwhile, snow for the first time in yonks! A rarity in this country. https://t.co/mzPcYGqLQs
Retweeted by Chris DoyleVital that the international community acts now to save hundreds of thousands of civilians in #Idlib. Told… https://t.co/ybGN4X7PAUWill be on @AJEnglish at 1000am UK time to discuss the situation in #Idlib and the Syrian regime control of the str… https://t.co/Iz5HW2lB2i
2/11
2020
Throughout the 20th century, Mosul witnessed snow only three times, in early 1917 (when Tigris river was completely… https://t.co/8yuXdVE0Ur
Retweeted by Chris DoylePress Release: Caabu Parliamentary meeting on the Trump plan deems it a non-starter. https://t.co/XrhOwnR0D6 See c… https://t.co/Vm0aCS4SKG
Retweeted by Chris DoyleLovely to have you there Sam https://t.co/zxXx1wfz5DDiplomatic terrorism - an oxymoron from a moron https://t.co/VHGQDvMH3KOne has to welcome even the baby steps towards some form of restoration of ties in this Gulf dispute. https://t.co/lRx26aJZ6r#OPINION: Anything can happen in the long #US presidential election campaign. The key for the #Democrats is to coal… https://t.co/dZlg81zNvB
Retweeted by Chris Doyle8 years of resistance in the remarkable town of Saraqeb came to an end last week when Assad’s forces reentered its… https://t.co/AtmUkK4vr3
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2/10
2020
For about the first time ever I will make a comment about a dress - Waad's looks just awesome https://t.co/6NL8PKtacWBest of luck #ForSama - deserves an oscar (plus I just cannot wait for the meltdown from all the Assad/war crime ap… https://t.co/74pcBOigvFReal bummer when these journos come along and expose war crimes, barrel bombing and chemical weapons use. Spoils… https://t.co/TgSfKORV7LWonder if this charming MK thinks it is only Arabs who have not ascended to the evolutionary stage necessary to hav… https://t.co/oFTIbz7M6I
2/9
2020
An icy cold front is sweeping across the Middle East bringing sub zero weather & serious misery to the 100s of 1000… https://t.co/z94SjPAlgy
Retweeted by Chris DoyleReally?? https://t.co/vx59CxIils @MrJohnNicolson @BBCNewsnight Totally echo that.UN Human Rights office on NW Syria: "In five days from 1 to 5 February, we verified incidents in which at least 49… https://t.co/u4fJj0vTHl
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2/8
2020
Kushner has had 3 years already.... https://t.co/bXvK743ShXI cannot say if China is covering up or not re: coronavirus but the last person on the planet I would trust to make… https://t.co/K7dyaXNphWInvestigation by #OPCW destroys false claims of manipulation of data. This story needs to be circulated widely. Sou… https://t.co/jnhSl7hE7R
Retweeted by Chris Doyle @DLidington @TomTugendhat @RUSI_org @WilliamJHague @kvonhippel @JEyal_RUSI Many congratulations David. Excellent appointment.We can't believe it's nearly over! The exhibition closes on 15 Feb, so head to @drjohnsonshouse before then. You ca… https://t.co/cGRivsIZ8r
Retweeted by Chris DoyleDelighted to have hosted the launch @caabu for Information Warriors by @VyvyanKinross - terrific book on a vital… https://t.co/OwNYAavpREAnyone got a picture of Farage's face right now? https://t.co/CYko6PP7oT @Marianhouk Clearly Beilin did not appear in one of those 25 books....The unlected Kushner who is only in his role because of his dad-in-law asking who is Olmert? https://t.co/C7QvtZviqv
2/7
2020
As someone who is not shy of criticising Israel's illegal actions, the evidence is just totally non-existent; I wi… https://t.co/Pdmx929ilSI do hope he has learnt his lesson and is sincere in his apology. https://t.co/36Pw5cnjftAs Modi's government becomes increasingly blunt in its attempts to disenfranchise Muslim citizens, the premier's op… https://t.co/E4CBRbaHGs
Retweeted by Chris DoyleFor anyone who still doesn't understand why #Iraqi protestors are demanding a new kind of government, senior Iraqi… https://t.co/5NkoYJL7RI
Retweeted by Chris DoyleOPCW has issued a report about the "whistleblower" affair. https://t.co/jdZP85tisA
Retweeted by Chris DoyleYesterday I met Medical Aid for Palestinians @MedicalAidPal to discuss their work & how Trump's 'deal' must be reje… https://t.co/XmlHDQNO51
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2/6
2020
I say this as someone who has been an intervention sceptic on many occasions.JUST IN: Mitt Romney becomes the first Republican senator to say he will vote to convict in Trump's impeachment tri… https://t.co/fw1bXevzdI
Retweeted by Chris Doyle#BREAKING: Seven killed as rival protesters clash in Iraq's Najaf: medics - via @AFP
Retweeted by Chris DoyleI am speaking on Monday on how Syrian civil society carved a place for itself in the UN-led political talks and how… https://t.co/5hphvgGnui
Retweeted by Chris DoyleSave the Children: Children in northwest Syria terrified. They see bombs falling on daily basis. Their lives alread… https://t.co/YwoJcmql16
Retweeted by Chris DoyleTrump right now is praising Melania for advocating for safety from online bullies. You can't make this shit up. It… https://t.co/usVaHFu8YZ
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2/5
2020
The scale of the displacement in a idlib is mind boggling. Over one million people have fled since the beginning of… https://t.co/flaZ5aeEWT
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2/4
2020

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