28th Nov 2023


Trump: Israel deal is 'dawn of new Middle East'

The signing of peace deals between the leaders of Israel, Bahrain, and the United Arab Emirates in Washington Tuesday marked "the dawn of a new Middle East" after "decades of division and conflict", US president Donald Trump said. But Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas said "peace, security, and stability will not be achieved ... until the Israeli occupation ends," amid Trump's support for Israeli annexation of Jerusalem and the West Bank.

Read and decide

Join EUobserver today

Become an expert on Europe

Get instant access to all articles — and 20 years of archives. 14-day free trial.

... or subscribe as a group

Member states stall on EU ban on forced-labour products

More than two years after the EU Commission first proposed a law on forced labour, inter-institutional negotiations have not started because member states cannot reach agreement — risking the text's adoption before the 2024 European Parliament elections.


How centre-right conservatives capitulate to the far-right

Many conservatives in Europe seem to have forgotten the lesson of 1930s Germany. They sacrifice their principles on the altar of the polls and all-too-often try to overtake rightwing radicals on their own pet subjects like security or migration.


My experience trying to negotiate with Uber

After working with people in unusual employment situations for a decade, I thought I had seen it all as a union organiser. Then I began dealing with Uber.

Join EUobserver

Support quality EU news

Join us