Matty Stern

Is Gaza Paying the Price for the Iran Deal?

A series of lightning-quick political reactions in the Middle East have followed the recent Geneva talks concerning Iran. In a recent report by Ethnographic Edge, we find that Palestine seems to be the first to react, as Israel lashes out against the US and a deal it perceives as a “historical mistake.” The Gulf News reports that just two weeks after US pressure convinced Israel to cancel plans to initiate the biggest ever colony-building project, Tel Aviv announced on Sunday its decision to go ahead with the plan anyway and build 829 new colony homes in the West Bank.