Mustafa Fatih Yavuz
Mustafa Fatih Yavuz works at TRT World Research Centre. He received his BA from the Department of International Relations at Beykent University. He is currently a graduate student in the Department of Conflict Resolution and Mediation at Tel Aviv University. His research areas are Palestinian-Israeli politics and insurgent diplomacy. He lives in Tel Aviv.
Items by Mustafa Fatih Yavuz
- November 6, 2018 Mustafa Fatih Yavuz
The Great March of Return protests in the Gaza Strip since 30 March have had two main objectives: the easing or lifting of the 12-year Israeli-led siege of the enclave and fulfilment of the Palestinians’ legitimate right of return. Israel has killed at least 210 Palestinian men, women and...
- October 19, 2018 Mustafa Fatih Yavuz
For those who research and discuss the Palestine-Israel conflict they will find that even the most detailed topics have been researched well. Nevertheless, such topics as the two-state solution, security issues, Jerusalem’s status and even Palestinian refugees reflect elite discussions that do not mention those who are at the...
- July 4, 2018 Mustafa Fatih Yavuz
When British colonial forces took down the Union Flag and sailed out of Haifa port in 1948, they not only left Israel behind them but also colonial practices and understandings to be utilised by the nascent state. Britain used a series of emergency regulations — the Defence (Emergency) Regulations...
- May 15, 2018 Mustafa Fatih Yavuz
The occupied Palestinian territories are under the spotlight again following overlapping events: retaliatory attacks from Syria and reported Israeli attacks on Iranian positions inside Syria; the celebrations of extremist Jews on Jerusalem Day; the hullaballoo of the US Embassy move from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem; and the Great March...
- January 25, 2018 Mustafa Fatih Yavuz
Israel has many instruments with which to conduct its colonial project in occupied Palestine: cutting-edge military technology; its nuclear weapons and strategic alliance with the US that Israel’s deterrence factor relies on; and US diplomatic protection to contain countries attempting to stop the colonial-settlement of historical Palestine. Now even...
- October 5, 2017 Mustafa Fatih Yavuz
Ever since Jewish migration to Palestine started between 1882 and 1903 as part of the Zionist project, conflict between Arabs and Zionists has been prevalent in discussions of literature on Palestine-Israel. Wars between Arab countries and Israel have been followed by peace treaties being signed by Israel with Egypt...
- July 5, 2017 Mustafa Fatih Yavuz
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid a historical visit to Israel yesterday to mark the 25th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries in 1992. Modi was welcomed by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his top protocol team, including rabbis and religious leaders, at the...
- May 4, 2017 Mustafa Fatih Yavuz
The wait for Palestinian freedom appears to be never-ending. The resistance to Israel occupation has been ongoing for almost 70 years, and has taken many forms. The latest of many historic steps by resistance groups has just been announced in Qatar. The Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement, known as Hamas, has...