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Category Archives: Palestine Question

Ghorbal, Ashraf

(Egypt, 1925 – 2005) Diplomat Mr. Ashraf Ghorbal was a member of the Egyptian team that conducted the Arab-Israeli peace negotiations following the 1973 Yom Kippur War. Having first entered the Egyptian diplomatic service in 1945, Mr. Ghorbal became a part of the Egyptian delegation to the United Nations in 1949. In February 1973, he was appointed as media [...]

Posted in Camp David, Israel, Israel-Arab War (1973), Palestine Question

Eytan, Walter

(Israel, 1910 – 2001) Diplomat Mr. Walter Eytan was a member of the Jewish Agency delegation at the United Nations General Assembly in 1947. In this role Mr. Eytan supervised the lobbying efforts of the delegation, which was intended to help gain a favourable vote in the General Assembly and ensure the legitimacy of the State of Israel. In 1948, once recognition was [...]

Posted in Israel, Middle East Situation, Palestine Question, Uncategorized

Nassif, Ramses

(Egypt) Former Spokesman for the Secretary‑General Ramses Nassif joined the United Nations in 1953 as a press officer in charge of promoting United Nations publications and in 1955 for the Bandung conference in Indonesia, which was the creation of the Non-Aligned Movement. He met U Thant as an ambassador of Burma to the United Nations in [...]

Posted in Communication Media, Cuba Situation, Journalism, Middle East Situation, Palestine Question

Maksoud, Clovis

(Lebanon) Diplomat Dr. Clovis Maksoud was the Chief Representative of the League of Arab States in India from 1961 to 1966 before becoming the League's Special Envoy to the United States in 1974. On 1 September 1979, he became the League of Arab States' Chief Representative to the United Nations, a post he held until he submitted his [...]

Posted in Palestine Question

Abdel Meguid, Ahmet Esmat

(Egypt, 1923 – ) Diplomat After serving several positions in the Egyptian Embassy, Ahmed Asmat Abdel Meguid started working as a Counsellor at the Permanent Mission of the European Office of the United Nations, Geneva in 1957 and worked as the Minister Counsellor of the Egyptian Embassy in Paris in 1963. He was appointed as Ambassador [...]

Posted in Israel-Arab War (1973), Middle East Situation, Palestine Question