Oliver Mizzi has been a journalist at The New Arab since June 2023. He holds a BA in International Relations with Middle East Studies and an Mlitt in Middle East, Caucasus and Central Asian Security Studies
The four day ceasefire provides both the opportunity for the resumption of aid deliveries into the besieged Gaza Strip, as well as a hostage exchange between Israeli hostages and Palestinian prisoners.
The protest coincided with the publication of an open letter written to Rishi Sunak by Medical Aid for Palestinians and signed by 12 heads of charities calling for an end to Israel's bombardment of Gaza and the implementation of a ceasefire.
US commitments to Israel have taken the form of military aid and the deployment of additional military assets to the region, with $14 billion financial assistance expected to be delivered pending congressional approval.
In the aftermath of Syria's earthquake, The New Arab spoke to three organisations operating in northwest Syria to understand how they have adapted to the situation in the six months following the devastation.
An anti-BDS bill, which campaigners warn would have a chilling effect on pro-Palestine campaigning in the UK, passed its first hurdle to become law on Monday. Pro-Palestine groups have told The New Arab they are readying to fight back.