While the Quartet role was itself unpaid, the former British prime minister has amassed a vast fortune from business deals, many in the Gulf.
Following months of speculation, Tony Blair has finally announced he is standing down as the Quartet Representative to the Middle East after eight years in the post. It is tempting to… Continue reading The post Tony Blair has long been an irrelevance in the Middle East peace process appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
Former British prime minister Tony Blair will step down from his role as the Middle East envoy representing the Quartet — composed of the United Nations, Russia, European Union and the United States — next month, the U.N. announced in a statement released Wednesday. Blair served as the...
The Middle East Quartet, comprising Russia, the European Union, the United States and the United Nations, confirmed former British Prime Minister Tony Blair resignation as its representative in a statement Wednesday.
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair announced in a letter to the United Nations chief on Wednesday that he will step down as the world body's special Middle East envoy at the end of June, British media reported, citing unnamed diplomatic sources.
After June, ex-UK PM will focus on regional diplomacy as part of effort to strengthen Israeli-Arab ties, sources say.
Reports are coming in that Tony Blair is set to stand down as a peace envoy to the Middle East. AP is reporting that the former Prime Minister has tendered his… Continue reading The post Tony Blair to step down as Middle East peace envoy appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
The former British Prime Minister is said to have written a letter to United Nations head Ban Ki-moon notifying him of his resignation from the Quartet.
Controversial former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has reportedly resigned from his position as the Middle East Quartet's peace envoy after seven years in the role.
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair will step down as the representative of the Quartet of Middle East powerbrokers at the end of June, diplomatic sources said on Wednesday.
Tim Blair compares the reactions of Tony Abbott and Bill Shorten to news…
How Tony Blair sold deregulation, and why his bad prescription is so hard to kill.
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The Modi Effect by Lance Price is a well-written, imminently readable book. Price is not an expert on Indian affairs or South Asia. Yet he has an impressive background in British politics (from years spent working for Tony Blair) and notable journalism experience. Show More Summary
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Tony Blair once counted Noel Gallagher as one of New Labour’s key celebrity backers. However, under Ed Miliband’s leadership, Labour can rely on no such support from the musician. In… Continue reading The post Noel Gallagher: Ed Miliband is a f–king communist appeared first on Spectator Blogs.