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Israel/Gaza ceasefire?: Queen's University expert


Queen’s University Middle East expert Houchang Hassan-Yari is available to talk about the latest news from the Israel-Gaza conflict, including conflicting reports today that a ceasefire deal has been brokered.

Please note that Dr. Hassan-Yari is available after 3 pm on Tuesday, Nov. 20 and is teaching between 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 21. Dr. Hassan-Yari (who speaks French and English) wants to be identified in the media as a Middle East expert from Queen’s University and Royal Military College. Due to Queen’s convocation, there is limited TV studio availability on Tuesday and Wednesday.

To arrange an interview, please contact communication officers Michael Onesi (613.533.6000 ext. 77513 or michael.onesi@queensu.ca) or Anne Craig (613-533-2877 or anne.craig@queensu.ca) at Queen’s University News and Media Services Department in Kingston, Ont., Canada.

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Attention broadcasters: Queen’s has facilities to provide broadcast quality audio and video feeds. For television interviews, we can provide a live, real-time double ender from Kingston via fibre optic cable. Please call for details.

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