Emirati airline pilot suspended for refusing to fly to Israel

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UAE airline suspends pilot for refusing to travel to Israel

According to a foreign news agency, the Emirates airline of the United Arab Emirates suspended the Tunisian pilot for refusing to go to Israel. Done

“I have no regrets about my decision and only Allah is my helper,” said Monam Sahib al-Taba, a Tunisian-based Emirati airline pilot, in a post on social networking site Facebook Talking to local media.

He said that he has to appear before the disciplinary committee after the suspension, but due to pressure from the airline management, he has also closed his Facebook account.

Politicians in Tunisia have praised the pilot’s move, with several political parties saying the pilot’s move is proof that the Palestinian issue is still in the hearts of the Tunisian people.