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‘Journalist’ Ayat Oraby: Mainstream or Extreme? by Samantha Mandeles (American Spectator via M.E. Forum)

By   /  November 17, 2017  /  friends/enemies, incitement, International, Islamic fundamentalism, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Nov. 14, 2017 On October 20, 54 Egyptian policemen were killed in a firefight with “militants” in the desert, 80 miles from Cairo. Local media reported the police were attacked by the Hasm Movement, a terrorist organization that the Egyptian government claims is linked to the Muslim Brotherhood. Governments around the world offered statements of sympathy to the Egyptian […]

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Myths and Facts: Palestinian Bedouin Encampments in the Jordan Valley – Meir Deutsch (J. Post via Daily Alert)

By   /  November 17, 2017  /  Israel, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Nov. 17, 2017 Myths and Facts: Palestinian Bedouin Encampments in the Jordan Valley – Meir Deutsch Recent headlines accuse Israel of planning to evict hundreds of Palestinian Bedouin from two villages in Israel’s Jordan Valley – Ein al Hilweh and Umm Jamal. While it has been claimed that the residents “have been there for decades,” aerial […]

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Why a Marshall Plan for Gaza Is a Bad Idea – Efraim Inbar (J. Post)

By   /  November 17, 2017  /  Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Nov. 17, 2017 Why a Marshall Plan for Gaza Is a Bad Idea – Efraim Inbar Some have advocated a “Marshall Plan” – a massive international mobilization – for the improvement of Gaza’s living conditions in the belief that this will reduce anti-Israel violence. Yet the belief that poverty leads to terrorism is unsubstantiated. There has […]

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Cleaning up east Jerusalem, by David M. Weinbert (Israel Hayom)

By   /  November 17, 2017  /  Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Nov. 17, 2017 This week, Jerusalem municipal officials and workers swept overnight into A-Tur on the Mount of Olives to clean up the neighborhood. Under police protection, they hauled away abandoned vehicles, piles of garbage, and rubble from ruined buildings. They took down dangerously placed signs and illegal sheds. They erased graffiti, fixed broken street […]

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The Problem of Funding Palestinian Education, by Abigail R. Esman (Algemeiner)

By   /  November 16, 2017  /  anti-Semitism, friends/enemies, incitement, International, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Nov. 16, 2017 For Palestinians, Dalal Mughrabi is a legend — a heroine — celebrated for having killed 38 Israelis (including 13 children) in a 1978 massacre along Israel’s Coastal Highway. But when Belgium funded a school… Click here for full article

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Rebuffing Palestinians, FIFA Says It’s “Not a Playground” for Politics (TOI via Daily Alert)

By   /  November 16, 2017  /  International, Mid. East news, Pop Culture, U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

  Nov. 16, 2017 Rebuffing Palestinians, FIFA Says It’s “Not a Playground” for Politics (Times of Israel) Unrelenting Palestinian efforts to have Israel sanctioned by FIFA over Israeli soccer clubs in the West Bank have deeply angered the world soccer organization, according to a Tuesday report from Israel’sHadashot news. FIFA President Gianni Infantino sent a letter to UN Secretary-General […]

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EGYPTIAN WOMAN BREAKS DOWN DESCRIBING HER DAILY EXPERIENCE ON THE ARAB STREET (Israel Video Updates)

By   /  November 16, 2017  /  Human Rights, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Nov. 16, 2017 Click here for 1 min. video  

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Trump’s Mideast Plan Is Bad for Israel, by Stephen M. Flatow (JNS via Algemeiner)

By   /  November 15, 2017  /  International, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Nov. 15, 2017 JNS.org – Senior Trump administration officials are reportedly crafting a plan for Middle East peace. Yet based on the details that are available so far, friends of Israel have good reason for concern. According to a front-page New York Times report on November 12, the administration is preparing what it considers to be an “ultimate deal” between Israel […]

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Is Lebanon’s Prime Minister a Saudi Hostage? by Michael J. Totten (World Affairs Journal via M.E. Forum)

By   /  November 15, 2017  /  Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Nov. 13, 2017 Last week, Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri flew from Beirut to Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, and resigned his post in a televised address, blaming an assassination plot against him and Iranian interference in his homeland. Hezbollah, Iran’s pet terrorist army in Lebanon and Syria, claimed the Saudis placed him under house arrest. I […]

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Trump’s Unsung Success in the Middle East BY DAVID P. GOLDMAN (PJM)

By   /  November 15, 2017  /  friends/enemies, History, International, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Nov. 14, 2017 President Trump’s Middle East policy is simple: Back our friends and scare the hell out of our enemies, and negotiate where possible with our competitors like Russia and China. By and large it’s working Click here for full article

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