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UK Bans Hezbollah by Judith Bergman (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  March 23, 2019  /  friends/enemies, International, Islamic fundamentalism, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Mar. 23, 2019 “Hezbollah themselves have laughed off the suggestion there is a difference. I’ve carefully considered the evidence and I’m satisfied they are one and the same with the entire organisation linked to terrorism.” — UK Home Secretary Sajid Javid. Hezbollah itself, in fact, does not acknowledge having separate political and military ‘wings’. A […]

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THE MOST UNREALISTIC CAMPAIGN PROMISE, by Dov Lipman (J. Post)

By   /  March 22, 2019  /  Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Mar. 18, 2019 Daily Alert’s summary Mar. 22, 2019 During my first year as a member of Knesset, I was invited to meet with “moderate” Palestinian leaders. I learned a lot from these meetings and felt bad for the innocent Palestinians who suffer from inadequate basic services their leaders don’t seek to change and lack […]

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Former Kuwaiti Minister Kills the “Palestinian” Narrative with the Truth, by Leah Rosenberg (MEMRI via Israel Unwired)

By   /  March 21, 2019  /  History, Israel, Israel's legal case, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Aug. 6, 2018 Former Kuwaiti Minister exposes the “Palestinian narrative” as false. Click here for brief synopsis & 8 min. video interview  

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In Major Breakthrough, Britain, Denmark Announce Opposition to Anti-Israel Resolutions at UNHRC (The Daily Tip, from the Israel Project)

By   /  March 21, 2019  /  friends/enemies, Israel, Mid. East news, U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

Mar. 21, 2019 The British and Danish governments announced Thursday that they will oppose every United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) measure on alleged Israeli violation of Palestinian human rights in the West Bank and Gaza under discriminatory Agenda Item 7. British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said in an op-ed published in the Jewish Chronicle that, “Two years ago, the […]

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Turkey: Women’s Rights Abuses Widespread and Systematic by Uzay Bulut (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  March 21, 2019  /  Human Rights, International, Islamic fundamentalism, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Mar. 15, 2019 “As the largest jailer of journalists in the world, it’s no surprise that Turkey has the most female journalists behind bars… most detained on anti-state charges.” — Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ). The new bill, expected to be voted on ahead of the March 31 local elections, aims to lower the age […]

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Palestinians: The Other Peace Deal by Khaled Abu Toameh (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  March 21, 2019  /  Human Rights, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Mar. 21, 2019 Hamas is now accusing the Palestinian Authority (PA) and Fatah of exploiting the economic crisis in the Gaza Strip to call on Palestinians to overthrow the Hamas regime. Fatah, for its part, is accusing the “dark forces” of Hamas of acting on orders from outside parties to establish a separate Palestinian state […]

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Palestinian Lives Don’t Matter unless Israel Is to Blame – Bret Stephens (NYT via Daily Alert)

By   /  March 21, 2019  /  double standards, hypocricy, International, media bias, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Mar. 21, 2019 Palestinian Lives Don’t Matter unless Israel Is to Blame – Bret Stephens (New York Times) Some media outlets are prepared to devote months of journalistic effort in order to trace the trajectory of a single bullet that accidentally kills a Palestinian – provided the bullet is Israeli. But when the shots are being […]

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The New York Times ‘Editor’s Note’ on Jaffa Is Nonsense, by Ira Stoll (Algemeiner)

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  History, media bias, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Mar. 20, 2019 The corrections columns of both the Saturday and Sunday print New York Times carried an unusual “editor’s note” about the history of Jaffa. It said, An article in Travel this weekend describes several new hotels and other high-end developments in Jaffa, the ancient port adjacent to Tel Aviv. In focusing exclusively on those new additions, the […]

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A Moment of Truth for Hamas, by Vivian Bercovici (Commentary)

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Mar. 19, 2019 Gaza wakes. As it happens, the shooting of two rockets from Gaza at Tel Aviv last Thursday was all a mistake. Or so we are to believe. Shortly after 9 pm, sirens wailed in the coastal city. Iron Dome missiles intercepted one with a loud “boom” heard everywhere; the second, people joke, […]

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Naftali Bennett silences Palestinian Arab activist with one question, by Leah Rosengerg (Israel Unwired)

By   /  March 20, 2019  /  BDS, Good works, Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Mar. 20, 2019 This Palestinian Arab activist tried to talk about the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) Movement that aims to weaken the state of Israel. She tried to confidently say it would succeed and that it is growing and growing. But Israeli politician Naftali Bennett came back with the perfect response. Click here for […]

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