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Palestinians Need to Get Real about Israel – Walter Russell Mead (WSJ via Daily Alert)

By   /  May 21, 2019  /  Mid. East news  /  No Comments

May 21, 2019 Palestinians Need to Get Real about Israel – Walter Russell Mead (Wall Street Journal) Diplomatically, economically, militarily, Israel has never been stronger than it is today. By contrast, neither Hamas nor the Palestinian Authority can find a viable policy either to defeat the Israelis or to make peace with them. One result – […]

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Must watch: Why Don’t You Support Israel?, by Stephen Harper (Prager University)

By   /  May 20, 2019  /  anti-Semitism, double standards, Human Rights, International, Israel, Mid. East news, Must Read  /  No Comments

May 13, 2019 Israel is one of the most free and most prosperous countries in the world. Not only is Israel a booming economy and a wellspring of innovation, it is the only democracy in the Middle East. So why is it so controversial to support the Jewish state? Stephen Harper, the 22nd Prime Minister […]

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Why Palestinians Oppose Economic Prosperity by Bassam Tawil (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  May 20, 2019  /  friends/enemies, Good works, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

May 17, 2019 To advance his goal, Ashraf Jabari recently announced the establishment of a new party that calls for focusing on economic prosperity for Palestinians. The Reform and Development Party seeks to solve the economic problems of the Palestinians, particularly high unemployment, he said. “We have an army of university graduates who are unemployed. […]

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35,000 Palestinians Left Gaza in 2018 – Yaniv Kubovich (Ha’aretz via Daily Alert)

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

May 20, 2019 35,000 Palestinians Left Gaza in 2018 – Yaniv Kubovich (Ha’aretz) 35,000 Palestinians who left Gaza via Egypt in 2018 haven’t returned, according to Israeli estimates, most of whom were young, educated and comparatively well-off. Among them were 150 doctors employed at Gazan hospitals. Hamas now bars physicians from leaving the territory.

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News anchor destroys the Left’s take on the Middle East conflict, by Leah Rosenberg

By   /  May 19, 2019  /  Israel, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

May 16, 2019 Click here for article & 3 min. video of Liz Wheeler on OAN Click here for same video from Youtube

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The Palestinian Tragedy Is Self-Perpetuating, Led by Those Unable to Come to Terms with History – David Harsanyi (Federalist via Daily Alert)

By   /  May 19, 2019  /  History, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

May 17, 2019 The Palestinian Tragedy Is Self-Perpetuating, Led by Those Unable to Come to Terms with History – David Harsanyi The tragedy of the Palestinian people is neither the fault of the Jews, nor the British, nor the Holocaust. After World War I, Jewish migration was exceptionally beneficial for the Arabs living in the area. […]

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Tension with Iran Linked to High-Level IRGC Defector, by J.E. Dyer (Liberty Unyielding via Daily Alert)

By   /  May 19, 2019  /  International, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

May 17, 2019 Tension with Iran Linked to High-Level IRGC Defector(J.E. Dyer) The recent dynamic in developments between the U.S., regional nations, and Iran may have started with the reported defection of a senior IRGC officer, Brig.-Gen. Ali Nasiri, in April. According to the Islamic State of Iran Crime Research Center (ISICRC), in a 22 April […]

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Nakba Day: Why did the Arabs flee in 1948 and the Jews didn’t? (EoZ)

By   /  May 15, 2019  /  History, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Nakba Day: Why did the Arabs flee in 1948 and the Jews didn’t? May 15, 2019 Most of the Arabs who fled their homes in 1948 left out of fear of war, before they saw a single Zionist soldier. Even the New Wave historians agree that the waves of Arab flight until June 1948 were […]

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International Law Backs U.S. Golan Policy – Michael R. Pompeo and David Friedman (WSJ via Daily Alert)

By   /  May 15, 2019  /  friends/enemies, International, Israel's legal case, Mid. East news, U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

May 15, 2019 International Law Backs U.S. Golan Policy – Michael R. Pompeo and David Friedman (Wall Street Journal) President Trump’s recognition of Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights is entirely consistent with UN Security Council Resolution 242 of 1967. Resolution 242 calls on the parties to negotiate a just and lasting peace that recognizes the […]

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Senior PA Leader Receiving Medical Treatment in Israeli Hospital – Bassam Tawil (Gatestone Institute via Daily Alert)

By   /  May 15, 2019  /  BDS, hypocricy, Israel, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

May 15, 2019 Senior PA Leader Receiving Medical Treatment in Israeli Hospital – Bassam Tawil (Gatestone Institute) Last week, Jibril Rajoub, a senior official with Abbas’ ruling Fatah faction in the West Bank, was admitted to Ichilov Hospital in Israel. Rajoub, who also heads the Palestinian Football Association and previously spent 17 years in Israeli prison […]

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