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There Is No “Israeli-Palestinian Conflict” – Matti Friedman (NYT via Daily Alert)

By   /  January 16, 2019  /  Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jan.16, 2019 There Is No “Israeli-Palestinian Conflict” – Matti Friedman (New York Times) To someone here in Israel, there isn’t an Israeli-Palestinian conflict in the way that many outsiders seem to think. In the Israeli view, no peacemaker can bring the two sides together because there aren’t just two sides. There are many, many sides. Most […]

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The UN, the “State of Palestine” and the Torture of Women by Khaled Abu Toameh (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  January 15, 2019  /  double standards, Human Rights, hypocricy, International, media bias, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Jan. 15, 2019 This is the kind of story that the “State of Palestine” does not intend to raise during its chairmanship of the largest bloc of developing countries at the UN. It seems that, from the point of view of the Palestinian Authority leadership, Jbara’s ordeal does not fall within the category of human […]

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Palestinians: While Abbas and Hamas were Hurling Insults at Each Other… by Khaled Abu Toameh (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  January 14, 2019  /  double standards, Human Rights, hypocricy, International, media bias, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jan. 9, 2019 The Action Group for Palestinians of Syria says that according to its research, there are at least 1,711 Palestinians being held in Syrian prisons. The plight of the Palestinians in Syria is not difficult to fathom. What is difficult to fathom is: Where are the international media when those Palestinians are being brutalized? One […]

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The Palestinians’ Uncivil War by Khaled Abu Toameh (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  January 14, 2019  /  Islamic fundamentalism, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Jan. 7, 2019 The biggest losers from this internal bloodletting are the Palestinians living under these leaders in the Palestinian Authority (PA) and Hamas-ruled Gaza. The dispute between Hamas and Fatah is not over who will bring democracy and a better economy to the Palestinians. They are not fighting over who will improve the living […]

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The Art of Extremism: Radical Dawa (Clarion Project via Youtube)

By   /  January 14, 2019  /  anti-Semitism, History, Holocaust, Human Rights, incitement, International, Islamic fundamentalism, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Oct. 9, 2018 There is little doubt that the Nazis were experts at the art supremacy and extremism. They have inspired numerous groups who have copied their methods to wreak terror on the world. Now the Jihadi groups use copycat techniques. But the history of Nazi association with Jihadi and Islamist groups stretches back to […]

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The Man Who Humbled Qassim Suleimani – Bret Stephens interviews IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Gadi Eisenkot (NYT via Daily Alert)

By   /  January 14, 2019  /  Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jan.13, 2019 The Man Who Humbled Qassim Suleimani – Bret Stephens interviews IDF Chief of Staff Lt.-Gen. Gadi Eisenkot (New York Times) “We struck thousands of targets without claiming responsibility or asking for credit,” says Lt.-Gen. Gadi Eisenkot about Israel’s undeclared and unfinished military campaign against Iran and its proxies in Syria and Lebanon. “Two-and-a-half years […]

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Britain Israel HOW WESTERN HUMBUG GIVES ANTISEMITISM A FREE PASS, by Melanie Phillips (via EoZ)

By   /  January 13, 2019  /  anti-Semitism, International, Lies & Deceptions, media bias, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jan. 6, 2019 …” this seemed rather to have made my original point for me: that so firmly do Labour and other progressives believe they are defined by their noble fight against racism, prejudice and antisemitism, they cannot ever acknowledge to themselves that they are in fact supporting and promoting racism, prejudice and antisemitism. For […]

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Knesset Member Ahmad Tibi Changes the Israeli-Arab Political Landscape – Shlomi Eldar (Al-Monitor)

By   /  January 11, 2019  /  friends/enemies, Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jan. 11, 2019 Knesset Member Ahmad Tibi Changes the Israeli-Arab Political Landscape – Shlomi Eldar Knesset Member Ahmad Tibi has broken away from the Joint List, an alliance of four Israeli Arab political parties that had united on the eve of the 2015 elections: Hadash, Ra’am, Balad and Ta’al. Tibi’s decision followed failed attempts to obtain […]

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Israelis Have Stopped Believing Peace Is Possible Anytime Soon – Evelyn Gordon (Commentary via Daily Alert)

By   /  January 11, 2019  /  incitement, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Jan. 11, 2019 Israelis Have Stopped Believing Peace Is Possible Anytime Soon – Evelyn Gordon Not so long ago, the peace process was Israel’s top voting issue. But in a poll published last month, self-identified centrists and rightists both ranked the peace process dead last among six suggested issues of concern. Even self-identified leftists ranked it […]

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The First Palestinian Member of Congress – Lenny Ben-David (Twitter via Daily Alert)

By   /  January 11, 2019  /  International, Israel, Jewish Community, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jan. 11, 2019 The First Palestinian Member of Congress – Lenny Ben-David (Twitter) John H. Krebs was first Palestinian Member of Congress. Krebs, who was Jewish, was born in Berlin and moved to Palestine in 1933. He went to school there and joined the Haganah militia. He moved to the U.S. in 1946 on his Palestine passport […]

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