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Israel Returns to the Polls, while Palestinian Democracy Is Frozen (AFP-RFI-France via Daily Alert)

By   /  September 10, 2019  /  double standards, Human Rights, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Sept. 10, 2019 Israel Returns to the Polls, while Palestinian Democracy Is Frozen (AFP-RFI-France) When Israelis vote next week it will be their sixth general election since 2006, when Palestinians last had the chance to cast ballots in parliamentary polls. 30-year-old Palestinians have never had the opportunity to choose their leadership. “For both the Palestinian Authority […]

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Mahmoud Abbas’ Time-Machine – Jonathan S. Tobin (JNS via Daily Alert)

By   /  August 15, 2019  /  History, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Aug. 15, 2019 Mahmoud Abbas’ Time-Machine – Jonathan S. Tobin Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas’ latest speech revealed that the new starting point for the Palestinian quest for “justice” is sometime in the 13th century BCE. That’s when the tribes of Israel began the conquest of the land of Canaan they had been promised when they […]

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Abbas’ Legacy: Expanded Payments to Terrorists – Lt.-Col. (ret.) Maurice Hirsch (J. Post via Daily Alert)

By   /  March 5, 2019  /  International, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Mar. 5, 2019 Abbas’ Legacy: Expanded Payments to Terrorists – Lt.-Col. (ret.) Maurice Hirsch (Jerusalem Post) PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas chooses to reward terrorists at the expense of law-abiding Palestinians. Even though the PA has provided financial incentives to Palestinian terrorists since its creation, under Abbas’ leadership these payments have grown tremendously. In 2006, Abbas approved […]

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Wait, that doesn’t make sense, by Stephen M. Flatow (JNS)

By   /  January 30, 2019  /  friends/enemies, incitement, Lies & Deceptions, media bias, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jan. 30, 2019 If the Palestinian Authority is against terrorism, why do its leader and ruling party keep glorifying, sheltering and paying terrorists? Click here for full article

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

By   /  January 7, 2019  /  friends/enemies, International, Mid. East news  /  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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Peace requires Palestinians to end terrorism, by Vivian Bercovici (National Post)

By   /  September 27, 2018  /  double standards, History, incitement, International, Israel, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Sept. 25, 2018 If this intractable conflict is to have the remotest hope of resolution, then the PA must clearly recognize the legitimacy of the Jewish state https://nationalpost.com/opinion/vivian-bercovici-no-hope-for-mideast-peace-if-the-palestinians-wont-renounce-terrorism (includes photos) On Sunday Sept. 16, a 17-year-old Palestinian, Khalil Jabarin, from a village near Hebron, plunged a knife into the back of 45-year-old Ari Fuld at […]

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The Palestinian Leadership Does Not Understand the U.S. President – Abdulrahman al-Rashed (Al-Arabiya via Daily Alert)

By   /  September 21, 2018  /  International, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Sept. 21, 2018 The Palestinian Leadership Does Not Understand the U.S. President – Abdulrahman al-Rashed The Palestinian leadership does not understand the character of President Donald Trump. Since the beginning of his presidential term, one of Trump’s acquaintances warned: Try to understand how to disagree with him, otherwise he will throw you under the bus! This […]

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Abbas bans protests blaming him for Gaza’s woes (EoZ)

By   /  June 14, 2018  /  Human Rights, Lies & Deceptions, media bias, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jun. 13, 2018 A couple of days after a demonstration in central Ramallah demanding that Mahmoud Abbas and the Palestinian Authority lift their sanctions on Gaza, the PA has responded. By making such demonstrations illegal. The same group had planned to hold another demonstration tonight, the first day of Eid al Fitr, but the Palestinian Authority issued a […]

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When the NY Times says Abbas is no partner, something fundamental is shifting, by Raphael Ahren (TOI)

By   /  May 4, 2018  /  media bias, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

May 3, 2018 World response to PA head’s vile speech shows a growing awareness that peace requires Palestinian recognition of Jewish rights here. That’s not to say Israel will get a free pass Click here for full article

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Netanyahu and Abbas Clarify Israel’s Choices, by Daniel Gordis (Bloomberg News)

By   /  May 3, 2018  /  anti-Semitism, friends/enemies, International, Islamic fundamentalism, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

May 2, 2018 The prime minister confirmed the obvious on Iran, while the Palestinian leader again spouted his deep hatred of Jews. …”Israelis intuit that Iran’s nuclear ambitions and Abbas’s deep-seated Jew-hatred actually share one critical characteristic — neither can be assuaged by territorial compromise… ….What unites Israelis, interestingly, is their largely shared sense that […]

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