Loading...
You are here:  Home  >  'egypt'
Latest

Why Abbas Refuses to Ease Sanctions on Gaza, by Yoni Ben Menachem (JNS via Algemeiner)

By   /  June 17, 2018  /  Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jun. 14, 2018 The two million Palestinians living in the Gaza Strip are paying the price for the political rivalry between Fatah and Hamas. This week, the Israeli government’s Security Cabinet decided not to make any further humanitarian concessions to Gaza as long as Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas stands firm in his refusal to remove […]

Read More →
Latest

Of course storming the border with Israel is an act of war. Just ask Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon – and Hamas (EoZ)

By   /  June 13, 2018  /  History, hypocricy, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jun. 11, 2018 The current “Great Return March” is not the first attempt by Palestinians to “return” to Israel by pretending to peacefully march through the Israeli borders. In 2011, there were two sets of similar demonstrations or attempts, in May and June for Nakba Day and Naksa Day.  Arabs of Palestinian descent attempted to walk into […]

Read More →
Latest

Egypt rebukes Hamas leader over deaths in Gaza border ‎riots, by Daniel Siryoti, News Agencies and Israel Hayom Staff (Israel Hayom)

By   /  May 16, 2018  /  friends/enemies, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

May 16, 2018 Ismail Haniyeh is summoned urgently to Cairo by Egypt’s intelligence chief, told to halt riot campaign on Israel-Gaza border • Official: Haniyeh “told, in no uncertain terms, that the blood of the dead was on his hands” and “history won’t forgive Hamas.” Click here for full article

Read More →
Latest

“Why Do They Think Islam Is a Religion of Peace?”, by Raymond Ibrahim (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  May 9, 2018  /  Human Rights, International, Islamic fundamentalism, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Apr. 15, 2018 Muslim Persecution of Christians: October 2017 Three Muslim men kidnapped a 12-year-old Christian girl, gang-raped, and sadistically tortured her, including burning her body with cigarettes. When her mother of went to police the same day, they refused to start a criminal investigation or even to file a complaint. — Pakistan. “These attacks […]

Read More →
Latest

The pope and the imam by Clifford D. May (Israel Hayom)

By   /  March 16, 2018  /  Human Rights, International, Islam, Islamic fundamentalism  /  No Comments

The pope and the imam  by  Clifford D. May, Mar. 16, 2018   Recent conversations I had in Egypt with the Coptic Christian pope and the grand imam of Al-Azhar mosque and university left me mostly hopeful. In the Middle East these days, that’s worth reporting.   Click here for article  

Read More →
Latest

Israel and the Palestinians, by Michael Wilner (J. Post via HonestReporting)

By   /  March 14, 2018  /  International, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Mar. 13, 2018 • While Palestinians boycotted the White House gathering for assisting Gaza, Israeli officials found themselves directly discussing the situation with their counterparts from Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Bahrain, Oman and the United Arab Emirates, the Jerusalem Postexplains the significance: The summit on Gaza, called by Jared Kushner, the president’s son-in-law and senior adviser on […]

Read More →
Latest

Egypt Gas Deal a Cause for Celebration (J. Post)

By   /  February 22, 2018  /  friends/enemies, Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Feb. 22, 2018 Egypt Gas Deal a Cause for Celebration – Editorial Celebration is in order after the operators of the Tamar and Leviathan natural-gas fields off Israel’s coast signed a $15 billion deal with an Egyptian consortium in Israel’s biggest gas export deal to date. The claim that no Arab neighbor would be willing to […]

Read More →
Latest

It’s not Just the Terrorists: al-Sisi’s Government Persecutes Egypt’s Christians by Raymond Ibrahim (Coptic Solidarity via M.E. Forum)

By   /  February 21, 2018  /  double standards, Human Rights, International, Islam, Islamic fundamentalism, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Feb. 20, 2018 It is one thing for Egyptian President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi not to be able to prevent surprise Islamic terror attacks against Egypt’s Christians, the Copts. But what does one make of the fact that his own government also discriminates against and persecutes Copts? Click here for full article

Read More →
Latest

Palestinians: The Hamas-ISIS War, Corrupt Leaders by Bassam Tawil (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  February 11, 2018  /  Islamic fundamentalism, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Feb. 10, 2018 The Hamas-ISIS war comes at a time when the Gaza Strip is experiencing a severe humanitarian crisis, including shortages of fuel and medicine, that has forced a number of hospitals and medical centers to suspend their services. The suffering of the Palestinian population in the Gaza Strip, however, is apparently of no […]

Read More →
Latest

Report details scope of persecution in the cradle of Christianity, by Sean Savage (JNS)

By   /  January 12, 2018  /  Human Rights, Islamic fundamentalism, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jan. 13, 2018 While Christianity traces its birthplace to the Middle East, that region has been arguably the most hostile area for the religion in recent years. A new report by the Christian charity group Open Doors has found that most of Israel’s neighbors, including Egypt, Jordan, Syria and the Palestinian territories, are among the […]

Read More →