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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  

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Sexual Harassment East and West by Denis MacEoin (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  January 5, 2018  /  double standards, Human Rights, International, Islam, Islamic fundamentalism, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jan. 5, 2018 “I say that when a girl walks about like that, it is a patriotic duty to sexually harass her and a national duty to rape her.” — Nabih Wahsh, Islamist lawyer, on Egypt’s al-Assema TV, October 19, 2017. The Iranian Revolution of 1979 sparked off increasingly revolutionary movements across the Islamic world, […]

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US Security Head Singles Out Brotherhood as ‘Grave Threat’, by Meira Svirsky (Clarion Project)

By   /  December 13, 2017  /  International, Islamic fundamentalism  /  No Comments

Dec. 13, 2017 Declaring the ideology of radical Islam an obvious and “grave threat to all civilized people,” U.S. National Security Adviser General H.R. McMaster singled out the Muslim Brotherhood and its brand of political Islam as a specific threat. McMaster made the remarks in a speech at Policy Exchange in Washington, D.C. where he spoke alongside his British counterpart Mark […]

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INTO THE FRAY: Sinai – The descent into depravity, by Dr. Martin Sherman (INN)

By   /  December 1, 2017  /  International, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Dec. 1, 2017 Ironically, the case of Sinai, once held up as the crowning vindication of the land-for-peace principle is likely to turn out to be its one of its most tragic and traumatic failures. Click here for eye-opening article

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A baseless liberal myth by Prof. Efraim Inbar (Israel Hayom)

By   /  November 21, 2017  /  International, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Nov. 21, 2017 Voices from inside the IDF and out are advising Israel to spearhead a broad international aid plan for the Gaza Strip. According to the plan’s initiators, its purpose would be to prevent economic deterioration that could spark unrest and bring to power forces even more radical than Hamas. Improving the economy in […]

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