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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 […]

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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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Palestinians: No Place for Gays by Khaled Abu Toameh (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  June 14, 2018  /  Human Rights, Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jun 12, 2018 Mahmoud Ishtiwi was executed in Gaza by three bullets to the chest, because he lived among people who consider homosexuality a sin punishable by death — and who act on it. What can one learn from the controversy? Basically, that it is safer to be a member of Hamas than to be […]

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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 […]

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Palestinians: “Burn the Jews!” by Bassam Tawil (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  June 13, 2018  /  International, Islamic fundamentalism, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Jun. 7, 2018 There are two important factors that the international community needs to notice regarding the fire kites that the Palestinians are sending to Israel from the Gaza Strip. First: those who are launching the kites are making it clear that their ultimate goal is to kill as many Jews as possible and bring […]

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How to defeat Hamas without firing a shot, by David Bedein (David Michael Cohen)…(INN via Israpundit)

By   /  June 11, 2018  /  History, International, Islamic fundamentalism, Mid. East news, U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

Jun. 11, 2018 The people who organize and participate in current riots on the Gaza fences, are UNRWA employees. How to defeat Hamas? Deprive Hamas members of their prime source of income, which is UNRWA, the largest employer of Hamas in Gaza. The people who organize and participate in current riots on the Gaza fences, […]

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Underwater Terror Tunnel – Anna Ahronheim (J. Post via Daily Alert)

By   /  June 11, 2018  /  Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Jun. 11, 2018 Underwater Terror Tunnel – Anna Ahronheim (Jerusalem Post) In an air strike on June 3, Israel destroyed a tunnel in Gaza that allowed Hamas “naval commando forces” to enter the sea from a military post, unnoticed, 3 km. from the border with Israel, the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit said Sunday. “We estimate that there may […]

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Gazans close Kerem Shalom crossing (EoZ)

By   /  June 8, 2018  /  media bias, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jun. 7, 2018 For the second day in a row, Palestinian workers at the Kerem Shalom crossing have gone on a partial strike, closing down the only major route for goods to enter Gaza for half a day. The strike is over not being paid their full wages by the Palestinian Authority and over benefits. Click here […]

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The Ugly Trade in Palestinian Pain – Brendan O’Neill (spiked-uk via Daily Alert)

By   /  June 8, 2018  /  Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Jun. 8, 2018 The Ugly Trade in Palestinian Pain – Brendan O’Neill The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is unique because very often those who watch and comment and hand-wring from afar play a role in intensifying it and making it bloodier than it already is – without even realizing they are doing so. Much of what happens at […]

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Slain Gaza Medic Boasted of Being a “Human Shield” – Tamar Pileggi (TOI via Daily Alert)

By   /  June 8, 2018  /  Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jun. 8, 2018 Slain Gaza Medic Boasted of Being a “Human Shield” – Tamar Pileggi The Palestinian medic shot during clashes along the Gaza border last week was no “angel of mercy.” The IDF released a video showing Razan al-Najjar lobbing a smoke grenade toward Israeli forces. The video included an interview she gave to an […]

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