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The Great Palestinian Refugee Racket, by Efraim Karsh (M.E. Quarterly via Mosaic)

By   /  May 24, 2018  /  double standards, History, International, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news, U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

May 14, 2018 Since its inception, as many have pointed out, the UN Relief Works Agency (UNRWA) has considered “refugees” not just Arabs who fled Israel during its War of Independence but also their descendants, thus deviating from the standard definition of the term used by the UN itself and international law more generally. UNRWA, […]

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The Real Palestinian Catastrophe – Elliott Abrams (Weekly Standard via Daily Alert)

By   /  May 24, 2018  /  History, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

May 24, 2018 The Real Palestinian Catastrophe – Elliott Abrams The main achievement of the Gaza border attacks is to remind Israelis that Hamas considers all of Israel’s borders illegitimate. The dispute with Hamas isn’t over settlements or the “occupation” or Gaza itself. It is over Israel’s existence. Yasser Arafat’s Fatah party rules in the West […]

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Hamas-Led Clashes at Gaza-Israel Border Are Not a Peaceful Civil Rights Protest – Gregory J. Wallance (The Hill via Daily Alert)

By   /  May 18, 2018  /  Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news, U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

May 18, 2018 Hamas-Led Clashes at Gaza-Israel Border Are Not a Peaceful Civil Rights Protest – Gregory J. Wallance Human rights groups critical of Israel’s use of force to stop Palestinians from breaching the fence along the Gaza-Israel border fundamentally mischaracterize what is happening there. What the Palestinians call the “March of Return” is not the […]

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COLUMN ONE: ISRAEL’S SUCKER’S GAME ON THE GAZA BORDER, by Caroline B. Glick (J. Post)

By   /  May 18, 2018  /  friends/enemies, History, International, Israel, Lies & Deceptions, media bias, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

May 18, 2018 There was a depressing familiarity both to Hamas’s suicide protest operation along Gaza’s border with Israel this week and to Israel’s response to it. Hamas’s jihadist regime in Gaza doesn’t have a lot of cards to play in its continuous war against the Jewish state. But, as we have been seeing since […]

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I said Israel should be ashamed – now I am the one who is ashamed, by Daniel Sugarman (Jewish Chronicle)

By   /  May 17, 2018  /  incitement, media bias, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

May 17, 2018 On Tuesday Daniel Sugarman wrote an article on the clashes at the Gaza border. Today he acknowledges that he was wrong. Click here for article

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Just the Facts: Gaza Protests, by Candice Malcolm (True North Initiative)

By   /  May 16, 2018  /  media bias, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Just the Facts: Gaza Protests From: https://www.truenorthinitiative.com/just_the_facts_gaza_protests?utm_campaign=gaza_protests&utm_medium=email&utm_source=tni The Canadian media’s coverage on the “peaceful” protests in the Gaza strip has been incredibly biased and one-sided. It’s disappointing that the Canadian media is reporting “news” based on propaganda provided by Hamas. Canadians deserve to know the truth. Here are the facts: Hamas organized the protests — and […]

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Israel cares about Gazan lives more than many Gazans do (UPDATE) (EoZ)

By   /  May 16, 2018  /  Lies & Deceptions, media bias, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

May 15, 2018 Times of Israel reports a sad story, if true: The Gaza Strip’s Hamas-run health ministry said Tuesday morning that a baby was among those killed during violent border clashes along the territory’s border with Israel the previous day, bringing the overall death toll in the day’s bloody events to 58. The baby died […]

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Hamas refuses to let Israeli humanitarian aid into Gaza (Israel Hayom)

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

May 16, 2018 Even though Gaza’s 13 public hospitals and 14 NGO-run clinics are on the verge of collapse, two IDF trucks carrying medical supplies are turned away • Six U.N. trucks allowed in • Shifa Hospital chief: Shortage of medicine and medical supplies critical. Click here for article

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America Recognizes One Jerusalem, by Eugene Kontorovich (WSJ)

By   /  May 14, 2018  /  friends/enemies, History, Israel, Mid. East news, U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

May 13, 2018 The new U.S. Embassy straddles the ‘Green Line,’ refusing to dignify claims of Israeli ‘occupation.’ Click here for article

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How Israelis See the World – Yossi Klein Halevi (NYT via Daily Alert)

By   /  May 11, 2018  /  International, media bias, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

May 11, 2018 How Israelis See the World – Yossi Klein Halevi (New York Times) In 2000, Israel offered to withdraw from virtually the entire West Bank and Gaza. In return, it received a wave of Palestinian suicide bombings known as the Second Intifada, the worst wave of terrorism in its history. When critics trivialize a […]

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