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LT. COL ALLEN WEST ON THREATS GATHERING AGAINST AMERICA AND ISRAEL (Youtube via Israel Video Network)

By   /  October 16, 2017  /  friends/enemies, International, Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Oct. 16, 2017 from The Watchman, Sept. 6, 2017 Click here for 7 min. video  

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Fatah and Hamas Sign New Reconciliation Agreement – Elior Levy (Ynet News via Daily Alert)

By   /  October 13, 2017  /  Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Oct. 13, 2017 Fatah and Hamas Sign New Reconciliation Agreement – Elior Levy The reconciliation agreement between Fatah and Hamas signed on Thursday in Cairo is their third in the past six years. The parties decided that a unity government headed by PA President Mahmoud Abbas will be responsible for Gaza’s electricity, road construction, sewage, education, welfare, and […]

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COLUMN ONE: TRUMP AND OBAMA’S THIRD TERM, by Caroline B. Glick (J. Post)

By   /  October 13, 2017  /  friends/enemies, International, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Oct. 5, 2017 The problem is that substantively, there is no real difference between Obama and Trump, not in the Middle East and not anywhere. Click here for full article

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Palestinian Normalization — With Hamas, Not Israel by Bassam Tawil (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  October 12, 2017  /  Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Oct. 11, 2017 The most widespread conspiracy theory, which has been floating around for decades and can be heard in almost every coffee shop on the streets of Cairo, Amman, Ramallah and Beirut, is that Zionist Jews, together with American capitalists and imperialists, have a secret plan to take control over the Arab and Islamic […]

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HAMAS ANNOUNCES PALESTINIAN UNITY DEAL WITH RIVAL FATAH (J. Post)

By   /  October 12, 2017  /  Mid. East news  /  No Comments

BY REUTERS, JPOST.COM STAFF, OCTOBER 12, 2017 The two groups met in Cairo Thursday afternoon. “Fatah and Hamas reached an agreement at dawn today upon a generous Egyptian sponsorship.” Click here for article

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Israel Says Hizbullah Runs Lebanese Army – Dan Williams (Reuters via Daily Alert)

By   /  October 11, 2017  /  friends/enemies, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Oct. 11, 2017 Israel Says Hizbullah Runs Lebanese Army – Dan Williams Israel said on Tuesday that Hizbullah had gained control over Lebanon’s U.S.-sponsored military, signaling both would be in Israeli gunsights in any future war. Outlining potential threats in Lebanon, Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said, “We are talking about Hizbullah and the Lebanese army, and to my […]

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The best years in Palestinian history, economically, were under “occupation” (EoZ)

By   /  October 10, 2017  /  History, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Oct. 4, 2017 The “Report on UNCTAD Assistance to the Palestinian People: Developments in the Economy of the Occupied Palestinian Territory” came out in September. It tries to spin the statistics to blame Israel for all Palestinian ills, but the numbers show something very interesting. When the West Bank and Gaza were under complete Israeli […]

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False Claims and Advocacy Journalism by Britain’sIndependent – Adam Levick (UK Media Watch via Daily Alert)

By   /  October 6, 2017  /  media bias, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Oct. 6, 2017 False Claims and Advocacy Journalism by Britain’sIndependent – Adam Levick (UK Media Watch) A headline in theIndependent on Sep. 27 claims that Palestinian student Mohammed Awad was denied an exit visa from Gaza and may have to forfeit his place at the University of London. A spokesperson for Israel’s Coordinator of Government Activities in […]

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Israel Bets Against Palestinian Unity – Ben Caspit (Al-Monitor via Daily Alert)

By   /  October 6, 2017  /  Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Oct. 6, 2017 Israel Bets Against Palestinian Unity – Ben Caspit A former Israel Security Agency head told me that not long after the signing of the Oslo Accord (1993), Israel agreed to a trial period for a “safe passageway” for Gaza residents to travel to the West Bank. “After less than a week, the Ramallah […]

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What Ambassador Friedman Meant About Israeli Settlements — and Why His Critics Lied About It, by Stephen M. Flatow (JNS via Algemeiner)

By   /  October 4, 2017  /  Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Oct. 3, 2017 Click here for article

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