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Jason Greenblatt and the Inconvenient Truth of Palestinian Rejectionism by EJ Kimball (Daily Wire via M.E. Forum)

By   /  September 22, 2019  /  Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Sept. 20, 2019 Mainstream media outlets have derided President Trump’s yet-to-be-released Israeli-Palestinian peace plan as a “sideshow divorced from reality” that is “destined to fail,” and it’s become fashionable to attribute this to the shortcomings of his soon-to-be-departed Middle East special envoy, Jason Greenblatt. But claims that Greenblatt “wasn’t the right guy” for the job are dead […]

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How Saudi Arabia Failed to Protect Itself from Drone and Missile Attacks – Natasha Turak (CNBC via Daily Alert)

By   /  September 20, 2019  /  Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Sept. 20, 2019 How Saudi Arabia Failed to Protect Itself from Drone and Missile Attacks – Natasha Turak (CNBC) Saudi Arabia, the planet’s third-highest defense spender, fell victim to a drone and missile attack on the world’s largest oil facility. The kingdom’s defenses are designed for entirely different threats. The low-flying and relatively cheap drones and […]

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Why Israel Limits Its Reaction to Provocations from Gaza – Hillel Frisch (J. Post via Daily Alert)

By   /  September 17, 2019  /  Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Sept. 17, 2019 Why Israel Limits Its Reaction to Provocations from Gaza – Hillel Frisch (Jerusalem Post) Why has Israel limited its responses to daily violence from Gaza? The answer is that it is in Israel’s interest that the Gaza front remain as quiet as possible for the time being. Iran clearly wants a hot war […]

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Palestinian Middle Class Quitting Gaza – Fares Akram and Mohammed Daraghmeh (AP/Yahoo via Daily Alert)

By   /  September 12, 2019  /  Human Rights, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Sept. 12, 2019 Palestinian Middle Class Quitting Gaza – Fares Akram and Mohammed Daraghmeh (AP) With a two-story home and a family pharmacy, Tamer al-Sultan had a life many in Gaza would envy. Fed up with the heavy-handed rule of Hamas, al-Sultan braved a treacherous journey in hopes of starting a new life in the West […]

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Why Israel Needs a Security Barrier & Checkpoints (Honest Reporting)

By   /  August 30, 2019  /  friends/enemies, Human Rights, incitement, Lies & Deceptions, media bias, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Aug. 28, 2019 Lying Through Omission: Congresswomen Tlaib and Omar made multiple statements about how Israel’s security measures have impacted the lives of the Palestinians. Yet they chose to leave out important details about how these security fences and checkpoints have saved the lives of people in the region. We decided to set the Congresswomen […]

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Puncturing the big lie of Palestinian identity, by Melanie Phillips (JNS)

By   /  August 30, 2019  /  History, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Aug. 29, 2019 Their claim to be the rightful inheritors of the land represents one of the most successful, if fiendish, propaganda achievements ever to have been pulled off—to have persuaded millions of people that this ludicrous falsehood is an unchallengeable truth. Click here for article

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Report: Alleged Israeli strike in Beirut targeted precision missile infrastructure, by Yoav Limor (Israel Hayom)

By   /  August 28, 2019  /  Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Aug. 28, 2019 One of the drones that crashed into a Hezbollah media center in the Lebanese capital struck crates containing a high-grade propellant mix for precision-guided missiles and destroyed a remote control machine for rocket guidance, British media reports. Click here for full article

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Poll: Half of Palestinians Don’t Support Special Payments to Prisoners – David Pollock (Wash. Inst. for Near East Policy via Daily Alert)

By   /  August 27, 2019  /  incitement, Mid. East news, polls, stats, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Aug. 27, 2019 Poll: Half of Palestinians Don’t Support Special Payments to Prisoners – David Pollock (Washington Institute for Near East Policy) A poll from the Palestine Center for Public Opinion last month showed that half of West Bank and Gaza Palestinians agree with this proposal: “The Palestinian Authority should stop special payments to prisoners, and […]

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“The Occupation” – How the EU Discriminates Against Israel – Prof. Hillel Frisch (BESA via Daily Alert)

By   /  August 23, 2019  /  double standards, friends/enemies, hypocricy, International, Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Aug. 23, 2019 “The Occupation” – How the EU Discriminates Against Israel – Prof. Hillel Frisch Israel is deemed by the EU as an occupying power even though some of the greatest legal minds in international law, such as Elihu (Hirsh) Lauterpacht and Eugene Rostow, question whether Israeli rule in the West Bank – rule that […]

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90 YEARS LATER, LAST-KNOWN JEWISH SURVIVOR RECALLS HEBRON MASSACRE, by Tovah Lazaroff (J. Post)

By   /  August 23, 2019  /  anti-Semitism, History, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Aug. 23, 2019 Kiryati was then a boy of eight. He and his 18-year-old uncle Moshe Capilouto were in their grandparents’ home as Arabs made their way through the Hebron streets calling for Jews to be slaughtered. Click here for full article

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