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Report: Nasrallah embezzled millions from Hezbollah funds (Israel Hayom)

By   /  January 20, 2019  /  friends/enemies, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jan. 20, 2019 Saudi news outlet Al-Watan says Iranian forces have Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah under house arrest and are pressuring him to divulge what happened to the tens of millions of dollars reportedly missing from Hezbollah bank accounts. Click here for full article

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Britain Israel HOW WESTERN HUMBUG GIVES ANTISEMITISM A FREE PASS, by Melanie Phillips (via EoZ)

By   /  January 13, 2019  /  anti-Semitism, International, Lies & Deceptions, media bias, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jan. 6, 2019 …” this seemed rather to have made my original point for me: that so firmly do Labour and other progressives believe they are defined by their noble fight against racism, prejudice and antisemitism, they cannot ever acknowledge to themselves that they are in fact supporting and promoting racism, prejudice and antisemitism. For […]

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Israelis Have Stopped Believing Peace Is Possible Anytime Soon – Evelyn Gordon (Commentary via Daily Alert)

By   /  January 11, 2019  /  incitement, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Jan. 11, 2019 Israelis Have Stopped Believing Peace Is Possible Anytime Soon – Evelyn Gordon Not so long ago, the peace process was Israel’s top voting issue. But in a poll published last month, self-identified centrists and rightists both ranked the peace process dead last among six suggested issues of concern. Even self-identified leftists ranked it […]

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We in the West Expect Almost Nothing of the Palestinians – Stephen Daisley (Spectator-UK via Daily Alert)

By   /  January 8, 2019  /  friends/enemies, Human Rights, media bias, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jan. 8, 2019 We in the West Expect Almost Nothing of the Palestinians – Stephen Daisley (Spectator-UK) This is a story about two people going to jail and the countries sending them there. Both are Palestinians and were sentenced on Monday in courts. Jamil Tamimi was sentenced at Jerusalem district court in Israel for the murder […]

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The Palestinians’ Uncivil War by Khaled Abu Toameh (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  January 7, 2019  /  friends/enemies, International, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jan. 7, 2019 The biggest losers from this internal bloodletting are the Palestinians living under these leaders in the Palestinian Authority (PA) and Hamas-ruled Gaza. The dispute between Hamas and Fatah is not over who will bring democracy and a better economy to the Palestinians. They are not fighting over who will improve the living […]

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Palestinians Are Determined to Reject any Peace Plan – Bassam Tawil (Gatestone Institute via Daily Alert)

By   /  January 4, 2019  /  incitement, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Jan. 4, 2019 Palestinians Are Determined to Reject any Peace Plan – Bassam Tawil (Gatestone Institute) At the beginning of 2019, the Palestinians are promising Israel more violence, conflict and suffering. Some are also reminding Israel that the Palestinians’ real goal is to “liberate all Palestine, from the [Jordan] river to the [Mediterranean] sea” (meaning the […]

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The True-State Solution, by Daniel J. Arbess (WSJ)

By   /  January 3, 2019  /  International, Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jan. 2, 2019 Follow the map the British drew in 1922, which put Arab and Jewish Palestine across the Jordan River. The Trump administration has offered tantalizing clues about its forthcoming “Deal of the Century” for Mideast peace. It could be a bold new concept—replacing the failed “two-state solution” with a Jordan-Israel confederacy, in which […]

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The U.S. Withdrawal from Syria Is Essentially Correct – Amb. Robert S. Ford (Washington Post via Daily Alert)

By   /  December 31, 2018  /  International, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Dec. 31, 2018 The U.S. Withdrawal from Syria Is Essentially Correct – Amb. Robert S. Ford (Washington Post) Many observers have asserted that the U.S. withdrawal from Syria gives victory there to Russia, Iran and the Syrian government. That’s absurd. Bashar al-Assad’s regime already controls two-thirds of Syria, including all of the major cities. The portion […]

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IDF: 1,000 Rockets and Mortars Fired at Israel from Gaza in 2018 – Anna Ahronheim (J. Post via Daily Alert)

By   /  December 31, 2018  /  Mid. East news, stats, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Dec. 31, 2018 IDF: 1,000 Rockets and Mortars Fired at Israel from Gaza in 2018 – Anna Ahronheim (Jerusalem Post) 1,000 rockets and mortars were fired from Gaza into Israel over the past year, a dramatic rise from the past three years when there were 71 in total. 250 were intercepted by Israel’s Iron Dome missile […]

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Bomb from Gaza Tied to Balloons Lands near Israeli Kindergarten – Matan Tzuri (Ynet News via Daily Alert)

By   /  December 31, 2018  /  Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Dec. 31, 2018 Bomb from Gaza Tied to Balloons Lands near Israeli Kindergarten – Matan Tzuri (Ynet News) A cluster of balloons attached to an explosive device landed on Friday near a kindergarten in Moshav Kfar Maimon, not far from the Israeli border with Gaza. (Click on the article’s title to see the whole article…Ed.)

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