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Palestinians Need to Get Real about Israel – Walter Russell Mead (WSJ via Daily Alert)

By   /  May 21, 2019  /  Mid. East news  /  No Comments

May 21, 2019 Palestinians Need to Get Real about Israel – Walter Russell Mead (Wall Street Journal) Diplomatically, economically, militarily, Israel has never been stronger than it is today. By contrast, neither Hamas nor the Palestinian Authority can find a viable policy either to defeat the Israelis or to make peace with them. One result – […]

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The Palestinian Tragedy Is Self-Perpetuating, Led by Those Unable to Come to Terms with History – David Harsanyi (Federalist via Daily Alert)

By   /  May 19, 2019  /  History, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

May 17, 2019 The Palestinian Tragedy Is Self-Perpetuating, Led by Those Unable to Come to Terms with History – David Harsanyi The tragedy of the Palestinian people is neither the fault of the Jews, nor the British, nor the Holocaust. After World War I, Jewish migration was exceptionally beneficial for the Arabs living in the area. […]

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Arabs Criticize Hamas for Firing Rockets at Israel(MEMRI via Daily Alert)

By   /  May 14, 2019  /  friends/enemies, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

May 14, 2019 Arabs Criticize Hamas for Firing Rockets at Israel(MEMRI) On May 5, Lebanese Shi’ite journalist Nadim Koteich tweeted: “How many meals for breaking the [Ramadan] fast could be purchased with what the hundreds of rockets fired from Gaza cost?” On May 6, Ahmad Al-Jarallah, editor of the Kuwaiti daily Al-Siyassa,tweeted: “What did the Gaza […]

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3/4 of Palestinians Killed in Recent Fighting Were Terrorist Operatives(Intelligence and Terrorism Information Center via Daily Alert)

By   /  May 12, 2019  /  Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

May 10, 2019 3/4 of Palestinians Killed in Recent Fighting Were Terrorist Operatives(Intelligence and Terrorism Information Center) During the escalation of May 4-6, 2019, 23 Palestinians were killed whose names were included in the list issued by the Gaza Ministry of Health. Of the 23, at least 17 (74%) were terrorist operatives or members of […]

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Firing 600 Rockets at Civilian Targets Is an Act of War – David French (Nat. Review via Daily Alert)

By   /  May 8, 2019  /  double standards, Human Rights, Israel, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

May 8, 2019 Firing 600 Rockets at Civilian Targets Is an Act of War – David French (National Review) When it comes to Hamas, “restraint” is Israel’s choice – one it may make for tactical and strategic reasons of its own. The actual law of war would allow Israel to invade Gaza, utterly destroy Hamas, and occupy Gaza […]

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Islamic Jihad Admits Baby, Pregnant Woman Killed by Their Rockets – Rossella Tercatin (J. Post via Daily Alert)

By   /  May 7, 2019  /  media bias, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

May 7, 2019 Islamic Jihad Admits Baby, Pregnant Woman Killed by Their Rockets – Rossella Tercatin (Jerusalem Post) “A leak from the heroes of the [Islamic Jihad’s] Sarayat al-Quds (Jerusalem Brigades) on the circumstances of the death of the baby Saba Abu ‘Arar indicates that a rocket of the resistance exploded inside the family’s home due […]

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Israeli casualties in recent fighting with Gaza (summaries of 11 articles by Daily Alert, with links)

By   /  May 6, 2019  /  Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

May 6, 2019 Four Israelis Killed by Barrage of Gaza Rockets on Israel – Almog Ben Zikri Moshe Agadi, 58, a green grocer in the Ashkelon market and father of four, died after being struck by shrapnel from rocket fire in the city of Ashkelon on Saturday. Ziad Alhamada, 49, was killed after a rocket hit […]

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Palestinian Leaders and Inconvenient Truths by Khaled Abu Toameh (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  May 4, 2019  /  hypocricy, International, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

May 4, 2019 Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas understood that he had made a grave error in calling out his Arab brothers for their tightfistedness. This was a massive mistake because his Arab brothers do not tolerate any form of criticism. For them, Abbas should only be criticizing Israel and the US. This is the […]

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INTO THE FRAY: Let the PA collapse By MARTIN SHERMAN (Israpundit)

By   /  May 3, 2019  /  History, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

May 2, 2019 Despite possible short term difficulties, Israel should seize on the impending collapse of the Palestinian Authority as an opportunity to extricate itself from the deadly cul-de-sac, into which the Oslo process has lured it It is all or nothing. We will not take any money if they do not give all of it—even if […]

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US Citizen Rescued From Palestinian Prison for Selling Property to Jews, by Adam Eliyahu Berkowitz (Breaking Israel News)

By   /  May 1, 2019  /  anti-Semitism, double standards, friends/enemies, Human Rights, hypocricy, International, Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

May 1, 2019 Click here for full article

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