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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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Six Facts About Israelis, and One About Palestinians, That the Media Ignores, by Elder of Ziyon (Algemeiner)

By   /  August 20, 2019  /  International, Israel, media bias, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Aug. 20, 2019 Here are six basic facts about Israelis, and one about Palestinians, that are hardly mentioned in the media or at universities. This refusal to report on the truth causes a major gap in Western understanding of the conflict. Israelis desperately want peace and to be accepted as a normal nation in the […]

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The Palestinians, Happiness, and the “Occupation” By Prof. Hillel Frisch (BESA)

By   /  August 15, 2019  /  International, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Aug. 15, 2019 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: In an academic ranking of countries according to happiness level, the “Palestinian Territories” are far from the bottom of the list – something of a surprise, as the never-ending lamentations about the “Israeli occupation” would suggest a different outcome. The real tragedy is Tunisia, which achieved democracy but has not registered […]

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Mahmoud Abbas’ Time-Machine – Jonathan S. Tobin (JNS via Daily Alert)

By   /  August 15, 2019  /  History, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Aug. 15, 2019 Mahmoud Abbas’ Time-Machine – Jonathan S. Tobin Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas’ latest speech revealed that the new starting point for the Palestinian quest for “justice” is sometime in the 13th century BCE. That’s when the tribes of Israel began the conquest of the land of Canaan they had been promised when they […]

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The ‘Slow Death’ of Palestinians in Lebanon by Khaled Abu Toameh, (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  July 21, 2019  /  apartheid, double standards, Human Rights, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

July 19, 2019 The Lebanese authorities’ measures against Palestinians again highlight the discrimination Palestinians have long been facing in this Arab country. “Palestinians in Lebanon,” according to a 2017 report by the Associated Press, “suffer discrimination in nearly every aspect of daily life…” Lebanese law restricts Palestinians’ ability to work in several professions, including law, […]

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Arabs’ Nightmare: Absorbing Palestinians by Khaled Abu Toameh (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  June 14, 2019  /  apartheid, double standards, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Arabs’ Nightmare: Absorbing Palestinians by Khaled Abu Toameh, Jun. 12, 2019 Lebanon says it fully supports the Palestinians in their fight against Israel — but would like to see them leave the country as soon as possible. This is the modern-day version of Arab “solidarity” with their Palestinian brothers: discrimination and apartheid — no jobs, no […]

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Rashida Tlaib’s Four Lies about Palestinians and the Holocaust, by Rabbi Shraga Simmons (AISH)

By   /  May 20, 2019  /  History, Lies & Deceptions  /  No Comments

May 14, 2019 “There’s always kind of a calming feeling I tell folks when I think of the Holocaust… and the fact that it was my ancestors – Palestinians – who lost their land and some lost their lives, their livelihood… all of it was in the name of trying to create a safe haven for Jews, post-Holocaust… […]

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Why, exactly, does @UNRWA exist in Jordan again? No one seems to know. (EoZ)

By   /  April 16, 2019  /  double standards, Human Rights, hypocricy, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news, U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

Apr. 15, 2019 There are over 2.2 million Palestinians getting services from UNRWA in Jordan, about 45% of the total number of people that get UNRWA aid. The vast majority of “refugees” in UNRWA are not refugees by any definition, but in Jordan the disconnect is worse – since nearly all of them are citizens […]

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So Why Can’t the Palestinians Vote? BY PESACH BENSON (HonestReporting)

By   /  April 11, 2019  /  double standards, Human Rights, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

JANUARY 1, 2019, “It’s Israel’s fault the Palestinians can’t vote.” That’s an accusation we often hear, especially when Israel pivots to election campaign mode. Unfortunately, the Palestinians are disenfranchised. But not by Israel. The Palestinians have been disenfranchised by their own feuding leaders in Fatah and Hamas. A look at the history shows Egypt and Jordan bear […]

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Malaysia Has Become Hub for Iranian Activity – Chaim Levinson (Ha’aretz via Daily Alert)

By   /  March 21, 2019  /  friends/enemies, International, Islamic fundamentalism, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Mar. 21, 2019 Malaysia Has Become Hub for Iranian Activity – Chaim Levinson (Ha’aretz) Many Palestinians have found a warm home in Malaysia, led by Prime Minister Mahathir Bin Mohamad, who wears the “anti-Semite” label proudly. A Malaysian newspaper described the country as a “bridge” between Iran and other countries. Some 15,000 Iranians have come to […]

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