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In Private, PA Leadership Opposes Gaza Protests – Adam Rasgon (J. Post via Daily Alert)

By   /  April 10, 2018  /  Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Apr. 10, 2018 In Private, PA Leadership Opposes Gaza Protests – Adam Rasgon Despite its public expressions of solidarity, the Palestinian leadership in Ramallah privately opposes the ongoing demonstrations at the Gaza-Israel border. Ghaith al-Omari, a senior fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, said, “The [Palestinian leadership] is not supportive of the protests […]

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Time for the West to Follow Israel’s Example on the Kurds – Makvan Kasheikal (J. Post via Daily Alert)

By   /  March 23, 2018  /  double standards, friends/enemies, Human Rights, International, Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Mar. 23, 2018 Time for the West to Follow Israel’s Example on the Kurds – Makvan Kasheikal On my Norwegian passport is the name of my birthplace in Iran. I am a Kurd. I came to Norway with my parents as a young boy. They fled from Iran after my father’s brother was tortured and killed […]

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Palestinians: Hamas and Fatah – United against Trump by Khaled Abu Toameh (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  February 21, 2018  /  International, Islamic fundamentalism, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Feb. 20, 2018 The two rival parties, Fatah and Hamas, are prepared to lay aside their differences and work together to foil US President Donald Trump’s plan for peace in the Middle East, the details of which remain unknown. Thwarting Trump’s peace plan has become a top priority. Although the details of the Trump plan […]

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Statement by the President on the Iran Nuclear Deal (White House via Daily Alert)

By   /  January 15, 2018  /  International, Islamic fundamentalism, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jan. 15, 2018 Statement by the President on the Iran Nuclear Deal (White House) President Trump said in a statement issued on Friday: “The Iranian regime is the world’s leading state sponsor of terror. It enables Hizbullah, Hamas, and many other terrorists to sow chaos and kill innocent people. It has funded, armed, and trained more than […]

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Finding the Way Forward on Iran – Bret Stephens (NYT via Daily Alert)

By   /  January 8, 2018  /  Human Rights, International, Islamic fundamentalism, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jan. 8, 2018 Finding the Way Forward on Iran – Bret Stephens One of the reasons why easing sanctions on Iran was never likely to soften the regime is that the people who stood to gain from commercial ties with foreign companies are the same people most invested in the preservation of the regime. There’s no […]

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Trudeau needs to support the protesters, say Iranian-Canadians, by Anthony Furey (Toronto Sun)

By   /  January 3, 2018  /  Canada, Human Rights, International, Islamic fundamentalism, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jan. 2, 2018 ….”That’s the big question. Will Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stand on the right side of history as regular Iranians take to the streets and say enough is enough? A number of Iranian-Canadians are now calling on Trudeau to do just that. “The government of Canada should support the people of Iran’s aspirations […]

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Rebuffing Palestinians, FIFA Says It’s “Not a Playground” for Politics (TOI via Daily Alert)

By   /  November 16, 2017  /  International, Mid. East news, Pop Culture, U.N. & NGOs  /  No Comments

  Nov. 16, 2017 Rebuffing Palestinians, FIFA Says It’s “Not a Playground” for Politics (Times of Israel) Unrelenting Palestinian efforts to have Israel sanctioned by FIFA over Israeli soccer clubs in the West Bank have deeply angered the world soccer organization, according to a Tuesday report from Israel’sHadashot news. FIFA President Gianni Infantino sent a letter to UN Secretary-General […]

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OUR WORLD: THE OPPORTUNITIES AND RISKS OF TRUMP’S IRAN INITIATIVE BY CAROLINE B. GLICK (J. Post)

By   /  October 18, 2017  /  International, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Oct. 16, 2017 By placing the nuclear deal in the context of Iran’s hostility and aggression, Trump made it self-evident that no US interest is served in continuing to give Iran a free pass. Click here for article

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The Results of the Iran Nuclear Deal (summaries of 2 articles by Daily Alert, with links)

By   /  August 30, 2017  /  friends/enemies, International, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Aug. 30, 2017 The Results of the Iran Nuclear Deal – Moshe Arens Two years after the nuclear deal, Iran has continued to develop its ballistic missile arsenal, whose primary objective is to launch nuclear warheads against those Iran considers its enemy. Relieved of the economic sanctions that had forced it into negotiations, Iran has used […]

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