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Novelty Item: PALESTINIAN MUSICIANS: ‘HABIBI YOU CAN DRIVE MY CAR’ HONORS SAUDI WOMEN, by Hagay Hacohen (J. Post)

By   /  July 5, 2018  /  Human Rights, Islamic fundamentalism, Mid. East news, Pop Culture  /  No Comments

July 5, 2018 Palestinian cellist Naseem Alatrash and Syrian singer Nano Raies recorded a cover version of “Baby You Can Drive My Car” by the Beatles to honor the Saudi Arabian decision to allow female citizens of the kingdom to drive, beginning on June 24. Click here for article & 3 min. music video

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Turks, Saudis, UAE Pouring Funds into East Jerusalem – Sue Surkes (TOI via Daily Alert)

By   /  May 3, 2018  /  friends/enemies, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

May 3, 2018 Turks, Saudis, UAE Pouring Funds into East Jerusalem – Sue Surkes (Times of Israel) Turkey, Saudi Arabia, and the UAE are pumping a quarter of a billion dollars into the Islamic Waqf and a slew of Muslim organizations in east Jerusalem, Hadashot news reported Wednesday.

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Churchill vs. May: A Revealing Study in Contrasts, by Dr. James M. Dorsey (BESA)

By   /  April 10, 2018  /  dhimmitude, friends/enemies, Human Rights, International, Islamic fundamentalism  /  No Comments

Apr. 9, 2018 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Unlike Winston Churchill, who did not hesitate to light up a cigar and pour himself a drink in the company of Saudi King Abdulaziz, modern-day Western leaders like Theresa May disdain their own cultures in deference to Islam even as they decry the Muslim world’s chronic human rights abuses. The […]

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OUR FAIR WEATHERED SAUDI FRIEND, by Caroline B. Glick (J. Post)

By   /  April 5, 2018  /  friends/enemies, International, Islamic fundamentalism, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Apr. 4, 2018 For now, we have a Saudi ally in the young crown prince. So long as no one in Israel loses his head, and no one in Saudi Arabia exploits the alliance to chop off Muhammad’s head. Click here for full worthwhile article

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Saudi crown prince recognizes Israel’s right to exist, talks up future ties (TOI)

By   /  April 2, 2018  /  Israel  /  No Comments

Apr. 2, 2018 Mohammed bin Salman tells Atlantic the Iranian ayatollah is ‘worse than Hitler’ because he is ‘trying to conquer the world’ Click here for article

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Off the Record with the Crown Prince (Clarion Project)

By   /  March 30, 2018  /  friends/enemies, International, Islam, Islamic fundamentalism, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Mar. 29, 2018 Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s on-going tour of the U.S. included a stop at The Washington Post for an off-the-record interview. Later, the Saudi Embassy OK’d parts to be published. The remarks of MBS (as he is colloquially known) continue to give us a picture of the 32-year old who will most likely succeed […]

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Saudi Arabia Bans Muslim Brotherhood From Schools BY MEIRA SVIRSKY (Clarion Project)

By   /  March 25, 2018  /  International, Islam, Islamic fundamentalism, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Saudi Arabia Bans Muslim Brotherhood From Schools BY MEIRA SVIRSKY Saudi Arabia banned Muslim Brotherhood teachings and any other influence of the Islamist organization from its schools’ curriculum. The move includes firing teachers who are sympathetic to the Brotherhood’s program for political revolution. The announcement was made by Saudi Education Minister Ahmed bin Mohammed al-Issa, who vowed the […]

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The Saudis Take On Radical Islam, By Adel Al-Toraifi (WSJ)

By   /  March 20, 2018  /  History, International, Islam, Islamic fundamentalism, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Mar. 19, 2018 Riyadh, Saudi Arabia The year 1979 was a watershed for the Middle East. Iranian revolutionaries overthrew the shah, the Soviet Union invaded Afghanistan, and Sunni Islamic extremists tried to take over the Grand Mosque of Mecca in Saudi Arabia, Islam’s holiest shrine. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman hadn’t been born, but he […]

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Addressing Left Wing Critiques of Anti-Islamism, by Elliott Friedland (Clarion Project)

By   /  March 18, 2018  /  double standards, Human Rights, hypocricy, International, Islam, Islamic fundamentalism  /  No Comments

Mar. 18, 2018 A question many people have asked goes something like this: “Why do sections of the Left seemingly not care about Islamism when it goes against everything they stand for?” It’s an excellent question and deserves a fair answer. A fair answer does not, however, mean just slamming the Left. Plenty of ink has been spilled doing […]

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Israel and the Palestinians, by Michael Wilner (J. Post via HonestReporting)

By   /  March 14, 2018  /  International, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Mar. 13, 2018 • While Palestinians boycotted the White House gathering for assisting Gaza, Israeli officials found themselves directly discussing the situation with their counterparts from Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Bahrain, Oman and the United Arab Emirates, the Jerusalem Postexplains the significance: The summit on Gaza, called by Jared Kushner, the president’s son-in-law and senior adviser on […]

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