Sunday, September 23, 2018

Peace talks are officially off the table

http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-4575334,00.html The wall behind the speakers' podium at the United Nations General Assembly hall is greenish – an unusual color in halls of this kind. It's quite possible that it is green with shame. The...

The Only Refugees in the World Denied the Right of Resettlement

http://www.commentarymagazine.com/2014/09/17/the-only-refugees-in-the-world-denied-the-right-of-resettlement/ The news that hundreds of Palestinians from Gaza drowned last week when the boats in which they were trying to reach Europe sank once again highlights the hypocrisy of the world’s attitude toward the...

ISIL Still Gains Amid U.S. Strikes

The Islamic State of Iraq and Levant continues to score gains in the war in Iraq, a report said. The Center for Security and International Studies has warned that NATO air strikes on Iraq and Syria...

Israel Targets Hamas, Jihad Specialists

Israel has launched an assassination campaign against rocket specialists of Hamas and Islamic Jihad. Israeli sources have asserted that the Israeli intelligence community has identified more than 100 rocket specialists of Hamas and the Iranian-sponsored Jihad. They said...

The Damascus Cover book becomes film

In October, 2014, thirty-seven years after its initial publication The Damascus Cover, by Howard Kaplan, begins film production in Morocco starring Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Abigail Spencer, Jurgen Prochnow, and Navid Negahban who played Abu...

New US funds allocated to UNRWA ​in Gaza ​without any conditions attached

United States Announces Additional Humanitarian Assistance for Palestinians in Gaza http://www.state.gov/r/pa/prs/ps/2014/09/231975.htm#.VCCvgnIAQlA.gmail Media Note Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC September 22, 2014 Today, Secretary of State John Kerry announced that the United States is providing more than...

A Dispassionate Look at UNRWA as a neutral source… After Examining UNRWA Statements During...

In the New Year, Israel and nations concerned about the humanitarian rehabilitation of Gaza are looking for an agency to carry out that task at hand. A neutral entity has been sought in order to...

Israeli teacher recalls her kidnapped students

http://www.sdjewishworld.com/2014/09/16/israeli-teacher-recalls-kidnapped-students/ On the morning of June 12, my heart was ripped out of my chest. It was the Friday that, as a teacher in Makor Chaim (“Source of Life”) yeshiva high school, I received a text message that...

Efraim Inbar: The New Strategic Equation in the Eastern Mediterranean

http://imra.org.il/story.php3?id=64939 THE BEGIN-SADAT CENTER FOR STRATEGIC STUDIES BAR-ILAN UNIVERSITY Mideast Security and Policy Studies No. 109 The New Strategic Equation in the Eastern Mediterranean Efraim Inbar http://besacenter.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/English-booklet.pdf EXECUTIVE SUMMARY For centuries, the Mediterranean Sea was the main arena for international interactions,...

Qatar’s Support of Hamas and Jihadist Forces in the Middle East

http://jcpa.org/article/qatars-support-of-hamas-jihadist-forces/#sthash.dk14HQuF.dpuf Vol. 14, No. 30       September 23, 2014 Qatar is unquestionably engaged in international terrorist financing. According to the U.S. Treasury’s division for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence, “Qatar, a longtime U.S. ally, has...