Saturday, November 17, 2018

No surprises in poll commissioned by group funded by The New Israel Fund, The...

http://imra.org.il/story.php3?id=64900 Damascus with Assad, none of this is particularly relevant to the here and now - and probably the next decades for that matter. So why commission a poll that is so profoundly irrelevant? Here's a clue: For an...

September 17, 2014: Surreal

Much of what goes on in the world these days has a surreal quality.  But here’s a case that is sort of emblematic of a host of situations: “Syrian rebels linked to Al-Qaeda have seized...

Ignoring Real Syrian Refugees to Support Fake Palestinian Ones

http://www.commentarymagazine.com/2014/09/04/ignoring-real-syrian-refugees-to-support-fake-palestinian-ones/ I realize it’s been a busy week, what with ISIS beheading journalists, Russia invading Ukraine, and deadliest of all (to quote the inimitable Sultan Knish), Israel threatening to build new houses. But it’s nevertheless...

Abbas Refused Offer to Resettle Refugees in Sinai

http://www.jewishpress.com/news/breaking-news/abbas-refused-offer-to-resettle-refugees-in-sinai/2014/09/04/ Photo Credit: Asher Schwartz PA President Mahmoud Abbas has refused an offer by a senior Egyptian official to resettle “Palestinian refugees” in the Sinai, according to a report in the Middle East Monitor on Monday. According...

UNRWA and Coalition of Muslim Relief Organizations Sign Cooperative Agreement for Work in Gaza

http://imra.org.il/story.php3?id=64802 The first stage is to work on the emergency response and to ensure families are fed, provided with clean water, and have access to essential healthcare. Once this is done, we will look to...

Former MK: Treat UNRWA as a Hostile Palestinian Organization

Former MK Dr. Einat Wilf argued, in a column that appeared in Israel Hayom Sunday, that it is necessary to call the bluff of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) and show...

Saleh al-Arouri, Turkey-based senior Hamas operative who handles military-terrorist networks in Judea and Samaria,...

http://www.terrorism-info.org.il/en/article/20706  Saleh Muhammad Suleiman al-Arouri (Imemc.org, July 20, 2014). Overview 1.   Saleh Muhammad Suleiman al-Arouri is a senior Hamas operative based in Turkey. On August 20 2014, he told the participants of the fourth conference of the World Union...

Qatar’s Rise and America’s Tortured Middle East Policy

http://www.thetower.org/article/qatars-rise-and-americas-tortured-middle-east-policy/ One of the most notable aspects of the current conflict between Israel and Hamas in Gaza is the prominent role being played by the Emirate of Qatar in supporting the terrorist organization, whose genocidal...

Truce does not equal peace … writes Michael Kuttner

http://www.kbrm.org.nz/Israel/Truce_does_not_equal_peace.html One of the problems we face these days is the inability to recognise reality even when it smacks us in the face. Very few people expect politicians, especially those who manage to get themselves elected...

Worse and Worser

The truth: There is no entirely satisfactory resolution to our war with Hamas (the war that is not called a war). Aside, of course, from that “ultimate” resolution in which we would fully retake Gaza...