Monthly Archives: February 2012

From Northern Canada, With Love

http://www.thejewishweek.com/features/lens/northern_canada_love During a recent educational tour in Canada, Noam Bedein, director of the Sderot Media Center, an independent advocacy organization in the Negev, encountered a surprising amount of support for Israel among the members of...

Ombudsman upholds complaint against Radio-Canada

http://cjnews.com/canada/ombudsman-upholds-complaint-against-radio-canada Radio-Canada’s ombudsman has upheld complaints that its Middle East coverage has been biased against Israel. Pierre Tourangeau was responding to five specific instances of alleged bias lodged against the French-language public broadcaster by HonestReporting Canada....

Fatah Receives Longer-Range Rockets

Middle East Newsline, http://www.menewsline.com The Fatah militia has received extended-range rockets for attacks on Israel. Palestinian sources said the Fatah militia has acquired its first BM-21 Katyusha rockets since the 1982 war in Lebanon. They said...

Middle East Myths Metastasize, Iran War Hysteria Rages Onward

http://rubinreports.blogspot.com/2012/02/middle-east-myths-metastasizes-iran-war.html Much written and said about the Middle East has always been fantasy. But nowadays the proportion of fantasy to reality is higher than ever. And number one on that list is the war hysteria...

Smugglers’ tunnels are Hamas’ lifeblood

http://www.salon.com/2012/02/27/smugglers_tunnels_are_hamas_lifeblood/singleton/ A Palestinian sits in a smuggling tunnel beneath the Egyptian-Gaza border in Rafah. (Credit: Reuters//Ibraheem Abu Mustafa) RAFAH, Gaza Strip - The first things you notice are the trucks, entering Rafah’s dusty main thoroughfare from small...

Hamas and Fatah Want a New Intifada

http://www.stonegateinstitute.org/2887/hamas-fatah-intifada Hamas and Fatah have lately ratcheted up their rhetoric against Israel in a clear bid to distract attention from their failure to end their power struggle. By backing a "popular resistance" against Israel, Hamas and...

IBM at Auschwitz, New Documents

http://readersupportednews.org/news-section2/328-121/10198- focus-ibm-at-auschwitz-new-documents Auschwitz survivor Leon Greenman displays his number tattoo. (photo: Ian Waldie/Getty Images) Newly-released documents expose more explicitly the details of IBM's pivotal role in the Holocaust - all six phases: identification, expulsion from society, confiscation, ghettoization,...

Returning to Terror

http://frontpagemag.com/2012/02/27/returning-to-terror/ About 25-percent of the suspected terrorist detainees freed from Guantanamo prison in Cuba are known or are believed to have gone back to active terrorism, says a government report that released recently - a...

How Come No One Wants to Help Gaza?

http://www.stonegateinstitute.org/2862/help-gaza Who is stopping the Palestinians from turning the Gaza Strip into the Middle East's Hong Kong? Is it Israel, the Palestinians themselves or the Arab countries? In the past few weeks, Hamas Prime Minister Ismail...

Chavez running for seat on top UN rights body

http://blog.unwatch.org/index.php/2012/02/22/chavez-running-for-seat-on-top-un-rights-body/ The governments of Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez and Pakistan are slated to run unopposed for seats on the UN’s 47-nation Human Rights Council this year, reported the independent monitoring group UN Watch, citing sources close...