Daily Archives: November 14, 2012

100 Hamas Rockets Targeting Israeli Schoolchildren

http://sderotmedia.org.il/bin/content.cgi?ID=949&q=3 Photos: Direct hit in Netivut home, Monday morning 12.11.12, later on a direct hit in a ceramics factory in Netivot. Daniel Hagbi/Sderot Media Center It was a daunting, dismal weekend for Israel’s south, particularly for...

The Palestinian Conflict with Israel is Not the Core of the Middle East Conflict

http://www.jinsa.org/fellowship-program/evelyn-gordon/palestinian-conflict-israel-not-core-middle-east-conflict#.UKHaubJmTpw As Syria's civil war drags on, it is increasingly destabilizing its neighbors. First, hundreds of thousands of refugees poured over their borders; now, violence has as well. Turkey and Syria have repeatedly exchanged deadly...

The Chinese Initiative on Syria: Beyond the Immediate Crisis

http://www.inss.org.il/publications.php?cat=21&incat=&read=10555 On October 31, 2012, China deviated from its traditional posture of shunning involvement in Middle East politics, and announced a four-step program to resolve the crisis in Syria. The initiative, however, does not include...

Powder Keg in Gaza

http://www.washingtoninstitute.org/policy-analysis/view/powder-keg-in-gaza The violent blows exchanged between Israel and armed Islamist groups in Gaza over the past few weeks mark a dangerous shift. The pattern of occasional clashes established after Israel's 2008-2009 Operation Cast Lead has...

Upgrading the Palestinian Observer Mission at the UN General Assembly to a Non-Member State:...

After having failed to obtain full UN membership for a Palestinian state at the UN Security Council in 2011, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas (Abu Mazen) announced during his UN address on September 27,...

Remember, remember the fifth of November

http://www.jwire.com.au/featured-articles/remember-remember-the-fifth-of-november/29590 Money in those post war years was not as plentiful as today and therefore “a penny for the guy” was seen and heard on every street corner as youngsters scrounged together enough pennies...

1,200 tunnels operating between Egypt and the Gaza Strip- Sinai tribal leader

http://www.asharq-e.com/news.asp?section=1&id=31784 Cairo, Asharq Al-Awsat - The leader of the Al-Akur Tribe in Sinai, Arif Abu-Akr, has revealed that the 1,200 tunnels between the borders of Egypt and Gaza Strip are working at full capacity. Abu-Akr...

Catherine Ashton and the facts about Pisqat Ze’ev and Ramot

http://missingpeace.eu/en/2012/11/catherine-ashton-and-the-facts-about-pisqat-zeev-and-ramot/ On Thursday EU high commissioner Catherine Ashton issued a statement in which she condemned the issuing of tenders for some 1200 new housing units in the Jerusalem neighborhoods of Pisqat Ze’ev and Ramot. Ashton labeled...

KRISTALLNACHT MUST NEVER BE FORGOTTEN

Imagine one morning you and your family are awakened by shouts and screams. Then suddenly, the police break into your house. They start breaking the china, destroying the furniture, and shattering windows while showing...