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Daily Archives: February 18, 2014

DISPATCH FROM THE TORBRAU HOTEL, MUNICH–HITLER’S SS IN THE BASEMENT

http://www.winnipegjewishreview.com/article_detail.cfm?id=4068&sec=1&title=DISPATCH_FROM_THE_TORBRAU_HOTEL,_MUNICH--HITLER%27S_SS_IN_THE_BASEMENT _ Hotel Torbrau-the oldest hotel in Munich established in 1492photo by Rhonda Spivak Munich-I made reservations at the Torbrau Hotel, which is the oldest hotel in Munich, one founded in 1492.The hotel advertises its tastefully...

Saudi Wahhabis call for the destruction of Shia shrine in Syria

http://www.tehrantimes.com/middle-east/99829-saudi-wahhabis-call-for-the-destruction-of-shia-shrine-in-syria Amid an escalation of the terrorist attacks on citizens and government buildings in the Syrian capital Damascus, the extremist Wahhabi clerics in Saudi Arabia have called for the destruction of holy shrine of Lady...

Don’t Expect Abbas to Sign Anything

http://www.haaretz.com/opinion/.premium-1.574759 As prime minister, Ehud Olmert met 36 times with PA President Mahmoud Abbas and couldn't reach an agreement with him. Olmert was prepared to go further than any other Israeli leader in meeting the...

New Israeli Unit Targets Syrian Border Threats

http://www.defensenews.com/article/20140216/DEFREG04/302160013/New-Israeli-Unit-Targets-Syrian-Border-Threats Israel is flexing its military muscle at the Golan Heights frontier with the latest intelligence collection technologies and a new frontline division dedicated to combating multiplying threats spawned by war raging in Syria. Inaugurated late...

Gaza loses an underground lifeline

http://www.arabamericannews.com/news/news/id_8126 The border between Egypt and the Gaza Strip used to buzz with activity until a few months back as traders brought in an array of Egyptian goods - from food supplies to raw material...

The coming crash of American diplomacy in the Middle East

http://www.latimes.com/opinion/commentary/la-oe-bolton-obama-mideast-failure-20140218,0,1568248.story#ixzz2thmWN4FP President Obama has three significant Middle East diplomatic initiatives underway, treating, respectively, Iran's nuclear weapons program; Syria's deadly, exhausting conflict; and the long-standing Israeli-Palestinian dispute. Into these negotiations, Obama and his administration have poured...

U.S. Lifts Ban on Immigrants With Links to Terrorism

http://www.centerforsecuritypolicy.org/2014/02/18/u-s-lifts-ban-on-immigrants-with-links-to-terrorism/ Muslim Brotherhood affiliates scored a major victory in their efforts to degrade U.S. national security measures in early February 2014 when the Obama administration decided to override by fiat portions of the U.S. Criminal...

US Congress Worried Over Lebanese Mil

House and Senate members have expressed worry that U.S. aid to Lebanon's military and security forces could end up with the Iranian-sponsored Hizbullah. Congress has determined that Hizbullah controlled much of Lebanon's military and...

Good News: Worst UN Candidates Defeated in Race to Replace Richard Falk

http://www.unwatch.org/site/apps/nlnet/content2.aspx?c=bdKKISNqEmG&b=1285603&ct=13660667¬oc=1 We have just learned that following UN Watch's campaign exposing and opposing the most biased candidates vying to replace the outgoing Richard Falk -- as the UN's permanent investigator on "Israel's violations of the...

Knesset Briefing on Curriculum in UNRWA Schools

Journalists are cordially invited to a Knesset briefing hosted by MK Yoni Chetboun on the subject of the latest studies of the education curriculum of UNRWA, the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA),...