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Daily Archives: February 24, 2014

“Frau Merkel, zeigen Sie wahre Solidaritmit Israel!”

http://www.bild.de/politik/inland/angela-merkel/appell-zum-merkel-besuch-in-israel-34806582.bild.html Vor dem Besuch von Angela Merkel (59, CDU) und dem Bundeskabinett in Israel am Montag haben sich Persönlichkeiten aus Politik und Gesellschaft mit einem 4-Punkte-Appell an die Kanzlerin gewandt: „Frau Merkel, zeigen Sie wahre...

The threat of Israel boycotts more bark than bite

http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/02/23/us-palestinians-israel-boycott-analysis-idUSBREA1M0OI20140223 (Reuters) - Though voices are getting louder inside and outside Israel about the threat of economic boycotts for its continued occupation of Palestinian territories, there seems little prospect of it facing measures with real...

Saudi Arabia’s New Missile Force

http://www.inss.org.il/index.aspx?id=4538&articleid=6660 A recent article in Newsweek reported that “according to a well-placed intelligence source,” in 2007 Saudi Arabia began to purchase CSS-5 (DF-21) ground-to-ground missiles from China. While similar reports appeared in the past, the...

Iran, China finalize roadmap to double bilateral trade

http://www.gulfinthemedia.com/index.php?id=687125&news_type=Economy&lang=en Iran and China have signed an agreement finalizing a roadmap to double bilateral trade over the course of three years. Iranian Finance and Economic Affairs Minister Ali Tayyebnia and Chinese Commerce Minister Gao Hucheng signed...

Egypt continues to destroy Gaza tunnels: Army

http://english.ahram.org.eg/NewsContent/1/64/95071/Egypt/Politics-/Egypt-continues-to-destroy-Gaza-tunnels-Army.aspx Palestinian smuggler walks inside tunnel beneath Egyptian-Gaza border in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip September 2012 (Photo: Reuters) The Egyptian army has destroyed eight more tunnels used for smuggling along the border with the Palestinian Gaza...

The Truth Behind the Palestinian Water Libels

http://besacenter.org/perspectives-papers/truth-behind-palestinian-water-libels/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=truth-behind-palestinian-water-libels EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Water shortages in the Palestinian Authority are the result of Palestinian policies that deliberately waste water and destroy the regional water ecology. The Palestinians refuse to develop their own significant underground water...

Abu Rudeineh: Resettlement and Alternative Homeland are Outright Rejected

http://english.wafa.ps/index.php?action=detail&id=24407 RAMALLAH, February 24, 2014 (WAFA) - Presidential Spokesperson, Nabil Abu Rudeineh, said “We are on the same page with King Abdallah II; that Jordan is Jordan and Palestine is Palestine. Resettlement and alternative homeland...

The Politics of the Palestinian Right of Return

http://www.meforum.org/3762/palestinian-right-of-return US-backed negotiations between Israel and the Palestinian Authority are entering a critical period. With reports suggesting Israeli acceptance of the 1967 lines and land swaps, what about Palestinian concessions? Two issues are paramount: the...

THE WILD WILD WEST BANK: WHAT HAS HAPPENED TO MILLIONS OF DOLLARS POURED INTO...

http://www.winnipegjewishreview.com/article_detail.cfm?id=4082&sec=1&title=THE_WILD_WILD_WEST_BANK:_WHAT_HAS_HAPPENED_TO_MILLIONS_OF_DOLLARS_POURED_INTO_THE_PA Mural of Yasser Arafat painted on Wall near Ramallah, qalandia checkpoint Palestinian police recently used tear gas and stun grenades disperse dozens of protesters at a refugee camp north of Ramallah who had blocked main...