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Conflicting Indykations – writes Michael Kuttner

http://www.jwire.com.au/featured-articles/conflicting-indykations-writes-michael-kuttner/42569#more-42569 Nothing is predictable in politics and international events, especially in this part of the world. However even a novice could have foretold that those who tried to destroy Israel in 1948 and have been...

Tenacity of Terror: The Saudi Takeover of the Palestinian Authority

The "Mecca agreement" makes things difficult for Israel. Israel's battle to prevent world recognition of Hamas, an Islamic terror organization sworn to destroy the Jewish state, has ended in defeat, with the ratification of...

Peres on eve of state visits abroad: Lauds Abbas & Fayad Ignores their schools-...

http://blogs.timesofisrael.com/peres-on-eve-of-state-visits-abroad-lauds-abbas-fayad-ignores-their-schools-to-whom-is-he-accountable/ This month, Israel’s President, Shimon Peres, travels to Canada and to the United States. Israel’s president is not supposed to make political statements nor engage in diplomatic forays. Israel’s presidency is supposed to be largely a...

PA Security Chief: We Drafted 25 Hamas Terrorists into Palestinian Security Forces to Protect...

Following are excerpts of an interview on 24th September, 1998, with Muhammad Dahlan, head of the Palestinian Preventive Security Service in Gaza, which was conducted by the official Palestinian Authority newspaper Al-Hayat Al-Jadeeda. Question: The...

Pro-Iran Shadow Lobby Launches Bid to Kill Iran Sanctions

http://freebeacon.com/pro-iran-shadow-lobby-launches-bid-to-kill-iran-sanctions/ A network of pro-Iran advocates are uniting behind a new campaign aimed at killing bipartisan legislation meant to increase sanctions on Tehran should it cheat on a recently inked nuclear accord. The latest bid to...

Two states, ‘secure borders’ and the tooth fairy

http://www.jpost.com/Opinion/Columnists/Article.aspx?id=265058 Photo: Yehoar Gal If a Palestinian state is established, it will be armed to the teeth. Within it there will be bases of the most extreme terrorist forces, who will be equipped with anti-tank and...

Egypt, Turkey Align Against Israel

Middle East News Newsline, http://www.menewsline.com. WASHINGTON -- For the first time, Egypt and Turkey have formed what could become an alliance against Israel, a report said. The Washington Institute for Near East Policy said two...

Israel and the European Union: A Change in Tone? INSS

http://www.inss.org.il/publications.php?cat=21&incat=&read=5873 As expected, the government of Israel’s decision to issue a tender for construction of 1,000 housing units in the West Bank and East Jerusalem elicited a response from Catherine Ashton, the EU’s High Representative...

How Can the UN Address the Subject of Palestinian Refugees and Not Allow Israel...

This week, with funding from the Swiss government, UNRWA, the UN agency that is charged with handling refugee camps from the 1948 war, launched an international conference on what should have been a clear,...

How the Palestinian Media Reacted to the Attack on Iraq

On a few occasions, as reported by the Palestinian media, high-ranking figures have called for violence and support of Iraq: The Palestinian Minister of Public Works and Ambassador to Iraq, Azzam Al-Ahmad, said in an...