The EU and their Questionable Allocations in the Middle East

Those even-handed Euros are always at the forefront of the drive for Mideast peace. The European Union continues to pour oodles of aid money into an economically and politically corrupt Palestinian Authority. Less known is...

June 6, 2013: Not Acceptable

http://www.arlenefromisrael.info/current-postings/ On May 16, I had written about plans to establish a new Palestinian Arab city near Jericho, reportedly to be called Nu'aimah, which would house tens of thousands of residents and require the transfer...

3,000 PA officers ‘to join Gaza security forces’ in unity step

http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=694901 GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- Arrangements are being made for some 3,000 Palestinian Authority policemen to join the Gaza government's security forces, a statement said Sunday. Abd al-Salam Siyam, secretary-general of the Gaza government's cabinet, said...

“Demographic threat” Nonexistent

Yonatan Bassi, head of the disengagement administration, justified the pullout plan (in Globes, July 29) by saying that in Gaza, "there used to be 600,000 Arabs. Now there are 1.4 million people there... in...

Jerusalem’s Decreasing Isolation

http://www.meforum.org/3483/israel-isolation While European guilt over its colonialist past facilitates the acceptance of the Palestinian-as-victim narrative and while the latent, traditional anti-Semitism that culminated in the Holocaust has never been eliminated, Israel is still not quite...

The European Union Plays the Times of Israel for fools

“The EU does not fund PA textbooks and does not intend to do so,” a spokesperson for the EU delegation in Ramat Gan told the Times of Israel on Thursday. https://www.timesofisrael.com/eu-parliament-passes-resolution-condemning-hate-speech-in-palestinian-textbooks/ The EU delegation in Ramat...

The Bush Visit in Context

Glad to see him go, won't be eager to have him come back. But there are a few observations to be made regarding his final statements once he left Ramallah and returned here to...

Abbas Uses Fatah Speech to Reject U.S. Plan

http://jcpa.org/abbas-uses-fatah-speech-to-reject-u-s-plan/ Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas delivered a speech to the Fatah Revolutionary Council on March 9. In a departure from normal procedure, Fatah did not release the speech immediately, but only at the end...

Why the PLO Covenant Annulment Means Little

The high point of President Bill Clinton's middle east mission - his participation in the Palestine National Council meeting where he witnessed the PNC annulling the PLO Covenant by a voice vote - may...

Even Palestinian crossword puzzles reject Israel

Question: What is the well-known port city of Palestine? If you answered "Gaza," you'd be wrong - it's Haifa, according to crossword puzzles that appear in Palestinian media sources routinely enjoyed by Palestinians of all...