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The Triumph of Illusion in the Middle East

By Shoshana Bryen   The Palestine Liberation Organization was created in 1964. Like most revolutionary movements, it wrote a Charter to define its aims and fundamental policies, including: Article 17: The partitioning of Palestine, which took place in 1947, and the establishment of Israel are illegal and null and void, regardless of the loss of … Continue reading

Women in Egypt suffer more sexual violence under Islamist rule

  A woman stands in front of protesters during clashes between supporters and opponents of the Muslim Brotherhood and President Mohamed Mursi in Tahrir square in Cairo October 12, 2012. (File photo: Reuters) Nadia Idriss Mayen, Al Arabiya Sexual violence against women in Egypt has increased in the post-revolutionary Islamist rule, according to official reports … Continue reading

US .@StateDept finds antisemitism increasing worldwide

EoZ-From the Stste Department’s International Religious Freedom Report for 2012, released today: A Continued Rise in Anti-Semitism This report also documents a continued global increase in anti-Semitism. Holocaust denial and glorification remained troubling themes, and opposition to Israeli policy at times was used to promote or justify blatant anti-Semitism. When political leaders condoned anti-Semitism, it … Continue reading

The stooges of Islam

Seldom do we humans learn from others’ mistakes, but I sure hope people in the Arab spring countries will learn from ours in Sudan and Iran. via The stooges – JPost – Opinion – Op-Eds.

Saudi Arabia: 5,000 child brides under age 14

“The Prophet wrote the (marriage contract) with ‘Aisha while she was six years old and consummated his marriage with her while she was nine years old and she remained with him for nine years (i.e. till his death).” — Bukhari 7.62.88 Muslims take this seriously and imitate Muhammad in this. Article 1041 of the Civil … Continue reading

Organized gang behind internet crime boom, over 1,000 attacks in Israel per minute: Interpol

By AFP TEL AVIV Interpol president Khoo Boon Hui said on Tuesday that organized international gangs are behind most internet scams and that cyber crime’s estimated cost is more than that of cocaine, heroin and marijuana trafficking put together. Speaking to delegates at the opening of the France-based international police agency’s European Regional Conference in … Continue reading

Saudi Arabia: PR Groups Aiding Terror Are Prosecuted

Saudi Arabia prosecutes for promoting pr support to terrorists, yet US PR firms and Twitter continue to provide pr cover to Ronn Torossian, CEO of 5WPR. In an interesting story, a special Saudi Arabian criminal court on Sunday began a criminal trial where one of the defendants is charged with among other counts, providing … Continue reading

Obama’s Nakba

By James Lewis The Arab word “nakba” means catastrophe.  Because the Palestinians live in an endless self-inflicted catastrophe, they have now been ordered to make “nakba” their word for Israel’s Declaration of Independence. But Jews living in their land is not a disaster for Arabs.  On the contrary, it could be a bonanza if Muslims … Continue reading