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The Latest Push for a Palestinian State

Recent developments in Sweden, the United Kingdom and Ireland exemplify yet another effort to create a Palestinian “state” out of thin air.  Sweden’s new socialist government has recognized “Palestine,” as did non-binding resolution adopted by Britain’s parliament and Ireland’s Senate. Similar moves elsewhere in Europe are expected shortly.  And there are plans to have “Palestine” … Continue reading

Palestinians Praise Infant Murderer

by Ari Lieberman As last week’s light rail car attack claims yet another victim – a 22-year-old Ecuadorian woman who sustained a mortal head wound – Palestinians are busy hailing the miscreant responsible for the cowardly attack that also claimed the life of a 3-month-old infant, as a hero and martyr. This abominable terrorist attack … Continue reading

Hamas: We’ll Use Unity Accord To Move Terrorism To West Bank

by Khaled Abu Toameh http://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/4324/hamas-unity-terrorism-west-bank The international community does not seem to be listening to what Hamas is saying. Hamas is telling everyone not to believe Abbas when he say that the Palestinian Unity Government will renounce violence and recognize Israel’s right to exist. “The reconciliation will actually consolidate the resistance … from one intifada … Continue reading

8 Emirates for the Palestinian Clans

The solution to the Arab-Israeli conflict is neither two states nor one – but eight. Dr. Mordechai Kedar The Israeli-Palestinian conflict has several religious and cultural causes: According to Islam, Judaism ceased to exist when Christianity came to be, and Christianity ceased to exist when Islam came into the world to replace both. Judaism is … Continue reading

The fabricated Palestinian history

Chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat, who this past week claimed Palestinian lineage to the Canaanites, is not the first Palestinian to reinvent history • A study of history shows that the roots of present-day Palestinians lie far from here. Nadav Shragai Chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat | Photo credit: AP << 1 2 >> The … Continue reading

Poll: Majority of Americans Want Stronger Sanctions on Iran, Believe Palestinian State Would be Terror Hotbed

A view of the Temple Mount in Jerusalem. Photo: Berthold Werner. Author:Joshua Levitt The National Omnibus Poll, conducted by McLaughlin Associates, surveyed 1,000 Americans, and found that the majority want tougher sanctions on Iran and believe any state run by the Palestinian Authority would become a hotbed for terror. The questions in the survey relating to Israel … Continue reading

Ethnic cleansing and apartheid Palestine

By MICHAEL FREUND   All those who promote the idea of creating a Palestinian entity need to look themselves in the mirror and ask if they truly believe that the ends justify the means. A sign in the West Bank banning Israeli entry to a Palestinian controlled area. Photo: REUTERS Nearly 15 years ago, a … Continue reading

Confusing The World With the Facts on Palestine

Palestine is a geographical area, not a nationality. Eli E. Hertz The Arabs invented a special national entity in the 1960s called the Palestinians, specifically for political gain. They brand Israelis as invaders and claim the geographic area called Palestine belongs exclusively to the Arabs. The word Palestine is not even Arabic. It is a … Continue reading

The story of a West Bank honor killing

By DIANA ATALLAH/THE MEDIA LINE   The tragic tale of how one Palestinian woman became a victim. Arrest [illustrative]. Photo: Nir Elias/Reuters Thamar Zeidan married when she was just 16, and had her first child at 17. While this is not uncommon in traditional Palestinian society, the marriage eventually foundered. Four years ago, she and … Continue reading

Obama’s four-state solution

By CAROLINE B. GLICK   Israel has no reason to withdraw from Judea and Samaria. Absorbing the areas into sovereign Israel will not endanger the country demographically. Palestinian rally in Gaza, December 2013. Photo: REUTERS Inadvertently, President Barack Obama just made an important contribution to our understanding of the Palestinian conflict with Israel. Since Hamas … Continue reading

UNRWA: Turning Children into Terrorists

By Dan Calic Fresh information has surfaced suggesting UNRWA (United Nations Relief Works Agency) continues to undermine the peace process. A recently released documentary produced by the Center for Near East Policy Research provides evidence of how UNRWA has been fomenting terror during summer camps in Judea/Samaria and Gaza. The film titled Camp Jihad was … Continue reading