Tagged with Israel

How a Terror Attack in Jerusalem is Reported Worldwide

Ariel Cahana Translated from the Hebrew Makor Rishon newpaper by Rochel Sylvetsky International news agency Associated Press (AP)  has been accused  of anti-Israel bias before, but this time the agency has surpassed even itself  in reporting the Jerusalem terror attack in which  3-month-old Chaya Zisel Braun was murdered. Its headline reporting the attack was “Israeli Police … Continue reading

A Tale of Three Twitter Feeds: Hamas Tweets in Arabic, English, and Hebrew

Analysis of the social-media messaging of Hamas’ military wing reveals distinct voices for the West, the Arab Middle East, and Israel By Aaron Magid| An example of al-Qassam’s Arabic Twitter feed from August, 2014. (Twitter @qassam_arabic1) During the late afternoon on Aug. 26, hours before the Egyptian-mediated ceasefire in Gaza began, Hamas’ military wing—Al-Qassam Brigades—launched … Continue reading

Did Israel Avert a Hamas Massacre?

The story behind the Gaza tunnel plot, from Israeli intelligence officials—and Hamas leader Khalid Mishal. By Adam Ciralsky A medical officer in the I.D.F. Southern Command stands in a Hamas–built tunnel on Israel’s border with the Gaza Strip, near Kibbutz Ein Hashlosha. Noises in the Night Yossi Adoni, a village leader in Zarit, is worried. … Continue reading

Occupation hypocrisy: Gaza vs. Cyprus

By Victor Davis Hanson LIMASSOL, Cyprus | Cyprus is a beautiful island, but it has never recovered from the Turkish invasion of 1974. Turkish troops still control nearly 40 percent of the island — the most fertile and formerly the richest portion. Some 200,000 Greek refugees never returned home after being expelled from their homes … Continue reading

Forgotten Facts about the Arab-Israeli Conflict

The Muslim Colonists: The Yazidi in Iraq and the Christian Copts in Egypt are not “occupiers” or “settlers;” neither are the Jews in Israel. They are both victims of a common enemy that seems to want a Middle East free of non-Muslims. The current Palestinian narrative is that all Muslims in Palestine are natives and … Continue reading

ISIS Flags Flown in Israeli-Arab Cities

Report exposes Arab citizens of Israel, Muslim and Christian, fly, photograph with, and parade with black flag of extremist Jihadist group. By Ari Yashar ISIS in Iraq with flag (file) Reuters As the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) continues its bloody conquest of Iraq and Syria and begins invading Lebanon, all in … Continue reading

Geneva Convention IV (1949) for Dummies

Benjy Eliav And before anyone gets all bouncy about being called a dummy, I consider myself to be a dummy, especially in this regard, International Law has never been my strong suite. So I went digging and downloading, and poring over a document as only an engineer can. Its a curse our breed lives with, … Continue reading

IDF Soldiers Killed in Booby-trapped UN Building

By Karin McQuillan Why are US taxpayers sending a quarter billion dollars a year to a United Nations agency that shows every sign of cooperating with Hamas to kill soldiers of our ally Israel? Israel National News reports: The three IDF soldiers who were killed on Wednesday in Gaza, were killed when explosives detonated within a … Continue reading

The UN, Hamas, and Alice in Wonderland

By IRWIN COTLER The UN Human Rights Council’s vote to launch an international inquiry into alleged Israeli war crimes in “Occupied Palestinian Territory” has a distinct quality of déjà-vu. THE MEETING hall of the United Nations Human Rights Council. Photo: Reuters The UN Human Rights Council’s vote to launch an international inquiry into alleged Israeli … Continue reading