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  • Liberman at JPost Conference: I'd rather go to new elections than release Palestinian terrorists

    Liberman at JPost Conference: I'd rather go to new elections than release Palestinian terrorists
  • Palestinian Activists Violently Threaten Pro-Israel Students

    03/21/2014 2:38:52 PM PDT · by Nachum · 4 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | 3/21/14 | Adam Kredo
    Pro-Palestinian activists on the University of Michigan campus have had the cops called on them for threatening pro-Israel students and staging a sit-in over the student government’s refusal to back an anti-Israel initiative to divest from the Jewish state. University of Michigan police were contacted Wednesday evening after two pro-Palestinian activists allegedly threatened a student who refused to support their boycott initiative. The threatening rhetoric used by these pro-Palestinian activists is part of wider campaign by the University of Michigan’s pro-Palestine group Students Allied for Freedom and Equality (SAFE), which is part of the virulently anti-Israel Boycott, Sanctions and Divestment...

    03/10/2014 12:34:29 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 39 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 3-10-2014 | Jim Hoft
    The most anti-Israel President in US History We were warned. [video] BUT THIS IS STUNNING– A top Obama official this weekend told the Palestinian Al-Quds newspaper that there is no need for Palestinians to recognize Israel. Israel National News reported: The United States believes there is no need for the Palestinian Authority (PA) to recognize Israel as a Jewish state as part of a peace agreement, State Department Spokeswoman Jen Psaki said Saturday. Psaki, who spoke to the PA-based Arabic-language Al-Qudsnewspaper, said, “The American position is clear, Israel is a Jewish state. However, we do not see a need that...
  • Kedar: It's time to end the fantasy of a 'Palestinian people'

    03/09/2014 11:58:26 AM PDT · by Nachum · 14 replies
    Israel Matzav ^ | 3/9/14 | Carl in Jerusalem
    Professor Mordechai Kedar says it's time to end the fantasy of a 'Palestinian people.' But first, let's look at this video in which Kedar talks about the possibility of 'peace' between Israel and the Arabs. Let's go to the videotape.
  • Palestinian Teen Dies in Exorcism

    03/08/2014 2:09:25 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 6 replies
    “Are you a male or a female? A Muslim or a nonbeliever? If you are a nonbeliever, raise the index finger of your left hand. If you are a Muslim, raise the index finger of your right hand!” Sheikh Abu Harith screamed the words in Ghada’s ear as she lay in one of the beds in his clinic. He was talking to what he thought was a djinn, a supernatural creature in Islamic tradition, which was possessing her. Summary⎙ Print A teenage Palestinian girl has died while undergoing an exorcism, a widespread practice in Gaza's environment of poor government control...
  • Chicken Kiev or, Where Are Champions of Palestinians or "Indegenous" People Now?

    03/03/2014 7:39:41 PM PST · by JBGUSA · 3 replies
    My Own Writing | 3/3/2014 | jbgusa
    This post is about the rank hypocrisy we see in the West. And self-destructive hypocrisy. We don't criticize our enemies. Instead, we try to force the surrender of our allies. Thus the title, Chicken Kiev. The immediate setting is of course the Ukraine but this has happened before. During the 1970's through 1990's college campuses and other fashionable places were full of anti-apartheid movements. Since 2005 this has been replaced by anti-Israel "BDS" movement. At various times similar groups have championed more obscure causes such as rights of American Indians. The facts in these various situations are confusing and somewhat...
  • How Menachem Begin responded to the demand for a 'Palestinian state.'

    02/18/2014 7:23:34 AM PST · by Nachum · 5 replies
    Israel Matzav ^ | 2/18/14 | Carl In Jerusalem
    In this updated clip, shared by Israel's industry minister Naftali Bennet, legendary Prime Minister Menachem Begin reacts to criticism over his opposition to the creation of a Palestinian state. Let's go to the videotape (Hat Tip: Zvi S).
  • Obama's 'big breakthrough' coming by end of year - Leaked: Official declaration of Palestinian state

    02/18/2014 6:35:00 AM PST · by SkyPilot · 49 replies
    WND ^ | 18 Feb 14 | Aaron Klein
    <p>TEL AVIV – The Palestinian Authority received a pledge from the U.S. that by the end of 2014, the Obama administration will issue an official written declaration presenting general highlights of a future Palestinian state, a senior Palestinian negotiator told WND.</p>
  • Palestinian In Damascus: “We Do Not Want Palestine..We Ask For Israeli Citizenship”

    01/27/2014 5:25:46 PM PST · by Nachum · 9 replies
    Israellycool ^ | 1/26/14 | Aussie Dave
    Tens of thousands of people in Yarmouk, mostly palestinians, have been besieged for months by Syrian government forces, with little access to food and medicine. The below video was taken in Yarmouk and posted to YouTube Palestinian In Damascus: “We Do Not Want Palestine..We Ask For Israeli Citizenship” Posted by: Aussie Dave in Aussie Dave January 26, 2014 4 Comments 156 Views Tens of thousands of people in Yarmouk, mostly palestinians, have been besieged for months by Syrian government forces, with little access to food and medicine. The below video was taken in Yarmouk and posted to YouTube . It’s...
  • Pro-Palestinian Activists Targeted Major Hollywood Actress Over Her Deal to Represent Israeli

    01/26/2014 10:21:22 AM PST · by Nachum · 39 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 1/26/14 | Sharona Schwartz
    Actor Scarlett Johansson has been facing pressure from some pro-Palestinian activists after announcing earlier this month that she was becoming the first brand ambassador for the Israeli carbonated beverage kit maker SodaStream. She’s planning to star in a Super Bowl ad for the company which has characterized itself as an alternative to Coke and Pepsi.Scarlett Johansson filming a SodaStream commercial for the Super Bowl (Screenshot: YouTube) “The company’s commitment to a healthier body and a healthier planet is a perfect fit for me,” Johansson said in mid-January. “I love that the product can be tailored to any lifestyle and palate.”SodaStream...
  • Czech Foreign Minister condemns arms at Palestinian embassy

    01/07/2014 2:29:33 AM PST · by iowamark · 3 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | 1/06/2014 | AP
    PRAGUE -- The Czech Foreign Ministry has used strong words to condemn the discovery of illegal weapons at the Palestinian embassy complex where a possible booby-trapped safe killed the ambassador. In a Monday statement, the ministry says it considers it "a serious violation of the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations." It says it expects the Palestinians to "clearly and unequivocally" explain the incident...
  • Police: Illegal weapons found in house of Palestinian diplomat who died after blast

    01/02/2014 4:08:16 PM PST · by RedStateRocker · 12 replies
    CNN ^ | 1.3.14 | Ivana Kottasova
    llegal weapons have been found inside the northern Prague residence of a Palestinian diplomat who died Wednesday of injuries suffered when he opened a safe in the living room and an explosion occurred, police said Thursday.
  • Blast kills Palestinian diplomat in Prague

    01/01/2014 9:27:32 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 24 replies
    BBC News ^ | 1/1/14 | BBC
    A Palestinian diplomat has been killed by an explosion at his home in the Czech capital Prague. Jamal al-Jamal, the head of the Palestinian mission, had been taken to hospital after the explosion but died of his injuries some four hours later. Palestinian officials said the blast happened when Mr Jamal was moving a safe. Czech police say there is no evidence that it was a planned attack. ... Mr Jamal had only recently moved into the property. Palestinian officials have been quoted as saying the blast took place when Mr Jamal attempted to move a safe from an old...
  • Palestinian diplomat killed in blast at Prague residence

    01/01/2014 9:21:04 AM PST · by csvset · 21 replies
    France24 ^ | 1 January 2014 | AFP
    The Palestinian ambassador to Prague, Jamal al-Jamal, was killed in an explosion at his residence on Wednesday in an incident which Czech authorities believe was likely an accident. The Palestinian Foreign Ministry said ambassador Jamal was trying to open a safe that had been recently moved to his new home when the blast occurred. A Czech government source told the Reuters news agency that the explosion was probably caused by a faulty security device on the unit. It was unclear what that was. Some safes can be fitted with mechanisms designed to destroy secret documents in the event of the...
  • 'The establishment strikes back': Justin Amash asks supporters to join his 'rebel alliance'

    12/14/2013 8:26:54 AM PST · by kobald · 19 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | December 10, 2013 | Ashe Schow
    Popular Congressman Justin Amash, R-Mich., is fighting back against his primary challenger Brian Ellis with a Star Wars-themed campaign event titled “The Establishment Strikes Back: Join the Rebel Alliance.” Amash, the two-term libertarian congressman who introduced the Amash Amendment to rein in the National Security Agency spy programs, will hold a “money bomb” event Dec. 16 to raise money for the congressman’s re-election campaign. Amash’s campaign had $164,000 cash on hand at the end of July, while his opponent has the ability to self-fund and is backed by Big Business. “The good news is that [Ellis] doesn't have grassroots support,...
  • Brandeis suspends partnership with Palestinian school after Nazi-style rally

    11/20/2013 8:59:17 AM PST · by pabianice · 11 replies
    JNS News ^ | 11/20/13
    Brandeis University on Monday announced the suspension of its decade-old partnership with Al-Quds University following a recent Nazi-style rally at the Palestinian school in Jerusalem. At the Nov. 5 rally, Al-Quds students wore black military gear, carried fake automatic weapons, gave the Nazi salute, and surrounded the main square of their campus with banners depicting images of “martyred” suicide bombers. “While Brandeis has an unwavering commitment to open dialogue on difficult issues, we are also obliged to recognize intolerance when we see it, and we cannot—and will not—turn a blind eye to intolerance,” Brandeis said in a press release. “As...
  • Scenes from a "moderate" "Palestinian" university

    11/06/2013 9:19:58 PM PST · by Nachum · 3 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | 11/6/13
    Scenes from a "moderate" "Palestinian" university Hitler-style saluting peace partners Campus scenes yesterday at Al-Quds University. The Western-funded university authorities regularly tolerate such Fascist-style displays by students, some of whom have then gone on to attack Jewish civilians. Scroll down below for more photos. Scenes yesterday afternoon from a “moderate” "Palestinian" university WHAT ARE THE CHANCES FOR PEACE SO LONG AS THE PALESTINIAN PRESIDENT ENCOURAGES THIS AND WESTERN GOVERNMENTS CONTINUE TO FUND HIM WITHOUT CRITICISM?[Note by Tom Gross]During his press conference in Jerusalem today on the “peace process,” U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry criticized Israel again, but did...
  • Convicted Palestinian Terrorist Granted US Citizenship Due to Lax Immigration Enforcement

    10/24/2013 12:28:29 PM PDT · by Q-ManRN · 12 replies ^ | October 23, 2013 | Brandon Darby
    A convicted Palestinian terrorist was granted U.S. citizenship by immigration authorities who apparently failed to do a proper background check on the applicant. The convicted bomber, a resident of the Chicago area, is now being charged by the U.S. Attorney’s Office for immigration fraud. Rasmieh Yousef Odeh, a convicted Palestinian terrorist, had received a life-sentence in Israel for her role in bombing the British consulate in Jerusalem and for bombing a supermarket where multiple people were killed. The series of bombs were placed as part of a campaign of terror for the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP)...
  • Palestinian Attempts to Stab Israeli Civilian on Bus near Bethlehem

    10/21/2013 7:34:57 AM PDT · by Nachum · 4 replies
    Youtube ^ | 10/21/13 | idfnadesk
    Video at link
  • Israeli girl, 9, hurt in suspected terror attack at settlement

    10/05/2013 5:12:11 PM PDT · by Former Fetus · 14 replies
    The Times of Israel ^ | 10/5/2013 | ILAN BEN ZION
    A 9-year-old Israeli girl was injured Saturday night in a suspected terrorist attack at the West Bank settlement of Psagot, outside Ramallah. The girl, who was playing in the yard outside her home, said she was shot by a gunman at very close range; confusingly, doctors said later that they had not established whether her wounds were caused by a shooting or a stabbing. The girl, who did not lose consciousness, was reported in light-to-moderate condition by doctors at Jerusalem’s Shaare Zedek medical center. It was “not clear” whether she had been shot or stabbed, said Dr. Danny Fink. Security...
  • Palestinian Justice Project-Contract Awarded by USAID

    10/02/2013 5:59:31 PM PDT · by Steve Peacock · 6 replies
    U.S. Trade & Aid Monitor ^ | Oct. 2, 2013 | Steve Peacock
    The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) recently awarded a $24.5 million contract in a program whose stated aim is to "build a more effective and competent Palestinian justice sector that is accountable to the public and responds to citizens' needs." According to the solicitation: The program will support the Palestinian Authority's commitment to strengthen and reform government institutions, and will focus on supporting visible improvements in the delivery of services that contribute towards increased public confidence. USAID noted that "Ethics and anti-corruption will be cross-cutting themes of the program." Chemonics will provide the Palestinians with a combination of equipment,...
  • Amash: ‘If Americans could read classified docs, they’d be even more against Syria action’

    09/08/2013 4:47:56 PM PDT · by markomalley · 40 replies
    Rep. Justin Amash, an outspoken opponent of U.S. intervention in the Syrian civil war, has taken to Twitter to voice his opposition to military intervention. Concurrently, the Michigan Republican warns the American people of misleading claims being made by the Obama administration.Amash noted that he attended a classified briefing in which evidence for the limited attack on Bashar al-Assad’s Baathist dictatorship was presented to legislators who are now debating a war vote. Though Obama administration officials hope to win congressional support, Amash indicated the briefing had the opposite effect on him.Amash also suggested the administration is putting out inconsistent information...
  • Sarah Palin's offensive remarks about Syria

    09/04/2013 2:33:43 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 150 replies
    CNN ^ | September 4, 2013 | Dean Obeidallah, Special to CNN
    "Let Allah sort it out." That is Sarah Palin's succinct argument against U.S. intervention into Syria. And I have to be honest: I'm impressed with Palin on this one. Not with her horribly callous recommendation, made via Facebook late last week, but because she appears to speak some Arabic. I'm not saying Palin is fluent in the language, but she did use the Arabic word "Allah." She could've simply used the word "God" instead of Allah since it has the identical meaning. (Christian Arabs use the word Allah when speaking of God in Arabic.) I think deep down she wanted...
  • Jewish surgeon from N.Y hospital helps Palestinian girl breathe easier

    08/30/2013 4:03:32 PM PDT · by NYer · 2 replies
    cns ^ | August 27, 2013 | Christie L. Chicoine
    SUFFERN, N.Y. (CNS) -- Maria Amman is still smiling. Paralyzed for half her life, 13-year-old Maria, a Palestinian from the Gaza Strip, recently underwent a procedure to regain the ability to breathe on her own, thanks to the kindness and skill of a Jewish surgeon on the staff at Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center in Suffern, N.Y. Dr. Mark Ginsburg, chief of thoracic surgery at Good Samaritan, was assisted by Israeli surgeons at Hadassah Medical Center in Jerusalem in successfully implanting a phrenic nerve pacemaker in Maria. She has been paralyzed from the neck down and unable to breathe without...
  • Israeli Victims of Terror Protest Release of Palestinian Terrorists- Families march against release

    08/12/2013 8:02:26 AM PDT · by Nachum · 4 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | 8/12/13 | : Adam Kredo
    A group of Israeli families whose relatives were killed by Palestinian terrorists protested in front of the Israeli Supreme Court on Sunday in an attempt to block the release of some two dozen terrorists who have “blood on their hands.” Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu agreed at the urging of the United States earlier this month to release 104 imprisoned terrorists in a bid to woo the Palestinians back to the negotiating table. More than two dozen of these terrorists are scheduled to be released later this week, prompting an Israeli-based group called Bereaved Families for Peace and Justice to...
  • NYT Downplays Deadly Results of Palestinian Rock-throwing ‘Hobby’

    08/05/2013 7:55:01 PM PDT · by Nachum · 17 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | 8/5/13 | staff
    The front page of the Monday New York Times featured a story on a popular “hobby” among young Palestinian boys: throwing rocks at Israelis. The Times’ Jodi Rudoren refers to the “hobby” as a game and describes it as “an act of defiance and a rite of passage” that can be seen as a caricature “of Palestinian pushback against Israel.” Rudoren touches on the amount of jail time served by a boy caught throwing rocks, even charting the years spent in jail from members of a Palestinian family on which the article focuses. She complains of the treatment of arrested...
  • The Guardian asks if 4.9 million Palestinian “refugees” will “return” to cities…where they never

    07/30/2013 12:07:47 PM PDT · by Nachum · 16 replies ^ | 7/30/13 | staff
    Those who get their news from the mainstream media (or the Guardian) could be forgiven for believing that there are nearly 5 million Palestinian refugees from the 1948-49 Arab-Israeli War. So often is that figure bandied around that most don’t understand that it only reflects the number of Palestinians qualifying for “refugee” benefits under the bizarre formula of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency by which the children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren (ad infinitum) of actual refugees continue to inherit this status. This designation is even bestowed upon those Palestinians who are already citizens of other countries. (Using such demographic...
  • The NSA Fight

    07/26/2013 8:12:59 PM PDT · by Errant · 17 replies
    National Review Online ^ | 26 July, 2013 | Jonathan Strong
    On Friday, July 19, on the House floor, Majority Leader Eric Cantor pulled Representative Justin Amash aside, ushering him into a meeting with whip Kevin McCarthy and three of Amash’s congressional allies. Cantor pressed Amash to withdraw his amendment to stop the National Security Agency from collecting logs of every American’s phone calls and said he would work to provide a vote on the issue in a future bill. But several of Cantor’s top aides, who were also present, gave what Amash thought was a more threatening overture: There’s bound to be a procedural technicality we can use to...
  • This Congressional Map shows how yesterday’s NSA vote cut across partisan divides

    07/27/2013 10:44:36 AM PDT · by JerseyanExile · 14 replies
    Yesterday, the House failed to pass the Amash amendment, which would have cut off funding for the NSA’s program collecting information about all Americans’ phone calls. There was quite a bit of talk about how bipartisan the vote was on both sides, with Democratic and Republican civil libertarians finding common cause on one side, and Democratic and Republican national security hawks on the other. So here are two maps you can compare: The first is a simple map of the U.S. by Congressional District, with Republican seats in red and Democratic ones in blue. The second map — which is...
  • Vote on Amash Amendment Reveals Ruse of Two-Party System

    07/25/2013 3:59:22 PM PDT · by VitacoreVision · 6 replies
    The New American ^ | 25 July 2013 | Joe Wolverton, II, J.D.
    The fact that a majority of Republicans voted against and a majority of Democrats voted in favor of the Amash amendment demonstrates that the Establishment draws support from both major parties. Vote on Amash Amendment Reveals Ruse of Two-Party System The New American 25 July 2013 For all those who still believe that Republican=Constitutionalist and Democrat=Liberty-hating liberal, something happened on Capitol Hill that might change your mind. As was reported by The New American, the House of Representatives narrowly defeated an amendment to the defense appropriations sponsored by Republican Congressman Justin Amash (shown) of Michigan and Democratic Congressman John...
  • Kerry Flubs, Calls Palestinian Authority a 'Country' John Kerry accidentally refers to areas

    07/25/2013 5:16:40 PM PDT · by Nachum · 15 replies
    INN ^ | 7/25/13 | Elad Benari
    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry appeared to have flubbed his lines on Thursday, when he referred to areas controlled by the Palestinian Authority as a country, reported AFP. Speaking at the United Nations ahead of talks with UN chief Ban Ki-moon, Kerry praised the "courageous decision" by Israeli and PA leaders to try to resume direct negotiations. He then told reporters, "It's my hope that that will be able to happen as procedures are put in place by both countries in order to empower that.” The final status of the areas controlled by the PA has yet to be...
  • House votes to continue NSA surveillance program (217-205)

    07/24/2013 4:39:40 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 164 replies
    10News ^ | 24 July 2013
    WASHINGTON - The U.S. House of Representatives has voted to continue the collection of hundreds of millions of Americans' phone records in the fight against terrorism. The chamber rejected a measure to end the program's authority. The vote was 217-205 on Wednesday. Republican Rep. Justin Amash had challenged the program as an indiscriminate collection of phone records. His measure, if approved by the full House and Senate and signed by the president, would have ended the program's statutory authority. The White House, national security experts in Congress and the Republican establishment had lobbied hard against Amash's effort. Libertarian-leaning conservatives and...
  • 'Defund NSA' amendment will get a vote

    07/24/2013 4:19:39 AM PDT · by Whenifhow · 20 replies ^ | JULY 23, 2013 | ASHE SCHOW
    Members of the House of Representatives will vote this week on Rep. Justin Amash's amendment to defund the National Security Agency. Amash, R-Mich., announced the news on his Facebook page, writing, "I want to thank Speaker Boehner for working diligently toward resolving significant concerns over the amendment process with respect to NSA." Amash's amendment would defund the NSA if the agency collected data and records from individuals who were not under official investigation. The Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court would be required to provide a statement confirming that the data being collected by the NSA is from a person under investigation....
  • MSNBC Host Dons Tampon Earrings To Demonstrate Solidarity With Late-Term Abortion Fans

    07/24/2013 5:23:11 PM PDT · by Cold Case Posse Supporter · 23 replies
    Conservatives4Palin ^ | July 22, 2013 | Doug Brady
    What do you do if you’re a liberal who supports a woman’s Gosnellian right to abortion on demand after 20 weeks performed by a doctor who’s failed to secure admitting privileges at the local hospital? MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry has the obvious answer: Wear tampons on your ears.
  • Amash NSA defunding amendment squashed

    07/24/2013 5:25:51 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 42 replies
    upi ^ | July 24, 2013
    WASHINGTON, July 24 (UPI) -- The U.S. House Wednesday narrowly defeated Rep. Justin Amash's attempt to severely restrict the National Security Agency's telephone data mining. The Michigan Republican's measure, opposed by the White House and congressional leaders on both sides of the aisle, was voted down 205-217, Roll Call reported.
  • Clapper warns against measure to rein in NSA

    07/24/2013 3:35:05 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 38 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jul 24, 2013 2:05 PM EDT | Donna Cassata
    The director of the National Intelligence says an effort in the House to rein in the National Security Agency’s electronic surveillance program would dismantle a critical tool in the fight against terrorism. James Clapper issued the statement just hours ahead of a House vote on an amendment by Republican Rep. Justin Amash that would end the statutory authority under the USA PATRIOT Act for the NSA to collect hundreds of millions of phone records. …
  • Kerry: 'Core Issue of Instability ... Is the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict'

    07/17/2013 5:12:09 PM PDT · by Nachum · 15 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | 7/17/13 | Jeryl Bier
    Secretary of State John Kerry is currently in Jordan for talks with area leaders and a meeting of the Arab Peace Initiative Follow-Up Committee. After a meeting with Jordanian foreign minister Nasser Judeh, Kerry made some rather sweeping remarks about the role the Palestinian-Israeli conflict plays in not only regional but global stability [emphasis added]: Peace is in the common interest of everybody in this region. And as many ministers said to me today in the meeting that we had – many of them – they said that the core issue of instability in this region and in many other...
  • ( Muslim ) NY Jets Player Speaks at Extreme Anti-Israel Conference

    07/09/2013 10:24:55 AM PDT · by george76 · 36 replies
    FRONT PAGE MAG ^ | July 9, 2013 | Joe Kaufman
    Oday Aboushi has been touted as being the first Palestinian-American player in the National Football League (NFL), but his radical behavior since being drafted by the New York Jets less than three months ago could get him sent home early. His latest infraction was made as he gave a speech at a radical Muslim conference sponsored by a group denying Israel’s right to exist and associated with blatantly anti-Semitic and terrorist propaganda. ... Only weeks after the draft, Aboushi tweeted the following: “65th anniversary of the Nakba and palestinians all across the world are still thriving.” For persons unaware of...
  • 'Palestinian' refugees from Syria burn Hezbullah aid

    05/30/2013 6:47:59 PM PDT · by Nachum · 1 replies
    Israel Matzav ^ | 5/30/13 | Carl in Jerusalem
    'Palestinian' refugees from Syria who are staying in the Ain el-Hilweh 'refugee camp' near Sidon have burned aid that was provided to them by Hezbullah, and told Hezbullah to stay out of Syrian affairs. The refugees at the Palestinian Ain el-Hilweh camp in Sidon called on Hizbullah to withdraw its fighters from Syria and not to interfere in Syrian affairs, NNA said. The military support of Hizbullah has helped Syrian regime forces gain the upper hand in the battle for control of Qusayr, a key town for both the regime and the insurgents, where a fierce army assault began 12...
  • Palestinian terrorists hide behind journalists while firebombing Israeli soldiers

    05/26/2013 11:20:46 AM PDT · by Nachum · 13 replies
    Youtube ^ | 5/25/13 | thecommentator thecommentator
    A video has emerged which seems to show Palestinian terrorists throwing stones and fire bombs at Israeli soldiers while hiding behind journalists
  • Canada tried, failed to deport VIA Rail terror suspect nine years ago

    04/25/2013 1:55:09 PM PDT · by Squawk 8888 · 10 replies
    National Post ^ | April 25, 2013 | Stewart Bell
    TORONTO — Canadian immigration authorities tried to deport the Toronto VIA Rail terror suspect nine years ago but never did so because, as a stateless Palestinian, he could not be sent to any other country, documents obtained by the National Post show. Raed Jaser was allegedly working illegally under several aliases when he was arrested in August 2004 on an outstanding immigration warrant. Officials wanted to deport him because he had a string of criminal convictions but were forced to set him free after two days. The government’s failure to deport Mr. Jaser allegedly proved costly for Canada: He and...
  • Rare interview with wife of Palestinian prisoner proves PMW's contention that PA pays salaries

    04/10/2013 12:10:53 PM PDT · by Nachum · 4 replies
    PalWatch ^ | 4/10/13 | Itamar Marcus and Nan Jacques Zilbedik
    Prisoner's wife: "A year and a half ago, I went to the Ministry of Prisoners' Affairs... Their answer was: 'Your husband transfers it to the person he wants. It's in his power not to transfer [it to you] and we can't do anything about it." Prisoner's wife: "[My husband] told me: 'If you do what I want, it [the monthly salary] will return to you. As long as you are like this, it won't return to you.'" by Itamar Marcus and Nan Jacques Zilberdik Since 2011, Palestinian Media Watch has been supplying governments and media worldwide with documentation that the...
  • How to write about Muslims(Barf alert)

    03/31/2013 7:59:35 AM PDT · by Ennis85 · 31 replies
    Al Jazeera ^ | 31 Mar 2013 | Belen Fernandez
    The Western press and social media often seem to exercise two options for dealing with the Muslim population of the world: overt, unabashed Islamophobia or slightly subtler Islamophobia. As Georgetown University's John L Esposito writes in the foreword to Nathan Lean's The Islamophobia Industry: How the Right Manufactures Fear of Muslims, 9/11 and other terror attacks "have exacerbated the growth of Islamophobia exponentially" and resulted in a situation in which "Islam and the Middle East often dominate the negative headlines", thanks in part to the calculated machinations of "a number of journalists and scholars". Needless to say, the aftermath of...
  • Throw out federal definition of marriage altogether, Amash says ahead of Supreme Court hearings

    03/27/2013 8:05:46 AM PDT · by DarkSavant · 122 replies
    MLive ^ | March 26, 2013 | Zane McMillin
    GRAND RAPIDS, MI — U.S. Rep. Justin Amash wants the Supreme Court to throw out the federal definition of marriage altogether, a revelation made the night before justices were set to weigh one of two gay marriage cases this week. Amash, R-Cascade Township, was pressed for his take on the federal Defense of Marriage Act during an American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan forum Monday in Grand Rapids. "My view has always been that government should not be in the business of defining or redefining marriage," Amash said. "I see it as a private issue. I personally see it as...
  • Obama: The Devil in a Blue Dress

    03/25/2013 2:56:07 AM PDT · by Masada Mossad · 8 replies
    sharia unveiled ^ | 25 March 2013 | Schuyler Montague
    Last week I caught a brief glimpse of Obama on his latest Middle Eastern World Tour: Liar-palooza Festival 2013. By the looks of the audience of “Israeli Citizens” that he was speaking to, I could not help but wonder.. “where did he bus them in from?” Yes.. It did seem at times that these could have been students from any University in America and possibly members of the Muslim Student Association (MSA). I believe the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) had a delegation present and perhaps even CAIR chipped in and bought their tickets. Marijuana may have been legalized in...
  • Huckabee to Obama: Palestinians Have “Zero Interest” in Mideast Peace

    03/20/2013 5:57:25 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 8 replies
    Newsmax ^ | Wednesday, 20 Mar 2013 05:41 PM | Jim Meyers and Kathleen Walter
    Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee tells Newsmax that President Obama won’t succeed in restarting peace talks in the Middle East because the Palestinians have “zero interest” in negotiations. The 2008 Republican presidential candidate also says the administration’s dealings with Mohammed Morsi and Egypt are “foreign policy gone wild,” and warns that the United States will be viewed as a “toothless tiger” if Obama doesn’t respond as promised to the use of chemical weapons in Syria. … “You’ve got a Palestinian government that refuses Israel’s right to exist. It’s really hard to negotiate with someone when they don’t even believe you...
  • UN: Palestinian militants likely killed Gaza baby

    03/11/2013 1:59:05 PM PDT · by Excellence · 15 replies
    Associated Press via Yahoo News ^ | 11 March 2013 | DIAA HADID
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  • The Passing of a Patriot

    06/07/2012 4:39:35 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 30 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | June 8, 2012 | Oliver North
    MANAGUA, Nicaragua — The classical definition of a hero is a person who puts himself at risk for the benefit of others. That certainly describes Adolfo Calero, who died June 2 at the age of 80. The obituaries of this remarkable man hardly do justice to his courage, perseverance, faithfulness and humility. Here is the Adolfo Calero I knew, admired and called a friend for nearly three decades: A graduate of Holy Cross High School in New Orleans and the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind., he was a devout Roman Catholic and educated to be a...
  • Report: Top Palestinian operative killed in Syria

    12/26/2012 7:39:34 AM PST · by Nachum · 3 replies
    Ynet news ^ | 12/26/12 | staff
    The Syria-based Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine-General Command announced that its operations commander, Madal Elian, was killed by rebels in Syria, according to the Lebanese news channel LBC. The group is one of the last Palestinian factions to remain loyal to Syrian President Bashar Assad. (Roi Kais)
  • U.S. Ambassador Tells Georgia to Vote for a 'Palestinian' State

    12/17/2012 8:22:36 AM PST · by Josephat · 7 replies
    American Thinker | 12/17/12 | Pamela Geller
    U.S. Ambassador Tells Georgia to Vote for a 'Palestinian' State By Pamela Geller From the former Soviet Republic of Georgia comes news of an extraordinary betrayal by the Obama Administration. As Obama continues to abandon freedom in his support of Muslim Brotherhood and Sharia revolutions and regimes in Egypt and elsewhere, he has taken behind-the-scenes steps to further the international isolation of Israel, the only democracy in that Middle East. Just before the November 29 United Nations vote granting non-member state observer status, the U.S. ambassador to Georgia, Richard Norland, an Obama appointee, met with Georgian Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili....