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  • Biggest children’s book publisher erases Israel from map

    11/13/2013 6:57:33 AM PST · by Nachum · 13 replies
    timesofisrael.com ^ | 11/13/13 | Elhanan Miller
    Arab textbooks are not the only ones erasing Israel from their maps. Scholastic, the world’s largest publisher of children’s books, has also eliminated the Jewish state in a book. “Thea Stilton and the Blue Scarab Hunt,” part of the popular Geronimo Stilton children’s series translated from Italian and published by Scholastic in 2012, tells the story of a group of investigative journalists involved in a treasure hunt in Egypt. Writers Elhanan Miller Elhanan Miller Elhanan Miller is the Arab affairs reporter for The Times of Israel Follow or contact: Facebook Twitter Email RSS Newsroom Email Facebook Twitter Related Topics children...
  • Study points to Samaria's untapped wind power potential

    05/15/2023 5:54:38 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 4 replies
    Researchers from Ariel University have conducted a study of wind speed statistics in the Samaria region of Israel and have found that the area holds potential for wind energy production. The study analyzed 11 years of wind data provided by the Israeli Meteorological Service and found a cumulative mean wind speed of 4.53 m/s and a prevailing wind direction characterized by a cumulative mean azimuth of 226°. The study's co-author, Professor Asher Yahalom from the Department of Electrical Engineering and Electronics at Ariel University explained that "we analyzed long-term wind data for the Samaria region and found that wind speeds...
  • Joe Biden Inches Toward War with Iran, Makes Israel Full Military Partner

    12/22/2022 12:05:54 AM PST · by blueplum · 58 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 21 Dec 2022 | BY WILLIAM M. ARKIN
    Preparing for any potential war against Iran, the Biden administration has formally elevated Israel in military planning.... ...For the Pentagon, Israel is the most prized military and intelligence partner in the Middle East, with its vast combat experience and advanced technologies. With the end of combat in Afghanistan and Iraq, and with the brokering of the Abraham Accords by the Trump administration, Washington sees an opportunity to incorporate Israel into a new regional alliance. ... ..."CENTCOM will now work to implement the U.S. Government commitment to a holistic approach to regional security and cooperation with our partners," the Tampa-based command...
  • Exclusive - The Netanyahu Doctrine: An in-depth regional policy interview

    12/17/2022 12:35:32 AM PST · by robowombat · 1 replies
    Al Arabiya English ^ | 16 December ,2022: 09:22 PM GST
    Al Arabiya English Benjamin Netanyahu is preparing to become the Prime Minister of Israel for the third time. He has until December 21 to form a government before taking office. In a wide-ranging interview with a group of print and television journalists at Al Arabiya, Mr. Netanyahu discussed Israel’s relations with Arab states, the US alliance structure in the Middle East, unrest in Iran, Israel’s new hard-right government, the future of the US-brokered maritime border agreement with Lebanon, and the Russia-Ukraine war. Mr. Netanyahu reiterated the paramount importance of normalization with Saudi Arabia, which would be a “quantum leap” toward...
  • FBI probes killing of Palestinian-American reporter Abu Akleh; Israel: Grave mistake

    11/14/2022 5:25:54 PM PST · by Nextrush · 11 replies
    Times Of Israel ^ | 11/14/2022 | Jacob Magid
    Move represents about-face by US, which had said it wouldn't open its own probe into death of reporter who Israel says was likely shot by IDF in error; Gantz: We won't cooperate The US Federal Bureau of Investigation is launching an investigation into the killing of Palestinian-American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, apparently by an Israeli soldier, officials said Monday, with Israel immediately rejecting cooperation with the probe. US officials updated their Israeli counterparts earlier this month about the decision, an official familiar with the matter tokld The Times Of Israel on Monday, confirming a Channel 14 news report....
  • Nolte: Biden Plans to Skedaddle to Egypt Thursday

    11/08/2022 11:04:21 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 41 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/08/2022 | JOHN NOLTE
    His Fraudulency Joe Biden is refusing to commit to a post-midterm press conference and will be fleeing the country a little over 36 hours after polls close on Election Day. Just ten days ago, and likely due to the fact that the red wave writing was clearly on the wall by then, the White House announced Biden would leave Thursday for Egypt to attend something called the COP 27, a globalist thing involving the corrupt United Nations and dedicated to furthering the Climate Change Hoax.
  • UN General Assembly: Israel must dispose of all its nuclear weapons

    10/30/2022 12:33:34 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 102 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 30/10/22
    The United Nations General Assembly's first committee, which deals with disarmament, global challenges, and threats to peace that affect the international community, voted 152-5, on Friday, on a resolution concerning "the risk of nuclear proliferation in the Middle East". The resolution states that Israel must dispose of all its nuclear weapons and place its nuclear sites under the International Atomic Energy Agency's purview. The resolution, which is submitted every year to the UNGA in New York, was submitted by Egypt and sponsored by the Palestinian Authority and 19 counties including Bahrain, Jordan, Morocco, and the United Arab Emirates. Canada, Israel,...
  • A new beginning for Israel and the European Union? (Israel has gas to export)

    10/25/2022 9:14:41 AM PDT · by dennisw · 22 replies
    JNS ^ | October 11, 2022 | BY DMITRI SHUFUTINSKY
    After a decade, the E.U.-Israel Association Council met. Although ties are improving, the question of Palestinian statehood persists. Government ministers from Israel and the European Union met on Oct. 3 for the first “Association talks” since 2012. Intelligence Minister Elazar Stern headed the Israeli delegation at the E.U.-Israel Association Council session in Brussels. Established in 1995 and first operating in 2000, the group has not met since July 2012, in part due to differences in views over Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria, commonly known as the West Bank. Bouts of violence between Palestinians and Israel, along with the COVID-19...
  • My Word: Between boycotts and the Gaza gauntlet

    10/15/2021 8:19:59 AM PDT · by SJackson · 1 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | OCTOBER 14, 2021 | LIAT COLLINS
    The Hamas vision of the future is not an idyll of peace and prosperity. Bernie Sanders should read the report if he wants to know what he will be aiding and abetting. Hamas supporters wearing veils and gloves take part in an anti-Israel rally in Jenin. (photo credit: MOHAMAD TOROKMAN/REUTERS) Bernie Sanders’s knitted mittens were the sensation of Joe Biden’s presidential inauguration at the beginning of the year. For weeks, memes of the poker-face Vermont senator wearing a winter coat with his hands hidden in oversize mitts ruled the viral world. The image came back to me this week when...
  • Blinken: US will not be able to stop Israel if Hezbollah attacks over gas

    09/25/2022 8:43:25 AM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 16 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 9/24/22 | Staff
    The United States will not be able to stop Israel from retaliating against Lebanon if Hezbollah decides to attack it over the Karish gas field, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken reportedly told the Lebanese prime minister in a recent meeting. According to Saudi media reports, Blinken told Prime Minister Najib Mikati that even if Hezbollah only demonstrates a small show of force, Washington will not be able to stop Israel. Earlier this month, the Lebanese Al-Akhbar newspaper claimed that Washington had increased its pressure on Israel to finalize a maritime deal following intelligence according to which Hezbollah has c
  • Cost-of-living crisis in Middle East likely to mean further 'repression'

    09/03/2022 4:02:33 AM PDT · by RomanSoldier19 · 11 replies
    https://www.middleeasteye.net ^ | 2 September 2022 | By Elis Gjevori
    An unprecedented rise in food and energy costs compounded by the climate crisis is resulting in a perfect storm for civil unrest in more than 100 countries, according to newly released analysis. Popular anger at cost-of-living crises has seen the Sri Lankan government toppled, protests in Argentina and rising discontent in Europe. The report, produced by risk analysis firm Verisk Maplecroft, warns that political turmoil in the next 12 months is set to increase, with over 80 percent of countries experiencing inflation above six percent and the prospect of repressive measures being used to quell dissent likely. Countries in the...
  • 1,000 terrorists in prison to begin food strike

    08/30/2022 1:59:52 PM PDT · by ToxicMasculinity · 53 replies
    The Supreme National Emergency Committee, an organization representing security prisoners, announced the beginning of a hunger strike of a thousand prisoners starting Thursday in protest of the prison service's failure to respond to their demands for improved prison conditions. The leadership of the security prisoners recently began a series of escalating protest measures in preparation for the announcement of a general hunger strike, within the framework of which all the organizations that represented the prisoners before the prison service were disbanded and it was decided to engage in a campaign of disobedience. Palestinian Prisoners Society head Kadora Fares emphasized that...
  • IAF F-35s penetrated Iranian airspace months ago - Saudi report

    08/25/2022 7:55:19 PM PDT · by Roman_War_Criminal · 33 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | 8/24/22 | Staff
    According to the report, the purpose of the operation - conducted with the US - was to simulate an aerial and maritime strike on Iran in the Red Sea. Israeli Air Force F-35 advanced fifth-generation fighter jets penetrated Iranian airspace multiple times over the last two months, according to the Saudi media outlet Elaph. Both Iranian and Russian radars failed to locate them, according to the report. According to the news site, Israel and the US have conducted large-scale exercises over the Red Sea in order to simulate an aerial and maritime strike on Iran and the seizure of Iranian...
  • Weapons stored unsafely in the house of a member of a Palestinian terrorist group exploded and killed a young child in the vicinity

    08/23/2022 2:33:08 PM PDT · by Conservat1 · 23 replies
    On Twitter ^ | Aug 23, 2022 | Lt. Col. Richard Hecht
    Lt. Col. Richard Hecht on Twitter: "Another tragedy in the Gaza Strip today. Weapons stored unsafely in the house of a member of a Palestinian terrorist group exploded and killed a young child in the vicinity. These are the sad consequences of militarizing civilian areas for terrorist activity. https://t.co/9AUT2TwAhn" / Twitter
  • How Engineers Widened The Suez Canal For Bigger Ships [4K]

    05/30/2022 9:35:44 AM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 9 replies
    YouTube ^ | Premiered May 15, 2022 | Spark
    It's a major construction project, aimed at doubling the width of the Suez Canal and deepening its main waterway. 500 million cubic meters of sand and soil have already been transported from all over the world. Using unprecedented 3D images, we reveal how the canal will be widened. We also look back to the original construction, back in 1859, to show how it first came to be built.How Engineers Widened The Suez Canal For Bigger Ships [4K]Extreme Constructions | Spark | Premiered May 15, 2022
  • Ancient temple dedicated to Zeus uncovered in Northern Sinai

    05/01/2022 1:09:04 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 6 replies
    Heritage Daily ^ | April 25, 2022 | unattributed
    An archaeological mission excavating at Tell el-Farma in the Northern Sinai have uncovered a temple dedicated to Zeus.Zeus is the sky and thunder god in ancient Greek religion who ruled from his seat in Mount Olympus. Zeus is often depicted as an older man with a beard and is represented by symbols such as the lightning bolt and the eagle.Archaeologists were conducting excavations at Tell el-Farma, known by its ancient name of Pelusium which dates back to the late Pharaonic period. The site remained occupied from Greco-Roman times through to the Byzantine and early Islamic periods.Pelusium was first excavated during...
  • Hamas official: We'll fire 1,111 rockets at Israel in next war

    04/26/2022 12:44:57 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 13 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 26/4/22 | Zaher Jabarin
    Zaher Jabarin, one of Hamas' leaders, has threatened to fire over 1,000 rockets at Israel, Channel 12 News reported. Last year, Hamas leader Yahya Sinwar referenced the number 1,111 but did not detail the context. At the time, he said, "We are confident in our ability to obtain our rights and remember the number 1,111." It was assumed then that the number was in reference to how many terrorists Hamas would demand released in the next prisoner swap. Now, Jabarin has clarified, in Sinwar's name, that 1,111 is the number of rockets which will be fired during the first barrage...
  • "Palestinian" Violence and Discrimination Against Women [under Sharia]

    04/18/2022 11:00:50 AM PDT · by Conservat1 · 4 replies
    Pierre Rehov ^ | Apr 18, 202w
    ClipPierre Rehov (@pierre_rehov) Tweeted (Apr 18, 2022): Violence and discrimination against Palestinian women.https://vimeo.com/405071251
  • Israel's Peace With Some Arab Neighbors?-Intriguing developments with the UAE and Bahrain

    02/18/2022 7:30:54 AM PST · by SJackson · 13 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | Feb 17, 2022 | Joseph Puder
    The Jewish state’s dream of warm peace with its Arab neighbors has eluded it for more than 72 years. In September 2020, President Donald Trump helped engineer the Abraham Accords between Israel, Bahrain, and the United Arab Emirates. The very treaty signing on the White House lawn projected human warmth, and signaled a warm peace. Subsequently, Sudan and Morocco joined the normalization of relations with Israel. It is true that peace, as opposed to war, came much earlier than September 2020. Israel signed a peace treaty with Egypt in 1979 and with Jordan in 1994. These peace treaties, however,...
  • In Photos: Middle Kingdom mining mission premises unearthed in South Sinai

    01/23/2022 10:08:51 PM PST · by SunkenCiv · 4 replies
    Ahram Online ^ | Monday 10 Jan 2022 | Nevine El-Aref
    Mostafa Waziri, secretary general of the SCA, said that the Egyptian archeological mission is the first ever to work at the Wadi Al-Nasb site. He added that the uncovered building was used as an administrative centre for the mining teams which headed to Sinai searching for turquoise and copper. Preliminary study indicates that the building was built during the Middle Kingdom and continued to be used with little changes to its interior design during the New Kingdom and then again during the Late Roman period. The mining mission’s premises is located in the center of Wadi Al-Nasb, overlooking the ancient...