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Palestinians upset: UAE textbook says their capital is Ramallah

This photo, apparently from a UAE textbook, has been going around social media: Hezbollah mouthpiece Al Manar angrily writes: It seems that the United Arab Emirates has gone farther than Saudi Arabia in normalization with the Zionist entity, and even … Continue reading

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EoZTV: How NGOs lie with statistics

I just saw a report put out last month by AIDA, an umbrella organization of 70 NGOs in the territories, including Oxfam and Amnesty.. The first page of their summary report shows how dishonest NGOs are. They have to dig … Continue reading

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Palestinian Arab culture: “Intifada” exhibition opens in Bethlehem

Ma’an reports:  The Dar al-Kallah University of Arts and Culture, in cooperation with the Yasser Arafat Museum, opened on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the Palestinian popular uprising (1987-1993) a photographic exhibition “Intifada” by photographer Keith Dannemiller. . … Continue reading

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THE “HOAX” HOAX

Well, it looks like the Mueller “hoax” isn’t such a hoax after all. He indicts 13 Russians and Russian organizations for interfering in the 2016 election. Here’s what the indictment tells us: Russian efforts were broad and coordinated. They were … Continue reading

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02/16 Links Pt1: Taylor Force Act Leaves PA With No Room for Maneuver on Terrorist Payments; Glick: Trump, Benjamin Netanyahu and the post-Oslo era; Oren: Abbas’ double game

From Ian: US Senate Version of Taylor Force Act Leaves PA With No Room for Maneuver on Terrorist Payments The US Senate is preparing to vote on the Taylor Force Act that links US financial assistance to the Palestinians with … Continue reading

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02/16 Links Pt2: Justice for Oxfam’s Anti-Israel Bigotry?; Is Refusing Israeli Help Worth a Drought?; Phillips: Poland unleashes its own inner demons

From Ian: Justice for Oxfam’s Anti-Israel Bigotry? Minnie Driver has stepped down from her role as Oxfam​ Ambassador because of allegations that staff for the charity — in Haiti and other countries — paid vulnerable people for sex. In 2014, … Continue reading

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Israel festival at University of Lille canceled because of anti-Israel protests

AFP (French) reports that a festival called “Stopover in Israel”, in Lille, was canceled by the students who organized it as part of a university project. It was meant to be a four day festival of Israeli culture, but anti-Israel activists … Continue reading

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Saudis mourn death of beauty queen…camel

From GDN Online: A multi-million dollar camel was found dead, sending shockwaves on social media, according to Almarsd. Video recordings and pictures of the dromedary lying dead in a desert area of Saudi Arabia were widely circulated online. Owned by … Continue reading

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BLACKMAIL

One thing we are all learning from the Trump-Russia story is how much the intelligence agencies worry about the various grounds for blackmail that can make people vulnerable security risks. That was the topic of Sally Yates’ first contacts with … Continue reading

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“Protocols” alive and well in Egypt

MEMRI translates a December report in Egyptian daily Youm7: The unilateral American recognition [of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital], which ignored the warnings of the international community about its implications, was not sudden. Rather, it was part of the Zionist plot … Continue reading

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