Tag Archives: Palestinians

01/12 Links Pt2: The U.N. Agency That Keeps Palestinians from Prospering; Thirteen Years into the Abbas Presidency, Corruption and Autocracy Dominate the West Bank

From Ian: Thirteen Years into the Abbas Presidency, Corruption and Autocracy Dominate the West Bank On this day in 2005, Mahmoud Abbas was elected president of the Palestinian Authority (PA). In his inaugural address, Abbas hailed the “peaceful transfer of … Continue reading

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Iraq strips Palestinians of their rights. NGOs silent.

There are about 4000 Palestinians left in Iraq, a fraction of the number who used to live there. From Al Monitor: The Arabi21 news website revealed Dec. 20 that Iraqi President Fuad Masum had approved Law No. 76 of 2017, … Continue reading

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01/05 Links Pt1: Is US aid to the Palestinians actually preventing them from making peace?; US Suspends at $900 Million in Security Aid to Pakistan

From Ian: Rabbi Abraham Cooper: Trump’s bold moves just might jolt the Palestinians to finally negotiate with Israel President Trump has sent a loud and clear message to leaders of the Palestinian Authority: Stop treating the United States like a … Continue reading

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Palestinians threaten US in Arabic while claiming free money is a “natural right” in English (ElderToon)

Saeb Erekat said yet another absurd statement that the Western media accepts as if it makes sense. For years the “Palestinian leadership has engaged in good faith in numerous meetings and encounters with the US administration,” said Saeb Erekat, the … Continue reading

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01/02 Links Pt2: Time for the US to Send a Message by Cutting UN Funding; The Palestinians have lost the support of the Arab world

From Ian: Time for the US to Send a Message by Cutting UN Funding The obvious purpose of the GA vote was to give certain members of the international community an opportunity not only to reject Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, … Continue reading

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British Naval analysis in 1943: No such thing as Palestinians or Palestinian nationalism

A tweet was brought to my attention today about a British Naval Intelligence handbook on Palestine and Jordan from 1943. I found it online. People who consume the news today about the Middle East would be very surprised to learn … Continue reading

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Columnist reminds Palestinians they are obligated to kill Jews

Dr. Essam Adwan, a columnist writing in Felesteen, says its way past time to kill hundreds of thousands of Jews. The affirmation of Palestinian rejection of Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank requires violent resistance against the settlers, convincing them … Continue reading

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12/27 Links Pt1: Toameh: Arab Apartheid Targets Palestinians; Fatah`s guide to rock throwing for kids; The blue-eyed poster girl of Palestinian

From Ian: Khaled Abu Toameh: Arab Apartheid Targets Palestinians Iraq has just joined the long list of Arab countries that shamelessly practice apartheid against Palestinians. The number of Arab countries that apply discriminatory measures against Palestinians while pretending to support … Continue reading

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Palestinians destroying ancient Herodian and Hashmonean antiquities – literally bulldozing Jewish history

We’ve discussed the The Temple Mount Sifting Project before: The Temple Mount Sifting Project (formerly known as the Temple Mount Salvage Operation) is an Israeli archaeological project begun in 2005 dedicated to recovering archaeological artifacts from 400 truckloads of topsoil … Continue reading

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Palestinians get really upset when Arab leaders don’t fall into line

When you live your entire life knowing that you have hundreds of millions of Arabs publicly supporting your every word, you tend to get a bit skittish when things start to fall apart. Arab News (and many other services) reported … Continue reading

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