From Ma'an:Twenty-five women have been killed so far this year in Palestine in so-called honor crimes, the Women's Center for Legal Aid and Counseling says.The latest victim, Thamar Zeidan, was found strangled on Saturday in the Tulkarem village of Deir al-Ghosoun, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights reported.Her father allegedly admitted that he killed her.
Mainstream Yemen newspaper Al Masdar has an antisemitic op-ed today.Starting off with the idea that Jews are Freemasons who have endeavored to destabilize the Muslim world for centuries, the piece claims that Jews are behind the turmoil and revolutions in all Arab countries, using the playbook of - you guessed it - the Talmud.
There was a terror attack yesterday in Psagot, where a nine year old girl was stabbed by an infiltator - and it looks like her scream might have saved her entire family.But slaughtering entire families is not that unusual for Arabs.From AP, October 3, 1938:Here are details on the victims from the Palestine Post:This is what an Arab-majority single state solution would look like.
It's been a while since the last episode of:From Al Arabiya:The Saudi religious police warned against singing and dancing in public places on Monday as the kingdom marks its 83rd National Day, according to DPA.
From YNet:Palestinian riot police prevented dozens of angry protestors from breaking into a building where the offices of Al Jazeera TV channel are located in the center of Ramallah.The Fatah Youth movement called for a demonstration against Al Jazeera after a guest attacked the late Palestinian President Yasser Arafat.
Here is a Reuters photo and caption:A Palestinian uses a sling to throw a stone at Israeli security forces during clashes in the West Bank city of Hebron September 27, 2013. Israeli police clashed with Palestinian protesters in Jerusalem's Old City, the Gaza Strip and the occupied West Bank on Friday, reflecting growing tensions over an increase in Jewish visits to the al-Aqsa mosque.
"Knight Without a Horse," a notorious 2002 Arab Ramadan miniseries that used the "Protocols of the Elders of Zion" as the driver for the plot, is going to be shown again on Egyptian TV this month.Why would an antisemitic TV series be shown again? Because that is part of the celebrations of the Yom Kippur War, which Egypt considers a great victory.
Remember Dahi Khalfan, the Dubai police chief who would go on TV every day talking about his investigation in the murder of Mahmoud Mabhouh?During the investigation he said that he would not allow any Jews into the country (translated by English-language media as "Israelis.")He also claimed that mixed-gender schools cause people to take up cross-dressing.
This Jodi Rudoren article in the New York Times is far from perfect, but it echoes things I wrote recently:Mayor Nir Barkat proudly trumpets the investments he has made over the past five years in the Arab neighborhoods of East Jerusalem: about $141 million for roads and infrastructure, $113 million to build 500 classrooms, more than $1 million for a single soccer field in Beit Safafa.Mr.
It is no secret that a major weapon used by the Palestinian Arabs has been to co-opt the English language and use phrases like "illegal occupation" or "West Bank" or "historic Palestine" or "1967 borders" that become mainstream even when they are inaccurate or nonsensical.
From Ma'an:Extremist Jewish settlers chopped down more than 100 olive trees Saturday morning in Deir Sharaf village south of Nablus, a Palestinian official said.Ghassan Daghlas, who monitors settler activities in the northern West Bank, told Ma’an that settlers from Shave Shomron settlement stormed olive fields in the al-Ghazan neighborhood of Deir Sharaf and destroyed more than 100 trees.
Abu Obeida, spokesman for Hamas' Al Qassam Brigades, yesterday met with new media activists to explain how important electronic media is to the terror group's strategy.The conference on new media was organized by Hamas' interior ministry and its national security ministry; the terror arm of Hamas seems to have been invited to speak.
From Al Ahram:Hamas denied Sunday accusations made by the Egyptian army's spokesman who said hand grenades bearing the stamp of the Palestinian Islamist group’s military wing were found in Sinai.In a statement published on the information office website of the Islamic resistance movement, the group described the claims as “lies and fabrications.
Pan-Arab paper Al Hayat describes five different ways that Egypt's closure of Rafah, which for some reason is never called a "siege," is significantly hurting Hamas:1. Loss of tax revenue. Hamas taxed all the goods coming from the tunnels, but the PA taxes the goods that come in from Israel. Hamas was receiving some $12 million in revenues every month from taxing smuggled goods.
You know how Muslims always say how the Hajj rituals prove that they all treat each other equally and with respect? How Western nations could stand to learn a thing or two about human rights from watching Muslim pilgrims?Well, not so much.A group of Americans visiting Saudi Arabia to perform Hajj were threatened and attacked earlier this week on Oct. 16 by a radicalized group of extremists.
Jihad el-Khazen, writing in pan-Arab daily Al Hayat, publishes one of the best examples of Arab projection I've ever seen.The title of his article? "Israel And The Falsification Of History."Let's see who falsifies history.
Today, Fatah leader Azzam al-Ahmad tried to visit the Al Aqsa Mosque - along with a Jordanian minister who was visiting.However, he was treated as if he was a Jew.Muslim worshipers and others pelted him with their shoes and expelled him from the area:The protesters complained that he, and Fatah, was collaborating with Israel.
Yesterday I reported about the Egyptian navy firing at a boat filled with Syrians and Palestinian Syrians trying to reach Europe, killing two of the Palestinians.I noted then that the Western media coverage of the event was nonexistent, while there was heavy coverage of the IDF killing an admitted Islamic Jihad terrorist while being attacked with firebombs.