Posts Tagged ‘conflict’

Jerusalem Conflict: Identity Theft On Top Of Everything Else

As many previous colleagues have discovered, writing about Israel is a thankless task best avoided, especially by a self-hating Jew. Before people even read a given article, they have made up their own minds about Israel and cross-checked their views against others they hold to see if they are ideologically sound, i.e., politically correct. Then […]

The Bloody Conflict in Ethiopia’s Tigray Region

Michelle Bachelet, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has stated that she is “deeply concerned” about the ongoing violations, including executions, in the Tigray region of Ethiopia, adding that the long-awaited investigation into the situation there will be ready in August. In her view all the parties to the conflict in the country’s northern […]

Once again, the ‘NYTimes’ covers up Israel’s efforts to instigate the U.S. into conflict with Iran

Journalists are supposed to have subjects in their reports. You aren’t supposed to write, “It was said.” Instead: tell us who said it.  New York Times senior reporter David Sanger forgot that principle last week in his biased and inadequate account of the Biden administration’s Iran policy. Sanger suggests that Biden wants a broader “comprehensive” […]

Growing Saudi Vs. Emirates Conflict May Open The Door For Moscow

In 2015 the Saudi cown prince Mohammad bin Salman was best friend with the crown prince of Abu Dhabi, Mohammed bin Zayed. Together they decided to attack the Houthi government in Yemen which had ousted the former regime under the former President Hadi. The war on Yemen has been waged since. But by now the […]

Saudi Arabia: political solution the only way to solve Syria conflict 

The only way to resolve the Syrian conflict is through a political solution in accordance with UN Security Council Resolution 2254, Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister has said. Prince Faisal Bin Farhan made his comment during a joint ministerial meeting on Syria in Rome yesterday. “The absence of effective international will to solve the Syrian crisis,” […]

Israel: New Trends or Old Conflict?

It’s finally happening. Naftali Bennett was sworn in as the new Prime Minister of Israel on June 13. The new government was approved by 60 votes in favor, 59 against, and one abstention.  The vote followed four hours of speeches by party leaders and the election of Mickey Levy as Speaker of the Knesset. Israel […]

On ‘conflict’, ‘peace’ and ‘genocide’: Time for new language on Palestine and Israel

On 25 May, famous US actor Mark Ruffalo tweeted an apology for suggesting that Israel is committing “genocide” in Gaza. “I have reflected and wanted to apologise for posts during the recent Israel/Hamas fighting that suggested Israel is committing ‘genocide’,” Ruffalo wrote, adding: “It’s not accurate, it’s inflammatory, disrespectful and is being used to justify […]

(Any conflict in or out of Israel could mean=Sampson Option)Dangerous discourse | Will Israel’s growing incitement lead to more violence?

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Europe’s Failure Over Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Due to Germany’s Nazi Guilt and EU’s Subservience to United States

June 1, 2021 Former editor and writer for major news media organizations. He has written extensively on international affairs, with articles published in several languages Finian Cunningham The international community has to end its support for the apartheid state of Israel and must stop the genocide of the Palestinian people, says MEP Mick Wallace in […]

The conflict is coming to where it belongs, the U.S.

I’m grateful to Joe Biden for what he said about his commitment to Israel at a press conference on May 21. “Until the region says unequivocally they acknowledge the right of Israel to exist as an independent Jewish state, there will be no peace.” Wait, that sounds like a threat. And I thought Biden wanted […]

China and Conflict Resolution in the Middle East

The recent escalation of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has taken center stage in the global arena and politicians from various countries are vociferously calling for its immediate resolution. During a United Nations Security Council (UNSC) meeting on May 16, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergei Vershinin urged the opposing sides to cease […]

Middle East: Next Round of Conflict and its Consequences

The press in the Middle East is gradually beginning to uncover why Israel suddenly raised the level of military escalation against the Palestinians, leading to the mass death of civilians on each side.  The escalation in Palestine begins with the attacks and ethnic cleansing of the Arabs of East Jerusalem in the Sheikh Jarrah area, […]

UN Human Rights Council to probe Israel-Gaza conflict as potential ‘war crimes’

Mourners pray over the bodies of Palestinians killed in overnight Israeli airstrikes in Gaza City on 16 May. Atia DarwishAPA images The U.N. Human Right Council has passed a resolution aimed to intensify scrutiny of Israel’s treatment of Palestinians, after the U.N. rights chief said Israeli forces may have committed war crimes in their war […]

Dozens of Princeton Faculty Sign Letter on Mideast Conflict That Condemns Israel’s ‘Jewish Supremacy,’ Does Not Mention Hamas

Princeton University in New Jersey. Photo: Flickr. At least fifty Princeton University faculty and staff signed a statement condemning “the ongoing attacks on the Palestinian people in Gaza by the Israeli armed forces,” in an open letter that decried Israel as a system based on Jewish supremacy, and made no mention of the Hamas militant […]

Israel-Gaza Conflict Rages On Despite US, Regional Diplomacy

Smoke rises following an Israeli air strike, amid a flare-up of Israeli-Palestinian violence, in Gaza City May 17, 2021. Photo: REUTERS/Suhaib Salem Israel pummeled Gaza with air strikes on Monday and Palestinian militants launched rockets at Israeli cities despite a flurry of US and regional diplomacy that has so far failed to halt more than […]

EU foreign ministers meet on Gaza as Israel-Hamas conflict rages on

The European Union says it will redouble its efforts to end the rise in violence between the Israeli military and Palestinian militants. EU foreign ministers are due to meet for a special summit on Tuesday and have expressed “extreme concern” over attacks on the media during the fighting. Speaking on Monday, EU spokesperson Peter Stano […]

Biden says he is working toward sustained calm in Israel-Palestinian conflict

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Israel suffering huge economic losses from ongoing conflict: Report

Posted on May 16, 2021 by martyrashrakat May 16, 2021 Description: A short report by Al-Manar TV on the economic, financial and material losses suffered so far by Israel as a result of the latest fighting and confrontations with the Palestinians. Source: Al-Manar TV (website) Date: May 14, 2021 Transcript: Article: Israeli occupation suffering great losses in […]

In Gaza, bombs drop and the conflict again hits home | View

On Friday morning, a military airstrike smashed my family’s farm in the northern Gaza Strip into a jagged mass of metal and splintered trees. An Israeli bomb had slammed into the yard, carving a crater into the dirt and leaving rubble in its wake. The conflict, once again, hit home. The first Gaza war taught […]

Diplomatic efforts so far fail to prevent Israel-Gaza conflict from escalating

Funerals were held in Gaza City on Saturday for eight children and two adults from the Abu Hatab family who’d been living in a refugee camp, just hours earlier Israel had flattened their three-storey house in an airstrike. Since Monday night, Hamas has fired hundreds of rockets and Israel has pounded the Gaza Strip killing […]

Hamas–Israel conflict: Relevant international law

A Factsheet The current violence is extremely tragic. Civilians are afraid and are dying. In the face of massive physical destruction in the Gaza Strip, and mounting Palestinian fatalities—undeniably including innocent civilians—it is difficult to form views on the issue. This fact sheet breaks down the key tenets of relevant laws of armed conflict, all […]

US sending new aid to Palestinians as conflict intensifies

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration notified Congress this week that it will send millions of dollars in US assistance to the Palestinians aimed at promoting peace with Israel even as violence between the two sides rages. As the conflict intensifies despite US calls for restraint, the administration notified Congress on Thursday that it will […]

Turkey’s Erdogan says UN must act to halt Gaza conflict

President Tayyip Erdogan called on the United Nations and Muslim countries on Friday to halt the worst fighting between Israel and Gaza militants in years, saying Turkey would support any UN initiative to end the violence. Repeating accusations that Israel’s actions in Jerusalem and Gaza showed it to be a “terrorist state”, Erdogan said he […]

Rihanna posts solidarity message for both sides of Israel-Gaza conflict

Grammy-winning pop star Rihanna called for an end to the Israel-Gaza violence, saying her “heart is breaking” in a rare show of solidarity for both the Israeli and Palestinian sides by a mainstream US celebrity. “Innocent Israeli and Palestinian children are hiding in bomb shelters…There needs to be some kind of resolve! We are sadly […]

Ben-Gurion closes to arriving flights amid escalating conflict

Ben-Gurion Airport began rerouting all inbound flights to Ramon International Airport in southern Israel on Thursday morning, as terrorist groups in the Gaza Strip continued to launch rockets into Israeli territory. Departing flights will still take off from Ben-Gurion Airport.United Airlines, Delta Airlines and American Airlines have canceled flights between the United States and Tel […]

TikTok, Twitter videos bring images of conflict home to American Jews

(JTA) — For some Americans watching the escalating violence in Israel and Gaza in recent days, the most striking image from the conflict came in a video of Israeli men at the Western Wall, singing and dancing as they watched a fire burn outside the Al-Aqsa Mosque. Others can’t look away from videos of Iron […]

With Andrew Yang tweet, conflict spills into New York City mayoral race

(JTA) — The crisis in Israel and Gaza spilled into New York City’s mayoral race after a leading candidate, Andrew Yang, tweeted in support of Israel. “I’m standing with the people of Israel who are coming under bombardment attacks, and condemn the Hamas terrorists,” Yang, a businessman and former Democratic presidential candidate, tweeted Monday. His […]

New antisemitism in Europe connected to Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Israeli flags were burned in front of two synagogues in Germany and the words “Free Palestine” were spray-painted on another one in Spain. The incidents this week are among the first manifestations of antisemitism in Europe connected to the escalation of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in which six Israelis and at least 50 Palestinians have died […]

As Gaza conflict escalates, here’s what American Jews think about Israel

(JTA) — On Tuesday, Israel found itself fighting what may be another war in Gaza. And American Jews are watching.  Israel and Hamas, the militant group that governs the Gaza Strip, have already traded hundreds of airstrikes and missiles since Monday. Dozens of Palestinians and two Israelis have lost their lives — a number that […]

Dozens killed in Mideast conflict that recalls 2014 Gaza war

Palls of gray smoke rose in Gaza, as Israeli airstrikes struck apartment towers and blasted multiple Hamas security installations. In Israel, hundreds of rockets fired by Gaza’s Hamas rulers and other militants at times overwhelmed missile defenses and sent air-raid sirens and explosions echoing across Tel Aviv, Israel’s biggest metropolitan area, and other cities. The […]

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