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  • Carter causes consternation with election call for Palestinian Arabs

    05/07/2015 3:44:40 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 12 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 05/07/15 | David Singer
    Carter the Elder has spoken. What says Obama the Younger? Former US president Jimmy Carter has created a stir with his call for Palestinian Arabs to hold elections to end the internecine struggle between Hamas and the PLO in Judea and Samaria (the West Bank) and Gaza. Speaking at a joint news conference with PLO Chairman Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah - after cancelling his stop in Gaza where he was supposed to meet Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh – Carter – now a member of the independent Elders Group of global leaders - declared:.
  • Arab School Principal Says She Regrets Intifada Remarks

    08/07/2007 3:00:27 PM PDT · by Baladas · 47 replies · 1,408+ views
    The New York Sun ^ | August 7, 2007 | ELIZABETH GREEN
    The principal of an Arabic-language public school due to open next month is under fire for taking what several Jewish groups are condemning as a soft stance on the violent Palestinian Arab uprising known as the intifada. The principal, Debbie Almontaser, was quoted yesterday interpreting T-shirts that say "Intifada NYC" as not an endorsement of violence but rather "an opportunity for girls to express that they are part of New York City society ... and shaking off oppression." She followed the word's literal Arabic meaning, which is "struggle" or "uprising." In a statement late yesterday afternoon, Ms. Almontaser backed away...
  • The Radical Evil Of The Palestinian Arab Population

    08/07/2007 11:53:27 AM PDT · by Posting · 26 replies · 919+ views
    TownHall ^ | June 20, 2007
    The Radical Evil Of The Palestinian Arab PopulationBy Ben ShapiroWednesday, June 20, 2007The battle over the Palestinian Arab territory in the Gaza Strip is a battle between extremists and more radical extremists. Last week, the extremists, led by Holocaust denier and Fatah strongman Mahmoud Abbas, were ousted in a bloody coup by the radical extremists, Islamist terrorist group Hamas. Yet, instead of allowing Fatah and Hamas to slug it out, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice informed newly appointed Abbas frontman Prime Minister Salam Fayyad that America would resume aid to the Palestinian Authority. "I told the prime minister that we...
  • Our World: Glad tidings of peace processes

    12/26/2006 6:07:48 AM PST · by Piranha · 3 replies · 245+ views
    The Jerusalem Post ^ | 12/25/2006 | Caroline Glick
    You have to wonder what thoughts passed through the minds of Bethlehem's Christians as Palestinian Authority Chairman and Fatah commander Mahmoud Abbas appeared at the Church of the Nativity for Midnight Mass on Christmas Eve. On April 2, 2002, as IDF forces swept into Bethlehem to root out the terrorists who had taken control of the city, between 150 and 180 Fatah terrorists under Yasser Arafat's command shot their way into the Church of the Nativity. For the next 39 days they held the sacred site and some 150 clergymen hostage. Three weeks into the siege, three Armenian monks escaped...
  • The Dark Fate of Christians Under Palestinian Rule

    12/26/2006 5:49:11 AM PST · by Piranha · 8 replies · 440+ views
    Front Page Magazine ^ | 12/26/2006 | Michael I. Krauss and J. Peter Pham
    The birthplace of Jesus is facing one of the darkest chapters in its history, according to Bethlehem Mayor Victor Batarseh’s just-delivered annual Christmas address, and of course it’s all the fault of the Jews. The pro-Palestinian Middle East Online reports that the Roman Catholic mayor, a 71-year-old Marxist former “activist” in the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), sees Bethlehem today as little more than “a big prison,” thanks to the Israeli security fence. “Usually around Christmastime Bethlehem used to be packed with tourists and pilgrims,” the mayor said. “Now, as you can see, the little town seems...
  • Religion of peace in action, desperate to prove the Pope's wrong/right...

    09/22/2006 7:16:39 AM PDT · by PRePublic · 8 replies · 1,002+ views
    The Guardian of Islamic Extremism ................................................................................................... Churches Firebombed By Members Of The "Religion of Peace" ...................................................................................................If Islam is the religion of peace, it should act like it The Free Lance-Star, VA - Sep 21, 2006... My next complaint is the lame argument that says something along the lines of "Islam (the religion of peace) doesn't promote violence; remember Christians are ......................................................................................................Death threats from the 'religion of peace'
  • JIHAD on the CHURCH, Muslims want Pontiff out

    09/22/2006 2:02:14 AM PDT · by PRePublic · 41 replies · 2,428+ views
    CalSun ^ | Sep; 22; 2006
    Muslims want Pontiff out Clerics, scholars call for Benedict removal after controversial Islam remarks by AP LAHORE, Pakistan -- About 1,000 Muslim clerics and religious scholars meeting yesterday in eastern Pakistan demanded the removal of Pope Benedict for making what they called "insulting remarks" against Islam.
  • Religion of "peace": If you call me a killer one more time, I'm gonna kill ya

    09/21/2006 10:40:49 AM PDT · by PRePublic · 4 replies · 911+ views
    If you call me a killer one more time, I'm gonna kill ya September 20, 2006 If you call me a killer one more time, I'm gonna killa ya. `Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." Those are the words Pope Benedict uttered that has caused quite a stir. Those words were originally uttered in the 14th century by the Byzantine Emporor Manuel II. Now, contrary to the replies from Muslim fanatics, Byzantine was...
  • Religion of Peace Dying to Kill Again

    09/20/2006 11:10:16 AM PDT · by PRePublic · 8 replies · 1,048+ views
    CFP ^ | Monday, September 18, 2006 | J.B. Williams
    Muslims, Islam, Pope Benedict Religion of Peace Dying to Kill Again Al Qaeda terror commander hints at big attack on N.Y., Washington... The new al-Qaeda field commander recently interviewed in Afghanistan, is calling for Muslims to leave the U.S. -- particularly Washington and New York -- in anticipation of a major terror attack to rival Sept. 11, says the Canada Free Press story. Like most peace loving free people of the western world, I'd like very much to believe that Islam is indeed a peaceful religion seeking a peaceful coexistence with all peaceful peoples of the world. It's just hard...
  • Searching For Moderate Muslims (keep searchin'...)

    09/20/2006 12:46:11 AM PDT · by PRePublic · 454+ views
    GOPUSA ^ | September 20, 2006 | David Keene
    Searching For Moderate MuslimsBy David Keene September 20, 2006 The Islamic world, along with the politically correct world, is in a snit because Pope Benedict had the bad judgment in an academic forum to quote a Byzantine emperor's criticism of Islam's justification of forced conversion during his time. Islamic spokesmen reacted quickly, asserting that theirs is a religion of peace, condemning the Pope and blaming him as their followers began a new round of torching Christian churches around the world and killing those who attend them. I am agnostic on the question of whether Islam is at its heart peaceful...
  • First the Danes, now the Pope? Excuse the few honest guys for saying what most Non Muslims think!

    09/18/2006 9:01:17 AM PDT · by PRePublic · 2 replies · 483+ views
    First it was the Danes, now the Pope? Well, excuse the few honest guys for saying what most Non Muslims think! Voice of AmericaPope 'deeply sorry' at backlash on comments Globe and Mail - 7 hours agoWASHINGTON — Pope Benedict XVI says he's "deeply sorry" for unleashing a violent backlash across the Islamic world, insisting he never meant to endorse an obscure medieval text that characterized the Prophet Mohammed as evil and inhuman. ... Iraq al-Qaida says pope, West are doomed Houston ChroniclePope 'deeply sorry' for offending Muslims NorthJersey.comMonsters and - Ïðàâî Âûáîðà - Seattle Times - New York...
  • Gazans warn pope to accept Islam (oh behold the "peace" of Islam, especially the "Palestinian" type)

    09/18/2006 10:04:52 AM PDT · by PRePublic · 28 replies · 970+ views
    JPost ^ | Sep, 18, 2006
    Gazans warn pope to accept IslamJerusalem Post, Israel Citing the words of the Prophet Muhammad, Muslim religious leaders in the Gaza Strip on Sunday warned Pope Benedict XVI that he must "accept" Islam if he wanted to live in peace. The warning, the first of its kind, came as many Christians in the West Bank expressed anger over a spate of attacks on churches in protest against remarks made by the pope about the Muslims and the Prophet Muhammad. Is it good for the West? The pope is a hardliner Two more churches in the West Bank were targeted on...
  • Analysis: Statistics Show Demographic Revolution in Yesha

    01/08/2006 5:32:28 PM PST · by Piranha · 1 replies · 325+ views
    Arutz Sheva ^ | January 8, 2006 | Scott Shiloh
    Despite the disengagement, record numbers of Jews are moving into new homes in Judea and Samaria. The Jewish population living across the post 1967 lines (excluding Jerusalem) now tops 253,000. Proponents of the disengagement as well as government statisticians might have expected that the number of Jews living across the country’s post 1967 borders would have declined after the disengagement, at least in the short term. But in fact, the exact opposite has occurred. On the eve of the disengagement, 250,179 Jews were officially registered as living in Judea, Samaria, and Gaza, according statistics kept by the Israeli Interior Ministry....
  • 'Islamic mafia' accused of persecuting Holy Land Christians

    09/09/2005 10:13:03 AM PDT · by Piranha · 30 replies · 646+ views
    The Telegraph ^ | September 9, 2005 | Harry de Quetteville
    Christians in the Holy Land have handed a dossier detailing incidents of violence and intimidation by Muslim extremists to Church leaders in Jerusalem, one of whom said it was time for Christians to "raise our voices" against the sectarian violence. The dossier includes 93 alleged incidents of abuse by an "Islamic fundamentalist mafia" against Palestinian Christians, who accused the Palestinian Authority of doing nothing to stop the attacks. A Palestinian prays in the Church of the Nativity The dossier also includes a list of 140 cases of apparent land theft, in which Christians in the West Bank were allegedly forced...
  • Israel's Withdrawal of Settlers: an exchange

    03/03/2005 7:16:18 AM PST · by Piranha · 21 replies · 410+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | March 3, 2005 | Rachel Neuwirth and Richard Baehr
    [Editor’s note: The proposed withdrawal of Israeli settlers from Gaza and a portion of the West Bank (also known as Samaria) has proven to be a highly controversial policy of the Sharon government. Some critics of the Labor Party government's policies during the Oslo process have been supportive of the current disengagement plan under the Likud Party. In part, this is because of their confidence in its architect, Ariel Sharon, but also because they believe that the disengagement from Gaza, along with completion of the security barrier, will enhance Israel's security. Others are horrified at the prospect of forcible removal...
  • Abu Mazen Orders Execution of Arabs Accused of Helping Israel

    02/18/2005 6:38:47 AM PST · by Piranha · 63 replies · 1,486+ views
    Arutz Sheva ^ | February 18, 2005 | Unknown
    In one of his first policy decisions as head of the Palestinian Authority, Mahmoud Abbas (Abu Mazen) has approved death sentences for three Arab men accused of helping Israel. Gaza governor Sakher Bseso announced earlier this week that Abu Mazen had transferred several cases of people sentenced to death under Yasser Arafat’s regime to the mufti (arbiter of Islamic law) of Jerusalem, Sheikh Ikrima Sabri. Abu Mazen then signed the decisions, authorizing PA executioners to carry out the death sentences. Shurat HaDin – The Israel Law Center condemned the decision, and though the identity of the three men was not...
  • 23 Rockets Pound Gush Katif Communities!

    02/09/2005 7:19:06 PM PST · by Piranha · 65 replies · 1,824+ views
    Arutz Sheva ^ | February 10, 2005 | Anonymous
    ( Gush Katif communities have been hit with 23 rockets during the night, Gaza Coast Regional Council spokesman Eren Sternberg reported a short time ago. Kassam rockets and mortar shells have hit the N’vei Dekalim and Gadid areas. There are no immediate reports of injuries. There are reports of damage, including to at least one home.
  • Bush calls on Israel to impose settlement freeze

    09/21/2004 9:34:05 AM PDT · by Piranha · 48 replies · 706+ views
    Haaretz ^ | September 21, 2004 | Reuters
    UNITED NATIONS - President George W. Bush on Tuesday called on Israel to impose a freeze on Jewish settlements in the West Bank and Gaza and to dismantle "unauthorized outposts." In a speech to the UN General Assembly, Bush issued a direct challenge to Prime Minister Ariel Sharon while also calling on Palestinians to adopt peaceful means to achieve the rights of their people. "Israel should impose a settlement freeze, dismantle unauthorized outposts, end the daily humiliation of the Palestinian people, and avoid any actions that prejudice final negotiations. And world leaders should withdraw all favor and support from any...
  • Mofaz: Drop in terror attacks signals new trend

    06/22/2004 12:27:06 PM PDT · by Piranha · 9 replies · 177+ views
    Haaretz ^ | June 22, 2004 | Haaretz Service
    [Israel] Defense Minister Shaul Mofaz on Tuesday said the recent drop in the number of terror attacks stems from a changing trend in the abilities of terror groups. "We are seeing a new trend. The level of terror is slowly declining. We must keep up the offensive operations. The pressure is working. The motivation of terror organizations is high, yet their capabilities have substantially decreased," Mofaz said during a briefing with senior officers at the Israel Defense Forces' Central Command. The senior officers during the briefing pointed to a 75 percent decrease in suicide attacks and attempted suicide attacks during...
  • Olmert says Israel will have to compromise on Jerusalem

    06/07/2004 8:05:15 AM PDT · by Piranha · 6 replies · 144+ views
    Maariv ^ | June 7, 2004 | Tal Yamin-Wolvovich
    Maariv exclusive: Deputy PM foresees transfer of capital's northeastern neighborhoods to Palestinians, but reiterates commitment to full Israeli sovereignty over other sites, including Temple Mount. During Ehud Olmert’s two tenures as the Mayor of Jerusalem, he was the first to object to any proposal that would compromise the “unity of Israel’s eternal capital”. Today, as deputy prime minister and the leader of the dovish camp in the cabinet, Olmert is singing a different tune. In an interview with NRG Maariv, Olmert introduced for the first time a possibility for a compromise in Jerusalem, which will place the northeast neighborhoods of...