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  • Teleios Research Evaluates Opinions About the Israel-Palestine Conflict

    11/13/2018 8:08:17 AM PST · by Teleios Research · 4 replies
    PRLOG ^ | November 13, 2018 | William C. Stewart
    Teleios Research recently surveyed adolescents and millennials regarding opinions about the Israel-Palestine conflict. The survey was promoted on the Christian Instagram accounts, Instapray and Godsholyscriptures as well as a secular site, Mindsetofgreatness. Of the 146 participants the majority were: male (52%), <35 years old (74%), from the United States (34%), and evangelical (58%). Politically, evangelical Christians believe Israel is a democracy and all groups are treated fairly (28%); whereas non-evangelicals perceive Palestinians living in Israel are repressed (28%; P=0.002). Evangelicals generally support Israel regarding political and human rights issues (74%) compared to non-evangelicals (46%); while non-evangelicals support the Palestinian Authority...
  • Palestinians slam 'provocative' Brazil plan to move embassy to Jerusalem

    11/06/2018 8:38:09 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    France24 ^ | 11/03/2018
    RAMALLAH (PALESTINIAN TERRITORIES) (AFP) - A senior Palestinian official on Friday condemned Brazilian far-right President-elect Jair Bolsonaro's announcement that he would move his country's Israel embassy to Jerusalem. "These are provocative and illegal steps that will only destabilise security and stability in the region," Hanan Ashrawi, a member of the Palestine Liberation Organization's executive committee, told AFP. The United States moved its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem in May, sparking fury among Palestinians, who consider the Israeli-annexed eastern part of the city the capital of their future state. "It is very unfortunate that Brazil has joined this negative alliance...
  • Torture in Palestinian jails ‘systematic’

    10/24/2018 3:00:02 AM PDT · by piasa · 1 replies
    AFP vi Arab News ^ | October 23, 2018
    ...The rival authorities of the Palestinian Authority and Hamas both used threats, arbitrary arrests and violent abuse against detainees, said the New York-based group. The report is likely to put pressure on governments that fund the PA’s forces, including the United States, which has maintained security funding despite cutting aid to the Palestinians. Omar Shakir, HRW’s Israel-Palestine director, said the actions by both sides amounted to potential war crimes that could be prosecuted in the International Criminal Court. “Both the Palestinian Authority in the West Bank and Hamas authorities in Gaza are systematically, arbitrarily detaining critics and torturing those in...
  • Duncan Hunter Demands Ammar Campa-Najjar Return Palestinian Ambassador’s Donation

    10/13/2018 5:30:14 PM PDT · by Del Rapier · 3 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/12/2018 | Joel B. Pollack
    Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA) demanded Thursday that his Democratic opponent, Ammar Campa-Najjar, return a $250.00 donation he received last year from Palestinian ambassador Feda Abdelhady Nasser, Deputy Permanent Observer of the State of Palestine [sic] to the United Nations. Breitbart News reported the unusual donation on Wednesday from Abdelhady Nasser, the second-ranking Palestinian diplomat at the U.N. Ambassador Abdelhady is the daughter of Palestinian immigrants to the U.S. “A campaign contribution from a representative of a state which sponsors attacks on Israel’s citizens is troubling to Americans,” Hunter said in a press release. “Why is Palestine supporting the election of...
  • Trump's National Security Adviser John Bolton, says 'so-called state of Palestine," uses air quotes

    10/04/2018 12:18:46 PM PDT · by Mr. Mojo · 17 replies
    Newsweek ^ | 10/3/18 | Jason Lemon
    President Donald Trump’s national security adviser, John Bolton, referred to “the so-called state of Palestine” while discussing the Middle East on Wednesday. Pressed to clarify his comments, Bolton said: “It’s accurate. It’s not a state.” He then used air quotes when mentioning “Palestine” again. Unlike the U.S. and 56 other nations, 137 member states of the United Nations officially recognize the Palestinian territories as a sovereign state. In 1948, the U.S. was the first country to officially recognize the state of Israel. Last month, the Trump administration announced it would shutter the Palestinian mission in Washington, D.C., which Palestinian leaders...
  • Michigan Professor Refuses Letter of Recommendation for Student, who Wishes to Study in Israel

    09/20/2018 7:05:39 PM PDT · by Kriggerel · 15 replies
    BBC ^ | 09/22/2018 | BBC
    A University of Michigan professor has come under fire for declining to provide a recommendation letter, citing his support for an Israel boycott.
  • Trump freezes PA's bank accounts [Palestinian Authority]

    09/16/2018 5:09:41 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 55 replies
    INN ^ | 09/17/18 00:07 | Elad Benari
    The United States is intensifying its pressure on the Palestinian Authority (PA). The Al-Jazeera network reported on Sunday evening that the US administration has decided to immediately close all bank accounts linked to the PA or the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) in banks across the United States. The US is not confirming the report at the moment, but the State Department hinted last week after the closure of the PLO’s mission in Washington that there would be further steps against the Palestinian Arabs. Earlier on Sunday, the Lebanon-based Al-Mayadeen television reported that the US ordered the PLO envoy to the...
  • ONLY TRUMP COULD END PALESTINE - GREENFIELD

    09/13/2018 5:53:02 AM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 4 replies
    FrontPageMag ^ | September 13, 2018 | Daniel Greenfield
    Only Trump Could End Palestine A bad time for bad ideas. September 13, 2018 Daniel Greenfield Daniel Greenfield, a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the Freedom Center, is an investigative journalist and writer focusing on the radical left and Islamic terrorism. The Soviet Union had a perverse genius for convincing the United States to not only adopt its most destructive ideas, but to also become their chief sponsor under the delusion that it would somehow stop the destruction that its old Communist enemy had unleashed around the world. It's fitting that President Trump struck at two terrible red birds with one...
  • UN Sec Gen Calls for More Aid to Fight Israel [semi-satire]

    08/28/2018 9:44:22 AM PDT · by John Semmens · 3 replies
    Semi-News/Semi-Satire ^ | 26 August 2018 | John Semmens
    Lamenting that “those who oppose Israel are not as well-armed as the Jews,” United Nations Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres called for “increased spending to level the playing field. The Palestinian quest to annihilate Israel is severely hampered by the superior fighting ability of the Israeli Defense Forces. Israel has sophisticated weapons, well-trained troops and pilots, and a sense of desperation that gives them no alternative but to courageously fight for survival. This puts their enemies at an unfair disadvantage.” “The $5 billion in US aid to the Palestinians over the past decade has been insufficient to give these oppressed people a...
  • North Carolina Man Pleads Guilty to Hacking Senior U.S. Government Officials

    01/06/2017 3:41:12 PM PST · by Brad from Tennessee · 11 replies
    FBI ^ | January 6, 2017
    ALEXANDRIA, Va. – Justin G. Liverman, 24, of Morehead City, North Carolina, pleaded guilty today for his role in a harassment scheme that targeted senior U.S. government officials. Liverman’s plea admits guilt to a conspiracy to commit unauthorized computer intrusions, identity theft, and telephone harassment. According to the statement of facts filed with the plea agreement, beginning in November 2015, Liverman conspired to attempt to intimidate and harass U.S. officials and their families by gaining unauthorized access to victims’ online accounts, among other things. For example, Liverman publicly posted online documents and personal information unlawfully obtained from a victim’s personal...
  • Judicial Watch Uncovers Five More Clinton Emails Containing Classified Material on Her Unsecure

    08/16/2018 6:54:35 PM PDT · by george76 · 43 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | AUGUST 16, 2018
    Judicial Watch today released two batches, 184 pages and 45 pages, of newly uncovered emails of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton from the U.S. Department of State sent and received over her unsecure, non-“state.gov” email system. Five emails contain classified information. Judicial Watch obtained the documents in response to a FOIA lawsuit filed on May 6, 2015, after the State Department failed to respond to a March 4, 2015 FOIA request .. seeking: All emails sent or received by former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton in her official capacity as Secretary of State, as well as all emails...
  • Candidate Arrested After Exposing Opponent’s Ties To Terrorist Group

    08/11/2018 6:52:38 AM PDT · by T Ruth · 12 replies
    Central Florida Post ^ | August 7, 2018 | Jacob Engels
    Gulf War veteran Chris Crowley turned himself in to authorities yesterday after a politically tainted warrant was issued for his arrest. By Jacob Engels South Florida is buzzing after State’s Attorney candidate Chris Crowley turned himself in on charges of running an illegal raffle during his campaign for the 20th judicial circuit . . .. The arrest comes just weeks after Crowley exposed his opponent for having deep family ties to the radical terrorist organization known as the Palestinian Liberation Organization or PLO. The PLO has murdered thousands of innocent civilians and is recognized as one of the most deadly...
  • Brazil presidential front-runner vows to close Palestinian embassy

    08/09/2018 6:43:51 AM PDT · by BlueStateRightist · 8 replies
    The Tiimes of Israel ^ | August 9, 2018 | Marcus M. Gilban
    RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil (JTA) — Brazil’s front-running presidential candidate has announced he will close the Palestinian embassy in Brasilia in addition to moving his country’s embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. “Is Palestine a country? Palestine is not a country, so there should be no embassy here,” Jair Bolsonaro, a lawmaker from the Social Liberal Party, declared on Tuesday when the National Congress reopened after a three-week recess. “You do not negotiate with terrorists,” he added.
  • Prince William Arrives in Jordan for Historic Middle East Trip

    06/24/2018 10:52:29 AM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 9 replies
    CNN ^ | 24 June 2018 | David Wilkinson and Laura Smith-Spark
    Prince William arrived in Jordan on Sunday on the first stop of a five-day Middle East tour that will make him the first British royal to pay an official visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories. The Duke of Cambridge was greeted by Crown Prince Hussein, the son of Jordan's King Abdullah II, at the airport in Jordan's capital, Amman. The Jordanian prince then drove William to a technology-focused event for young people linked to the Crown Prince Foundation. Kensington Palace tweeted that Prince William was "looking forward to building a real and enduring relationship with the people of the...
  • Hamas paid family to claim Gaza baby was killed by Israeli tear gas, says cousin

    06/21/2018 12:28:07 PM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 5 replies
    Times of Israel ^ | 21 JUN 18 | Jacob Magid
    Hamas paid family to claim Gaza baby was killed by Israeli tear gas, says cousin Mahmoud Omar, arrested by Israel for terror-related offenses, tells interrogators his relatives lied: 8-month-old Layla actually died from fatal blood condition that runs in family. A 20-year-old Palestinian indicted Thursday on terror-related charges told Israeli investigators during his interrogation that Hamas leader Yahya Sinwar paid his relatives to falsely tell the media that his baby cousin died of tear gas inhalation. The story of baby Layla Ghandour’s death, purportedly from inhaling tear gas fired by Israel at the Gaza border, made headlines around the world...
  • Iraqi beauty queen draws criticism for Israel visit

    06/14/2018 9:19:57 PM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 30 replies
    AP ^ | June 2018
    Sarah Idan, Iraq’s 2017 Miss Universe beauty pageant contestant, is visiting Israel this week, a trip that has enraged people back home. Idan was criticized and received death threats after taking a selfie with Israeli contestant Adal Gandelsman during last November’s competition. She arrived in Israel this week and reunited with Gandelsman during a visit organized by the American Jewish Committee to “talk about peace.” Miss Iraq, who currently resides in the U.S., received the title in 2017 after the original winner was disqualified for being married. Her appearance in Israel drew harsh criticism from Iraqis on social media. Iraq...
  • Jerusalem a factor as Ecuador minister beats Honduran for UNGA presidency

    06/06/2018 7:03:10 AM PDT · by Red Badger
    www.timesofisrael.com ^ | 06/06/2018 | By Edith M. Lederer
    Honduras's support for US embassy move thought to play role in Maria Fernanda Espinosa Garces winning contested vote and becoming only fourth woman to head General Assembly The UN General Assembly on Tuesday overwhelmingly elected Ecuador’s Foreign Minister Maria Fernanda Espinosa Garces as its next president, making her only the fourth woman to lead the 193-member world body in its 73-year history. She defeated another woman — Honduras’ UN Ambassador Mary Elizabeth Flores Flake — by 128-62 with two abstentions in the secret-ballot vote. Honduras’s and Ecuador’s diverging stances on a resolution condemning the US for moving its embassy to...
  • A PRECIOUS TOOL[Charismatic Caucus]

    05/28/2018 12:40:00 PM PDT · by Jedediah · 8 replies
    A precious tool in my hand is the one I am able to wield to build and construct My Temple in each and every child I have given life to. So be the trowel of My hand laying the mortar of Unity my children for I AM building My Temple in others as I have built My temple in you . . . 1 Peter 2:1-10 2 Therefore, rid yourselves of all malice and all deceit, hypocrisy, envy, and slander of every kind. 2 Like newborn babies, crave pure spiritual milk, so that by it you may grow up in...
  • The EU's Magical Thinking on The Israeli-Arab Conflict: How Much Failure is Enough?

    05/18/2018 8:02:17 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 14 replies
    Frontpage Mag ^ | 05/18/2018 | Bruce Thornton
    Bruce Thornton is a Shillman Journalism Fellow at the David Horowitz Freedom Center. In Shakespeare’s Henry IV, Part 1, when the Welsh magus Glendower boasts, “I can call spirits from the vasty deep,” the sceptic Hotspur retorts, “Why, so can I, or so can any man; But will they come when you do call for them?” For seven decades the West’s foreign policy establishment has been trying to call Middle East peace from depths of endless summits and conferences and agreements with ritualistic chants of “land for peace” and “two-state solution.” But all they’ve managed to produce is war, terrorism,...
  • “I am happy that my son is a martyr”

    05/16/2018 11:02:47 AM PDT · by Starman417 · 60 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 05-16-18 | DrJohn
    Yazan Tubasi was one of the Palestinians killed in the newest Gaza rioting. His father is happy that his son is a martyr. That, in a nutshell, is what's wrong with Palestinians. Numerous media outlets have referred to what happened in Gaza as a "protest", but it was not a protest. It was a riot. It was violence planned by Hamas. The media coverage of terror group Hamas’ deliberately-crafted border assault on Israel has been egregious: from CNN to MSNBC to The New York Times, mainstream outlets have acted as propaganda vehicles for one of the worst regimes on the...