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Lebanese Apartheid Against Palestinians: By the Numbers

It's been known for years that Lebanon treats Palestinian refugees like dirt. A new study by the American University of Beirut and the UNRWA confirms the effects of "Lebanese apartheid." The...

December 15, 2010 10:43 By :

Morning Reading

> Bethlehem Tourism Swells as Violence EbbsA record year for Bethlehem tourism, and the Christmas surge is still to come. > Stuxnet Virus Set Back Iran’s Nuclear Program By Two YearsExpert says...

December 15, 2010 8:08 By :

Radio Canada: ‘Israel Bears No Resemblance to Iran and Sudan’

It should be obvious that Israel has nothing in common with Iran and Sudan, but it wasn't the case with Radio-Canada's Simon Durivage. Durivage apologized for inapporpriately equating the countries...

December 14, 2010 10:20 By :

Reuters Fails On Failed Terror

Reuters lists a few failed "militant" attacks in the last decade. Care to guess what two items are missing? Firstly, the word "terror" doesn't appear anywhere. No surprise there....

December 13, 2010 21:43 By :

‘Not Quite the Affront to the Hard-Up American Taxpayer’

I had a hard time articulating what bothered me about Tom Friedman's take on the White House's incentives for a settlement freeze. Whether or not you agree with the US offer, Jeffrey Golderg's...

December 13, 2010 16:59 By :

December 13 Links

> Iran Hardliners Threaten to Ruin Jewish ShrineQueen Esther's tomb to be destroyed if Israel damages the Al-Aqsa mosque, say Islamist students. > Wikileaks: Israel Offered to Cease Overflights...

December 13, 2010 12:12 By :

Stephen Colbert and the Mossad Shark Conspiracy

Stephen Colbert's too smart for the Mossad. The Colbert Report Mon – Thurs 11:30pm / 10:30c Israel Shark Conspiracy www.colbertnation.com Colbert Report Full Episodes Political...

December 12, 2010 23:18 By :

Hamas Freeloads Off Red Cross Jerusalem HQ

Three Hamas MPs are freeloading at a Red Cross office in eastern Jerusalem. The Jerusalem Post writes: During their time at the Red Cross, the politicians have held regular Friday prayer services attended...

December 12, 2010 14:40 By :

AP Stringer Calls Abbas’s Bluff

UPDATE 1:25 p.m. I just spotted Maan News reporting a PA gag order on coverage. Many Palestinian editors and journalists have been warned against making any public reference to the power struggle between...

December 12, 2010 12:55 By :

3 Reasons Why Paul McGeough’s Flotilla Coverage Doesn’t Deserve Prestigious Award

Sydney Morning Herald correpsondent Paul McGeough was aboard Challenger One, some 150 meters away from the Mavi Marmara when the Israeli navy intercepted the Gaza flotilla. Now, his account of the incident...

December 12, 2010 8:19 By :