Browsing Tag Arab Spring

Naksa Day: Plotted Paydirt, Not Popular Palestinian Protest

If you think today’s protests along the Israeli-Syrian border represent a “Palestinian Spring,” think again. The Reform Party of Syria says says it has information that Assad regime paid...

June 5, 2011 21:34 By :

A Digest of Weekend Articles

• Columnist Faisal Al Qasim says the Arab regimes are are more brutal than the Zionists: But is the Arab media still able to satirise Israeli barbarism with the same vigour after it has witnessed what...

June 5, 2011 18:48 By :

Where Does Nasrallah Get His News From?

Last week, Sheikh Nasrallah came out with his first public statement supporting Bashar Assad. Now Syrian protesters are burning pictures of Hezbollah’s head honcho. What the heck was Nasrallah thinking...

May 29, 2011 20:30 By :

Bibi’s Speech: Soundbites From an Egged Bus

As luck would have it, I was on an Egged bus, en route to my son’s school for a parent-teacher evening, during Prime Minister Netanyahu’s address to Congress. Besides the rattling of the bus,...

May 24, 2011 21:45 By :

Jeff Danziger: Israel=Syria

Talk about the mother of all oversimplifications. Jeff Danziger can’t distinguish between a democracy defending itself from infiltrators — coming from across the border — with a thuggish...

May 24, 2011 13:21 By :

Today’s 5 Biggest Smackdowns

Smackdown: 1. the act of knocking down or bringing down an opponent; 2. a contest in entertainment wrestling; 3. a decisive defeat; 4. a confrontation between rivals or competitors Here are today’s...

May 16, 2011 14:18 By :

4 Snippets You Might Have Missed

Khaled Abu Toameh on Hamas vs. Fatah: In the eyes of Hamas, Mahmoud Abbas and Salaam Fayyad are also “traitors” because they have agreed — at least in English and in public — to...

May 11, 2011 13:00 By :

Arab Spring Sprouts More Mea Culpas

I’m glad to see that the Arab Spring — especially the brutal head-bashing in Syria and Libya — is causing columnists to rethink their views. Yesterday, it was Israel’s Sever Plocker,...

May 2, 2011 14:38 By :

Dominic Waghorn’s Evil Twin Reporting From Syria

Sky News has twin reporters in Syria named Dominic Waghorn. The Good Waghorn says there’s a double-standard in the way the world treats Israel and Syria: If these were Israeli tanks and troops...

May 1, 2011 22:42 By :