Browsing Tag Bashar Assad

Naksa Day: Plotted Paydirt, Not Popular Protest, Part 2

Bashar Assad wasn’t the only person paying protesters lately. A Lebanese man who rushed the border in last month’s Naqba Day incident told The Guardian: One demonstrator who was wounded that...

June 6, 2011 11:59 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 :

Does Israel Really Prefer Assad?

The problem: You’re an Israeli government official watching the Syrian uprising. Bashar Assad, the devil you know next door, is in big, big, trouble. And as Syria burns,  reporters from the Associated...

March 30, 2011 16:16 By :

March 27 Blogging

• Time meets some Gaza protest leaders who went underground in fear of Hamas. Think these Facebook savvy youth like Israel? But if both factions accept the terms youth organizers have laid out, Abu Yazan...

March 27, 2011 22:30 By :

Vogue Defends Syrian Glow Job

Max Fisher fisks Vogue’s glow job profile of the Desert Rose Syrian first lady Asma Assad. The article’s fawning treatment of the Assad family and its portrayal of the regime as tolerant and...

February 28, 2011 19:21 By :

February 1 Morning Links

• Of all the articles I’ve read about the Israeli take on Egypt, Benjamin Kerstein resonates the most. Otherwise, Reuters describes what’s at stake with just the facts. • Is Roger Cohen...

February 1, 2011 10:51 By :

Dishonest Reporter Award 2007

Our seventh annual recognition of the most skewed and biased coverage of the Mideast conflict.

December 18, 2007 22:00 By :

Special Report: Syria

This major hub of world terrorism openly supports Hamas and brazenly denies Lebanese sovereignty.

September 7, 2004 12:00 By :

Diversion Tactic

As Washington targets terror and dictatorship, Syria and Jordan target Israel. Will the media buy it?

April 28, 2003 12:00 By :

Wall Street Journal

Consistent. Logical. Incisive. That defines The Wall Street Journal's editorial policy on the Arab-Israeli conflict.

July 20, 2001 12:00 By :