Browsing Tag Hamas

Video: Why We’ll Stop the Flotilla

I wish it weren’t necessary, but let’s face it: The IDF needs to explain why it’s going to intercept the Free Gaza flotilla. Good talking points.

June 26, 2011 8:10 By :

From Iran, With Love

Iran has been caught 10 times smuggling weapons to terrorists. I’m surprised we haven’t seen a video like this sooner.

June 21, 2011 15:23 By :

Which Spin is Out of Step?

Which headline’s sticks out like Mahmoud Abbas at a Jonathan Pollard rally? A scheduling problem? That’s kindest spin I’ve seen yet on the state of Palestinian reconciliation.

June 20, 2011 15:46 By :

Libya Coverage Exposes Media Double Standards

How does the media cover NATO air strikes in Libya compared to Israeli actions against Hamas?

June 19, 2011 16:19 By :

UNRWA Report: Intentionally Painting a Bleak Picture

The issue with the UNRWA’s latest report on Gaza uemployment  is more about its timing — the fifth anniversary of Israel’s blockade after Hamas took over the Strip. UNRWA spokesman...

June 15, 2011 10:45 By :

BBC’s Warped Priorities

The Middle East is full of important news stories at this particular moment. Thousands of Syrian civilians are fleeing across the Turkish border to escape Bashar Assad’s murderous crackdown on anti-government...

June 14, 2011 8:53 By :

Rafah Opens: Things That Make Me Go Hmmmmm

• Remember the EU monitors who fled their border posts at the first sign of fighting? Turns out the monitors are eager to re-establish their relevance. According to the WSJ: Despite the fact that the...

May 29, 2011 17:18 By :

Globe & Mail’s Cracked Mirror Images

Doug Saunders, the Globe & Mail’s European bureau chief, thinks there’s no difference between Hamas and the Israeli parties that make up Prime Minister Netanyahu’s governing coalition. He’d...

May 26, 2011 14:52 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 :

Egyptian FM Equates Hamas, George Washington

Talk about bad timing. On the same weekend that the US forgave $1 billion of Egyptian debt, the Washington Post published a Q+A with Cairo’s new Foreign Minister that won’t help Egypt’s...

May 8, 2011 16:21 By :