Tag Archives: Hamas


Jordanian Lawmaker: BDS Endangering Kingdom and Mideast

Today’s Top Stories 1. It looks like Hamas’ next supreme leader will be Ismail Haniyeh. According to Asharq al-Awsat, Haniyeh — who currently runs Gaza — has the inside track to replace Khaled Mashaal. But there’s a catch: Haniyeh will have to move to Qatar in order to freely travel on behalf of Hamas. Several officials from


Foguete de Gaza Atinge Israel, um Prato Cheio para a Mídia

Ontem, terroristas em Gaza dispararam foguetes contra a cidade israelense de Sderot. Por sorte não houve feridos, mas pelo menos um foguete caiu em uma área residencial, explodindo ao lado de uma casa. Citando a AFP como fonte da notícia, UOL e G1 contaram a história de uma maneira que nem a agência francesa noticiou. O exército


Audit of UN Gaza Aid Finds Supervision Problems

Today’s Top Stories 1. Gaza construction funding was ‘incorrectly’ handled by non-staff UN personnel, according to an audit of the UN Development Program. It’s not pleasant to read about the lack of oversight. Taken together, the findings in the carefully manicured audit report — which was vetted by UNDP management at the affected office — point


Are Israel and Hamas Negotiating a Prisoner Swap?

Today’s Top Stories 1. Congrats to judoka Yarden Gerbi, Israel’s first medal winner at the Rio Olympics. Israelis joyously lit up Twitter as Gerbi took a bronze medal and her place on the winner’s podium after defeating a Japanese opponent in the under-63 kg competition. Josh Feigenbaum gets tweet of the day. Best part of living