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Growing up north of Israel: How I became an ardent Zionist

Share Tweet I was born into a Christian family in Lebanon in 1961. My first memory of Israel dates back to the early 1970’s. We were at the dinner table, and the adults were talking about some...

Palestinians’ Real Enemies: Arabs

Share Tweet The Arab heads of state and monarchs do not like to be reminded of how badly they treat Palestinians and subject them to discriminatory and apartheid laws. It is not comfortable or safe...

Three children not enough, have five: Erdoğan to Turks in EU

Share Tweet President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has called on Turkish citizens living in Europe to have five children – two more than his usual calls to Turks in the homeland – in a bid to multiply...

Iran sets up underground rocket factories in Lebanon

Share Tweet Hezbollah overseeing production, with help of advisers from Iranian Revolutionary Guards, Kuwaiti newspaper says Iran has established rocket factories in Lebanon that are under the full...

ANALYSIS: Hezbollah a Real threat to the USA

Share Tweet [The author of this analysis is not known to be a friend of the USA and/or Israel and there are many points here that are both in error and showing his bias. I will only point out one...

Protestors take down Dutch flag at Istanbul consulate

Share Tweet Protestors briefly took down the Dutch flag at The Netherlands’ consulate in Istanbul on Sunday and replaced it with a Turkish one, AFP journalists saw, as tensions escalated in a...

Copts flee Sinai after suspected Daesh attacks

Share Tweet Source: Arab News EL-ARISH/CAIRO: Suspected militants gunned down a Coptic Christian inside his home in northern Sinai, the sixth such killing in a month’s time in the restive region,...

Turning on Tehran

Share Tweet Source: Al-Ahram  For Trump, as for Arab leaders in the region, confining Iran is top priority It will not be the settlement of the almost seven decade old Arab-Israeli struggle (now...

WATCH – Top Fatah Official: “Palestinians have right to use terror To create palestinian arab state”

Share Tweet A senior official from Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’ Fatah party sanctioned “armed struggle” – a euphemism for terror – as the “indisputable” right of Palestinians in...

Malaysia: Kuala Lumpur mass rally calls for stricter Islamic law

Share Tweet Push to allow Islamic courts to impose more severe punishments fuels fears of growing division in multiethnic nation Kuala Lumpur – A massive rally in the heart of Kuala Lumpur in...

Thousands Turn Out for Baghdad ‘Silent Protest’

Share Tweet [While many terrible events about the Middle East fill the news pages – not all is bad. This is a item about a silent protest in Baghdad, after another week of horrific car bombs....

Islamophobic Saudi arabia deports 40,000 muslim pakistanis, citing terrorism concerns

Share Tweet Saudi Arabia has deported a staggering 40,000 Pakistani migrant workers in the span of just four months, citing terrorism concerns. The Saudi Gazette reported last week that “a number...

Arab states considering alliance with Israel, say Arab officials

Share Tweet Benjamin Netanyahu described the proposed initiative as a ‘great opportunity for peace’ in the Middle East The Trump administration is in discussions about the formation of a...

ISIS Threatens Muslim Clerics, Vows to Assassinate Them in Their Own Way

Share Tweet   Cairo – ISIS escalated its attack on clerics who oppose the group. In a new declaration entitled “Fight the leaders of disbelief,” ISIS called for assassinating a number of...

Iranian official: Our revolution has gone beyond the Mediterranean

Share Tweet Iran’s Islamic revolution is now beyond the geographical borders of the Republic, spokesman for the Iranian Revolutionary Guards (IRGC), Brigadier General Ramadan Sharif said, adding...

Dr. Essam el-Erian, a Muslim Brotherhood official and adviser to the Egyptian president, has called on Jews who left Egypt to return, as “Israel will be destroyed within a decade”

Share Tweet . Dr. Essam el-Erian, a senior Muslim Brotherhood official and adviser to the Egyptian president, has called on Jews who left Egypt to return, as “Israel will be destroyed within a...

Kuwait issues its own Trump-esque visa ban for five Muslim-majority countries

Share Tweet Citizens from five Muslim-majority countries will no longer be able to obtain Kuwaiti visas, after reports the Gulf state issued tight entry restrictions that mirrored US President Donald...

Belgium to arrest former Israeli FM for “war crimes”

Share Tweet A Belgian court has ordered the arrest of the former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Israel, Tzipi Livni, when she steps off the plane on her arrival in the Belgian capital Brussels on 23...

EGYPT.TALK ABOUT “MODERATE” ISLAM…

Share Tweet Few weeks ago, the former Grand Mufti, Sheikh Ali Gomaa issued a fatwa that a liberal writer who advocates for respecting women’s choice to wear the veil or not is an infidel. However,...

Over a million PA Arabs plan to leave Israel

Share Tweet More Arabs are leaving Judea and Samaria every year reported an Arab48 journalist, referring to Areas A and B, under Palestinian Authority control. “A guy named Ahmad told me there...

Campaign was Launched against Hezbollah’s drug traffickers in Daraa, Syria

Share Tweet Courthouse in Horan began a campaign against drug traffickers and promoters in Daraa province, and arrested a number of them, ”Hezbollah militia is working on the smuggling of those...

German Security Classifies 43 Thousand as Extremists

Share Tweet Cologne, Germany – German Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution, Directorate General for Public Security, classified in its 2016 annual report more than 43,000 Muslims...

Now empowered, Iran will take a bolder approach in the region

Share Tweet Iran’s economic, geopolitical, strategic and military prospects in 2017 look bright for Tehran’s ruling politicians, but the situation is bleaker as far as regional tensions are...

Lebanese Columnist: The Arab Countries Seem To Be Engaged In A Perpetual War Against Women

Share Tweet In a scathingly sarcastic article on the liberal website Elaph, Lebanese columnist Hazem Saghiya criticized the attitude towards women in the Arab world, stating that the Arab Spring...

45 percent of young Tunisians looking for new life abroad

Share Tweet Nearly half of all Tunisian youth are prepared to emigrate, even illegally, the authors of a recent study have claimed. According to the survey by the Tunisian Forum for Social and...

Exposed: Transcripts Show Obama Team Conspired with Abbas, Erekat, on Anti-Israel UN Vote

Share Tweet Israel’s Channel 1 News’ Middle east correspondent Oded Granot on Tuesday night cited a secret protocol published by Egyptian media with “smoking gun” evidence showing the UN...

British Muslims urge UK to declare Ahmadis ‘non-Muslim’

Share Tweet British Muslim leaders have called on Britain to declare Ahmadis ‘non-Muslim’, the sentiments were expressed at an event held in Luton. The event which took place at Jamia Islamia...

Iran: After Aleppo, we will intervene in Bahrain, Yemen

Share Tweet The leaders of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards launched provocative statements against the Gulf states threatening to intervene in Bahrain and Yemen. The comments were reported by Iranian...

Indonesian woman screams in pain during Aceh caning

Share Tweet The latest in a growing number of women publicly flogged BANDA ACEH: An Indonesian woman screamed in agony yesterday as she was caned in Aceh, the latest in a growing number of women to...

The Israel That Arabs Don’t Know

Share Tweet [What happens when an Egyptian journalist decides to be “brave” and accept an invitation to visit the “Zionist entity”? -ed] Also available in العربية When...

[Video] Israel : A muslim lady stands with Israel at the Western Wall

Share Tweet   Israel is an apartheid state you say ? All religions are respected in Israel That is why this muslim lady stands with Israel #AmYisraelChai pic.twitter.com/p09jI9J5MS — Never...

China: Xinjiang residents told to turn in passports

Share Tweet Order targets region with 10 million-strong Muslim Uighur minority, who frequently complain of religious discrimination All residents in China’s largely Muslim region of Xinjiang...

‘Israel is burning’: Palestinians, Arab world rejoice over fires

Share Tweet [The fact that Arab social media is full of the filth you will see below should come with a warning: Setting fires is extremely easy to do. Unlike terror attacks – they are easy to...

Palestinian cleric ‘Abd Al-Salam Abu Al-‘Izz at Al-Aqsa Mosque: Use Pakistani nukes to eliminate Israel

Share Tweet [The issue here is not if this is a credible threat or not. As an Israel, I will not lose any sleep over this. But it IS revealing. The connection between “Palestine” and...

Egypt-Israel relations ‘at highest level’ in history

Share Tweet On the 39th anniversary of Sadat’s speech in Jerusalem, the two countries have never been closer, analysts say Almost four decades since former Egyptian President Anwar al-Sadat...

Lebanon begins building ‘security wall’ around Palestinian refugee camp

Share Tweet Authorities in Lebanon commenced this week construction works on an isolation wall to surround the Ain al-Hilweh Palestinian refugee camp following “security concerns” The...

Report: Hizbullah Accused of Involvement in Peru Violence

Share Tweet Editor’s note: While reports have been gaining lately about both Hezbollah and other Islamic forces being found in Latin America – this is the first (to my knowledge) of...

ISIS is increasing its presence, recruiting Uzbek militants in Pakistan

Share Tweet ISIS is increasing its presence in Pakistan, recruiting Uzbek militants, attracting disgruntled Taliban fighters and partnering with one of Pakistan’s most violent sectarian groups,...

As IS loses power, will group tap women jihadis to fight?

Share Tweet The glory days of the so-called caliphate are over. For the past two years, the Islamic State (IS) has suffered severe losses on the battlefield, and it seems only a matter of time before...

Why do I support Israel? ( by Hussein Aboubakr Mansour)

Share Tweet As a person who was born and raised in a Muslim Arab country, people usually find it strange that I support Israel. Usually people from Arab Muslim lands such as Egypt –my home country-...