Yasser Arafat

Cape Town May Dry Up Because of an Aversion to Israel

Cape Town, South Africa, has designated July 9 “Day Zero.” That’s when water taps throughout the city are expected to go dry, marking the culmination of a three-year drought. South African officials aren’t responsible for the lack of rain, but inept management and a devotion to anti-Israel ideology …

Opinion

The war in the Golan Heights and in the Lebanon

The framework of the clash on the borders between Israel, the Lebanon and Syria is currently much more complicated than it appears.<p>Recently, namely …

Middle East

Palestinian envoy estranged from White House, still working

Author: JOSH LEDERMAN | APThu, 2018-02-22 03:00ID: 1519255891761132200WASHINGTON: A few miles down the road from Israel’s gated embassy, the …

Israel

Congressional candidate renounces grandfather's violent legacy, calls for Middle East peace

An East County congressional candidate is calling for a lasting peace between Palestinians and Israelis after a Tel Aviv newspaper published a story …

Israel

Center Field: Why BDS deserves a Nobel Peace Prize

I nominate BDS for the Nobel Peace Prize to expose this (dis)honor for what it has become.<p>BDS activists in Berlin. (photo credit: REUTERS)<p>A radical …

Israel

Palestinian leader Abbas calls for Middle East peace conference, sidelining US role

In a rare UN speech, Mahmoud Abbas has called for an international mechamism to solve the Israel-Palestine conflict. The Palestinian leader slammed …

Israel

Blowback: How Israel Went From Helping Create Hamas to Bombing It

What do you know about Hamas?<p>That it’s sworn to destroy Israel? That it’s a terrorist group, proscribed both by the United States and the European …

Israel

Journalist examines a century of dueling Israeli-Palestinian narratives

When Ian Black began conducting research for his recently published book “Enemies and Neighbours: Arabs and Jews in Palestine and Israel 1917-2017,” …

Israel

Abbas draws two-year timeline

With the general commotion in Israel over the security flare-up in the north on the one hand and the possible indictment of Prime Minister Benjamin …

Israel

Voices from the Arab Press: A war with no instigators

A weekly selection of opinions and analyses from the Arab media around the world.<p>SECURITY PERSONNEL examine the remains of an Israel Air Force F-16 …

World News

Can Benjamin Netanyahu survive? How cigars could bring down Israel’s biggest political fighter

After a brief first term, the conservative politician has learned how to hold onto power.<p>Benjamin Netanyahu has faced no dearth of scandals in his 12 …

Israel

Netanyahu’s corruption crisis: The Palestinians will pay

The move to charge the Israeli prime minister with corruption could push him even farther into the embrace of the nationalist right: Palestinians …

Israel

Modi's diplomatic tour de force meets Iran's Rouhani

Indian PM Narendra Modi recently concluded a tour of the Middle East and is now hosting Iranian President Rouhani in New Delhi. Incredibly, Modi has …

India

DOWN PAYMENT: An Israeli F-16 was downed, but the price was worth it

<i>Israel demonstrated how serious it is about preventing the establishment of an Iranian stronghold in Syria</i><p>1982 was the last year an Israeli fighter …

Middle East

Intel report: W. Bank stabilized, Gaza on edge post Trump J'lem decision

The report notes that the number of serious violent incidents involving Palestinians in 2017 was lower than in 2016, but that the number of Israeli …

Israel

Revealed: Israeli order to shoot down Arafat's plane over the Saudi desert

'If it is confirmed Arafat is on board, the plane is to be shot down,' handwritten note from Israel Defense Force chief said in 1981

Israel

Watch: Ramallah Arab steals furniture from Israeli hospital

Loading....<p>A 38-year-old Palestinian Authority (PA) Arab from Ramallah was arrested on suspicion of stealing furniture and equipment from a …

Israel

Alan Hart obituary

Innovative foreign correspondent who helped launch ITN’s News at 10 with ‘action, tension and danger’<p>Alan Hart, who has died aged 75, was a trailblazing foreign correspondent who put himself in the middle of the action and brought viewers closer to the reality of human suffering around the world in …

Media Industry

Netanyahu: What happens next?

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Benjamin Netanyahu is the dominant Israeli politician of his generation. On the domestic and international stage, no rival comes close to the veteran Likud Party leader known widely as “Bibi”.<p>Israeli police on Tuesday recommended that the 68-year-old, four-term prime minister …

Israel

Trump is showing significant leadership on Israeli-Palestinian conflict

As President Trump rightfully acknowledged recently: “If Palestinians do not want peace, then the United States has nothing to do with …

Israel

PA official: Trump demonstrated how biased he is

A senior official in the entourage of Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas, who left for Russia for a meeting with President Vladimir Putin, …

Israel

India’s Modi plays diplomatic ‘balancing act’ in West Bank

<b>Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi completed a historic visit to the Middle East on Monday, a trip which took in Jordan, the occupied Palestinian</b> …

India

Facebook Says It Is Deleting Accounts at the Direction of the U.S. and Israeli Governments

<i>In September of last year, we noted that Facebook representatives were meeting with the Israeli government to determine which Facebook accounts of</i> …

Internet

India pledges $41m in aid for Palestinians during PM visit

Indian Prime Minister Narenda Modi pledged $41 million of aid to the Palestinians during a meeting with President Mahmoud Abbas on Saturday, …

Israel

Scoundrel or statesman? Netanyahu's two-front war against Iran and Israeli police

The prime minister pits his experience and expertise in national security affairs against the impending report of his corruption

Israel

After welcoming Netanyahu and then praising Arafat, Modi to host Rouhani

Israel has a strong bilateral relationship with India.<p>Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas speaks during an news conference with India's Prime …

World News

PA Chairan Abbas to meet Russia's President Putin

Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas visits Russia on Monday in a bid to secure Russian President Vladimir Putin's support following …

Israel

Two Comments on David Grossman and President Rivlin - Blogs - Jerusalem Post

I. It was the celebrated, rightwing French President Charles de Gaulle who said of the Leftist philosopher Jean Paul Sartre, “Sartre is France too.” …

Israel

Take a tour of Camp David, where presidents host world leaders and escape Washington

The first parts of the complex were built by the Works Progress Administration in 1935, and Franklin D. Roosevelt made it the presidential retreat. FDR originally named the property "Shangri-La," a name it kept until the Eisenhower administration, who named it Camp David after his grandson.<p>The …

U.S. Politics

How Mahmoud Abbas lost his marbles

Jack Engelhard<p>Jack Engelhard’s classic international bestselling novel Indecent Proposal, which later became a worldwide hit movie, has been …

Israel