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This is a roundup of news related to Palestine with a particular focus on grassroots action and peaceful civil disobedience in the Occupied Territories and within the borders of Israel proper. We ...
by subir
Comment Count 2 comments on Sun May 17, 2015 at 07:00 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
I thought I could no longer be surprised in IP. I was wrong. The New York Times wrote this morning about Hezbollah and Lebanese civilians . Owing to fair use limits, I note that the earlier parts ...
by Christy1947
Comment Count 23 comments on Wed May 13, 2015 at 03:03 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
This was written in August 2014 and published on my blog as Why Do I Criticize The Israeli Government? My Response To Sam Harris . I'm posting it here because it's a long-form response to many views ...
by subir
Comment Count 50 comments on Tue Apr 21, 2015 at 08:39 AM PDT with 13 Recommends
Every four years, Republican primary voters ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 80 comments on Sun Apr 12, 2015 at 07:30 AM PDT with 86 Recommends
Netanyahu's speech. The vast network of American propaganda outlets devoting resources to demonizing Iran. Casting the Syrian and Iranian governments, Shi'ia Lebanese, Shi'ia anybody/anywhere as ...
by waterstreet2008
Comment Count 24 comments on Fri Mar 27, 2015 at 06:24 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
Excuse me whilst I try to defrost my brain United States intelligence agencies detected the deployments in the past few weeks as Iraq was marshaling a force of 30,000 troops — two-thirds of them ...
by LaFeminista
Comment Count 10 comments on Tue Mar 17, 2015 at 04:26 AM PDT with 15 Recommends
This is crazy stuff. The United States and Israel are on opposite sides in the ISIS War. Same time Jordan sends its Air Force in to pummel the Islamists, Israel under Bibi Netanyahu kills more of ...
by waterstreet2008
Comment Count 85 comments on Sun Feb 15, 2015 at 10:57 AM PST with 13 Recommends
It has been 10 years since the accused terrorists from Hezbollah assassinated the Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri and to date justice has yet to have been served for the victim and the nation. ...
by JNEREBEL
Comment Count 6 comments on Thu Feb 12, 2015 at 11:38 AM PST with 6 Recommends
Rapprochement between Iran, Hezbollah and Hamas doesn't help anyone but the ...
by Sofiamo
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Jan 29, 2015 at 10:41 AM PST with 1 Recommend
Recently US House Speaker John Boehner, in an unprecedented event, invited the Prime Minister of another nation to speak before the Congress of the United States without the explicit approval of the ...
by tecampbell
Comment Count 31 comments on Wed Jan 28, 2015 at 11:53 PM PST with 22 Recommends
Have you heard it all yet? No? OK, then here is something to put in your pipe and smoke for yucks. Via Huffington we have this bit of idiocy: Israeli Selfie From Miss Universe Contest Causes ...
by Radiowalla
Comment Count 60 comments on Sun Jan 18, 2015 at 07:33 PM PST with 32 Recommends
Rima the Magnificent is the # 1 model in the world. She's also the only winner of "Miss U.S.A." (2010) to make something of herself internationally. Marilyn Monroe was a wasp; Arabs got Rima. ...
by waterstreet2008
Comment Count 14 comments on Tue Dec 09, 2014 at 03:29 PM PST with 21 Recommends
"Oh Muslims, we give you good news by announcing the expansion of the Islamic State to new lands ... the lands of Al Haramayn [Saudi Arabia], Yemen, Egypt, Libya and Algeria." - Abu Bakr al-...
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 89 comments on Thu Nov 20, 2014 at 08:12 AM PST with 29 Recommends
Until Obama started bombing Syria, almost no one had ever heard of the Khorasan Group. All of a sudden this group was a bigger threat than ISIS . "The intelligence reports indicated that the ...
by gjohnsit
Comment Count 90 comments on Mon Oct 27, 2014 at 08:01 AM PDT with 69 Recommends
Above and beyond: ISIS; general/civil wars in Syria, Iraq, Libya, Lebanon, Somalia, Gaza/Israel; daily confrontations between China and a slew of nations in the South China Sea; the possibility of ...
by bobswern
Comment Count 16 comments on Mon Sep 15, 2014 at 01:54 AM PDT with 20 Recommends
The struggle for the Levant has been going on for thousands of years. Why was this area so important then and why would it be important now?
by Dovie
Comment Count 26 comments on Thu Sep 11, 2014 at 08:50 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
American hostages have been brutally ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 143 comments on Fri Sep 05, 2014 at 11:25 AM PDT with 154 Recommends
As you may well know, the Lebanese Army is facing a threat in the Beka'a valley, as both ISIS and Nusra are looking to gain a foothold there. The Lebanese Army is fairly weak, in relative terms, for ...
by mosesfreeman
Comment Count 22 comments on Mon Sep 08, 2014 at 06:55 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
ISIS, Al Qaeda, Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya, Iran, Syria, Lebanon, West Bank, Gaza, Hamas, Israel, Somalia, Pakistan, Ukraine, Russia...and, now this breaking news from The Department of “What-Could-...
by bobswern
Comment Count 157 comments on Tue Sep 02, 2014 at 03:36 PM PDT with 25 Recommends
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 11 comments on Thu Jul 31, 2014 at 11:44 AM PDT with 11 Recommends