Month: December 2018

EU, in unusual move, warns Palestinians to drop Muslim-only language for Temple Mount

The Jerusalem Post reports: “In an unusual move, the European Union has publicly warned the Palestinians that they must drop their United Nations bid to reference the Temple Mount solely by its Muslim name of […]

PA negotiator: Abbas willing to meet Netanyahu ‘anywhere’

Israel National News reports: “The chief Palestinian Authority (PA) negotiator Saeb Erekat claimed that PA chairman Mahmoud Abbas is willing to meet Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu ‘anywhere in the world’. ‘I challenge Mr. Netanyahu [to […]

US-led coalition eliminates senior ISIS commander

Israel National News reports: “A senior Islamic State (ISIS) commander involved was killed in an air strike in southeastern Syria on Sunday, the US military said, according to The Washington Post. Col. Sean Ryan, a […]

‘No mention of Jesus in history,’ claims Pakistan prime minister reports: “The prime minister of Pakistan, a tenuous U.S. ally, contends Jesus was not a historical figure, reports Joseph Farah’s G2 Bulletin. The Middle East Media Research Institute reported Prime Minister Imran Kahn made […]

In ‘challenge’ to Netanyahu, Erekat says Abbas willing to meet PM anywhere

The Times of Israel reports: “Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is willing to meet Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu anywhere in the world, according to a senior Palestinian official. ‘I challenge Mr. Netanyahu [to meet Abbas], […]

Iran says it will continue missile tests after U.S. allegation

Reuters reports: “Iran said on Sunday it would continue missile tests to build up its defenses and denied this was in breach of U.N. resolutions following U.S. allegations that Tehran had tested a new missile […]

Fatah: Hamas is not a terrorist group

The Jerusalem Post reports: “Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’s ruling Fatah faction is opposed to an American proposal to condemn Hamas at the United Nations General Assembly, Osama Qawassmeh, a spokesman for the group, said […]

Fatah leader: Violence will never fall

Israel National News reports: “A leader in Palestinian Authority chairman Mahmoud Abbas’ Fatah movement stated that the Palestinian Arabs would never give up the ‘armed struggle’ against the State of Israel, Palestinian Media Watch reported. […]

Iran navy launches stealth warship in the Gulf

Reuters reports: “Iran’s navy on Saturday launched a domestically made destroyer, which state media said has radar-evading stealth properties, as tensions rise with arch-enemy, the United States. In a ceremony carried live on state television, […]