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#HasHeReallyThoughtThisThrough: "By halting the security crackdown on Hamas, Abbas would be paving the way for terrorists to kill him and his associates in the West Bank"

Abbas’s Precious Gift to Iran: Hamas
by Khaled Abu Toameh
May 23, 2020

…Khamenei evidently sees Abbas’s decision to renounce all agreements and understandings with Israel and the US as a positive development that would… 184 more words

Israel & Middle East

Weekend long read

1) At the Jerusalem Post Khaled Abu Toameh reports on Fatah accusations against Israeli journalists.

“In an unprecedented move, the Palestinian ruling Fatah faction has published the names and photos of three Israeli journalists, accusing them of “incitement” against the Palestinian Authority leadership. 457 more words

Does BBCsplaining of Palestinian aspirations stand up to scrutiny?

The BBC’s recent coverage of the US Administration’s ‘Peace to Prosperity’ proposals once again provided no shortage of examples of ‘BBCsplaining’ of alleged Palestinian aspirations. 541 more words


BBC News ignores Fatah Day rallies as usual

The BBC’s online profile of the Fatah movement – which has not been updated since 2011 – tells audiences that:

“Under Arafat’s leadership, the group originally promoted an armed struggle against Israel to create a Palestinian state. 240 more words


Hey, Palestinians! Quit With The Victim Card - Till You Stop Victimising Christian Arabs!

“The systematic persecution of Christian Arabs living in Palestinian areas is being met with nearly total silence by the international community, human rights activists, the media and NGOs…” — Justus Reid Weiner, attorney, “Palestinian Christians: The plight of believers under Palestinian rule” 276 more words

Hamas allows rival Fatah to mark anniversary in Gaza rally for 1st time in 7 years

Tens of thousands of Palestinians took to the streets in Gaza on Wednesday to mark the 55th anniversary of President Mahmoud Abbas’ Fatah movement.

The territory’s Hamas rulers permitted the event for the first time in years. 410 more words


Fatah officials contradict the BBC’s ‘two-state’ narrative

In recent years the BBC has promoted the notion of Palestinian support for a two-state solution, telling its audiences that:

“It is unclear whether the plan will be based on the so-called “two-state solution” – a long-standing formula for resolving the conflict by creating a Palestinian state alongside Israel, with Jerusalem a shared capital. 519 more words