Hamas: Abbas no longer a legitimate leader

Mohammed-Faraj al-Ghoul, chairman of the Palestinian Legislative Council’s Constitution Committee and one of the senior Hamas figures in Gaza, on Thursday attacked Palestinian Authority (PA) chairman Mahmoud Abbas and called on him to step down. Al-Ghoul noted that Abbas’s term in office is illegitimate since his original term after the elections ended years ago. He […]

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Guatemala First to Follow US Embassy Move to Jerusalem

Guatemala on Tuesday said its decision to follow the United States in moving its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem was a “sovereign” matter that should not affect ties with other countries. “These are Guatemala’s foreign policy and sovereign decisions,” the country’s Foreign Minister Sandra Jovel told a news conference, as quoted by AFP. “In any […]

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North Korea: The Israeli Connection

By Ariel Natan PaskoWhy should Jews globally, and Israelis, care about what’s going on, way over there on the Korean peninsula? Because as good world citizens we should? Because the second largest Jewish community, after Israel, is being threatened in America? Because the North Koreans are Weapons of Mass Destruction proliferators? Because of their aiding […]

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Metal Detectors Will Remain on Temple Mount

The Political-Security Cabinet decided on Thursday night, after a four-hour meeting, that the magnetometers will remain at the entrance to the Temple Mount as part of the new security measures at the compound. The Cabinet also authorized the police to make every decision “in order to ensure free access to the holy places, while maintaining […]

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Success: Guardian Quietly Changes Behavior on Judaism’s Holiest Site

In May, HonestReporting critiqued and sent a complaint to The Guardian concerning three articles that included the following references to the Western Wall: The Six-Day War: Why Israel is still divided over its legacy 50 years on ‘Angry’ Netanyahu orders ministers to attend Trump reception ‘Ultimate peace deal’ is goal as Donald Trump touches down […]

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At UN Meeting Near Auschwitz, Israel Calls for Minute’s Silence; Cuba Requests One for the Palestinians

(CNSNews.com) – Cuba’s delegate at a U.N. meeting an hour’s drive from the site of a Nazi extermination camp in Poland objected Tuesday to an Israeli request for a minute’s silence for Holocaust victims – then called for another one, for the Palestinians. The meeting of the U.N. Education Science and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) heritage […]

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ZOA: Don’t give Roger Waters a platform

The Zionist Organization of America on Friday turned the tables on founding Pink Floyd member and well-known anti-Israel activist Roger Waters. The organization’s Greater Philadelphia chapter criticized performance arenas and concert facilities throughout North America for giving Waters a platform. The ZOA also criticized radio stations across the nation who are promoting Waters’ concerts and […]

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