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The Press Calls Israel Right-Wing, But Gives a Free Pass to Jordan

The Guardian’s Jordan page has absolutely nothing warning of the nation’s dangerous lurch to the extreme right abyss.

What is Fatah Actually Celebrating?

Fatah is celebrating its 48th anniversary, but the group was in fact founded in 1959 which was 54 years ago. So what 1965 event are they actually celebrating?

Postcard from Israel: Tel Lachish

The site of Tel Lachish shows evidence of human habitation in Israel spanning many different historic periods over thousands of years.

Israeli Culture Wins at the United Nations

Many commentators on the far left scolded those who would suggest a connection between culture and success – imputing racism to such arguments.

Meet Egyptian Activist Maikel Nabil: Pro-democracy and Pro-Israel

Egyptian blogger Maikel Nabil spent over 302 days in prison for criticizing the Egyptian Military after it took power in early 2011.

‘Articles of Faith’: The Absence of Critical Thinking About ‘Settlements’

Those who insist that the "settlements" represent the biggest obstacle to peace should be asked to explain why their theory doesn't match with the history.

Postcard From Israel: Bet She’an

During the Hellenistic period, the city of Nysa-Scythopolis was founded. In 749 CE it was destroyed in the massive earthquake which hit the area.

The Real Facts of the Palestinian Teen Shot for Waving a “Toy” Gun in...

The Arab assailant pressed the realistic looking run it to the IDF officer's throat and further attacked other IDF officers, throwing punches and grappling with one.

Postcard from Israel: Winter Fruits and Flowers

Winter flowers are already blooming, led of course by the dainty little Persian Cyclamen (Rakefet).

The Guardian Invents Israeli Airstrike on Gaza Rally

The photo caption claimed an air strike occurred during a rally on December 8th, but no Israeli strikes have occurred since November 21.

Guardian Editorial Takes the Side of Morsi (or Mubarak?)

Even the Guardian's own writers criticized the Guardian's editorial.

Does the Guardian Own a Map? More Claims that E-1 Cuts the ‘West Bank’...

The Guardian was under no obligation to consult Israel before making allegations, but they could at least consult a map.

Postcard from Israel: Mount Carmel

December 2nd will mark two years since the Mount Carmel forest fire disaster in which 44 people died, including members of the Israeli Prison Service,...

Anti-Semitic Cartoons at the Guardian

For Guardian cartoonist Steve Bell, Israel is a sinister, controlling and manipulative state.

Postcard from Israel: Bahan

Kibbutz Bahan in the Hefer Valley in central Israel is the site of a park named ‘Utopia' .

On the Guardian’s Opinion Section: Hamas Propoganda

IDF strikes on Nov. 18 knocked out the Hamas television stations Al Aqsa and Al Quds in Gaza, but Hamas leaders were likely not too concerned, and knew they could always count on Plan B: Propagandizing at the Guardian.

Guardian Staff Perplexed by US, UK Support for Israel

Another ‘anti-Zionist head-exploding’ moment occurred when the U.S. House and Senate overwhelmingly passed non-binding resolutions backing “Israel’s right to self-defense.”

Guardian’s Israel Correspondent Won’t Publish Hamas Brutality

On March 8, the Guardian published “International Women’s Day highlights hurdles obstructing women," (co-authored by 12 Guardian correspondents, including the paper’s Jerusalem correspondent, Harriet Sherwood), on the subjugation of women around the world. Harriet Sherwood not only ignored the egregious violation of womens’ rights in the Palestinian territories, but, instead, devoted 118 words to the alleged injustice meted out to a female Palestinian terrorist affiliated with Islamic Jihad held in an Israeli jail named Hana Shalabi.

Postcard from Israel: Machane Yehuda Market

Machane Yehuda market in Jerusalem has its roots back in the late nineteenth century when it was known as Shuk Beit Ya’acov after the nearby neighbourhood of the same name which was established in 1885. Two years later, the Machane Yehuda neighbourhood was built and the market continued to grow. Under British Mandate rule the market was given a make-over, permanent stalls and roofing were built and the new name caught on.

Abbas Announces 10-Month Moratorium on Jew-Hatred (Satire)

Imagine if Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas announced a 10-month partial freeze on incitement and antisemitism in the West Bank in a bid to restart stalled peace talks with Israel.

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