As Purim approaches, thousands of Israeli children and families grapple with poverty
Posted on: January 29th, 2013InDepth → Columns → Khaled Abu Toameh
The Hamas government in Gaza has been banning Western-style clothing and haircuts, and in some case forcing women to wear Islamic headdress.
Posted on: January 28th, 2013InDepth → Columns → Khaled Abu Toameh
It does not really matter who is in power in Israel: no Palestinian leader has a mandate to make any concessions to Israel, let alone sign a peace treaty.
Posted on: January 20th, 2013InDepth → Columns → Khaled Abu Toameh
One can only hope that the same Facebook employee who "accidentally" removed the article will make the same mistake and close down accounts belonging to terrorist organizations and their leaders.
Posted on: January 15th, 2013InDepth → Columns → Khaled Abu Toameh
The US and EU, who have been funding and training the Palestinian security forces in Judea and Samaria, need to bang on the table -- now -- and demand that Abbas rein in the Fatah militiamen.
Posted on: January 12th, 2013InDepth → Columns → Khaled Abu Toameh
It now remains to be seen whether the Salafi Jihadists will resort to violence to prevent or foil the parliamentary election.
Posted on: January 3rd, 2013InDepth → Columns → Khaled Abu Toameh
Western journalists, donors and decision-makers need to know that many Palestinian-related truths are being ignored or hidden from them.
Posted on: December 31st, 2012InDepth → Columns → Khaled Abu Toameh
What Abbas is not telling the Israeli public is that he simply does not have a mandate from his people to make any form of concessions to Israel.
Posted on: December 30th, 2012InDepth → Columns → Khaled Abu Toameh
Outside Israel, Palestinian groups meddle in the affairs of other Arab states and are punished in the extreme.
Posted on: December 20th, 2012InDepth → Columns → Khaled Abu Toameh
Fayyad wants Palestinians to boycott Israel, but at the same time is unable to provide them with better alternatives.
Posted on: December 19th, 2012InDepth → Columns → Khaled Abu Toameh
Abbas and Hamas have decided for now to lay their differences aside and work towards escalating tensions on the ground, particularly in Judea and Samaria.
Posted on: December 13th, 2012InDepth → Columns → Khaled Abu Toameh
When Abbas says that a Palestinian state within the pre-1967 lines would lead to a just and comprehensive peace in the Middle East, he is ignoring the fact that a large number of Palestinians think otherwise.
Posted on: December 5th, 2012InDepth → Columns → Khaled Abu Toameh
As one Hamas official put it, "In the next war with Israel, Israelis will be forced to flee not only their homes, but the whole country."
Posted on: December 3rd, 2012InDepth → Columns → Khaled Abu Toameh
They did not celebrate out of support for the two-state solution peace with Israel.
Posted on: November 29th, 2012InDepth → Columns → Khaled Abu Toameh
Abbas was one of the first Arab leaders to congratulate Hamas on its "victory" over Israel during the recent eight-day confrontation.
Posted on: November 28th, 2012InDepth → Columns → Khaled Abu Toameh
Is Hamas really on its way to moderation and pragmatism, as some Western political analysts and diplomats have come to believe?
Posted on: November 22nd, 2012InDepth → Columns → Khaled Abu Toameh
Unless the U.S. clarifies its position regarding King Abdullah and reiterates its full backing for his regime, the Muslim fundamentalists are likely to step up their efforts to create anarchy and lawlessness in the kingdom.
Posted on: November 20th, 2012InDepth → Columns → Khaled Abu Toameh
Scenes of jubilation over the rocket attacks on Israel were also reported in several Palestinian cities in the West Bank, including Ramallah, the center of Palestinian "pragmatism and moderation."
Posted on: November 18th, 2012InDepth → Columns → Khaled Abu Toameh
Obviously, the Palestinians have been radicalized to a point where they are not ready to hear about any concessions to Israel or tolerate the presence of an Israeli businessman in a Palestinian city.
Posted on: November 7th, 2012InDepth → Columns → Khaled Abu Toameh
Muslim thugs in Jordan last weekend attacked a large group of young men and women who had gathered at a coffee shop in Amman to celebrate Halloween. The thugs were members of the Muslim Brotherhood organization and the Salafi group. They claimed that the party was being held by "worshippers of the devil" and said Halloween was in violation of the teachings of Islam.
Posted on: November 4th, 2012InDepth → Columns → Khaled Abu Toameh
The Palestinian Authority leadership in the West Bank [Judea and Samaria -ed.] has come up with a new method to silence its Palestinian critics. From now on, any Palestinian writer or journalist who dares to criticize Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and his policies or demand an end to corruption will be accused of "belittling the dignity of the state." Since the beginning of this year, at least 10 Palestinian journalists, bloggers and political opponents have been detained by various Palestinian Authority security services for writing about corruption and criticizing the Palestinian leadership.
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