Across Israel, Meir Panim responds to the growing needs of the country’s 1.75 million impoverished residents through various food and social service programs.
Posted on: March 3rd, 2014News & Views → Middle East → Gulf States
An airline owned by the United Arab Emirates that is a partner with American Airlines has removed Israel from its flight map and refuses to transport Israelis. Etihad Airways’ travel-route map shows all countries in the Middle East with the exception of Israel and her major cities, the New York Post reported Monday. The airline […]
Posted on: February 20th, 2014News & Views → Middle East → Gulf States
Islamic law forbids a one-way trip to Mars, a “fatwa” Muslim religious committee has ruled in the UAE (United Arab Emirates), the Khaleej Times reported Wednesday. “Such a one-way journey poses a real risk to life, and that can never be justified in Islam,” the committee said. “There is a possibility that an individual who […]
Posted on: February 12th, 2014News & Views → Middle East → Egypt
Has the United States done anything right in the Middle East in the last few decades?
Posted on: January 26th, 2014News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism
Two unusual events relating to Holocaust remembrance recently took place in the Arab world – a first official conference on the Holocaust in Tunisia and the first visit by an Arab diplomat to a Holocaust memorial site, when Bahraini ambassador to France Nasser Al-Balushi visited a memorial near Paris. The Middle East Media Research Institute […]
Posted on: December 16th, 2013News & Views → Eye on Palestine
The 50 richest Arabs in the world have a combined wealth of slightly more than $266 billion, and 23 of them are from Saudi Arabia, according to Arabian Business figures quoted by the Saudi Gazette. The oil-rich kingdom’s richest man, Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal, has a personal wealth of $12.6 billion. His bank account surged […]
Posted on: December 8th, 2013News & Views → Middle East → Gulf States
The Pentagon is fielding more than 35,000 troops in the Persian Gulf as a “bulwark against aggression.”
Posted on: December 2nd, 2013News & Views → Middle East → Egypt
71,000 were expelled by force, while more than half a million have left on their own since July, 2013.
Posted on: November 26th, 2013News & Views → Middle East → Egypt
Ask yourself, what would happen if Saudi Arabia were to change its buying habits?
Posted on: November 25th, 2013News & Views → Eye on Palestine
Saudi Arabia is loudly silent on the deal with Iran, but its royal billionaire prince who owns part of Twitter and Apple says “we” are concerned. And guess who is “We”? Saudi Arabia and Israel.
Posted on: October 14th, 2013News & Views → Middle East → Egypt
It's impossible to tell apart the damage inflicted on the U.S. by President Bush 2 from the damage being inflicted by President Obama.
Posted on: October 13th, 2013News & Views → Middle East → Gulf States
Hamas continues to reach out to fellow radical Islamists following the fall of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt.
Posted on: October 9th, 2013News & Views → Middle East → Gulf States
A Dubai woman has been cleared of the charge of showing a man the finger when she stopped her vehicle to take photos of a classic car, Gulf News reports. The Turkish man alleged that the 45-year-old Russian woman showed him the finger when he sounded his horn and demanded she move her car because […]
Posted on: October 8th, 2013News & Views → Middle East → Gulf States
Most New Yorkers have heard the expression “gay-dar,” which refers to someone’s ability to determine whether another person is gay and straight. But Kuwaitis are claiming that their government will soon be able to administer a medical test to determine whether those entering the country are gay. Foreigners coming into the GCC countries are already […]
Posted on: October 7th, 2013News & Views → Middle East → Gulf States
Fat busters who participated in the Dubai Your Weight in Gold campaign, are set to receive a total of 35 pounds of gold worth about just under $800,000, Gulf News reported. More than 10,000 residents participated in the 30-day program, launched by Dubai Municipality from July 19 to August 16. “The one-month-long health awareness campaign […]
Posted on: October 4th, 2013News & Views → Middle East → Gulf States
A supersize ambulance to cope with the growing number of obese patients in the emirate has been unveiled by the Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services, Gulf News reports. The Dh1 million vehicle, the first of its kind here, features a lift gate capable of hoisting 650 lbs. and an extra wide stretcher. The corporation received […]
Posted on: September 29th, 2013News & Views → Middle East → Gulf States
UAE Foreign Minister denounced the Iranian occupation in his speech before the UN General Assembly,.
Posted on: September 12th, 2013News & Views → Middle East → Egypt
John Kerry says an Israeli-Peace peace pact is “important to “regional security and stability.” ZOA says he is full of nonsense: Arab wars on Israel have nothing to do with their own internal problems.
Posted on: September 8th, 2013News & Views → Middle East → Gulf States
Saudi Arabia has agreed to support an American-led attack on Syria, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry stated on Sunday in Paris, where he met with Arab League Secretary General Nabil Elarab and nine Arab foreign ministers. He said “a number of [Arab] countries” are ready to sign a joint declaration blaming Syrian President Bassar […]
Posted on: September 2nd, 2013News & Views → Middle East → Egypt
The Arab League, split on whether to back U.S. intervention in Syria, has categorically denied reports that its member states will give the United States air cover in the event of a military attack on the Assad regime. It told the United Nations is backs “deterrence” but avoided using the word “intervention,” despite Saudi Arabia’s […]
Posted on: August 25th, 2013News & Views → Middle East → Gulf States
Gulf states supporting Syria rebels in the civil war against Syrian President Bassar al-Assad have sent them 400 tons of arms, opposition sources told Reuters Sunday. Most of the shipments contained ammunition for anti-=-aircraft machine guns and shoulder-fired weapons. The ammunition and arms cross into northern Syria form Turkey. The movement of weapons for rebels […]
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