As Purim approaches, thousands of Israeli children and families grapple with poverty
Posted on: March 13th, 2014News & Views → Israel → Boycott
Perhaps the Saudis are afraid that eating Zionist fruit will indoctrinate its citizens with a bit of common sense.
Posted on: February 24th, 2014News & Views → Photo of the Day
Here’s Secretary of State John Kerry speaking with Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah at his desert encampment Rawdat Khuraim on January 5, 2014. It reminded me of this picture, depicting the meeting between King Abdulaziz ibn Saud, and President Franklin D. Roosevelt. At the time, the United States and Britain disagreed over the future of the […]
Posted on: February 17th, 2014News & Views → News Briefs
An African illegal was killed in an altercation with police in the Saudi city of Jeddah over the weekend, AFP reported. A police spokesman said the incident took place Saturday as police were searching migrants suspected of being in the country illegally. “When the police tried to arrest one of the Africans, the members of […]
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: February 8th, 2014News & Views → Middle East → Iran
Iran is serious in its intention to improve relations with Saudi Arabia, hoping that both sides will try to revive the lost trust, Ali-Akbar Salehi, head of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) said last week, IRNA reported. “I believe Iran, Saudi Arabia, and Turkey are three major countries in the region with special positions,” […]
Posted on: February 3rd, 2014News & Views → Middle East → Egypt
President Barack Obama will fly to Saudi Arabia next month in an effort to repair a deteriorating relationship following his failure to significantly improve ties in his 2011 trip to Riyadh and in the wake of differences over relations with Egypt, Iran and Syria. Obama will visit the Vatican on the same junket, as well […]
Posted on: February 2nd, 2014News & Views → Eye on "Palestine"
Would the Saudis consider hiring Tzipi Livni away?
Posted on: January 8th, 2014News & Views → Global
The United Nations no longer will report on how many people have been killed in the raging Syrian civil war because it says it no longer has enough sources in the field for reliable information. The last official count by the U.N. Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights was around 100,000, while the […]
Posted on: January 6th, 2014News & Views → Eye on "Palestine"
The Palestinian Authority is only a puppet opponent of Israel.
Posted on: January 2nd, 2014News & Views → Middle East
A court in Saudi Arabia has sentenced a man to three months in jail, 800 lashes and slapped him with a $2,666 fine for using Twitter and Facebook to falsely accuse a Kuwaiti singer from the United Arab Emirates of immoral behavior. He also posted photos of the singer. Arab News reported, “Many have welcomed […]
Posted on: December 30th, 2013News & Views → Middle East
Saudi Arabia Commission of the Promotion of Virtue and the Prevention of Vice has warned people not celebrate New Year’s Eve has warned against celebrating New Year’s Eve lest the wrath of Allah fall on them, The Commission explained that there is a Muslim religious edict banning such levity. The same force previously has banned […]
Posted on: December 26th, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
A judge in Saudi Arabia (the kingdom was recently elected to the UN Human Rights Council for a three-year term) has recommended that imprisoned blogger Raif Badawi, 30, go before a high court on a charge of apostasy, which carries the death penalty, Badawi’s wife told CNN. In July, a criminal court found Badawi, in […]
Posted on: December 20th, 2013News & Views → Jewish → Antisemitism → Anti-Israel NGOs
Thousands of students from Arab countries have signed up.
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 → Global
An estimated 7 million foreign workers live in Saudi Arabia, which does not recognize the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
Posted on: December 5th, 2013News & Views → Global → Europe
A German soccer team withdrew from a sponsorship agreement with Saudi Arabia’s national airline because it refuses to ticket Israeli citizens. The FSV Frankfurt team abrogated the contract with Saudia this week after criticism leveled by Jewish groups and other organizations, according to the Associated Press. The airline’s director told The New York Post in […]
Posted on: December 4th, 2013News & Views → Global → China
Saying now that you've only agreed to low level, not high level enrichment is exactly like low-balling the questionable lady from the apocryphal Churchill story.
Posted on: December 2nd, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
It was all discussed in a secret meeting in Aqaba.
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.
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