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: January 18th, 2014News & Views → Israel
A 19 year old resident of Migdal Shams is in light to medium condition after being shot at near the Syrian border with Israel. The man was taken to Ziv hospital in Tzfat with a bullet wound in his leg. The hospital said the bullet was shot was a long distance. The IDF said it […]
Posted on: January 16th, 2014News & Views → Middle East
The Al Qaeda-linked ISIL terrorist organization attacked a rebel-held city in northern Syria on Wednesday and killed at least 26 people in a car bomb explosion. Fighting between the rebels and ISIL has developed into a second civil war with the broader civil war between Syrian President Bassar al-Assad and opposition forces. ISIL denied claims […]
Posted on: January 13th, 2014News & Views → Israel
On Monday evening the IDF shot at two suspicious people on the Syrian border. It appears the two were trying to collect and steal landmines placed along the Israel-Syrian border. It is believed they were hit by the IDF fire.
Posted on: January 9th, 2014News & Views → Middle East → Iraq
At least 13 Iraqi soldiers and 18 Syrians, including woman and children, were killed Thursday in another round of the seemingly endless fighting in both countries. Iraq was supposed to be safe from democracy after the American invasion, but it has been neither safe nor democratic since then. Bombings by anti-government and Al Qaeda terrorists […]
Posted on: January 1st, 2014News & Views → Middle East
At least 25 people, including women and children, were killed in Aleppo Tuesday when Syrian forces attacked a bus with a rocket, according to the opposition Aleppo Medical Center, It said the attack from a nearby Syrian military base burned everyone inside the bus beyond recognition and that it was impossible to know the actual […]
Posted on: January 1st, 2014News & Views → Eye on Palestine
Posted on: December 30th, 2013News & Views → Israel
600 Wounded Syrians have been treated in Israeli hospitals, but who's been paying for it?
Posted on: December 30th, 2013News & Views → Middle East → Lebanon
The Lebanese army fired anti-aircraft guns on two Syrian warplanes that dropped four air-to-ground rockets on an eastern border town Monday, the Beirut Daily Star reported. There were no reports of casualties or direct hits on Syrian planes. The newspaper quoted a military source as saying that the army received orders “to fire on any warplane […]
Posted on: December 25th, 2013News & Views → Eye on Palestine
Pope Francis’ first Christmas message was full of hope for peace in war-torn Syria and South Sudan, the “often and overlooked” war-torn Central African Republic and – as if the chaos and mutual barbarity are comparable – for a “favorable” outcome” in talks between Israel and the Palestinian Authority. He made no mention of what […]
Posted on: December 25th, 2013News & Views → News Briefs
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov believes Western politicians have started to realize that overthrowing Assad’s government might lead to a worsening of the Syrian crisis, the official Russain News agency RT reports. “The attitudes are changing in Western countries, they are becoming more realistic in their approach towards settling the Syrian crisis,” said Lavrov. “The […]
Posted on: December 23rd, 2013News & Views → Middle East
More than 300 Syrians, including at least 87 children and 30 women, have been killed in the week-long “barrel-bombing” offensive by the regime on Syrian President Bassar al-Assad, opposition sources reported. The civil war’s violence, which consistently has been reported as the worst possible, continues to defy description for its barbarity on both sides. A […]
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 → Global
The number of refugees from Syria next year will reach 4 million, more than one-sixth of the country’s population of 23 million, the United Nations humanitarian agency OCHA predicted. An additional 9.3 million will be in need of assistance inside the country, devastated by the civil war that erupted from the Arab Spring protests three […]
Posted on: December 16th, 2013News & Views → Israel → Government
No one is interested in opening a second front, right next door to the Syrian civil war.
Posted on: December 16th, 2013News & Views → Israel
Three seriously wounded Syrians have been brought to Nahariya hospital in northern Israel for treatment. The three were injured in the chest and body in the country’s civil war. Nahariya hospital has treated 169 wounded Syrians, of which 21 are still in the hospital.
Posted on: December 15th, 2013News & Views → Middle East
The death toll in the bombing of Aleppo by Syrian government planes Sunday has risen to more than 100, including 16 children, according to opposition sources. The “barrel bomb” attack hit nine different parts of the city and was the worst bombing of the commercial hub in six months, the London Telegraph reported. The bombs […]
Posted on: December 15th, 2013News & Views → Islamists
The head of the Greek Orthodox Levant Party Rodrigue Khoury announced on Sunday “the beginning of an organized campaign” against Turkey."
Posted on: December 15th, 2013News & Views → Middle East
Syrian President Bassar al-Assad’s Air Force dropped “barrel bombs” of explosives on Aleppo Sunday, killing 14 children and eight others, according to the British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. A school was hit by the bombs, the Observatory said, and another activist group reported that there were several helicopter attacks. The city, Syria’s second largest, […]
Posted on: December 15th, 2013News & Views → Eye on Palestine
Gaza-based terrorists are training to fight alongside Islamists against the Assad regime, the BBC reported Sunday, quoting recent Internet videos showing fighters training to storm buildings with Islamic music in the background. One terrorist said on a video that he is going to fight a “holy war” in Syria because “there is no fighting with […]
Posted on: December 12th, 2013News & Views → Middle East → Lebanon
Lebanese Social Affairs Minister Wael Abou Faour expressed fear on Wednesday over the “disastrous” conditions of the Syrian refugees in Lebanon amid the winter storm hitting the country, al-Akhbar reported. “We are incapable, the ministry is working through international associations to aid the refugees,” Abou Faour said in an interview, adding that “frosting will take […]
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