Posts Tagged “Benjamin Netanyahu”

Israel’s rejection of Arafat Street reflects rejection of peace

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Israel’s rejection of Arafat Street reflects rejection of peace

Israel’s rejection of Arafat Street reflects rejection of peace Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stepped in this past week to force residents of an Israeli city consisting of mostly Muslim and Christian Palestinians to remove a street sign etected to honor the late Palestinian President Yasir Arafat. Click here to read Ray Hanania’s column on this…

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Trump resists condemnation of Two-States, predicts peace deal

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Trump resists condemnation of Two-States, predicts peace deal

Trump resists condemnation of Two-States, predicts peace deal President Donald Trump held a press conference with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu offering enthusiastic support for Israel and a stronger approach against threats from Iran, hesitation on campaign promises to move the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to occupied Jerusalem, but wavered when pressed on the issue of abandoning…

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Using the power of gruesome images to swing American opinion

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Using the power of gruesome images to swing American opinion

Using the power of gruesome images to swing American opinion By Ray Hanania The most disturbing aspect of Israel’s assault on the Gaza Strip has been the killing of civilians. But the worst part is that Israel continues to insist it is not doing it on purpose, proposing the ridiculous assertion that fighters for Hamas…

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Israel’s minority parties targeted by new restrictions

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Israel’s minority parties targeted by new restrictions

Israel’s minority parties targeted by new restrictions By RAY HANANIA Saudi Gazette Sunday March 16, 2014 Israel this week adopted another law intended to further isolate ultra-Orthodox Jews and non-Jews from representation in the Knesset, Israel’s parliament, and Arabs reacted predictably with all-or-nothing rejection. Although Israel strives to oppress non-Jews, the real obstacle undermining Arab…

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Israel’s uneasy relationship with apartheid

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Israel’s uneasy relationship with apartheid

Israel’s uneasy relationship with apartheid Saudi Gazette Sunday, December 15, 2013 11:31 PM By RAY HANANIA Nothing brandishes the apartheid label on Israel’s discriminatory policies more than the failure of its right-wing Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, to attend the funeral of the anti-apartheid leader, Nelson Mandela. Mandela was no saint, but saints make terrible champions…

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Muslims must be more supportive of Christian Arabs

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Muslims must be more supportive of Christian Arabs Saudi Gazette Newspaper Sunday, October 06, 2013 By Ray Hanania Recently, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, a rightwing anti-peace Zionist, met with a Christian Orthodox priest from Nazareth, Father Gabriel Nadaf, to discuss ways Christian Arabs could become more a part of Israel. The meeting enraged Muslim…

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EU’s principled stand on Palestine

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EU’s principled stand on Palestine Saudi Gazette Sunday July 21, 2013 By RAY HANANIA The European Union dramatically announced this week that they would prohibit any cooperation with any of the racist and illegal settlements that Israel has constructed in the West Bank, such as Gilo, Ariel and others. These settlements are the obstacle that…

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Obama, Israel, Palestine and peace

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Obama, Israel, Palestine and peace

Obama, Israel, Palestine and peace Saudi Gazette  Sunday, March 24, 2013 By Ray Hanania ARABS and Jews are emotional people. We live on an emotional roller coaster that one day swings high on anger and on another day swings high on hope. Like many Palestinians, I’m not optimistic about peace and I have been very wary…

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Obama missing chance for peace by downplaying hope

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Obama missing chance for peace by downplaying hope

Obama missing chance for peace by downplaying hope Saudi Gazette Newspaper, Saturday, March 16, 2013 By Ray Hanania  President Barack Hussein Obama, the first president with an Arab name who some Americans think is a Muslim, will be traveling to the heart of the Middle East conflict this week. Hoping to ease relations with the Muslim…

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