Posts Tagged “Gaza Strip”

Ray Hanania Podcast: Smollett, Chicago Mayoral Election, Israeli war crimes

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Ray Hanania Podcast: Smollett, Chicago Mayoral Election, Israeli war crimes

Ray Hanania Podcast: Smollett, Chicago Mayoral Election, Israeli war crimes #RayHananiaPodcast #JussieSmollett #ChicagoMayoralElection #IsraeliWarCrimes This week’s Ray Hanania Podcast reviews the past week’s events, issues and my recent columns in the Regional News newspaper, The Reporter and Southwest News-Herald on Jussie Smollett; my columns in the @ArabNews on the Oscar win by #RamiMalek, and at…

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American news media exploits Khashoggi torture-killing for their own agenda

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American news media exploits Khashoggi torture-killing for their own agenda

American news media exploits Khashoggi torture-killing for their own agenda The mainstream American news media plays a hypocritical role in managing partisan views of the Middle East and the Arab World. Criticism of the Arab World is heightened but criticism of Israel is suppressed and often whitewashed. The coverage of the murder of Jamal Khashoggi…

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US Civil Rights movement should be model for Palestinian peace

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US Civil Rights movement should be model for Palestinian peace

US Civil Rights movement should be model for Palestinian peace One of the biggest problems facing the Palestinians are the activists who bully and block any effort to achieve peace. They urge violence using euphemisms like “popular mobilization,” a term encouraging violent activism, rather than non-violent peaceful protest. The extremists have always believed that violence…

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Mainstream news media bias, Randa Jarrar and Barbara Bush

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Mainstream news media bias, Randa Jarrar and Barbara Bush

Mainstream news media bias, Randa Jarrar and Barbara Bush A tenured professor at California State University at Fresno has come under attack after she criticized the late First Lady Barbara Bush for her family’s racist assault against Palestinians and the Arab World. There is no doubt that the Bush family has represented more violence against…

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News media complicit in Israeli violence in Gaza

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News media complicit in Israeli violence in Gaza

News media complicit in Israeli violence in Gaza The violent reaction of the Israeli government to protesters demonstrating against Israel’s oppressive policies in the occupied territories and against Christian and Muslim citizens inside Israel is being enabled by a biased mainstream American and Israeli news media that plays down Israeli atrocities while exaggerating Palestinian crimes….

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How Israel helped midwife the birth of Hamas

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How Israel helped midwife the birth of Hamas

How Israel helped midwife the birth of Hamas Hamas is considered one of Israel’s greatest threats, but the Islamic terrorist organization found its beginnings in the misguided Israeli effort to encourage the rise of a religious alternative that would undermine the popularity of the Palestine Liberation Organization and Yasir Arafat. By Ray Hanania Hamas is…

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Arabs need to get their public relations together

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Arabs need to get their public relations together

Arabs need to get their public relations together By Ray Hanania Three times in the past, Israel and Hamas have battled and each time thousands of innocent civilians, mostly on the Palestinian side, have been killed. In 2008, 2012 and now, 2014. The conflicts follows the same pattern. Israel claims that Hamas has fired rockets…

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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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The sad politics of killing children

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The sad politics of killing children

The sad politics of killing children By Ray Hanania When the United States began condemning Russia for downing the Malaysian Airline and killing 298 civilians on June 17, the first argument they used was to highlight the fact that 80 children were among the dead. Samantha Powers, the American Ambassador to the United Nations, delivered…

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رفض السعودية تسليم تأشيرة دخول للصحفي الاسرائيلي ليست المشكلة الحقيقية

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رفض السعودية تسليم تأشيرة دخول للصحفي الاسرائيلي ليست المشكلة الحقيقية

رفض السعودية تسليم تأشيرة دخول للصحفي الاسرائيلي ليست المشكلة الحقيقية بقلم راي حنانيه Saudi denial of visa for Israeli journalist not the real issue أقام الاعلام الإخباري الأمريكي السائد الدنيا ولم يُقعدها بعد انتشار خبر أن المملكة العربية السعودية رفضت تسليم مدير مكتب واشنطن لصحيفة الجيروزاليم بوست الاسرائيلية تأشيرة دخول لمرافقة الرئيس باراك أوباما خلال…

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