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Elder of Ziyon has been blogging about Israel and the Arab world for a really long time now. He also controls the world, but deep down, you already knew that.

ARTICLES BY: Elder of Ziyon

June 21, 2018 7:20 am

Hamas Praises Human Rights Watch – and Shooting Rockets at Israel

On Sunday, Hamas issued a press release praising Human Rights Watch (HRW)'s latest report blaming Israel for responding to the violent Gaza riots: The Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) received great satisfaction...

June 20, 2018 6:51 am

Why Do Anti-Israel ‘Peace’ Groups Never Support Actual Peace?

One of the more bizarre contradictions from supposedly pro-Palestinian groups like Jewish Voice for Peace, the International Solidarity Movement, and others is that while they...

June 15, 2018 9:39 am

A Literal Prison Camp in Lebanon for Palestinians

I've spoken about Ein al Hilweh, the Palestinian "refugee" camp in Lebanon that is surrounded by a high wall and watchtowers -- a literal prison...

June 13, 2018 8:12 am

UN: ‘Great Return March’ Increased Abuse of Women in Gaza

The United Nations Population Fund has written a report about the dangers to Gaza's women as a result of the "Great Return March." The report proves...

June 11, 2018 11:38 am

Delegation From Morocco Visits Israel, Arabic Media Decry ‘Normalization’

Sometimes you can find the best stories only in the Arabic media. Palestine Today reports that a delegation of Moroccans began a visit to Israel this...

June 8, 2018 8:24 am

Gazans Close Kerem Shalom Crossing — By Their Own Hand

For the second day in a row, Palestinian workers at the Kerem Shalom crossing went on a partial strike, closing down the only major route...

June 6, 2018 8:57 am

Samsung Says Israel Is in Europe, ‘Palestine’ in the Middle East

Samsung has a webpage where you can choose what country you are in. The list is divided by region. But if you are in Israel and...

June 5, 2018 8:10 am

Palestinians Know Abbas Is to Blame for Gaza. When Will the West Wake Up?

The Palestinian Coalition for Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights sounds like one of the scores of NGOs set up in the territories solely to attract European cash...

June 3, 2018 8:40 am

One Year Later, Egypt Still Won’t Send Electricity to Gaza

Palestine Today reports that electricity from Israel is no longer being set to Gaza (without mentioning that it was Hamas and Islamic Jihad rocket fire that caused the...

May 31, 2018 12:33 pm

Palestinian ‘Academic’ to Israelis: ‘May You Rot in Hell Along With Your Jewish State’

This is from the Facebook page of Rima Najjar, an American-educated retired professor of English literature at Al-Quds University, now living in Bloomington, Indiana. Can't you feel the love? This...

May 29, 2018 8:03 am

What Kind of Journalists Don’t Correct Egregious Mistakes? TIME and Karl Vick

I was a little behind on my magazine reading, and recently read Karl Vick's description of the "Great Return March" riots in TIME. He had adequate time to...

May 28, 2018 8:33 am

Hamas Launches Flotilla to Get More Civilians Killed

From the Middle East Monitor: The Gaza Strip will set off a flotilla of ships on Tuesday in a bid to break the 12-year-long Israeli blockade on the Palestinian...

May 24, 2018 3:39 pm

Human Rights Watch: Israel Should Let Gazans Break Through the Fence, Since They Pose No Danger

Sari Bashi, the "Israel and Palestine advocacy director" at Human Rights Watch (HRW) -- who never advocates for Israel -- wrote another anti-Israel screed in Foreign Policy that shows...

May 18, 2018 11:18 am

170 Syrians Were Killed During Three Days This Week — Without Any News Coverage

On Sunday, 114 Arabs were killed. On Monday, 30 more. On Tuesday, 26 more. But the media didn't think that Arabs dying was an interesting story -- because those people had the...


Israeli Tourist Competes for Luxurious Hotel Stay on ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’

An Israeli backpacker visiting California competed on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" on Thursday for a chance...


Amid F-35 Expectations, the F-16 Remains the Backbone of Israel’s Air Power - Despite the excitement and expectations generated by the arrival of the...

Making Beautiful Food and Music: The Philadelphia Orchestra’s Trip to Israel - A delegation of 60 donors from the Philadelphia Jewish Federation traveled to...

Haley: UN Makes ‘Morally Bankrupt Judgement’ by Passing Resolution Against Israel - The UN General Assembly on Wednesday overwhelmingly voted to condemn Israel...


‘Wave’ of Anti-Israel Municipal Resolutions Pass in Spain With ...

A “wave” of municipal resolutions hostile to Israel have passed in Spain in recent weeks, following riots in the Gaza...


Netanyahu Criticizes Itinerary for Prince William’s Visit: ‘Jerusalem I...

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday leveled pointed criticism of British Prince William’s planned visit to the Jewish state. The...

Middle East

Erdogan Faces Major Test as Turks Vote for President, Parliament

Turks voted on Sunday in presidential and parliamentary elections that pose the biggest ballot box challenge to Tayyip Erdogan and his Islamist-rooted AK Party since they swept to power more...