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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

November 19, 2018 10:12 am

Friday’s Gaza Fence Protests Were Aimed at Gulf Arab States, Not Israel

Every week, the riots at the Gaza fence have a theme. In the Spring, the theme was the "right to return," but then the weekly...

November 14, 2018 10:23 am

Hamas Warns Ashkelon Residents: Entire City Is a Military Target

Hamas has issued a warning to residents of Ashkelon, telling them to stay away from the entire city since, "The [Israeli] army uses the city in its...

November 13, 2018 11:59 am

‘Palestine Was the Biggest Victim of World War I’

The first sentence of this article in Al Madenah News by Dr. Mustafa Yousef Alddawi, marking the centennial of the end of World War I, is one...

November 7, 2018 9:48 am

In Troubling Trend, Bulgaria Catches Iranians Trying to Enter Country with Fake Israeli Passports

From the Sofia Globe: Bulgarian Border Police officers at the country’s Kapitan Andreevo checkpoint have detained three Iranian men who attempted to enter the country using false...

November 5, 2018 10:44 am

Swedish Priest Lists Dead Hamas Terrorists with Pittsburgh Victims: ‘Pittsburgh and Gaza in Our Hearts’

Anna Karin Hammar is one of the most immoral members of the clergy that you are likely to ever meet. Hammar is a Swedish theologian. Her blog has...

October 26, 2018 1:56 pm

The Wafa ‘News’ Agency: The Palestinian Propaganda Factory

While the recent Human Rights Watch report about torture and human rights violations under the Palestinian Authority (PA) and Hamas touches on the topic of...

October 24, 2018 9:41 am

Even Palestinians Now Ignore Prisoner Hunger Strikes

A prominent Islamic Jihad activist has been on his third hunger strike for the past 50 days. On Sunday, he is said to have vomited...

October 18, 2018 9:13 am

The EU Can Ban Dual-Use Items, but Israel Can’t

Except under specific circumstances, Israel allows pretty much anything into Gaza that cannot be used to attack Israel. There is a list published by the IDF...

October 10, 2018 10:55 am

Is It Against International Law to Close UNRWA Facilities?

It was recently reported that outgoing mayor of Jerusalem Nir Barkat wants to take over UNRWA camps and facilities in the city, and replace them...

October 9, 2018 8:57 am

Hamas Wants to Use NGOs — and Liberal Jews — to Help Destroy Israel

Senior Hamas official Ahmad Yousef wants the terror organization to reach out to anti-Zionist Jews of the world -- and he has identified the Reform...

October 8, 2018 9:18 am

Terror Murder of Two Israelis by Arab Co-Worker Highlights How Many Arabs Work in ‘Settlements’

The news from Israel this weekend was horrifying: another execution-style murder for "Palestine." A man and a woman in their 30s were pronounced dead after being critically wounded...

October 5, 2018 7:41 am

Israel Circumvents Abbas to Help Provide Electricity to Gaza

This is from Haaretz: There may be some relief in store for the electricity shortage in the Gaza Strip. Under an agreement drawn up in recent...

September 28, 2018 7:31 am

World Bank: Abbas Has Withheld Roughly Half a Billion Dollars from Gaza so Far

The World Bank recently issued a report on the dire situation in Gaza -- and it reveals some interesting facts in the recommendations section. For example: Restore...

September 21, 2018 7:10 am

State Department Report Mentions Palestinian ‘Martyr Payments’ for the First Time

There are a few major differences between the annual US State Department report on terrorism in the West Bank and Gaza this year, as compared...


Public Charter Schools Put Benefits of Teaching Hebrew to the Test

JNS.org - Now in its ninth year, the Hebrew Public network of 13...

Hungarian Jews Examine Long-Lost Identity, and a JCC Is There to Help Them

JNS.org - Many Jews in Hungary are discovering their roots for the first...

IDF Enlistment Officer Has ‘Moving Encounters’ with North American Jewish Youths

JNS.org - “That was a real wow for me,” said Lt.-Col. Tzachi Revivo,...


Trump Stands by Saudi Prince Despite Journalist Khashoggi’s Murder

President Donald Trump vowed on Tuesday to remain a "steadfast partner" of Saudi Arabia despite saying that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman may have known about the plan to murder dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi...


On Visit to Golan, IDF Chief Praises Efforts to Keep Iran From Establishing...

Israel will continue to act to thwart the transfer of advanced Iranian weaponry to Hezbollah, the IDF chief of staff...

Middle East

Zarif: Europe Struggling to Set Up Trading Vehicle for Iran

European countries are finding it difficult to set up a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) to allow non-dollar trade with Iran, Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Tuesday, according to...