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David Daoud is the Algemeiner's former Middle East correspondent.

ARTICLES BY: David Daoud

March 7, 2016 12:31 pm

Report: Hamas Rocket Arsenal Restored to Pre-Protective Edge Numbers

Israeli intelligence estimates indicate that Hamas has restored its rocket arsenal to the numbers that existed on the eve of Operation Protective Edge in the...

March 4, 2016 5:16 am

Israel’s US Ambassador on Kurdish TV Stresses Mutual ‘Love of Freedom, Struggle for Liberty’

Israel's ambassador to the US said in an interview with Erbil-based ُKurdistan24  TV on Wednesday that Jerusalem supports the Kurds in their struggle for independence and their...

March 3, 2016 4:13 pm

Hebrew, Arabic Media Attribute Improved Egypt-Israel Ties to President Sisi, Common Regional Interests

Egypt has increased normalization with Israel in the last couple of years, Qatar-based Al Jazeera reported on Wednesday. Quoting Israeli daily Yediot Aharonot, Al Jazeera said...

March 1, 2016 4:59 pm

Delivery of Advanced Missile Defense System Jointly Developed With US Begins

The United States and Israel announced that delivery of the David’s Sling missile defense system to the Israel Air Force (IAF) has begun, the Hebrew news...

February 29, 2016 3:45 pm

Hamas Boasts Possession of Anti-Aircraft Guns Capable of Hitting Israel Air Force Jets

Hamas now possesses anti-aircraft (AA) guns capable of targeting Israel Air Force planes, the US-based Israel Project's Arabic-language news site Al-Masdar reported on Monday. The terror group revealed its...

February 29, 2016 8:14 am

Shocked Co-Workers of Palestinian Ax Attacker at Ma’ale Adumim Mall Say He Never Showed Signs of Extremism

Co-workers of the Palestinian terrorist who carried out last week's ax attack at the Ma'ale Adumim mall said he had not exhibited any signs of extremism, the...

February 29, 2016 8:01 am

Egypt Rejects Israeli Offer to Hold Friendly Soccer Match

Egypt rejected an Israeli offer to hold a friendly soccer match between their national teams, the Saudi-owned pan-Arab news outlet Al Arabiya reported on Sunday. Speaking to Al Arabiya, Azmi...

February 29, 2016 7:54 am

Bulgarian Immigrant to Israel With Hemophilia Risks Life for Circumcision to Complete Conversion to Judaism

An 18-year-old with a rare type of hemophilia risked undergoing a circumcision in order to fulfill his dream of completing his conversion to Judaism, the Israeli...

February 25, 2016 4:21 pm

Hamas Envoy Denies Crisis in Relationship With Iran

A Hamas envoy rejected ongoing rumors of a crisis between his organization and Iran, Tehran’s semi-official news agency Fars reported on Thursday. Osama Hamdan, Hamas’ representative in Lebanon,...

February 25, 2016 3:33 pm

Arab Israeli Assaulted by Palestinians for Speaking Hebrew in East Jerusalem

An Arab Israeli was attacked on Tuesday by Palestinians who heard him speaking Hebrew, the Israeli news site Walla reported on Thursday. Mohammad Abed a-Rahman, a 24-year-old from the Israeli...

February 25, 2016 2:51 pm

Israel Air Force, US Army Conducting Joint Mass Drill Culminating in Test of ‘David’s Sling’ Missile Interceptor

The United States and Israel have been conducting a massive joint military exercise over the past few weeks, to enhance military cooperation between the IDF and the...

February 24, 2016 4:57 pm

Iranian Ambassador in Beirut Says Tehran to Pay Families of Palestinian Terrorists Who Attack Israelis

Iran's ambassador to Lebanon said his country would begin providing financial support to the families of Palestinian terrorists who attacked Israelis, Hezbollah-affiliated Al-Ahed News reported on Thursday. During a...

February 24, 2016 4:43 pm

Iran’s Supreme Leader Urges Democratic Azerbaijan to Adopt Political Shiism

Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei urged Azerbaijan to adopt political Shiism, Tehran’s semi-official state news agency Mehr reported on Wednesday. According to the report, Khamenei told...

February 23, 2016 4:07 pm

Iranian Army Chief Warns Parliamentary Candidates Against Maintaining US, UK Ties

Iran's top brass warned candidates running in the current parliamentary elections to distance themselves from the United States and Britain, Tehran’s semi-official Fars News Agency reported...


Bob Dylan Discusses Jewish Identity in Lost Interviews Up for Auction

Lost-long interviews with legendary singer-songwriter Bob Dylan that are going up for auction...

Actor Oscar Isaac in Talks to Play Jewish Superhero in New Marvel, Disney+ Series

"Star Wars" actor Oscar Isaac is in negotiations to take on the title...


Why the UAE Wants Israeli Help to Secure Its Food Supplies - Food security is emerging as a key area in which the United Arab Emirates is eager for Israeli...

Young Global Jewry at Forefront of Fight Against COVID-19

Masa Israel Journey, a leader in immersive international experiences in Israel founded by the Jewish Agency and government of Israel,...

Checking in on COVID-19 and Jewish Seniors - As America’s battle with the novel coronavirus has raged on, America’s Jewish community has suffered its share of...


‘Outrageous’ Twitter Boss Dorsey Condemned by US Jewish Leaders...

US Jewish leaders issued a stinging condemnation of Twitter boss Jack Dorsey on Thursday, following his statement the previous day...


US to Allow Jerusalem-Born Americans to List Israel as Birthplace, Pompeo S...

American citizens born in Jerusalem will now be able to list Israel as their birthplace on their passports, US Secretary of State...

Middle East

White House Moves Forward With Sale of 50 F-35 Jets to UAE: Sources

The Trump administration notified Congress it intends to sell 50 Lockheed Martin F-35 jets to the United Arab Emirates for about $10 billion, sources said on Thursday, setting up a...

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