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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...


IDF Enlistment Officer Has ‘Moving Encounters’ with North American Jewish Youths - “That was a real wow for me,” said Lt.-Col. Tzachi Revivo,...

Devastated California Jewish Communities Fight Fire with Light - Their voices filled with emotion, Chabad rabbis from across California made clear their determination to help people in...

Trauma and Terror: The View From Israel’s South

The sound of crunching under my feet made me wince. Amidst the debris, lay the belongings of the residents of a four-story...


Germany Bans Khashoggi Suspects From Much of Europe

Germany has issued entry bans for 18 Saudi citizens suspected of involvement in the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in Riyadh's Istanbul consulate, effectively banning them from the European Union's...


IDF Says It Thwarted Terror Attack When It Uncovered Knife in Pringles Cont...

The Israeli military said it thwarted a terror attack near Jerusalem on Monday when it uncovered a knife concealed in...

Middle East

Tunisia’s First Jewish Minister in Decades Sparks Public Protest - Tunisian Prime Minister Youssef Chahed’s decision to appoint a Jewish businessman to the post of tourism minister has been met with protest in the North African country. Opponents of...