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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 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...

September 4, 2018 11:11 am

The PLO Meets with Islamic Jihad — But Not Israel or the US

From Ma'an Arabic: The Deputy Chairman of the Palestinian National Liberation Movement (PLO), Mahmud al-Alul, met on Thursday with Deputy Secretary General of the Islamic Jihad...

August 30, 2018 8:37 am

Hamas Ministry Says UNRWA Only Provides Health Coverage for 5% of Population — But 67% Are ‘Refugees’

On Monday, the Gaza Ministry of Health warned that hospitals and medical clinics in Gaza were in danger of closing due to a lack of...


Meet the Two Most Optimistic People in the Entire Middle East

“You are sitting here, probably, with the two most optimistic people probably in the entire Middle East,” says Sami Saadi,...

Places to Visit in Israel If You Really Want to Learn Its History

Are you or a family member traveling to Israel in 2019? Are you looking for something more than the average...

In New Initiative, Yad Vashem Tackles 21st Century Antisemitism - It is American teachers like Lori Fulton who, with their commitment to Holocaust education, are poised to be...


Canadian PM Trudeau Reiterates Condemnation of Anti-Israel BDS Movement

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau refused to back down from his criticism of the anti-Israel boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement at a town hall in Ontario on Tuesday. Trudeau had...


Israel: Malaysia’s Athlete Ban Inspired by Leader’s ‘Rabi...

Israel condemned on Thursday Malaysia's ban on Israeli participation in international sporting events it hosts and said the decision was inspired by...

Middle East

Explainer: How Pressing Is Lebanon’s Financial Challenge?

Financial strains in Lebanon have been brought into focus by turbulence on markets where its dollar-denominated sovereign bonds suffered a heavy sell-off last week following comments by the finance minister...