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March 2, 2018 12:18 pm

Proposed Weapons Sales by US Companies to Turkey, Qatar Raise Concerns

Advanced anti-tank missiles that the US companies Raytheon and Lockheed Martin plan to sell to Turkey and Qatar could end up in the hands of jihadists. That...

February 22, 2018 3:12 pm

Emails Expose CAIR’s Ongoing Influence in San Diego Schools

San Diego's school board continues to work with the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and enact its recommended anti-bullying curriculum -- despite a July school...

February 14, 2018 5:16 pm

Federal Judge Strikes CAIR-Hamas Reference From San Diego Lawsuit

On Monday, a Federal judge partially granted a motion by San Diego's Unified School District (SDUSD) to strike references to the Council on American Islamic Relations' (CAIR) ties to Hamas from a lawsuit...

February 7, 2018 3:54 pm

Deported Palestinian Inciter Calls US ‘Our Enemy’ at Turkish Conference

Deported Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) board member Sami Al-Arian denounced the United States as "our enemy" last Tuesday at an Istanbul conference on Jerusalem, which was sponsored...

January 1, 2018 11:09 am

Palestinian Hostility to Peace Overlooked Following Trump’s Jerusalem Decision

Commentators far and wide have made it sound like President Donald Trump's decision to formally recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital is the death knell of the Palestinian-Israeli...

December 19, 2017 2:28 pm

San Diego Schools Say CAIR’s Hamas Connections Are Irrelevant to Lawsuit

Connections between the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) and Hamas -- along with CAIR's anti-Israel stance -- are not relevant to a lawsuit seeking to block San Diego's Unified...

December 18, 2017 1:06 pm

Federally-Funded US Institute for Peace Hosts Pro-Hamas Tunisian Group

Last month, a pro-Hamas leader of Tunisia's Muslim Brotherhood-linked Ennahda Party met with the federally-funded US Institute for Peace (USIP) in Washington. The November 29 meeting covered the relationship between Islam...

December 13, 2017 1:29 pm

Erdogan Invokes Islamic Text Sanctioning Killing Jews at Party Convention

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan invoked a Muslim hadith commonly used by Hamas and other terrorist supporters to sanction the killing of Jews, during a party convention...

December 5, 2017 5:29 pm

Cal State Professor: Bin Laden’s Islamist Inspiration Is ‘Misunderstood’

An Islamist ideologue credited with inspiring Al Qaeda founder Osama bin Laden is "misunderstood," a California State University professor claimed in a speech last week. Imad Bayoun claimed that Sayyid...

December 1, 2017 2:47 pm

Hamas Leader Affirms Military Ties With Hezbollah

Hamas and Hezbollah have restored military cooperation, a top Hamas leader told the pan-Arab newspaper Asharq Al-Awsat. Ties between the two groups became strained after Hezbollah intervened in Syria on behalf of...

November 1, 2017 1:48 pm

Council on Foreign Relations Suddenly Cancels Presentation by Terrorist-Linked Charity Leader

Islamic Relief Worldwide (IRW) is banned by the United Arab Emirates, Israel, the Swiss banks Credit Suisse and UBS, and HSBC -- the United Kingdom's largest bank -- due to its...

October 30, 2017 3:24 pm

US Vows to Help Mideast Christians

Lobbyists for Christians in the Middle East say that they're used to getting a cold shoulder from Washington. But Vice President Mike Pence recently told...

October 19, 2017 3:25 pm

Edmonton Terrorist’s Movements Highlight Threat to US Southern Border

Fears about terrorists using the US-Mexican border as a gateway for an attack may have been realized. Evidence shows that Somali Edmonton terrorist Abdulahi Hasan Sharif crossed...

September 28, 2017 4:57 pm

CAIR Chief Eulogizes Muslim Brotherhood Leader

A number of US-based Muslim leaders who vehemently reject evidence connecting them to the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood, have made a point of publicly mourning the...


It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s ‘Superman’ … at the Kotel - American actor Dean Cain, known for his role as “Superman” in the hit 1990s’...


Jewish Groups Weigh-in on Pompeo for Secretary of State - Many major American Jewish organizations are pleased by the nomination of CIA director Mike Pompeo to succeed Rex Tillerson...

Training for War in Gaza as Hamas Lurks in Tunnels and Towers - Since Hamas came to power in the Gaza Strip more than a decade ago, it has built, trained and...

Israeli Attractions: Givat Sher, the Judean Lowhills - In the town of Modi’in, which is situated between Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, lies Givat Sher (“The hill of...


European Powers Propose New Iran Sanctions to Meet Trump Ultimatum

Britain, France and Germany have proposed fresh EU sanctions on Iran over its ballistic missiles and its role in Syria's war, according to a confidential document, in a bid to persuade Washington...


Israel Ranks 11th in UN ‘World Happiness Report’ - Israel just missed out on a place in the top 10 happiest countries in the world, placing 11th in the latest world happiness index. “The World Happiness Report 2018,” compiled by the United Nations Sustainable...

Middle East

Abbas Meets With Released Prisoner Who Was Accomplice in Murder of Israeli - In the presidential office in Ramallah on March 14, Palestinian Authority leader Mahmoud Abbas met with Rajaei Haddad, a terrorist from eastern Jerusalem released from prison after serving a...