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January 24, 2015

The UN hearings on anti-Semitism will certainly enflame anti-Semitism—affording Israel the opportunity for propaganda exploitation, and Jew-haters to exploit the backlash.

This is why UN hearings on anti-Semitism are a very, very bad idea. The General Assembly "informal" conference opened Jan.

January 21, 2014

The murky case of a 1994 bombing of a Buenos Aires Jewish center suddenly got murkier thanks to statements by a former Israeli ambassador.

The 20-year-old investigation into the July 1994 bombing of the Argentine Jewish Mutual Association (AMIA) building in Buenos Aires took a new turn on Jan.

June 6, 2013

Samantha Power's appointment as UN ambassador may signal a determination on the part of the Obama administration that intervention in Syria is inevitable.

The usual frustrating mess.

October 12, 2012

Israel is explicitly using its own Mizrahi citizens as bargaining chips against the claims of stateless Palestinian refugees in its new "Justice for Jewish Refugees" campaign.

Seemingly in response to Mahmoud Abbas's initiative to revive a statehood bid for Palestine at the UN, Israel has launched an initiative to demand restitution for Jewish refugees from Arab countries.

January 21, 2012

The Zionist propaganda machine is having a field day with the latest call from the Mufti of Jerusalem to "fight the Jews"—as Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman continues to call for "transfer."

The Zionist propaganda machine (e.g. Palestinian Media Watch

December 4, 2011

US ambassador to Belgium Howard Gutman calls out Israeli inflammation of European anti-Semitism—but in terms that smack of denial about the extent and depth of the problem.

A Dec. 3 report on YNet is aghast at the heretical comments by the US ambassador to Belgium, Howard Gutman—without actually bothering to quote them. We are treated only to a paraphrase:

October 17, 2011

Reuters reports that Saudi officials advised Argentina about an Iran-backed plot to kill the Saudi ambassador in Washington. Meanwhile, US and/or Israeli agents have carried out three assassinations of Iranian nuclear scientists this year.

A new allegation has emerged in the supposed plot by agents of Iran's elite Quds Force to assassinate the Saudi ambassador in Washington, which resulted in federal indictments being unsealed in M

October 13, 2011

Did the Quds Force, international arm of Iran's Revolutionary Guards, contract with Mexico's blood-drenched Zetas to assassinate the Saudi ambassador in Washington? Or is the whole plot a creation of undercover DEA agents?

The US Justice Department on Oct. 11 announced charges aganst two men allegedly working for "factions of the Iranian government" with plotting to assassinate the Saudi ambassador in Washington, Adel al-Jubeir.

September 26, 2011

The right-wing blogosphere is having a field day with claims that Palestinian ambassador Maen Rashid Areikat called for a "Jew-free Palestinian state." But Areikat responds that it's "a total fabrication" and a "total set-up" by conservo-bloggers.

The right-wing blogosphere is having a field day with this one. The Daily Call started it all with a Sept.

September 23, 2011

Ten Muslim students at UC Irvine face six months in prison for violating the free speech rights of the Israeli ambassador at a campus presentation. But isn't this sentence a violation of their free speech rights?

This one is practically too ironic for words—an assault on free speech in the name of..."free speech." Here are the facts, from JTA, Sept. 23:

August 9, 2011

Israeli officials responded harshly and immediately when Honduran president Pepe Lobo announced that his country plans to support statehood for Palestine during the UN General Assembly meeting in September.

On Aug. 2 Honduran president Porfirio ("Pepe") Lobo Sosa announced that Honduras plans to support an effort by the Palestinian Authority to win recognition for Palestine as a state during the United Nations General Assembly meeting in September. Israeli officials reacted immediately. On Aug.

June 21, 2011

Arab-Colombian pop diva Shakira, who courageously protested Israel's Lebanon aggression in 2006, now served as a "goodwill ambassador" at the Israeli President's Conference—in defiance of an appeal by sanctions advocates. 

Shakira, the Colombian pop diva (of Lebanese descent), spoke courageously against Israel's 2006 aggression in the land of her forebears, calling on "the leaders of the US and of the world's great powers to stop this war, since we all know they could stop it.

May 18, 2011

WikiLeaks cables reveal embarrassing details of an Israeli military contractor's secret operations in Latin America—sparking a government "hate campaign" against journalists who reported the shenanigans in Panama.