August 28, 2015

Middle East headlines: Islamic State has seized new territory in Northern Syria and more

Igal HechtIsrael Correspondent
 

According to a recent poll conducted by a Palestinian Research Institute a majority of Palestinians living in Jerusalem would welcome Israeli citizenship;

The Islamic State has seized new territory in Northern Syria. In response, the Turkish Foreign Minister has said that they and the U.S. will soon launch air operations to flush IS fighters from the border region;

Despite the Palestinian Authority finding itself in a debilitating financial crisis, PA President Mahmoud Abbas is leading the construction of a luxurious presidential palace near Ramallah at a cost of $13M;

Fox Searchlight has greenlit a movie produced by Gideon Raff about secret operations which brought thousands of Ethiopian Jews to Israel in the 1980's.

 

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commented 2015-08-29 16:39:37 -0400
“We are backing the wrong team – and I believe it is intentional.” Obama’s grand plan……
commented 2015-08-29 13:08:32 -0400
And we refuse to back Assad – the man who protected the Christians in his country – provided medical, dental, electricity, and education to all in his country including the girls.

Wen the rebels win – and eventually they will – the slaughter will be of biblical proportions

We are backing the wrong team – and I believe it is intentional.
commented 2015-08-29 12:27:23 -0400
As the politcaly correct politisions of Europe and North America ring thier hands at the influx of refugies. They have no idea how to stem this invasion. They bend to the will of the socialist song " we have to take care of the children".
Here is what has to be done. Draft all refugies from 17 years old to 45 years , men and weman alike. Send them to boot camp bring them back to health, train them in the art of warfare and send them back to defeat ISIS. Starting first in Libya and the Sub Sahra. After dealing with ISIS in Libya send them to Iraq let them defeat ISIS there. After Iraq send them to Nigira to fight boko haram ISIS there. Then disarm them and send them home to build a nation.
commented 2015-08-28 22:27:15 -0400
Nuke the whole ME into a glass solar panel.

Just saying…
commented 2015-08-28 18:16:49 -0400
Of course Palestinians living in Israel would prefer to be Israeli citizens. Especially the gay ones.

Bombing won’t stop ISIS. Only a strong republican in the WH who puts boots on the ground and challenges Iran can stop ISIS.
commented 2015-08-28 16:09:06 -0400
I cannot see Obama bombing his Islamic State friends.
commented 2015-08-28 14:58:20 -0400
Thank you once again for a fine report form Israel It was interesting to learn that most Arabs living in the west bank would rather be Israelis than Arab Palestinians living under Hamas or the Palestinian authority .