Loss of hundreds of Palestinians’ jobs blamed on boycott Israel movement

Special to WorldTribune.com Hundreds of Palestinians have found the boycott Israel movement is hurting them more than Israel. The Israeli soft drinks company SodaStream laid off the last of its Palestinian workers on Feb. 29. The company, under pressure from the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, closed its plant in a Jewish West Bank […]

Iran offers cash to families of terrorists who carry out attacks in Israel

Special to WorldTribune.com The world must condemn Iran’s practice of paying the families of terrorists who attack Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Feb. 25. “Yesterday Iran announced that it will finance the families of the terrorists and murderers,” Netanyahu said before meeting with visiting Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov. “This is something that […]

Palestinians praise killers of Israeli policewoman as ‘role models’

Special to WorldTribune.com Three Palestinian terrorists who murdered an Israeli policewoman are being hailed as “role models” by the Palestinian Authority’s Fatah movement. A photo of the three murderers, Ahmed Abu Al-Rub, Ahmad Zakarneh, and Mohammed Kmeil, published by Fatah on its official Facebook page was captioned: “They were three men who competed with each other […]

China’s Xi calls for Palestinian state, announces aid for region

Special to WorldTribune.com Chinese President Xi Jinping said Beijing supports the creation of a Palestinian state. Xi made the pledge of support on Jan. 21 during a visit to Cairo, according to Egypt’s Al-Ahram newspaper. The Chinese president said he supported creation of a Palestinian State with eastern Jerusalem as its capital, based on the […]

Report: Swiss made secret deal with PLO to avoid terror

Special to WorldTribune.com The Swiss government negotiated a secret deal with Yasser Arafat’s Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) to avoid terror attacks in Switzerland, according to a report. The arrangement was made following the hijacking by Palestinian groups of two Swissair flights in 1970, according to the Swiss newspaper Neue Zurcher Zeitung (NZZ). Full details of the deal […]

Palestinian official: Hitler had his good points

Special to WorldTribune.com Adolf Hitler “was not morally corrupt,” but “daring” for the extermination of six million Jews, a Palestinian Authority official said. Fatah leader and Central Committee member Tawfiq Tirawi made the comments on the “Ma’an” television program on Jan. 16, Palestinian Media Watch (PMW) reported. The PMW report said the TV program’s host immediately cut Tirawi […]

Palestinian Authority troops in armored vehicles raid West Bank refugee camp

Special to WorldTribune.com RAMALLAH — The Palestinian Authority has conducted its largest operation against an insurgency stronghold in the northern West Bank. The PA deployed a force of more than 600 soldiers to raid the Palestinian refugee camp in Jenin. Officials said the special operations force, backed by armored vehicles, clashed with fighters from the […]

Israel-Arab peace, in the Middle East context, actually exists

Special to WorldTribune.com By Alexander Maistrovoy Those who talk about peace between the Arabs and Israel don’t know the half of it. In fact, this peace exists – moreover, in recent years it has become significantly stronger. Obviously, this is not the peace in the style of post-modern culture – peace with open borders, visa-free […]