Deborah Danan

Deborah Danan

Deborah is a freelance journalist based out of Jaffa, Israel. After moving to Israel from London in 2002, she received her undergraduate at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and a master’s from Bar Ilan University. She was the founding editor of The Jerusalem Post’s Premium Zone and editor of its Oped page. Her work as an investigative journalist has taken her across the Mideast, from Ramallah to Jerusalem to Cairo to Amman.

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This US Navy handout photo shows an F/A-18E Super Hornet attached to the "Tomcatters" of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 31 as it launches from the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) to conduct flight operations in support of Operation Inherent Resolve June 6, 2017 in the Mediterranean Sea. George H.W. Bush is conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national security interests. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Christopher Gaines/Released) Christopher GAINES / Navy Office of Information / AFP

Israel Prepares for Possible U.S. Airstrikes on Syria

TEL AVIV – Israel held top-level security meetings Wednesday to prepare itself for an assault from Iran or Syria in the case that the U.S. conducts airstrikes on the wartorn country in retaliation for the Assad regime’s chemical attack. 

Haneen Zoabi

Israeli-Arab MK Supports Gaza Riots: Millions Should March on Jerusalem

TEL AVIV – Arab Knesset member Haneen Zoabi (Joint List) said that Israel is “looking for an excuse to kill the Palestinians” and called on Palestinians to “march on Jerusalem” in support of the violent Gaza protests. She made her comments at a press briefing at the United Nations headquarters in New York. 

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Fatah: Our Female Terrorists Prove Gender Equality

TEL AVIV – Having female terrorist leaders is proof of gender equality in Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’ Fatah party, the PA’s official newspaper quoted its secretary-general as saying earlier this month in honor of International Women’s Day.

A Palestinian woman reacts from the fire shooting by Israeli troops during a demonstration near the Gaza Strip border with Israel, in eastern Gaza City, Friday, March 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)

Kuwaiti Government Newspaper Article Slams Hamas For ‘Violent’, ‘Thuggish’ Protest

TEL AVIV – A Kuwaiti government daily published an article slamming the “March of the Return” in Gaza as a “provocative” protest designed to trigger violence by “terrorist” group Hamas, which uses women and children as human shields. The article also praised President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and move the U.S. embassy as being “courageous and correct.”

Palestinians Setting Up Tent City to Stage Gaza Border Chaos

TEL AVIV – Thousands of Palestinians will gather at the border with Gaza on Friday and set-up a “tent city” for a six-week-long protest “to demand the right of return to the homes and villages that they were expelled from in 1948,” Ahmad Abu Ratima, an organizer of the protest, told The Jerusalem Post on Wednesday.