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Lebanese Journalist: ‘Israel Supersedes the Arabs at an Astronomical Rate’

In a Nov. 25, 2017 article marking the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, published in the London-based daily Al-Hayat, Lebanese journalist Karam Al-Hilu compared the meager accomplishments of the Arab world in the past century with those of the rest of the countries, particularly Israel.

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Intel Source: Arab States Fed Up with Abbas Opposing Trump

TEL AVIV — Arab countries have started taking action to communicate to Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas that the Palestinians can’t continue to complicate the Arab world and its relations with the U.S., an Arab intelligence official told Breitbart Jerusalem.

A picture taken on January 20, 2017 shows the exterior of the US Embassy building in the Israeli coastal city of Tel Aviv, coinciding with the inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States. Outgoing US President Barack Obama warned his successor against any 'sudden, unilateral …

U.S. Officials: Trump Mulls Declaring Jerusalem as Israel’s Capital

President Trump is preparing to formally declare Jerusalem the capital of Israel and order a review of the best way to move the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv, two officials said Thursday, actions that would reverse decades of U.S. policy and international peacemaking efforts, and could inflame the Arab world.

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PHOTOS: Highlights from Trump’s Visit to Saudi Arabia

Donald Trump’s first foreign tour as President of the United States began in Saudi Arabia. The purpose of the trip is to promote ties between the United States and the Arab world, as Trump seeks support in ramping up the war against the Islamic State.

A picture taken on January 20, 2017 shows the exterior of the US Embassy building in the Israeli coastal city of Tel Aviv, coinciding with the inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th president of the United States. Outgoing US President Barack Obama warned his successor against any 'sudden, unilateral …

Arab Foreign Ministers Discuss Blocking U.S. Embassy Move to Jerusalem

TEL AVIV – Ahead of the Arab League Summit later this month, foreign ministers of member states gathered in Cairo on Sunday and Monday to discuss how to prevent President Donald Trump from going through with his promise to move the embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, the Hebrew news site nrg reported.

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Lebanese Columnist: Arab World In Perpetual War Against Women

TEL AVIV – A Lebanese columnist slammed the Arab world for its misogyny and blatant discrimination of women, calling out a Lebanese MP for saying that women’s only role is to “give a rapist a reason to rape them.”

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Arab Media: It’s Time To Follow West, Appoint Female Heads Of State

TEL AVIV – More and more Arabic-language newspapers are publishing articles urging Arab nations to appoint women as heads of state, claiming that while the West has understood the power of female leaders, the Arab world continues to marginalize women.

Oil derricks are silhouetted against the rising sun at an oilfield in the Baku October 16, 2005. Saudi Oil Minister Ali al-Naimi said on Sunday that the rise in oil prices to a record high had been determined by market forces. REUTERS/DAVID MDZINARISHVILI

Arab Press: Time For Gulf To Prepare For Post-Oil Era

TEL AVIV – For far too long, Gulf countries have relied solely on petrodollars and now they must find other sources of income in a post-oil world in order to save themselves from economic ruin.

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UN Women’s Commission Blames Israel For Arab Domestic Violence

Arutz Sheva reports: The Israeli mission to the United Nations, led by Danny Danon, has offered strong criticism for what it calls another example of the international body’s hypocrisy against the world’s only Jewish state. Thursday’s issues revolve around the Commission on

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Report: Tunisia Seeks to Replace U.S. Dollar with Ruble

JAFFA Israel – Russia is about to augment its economic and commercial ties to the Arab world, Russia Today’s Arabic-language channel reported. According to the network’s website, the Tunisian ambassador to Moscow told a local news agency that his country would

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Kuwaiti Columnist: Ban Religious Studies in Arab State Schools

TEL AVIV – A Kuwaiti university lecturer recently called for Arab state schools to abolish religious studies, claiming the majority of the Arab world’s problems stem from official school curriculum. Dr. Ibtihal Al-Khatib, a liberal and secular activist, penned her

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WATCH: Michigan Woman – ‘Stabbing Jews is Permitted, They’re Animals’

TEL AVIV – A Michigan woman posted a video on YouTube defending Palestinian stabbing attacks against Jews and compared Jews to animals. In the Arabic-language video (watch it here) translated by MEMRI and titled “Is stabbing Jews haram [forbidden]?”, pro-Palestinian activist Lina Allan blasts Muslims who say that stabbing is “haram,” or forbidden under Islamic law, and tells such Muslims to “go back to watching Turkish soap operas.”