Month: April 2015

France Begins to Provide Weapons to Lebanon
News

France Begins to Provide Weapons to Lebanon

The first French weapons from a $3 billion Saudi-funded program will arrive in Lebanon on Monday as allies seek to bolster the country’s defenses against the Islamic State (ISIS) group and other jihadists pressing along its Syrian border, AFP reported Sunday.   Anti-tank guided missiles are set to arrive at […]

Sisi Meets CIA Director in Cairo
News

Sisi Meets CIA Director in Cairo

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi met on Sunday with CIA director John Brennan in Cairo, the Egyptian presidency said, according to the website of the Al-Ahram newspaper.   A presidency statement said Al-Sisi discussed issues of common interest with Brennan, including the latest developments in the Middle East and the […]

PA: Only 1-2 Million Jews Died During the Holocaust
News

PA: Only 1-2 Million Jews Died During the Holocaust

The Palestinian Authority (PA) celebrated Israel’s Holocaust Remembrance Day by denying its scope, Palestinian Media Watch revealed Sunday – claiming that instead of six million Jews killed by the Nazis, there were only 1-2 million.    “Estimates regarding the number of Holocaust victims differ,” an Op/Ed penned by columnist Omar […]

James Baker: Iran Cannot Be Trusted
News

James Baker: Iran Cannot Be Trusted

James Baker, who served as the American Secretary of State under President George H.W. Bush, said Friday that there should be no final agreement with Iran if it continues to insist that all the sanctions against it be removed once a final deal is reached.   In an editorial in […]

ISIS Issuing Photo ID Cards in Syria’s Raqa
News

ISIS Issuing Photo ID Cards in Syria’s Raqa

The Islamic State (ISIS) group is now issuing photo identity cards in Syria’s Raqa province, but only to males, along with a range of administrative documents, a monitor and activists told AFP on Friday.   The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said ISIS had begun issuing “identity cards to those […]

Why Does the Muslim World Deny the Holocaust?
News

Why Does the Muslim World Deny the Holocaust?

A conference on Holocaust denial in the Muslim world was held at Bar-Ilan University this week ahead of Holocaust Remembrance Day on Thursday, featuring numerous academics, several journalists, and Itamar Marcus of Palestinian Media Watch.   At the event Arutz Sheva got a chance to speak with Dr. Mordechai Kedar […]