Tag archive for ‘Western Asia’
Michael Ordman On Sunday, October 25th, 2015

Good News From Israel: Economy & Business

  Growing nicely.  (TY Michelle) Moody’s Investors Service reported that Israel’s resilient growth model, effective governance and steadily improving debt metrics underpin its A1 government More...

News Brief On Saturday, October 24th, 2015

Report: Netanyahu agreed to freeze building in settlements

    Saeb Erekat, the secretary general of the PLO Executive Committee, said Saturday that US Secretary of State John Kerry had told Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas that Prime Minister Netanyahu More...

Jewish Business News On Saturday, October 24th, 2015

Erekat threatens to disband the Palestinian Authority: “Very soon, you’re going to hear some decisions”

Erekat threatens to disband the Palestinian Authority: “Very soon, you’re going to hear some decisions” Says he doesn’t “condone the killing of people” but he “fully supports” his people Accuses  More...

Alan Elsner On Wednesday, October 21st, 2015

Israeli-Palestinian Violence Is a Failure of Political Leadership on Both Sides

US Secretary of State John Kerry meets tomorrow with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and later this week with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Jordan’s King Hussein, aiming to find ways More...

BLOG On Saturday, October 3rd, 2015

Alan Elsner: Failures of leadership

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas have both spoken many times before at the annual gathering of the United Nations General Assembly – but the gulf between them More...

Professor Nouriel Roubini On Thursday, October 1st, 2015

‘Dr. Doom’ Nouriel Roubini: The Middle East Meltdown and Global Risk

Among today’s geopolitical risks, none is greater than the long arc of instability stretching from the Maghreb to the Afghanistan-Pakistan border. With the Arab Spring an increasingly distant memory, the More...

Jewish Business News On Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

Israel holds the solution to world water crisis

  “I’m a man on a mission, ” says Seth Siegel,  author of the newly released Let There be Water: Israel’s Solution for a Water-Starved World (Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin’s Press). “My goal More...

Uri Avnery On Friday, September 11th, 2015

Uri Avnery: The Real Menace

I AM AFRAID. I am not ashamed to admit it. I am afraid. I am afraid of the Islamic State movement, alias ISIS, alias Daesh. It is the only real danger that threatens Israel, that threatens the world,  More...

Jewish Business News On Monday, September 7th, 2015

IsraAID sending team to help refugees in Europe

Streams of desperate refugees flooding Europe from the Middle East, Asia and Africa will soon get a helping hand from IsraAID , a non-profit, non-governmental organization founded in Israel in 2001 to More...

Uri Avnery On Friday, September 4th, 2015

Uri Avnery: The Face of a Boy

THE MISDEEDS of Napoleon’s occupation army in Spain were not photographed. Photography had not yet been invented. The valiant fighters against the occupation had to rely on Francisco Goya for the immortal More...

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