Category Israel

It’s Syria We Should Be Worried About, Not Iran.

Forget Iraq when talking about Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD), forget Libya too when talking about sophisticated weaponry, and even forget Iran’s rhetoric of bombing Israel with a nuclear bomb when talking about the threat to peace in the Middle East. It is in-fact Syria that poses the threat by having the fourth largest stockpile of […]

Hints of Revolution in Palestine?

This week on Tuesday a third protest against the Palestinian Authority (PA) occurred in the West Bank city of Ramallah, after two earlier protests over the weekend. Unusual to have occurred for a third time in a week, previous running demonstrations this year in Palestine have been in support of the Palestinian prisoners on hunger […]

Israel: Tempting Unrest & Forgetting its Roots

An increasing social issue in Israel this year has been the influx of African asylum seekers into the country in recent years (see the race riot in Tel Aviv in 24 May 2012). It is estimated that there are around 60,000 African asylum seekers in Israel with majority of these, numbering around 40,000, being from the North […]