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Generalizing about all Arabs is as bad as antisemitic generalizations - opinion

The Jerusalem Post 20 May 2022
But, just as we are revolted by generalizations made abroad about Jews, so should we deplore the generalizations heard in Israel about Arab Israeli citizens ... The bank founded by Herzl for the Zionist movement, Bank Leumi, is headed by an Arab Israeli citizen who hails from Tayibe.

Sisi and the farce of counter-terrorism in Egypt

The New Arab 20 May 2022
Of course, the reasons for mass unrest in the Sinai go back decades, with, despite Nasser’s always dubious ‘pan-Arabism’, Egyptian discrimination against Arab Bedouins in the Sinai has seen them reduced to non-citizens, unable to gain employment or any benefits from the state.

How many Israelis believe that Arabs and Jews can live together?

The Jerusalem Post 19 May 2022
In addition, 20% of Jews testified that they fear a random encounter on the street with an Arab, 22% feel uncomfortable receiving medical treatment from an Arab citizen, 42% would not purchase a car from an Arab, and an absolute majority of 65% rule out selling land or an apartment to an Arab citizen for a variety of reasons.

Gold-medalist kickboxer waves Israeli flag at World Cup in Turkey

Cleveland Jewish News 19 May 2022
Arab-Israeli kickboxer Loay Sakas won the gold medal at the seventh International Turkish Open Kickboxing World Cup in Istanbul, held from May 12-15 ... “I’m first and foremost an Israeli citizen,” said Sakas ... “I expect every Israeli citizen to wave the Israeli flag ... I wave the flag because I am an Israeli citizen.”.

Israeli Investigation Into Killing of Palestinian-American Journalist Ends Before It Begins

The Intercept 19 May 2022
Ghaida Rinawie Zoabi, a Palestinian citizen of Israel who represents the Meretz party, wrote in a letter explaining her decision, that her hope that Arabs and Jews could work together to bring about “a new path of equality and respect,” had been dashed by a series of ...

Israeli President Hosts First Convention of Israeli Climate Forum

The Algemeiner 18 May 2022
Israeli President Isaac Herzog stands to speak during Israel’s National Day ceremony at Expo 2020 Dubai, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 31, 2022. REUTERS/Christopher Pike ... 0. UAE Postpones Execution of Israeli Citizen. i24 News – The execution of the Israeli citizen Fida Kiwan was suspended by a United Arab Emirates court on... .

UAE Postpones Execution of Israeli Citizen

The Algemeiner 18 May 2022
A helicopter flies over the downtown skyline, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, as seen from the Cleveland Clinic hospital, in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, April 20, 2020 ... i24 News – The execution of the Israeli citizen Fida Kiwan was suspended by a United Arab Emirates court on Tuesday, Israel’s Ynetnews reported.

UAE suspends death sentence against Arab-Israeli citizen

Middle East Monitor 18 May 2022
The United Arab Emirates Court of Appeals in Abu Dhabi yesterday postponed the death sentence issued against Arab-Israeli citizen Fidaa Kiwan ...

UAE parliament confirms trust in Mohamed bin Zayed as President

Gulf News 18 May 2022
“The FNC reaffirms full trust in our President and protection of the Union His Highness Sheikh Mohamed, who is known for his love for the country and citizens and is keen to ensure a bright future for the nation as well as his support for the peace and stability of Arab ...

My Take On The News

Yated Ne'eman 18 May 2022
... the security of the citizens of Israel ... As the Minister of Defense, I declare that an Israeli government that is dependent on the votes of the Joint Arab List would create a tangible and immediate danger to the lives of Israeli citizens and the lives of soldiers in the IDF.

Journalists Accused Israel of Targeting Them 2 Weeks Before Killing of Abu Akleh

GlobalResearch 18 May 2022
... land); 2.) recognizing the fundamental rights of Arab Palestinian citizens in Israel to full equality; and 3.) respecting, promoting and protecting the rights of Palestinian refugees to return to their land as mandated by United Nations General Assembly Resolution 194.

Egypt dealt with consecutive int'l crises successfully, Union of Arab Banks head

Egypt Today 17 May 2022
He added during meeting with the Head of the Board of Directors of the Union of Arab Banks (UAB) Sheikh Mohamed El Jarrah El Sabbah that the political conflict has doubled the pressures on the Egyptian budget ... basic commodities to its citizens amid the most difficult conditions.

Hundreds of Indictments Filed After Last Year’s Riots

Hamodia 17 May 2022
However, the Mossawa Center, an NGO that works to protect Arab rights, claimed that figures reflect “selective enforcement” by police and prosecutors, and that those who attacked Arab citizens have not been brought to justice.

Harvard Crimson Editorial on BDS Repeats Baseless Lies and Accusations

The Algemeiner 17 May 2022
For decades, the PLO, the Soviet Union, the Arab League, and the United Nations condemned Israel for all sorts of ... The fact that opinion surveys show that Arab citizens of Israel would prefer to remain citizens of Israel even if a state of Palestine is established, speaks volumes.

Israel's West Bank occupation could get worse with drone use

The New Arab 17 May 2022
Israel could deploy military helicopters and drones to the occupied West Bank, in a major escalation of operations in the Palestinian territories ... Come on, US. Do something," tweeted James Zogby, the founder of the Arab-American Institute. AFP has recorded that 31 Palestinians and three Palestinian citizens of Israel have been killed since 22 March.

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