Once again, the Guardian has erased a chapter within the well-documented ethnic cleansing of over 800,000 Jews from Arab countries in the mid 20th century. The latest example involves the history of Jews in Iraq, in the context of a short review by their film critic Peter Bradshaw of Fiona Murphy’s documentary ‘Remembering Baghdad’.
On Dec. 28th we posted about an extraordinarily misleading article published in the Daily Express. The British tabloid actually put Israel atop a list purporting to “reveal” the “worst places to be Christian […]
It sometimes seems as if the UK media truly can’t help themselves. Not only do news sites fail to acknowledge the undeniable truth that Israel is the only state in the Middle […]
Though with most anti-Zionist conspiracy theories it’s typically at least clear what crazy accusation is being leveled, the agitprop in the letter by Messrs. Mahdi and Ramadani is so vague as to be nearly unintelligible. How does it even conceivably serve Israeli interests when Muslim Britons become jihadists and kill Arabs and Muslims in Syria and Iraq?
The expulsion of Iraq’s Jews occurred due to the rise of Arab nationalism and annihilationist antisemitism in the 40s, 50s and 60s. To suggest, as Snow did, that Jewish life in the country ended as the result of the US-led invasion is completely anti-historical.
The Telegraph’s 2014 World News Review of the biggest stories in politics and culture included international news stories such as the disappearance of flight MH370, the crisis in Ukraine, the bloody march of ISIS […]
By CiFWatch Editorial Team. In a deeply ironic article The Guardian’s George Monbiot asks why, in light of NATO’s current air war against Islamic State, the west doesn’t “bomb the Muslim world – […]
When we last visited the Independent’s ‘award-winning‘ Middle East correspondent Robert Fisk, he was warning about the (previously unknown) dangers posed to UK society by “radicalized” British Zionists, and his most recent […]
Based on a recent poll, 7 percent of residents in the UK support the barbaric jihadists of the Islamic State (ISIS), which, though incredibly disturbing in its own right, represents a far […]
Here are the first few paragraphs of Adam Levick’s latest article in the Jewish Chronicle: “You have to keep an eye on who you are following on Twitter and where the picture […]
A few hours ago we published our reply to a June 11th Guardian article which whitewashed the ethnic cleansing of over 800,000 Jews from Arab countries between 1947 and 1972 – consistent […]
“Have you noticed how Arab nationalism can never be held solely responsible for the ethnic cleansing of the Middle East’s minorities”?, asks Point of No Return, a blog about Jewish refugees from […]
Robert Fisk’s latest exploration into the Israeli heart of darkness for The Independent (An obsessive’s documenting of Israeli war crimes in Lebanon can show us how the West lost respect for international […]
An Oct. 17 essay at ‘Comment is Free’ titled ‘In the Middle East, the prize of peace is now there for the taking‘ not only assigns partial blame for the wars in the Middle […]
The likelihood that the Guardian would eventually publish an editorial opposing U.S. led military action in Syria in response to the regime’s use of chemical weapons to murder of hundreds of civilians, […]
This is a cross post by Marcus Brutus at Harry’s Place Reactions to massacres reveal almost as much as much about the human dark side as mass slaughter itself. The days of […]
The following was written by Bataween, and originally published on April 7 at ‘Point of No Return‘ – a blog about Middle East’s forgotten Jewish refugees. On the eve of Yom HaShoah, Israel’s […]
Earlier, we posted about Glenn Greenwald’s April 3 ‘Comment is Free’ piece titled ‘ Sam Harris, the New Atheists and anti-Muslim animus, in which he attacked noted atheist Sam Harris for promoting what […]
This just in from London: Long wrote: Guardian readers responded with vigor to Ambassador John Bolton’s column yesterday, which defended the invasion of Iraq in 2003. Nearly everyone who took the time to comment disagreed with […]
Cross posted by Raheem Kassam atThe Commentator The title of this piece is a summary of events that no doubt sensationally portrays what has happened between the Guardian, Tarek Mehanna and Ross Caputi. But this scenario […]