Archive for January 5, 2013

This is hilarious: US complains about Iranian activities in Yemen

US sources report to the mouthpiece of Prince Salman, Ash-Sharq Al-Awsat, that there is an increase in Iranian activities in Yemen.  As is known, the US does not operate in Yemen.

Posted on January 5, 2013 by As'ad

Foreign fighters in Yarmuk

“Foreign nationals fighting in Syria are using a Palestinian refugee camp in Damascus as a base to fight the Syrian government, a Palestinian official said Saturday.  “We’re calling committees in the camp and people there told us that foreigners a…

Posted on January 5, 2013 by As'ad

Abe Foxman, the well-known expert on Arabic language and culture comments on Aljazeera

“”Al-Jazeera has a troubling record and history that is very disturbing, particularly in its Arabic language broadcasts,” said Abe Foxman, head of the Anti-Defamation League, said in a statement from the organization on Friday.”It has exploited and…

Posted on January 5, 2013 by As'ad

So according to Syrian rebels, Al-Qa`idah is a humanitarian organization

“Rebel fighters insisted Mohamed al-Zawahiri was engaged on a humanitarian mission and had not been involved in violent acts. They also claimed that he had, in fact, proposed a local truce to enable aid to get through.”  Let me guess: the Obama …

Posted on January 5, 2013 by As'ad

Stating a fact is considered a mistake in the West

“A publisher has apologised for its “serious editorial error” after labelling Israel as “Occupied Palestine” in a textbook.The map was included in Skills in English Writing: Level 1 as part of an exercise for a “Jordanian student at Greenhill College…

Posted on January 5, 2013 by As'ad

Nobody who knows Arabic would ever describe Aljazeera as a free network: and the article missed to state the obvious: that the network does NOT report on Qatar at all

“” “Al-Jazeera is generally a free network, but it works within the political constraints as understood in Qatar,” said Michael Stephens, a researcher at the Royal United Services Institute Qatar think tank.”"

Posted on January 5, 2013 by As'ad

How could any paper in any language really report this without a comment?

“Saudi Arabia on Saturday warned Iraq against sectarian…”

Posted on January 5, 2013 by As'ad

Accuracy of UN report on Syria

“”Rahman said, however, that he intends to present evidence to the United Nations that some of the death reports its study used included faked names and people who died from causes unrelated to the war.”" (thanks Amir)

Posted on January 5, 2013 by As'ad

Syrian opposition on the Golan

From Ahmet of Tunisia:  “Asad, from the guy who stared down a posthumous Asef Shawkat: ““The agreed line by the opposition is that the status quo in the Golan Heights will be maintained until conditions permit for organizing peace talks,” s…

Posted on January 5, 2013 by As'ad

Zionist lies and fabrications

“Likud Knesset Member candidate Moshe Feiglin, indicted for trying to prostate himself in prayer on the Temple Mount, wants to pay each Palestinian Authority Arab $500,000 to leave Israel. Reports, generally not disseminated by mainstream media, hav…

Posted on January 5, 2013 by As'ad

Brookings Doha Activism: in the service of the Emir

From Ahmet of Tunisia:”Asad, you gotta appreciate this “think-tank activism”; and the “us” trampling on intellectual detachment: “”It is little unfair of the international community and particular the French to bestow this title [of sole legitimate…

Posted on January 5, 2013 by As'ad

The real Muhammad Morsi: referring to Jews as "descendants of apes and pigs" (at the end of the tape)

(thanks Sultan)

Posted on January 5, 2013 by As'ad