A Closer Look at Israel’s New High-Tech Barrier

By Jacob Nagel and Jonathan Schanzer, Gatestone Institute—- Israel reported significant progress last month on an underground fence around the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip. Officials say Israel is close to completing the underground component and can see the finish line with the above-ground elements (roughly 80% complete). Once fully assembled, the three-layered barrier may be the…

Palestinians: The Home Demolitions No One Talks About

by Khaled Abu Toameh, Gatestone Institute— Hamas, the Iranian-backed terrorist movement controlling the Gaza Strip, is often one of the first Palestinian groups to condemn Israel for demolishing homes of terrorists or Palestinian-owned houses built illegally in the West Bank and Jerusalem. While international human rights groups and the European Union have also been condemning…

In first-ever review, UN racism panel presses Palestinians on anti-Semitism

By JNS , Israel Hayom Staff— The United Nations’ anti-racism committee began a mandatory two-day review on Tuesday of the policies and practices of the Palestinian Authority, whose delegation responded by criticizing experts of the 18-member panel for asking about anti-Semitic incitement based on evidence provided by the international human rights group UN Watch, whose…

Palestinians: “No Place for the Zionist Entity in Palestine”

By Bassam Tawil. Gatestone Institute— A Palestinian terror group says that its engineers have developed “accurate and destructive” missiles that can reach the “occupied” cities of Tel Aviv, Netanya and Jerusalem. Abu Hamza, spokesman for the Al-Quds Brigades, the military wing of the Iranian-funded Islamic Jihad organization in the Gaza Strip, threatened that his group’s…