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Trump Scores 6th Straight Primary Win With Triumph Over Haley In Michigan

zerohedge.com Trump Scores 6th Straight Primary Win With Triumph Over Haley In Michigan By Nathan Worcester of Epoch Times Former President Donald J. Trump has soundly defeated former…

Michigan's "uncommitted" vote sounds alarm for Biden

axios.com In a warning for November, tens of thousands of Michigan Democratic primary voters cast ballots for "uncommitted" instead of President Biden. Why it matters: The war in Gaza…

Watch: Surreal Images As Humanitarian Air Drop Over Gaza Goes Wrong

zerohedge.com Watch: Surreal Images As Humanitarian Air Drop Over Gaza Goes Wrong Jordan and France have been airdropping food into the Gaza Strip at a moment international organizations…

Deadline’s Doc Talk Podcast Puts Pedal To The Metal With ‘Speed Sisters’ Director Amber Fares, Filmmaker Telling Unexpected Stories From Palestine & Israel

deadline.com When director Amber Fares came out with her documentary Speed Sisters, about the Middle East’s first all-women race car driving team, the New York Times praised it as…

Ahmed Saad Stars in the First Episode of ‘Jalsat Billboard Arabia’: Watch

billboard.com After much anticipation and careful preparation, the “Jalsat Billboard Arabia” series has finally kicked off, featuring none other than star Ahmed Saad. In the premiere…

What we'll learn from Michigan's primary results

msnbc.com We know who will win Michigan Tuesday night, but not how they’ll do it, and that will be the interesting part. While both former President Donald Trump and President Joe…

WATCH LIVE: White House holds briefing as activists urge Gaza protest vote in Michigan primary

pbs.org White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre will hold a news briefing on Tuesday as Michigan’s Democratic primary gets underway, with some activists urging voters to cast…

Bibi pushes back against Biden: Most Americans still support Israel

axios.com Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday pushed back against President Biden's recent warning that Israel will lose support worldwide if its "incredibly…

The Michigan primary protest vote against Biden’s support for Israel

semafor.com Semafor Signals Supported by Insights from Reuters, The Nation, and NPR The News Voters in Michigan opposed to Washington’s stance on the Israel-Hamas war are planning to…

Yellen presses Netanyahu to take steps to prevent collapse of West Bank economy

axios.com Secretary of Treasury Janet Yellen said on Tuesday she urged Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in a letter to take steps to bolster the Palestinian economy and…

Why these Michigan voters are choosing ‘uncommitted’ in the primary

pbs.org Michigan voters have the option to vote for the Republican or Democratic presidential candidate of their choice until polls close Feb. 27. But a new campaign called “Listen…

India-Middle East corridor in doubt due to Israel-Hamas war – DW

dw.com The US and EU-backed India-Middle East-Europe Corridor was billed as a potential rival to China's Belt & Road Initiative. But it's future looks bleak due to the war in the…

As Biden and Trump march toward nominations, Michigan primary could reveal weaknesses

pbs.org While Joe Biden and Donald Trump are marching toward their respective presidential nominations, Michigan’s primary on Tuesday could reveal significant political perils for…

Why the Palestinian Authority’s government dissolved

vox.com Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh stands next to a portrait of the Palestinian Authority’s President Mahmoud Abbas on February 26, 2024, amid the ongoing war in…

Ukrainian President Zelenskyy lands in Saudi Arabia to push for peace and a POW exchange with Russia

apnews.com DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Ukrainian President Volodomyr Zelenskyy arrived in Saudi Arabia on Tuesday with plans to visit the kingdom's powerful crown prince to push…

Arab, Jewish & Muslim Film And TV Workers Have Suffered Mental Health Declines Since Israel-Gaza Crisis Began

deadline.com Almost every person of Arab, Muslim and Jewish heritage working in TV and film has experienced a deterioration in their mental health following Hamas’ October 7 attack and…

Israel-Hamas war: What next for India-Middle East corridor – DW

dw.com The US and EU-backed India-Middle East-Europe Corridor was announced last year as a potential rival to China's Belt & Road Initiative. But the war in the Middle East has…

Biden has been bad for Palestinians. Trump would be worse

vox.com A sign outside an Israeli settlement in the Golan Heights named “Trump Heights,” photographed in 2019. | Amir Levy/Getty Images On Israel, the two are not the same. During…

Jon Stewart Offers Serious Solution to Israel-Palestine Conflict: ‘Anything Is Better Than the Clusterf*uck We Have Now’

mediaite.com Jon Stewart was hoping to avoid controversy during his third episode back at The Daily Show, but instead, as the prompter rolled, he found himself covering the…

Will new PM improve Palestinian Authority's standing?

theweek.com The Palestinian Authority has signalled it is ready to change with the resignation of its prime minister and government, as it looks to build support for an expanded…

Can Biden contain the fallout from his Gaza policy in Michigan?

vox.com US Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) speaks alongside Shawn Fain, president of the United Automobile Workers, at a press conference calling for a ceasefire in the Middle East,…

U.K.’s Film and TV Charity Hosts Community Roundtables Following Israel-Hamas War

variety.com The U.K.’s Film and TV Charity has been liaising with Muslim, Arab and Jewish screen industry workers following the Oct. 7 attacks in Israel and the subsequent war against…

“Iran’s Syria Strategy Is Coming Unravelled”

nakedcapitalism.com Yves here. This post is a reader critical thinking exercise, as well as a request for readers who are knowledgeable about the ongoing conflict in Syria, as in the US effort…

Biden Warns Israel ‘They’re Gonna Lose Support From Around the World’ if They Continue Down ‘Incredibly Conservative’ Path

mediaite.com President Joe Biden warned Israel it would “lose support from around the world” if it opted to continue down its “incredibly conservative” path, Monday. Speaking to Late…

Axios Explains: Arab Americans' Michigan primary protest rooted in feelings of invisibility

axios.com Arab Americans threatening to withhold support for President Biden in Michigan's primary Tuesday are upset with his handling of the war in Gaza — but for many, their…

Jon Stewart Takes on ‘Something Light’: Israel and Gaza

nytimes.com “Look, the United States is Israel’s closest ally. Israel’s big brother in the fraternity of nations. Israel’s work emergency contact. Maybe it’s time for the U.S. to give…

Jon Stewart says he has a solution to the Gaza conflict

businessinsider.com Jon Stewart, The Intercept's Murtaza Hussain and Yair Rosenberg of The Atlantic. The Daily Show. On Monday night, Jon Stewart presented a solution to the Gaza conflict. The…

Jon Stewart Offers a Serious Israel-Palestine Peace Plan, Gives It a Very Awkward Name: METO (Me Too)

thewrap.com On Monday’s episode of “The Daily Show,” Jon Stewart offered up a serious and quite thoughtful proposal for a potential peace between Israel and Palestine. But Stewart also…

Jon Stewart Gives His Solution for Israel-Hamas Peace on ‘Daily Show’

hollywoodreporter.com Jon Stewart opened his third return episode of The Daily Show by noting his first two episodes generated some controversy, so this week he was going to tackle … the…

Israel plans for invasion of Rafah as cease-fire and hostage negotiations continue

pbs.org Jordan's king warned against a proposed Israeli raid of Rafah in Southern Gaza after the IDF sent an operational plan to the War Cabinet outlining its proposed invasion.…

The Arab American Lawmaker Leading the Charge Against Joe Biden

politico.com In late October, the Democratic floor leader of the Michigan House of Representatives, Abraham Aiyash, stood in front of thousands gathered in downtown Detroit to denounce a…

The Palestinian Authority's prime minister just resigned. What does that mean for the war in Gaza?

pbs.org The Palestinian Authority’s prime minister announced his government’s resignation on Monday, seen as the first step in a reform process urged by the United States as part of…

Why Michigan Could Be a Big Wake-Up Call for Joe Biden

vanityfair.com In what will be a major test of Joe Biden’s reelection campaign, Arab Americans, progressive activists, and nearly 40 state and local officials are calling for Michigan…

War Guilt in the Middle East

mises.org [A selection from Left and Right: A Journal of Libertarian Thought, Spring-Autumn 1967.] The chronic Middle East crisis goes back – as do many crises – to World War I. The…

War, instability weighing down global economy: WTO chief

thehill.com The chief of the World Trade Organization (WTO) warned Monday that global instability and war is weighing down the world economy. WTO Director-General Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala…

NIO Stock Alert: Nio Nabs a Tech Deal With Forseven

investorplace.com Nio is licensing its technology to its biggest investor, Abu Dhabi Nio (NYSE: ) licensed its technology to a unit of Abu Dhabi’s CYVN state investment vehicle. The deal with…

Palestinian prime minister resigns amid calls to reform Palestinian Authority

axios.com Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh resigned on Monday amid growing pressure by the U.S. and Arab countries on President Mahmoud Abbas to conduct wide-ranging…

Hozier Thanks OVO Arena For Clearing Up ‘Misunderstanding’ Over Fans’ ‘Free Palestine’ Scarf

billboard.com Hozier and the OVO Arena Wembley have apologized and responded to a fan’s complaint about an incident in December in which she was reportedly told to remove a “Free…

Palestinian Authority's Government Resigns, Yielding to International Pressure

wsj.com The move falls short of President Mahmoud Abbas stepping aside, something the West and Arab countries have pushed for.

GLOBAL SUPERSTAR NORA FATEHI SIGNS RECORD DEAL WITH WARNER MUSIC GROUP

benzinga.com First major record deal for singer and actress whose music moves millions across the world News arrives following the release of her latest blockbuster action movie, 'Crakk'…

Netanyahu presents first plan for post-war Gaza

euronews.com The proposal, coming as Israel faces mounting international pressure to pause or abandon its devastating campaign, is likely to garner little support. Israel has presented a…

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer Admits She’s ‘Not Sure’ How Will Biden Will Fare Against Potential Protest Vote in Tuesday’s Michigan Primary

mediaite.com Michigan Democratic Gov. Gretchen Whitmer admitted during an interview on Sunday that she is “not sure” how President Joe Biden will perform against a possible protest vote…

Arab-Turkish economic ties flourish with $55bn intra-trade

arabnews.com RIYADH: Arab-Turkish economic relations are continuing to progress at all levels, with the volume of intra-trade standing at $55 billion, as stated by the secretary-general…

India’s businessmen like Narendra Modi. They also fear him

economist.com The consecration of a Hindu temple in Ayodhya, the mythical birthplace of the god Ram, on January 22nd was a huge religious event in India. It carried political…

In Turkey, Erdogan’s charges of Western hypocrisy stick

economist.com NOTHING makes Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s day like a chance to claim the moral high ground, cast himself as the leader of the Muslim world, and stick it to the West. For nearly…

Marginal REVOLUTION

marginalrevolution.com I’ve chatted with a lot of Iranians online in the past few years (they’re in Iran). Some of their takes (always subject to the “plural of anecdote is not “data”)… 1. Islam…

Clarence Thomas Hires Clerk Accused of Writing "I HATE BLACK PEOPLE"

vanityfair.com Scandal-plagued Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas isn’t doing himself any favors. Starting next term, one of his four new law clerks will be Crystal Clanton, a…

Negotiators in Paris Press On in Bid to Pause Israel-Hamas Fighting

wsj.com Wide gaps remain between the two sides, posing a challenge to American and Arab negotiating teams.

Saint Levant & Gazan Rapper MC Abdul Celebrate the Culture of Palestine in ‘Deira’ Video

billboard.com The culture of Palestine is celebrated in “Deira,” a new song and video from artists Saint Levant and MC Abdul released in the wake of Levant’s recent signing to Universal…

Oscar-Nominated ‘Four Daughters’ Wins Best Documentary At César Awards; Director Kaouther Ben Hania Speaks Out Against “Massacre” Of Gaza’s Children

deadline.com Kaouther Ben Hania’s Oscar-nominated Four Daughters (Les Filles d’Olfa) won Best Documentary at the César Awards, France’s equivalent of the Academy Awards. The ceremony,…

Palestinian-Algerian Rapper Saint Levant Drops ‘Deira’ Single With MC Abdul, Paying Tribute to Gaza

variety.com Palestinian musicians Saint Levant and MC Abdul have united to release “Deira,” which sees the two artists paying peaceful tribute to the people and culture of Gaza and…

Abu Dhabi steps in to ease Egypt’s currency crisis with $35bn investment

ft.com Cash for Mediterranean development could unlock IMF deal for most populous Arab country, say analysts

A Brief Window for Israel to Integrate Its Arab and Jewish Communities

newsweek.com In May 2021, Israel's mixed Jewish-Arab cities exploded in violence. Streets in Lod, Haifa, Acre, Ramla, and Jerusalem became battlegrounds for clashes between Israeli Jews…

‘Who Do I Belong To’ Director Meryam Joobeur Explores Maternal Heartache With A Surrealist Touch

variety.com Montreal-based filmmaker Meryam Joobeur made an international splash with her Oscar-nominated “Brotherhood,” winning considerable acclaim for a 2018 short about a rural…

Israel seeks open-ended control over security and civilians in Gaza in new postwar plan

pbs.org DEIR AL-BALAH, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israel seeks open-ended control over security and civilian affairs in the Gaza Strip, according to a long-awaited postwar plan by Prime…

To Fight Tehran, the U.S. Should Support Iran's Ethnic Minorities

newsweek.com For decades, Iran has been at war against its own non-Persian minorities. Tehran bans schools of teaching in the Azerbaijani language, executes Kurdish activists and…

The White House and Arab states are intensifying efforts to broker a deal that would pause the fighting in Gaza and free hostages that are held by Hamas

wsj.com The White House and Arab states are intensifying efforts to broker a deal that would pause the fighting in Gaza and free hostages that are held by Hamas.

Bibi unveils post-Gaza war vision, says no reconstruction without demilitarization

axios.com Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's post-war plan for Gaza, which was unveiled Thursday, doesn't rule out a role for the Palestinian Authority and stresses Israel…

Suspected Houthi missile causes fire on cargo ship while Israel intercepts separate attack near port city of Eilat

pbs.org DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A suspected missile attack by Yemen’s Houthi rebels set a ship ablaze in the Gulf of Aden on Thursday as Israel intercepted what appeared…

Israel and Hamas truce talks reach ‘critical phase’

semafor.com Semafor Signals Supported by Insights from The Jerusalem Post, The National, and CNN The News Truce talks between Israel and Hamas have reached a “critical” juncture,…

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