“The overall objective of President Macron’s plan is to ensure that French law takes precedence over Islamic law for Muslims living in the country”

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Macron Vows to Reform Islam in France
by Soeren Kern
February 13, 2018

French President Emmanuel Macron, in a declared effort to “fight fundamentalism” and “preserve national cohesion,” has promised to “lay the groundwork for the entire reorganization of Islam in France.” According to Macron, the plan, similar in ambition to Austria’s Islam Law, is aimed at seeking to “better integrate” Islam in France in order to “place it in a more peaceful relationship with the state.” A key priority is to reduce outside interference by restricting foreign funding for mosques, imams and Muslim organizations in France. The plan’s overall objective is to ensure that French law takes precedence over Islamic law for Muslims living in the country. READ MORE

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“PM Netanyahu goes on attack after police say there is enough evidence to indict him for bribery, fraud, breach of trust”

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Israeli public supports Netanyahu, Likud activists see him retaining power
by Ariel Ben Solomon
February 14, 2018

Just as President Donald Trump overcame the media and left-wing establishment to win the election despite his bluster and personal baggage, so, too, is Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu defying the odds in Israel. Despite recommendations by the Israeli police to indict the premier for bribery and breach of trust, his poll numbers are rising. According to poll results released by Channel 2 News on Wednesday, Netanyahu’s Likud Party would gain one Knesset seat and rise to 26 from 25 in the last poll. The closest competitor, Yesh Atid’s Yair Lapid, would drop two seats, from 24 to 22. READ MORE

ISRAEL HAYOM PM: Police report ‘biased, full of holes,’ nothing will come of bribery charges

JERUSALEM POST Netanyahu and his family are alleged to have received gifts of a total value of NIS 1 million [approx $283,000 USD], which included cigars, champagne and jewelry

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Al Jazeera notifies AIPAC, the Israel Project, Zionist Organization of America and the Algemeiner “you will likely be featured in an upcoming documentary “concerning the role of pro-Israel advocacy groups in the United States”

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Qatar and American Jews
by Armin Rosen
February 13, 2018

On Feb. 2, Philip Rees, a Doha-based Manager of Investigations at Al Jazeera, sent letters to several U.S.-based Jewish and pro-Israel organizations—along with various current and former employees of those organizations—informing them that they will likely be featured in an upcoming documentary “concerning the role of pro-Israel advocacy groups in the United States.” Qatar-based Al Jazeera is a subsidiary of the regime-owned Qatar Media Corporation and its coverage often reflects the monarchy’s pro-Islamist leanings, especially on its Arabic channels.” READ MORE

FREE BEACON Qatar-Backed Spy Operation on U.S. Jews Puts Al Jazeera in Congressional Crosshairs

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Jenin PA security forces rescue two IDF soldiers who took a wrong turn, then attacked by #Palestinian mob [VIDEO]

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Palestinians Slam PA for ‘Treason’ in Rescuing IDF Soldiers From Lynch Mob
by Deborah Danan
February 13, 2018

Palestinians slammed the Palestinian Authority for rescuing two IDF soldiers who were nearly lynched by a mob after accidentally entering the West Bank city of Jenin on Monday. Videos from the scene showed a large group of Palestinians surrounding the vehicle, pelting it with rocks and stones and grabbing at the two soldiers – one male and one female – as the soldiers cry out desperately. The soldiers, who were said to have been led into the Palestinian city by navigation app Waze, had their faces bloodied, the windows of their vehicle broken and an M-16 rifle stolen.  Palestinian security forces were immediately dispatched to the area and instructed to rescue the soldiers.  READ MORE

TIMES OF ISRAEL Soldiers attacked, gun stolen after accidentally entering Jenin

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Memo to #UNRWA: Lebanon census says 174,422 Palestinians live among them, but you say 449,987. Which is it?

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It’s Time to Tell the Truth About UNRWA
by Emily Benedek
February 12, 2018

In December 2017, Lebanon conducted its first-ever census of Palestinian refugees living in the country — and the results were startling. The census workers counted 174,422 people — a number that was one-third of the generally accepted figure. The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestinian Refugees (UNRWA) has maintained that there are 449,987 Palestinians on its rolls in Lebanon. When asked about the 275,535 refugees who don’t seem to exist, UNWRA spokeswoman Huda Samra told Arab News… READ MORE

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Trump interview: Israelis and Palestinians would be “foolish” not to make a peace deal

ISRAEL HAYOM
Trump to Israel Hayom: The Palestinians are not looking to make peace
by Boaz Bismuth, Editor-in-Chief
February 11, 2018

…I interviewed Trump before the latest escalation in Israel’s north, before Israel clashed with Syrian and Iranian forces at the Syrian border on Saturday…As someone who has personally met Trump on a number of occasions, including three times in the Oval Office, I could sense a change in him this time. In my view, the change was for the better. He was more serious, more thoughtful, considering my questions before firing back, and also more inquisitive, asking me far more questions for a change…“By taking Jerusalem off the table I wanted to make it clear that Jerusalem is the capital of Israel and as for specific boundaries, I would support what both sides agreed to.”…”I think both sides will have to make hard compromises to reach a peace agreement.”READ MORE

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#Obama’s #IranDeal cash billions “served as a slush fund for weapons, terror, and oppression, and to further line the pockets of corrupt regime leaders”

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Remember The Money Obama Paid Iran After They Released Our Guys? It Wound Up With Terrorist Groups.
by Hank Berrien
February 8, 2018

Remember the $1.7 billion that the Obama administration paid to Iran in 2016 after the release of five Americans held by Iran? According to The Washington Times, the federal government traced the funds, only to discover the money was transferred to Hezbollah, the terrorist group in Lebanon; the Quds Force, Iran’s terrorist arm, which has an extensive history of murder; and Houthi rebels hoping to topple the Saudi Arabian government. The Times says that the intelligence used to discover the funds could well lead to President Trump canceling the Iran nuclear deal.READ MORE

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