Middle East

Silencing critics of Israel

Feb 08,2016 – JORDAN TIMES – James J. Zogby Israel does not accept criticism. In fact, whether from friend or foe, even mild criticism is viewed as an existential threat that prompts Israeli officials to unleash a torrent of abuse in an effort to silence and/or punish critics. And given the […]

Syria: The story of the conflict

Source: BBC More than 250,000 Syrians have lost their lives in four-and-a-half years of armed conflict, which began with anti-government protests before escalating into a full-scale civil war. More than 11 million others have been forced from their homes as forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad and those opposed to […]

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