In news yesterday, UK bombs Iraq again & no one cares; CNN fires contributor who praised Hitler

May 18, 2021

 

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NO FURIOUS COVERAGE OR STREET PROTESTS

Tom Gross writes:Yesterday, the UK admitted its warplanes bombed Iraq last week (item above from the Daily Mail). Indeed western warplanes regularly bomb places in Africa and Asia. And so do warplanes from other countries, including Russia and Turkey.

And yet there was no hysterical round-the-clock news coverage of British actions yesterday on the BBC, or CNN, or The Guardian or The New York Times. (And British towns and cities are not being bombarded with thousands of rockets launched from Iraq.)

But then western media also don't report much when Hamas kills Palestinians. That is because they don't care about Palestinians. They only care about whipping up fury against Israel and Jews.

 

ARAB VOICES AGAINST HAMAS, OCCASIONALLY BEING ALLOWED AIR TIME ON WESTERN TV

Israeli-Arab Yoseph Haddad's interview on Sky TV is well worth listening to:

https://www.facebook.com/TomGrossMedia/posts/3950070045030485

 

CNN FIRES ITS CONTRIBUTOR FOR CALLING FOR GENOCIDE OF JEWS

CNN has fired its contributor Adeel Raja, after he tweeted on Sunday: "The world today needs a Hitler. "

There have been calls to remove him for years because of his antisemitic tweets. For example, in 2014, he tweeted that the only reason he was supporting Germany in the FIFA world cup was because of Hitler who "did good with those Jews". The next day, he tweeted "Hail Hitler".

Raja has worked as a freelance contributor for CNN since 2013, and has written at least 54 articles for the CNN website.

Questions are still being asked of Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey as to why Raja and other antisemitic twitter users are still being provided a platform. (Twitter made a big show of refusing a platform to Donald Trump.)

Tom Gross adds: In my view, as disturbing as this blatant display of antisemitism is, equally dangerous are some well known journalists at CNN and elsewhere who are too careful to be overtly antisemitic and instead deliberately distort their reports to whip up hatred against the Jewish state.

 

SPOT THE DIFFERENCE: SKY NEWS AUSTRALIA AND SKY NEWS BRITAIN

A host on Sky News Australia (video below) criticizes the leading anchor on its sister station Sky News Britain for his misleading pro-Hamas coverage.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SgIGNTiCo9c

 

WASHINGTON POST EDITORIAL: HAMAS ROCKETS ARE WAR CRIMES

The Washington Post is often critical of Israel. But in a surprisingly robust lead editorial, the paper wrote that:

Israel did not start the war between it and Hamas. The Islamist movement began launching missiles indiscriminately at Israeli cities a week ago, using as a pretext several days of unrest in Jerusalem. Israel's subsequent bombing of targets in the Gaza Strip, which has been aimed at killing commanders of Hamas and the Islamic Jihad, eliminating rocket launchers and destroying the tunnel network used by the militant groups, is not morally or legally comparable to the rocket launches, which are war crimes.

 

FOOTAGE CATCHES ARAB MAN FIREBOMBING ARAB BOY IN JAFFA

Israel Police on Sunday arrested an Arab man in his 20s and charged him with hurling a firebomb that severely burned a 12-year-old Arab boy and wounded his sister in Jaffa last Friday.

The attack was captured by surveillance cameras. Jews as well as Arabs had apartments in that building and the perpetrators were trying to kill Jews. Various media outlets and activists immediately blamed Jewish extremists for the attack which was in fact carried out by Arab extremists.

In separate news, Yigal Yehoshua, the 56-year-old Israeli Jewish man who was struck in the head by a brick thrown by Arab rioters in the Israeli city of Lod last week, died from his wounds yesterday.

Two more civilians died in southern Israel today in a Hamas rocket attack, and several were injured. All but one of the Israeli fatalities have been civilians whereas a majority of the Palestinian fatalities have been armed combatants.

 

MASKED MOB BREAK INTO MUSLIM YOUTUBE STAR?S HOME AND THROW BRICKS, ACCUSING HIM OF ?DISRESPECTING PALESTINE?

A masked mob broke into Muslim YouTube star Abu Layth?s home in Birmingham, England, early yesterday morning as his family slept inside, accusing him of "disrespecting Palestine".

Screams can be heard in the video below as thugs waving a Palestinian flag threw bricks at his home shattering the glass, and then kicked in the front door and ran upstairs, swearing at him and demanding he "come outside". His daughter was left traumatized.

In the film, as they throw the bricks, one man says: "Yo, this is for that dirty dog, Abu Layth, who disrespects our brothers and sisters of Palestine? come outside, you m***********".

Video here:

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9586971/Masked-mob-break-Muslim-YouTube-stars-home-Birmingham-disrespecting-Palestine.html

 

HARD TO FIND A COMPROMISE

Frank Fleming writes:

I think you're always going to have tension in the Middle East when there's people who want to kill the Jews and Jews who don?t want to be killed and neither side is willing to compromise.

 

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