“I think my best way to describe my view toward Israel is my increasing frustration because they’re sticking their head in the sand and pretending that there’s not a problem.” – HM King Abdullah in a Wall Street Journal interview. September 21st, 2011.
I cannot recall the last time I saw a protest anywhere near the US embassy in Amman. Those familiar with it know that it is essentially a fortress that borders on being a military base. No other word can describe it I suppose. It occupies an entire neighborhood and is surrounded by Jordanian armed forces […]
GETTY | Israeli right-wing member of parliament Arieh Eldad stands in front of the Jordanian Embassy in Tel Aviv on May 24, 2011 with a petition he says was signed by more than 6,000 people supporting the ‘Jordan is Palestine’ solution to the Israel-Arab conflict. So they managed to garner 6,000 idiots from 69 countries […]
I have to admit, I was a bit surprised to see HM King Abdullah going on the Daily Show with Jon Stewart. I had heard this interview was scheduled to take place a few days ago but didn’t think it would actually happen. Both clips, the actual interview and the extended un-aired version, are worth […]
So an Israeli soldier posts photos of herself hanging out with Palestinian prisoners, up on Facebook. Wait, why am I overcome with an overwhelming sense of deja vu? Eden Abergil, posted them on her Facebook account under an album titled “The Armyâ€¦ the most beautiful time of my life :)” I mean, come on. Doesn’t […]
As most have heard by now, the city of Aqaba experienced a bit of terrorism earlier this morning, at 7:45am, when a Grad-type Katyushas landed in a hotel area, killing one (thus far) and injuring several others. My good friend and 7iber comrade, Mohammad Al-Qaq happened to be staying at the InterContinental hotel nearby and […]
By now, it’s no secret to most that HM King Abdullah has publicly accused Israel for its “underhanded” attempts to halt Jordan’s nuclear energy program by pressuring the French and the South Koreans not to sell the country reactors. The King’s message to the Israelis, as voiced in an interview with the Wall Street Journal, […]