885 ‘Palestinians’ killed in Syria, Media reports about a nuisance in Israel

Eight hundred and eighty-five Palestinians have been killed in Syria since the uprising against President Bashar Assad erupted nearly two years ago, Lebanon’s Daily Star, citing a Hamas spokesman, reported Friday.

Israel’s security forces were caught flat-footed on Thursday night when ‘Palestinians’ set up tents and squatted on land located in E-1 between Jerusalem and Maaleh Adumim. They should not have been. The ‘Palestinians’ set up a Facebook page for the ‘event’ on December 30.

With all that our intelligence services supposedly monitor social media, you have to wonder where they were on this one.  (Carl)

Horrific tales of rape in Syria   (EoZ)

The International Rescue Committee just released a report on the Syrian crisis, and it includes sickening details of rape there and the aftermath of sexual abuse:  The report does not specify whether it is only the Syrian forces who are committing these crimes or the rebel side as well.

Guardian asks ‘expert’ what Hamas can do to “kickstart the peace process”

“I guess it never occurred to the British academic that a good way to “kick-start the peace process” would be for the Palestinian leadership in the W. Bank to avoid aligning themselves with a group whose leadership characterizes Jews as “blood suckers” and “wild beasts” who deserve to be annihilated.”

This is, of course, only one tiny example of how the daily incitement in Arabic media gets ignored by the mainstream media – the major newspapers, networks and wire services.

Here are a few of the anti-semitic articles and actions in the Arab and Iranian media we reported on in only the past month: