Profile: Meet Mahmoud Abbas, the Palestinian Authority’s President

Later this year, residents under the governance of the Palestinian Authority (PA) and those living in the Gaza Strip will be able to vote in elections, the first of their kind in 15 years. In May, legislative elections will be held, and two months later, a presidential election will be held, to select the president […]

Israeli Journalist: CBC Reporter's Tweet was "Gross Misrepresentation" of my Analysis

CBC’s Mideast Bureau Chief Sasa Petricic has been accused by Haaretz journalist Anshel Pfeffer of issuing a tweet that he claimed was a “gross misrepresentation” of his analysis of what gave Benjamin Netanyahu his election victory. Petricic had Tweeted on March 18 that a “‘Racist ploy’ credited w giving #Netanyahu surprising win” citing Pfeffer’s “good […]

The Agenda’s Agenda on Israel’s Political Future

If you tuned into the December 11 broadcast of TVO’s The Agenda hoping to hear a balanced discussion about Israel’s political future, your hopes were most likely met with disappointment. The show featured a lengthy interview with Anchor Steve Paikin and Gershom Gorenberg, Israeli author and historian, (watch by clicking here) who discussed the political […]