Muslim-Majority Kosovo’s Making Peace with Israel a Big Deal

Israel’s diplomatic breakthroughs keep coming. In late January, Kosovo joined a growing number of Muslim-majority countries in the Middle East and Africa in recognizing Israel, and establishing full diplomatic and economic relations. Joining the ranks of Sudan, Morocco, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the agreement between Israel and Kosovo is noteworthy for a […]

Maclean's Exposé Ignores Terror Attacks in Israel in 2016

In a special “Newsmakers” double issue of Maclean’s Magazine released on December 12, 2016, Maclean’s produced a two page exposé (see here and here) dubbed “Terror Around the Globe” which chronicled shocking terror attacks in Florida, Brussels, France, Nigeria, Turkey, Germany, Philippines, Syria, and Pakistan. As Maclean’s put it: “Many of the attacks that shocked […]

HRC in Huffington Post: "When Criticism of Israel Becomes Anti-Semitism"

This commentary was co-authored by Josh Benjamin, Research Analyst at HonestReporting Canada. No country is perfect and it certainly isn’t difficult to find imperfections in every country in the world. Indubitably, some countries are more flawed than others. Surely Iran, Cuba and North Korea have more flaws than the United States, Canada and Israel combined. […]

Toronto?s ?Weekly Press Pakistan? Wishes Israel Happy Birthday

Toronto-based newspaper the “Weekly Press Pakistan” congratulated Israel ahead of the Jewish state’s 64th Independence Day. “Today on Israel’s 64th birthday, anyone who denies existence of Israel, actually he denies his own existence… Israel is a reality… Better we not only recognize but also establish close relations with out further wastage of time.” The influential urdu-language […]