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Look Out, Saudis? Israel Is Sitting On Huge Oil Shale Deposits

The World Energy Council has determined that about 30 miles southwest of Jerusalem, in the Shfela Basin, there are oil shale deposits with the potential to yield 250 billion barrels of oil. This represents the world’s third-largest quantity of oil shale behind the US and China. Oilprice.com notes that both those countries would consume almost all their […]

Naqba Day Reflections from Hamas and Others

Ismail Haniyeh, the PM of Hamas and renewed partner of the Palestinian Authority as it pursues statehood for Palestine, addressed 10,000 people at Gaza City’s al-Omari mosque today to commemorate Naqba Day. “Palestinians mark the Naqba with great hope of bringing to an end the Zionist project in Palestine,” he said. “Palestinians have the right to resist Israeli […]