Tag Archive for MEMRI

Not Really News: On Remembrance Day Khamenei Denies Holocaust


WATCH VIDEO: An ignoramus on Western History, Iran’s supreme leader released a video in which he expresses doubt that the Holocaust ever took place, teaching lies and hate to his followers.

By Elad Benari


Iran’s Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, on Wednesday took advantage of International Holocaust Remembrance Day to deny that the Holocaust ever occurred.

A video titled “Are The Dark Ages Over?” was posted on Khamenei’s official website. Against the backdrop of images of the Auschwitz death camp, the video says that “speaking about the Holocaust and expressing doubts about it is considered to be a great sin,” but that “it is not clear whether the core of this matter is a reality or not.” Continue Reading »

Jordanians calls to fight terror by eliminating curricula of ideas that ‘denigrate life, aggrandize death’


One Jordanian educator wrote, “Our schools spread extremism, as do our universities. Sometimes, a child or youth returns from school or university with horrid ideas that shock even his parents.” 



According to unofficial statistics, about 4,000 young Jordanians have so far joined the armed organizations in Syria and Iraq, a figure that places Jordan second only to Tunisia in the number of citizens who have joined these organizations, MEMRI (The Middle East Media Research Institute) has reported. The media watchdog group has published an in depth report focusing on calls in Jordan’s media on the Education Ministry to reform school curricula in light of the problem of youth gravitating toward extremist Islamic ideology. Continue Reading »

Shi’ite preacher incites: Sunnis are ‘mercenaries of Americans & the Jews’


view videoWATCH: Iran-backed Iraqi Shi’ite militia of Hizbullah al-Nujaba, was filmed inciting against Bedouins, Jews, Americans, & Sunni Muslims in latest propaganda video.

By Tova Dvorin


A preacher for the Iraqi Shi’ite militia of Hizbullah al-Nujaba was filmed inciting against Jews, Bedouins, Americans, and Sunni Muslims in a fiery speech to its forces fighting in Syria last week.

Hezbollah rally (illustration) – Reuters

Sheikh Akram Al-Kabi, al-Nujaba’s leader, riled up the audience at a Friday sermon at Khaled Ibn Al-Walid mosque south of Aleppo, the Middle Eastern Research Media Institute (MEMRI) reports.

The video was uploaded to the internet.

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Palestinian fundraising campaign: Buy mujahideen a weapon to kill a Jew in Israel


The fundraiser, called al-Aksa Nafeer, seeks to gather funds for weapons and other military gear needed by Palestinian terrorists to target Jews in Israel.



A campaign to fund terrorist attacks against Jews in Israel was launched a few weeks ago on Twitter and Telegram, the instant messaging service, The Middle East Media Research Institute has reported.

“Participate in shelling the Jewish settlements and cities by paying the price of a rocket for the mujahideen”. – Photo: MEMRI

The campaign states that it aims to “prepare the mujahideen of Bait Al-Maqdis [Jerusalem, also used to designate Palestine]… [to carry out] jihadi and martyrdom operations targeting the Jews…” and to ” “liberate the imprisoned al-Aksa Mosque from the filth of the aggressing [sic] Jews,” MEMRI reported. Continue Reading »

Gaza children’s TV program praises Palestinian terrorists as ‘true heroes’


Female youngsters on a Hamas TV children’s program said Palestinian attackers were ‘executed in cold blood’ by the Jews.

By i24news


A children’s television show in the Gaza Strip hosted a show where the kids praised Palestinians that have stabbed Israelis during the current wave of violence as “true heroes.”

Gaza Kids Show ( MEMRI )

Children’s show in Gaza praises Palestinian attackers as ‘true heroes’- Gaza Kids Show ( MEMRI )

The segment, which aired on Al-Kitab TV on October 4th, showcased a discussion about the current situation between girls who were dressed in the traditional keffiyeh and hijab, and hailed the attacks against Israelis. Continue Reading »

WATCH: Israel PM Netanyahu on Palestinian Mufti Instigating Holocaust With Nazis


Palestinian Mufti Al-Husseini may not have initiated the Holocaust as PM Netanyahu intimated, but his incitement then played a very major role in the Jewish genocide, and is identical to the ideology of the Palestinian movement today.
• WATCH Short historical film 
documenting the Palestinian-Nazi connection.

By Hillel Fendel


Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has drawn much flack for saying that the Mufti of Jerusalem gave Hitler the idea of exterminating European Jewry – but there is in fact much evidence of the Mufti’s very significant involvement in the diabolical scheme.

Speaking to the 37th Zionist Congress in Jerusalem on Tuesday, Netanyahu wished to show that the desire to kill Jews among Palestinian Arabs did not begin today. Continue Reading »

New York imam reinterprets Islamic hadith, seeking end of war with Jews

view videoImam: “We cannot say that all Jews are bad. The Jews here, in America, are a million times more honorable than the Muslims…Our dispute is with [Israeli] bully politicians – not because they are Jews, but because they are bullies.”



A New York-based imam made a rare attempt at reinterpreting a selection of Islamic texts that make harsh statements against Jews.

Screenshot from MEMRI (the Middle East Media Research Institute) video clip

Screenshot from MEMRI (the Middle East Media Research Institute) video clip

“This hadith is very strange, and we should reexamine it, because it leads Islam to disaster. It says: ‘Judgment Day will not come before the Muslims fight the Jews, and then the rocks and the trees will say: Oh Muslim, there is a Jew behind me, come and kill him,’” said Imam Tareq Yousef al-Masri, from the Oulel-Albab mosque in Brooklyn. Continue Reading »

Jordanian Report: Our ‘Brothers’ Abandoned Us, We Can Only Rely on Israel

Jordanian columnist expresses concern since Arab countries have totally abandon the Hashemite Kingdom on all levels, to the only consistent, reliable and overtly friendly country in the region, the ‘Devil’ Israel.

By Hillel Fendel


A Jordanian columnist is extremely concerned that Arab countries have turned their backs on the kingdom, pushing it straight into Israel’s lap.

In the April 12 edition of the Jordanian daily Al-Dustour, columnist Maher Abu Tair sheds light on what he calls the “sad” contemporary situation in which the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan finds itself.

He accuses Arab countries of turning their backs on Jordan and abandoning it, pushing Jordan totally into Israel’s economic and political lap.

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WATCH: Nasrallah Admits Hezbollah Incapable of Defeating Israel

MEMRI translates an interview on Syrian state TV, where Hezbollah chief admits his Shi’ite militant group isn’t capable of taking on Israel alone, saying it’s struggling on multiple fronts.

By Ari Soffer


Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah has admitted his terrorist group is incapable of defeating Israel on its own, in the latest illustration of how the Shia Islamist group is being overstretched by growing commitments throughout the Middle East.


In an interview with Syrian state TV last Monday, translated by the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI), Nasrallah explains that despite boasts by himself and other Hezbollah leaders about the group’s capabilities, it is incapable of mounting a war against Israel independently.

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MEMRI president & Iranian expert: ‘Obama’s framework not deal, but rather deception’

Col. (ret.) Yigal Carmon, former counterterrorism adviser to PMs Yitzhak Shamir & Yitzhak Rabin, and founder of the Middle East Media Research Institute, says, ‘Joint Statement’ issued in Lausanne, Switzerland last week “was nothing but a smokescreen meant to disguise difficult, ongoing disagreements between the parties.”


While U.S. President Barack Obama is engaged in a “world war” with Congress over the framework nuclear deal with Iran and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has taken a clear stand on the matter, one of the foremost experts on Iran, Col. (ret.) Yigal Carmon, provides a fresh perspective and some new facts, which may send this hot potato rolling in new directions. Continue Reading »

Muslim Preacher in Al-Aqsa Mosque Informs the Jews: “We Shall Slaughter You Without Mercy”

Blatant incitement against Jews on Temple Mount sees preacher calling out, “I say to the Jews: the time for your slaughter has come,” adding, “The time to fight you has come, the time to kill you has come.” 

By Tova Dvorin


A preacher at the Al-Aqsa mosque on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem – Judaism’s holiest site – engaged in blatant incitement against Jews and Israel in an impromptu speech two weeks ago, in remarks translated by the Middle East Media Research Institute.

Incitment on the Temple Mount - MEMRITVVideo Screenshot

Incitement on the Temple Mount – MEMRITVVideo Screenshot

“Let me start by saying that talking about the traits of the Jews requires one to get into a special mode, because when talking about the Jews, we are talking about a people to whom every single vile trait has been attributed,” the preacher, named as Sheikh Omar Abu Sara, begins.

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Watch: Moroccan Poet Criticizes Arab Conquest and Defends Zionism

Malika Mezzane, a Moroccan poet says ‘Jews want the right to return to their homeland, whereas Arabs want to establish a homeland at everyone else’s expense.’

By Ari Soffer


Not long ago, Arutz Sheva reported on the curious case of Malika Mezzane – a Moroccan poet and human rights activist who caused a storm by insisting that “Palestine belongs to the Jews” in a radio interview.

Malika Mezzane - YouTube screenshot

Malika Mezzane – YouTube screenshot

Now, the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI) has translated a fascinating TV interview by Mezzane in which she explains why, in her view, “the Arabs are more ‘Zionist’ than the Jews”, and insists that Arab nationalism has been realized at the expense of all the other nations of the Middle East – including Jews and her own people, the Amazigh (also known as Berbers). Continue Reading »

Former Jordanian MP: Jews Use Christian Blood in Matzos When Muslim Not Found For Slaughter

Watch Imbecilic Statement: Former Jordanian Parliament Member perpetuates the centuries old “matzah blood libel” in Hamas’s Al-Aqsa TV interview.

By Arutz Sheva Staff


A former Jordanian member of parliament recently used the centuries old “matzah blood libel”, which claims that Jews use the blood of non-Jews to make matzah for Passover.

former Jordanian MP, Sheik Abd Al-Mun'im Abu Zant - Photo MEMRI

Former Jordanian MP, Sheik Abd Al-Mun’im Abu Zant – Photo: MEMRI/YouTube

The former Jordanian MP, Sheik Abd Al-Mun’im Abu Zant, made the comments in an interview which aired on Hamas’s Al-Aqsa TV on September 7 and in which he accused Jews of “cannibalism”.

The interview was translated by the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI). Continue Reading »

Al-Jazeera reporter televises Islamic Jihad’s new Gaza tunnels

MEMRI exposes an Al-Jazeera program where their reporter gains access to newly dug underground Gaza tunnels, showing the Islamist group’s preparations for its next war against Israel.

By i24news



The Islamic Jihad claims it has begun rebuilding its system of underground tunnels in Gaza, according to an Al-Jazeera report in a video translated by the Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI).

Un tunnel supposément creusé par des Palestiniens sous la frontière entre la bande de Gaza et Israël, mis à jour par les troupes israéliennes, le 13 octobre 2013

Palestinian dug terror tunnel in Gaza- Photo: David Buimovitch/AFP/Archives

In the video, (shown below) which was broadcast last week, an Al-Jazeera reporter was blindfolded and given access to a tunnel reportedly under construction.

“What is remarkable about this tunnel is that it is has been dug recently,” he says. Continue Reading »

al-Assad Livid at Syrian Rebel’s Desire of Peace with Israel

Dr. Kamal Al-Labwani advocates for Israel,  “This is what Israel wants: to distance itself from Assad, from the pact between Iran and Hezbollah, but also to prevent Al Qaeda from taking control.”

Al-Labwani also sends message to Assad not to preach to him about morality.

By Tova Dvorin


The calls of Syrian opposition activist Dr. Kamal Al-Labwani to make peace with Israel have caused a furor in Damascus Sunday, after he provided an interview with Israeli media and expressed support for the Jewish state.

President Bashar al-Assad – AFP photo

“We have the same enemies and similar interests,” Al-Labwani stated Friday evening, in a special interview with Walla! Continue Reading »