April 30, 2022
“Defending Al-Aqsa” & Politics in the Middle East
April 30, 2022 In April 2022, Muslims mark the holy month of Ramadan. Throughout April, violent clashes took place in the al-Aqsa compound in Jerusalem between Palestinians and Israeli police. The Palestinians argue they are “Defending al-Aqsa.” The slogan ‘defending al-Aqsa’ has been prevalent in the Muslim world since the early days of the Israeli – Arab conflict. The narrative…
June 10, 2021
Understanding the Israel-Gaza War (May 10 – 21, 2021) | Is There A Winner?
This video analyzes the latest war between Israel and the Islamist groups in Gaza – namely Hamas and Islamic Jihad in Palestine. How did the war begin? What were the objectives of both sides? Were those objectives achieved? Is there a winner? This message follows my “Message To Western Leaders” following the War. https://youtu.be/qSQf1flGc5U As well as a series…
June 10, 2021
Rising Tensions | Are We On the Verge of Another Escalation? Avi Melamed | I24 NEWS (June 10, 2021)
The delayed Jerusalem Day March of Flags that was supposed to take place on May 10, 2021, may go forward next week. Three Palestinians were killed in a skirmish with Israeli forces in the West Bank. Could these events reignite the violence? Would the Arab world support or frown on another round? I explore all of this and more in…
May 20, 2021
A Third Intifada on the Rise?
Alma’s Ibrahim Abu Ahmad and intelligence analyst and Avi Melamed, founder of Inside The Middle East Intelligence Perspectives (ITME) discuss the developments in Sheikh Jarrah, Al Aqsa Mosque, Gaza, and the violence between Jews and Arab inside Israel. Are we on the way to a Third Intifada?!
May 14, 2021
Understanding The Current Escalation | Israel-Gaza War | Part 3 of 7 (Video)
In this seven-part series, I will outline the events leading up to the current escalation between Israel and the Gaza Strip. Click Here To Watch Part 4 https://wp.me/p7DoPM-Hjh Or go to my YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/c/AviMelamed
May 14, 2021
My conversation last night on France24 (Arabic) | The Rising Tensions Between Jews & Arabs in Israel
My conversation last night on France24 (Arabic) with Knesset Member, Neveen Abu Rahmoun, & political commentator and journalist, Akram Atallah about the rising tensions between Jews & Arabs in Israel.
May 13, 2021
Understanding The Current Escalation | Israel-Gaza War | Part 2 of 7 (Video)
In this seven-part series, I will outline the events leading up to the current escalation between Israel and the Gaza Strip. To Watch PART 3 https://wp.me/p7DoPM-HiF
May 12, 2021
The Israel-Gaza War of 2021 | What Really Led to the War?
The sharp escalation over the past 36 hours between Israel and Gaza was triggered by riots that have taken place in Jerusalem over the past week on the Temple Mount Compound / Al-Haram al-Sharif / Har Ha Bayit. The riots themselves were triggered by issues such as a property dispute between Jews and Arabs in the Arab neighborhood of Sheikh…
May 12, 2021
Understanding The Current Escalation | Israel-Gaza War | Part 1 of 7 (Video)
In this seven-part series, I will outline the events leading up to the current escalation between Israel and the Gaza Strip. To Watch PART 2 https://wp.me/p7DoPM-Hiq Or go to my YouTube Channel https://www.youtube.com/c/AviMelamed
April 23, 2021
Palestinian Elections: Abbas’s Calculated Risk or Gamble?
The original article was published in the Jerusalem Post. In January, Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas signed a presidential decree announcing elections for the Palestinian Parliament and the presidency. The elections are to take place in late May and July, respectively. Abbas also called to reconstitute the Palestinian National Council – a body representing the world’s Palestinians – by late August. In…
March 2, 2021
Connecting the Dots | Special Briefing March 1, 2021
Special Briefing | March 1, 2021 Connecting the Dots | The Alliance of Moderation & Iranian Attack, US Attack Houthi Attack On Thursday, February 25th there was an explosion on an Israeli-owned commercial ship in the Gulf of Oman. Later that night – in the early hours of February 26th, United States forces attacked the Iman Ali Compound in eastern…
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