Confused Canadian Fighter Pilot Bombs Wrong Middle Eastern Country

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by Gidon Ben-Zvi, The Mideast Beast  A lone, disoriented Canadian pilot has inadvertently joined Saudi Arabia in a bombing run over military installations in Yemen held by Shiite rebels. “I guess I zigged when I should’ve zagged,” Captain Luc Forget said after flipping a bitch midair and returning to base. Forget normally flies sorties over ISIS-held territory […]

Israel Intercepts One Ton of Radioactive Iranian Condoms Bound for Gaza

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by Gidon Ben-Zvi, The Israeli Daily The Israeli Navy says it seized a ship early on Sunday that it claims Iran was using to smuggle tens of thousands of radioactive rubbers to Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip. “Electronic scanners detected a floating advertisement for sexual health and happiness,” Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon said. […]

Bibi’s Big Day: When Words Matter…And When They Don’t

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The consensus, both within Israel and abroad, is that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu snatched an electoral victory from the jaws of imminent defeat by both resorting to race baiting and burying the idea of a two-state solution. Problem is, not one of the Israeli premier’s many detractors can cite a single scintilla of hard evidence […]

Kuwait Jails Persian Cat for Insulting Emir

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Persian cat with green eyes, now on the run from Kuwaiti officials.   by Gidon Ben-Zvi (writing as Cliff Magnum) Kuwait’s lower court has sentenced a stray Persian cat to 11 years in jail for allegedly insulting the ruler of the oil-rich Gulf state on Twitter. Bernt Bystrom, Director of the International Feral Cat Initiative, said that […]

Age of Hysteria: The Reel Story Behind Mr. Netanyahu Going to Washington

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There is a deliciously cinematic quality to the entire speechgate drama. Prominent pro-Israeli lobby groups have attempted to frame the scene as being something out of Steven Spielberg’s Lincoln movie: a noble, far sighted, embattled president vs. a rude, uncouth, divisive Israeli leader who is little more than a mouthpiece for a cabal of grim, […]

White House Confirms: Netanyahu’s Congress Speech to be Tape Delayed

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By U.S. Department of State [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons by Gidon Ben-Zvi (writing as Cliff Magnum) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has acquiesced to a request from the Obama administration that his March 3 speech to Congress be broadcast with a 30-second delay. White House Assistant Press Secretary C. Robert Smiley said on Thursday “We […]

Zionist Camp Economics 101: Out with the New, In with the Old

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Forget Hezbollah, Hamas, Abbas and Iran: the primary driver in Israel’s upcoming elections is the high cost of living. Recent polls have consistently shown that domestic policy and economics, rather than security and Palestinian peacemaking, are what most Israelis will be thinking about when they cast their votes on March 17. With Israeli Prime Minister […]