"What an extraordinary beginning of a day in Washington! I suppose one could say that it's just what God ordered."
Israeli PM Binyamin Netanyahu, addressing a supportive Christian-Jewish gathering in Washington on April 7, hours before facing what was expected to be a difficult White House meeting with President Bill Clinton.
"When a professional, sophisticated news organisation with its own massive research libraries chooses to ignore hard facts it has on hand, it is revealing that, in addition to working for itself, it has another master it performs for. Who or what makes CNN so interested in guiding the fortunes or fate of Israel by tilting its reportage against Israel?"
Middle East commentator Emanuel Winston (Israeli & Global News, March 23)
"The battle for Jerusalem has commenced and will not end except with the defeat of one of the parties. The rulers of Egypt and the Arabs should determine their positions. Will they be inside the walls to support Zionist hegemony or outside them to participate in the liberation of Jerusalem?
Editorial (Egypt's Al-Shaab, March 25)
"... the Western Wall is not associated with the remains of the Jewish Temple ... the Western Wall is part of the Al Aqsa Mosque complex. When Mohammed took his horse to Jerusalem ... he tied it to the Western Wall before he ascended into heaven."
Knesset member Abdul Malik Dahamshe of the Democratic Arab Party (IMRA, March 24)
"Five Zionist Jews are running the policy of the United States in the Middle East: Madeleine Albright, William Cohen, Dennis Ross, [Ross' deputy Aaron] Miller and [ambassador] Martin Indyk. It is not possible that the American nation, which consists of 250 million people, cannot find anyone other than five Zionist Jews to conduct the peace process with the Palestinians."
PA "Justice Minister" Freih Abu Middein (Yediot Ahronot, April 13)
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