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The "Arab spring" with a Jewish tinge
Material posted: Publication date: 31-01-2013

Israel, Qatar and Turkey are actively exchanged dozens of telegrams relating to the Syrian government, the survivability of which is beginning to seriously threaten the security of the ruling regimes of the aforementioned countries.

Head of the Qatari intelligence agencies had already met with his Israeli colleague, the meeting was also attended by Advisor to the Prime Minister Beniamin Netanyahu. They discussed how to accelerate foreign invasion of Syria. Turkey and Qatar demanded the Israeli side to secure the agreement of the U.S. and its allies for launching an attack on Syrian facilities. The Russian side proposed a political settlement is clearly not in the interests of the Turks and Qatari Emir. Referring to Turkish press, "Arabi-press" reports that yesterday the Prime Minister of Turkey Erdogan visited Qatar on an official visit, during which the sides discussed bilateral relations in the spheres of culture, economy and trade. It is also expected that the parties will discuss the Syrian issue. In turn, the Turkish foreign Minister visited Saudi Arabia, where he met with his counterpart. The theme of the meeting, of course, was the Syrian issue.

The most important event was, however, more: Turkey urged Israel to take measures that will provide compensation payments to those Jews who left Arab countries after Israel's founding. This call was made in the framework of the meetings that Israeli and Turkish politicians and businessmen have repeatedly held in London, and now in the capital of Turkey. Both sides have a vested interest in a robust Turkish-Israeli relations. (http://www.manar.com/page-4236-ar.html). The fact is that after the "Arab spring", many Jews began again to cherish hope for the return to Arab countries that they left at different times, in order to permanently settle in Israel. (http://www.almasryalyoum.com/node/780531).

However, who emigrated in the ' 60s, Jews returning not ready today to accept the simple Arabs. In Libya has already begun attempts to put pressure on the transitional government to prepare the return of emigrants from the country of the Jews. As pointed out by the Ambassador of the transitional government of Libya in Egypt Abdelmonam Alauni, Libyan Jews, the Parliament considers to be full-fledged citizens, with equal rights and responsibilities. Parliament welcomes the return of the Jews and wished to pay compensation in the amount of 80 billion US dollars for the stay "outside the country".

In Libya there were approximately 200 thousand Libyan Jews. The first Jew responded to the call of the Parliament to return home, David was Garbi – Chairman of the international organization of Libyan Jews. In the old part of Tripoli he opened the Jewish synagogue "the Gift Bysshe". The Libyan authorities approved this initiative. Garbi said that after emigrating in 1967.he lived with his family in Italy, at the time of emigration he was 12 years old. His return to the Libyan land, he explained how the desire to build a new country. His visit sparked a wave of outrage among Libyans who had opposed the opening of synagogues in the capital. Living in Egypt the Libyans had also organized protest rallies. In anticipation of large popular uprisings, the President of the transitional Parliament Mustafa Abdel Jalil said though that everyone who has a Libyan passport, has all the rights of a citizen of Libya, but added that the return of Libyan Jews he considers to be a premature step. (http://www.youm7.com/News.asp?NewsID=509050).

Living in the UK community of Libyan Jews demanded that the British and Libyan authorities to prepare the return of Jews to Libya and provide them with compensation for the property in Tripoli and Benghazi. Provided by the representative offices of the Libyan Jewish community in Britain and in Tripoli. It is assumed that the opening of the Jewish synagogue in Tripoli is part of the unannounced plan, which actively contributes to NATO. As for the Libyan people, he regarded such attempts as "intervention". Some political forces opposed the return of the Jews, as such actions can destroy all the existing relationships between Libya and other Arab countries.

The post-revolutionary Tunisian government is also not averse to take the Jews at home. The President called on Tunisian Jews to return to their homeland, which he considers an integral part of Tunisian society. He even visited the synagogue in the jarba area in memory of the Jews who died 10 years ago due to an arranged "al-Qaeda" bombing. The Jews left Tunisia in the 60's, in today's Tunisia are approximately 1,500 Jews who live as ordinary citizens. Unlike moderate Tunisians Salafis categorically oppose the return of the Jews in Tunisia.

Former President of Yemen, Ali Abdullah Saleh, the Jews considered it his "good father". From the former government they had received food aid and large financial payouts, about 5000 reais per person. But the protests soon forced the government not only to stop the payments but to resign. Today in Yemen is home to not more than 450 Jews, they are not integrated into society, so weak the chances of the Yemeni Jews want to return to Yemen from Israel.

Algerian Jews require the presidents of Algeria and France to allow the return of the Jews in Algeria "to visit the graves of ancestors". They also voiced their demands for the time of the visit to Algeria of the French President. The center of memory of the Algerian Jews "Morial" and the Jewish organizations of France supported this idea. (http://www.algeriatimes.net/algerianews23593.html)

Deputy Chairman of the party "Muslim Brothers", Advisor to the President of Egypt Algerian Assam encouraged the Jews to return to Egypt and leave the Palestinians with the occupied Palestine. This statement caused outrage among Egyptians, a Jordanian political analyst considers it to be provocative because of close ties between the U.S. and Israel with the organization and confirms this by quoting the words of Deputy national security Advisor of the USA, Obama speechwriter Ben Rhodes that the question of the return of emigrants from Arab countries Jews and their right to compensation should be discussed in parallel with the return to Israel of Palestinian refugees. Jordanian expert believes this comparison is incorrect as the concept of "immigrant" and "refugee" refer to completely different categories of people. (http://www.addustour.com)

The Chairman of the chamber of Commerce of Syria's fares al-Shahabi said that Syria was taking steps to initiate a criminal case against Erdogan. Details, he did not specify. Only called on all Syrians and the government to unite efforts for achieving victory. The aim of these moves is the desire to show all the crimes of Erdogan-led Turkish government against Syria and to force them to pay compensation for their actions. He also stressed that international law firms will soon take it. It is also noteworthy that Aleppo robbing bandits don't approach to French companies, which means that someone gave them clear instructions to do so. Al-Shehabi believes that "there is a government that funds and activates the activities of these gangs and attack orders to all enterprises, except those that belong to the countries of the anti-Syrian coalition." The fact that this is not only robbery, but adopted at high-level policy decisions is quite clear. How is it clear exactly who was beneficial to christen the massacre of the Arabs and their selfish interests "Arab spring".

Armine HAKOBYAN


Source: "The National Idea"

Tags: assessment , Syria , Israel


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