By Latheef Farook
President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen made a mockery of herself and became a laughing stock when she claimed that Israel made "the desert bloom".
Addressing the North Sea Summit in Ostend last month she praised Israel for having "made the desert bloom".
She said "seventy-five years ago, a dream was realised with Israel's Independence Day. After the greatest tragedy in human history, the Jewish people could finally build a home in the Promised Land. Today, we celebrate 75 years of vibrant democracy in the heart...