Tag Archives: Gaza

Guest Post – Middle East news you might have missed over the chagim

This is another guest post by frequent contributor Brian Goldfarb, who brings us a review of Middle East-related news that you might have missed over the Jewish holiday period. So, let’s start with some good news (sort of), with David … Continue reading

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Money aplenty for reconstructing Gaza but no money to fight Ebola

After Israel’s defensive war this summer against Hamas, the world as usual is in a great hurry to help the Palestinians reconstruct the damage to Gaza, and no matter how much Mahmoud Abbas promises to be transparent in the handling … Continue reading

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Hypocrisy, as demonstrated by the White House

In this post I want to highlight the brazen double standards and utter screaming hypocrisy demonstrated by that ill-mannered hostile man who stands at the head of Israel’s ostensible best friend, America. The White House exempts its airstrikes on Syria … Continue reading

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Viewing the Middle East from the East and the West

Apologies for the very light posting this week. We’re in the run-up to the three-day Rosh Hashana-followed-by-Shabbat festival and I’m run off my feet. Here are a few items which caught my interest in recent days which bring a slightly … Continue reading

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Catching up on the news

This is going to be another catch-up post since I’ve been too busy to keep up with the news in recent days. I’m not sure how on earth this news item flew in under the radar of all the mainstream … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Protective Edge: Did Israel win?

This is another Guest Post by Brian Goldfarb, a continuation of sorts to his previous post about Operation Protective Edge. Perhaps this would better titled “An outsider’s view…: Part 2″, if only because what follows arises out of the Hamas/Islamic … Continue reading

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