Category Archives: Iran

Guest Post: What will President Biden mean for Israel?

This is another guest post by Brian Goldfarb about newly elected US President Joe Biden which I hope is not too optimistic! At some point after this article is published (and comments are welcome as usual) I shall post a … Continue reading

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A civil uprising in Iran

It looks like a civil revolution is taking place in Iran, where the people are rising up against the regime of the Mad Mullahs. The courage, the sheer bravery of the Iranian citizens is awe-inspiring. They face arrest, torture and … Continue reading

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Israel’s northern border heats up

Operation Northern Shield, in which the IDF uncovered and destroyed 6 Hezbollah tunnels from Lebanon into Israel, was declared a success by the IDF a few days ago, although some people felt it was a premature announcement. But success or … Continue reading

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The IDF launches Operation Northern Shield, exposing Hezbollah attack tunnels

Yesterday the IDF made a dramatic announcement that it had launched Operation Northern Shield, an operation to expose and destroy Hezbollah terror tunnels and other offensive capabilities: BREAKING: We have just launched Operation Northern Shield to expose and neutralize cross-border … Continue reading

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Israel-Russia ties shaken after Russian plane downed by Syria

Yes, I know the headline does not make any logical sense. If a Russian plane was downed by Syria, why on earth should Israel get the blame? Let’s back up a bit and look at the chronology. Israel has had … Continue reading

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Escalation in the south: Hamas fires 200 rockets at Israel over Shabbat, IDF targets incendiary kite-launchers

While those of us lucky enough to live in the centre or north of the country enjoyed a pleasant Shabbat, other Israelis were not so lucky. The residents of the south, in the Gaza “envelope”, spent most of Friday night … Continue reading

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