Category Archives: Mideast news

Huge anti-regime protests in Iran. Is this the start of a revolution?

Quite incredible news is coming out of Iran. There have been huge protests in the streets of Tehran and elsewhere, protesting against the regime not only for its mis-management of the economy but against the repression of Iranian citizens by … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

It’s time for another Good News Friday post again thank goodness! Since the news this week was dominated by the diplomatic front it is good to find another perspective, and even more extraordinary to find the good news coming from … Continue reading

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Israel walks a tightrope in Syria between Iran and Russia

While rockets and flaming kites are continuing to rain down over our southern border, it’s worth a look at what has been happening on the other side of our other major border in the north. Politics makes strange bedfellows, and … Continue reading

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The US withdraws from the Iran Deal; Israel’s northern border hots up

Few Middle East watchers, particularly Israelis, were surprised when President Donald Trump made his announcement on Tuesday that the US was withdrawing from the JCPOA, otherwise known as the Iran Nuclear Deal. What was particularly gratifying for Israel however was … Continue reading

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Bibi’s Iran bombshell and the Mossad’s dramatic feat

Yesterday (Monday) Binyamin Netanyahu gave advance notice that he was going to make a speech to the nation the same evening.  I admit I was a bit unnerved: I wasn’t sure if he was going to announce his resignation or … Continue reading

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Huge missile strike on Syria: did Israel do it?

The answer to the above question is: I blooming well hope so! The strike was so big that it caused a minor earthquake! Let’s go to the story: Missile strikes against Syrian regime forces in the central province of Hama … Continue reading

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