Category Archives: Mideast news

Speaking truth to power: Hillel Neuer at the UNHRC; a Saudi TV host criticises Islam

I was going to title this post “Into the Lion’s Den”, since the stars of both videos are taking on very controversial, if not downright dangerous, positions. First, here is Hillel Neuer, from the amazing UN Watch organization, in his … Continue reading

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The UN’s war against Israel

I have written extensively on the anti-Israel bias of the UN and more particularly about the UNHRC on this blog, and the ongoing farce that goes by that name becomes repetitive. But occasionally the UN transcends even its own below-minimum … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

It’s Shushan Purim today, the day after “regular” Purim, when the festival is celebrated in Jerusalem and other cities which were walled in the time of Joshua, so it is all the more appropriate to post a Good News Friday … Continue reading

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What is Putin playing at in Syria?

The world was stunned when Putin stepped in to “save the day” for Barack Obama when the latter refused to intervene over his own red lines being crossed by Syria’s Bashar Assad as he gassed his own people. Everyone was … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

As in previous weeks, I’m hardly in the mood to find any good news at all, so I hope you appreciate my mental effort in the difficult search for a light amongst the darkness. With that caveat, I present you … Continue reading

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The Middle East’s volatility – and it’s all Obama’s fault

I have written before about the strange political bedfellows and previously unthinkable alliances that are taking shape across the Middle East since the Arab “Spring” (aka deep winter) broke out. Here are some examples of how this is all playing … Continue reading

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