Category Archives: Mideast news

Obama’s secret Iran strategy has empowered Iran to build missiles that can now reach Israel

We all thought the Iran Deal was over and done – a done deal which gave Iran more or less everything it demanded and allowed them to get away with anything which the West demanded of it. The deal also … Continue reading

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There’s trouble brewing down south on Gaza’s border

The knifing intifada appears to be waning – for the moment at least, a testament to the IDF and the police’s counter-terror and intelligence activities. But down south on the border with Gaza, there is trouble brewing once more. Last … Continue reading

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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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