Category Archives: Mideast news

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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What incitement feels like for Muslim children and how it influences their lives into the future

Millions of words, acres of newsprint and gigabytes of bandwidth have been spent trying to explain the phenomenon of anti-Israel and anti-Jewish incitement in Muslim societies. The Israeli government, particularly Binyamin Netanyahu himself, go on and on about incitement to … Continue reading

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Our worst nightmare: Iran empowered

Due to Obama’s fecklessness, or more likely his wilfulness, on Sunday, “Implementation Day” (the day the JCPOA – otherwise referred to here as the Iran deal – came into effect) Iran became the beneficiary of huge amounts of money and … Continue reading

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