Category Archives: Mideast news

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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Turning the tables Part II: US Rejecting the Palestinian right of return, defunding UNRWA

The basis of the Palestinians’ grievance against Israel is their claim to their “right of return” to what was once “Palestine”.  Their demand is claimed not only for the original half-million or so refugees of 1948, but – uniquely for … Continue reading

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Turning the tables on our enemies

It’s been an interesting few weeks as the tables turn and turn again on our enemies. Remember how the Palestinians tried to get Israel thrown out of FIFA, the international football association, on the false grounds of discrimination against Arabs?  … Continue reading

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A long hot summer on Israel’s borders

The situation on Israel’s major borders is so volatile that it looks like we’re in for a long hot summer in more ways than one. The South Let’s have a quick look at the smouldering southern border with Gaza, via … Continue reading

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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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