Tag Archives: Iran

Escalation in the south: Hamas fires 200 rockets at Israel over Shabbat, IDF targets incendiary kite-launchers

While those of us lucky enough to live in the centre or north of the country enjoyed a pleasant Shabbat, other Israelis were not so lucky. The residents of the south, in the Gaza “envelope”, spent most of Friday night … Continue reading

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Israel steals Iranian rain-clouds (or maybe just their brains)

An Iranian general has taken the Zionist Menagerie of Doom™ one step further down the slippery slope to insanity and has accused Israel of stealing Iranian rain clouds! An Iranian general on Monday accused Israel of manipulating weather to prevent … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

While we’re still basking in the reflected glory of Prince William’s historic royal visit to Israel, there were a couple of additional items I found which I thought suitable for this week’s Good News Friday post. First, we have a … 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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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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