Tag Archives: Iran

Guest Post: Good News Friday

This week’s Good News Friday installment was written by reader and frequent contributor Brian Goldfarb {with occasional comments and additions from me). ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Just like pretty well all the readers of these pages, I look for good news from the … Continue reading

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Pass the popcorn: Unprecedented tension between Saudi Arabia and Iran

When our enemies start fighting each other Israel can usually sit back and enjoy the show, although always with a weather eye out for any “collateral damage” that might be headed our way, whether from stray missiles and bullets or … Continue reading

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Who is fighting whom in Syria? Israel watches cautiously from the sidelines

Anyone following the news out of the Middle East nowadays is bound to be confused. In fact I wouldn’t be surprised if the governments of all the above countries were equally confused. Let’s just have a look at some recent … Continue reading

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Meanwhile, upheaval in the rest of the world

While we in Israel have been caught up with the wave of terror and violence that has been sweeping Israel in recent months, the rest of the world has not been standing idly by. Paris, Brussels and the rest of … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Despite it all – Good News Friday

This is a guest post by frequent contributor Brian Goldfarb. I had second and third thoughts about posting it today, after the dreadful news this week, which seems to get worse and worse. But weeping and wailing won’t help us … Continue reading

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Who’s fighting whom in Syria?

I was planning to write about the Syrian civil war some time ago but then events in Israel overtook me.  Make no mistake, the “knife intifada” – which includes stones, rocks and car-rammings too – is still ongoing, but it’s … Continue reading

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