Tag Archives: Lebanon

Israel and Saudi Arabia: a desert mirage or a new alliance?

In the crazy world of Middle East wars, politics and shifting alliances, it is hardly surprising that relations between Israel and Saudi Arabia are warming up from their deep freeze. In fact this is an alliance (“friendship” is too strong … Continue reading

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More good news: Arch-terrorist child-killer Samir Kuntar is dead! Killed by the IAF

Excellent news greets us this morning as we hear of the well-deserved though much-too-late death of the arch-terrorist child-killer Samir Kuntar at the hands of Israel: Arab media reported Sunday morning that Israel assassinated Lebanese terrorist Samir Kuntar. Several Israeli … Continue reading

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Israel assists the Middle East through oil and trash

A couple of stories caught my eye this week through which a common thread runs – that of Israel being able to provide a solution to assorted Middle Eastern problems. Lebanon is in the throes of a trash crisis, as … Continue reading

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Compare and contrast: the attitudes of the White House and Arab journalists towards Israel

As I wrote in an earlier post, the politics of the new Middle East is making the strangest bedfellows and the unlikeliest adversaries.  The US Administration is actively distancing itself from Israel, and even slandering it.  (I covered Obama and … Continue reading

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IDF soldiers killed in Hezbollah attack named

The two IDF soldiers who were killed in yesterday’s cross-border attack in the were identified yesterday as Captain Yohai Kalangel and Sergeant Dor Nini: The two IDF soldiers killed in the Hezollah attack on the Israel-Lebanon border on Wednesday are … Continue reading

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UPDATED: 2 soldiers killed in Hezbollah attack on IDF patrol on the Lebanese border

UPDATED: 2 soldiers were killed in the attack.ברוך דיין אמת Breaking news from the north of Israel: an Israeli patrol near the Lebanese border came under anti-tank missile fire from over the border. Seven IDF soldiers have been reported as … Continue reading

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