Tag Archives: Lebanon

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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Guest Post – Middle East news you might have missed over the chagim

This is another guest post by frequent contributor Brian Goldfarb, who brings us a review of Middle East-related news that you might have missed over the Jewish holiday period. So, let’s start with some good news (sort of), with David … Continue reading

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Gaza war update: 4 year old Israeli boy killed by mortar, several Israeli civilians injured

With all the fanfare about Hamas’s missiles and rockets it’s easy to overlook the danger of mortars, which seem to be little more than glorified stones – until they hit someone.  In fact as many soldiers were injured or killed … Continue reading

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