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Rocket barrage in the south – three Israelis hurt as house suffers a direct hit in Sderot

It was only to be expected. Our stupid, cowardly, lily-livered “government” have been negotiating with Hamas (Hamas! Unbelievable!) to arrange a truce, so what do Hamas do? They shoot across the border of course, and fire off yet another huge … Continue reading

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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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The violation of Israeli human rights by arson and missiles, and the silence of the international media

While the HRC and the international media are concerning themselves with the self-imposed plight of the Palestinians, particularly in Gaza, it has shown no sympathy for Israeli human rights which are violated daily in the South (as well as elsewhere … Continue reading

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Ceasefire, my foot! We cease, they fire

An informal ceasefire was reached between Israel and Hamas before the weekend. But as we have come to learn from bitter experience, “ceasefire” means “we cease, they fire” – and in this case “fire” means both rockets and literally, shooting … 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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The upside down world of the UN

I have written frequently about the upside down, Alice in Wonderland type of world which the UN inhabits. We see this surrealism at play once again these past couple of weeks as the UN’s World Health Organization awarded the IDF … Continue reading

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