Tag Archives: Syria

Good News Friday

This post is not going to be a regular Good News Friday post though it will contain what I consider several good news items.  In any event the news keeps overtaking me before I can get around to writing a … Continue reading

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Good News to start the week

On Friday I promised to post some good news after Shabbat, and I like to keep my promises, so here are a few good news items to lift our spirits. Although this doesn’t fall strictly into my “Friday post” kind … Continue reading

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Israel’s northern border heats up

Operation Northern Shield, in which the IDF uncovered and destroyed 6 Hezbollah tunnels from Lebanon into Israel, was declared a success by the IDF a few days ago, although some people felt it was a premature announcement. But success or … Continue reading

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Israel-Russia ties shaken after Russian plane downed by Syria

Yes, I know the headline does not make any logical sense. If a Russian plane was downed by Syria, why on earth should Israel get the blame? Let’s back up a bit and look at the chronology. Israel has had … Continue reading

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A long hot summer on Israel’s borders

The situation on Israel’s major borders is so volatile that it looks like we’re in for a long hot summer in more ways than one. The South Let’s have a quick look at the smouldering southern border with Gaza, via … 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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