Category Archives: Israel

“Iran’s Flexible Fatwa” WINEP

"The Supreme Leader first issued an oral nuclear fatwa in 2003, and he has repeated it in numerous speeches since then. These pronouncements, which use a religious idiom to describe nuclear weapons as “forbidden” (haram), have the same legal standing as … Continue reading

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IMO Iran will wait for Biden

A journo friend called yesterday to ask my opinion about the course of near term events regarding Iran. The murder of a senior Iranian scientist at the weekend may have been done by Israel or the United States or both … Continue reading

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Moscow Has No Problems With S400 Transfers To Iran Once UNSC Resolution 2231 Expires Oct. 18. by J.

Iran possessing the Russian S400s could prove to be a game changer, especially for Israel. Sources: New Sanctions? Israeli Government egging D.C. on J.

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Gulfies on the Temple Mount? Haaretz

"When Israel and Bahrain announced the normalization of relations, their joint statement included the affirmation by Israel affirmed that "all Muslims who come in peace may visit and pray at the Al-Asqa Mosque."  The Old City of Jerusalem’s Al Aqsa … Continue reading

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“Jewish Soldiers and Civilians Looted Arab Neighbors’ Property en Masse in ’48. The Authorities Turned a Blind Eye” Haaretz

"Refrigerators and caviar, champagne and carpets – a first-ever comprehensive study by historian Adam Raz reveals the extent to which Jews looted Arab property during the War of Independence, and explains why Ben-Gurion stated: ‘Most of the Jews are thieves’" … Continue reading

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“… the Israeli Victory Is Nearly Complete.” Amira Hass

"Twenty years later, the Israeli victory is nearly complete: The well-planned armed robbery of Palestinian land goes on daily unhindered. The model that Israel created in Gaza is being copied in the West Bank (including East Jerusalem) and translated into … Continue reading

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The UN is not a government.

Some points regarding the UN: 1.  It has no effective power to enforce anything.     a. It has no money of its own.  The members make voluntary donations.     b.  It has no army.  Members volunteer troops for … Continue reading

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Bibi admits that the UAE/Israel deal is based on a lie. AMN

"Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said that he has not agreed to remove the issue of the extension of Israeli sovereignty over lands in the West Bank and will not relinquish it. Netanyahu said during a speech on Thursday … Continue reading

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“Biden intervened to keep Israel ‘occupation’ out of Democratic platform” Times of Israel

"Prior to Biden’s intervention, progressives in the party had secured agreement to include the word for the first time in the Democratic platform. Ultimately, the section on Israel included more robust language defending the rights of the Palestinians to a … Continue reading

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River prawns as canal cleaners. Who knew?

  "Beyond the consumer applications, Professor Sagi has also been involved in research on using the prawns to combat schistosomiasis, a debilitating waterborne disease that affects around 200 million people worldwide, primarily in impoverished areas. Also known as Snail Fever, … Continue reading

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