Israel and the Middle East

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Iranian Theocracy on the Brink?

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Iranian Theocracy on the Brink? The Islamic Republic alienates its own base. By Joseph Klein After several days of protests in Iran that have spread throughout the country, costing at least 21 lives, the head of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards is claiming victory over the “sedition” after the Revolutionary Guards intervened. It is not clear yet […]

Are Iranians Really Protesting Against Islam?

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Are Iranians Really Protesting Against Islam? What’s behind their social, political, and even economic grievances. By Raymond Ibrahim Raymond Ibrahim is a Shillman Fellow at the David Horowitz Freedom Center. What began on December 28 as local protests against high food prices in the northern city of Mashhad, Iran, has spiraled into mass protests consisting […]

The Regime Chants “Death to America”, Iranians Chant “Death to Mullahs”

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The Regime Chants “Death to America”, Iranians Chant “Death to Mullahs” By Majid Rafizadeh Originally Published by the Gatestone Institute. Protests have grown and have spread across Iran in cities such as Tehran, Kermanshah, Shiraz, Rasht, Qom, Hamedan, Ahvaz, Isfahan, Zahedan, Qazvin, and Sari. The political nature of the protests has been made clear from […]

If the Islamic Republic is Falling, It’s Because of Trump

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If the Islamic Republic is Falling, It’s Because of Trump When one strong individual stands up, others follow. By Robert Spencer In 2009, Iran was swept by demonstrations, just as it is now. But at that time, the protesters were shouting “Allahu akbar,” and there was no indication that they wanted anything but reform of […]

Revolution in Iran

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Revolution in Iran Trump is no Obama and has voiced open support for the pro-freedom movement. By Kenneth R. Timmerman For Mansour Osanlou, the former head of the bus driver’s union in Tehran, a “new revolution” has begun in Iran. The protests, which began on Thursday in Iran’s most religious cities and spread throughout the […]

Robert Spencer: The End of the Islamic Republic?

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Robert Spencer: The End of the Islamic Republic? By Robert Spencer There is no way to tell now what will be the outcome of the massive protests that are sweeping Iran, but that they are undeniably momentous, despite the cavalier treatment they have received from the establishment media in the West. They have already led […]

Israel and the UN

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Israel and the UN By Todd Strandberg The United Nations was established in October of 1945 after World War II in order to prevent another such conflict. The UN did a good job of maintaining the peace between the Soviet Union and NATO block nations. During the Cuban Missile crisis, the organization helped cool tempers […]

History, Curses, Lies and Retribution

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History, Curses, Lies and Retribution By Daymond Duck When all is said and done Jerusalem will be the capital of Israel (and the world), and those that hurt the most will be those that are trying to prevent it. That is because God made a covenant to give all of the land of Canaan to […]

How Palestinians Silence Palestinians

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How Palestinians Silence Palestinians By Khaled Abu Toameh Originally Published by the Gatestone Institute. Most people probably do not know him by name, but the image of Mohammed Al-Dayeh was a public one for many years. The tough-looking, mustachioed man in military garb served as the trusted bodyguard of former PLO leader Yasser Arafat. His […]

Palestinians: Another “Reconciliation” Bites the Dust

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Palestinians: Another “Reconciliation” Bites the Dust By Khaled Abu Toameh Originally Published by the Gatestone Institute. For more than two months, the Hamas-Fatah “reconciliation” agreement that was reached in Cairo in October has been hailed by many Arabs and Westerners as a sign that the Palestinians were finally marching forward together. It turns out, however, […]

Words Not Enough to Deter Iran

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Words Not Enough to Deter Iran Brazen actions by Quds Force commander Qassem Suleymani show he is not deterred. By Kenneth R. Timmerman In a dramatic press conference held at Andrews Air Force base on Thursday, the U.S. Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, accused Iran of violating its commitments under UN Security […]

Terrorist Provocations in Gaza may lead to Full Scale War

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Terrorist Provocations in Gaza may lead to Full Scale War Tensions escalate as Israelis endure barrage of terrorist rocket fire from Gaza. By Ari Lieberman Sirens went off in southern Israel last Thursday as jittery Israeli civilians dashed for cover or scanned the skies for rockets and counter-rocket fire. It turned out to be a […]