Israel and the Middle East

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Where Russian and Iranian Aircraft Carriers Clash

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Where Russian and Iranian Aircraft Carriers Clash By Amir Taheri Originally Published by the Gatestone Institute. Last week, the Tehran daily Kayhan, believed to reflect the views of “Supreme Guide” Ali Khamenei offered its readers a front-page treat. It claimed that Arabs “are clamoring for statues of General Qassem Suleimani to be installed in Baghdad, […]

Erdogan’s Threat to Jerusalem

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Erdogan’s Threat to Jerusalem And what Israel and the U.S. must do in response. By Joseph Puder In an unprecedented move, President Donald Trump announced on Wednesday, December 6, 2017, that the U.S. recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s official capital. In an almost 20-minute speech, President Trump said, “I have determined that it is time to […]

ISIS: The Caliphate Dream Is Over

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ISIS: The Caliphate Dream Is Over But the killing isn’t. By Robert Spencer The caliphate is dead. Last Saturday, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi announced that the Islamic State (ISIS) had been driven out of Iraq: Today, our troops were able to purge islands of Nineveh and Anbar in full, and they (the forces) are […]

The Mullahs Overplay the Military Card

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The Mullahs Overplay the Military Card By Amir Taheri Originally Published by the Gatestone Institute. Faced with mounting domestic problems and diplomatic isolation to prolong its hold on power the leadership in Tehran is increasingly depending on the military establishment. Highlighting this growing dependence is the “Supreme Guide” Ayatollah Ali Khamenei who has held conclaves […]

Trump Recognizes Jerusalem As Israel’s Capital

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Trump Recognizes Jerusalem As Israel’s Capital Finally, the ancient Jewish city can take its place among world capitals. By Matthew Vadum President Donald Trump made history yesterday officially recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of the State of Israel, almost 70 years after the United States became the first country in the world to extend diplomatic […]

O Jerusalem

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O Jerusalem Israel – Middle East By J.L. Robb A year after I was born, Israel was reborn. At age 1, I did not have a clue to the significance of May 14, 1948 nor did I know of the numerous Biblical predictions of Israel’s return to center stage. As a kid, I went to […]

The Virgin Mary Had a Baby Boy

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The Virgin Mary Had a Baby Boy A Bible Study by Jack Kelley Therefore the Lord Himself will give you a sign. The virgin shall be with child and will give birth to a son, and will call him Immanuel (Isaiah 7:14). There is perhaps no prophecy in the Old Testament more controversial than this […]

Saudis Fed Up: “Palestinians Milking Us for Decades”

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Saudis Fed Up: “Palestinians Milking Us for Decades” By Bassam Tawil Originally Published by the Gatestone Institute. A young Saudi man has posted videos on social media in which he calls the Palestinians “dogs” and “pigs.” The man says that Saudi Arabia has provided the ungrateful Palestinians with “billions of dollars” during the past few […]

Turkey Rejects “Moderate Islam”

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Turkey Rejects “Moderate Islam” By Uzay Bulut Originally Published by the Gatestone Institute. At a conference on women’s entrepreneurship, held in Ankara on November 9 and hosted by the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan rejected the concept of “moderate Islam”. Referring to the vow by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin […]

Verbal Combat: Iran vs. Israel

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Verbal Combat: Iran vs. Israel Might it lead to war? By Joseph Puder U.S. voices at the United Nations (UN) and in the U.S. Congress are warning of the dangers of relying on Russia to curb Iran’s incursion deep into Syria, and warning of the treat this poses to U.S. allies, Israel and Jordan. Yet, […]

Holding the PLO Accountable

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Holding the PLO Accountable Is the US’s enabling of the PLO coming to an end? November 21, 2017 By Caroline Glick Originally published by the Jerusalem Post. Is the PLO’s long vacation from accountability coming to an end? How about the State Department’s? In 1987 the US State Department placed the PLO on its list […]

When Was the “Palestinian People” Created? Google Has the Answer

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When Was the “Palestinian People” Created? Google Has the Answer By Jean Patrick Grumberg Originally Published by the Gatestone Institute. In an op-ed in the Guardian on November 1, 2017, ahead of the 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas called on the UK to “atone” for the century of […]