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Protesters in Basra, Iraq, Storm Iranian Consulate – Qassim Abdul-Zahra (AP via Daily Alert)

By   /  September 12, 2018  /  International, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Sept. 12, 2018 Protesters in Basra, Iraq, Storm Iranian Consulate – Qassim Abdul-Zahra (AP) Protesters in Basra, Iraq, stormed the Iranian consulate on Friday. Iran controls powerful Shiite militias in Basra which are held responsible for poor public services and corruption. Protesters have torched offices belonging to the Iranian-backed militias, chanting, “Iran, out, out!” They also burned […]

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Trump Is Showing Acumen in Iraq, by Prof. Hillel Frisch (BESA)

By   /  September 7, 2018  /  International, Islamic fundamentalism, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

September 7, 2018 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: President Trump is described, even by the few commentators who are relatively friendly towards him, as having no clear strategy in international affairs. This assessment does not hold true across the board. In the Middle East at least, his strategy is very clear. Click here for full article

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Iran and Turkey Divert Iraq’s River Waters, Leaving Iraq on the Brink of Catastrophe – Col. (ret.) Dr. Jacques Neriah (JCPA via Daily Alert)

By   /  September 7, 2018  /  International, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Sept. 7, 2018 Iran and Turkey Divert Iraq’s River Waters, Leaving Iraq on the Brink of Catastrophe – Col. (ret.) Dr. Jacques Neriah (Institute for Contemporary Affairs-Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs) The failing water infrastructure in Basra, Iraq, is causing plague-like conditions in the local population. Some 500 to 600 individuals are admitted to emergency rooms […]

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3,000 Yazidi women remain enslaved, by Geoffrey Clarfield & Mirza Ismail (Youtube podcast)

By   /  September 4, 2018  /  Human Rights, International, Islamic fundamentalism, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Aug. 30, 2018 Podcast of a radio show with Geoffrey Clarfield & Mirza Ismail, a leader in the Yazidi community of Canada. There are still 3000 Yazidi women who are enslaved by ISIS fighters in Syria, Iraq and other parts of the middle east. Some strong arguments are made on what the Canadian government should […]

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Is Canada Prepared for the Threat of Returning Jihadists? by A. Z. Mohamed (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  August 31, 2018  /  Canada, International, Islamic fundamentalism, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Aug. 30, 2018 Canada’s intelligence service stated that some 60 “returnees” — fighters who had returned to Canada — “have the potential to pose a significant threat to our national security.” In other words, there are dozens of jihadis roaming free in Canada, without being apprehended or charged by authorities. The noise surrounding the debate […]

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Iraqi Writer: Arab Muslims Are Racist And Expansionist – And Attribute These Evil Traits To Israel (MEMRI)

By   /  August 8, 2018  /  double standards, friends/enemies, History, Human Rights, incitement, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

July 2, 2018 In an article posted August 28, 2017 on the liberal Arab website Al-Hiwar Al-Mutmaddin (ahewar.org),[1]Iraqi Muslim Arab writer ‘Ali ‘Abd Al-Karim Al-Sa’di harshly criticized Muslim Arabs, saying they are racist, greedy, harbor expansionist aspirations, and hate the other – yet, by a double standard, they attribute all these traits to Israel, and raise their […]

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After ISIS, Secrets Of Jewish Mosul Emerge From The Rubble, by Seth J. Frantzman and Omar Mohammed (Forward via Mosaic)

By   /  July 16, 2018  /  History, Islamic fundamentalism, Jewish Community, Judaism, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

July 9, 2018 Islamic State (IS), like the Taliban, systematically destroyed ancient religious sites in the places that came under its control—some because they were associated with non-Muslim religions, others because they were venerated by Muslims in a way that IS deemed idolatrous. Alongside the physical destruction resulting from the war itself, this policy has […]

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“Why Do They Think Islam Is a Religion of Peace?”, by Raymond Ibrahim (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  May 9, 2018  /  Human Rights, International, Islamic fundamentalism, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Apr. 15, 2018 Muslim Persecution of Christians: October 2017 Three Muslim men kidnapped a 12-year-old Christian girl, gang-raped, and sadistically tortured her, including burning her body with cigarettes. When her mother of went to police the same day, they refused to start a criminal investigation or even to file a complaint. — Pakistan. “These attacks […]

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Trump and Mattis are carrying out a grand strategy in Syria, by Mark Langfan (INN via Israpundit)

By   /  May 7, 2018  /  friends/enemies, International, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

May 7, 2018 Kurds and Arabs have formed a pincer that prevents Iran’s road to the sea and it will soon be apparent that everyone, except Iran, is in favor. Click here for full article

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The Summit Meeting In Ankara Between Russia, Turkey, Iran: What It Means For The Region, by Melik Kaylan (Forbes)

By   /  April 8, 2018  /  friends/enemies, International, Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Apr. 6, 2018 The leaders of Russia, Turkey and Iran convened for a summit in Ankara on April 4 ostensibly to discuss Syria. (Putin, Erdogan and Rouhani). Most pundits noted two salient inferences, that the US was conspicuously absent and the conclave would lead to nothing longterm since the countries involved had divergent goals in […]

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