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The Lessons for Israel from Gaza – Zalman Shoval (Israel Hayom via Daily Alert)

By   /  April 5, 2018  /  Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Apr. 5, 2018 The Lessons for Israel from Gaza – Zalman Shoval From Israel’s perspective, the main lesson from last weekend’s events in Gaza is that they should be seen as a preview of what might happen in the future if an independent Palestinian state were to be established on our eastern border under the current […]

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Summaries of several articles re: the Gaza clashes from Daily Alert, with links

By   /  April 2, 2018  /  incitement, Israel, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Apr. 2, 2018 Israel Says It Will Expand Response If Gaza Clashes Go On, Brands Those Killed as Terrorists – Noga Tanopolsky A day after clashes with Israeli soldiers at the Israel-Gaza border left 16 Palestinians dead, IDF Spokesman Brig.-Gen. Ronen Manelis said Saturday that the protest – billed as nonviolent – was “not a nonviolent protest. It […]

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Israeli Army Cites Saudi Fatwa to Stop Palestinian Protests – Mohammad Ayesh (Pakistan Defence via Daily Alert)

By   /  March 30, 2018  /  friends/enemies, International, Islam, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Mar. 30, 2018 Israeli Army Cites Saudi Fatwa to Stop Palestinian Protests – Mohammad Ayesh (Pakistan Defence) Maj. Avichay Adraee, head of the Arab media division of the IDF Spokesperson’s Unit, on Wednesday released a video in which he used a Saudi fatwa to argue that Palestinians should not take part in upcoming protests. “The Saudi scholar, Sheikh Saleh al-Fawzan, […]

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“I Am Sick of Hijab, Sharia Law, Sharia Police” by Majid Rafizadeh (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  January 26, 2018  /  Israel  /  No Comments

Jan. 24, 2018 “The regime wants you to think that either there are no protests, or that the protests are solely about the economy. But I am not protesting the economy. Women are protesting the repressive Islamist laws. I am sick of Hijab, Sharia law and Sharia police. Women are sick of the Sharia police […]

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What the Iran Protests Have Already Achieved, by Sohrab Ahmari (Commentary)

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

Jan. 8, 2018 The breaking of myths. Click here for full article

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Israeli Intelligence Expert: Iranian Regime Has Sustained a Serious Strategic Blow – Erez Linn (Israel Hayom via Daily Alert)

By   /  January 8, 2018  /  Human Rights, International, Islamic fundamentalism, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jan. 8, 2018 Israeli Intelligence Expert: Iranian Regime Has Sustained a Serious Strategic Blow – Erez Linn (Israel Hayom) Even if the Iranian regime survives the recent wave of anti-government protests, “it will have sustained a serious strategic blow,” says Brig.-Gen. (ret.) Yossi Kuperwasser, former head of the IDF’s intelligence research division. “All of a sudden, […]

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Finding the Way Forward on Iran – Bret Stephens (NYT via Daily Alert)

By   /  January 8, 2018  /  Human Rights, International, Islamic fundamentalism, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jan. 8, 2018 Finding the Way Forward on Iran – Bret Stephens One of the reasons why easing sanctions on Iran was never likely to soften the regime is that the people who stood to gain from commercial ties with foreign companies are the same people most invested in the preservation of the regime. There’s no […]

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Middle East’s Dull Response to U.S. Jerusalem Decision Shouldn’t Be a Surprise – Haisam Hassanein and Wesam Hassanein (The Hill via Daily Alert)

By   /  January 5, 2018  /  Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jan. 5, 2018 Middle East’s Dull Response to U.S. Jerusalem Decision Shouldn’t Be a Surprise – Haisam Hassanein and Wesam Hassanein (The Hill) Three weeks after President Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, the pessimistic warnings of widespread protests and violence across the Middle East have proven to be overblown. There were protests […]

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BACKLASH: Liberal MP Jowhari Ripped By Constituents For Calling Iranian Regime “Elected Government” by SpencerFernando

By   /  January 5, 2018  /  Canada, friends/enemies, International, Islamic fundamentalism, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Jan. 4, 2018 Iran has nothing even close to free and fair elections, and Liberal MP Majid Jowhari is facing a massive backlash in his riding, which is home to many Canadians of Iranian descent. Click here for full article

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The West Should Stop Dithering and Show Its Support for the Protesters in Iran – Natan Sharansky (Washington Post via Daily Alert)

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

Jan. 4, 2018 The West Should Stop Dithering and Show Its Support for the Protesters in Iran – Natan Sharansky (Washington Post) An opinion piece in the New York Times recently argued that the best way for the U.S. government to help the Iranian protesters is to “Keep quiet and do nothing.” It is vital to understand why […]

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