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Christian, Yazidi Women Still in ISIS Captivity by Sirwan Kajjo (Gatestone Inst.)

By   /  April 16, 2018  /  Human Rights, Islamic fundamentalism, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Apr. 16, 2018 Despite losing control of Raqqa and other major strongholds in Syria and Iraq, ISIS continues to keep many of the women it kidnapped during its rise in 2014. The world seems to have forgotten about them. Habib, traded four times during her captivity, witnessed many cases of Christian and Yazidi girls — […]

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4 articles from Israel Hayom, Apr. 13, 2018

By   /  April 13, 2018  /  double standards, friends/enemies, incitement, International, Lies & Deceptions, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

What’s at stake in Syria by Clifford D. May, Apr. 13, 2018 http://www.israelhayom.com/opinions/whats-at-stake-in-syria/       No one can tell Israel how to defend itself by David M. Weinberg, Apr. 13, 2018   http://www.israelhayom.com/opinions/world-has-no-right-to-tell-israel-how-to-defend-itself/       Military braces for Palestinian ‘firebomb campaign’ on Gaza border by Dr. Reuven Berko   http://www.israelhayom.com/opinions/hamas-failed-doctrine/       Terrorist […]

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Israel can only rely on itself, by Yoav Limor (Israel Hayom)

By   /  April 9, 2018  /  friends/enemies, Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Apr. 9, 2018 While sympathetic to Israel’s concerns, the United States does nothing about them. Russia listens attentively and then lays down with the enemy, even selling it advanced weapons. 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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FALLOUT FROM THE TURKEY-IRAN-RUSSIA MEETING, by Seth J. Frantzman (J. Post)

By   /  April 6, 2018  /  friends/enemies, International, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Apr. 6, 2018 The problem is that the US has no clear plan now for Syria, while its adversaries appear to have one. Click here for full article

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TRUMP’S RETREAT (J. Post)

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

Apr. 4, 2018 Thankfully, Israel is a stable, democratic nation with the strongest military in the Middle East and a robust economy. It has never asked the US to fight its battles. …what can be seen as an asset with regard to America’s enemies, can work in a converse direction with allies. Israel, the Kurds, […]

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ISIS documents reveal systematic enslavement of Ezidi women by Nadia Riva (Kurdistan 24)

By   /  March 26, 2018  /  Human Rights, International, Islamic fundamentalism, Mid. East news, Terrorism  /  No Comments

Mar. 25, 2018 ERBIL, Kurdistan Region (Kurdistan 24) – Documents allegedly recovered from the Islamic State (IS) in Syria reveals the systematic and institutionalized mass enslavement of Yezidi (Ezidi) women. Over 5,000 documents were reportedly obtained by Al-Aan TV in Syria’s town of Tabqa, in Raqqa Province, which was liberated by the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) […]

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Reframing the Middle Eastern and Palestinian Refugee Crises By Dr. Alex Joffe and Dr. Asaf Romirowsky (BESA)

By   /  March 14, 2018  /  International, Islamic fundamentalism, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Mar. 13, 2018 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: There are two Middle Eastern refugee crises currently vying for resources and attention. One is nominally focused on Syria but in fact extends from Libya to Afghanistan. The other crisis is Palestinian and has supposedly been going on since 1948. A closer look at the causes of these crises shows the […]

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The Most Unnerving Visit to the Middle East in a Long Time, by Lindsey Graham (WSJ)

By   /  March 13, 2018  /  International, Islamic fundamentalism, Israel, Mid. East news  /  No Comments

Mar. 12, 2018 In Syria and Lebanon, Iran and its proxies escalate their threats to Israel, Sunni Arabs and the U.S. Mr. Graham, a Republican, is a U.S. senator from South Carolina. Click here for article

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