Category Archives: Middle East Politics

Iran’s Supreme Leader publishes new book outlining ‘annihilation’ of Israel, giving Iran full reign in Middle East

From the EU Reporter: Only weeks after a deal was reached between the world powers and Iran that will lift international sanctions in exchange for some restrictions on and monitoring of its declared nuclear program, which Iran largely developed in … Read more

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Israel’s Foreign Ministry chief: Sunni Arab nations are our ‘allies’

This report from JTA is highly significant: NEW YORK (JTA) – The director general of Israel’s Foreign Ministry, Dore Gold, called the Middle East’s Sunni Arab nations “Israel’s allies.” Gold used the term twice in a presentation Wednesday in New … Read more

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An historic meeting

A letter from Canon Andrew White, Foundation for Relief and Reconciliation in the Middle East Dear Friends, Greetings from Baghdad. I have been in Cyprus, England, Israel, Jordan and Iraq in the last last ten days so I have been … Read more

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Mahmoud Abbas and the Arafatian Jesus

by Gerald A. Honigman On September 23, 2011, Mahmoud Abbas officially demanded that the United Nations create Arab state # 22–the second, not first, Arab state within the original 1920 borders of the Mandate of Palestine. Jordan was carved out … Read more

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The downgrading of the Palestinian UN bid

Herb Keinon, writing in the Jerusalem Post, suggests that Israel is not as isolated as it sometimes seems. Distinct similarities are beginning to emerge between the “freedom flotilla” that was supposed to set sail for Gaza from Europe this summer … Read more

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