Netanyahu praises ‘historic’ move to reinstate US sanctions on IranNetanyahu praises ‘historic’ move to reinstate US sanctions on Iran

By Israel Hayom—- Just before restoring U.S. sanctions on Iran, which had been lifted in 2015 under an international nuclear deal, the Trump administration carved out exemptions on Friday for eight countries that can still import oil from the Islamic republic without penalty. The U.S. sanctions take effect Monday and cover Iran’s shipping, financial and…

“Jihad Allowance”: Views of Work in the Middle East

By Nonie Darwish, Gatestone Institute-— Recently, the President of Iran, Hassan Rouhani, dismissed President Trump as just a “tradesman” who lacked the qualifications to handle political and international affairs. At face value, the criticism might sound similar to that of an opposition party alleging that Trump lacks political experience. Coming from an Islamic leader, however,…