Muslim Brotherhood and Protesters Accuse Each Other of Working for the Jews

By DANIEL GREENFIELD, FRONTPAGEMAG— It wouldn’t be politics as usual in the Muslim world if both sides didn’t accuse each other of being tools of the vast international Zionist conspiracy. Because that’s just the way things are in the Golden Age of the Arab Spring. On the Muslim Brotherhood side, the Egyptian Prosecutor General is…

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Can Jewish groups speak out on Hagel?

By JONATHAN TOBIN— One of the interesting subtexts about the debate over the nomination of Chuck Hagel to be secretary of defense has been the relative silence from the organized Jewish world. Though there was widespread shock from most pro-Israel activists, even those who were loyal liberal Democrats, about the president’s decision to choose one…

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About the next government

By CAROLINE GLICK-— It is still difficult to assess how Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu will govern in his next government. The public has little interest in begging the Palestinians to return to negotiations. But then the Israeli public has rarely had much interest in pursuing fruitless deals with unreformed Palestinian terrorists. The only reason we…

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UN: Israel must withdraw from Judea, Samaria

By CHANA YA’AR, ARUTZ7— The United Nations says Israel must withdraw all of its citizens from the regions of Judea and Samaria. The recommendation came in a report issued Thursday by the U.N. Human Rights Council, which has a history of passing numerous biased resolutions condemning Israel for various alleged ‘crimes’ each year. “Israel must,…

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'Israel, Vatican near historic relationship upgrade'

By HERB KEINON, JPOST— After 14 years of glacial negotiations, Israel and the Vatican are on the verge of signing a long-elusive agreement that would formalize diplomatic relations, Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon said on Tuesday. Ayalon’s comments to The Jerusalem Post came after a meeting in Jerusalem of a working commission that has been…

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US warns Syria not to transfer weapons to Hezbollah

By YITZHAK BENHORIN, YNET-— The White House on Thursday warned Syria not to transfer weapons to Hezbollah, as tensions mounted following reported Israeli raids on a military research center and a weapons convoy. “Syria should not further destabilize the region by transferring weaponry to Hezbollah,” said Ben Rhodes, a US deputy national security advisor. The…

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Is the Obama administration deliberately feeding the flames in Egypt?

By VICTOR SHARPE, AMERICAN THINKER— What the Muslim Brotherhood’s victory in Egypt meant was the end of any hope on the part of secularists, women, and especially Egyptian Christians who were yearning for equal rights and the beginning of a true and enlightened fledgling democracy. Instead, they will now be forced to endure ominous Islamic…

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Is Iran Trying to Start Another War

By STEPHEN BRYEN and SHOSHANA BRYEN, GATESTONE— Israeli jets struck something Tuesday night; Wednesday’s guessing game has been, “what was it?” First reports from Western news services said the Israeli Air Force hit a convoy of weapons moving west from Syria toward, or even in Lebanon. A Lebanese army source said nothing was hit there…

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'Israel strikes Syrian weapons cache en route to Hezbollah'

By REUTERS— Israeli forces attacked a convoy on the Syrian-Lebanese border on Wednesday, sources told Reuters, after Israelis warned their Lebanese enemy Hezbollah against using chaos in Syria to acquire anti-aircraft missiles or chemical weapons. “The target was a truck loaded with weapons, heading from Syria to Lebanon,” said one Western diplomat, adding that the…

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