Hamas airs film detailing Shalit's kidnapping

By ANNIE LUBIN, ARUTZ 7— The people of Gaza rejoiced Thursday, as they commemorated the one year anniversary of what they perceive as a victory — Israel’s freeing of 1,027 prisoners in exchange for the release of captured IDF soldier Gilad Shalit, held captive by terrorists for five years. As part of the celebration, Hamas’s…

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How Will History Remember Obama's 'Cairo Speech'?

By MARY GRABAR, FRONTPAGEMAG— Will textbook editors rush to include Mitt Romney’s foreign policy speech at the Virginia Military Institute last Monday, as they have with Obama’s speeches and autobiographical writing? It’s very doubtful.  Speeches by conservatives and Republican political leaders appear, if at all, as tokens, and are usually surrounded by material that puts…

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The hypocritical churches

By ISI LEIBLER, ISRAEL HAYOM— The recent initiative by a group of Protestant Christian leaders calling on Congress to re-evaluate military aid to Israel is a nauseating example of applying double standards against Jews and Israel under the cloak of piety and hypocritical sanctimoniousness. The signatories include leaders of the Lutheran, Presbyterian, Methodist and National…

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Iranians are beginning to panic amid rising costs

By GULF TIMES— Iran has long sought to play down the effects of international sanctions on its economy but the economic crisis engulfing the country can no longer be denied. The regime of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad now talks of an “economic war” but Iranians are beginning to panic about the deteriorating situation and are asking…

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Israel preparing for flood of Syrian refugees

By TZVI BEN GEDALYAHU— The IDF has drawn lines around land that will be used to absorb a potential flood of Syrian refugees fleeing from the civil war, and prevent a spillover of violence into Israel, Voice of Israel government radio reported. Military sources said the areas were designated “in cooperation with the United Nations…

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