2012- the year of living dangerously

BY BARRY RUBIN, GLORIA— Coverage of the region-wide upheaval known as the “Arab Spring” would make it seem that terrorism, especially Islamist terrorism, is pretty much as dead as are its thousands of victims. After all, if the protest demonstration and balloting have proven able to resolve grievances then who needs to blow people up?…

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Bethlehem to host church conference which demonizes Israel

BY GIULIO MEOTTI, ARUTZ 7— Next March,  the Bible College in Bethlehem will host dozens of US theologians, activists and ministries for the “Christ at the Checkpoint 2012 Conference”. It is to be a major religious and political event meant to demonize Israel and to support the Palestinian Intifada against the “ethnocentric” Jewish State. The…

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Iran, Hezbollah stepping up efforts to save Assad regime in Syria

BY GIL COHEN, HAARETZ— Iran and Hezbollah are strengthening their efforts to ensure the survival of the Bashar Assad regime in Syria, Military Intelligence Chief Major General Aviv Kochavi said on Wednesday. “They are providing with knowledge, weapons and other means and recently with active involvement,” Kochavi said. Kochavi also said that the face of…

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Iran: We'll bring the war to Israel and 'beyond'

BY DAVID LEV, ARUTZ 7— Iran is preparing its own answers to the string of assassinations of Iranian scientists, a web site identified with President Mahmud Ahmadinejad said Thursday – and those responsible had better start staying awake nights, a senior Iranian official was quoted as saying. Naming Israel specifically, the Rajah News website said…

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Don't Be Fooled by the BDS Movement's Hidden Agenda

By ASAF ROMIROWSKY, THE JEWISH EXPONENT — With this year’s National Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Conference set to take place at the University of Pennsylvania in early February, it’s important to understand what the BDS movement is all about and what its ultimate goals are. The movement’s focus is the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. But it specifically…

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Schalit thanks Germany, France for release effort

BY HERB KEINON, JPOST— Some three months after being released from Hamas captivity, Gilad Schalit met separately with the ambassadors of Germany and France on Wednesday to thank them for their countries efforts in securing his release. Schalit, surrounded by cameras, went to both countries embassies in Tel Aviv with his father Noam. He presented…

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Another Iranian nuke scientist assassinated

BY RICK MORAN, AMERICAN THINKER— The official Iranian news agency Fars is calling it a “terrorist attack” and are accusing Israel and the US of carrying out the assassination of an Iranian nuke scientist. The scientist was identified as Mostafa Ahmadi Roshan, a supervisor at the main enrichment facility at Nantanz. And the method was,…

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