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Sinai Peninsula Has Become the Latest Terrorist Playground; Egypt Declares It a Closed Military Zone

Since the overthrow of Egypt’s President Mohammed Morsi by the Egyptian army, more than a thousand people have died in the worst political violence the country has seen in modern history. While much of Cairo was in chaos yesterday, on

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Posted in A1, Middle East, Terrorism

Commentary: Obama’s UN Nominee is Bad for Israel and the United States

Recently, President Barack Obama nominated Samantha Power for the post of U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, a Cabinet-rank post requiring Senate confirmation. Why should we be concerned? Because Power has a documented record of describing both the U.S and

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Posted in B2, Headline, US, World

Analysis: As the Current Trend of Violence Escalates, Is Egypt Headed for Civil War?

October 6 Bridge Clash

In the early days of the so-called “Arab Spring” in Egypt, it was already clear that the seeds of democracy which spawned it would soon be eclipsed by an Islamist power-grab by the Muslim Brotherhood. We wrote about it in

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Posted in B1, Flashpoint, Middle East

Israel Air Force Stands Ready to Face Attack from Syria and Hezbollah

Anyone who has ever had the opportunity to witness the preparedness of Israel’s armed forces, particularly the readiness of its fighter pilots, cannot help but be impressed by the intense determination of the young airmen who have only seconds to

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As UN Ambassador, Samantha Power Represents Real Danger to US and Middle East

Samantha Power, President Barack Obama’s choice to fill the position of 28th US Ambassador to the United Nations, has built her reputation as a staunch and vocal advocate for “humanitarian intervention”, particularly where genocide is the likely result of non-intervention.

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Posted in Featured Stories, Middle East, US

War in Syria Spreads to Beirut as Rocket Slams into Hezbollah Stronghold

The Syrian conflict has suddenly taken a new and potentially deadly turn as a rocket attack against Hezbollah expanded the war deep into Lebanon. The attack, which injured four people, occurred on Sunday when two rockets came crashing into a

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Posted in Middle East, World

Palestinians Use Press as Human Shields While Firebombing Israeli Soldiers (with video)

Video Surfaces of Palestinian Arabs Attacking IDF from Behind Journalists A video has surfaced, posted to the website The Commentator, that purports to show several Palestinian Arabs hiding behind members of the press while hurling rocks and firebombs at the

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Posted in B3, Middle East, Terrorism

Israel Tells Syria, Hezbollah, Iran, and US: We Are Prepared to Act Unilaterally

Friday, May 10, 2013 JERUSALEM — Israel’s recent airstrikes on Syria not only stopped the delivery of arms to its sworn enemy Hezbollah in Lebanon but also gave notice to the Obama administration and Iran that the Jewish state has

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Lebanon, Syria Blame Israel for Attacks on Chemical Weapons Plant, Israel: No Comment

Lebanese and Syrian media are reporting that large explosions near Damascus are the result of Israeli bombing raids at 2 am this morning. An Israeli spokesman refused to comment on the reports, but the Israeli government has made it clear

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Posted in Flashpoint, Middle East

Israel on High Alert on the Syrian Border Following Threats from Assad

Israeli forces were on high alert in the Golan Heights Saturday, as clashes between Assad forces and rebel fighters reached areas near the Golan village of Majdal Shams. The IDF is concerned about mortar shells landing in Israeli territory and

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