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White House to bypass Congress on Iran nuclear deal

The Obama administration will seek to avoid a vote in Congress on any nuclear deal with Iran, according to The New York Times.

“We wouldn’t seek congressional legislation in any comprehensive agreement for years,” one senior U.S.

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Centinel2012 reblogged this on Centinel2012 and commented:

I sure hop this is not true --- we do not need a nuclear armed Iran in the world.

It is because of Arab malevolence that the State of Palestine does not exist... it is not the fault of Israel

In recent weeks recognition of the entity known as ‘Palestine’ has taken up the parliamentary time of Sweden, the UK and Scotland. It is almost as if the stand-off between Israel and its Arab neighbours is the one defining issue that will take us from the peaceful world as we know it (irony alert) and into a deep dark abyss. 462 more words

The Love-Hate Relationship between Hamas and the Palestinian Authority

Perhaps my western mind simply does not understand Middle Eastern thought, but the relationship between Hamas and the Palestinian Authority boggles my mind.  One day they are forming a unity government together, another day they seem to mistrust or oppose all that the other does.  554 more words

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What is rationale for recognizing non-existent state of Palestine ?

NEW YORK TIMES
by Caroline Glick
October 17, 2014

When Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven announced his decision to recognize the non-existent state of “Palestine” earlier this month, he inadvertently gave the game away. 160 more words

Israel & Middle East

Palestinian Al-Aksa Mosque preacher to NATO’s Arab partners: Kill the Jews instead

Cross-Posted at CiFWatch.

While British Parliamentarians spend today debating whether to recognise “a state of Palestine” they might wish to view MEMRI‘s clip below. 191 more words

Israel

Kerry Pledges $212 Million in U.S. Aid to Help Rebuild Gaza

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry has pledged $212 million in new aid to help rebuild Gaza after the region accumulated heavy damage during this summer’s 50-day war between Israel and Hamas. 222 more words

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