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By all means, let's keep giving these guys more settlements

Grotesque:

A one-and-a-half year-old Palestinian infant was burned to death and three of his family members were seriously wounded late Thursday night after a house was set on fire in the village of Douma, near Nablus.

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Is something big about to happen at al-Aqsa/the Temple Mount?

Speaking of Israel and Palestine, there seems to be a growing concern that the Israeli government may do something to change the legal status of al-Aqsa… 547 more words

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Hamas may need a new sponsor

Remember a couple of weeks ago, when Saudi King Salman took a somewhat surprising meeting with Hamas’s political leadership? Well, it seems that Hamas might have had… 546 more words

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Just in time for Jonathan Pollard to live in one of them!

You couldn’t make this stuff up: a day after the Obama administration announced that convicted Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard will be released from prison in November, Benjamin Netanyahu expresses his gratitude… 342 more words

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The Iran nuclear deal

I should have had this post up at least ten days ago but Greece and other things (e.g. work) got in the way. I’m not sure I have anything original to say about… 4,657 more words

France

I lived by his side, now meet stray people, a play about an occupation -- on the anniversary of Austen's death


Breaking the Silence (see below)

Dear friends and readers,

From a long-time Trollope and Net friend who I’ve seen three times in Oxford now — we read Eliot’s… 1,675 more words

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