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Progressive “secularist”, Kyle Kulinski, American born blogger and podcaster of Polish and Italian origin, professed nasty and hateful anti-Israel sentiments in his latest YouTube video. Kulinski repeats the usual tropes of Palestinian rights and Israeli colonisation, stating that he would prefer Israel to withdraw to 1947 borders. 215 more words


Charles Krauthammer: Two-state solution is impossible not because of Netanyahu, but because Palestinians don't want it

Of all the idiocies uttered in reaction to Benjamin Netanyahu’s stunning election victory, none is more ubiquitous than the idea that peace prospects are now dead because Netanyahu has declared that there will be no Palestinian state while he is Israel’s prime minister. 847 more words

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Alleged Islamic State affiliate claims responsibility for Yemen Mosque bombings that killed at least 137, injured 350

ADEN, Yemen

Quadruple suicide bombers on Friday hit a pair of mosques controlled by Shiite rebels in the Yemeni capital, Sanaa, unleashing blasts through crowds of worshippers that killed at least 137 people and wounded around 350 others in the deadliest violence to hit the fragile war-torn nation in decades. 859 more words


Obama Drags U.S. – Israeli Relations To New Low

President Barack Obama told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu the United States would “reassess” aspects of its relationship with Israel. The phone call Thursday was officially described as a message of congratulations on Netanyahu’s victory, but it also carried a serious warning after the prime minister opposed the creation of a Palestinian state in the last days of his campaign. 625 more words

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What's next for Canada in the fight against Islamic State

The Conservative government will lay out its case next week for expanding Canada’s war against Islamic State. The Citizen looks at the big questions heading into what will likely be a heated debate over the next phase of the military mission. 859 more words


Tunisia: Few initial thoughts what was the Bardo attack (probably) about

Attack in Tunisia left at least 21 dead including at least 17 foreign tourists. We do not know much about the attackers, but what do you think the target (museum, tourists) tell us about their intentions? 685 more words


Netanyahu And Likud Storm To Victory Against The Odds

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s ruling Likud Party scored a resounding victory in the country’s election, final results showed Wednesday, a stunning turnaround after a tight race that had put his lengthy rule in jeopardy. 396 more words

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