Category Archives: Middle East

The Education of Marine Le Pen by ROBERT FISK

Marine Le Pen has been doing a little Trumping in Beirut. Yes, all the way from Paris she came to ride her French presidential election campaign through the sectarian thickets of Lebanon by refusing to wear a veil to meet … Continue reading

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Israel’s Terrible Problem: Two States or One? by JOHN CHUCKMAN

Israel has created a terrible problem which it is incapable of solving. That is why it has always been the case that the United States must pretty much dictate a solution, but it is unable to do so, paralyzed as … Continue reading

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Good times over for expats in Saudi Arabia

Seventeen years after first setting foot in Saudi Arabia, Dominic Steck shipped his two cats and returned to Germany with his wife and school-age children, who hardly know their homeland. As Saudi Arabia steps up efforts to employ more of … Continue reading

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70.5% of the 193 UN member nations recognise the State of Palestine http://aje.io/x79m

70.5% of the 193 UN member nations recognise the State of Palestine https://t.co/mJe0QiX80y pic.twitter.com/5NytVKnUfB — Al Jazeera English (@AJEnglish) January 18, 2017

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Palestinian child detainee has leg amputation after being hit by an Israeli jeep

16-year-old Palestinian detainee Sharif Khanfar is being held in Afula’s Ha’emek Hospital and has had a below-knee amputation, due to an injury sustained after being hit by an Israeli jeep near a flying checkpoint in Jenin on 3 January 2017. … Continue reading

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Terrorism: How the Israeli state was won – Tom Suarez

On December 14, Tom Suárez spoke at The House of Lords, London, at the invitation of Baroness Jenny Tonge. Drawing from his recently published book State of Terror, he addressed the centennial of the Balfour Declaration and his views on … Continue reading

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From the beginning……

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