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Copts Protest Eviction of Christians from Shabrat

Hundreds of Coptic Christians staged a protest outside Egypt’s parliament in Cairo on Sunday over the “forcible displacement” of Copt families from a village after reports of an affair between a Christian Man and Muslim woman began to circulate. “What happened is a national disgrace,” Copt activist Hani Ramsis told Gulf News. “The people forced […]

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Israel Conducts Successful Test on Arrow System

The Ministry of Defense announced on Friday that it conducted a successful test on the “Arrow” anti-missile system. The experiment tested the system’s enhanced capabilities of dealing with ballistic missiles such as the Scud and the Iranian Shihab. As part of the test, an F-15 Israel Air Force fighter jet launched a Blue Sparrow, a […]

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Report: Syrian Armored Forces Move Nearer to Israel

According to reports from the Free Syria Army, the Syrian military has moved forces stationed in the southern part of the Syrian Golan Heights closer to Israel. The Syrian military did not come close to the border with Israel. However, armored forces that were stationed along the Syria-Jordan border, which were recently reinforced, were moved […]

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Update: Canadian Network Disapproves of TV Host’s Anti-Israel and Anti-Jewish Remarks

We republished HonestReporting Canada’s call for action against Quebec TV show host Stéphane Gendron, who  lamented that “unfortunately, Israel has not yet collapsed” and that Israel “does not deserve to exist”. Thanks to the many of you who responded, the V-Network was bombarded with complaints and the story was picked up by a number of Canadian media outlets. Courtesy […]

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Embassy Baghdad in Decline

by Daniel Pipes February 7, 2012 Cross-posted from National Review Online: The Corner Ever since the U.S. government announced in March 2004 plans to build “the largest embassy ever run by any country,” I have been on the case, poking fun at its over-wrought size (21 acres), excessive expense (US$750 million), and gargantuan personnel (16,000) […]

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The MidEast PR Machine: From Assad to the Palestinians

The following by HR Managing Editor Simon Plosker is republished courtesy of The Commentator.   Israelis are often, and sometimes with justification, criticized for their inability to get their message across in the media and to the world at large. But what about Israel’s neighbours in the Middle East? The leaking of hundreds of emails from Syrian President Bashar Assad’s office by the ”Anonymous” hacking group […]

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Blame the UN’s Power on George H.W. Bush

by Daniel Pipes February 7, 2012 Cross-posted from National Review Online: The Corner If Franklin D. Roosevelt and his wife Eleanor were the naïfs who foisted the United Nations on the world, George H. W. Bush was responsible for its revival as a political force. From about 1950 to 1990, the United Nations Security Council […]

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