Siemens Will No Longer Deal With Iran

The German engineering corporation Siemens will no longer conduct business with Iran. The major firm announced its decision at its annual shareholders meeting Tuesday. The announcement came shortly after German Chancellor Angela Merkel said at a news conference in Berlin with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu that she was seriously considering tougher sanctions on the […]

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Syria Calls Up Military Reserves

Friday, Jan. 22, Damascus ordered a Level 4 mobilization of Syria’s army reserves for deployment to the Golan Heights on the Israeli border, to meet what it calls “IDF plans of attack.” DEBKAfile’s military sources interpret Level 4 as referring to Syrian armored and commando brigades. In Lebanon, too, Hizballah has placed “all its forces” […]

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BREAKING NEWS: Obama Lies About Lobbyists

Tonight, Barack Obama said, “To close that credibility gap we must take action on both ends of Pennsylvania Avenue to end the outsized influence of lobbyists; to do our work openly; and to give our people the government they deserve. “That’s what I came to Washington to do. That’s why – for the first time […]

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Criticizing Islamists Can Be Hazardous to Your Health

by David J. Rusin  •  Jan 22, 2010 at 10:43 am The first goal of Islamists is to silence all who counter their ideology. But while most radical Muslims in the West are content to intimidate anti-Islamists through smears or lawsuits, some do resort to violence, as in the 2004 slaying of Dutch filmmaker Theo […]

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BBC: Denying Jewish Jerusalem

The BBC’s flagship documentary distorts Jewish history and rights to Jerusalem while promoting a one-sided and biased agenda. On 18 January, the BBC’s flagship documentary program, Panorama, focused on tensions in the area of eastern Jerusalem adjacent to the Old City. Any pretence at balance is thrown out of the window as reporter Jane Corbin makes […]

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Tariq Ramadan Gives Up – Then Tries Again

by Daniel Pipes The Swiss Islamist Tariq Ramadan was about to take up a position at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana in 2004 when the U.S. government prevented him from entering the country on the grounds that he had funded two Hamas-related groups. For five years, his exclusion has been debated and tried. […]

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Jordanian Arrested For Bombing Israeli Convoy

An Amman taxi driver was arrested on suspicion of involvement in Thursday’s bombing of an Israeli diplomatic convoy in Jordan, Al-Arabiya reported. No one was injured in the attack, in which two remote-controlled bombs were detonated close to the Allenby Bridge crossing just as a convoy of Israeli diplomats visiting Jordan passed. Four diplomats and […]

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American Jew Held as Spy in Cuba

A 60-year-old American Jewish social worker may have gotten caught in the crossfire between the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Cuban government. Alan P. Gross, a former volunteer organizer in the presidential campaign for the current President Barack Obama, is being held in Cuba on suspicion of spying for the United States […]

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Palestinian Rocks Injure Baby

An Israeli baby girl was injured when Palestinians threw rocks at the car in which she was riding. The year-old Jewish girl was taken to Hadassah University Medical Center in Ein Kerem on Thursday after the rock crashed through the window of the car as it was driving through the southern Hebron Hills and hit […]

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