Ahmadinejad Challenges Obama to a ‘Man-to-Man’ Debate

by Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has challenged U.S. President Barack Obama to a public and “man-to-man” debate when the Islamic Republic leader visits the United Nations next month for the next session of the General Assembly. President Obama is unlikely to accept the offer.  Ahmadinejad criticized the American leader for missing “historic […]

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Jihadi Animated Clip Shows Sword Decapitating Obama

by Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu New jihadi anti-American incitement features an animated clip of a sword beheading U.S. President Barack Obama. Other candidates for beheading in the clip are U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, U.S. General David Petraeus and Pope Benedict. The website’s message, translated by Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI), was posted Monday […]

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Obama Names Medicaid Chief Who Backs Anti-Israel Doctors

by Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu Republicans, and some Democrats, are in an uproar over U.S. President Barack Obama’s naming a Medicare chief who backs socialized medicine—and an anti-Israel physicians’ group. The appointment of Donald Berwick, who is heavily involved in the anti-Israel Physicians for Human Rights organization, was made without going through the usual process of […]

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PLO Flag to Fly in Washington D.C.

by INN Staff The United States State Department has announced to the Palestinian Authority/Palestinian Liberation Organization Mission representative in the United States that its status will be upgraded from a ‘bureau’ to that of a “general delegation’ and that this change will allow the office in which the  representation is situated to fly the PLO, now also the Palestine Authority, flag at its entrance. The […]

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Biden: ‘The heavy lifting is over’

The “heavy lifting is over” when it comes to the Obama administration’s legislative priorities this year, Vice President Joe Biden said Thursday evening. Biden said now that Wall Street reform is finished and signed into law, the administration could go out and make its political case for its accomplishment. “Now that the heavy lifting is […]

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Americans To Attempt Gaza Flotilla

Americans opposed to Israel’s naval blockade of the Gaza Strip are organizing a ship from the United States to take part in an international flotilla. The flotilla, set to sail to Gaza in September or October, will be made up of ships from India, Europe, Canada, South Africa and the Middle East. The organizers hope […]

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Jerusalem Thaws the Freeze, Approves New Housing

by Tzvi Ben Gedalyahu Jerusalem’s planning commission ended the de facto building freeze Monday night by approving building 32 new housing units in Pisgat Ze’ev, where 50,000 Jews lives in the northeastern part of the city. The Palestinian Authority claims the areas as part of its proposed new Arab country within Israel’s post-1967 borders. The approval […]

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