Bahrain Moves To Outlaw Contact With Israel

Lawmakers in Bahrain passed a bill that would outlaw any contact with Israel, including travel and business relationships. The lower house of the parliament on Tuesday approved the bill, which includes jail terms of three to seven years and a $27,000 fine for “any contact or relations with Israel” or “the establishment of diplomatic or […]

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Karzai’s Brother and Washington’s Kept Politicians

by Daniel Pipes Ahmed Wali Karzai, brother of Afghan president Hamid Karzai (pictured) is reportedly on the American payroll. Ahmed Wali Karzai, brother of the Afghan president, “a go-between between the Americans and the Taliban,” and “a suspected player in the country’s booming illegal opium trade,” the New York Times informs us, “gets regular payments […]

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UAE Raises Israeli Flag For First Time

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) raised an Israeli flag for the first time this week in recognition of an Israeli delegation attending an international energy convention, the foreign ministry said on Thursday. Israeli representatives Simona Halperin from the Foreign Ministry and Dr. Avraham Arbiv from the Ministry of National Infrastructures sat under the flag while […]

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