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Eight stabbed in Russian city, police shoot man dead (Reuters)
Finnish knife attacks investigated as terrorism-related crimes, police say (Reuters)
Charlottesville mayor wants special session to remove Confederate statue (Reuters)
Trump fires chief strategist Steve Bannon (Haaretz)
Flooding leaves 82 dead, 5 million stranded in Bangladesh (DPA)
Two dead, Several wounded in stabbing in Finnish city of Turku, police say (Reuters)
Erdogan tells Turks in Germany to vote against Merkel (Reuters)
Fourth person arrested in connection to Barcelona attack (Reuters)
Spain: 130 people were injured in the attacks in Barcelona and Cambrils (Reuters)
At least 8 believed to be involved in two Spain terror attacks (Reuters)
Russian, German foreign ministers discuss North Korea crisis in phone call (Reuters)
Death toll in Sierra Leone mudslide reaches more than 400, UN says (AP)
Spanish police arrest another suspect in connection with Barcelona attack (Reuters)
26 French citizens injured in Barcelona attack, Foreign Ministry says (Reuters)
Police kill 5 suspects with bomb belts in attack south of Barcelona (Reuters)
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by Anshel Pfeffer
Calling your political rival a Nazi is a time-hallowed tradition in Israel
This specific term is a something left and right in Israel have always used against each other.
Jan 19, 2014
Israeli government to back bill banning use of Nazi symbols
Etgar Keret imagines a 'brave new Israel' where the word 'Nazi' isn't banned
Before you ban 'Nazi,’ stop trivializing the Holocaust
What Iran has learned from the Korean crisis
While it remains unclear how serious is the North Korean threat of war, and how far its missiles can reach, the example set by Pyongyang is spurring Tehran to persevere with its own nuclear program.
Apr 4, 2013
Yair Lapid, the two Mrs. Cohens, and the infantilization of Israeli economics
The commentariat and twitterati may have stuck their knives into Lapid's Facebook column but as long as there is no one educating the public to demand anything better, Lapid will continue setting his own shallow agenda.
Apr 2, 2013
After the monkey that didn't quite make it to space, the Iranian 'stealth bomber'
Iran continues to showcase its technological achievements in commemoration of 34 years to the Islamic Revolution, with the aim of presenting Iran as at the forefront of technology, despite its international isolation.
Feb 2, 2013
IAF long-range capabilities mean more than just Iran in the crosshairs
Israel hasn't taken responsibility for attacks on distant targets, but foreign reports attribute at least four strikes in Syria and Sudan to Israel in recent years.
Jan 30, 2013
Iran's space monkey is merely a PR stunt
Despite the claims by Iran that their recent rocket launch is a breakthrough in their space program, experts say nothing new has been achieved.
Jan 28, 2013
Who spread reports of an 'explosion' at Iran's Fordow nuclear plant and why?
According to the report, the explosion in Fordow seriously damaged many of the centrifuges in the plant and trapped underground 240 employees who have yet to be rescued. But if this is true, why have the major news networks dismissed it?
Jan 28, 2013
More Catholic than Bibi: Lieberman is now the true Likud
A week after Likud 'princes' were ousted in the party primaries, Yisrael Beiteinu chairman promotes second-generation Revisionists at the expense of his hitherto loyal allies. Does that pave the way to his taking over Likud?
Dec 5, 2012
Winners and losers of Israel-Hamas cease-fire
It is premature to assess whether the cease-fire is good or bad for Israel, but the winners and losers are already clear.
Nov 22, 2012
War by all means – How the IDF fights in 2012
Israel has taken a new tactic in the current round of violence, centered both in the air and in cyberspace.
Nov 15, 2012
In U.S. election, only Israel and Pakistan would have voted against Obama
Washington is in an impossible position where it is both urging the leaderships of both nations to solve their problems, while at the same time aiding them in perpetuating the current situation.
Nov 7, 2012
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