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Jerry Lewis, Jewish comedy legend, dies at 91 (Reuters)
Mortar bomb hits trade fair in Damascus, killing 6 people (Reuters)
Bomb kills 3 Lebanese soldiers fighting ISIS along Syrian border (AP)
Iranian lawmakers approve nearly all of re-elected President Rohani's picks for Cabinet (AP)
Syria's Assad rejects security cooperation with West unless it disavows opposition groups (AP)
Iraqi forces launch offensive to take back Tal Afar from ISIS (Reuters)
Missing imam at center of Spanish terrorism investigation following attacks (AP)
Syria's Assad: Direct military support of Iran, Russia, Hezbollah reduced burden of war (Reuters)
Iran parliament approves majority of Rohani cabinet picks (Reuters)
Train derails in northern India, killing at least 23 (AP)
Clashes over a Confederate monument erupt in Dallas cemetery, police now removing protesters (AP)
Hundreds march against white supremacy at rallies in Los Angeles, Atlanta and Dallas (AP)
Iraqi forces start offensive to take back IS-held city of Tal Afar (Reuters)
2 dead in small plane crash near Oregon eclipse viewing site (AP)
'Free speech rally' in Boston cut short after massive counterprotest (AP)
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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
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
Ahead of Israel election, Ehud Barak puts Iran nuclear intel to political use
Haaretz analyst Anshel Pfeffer says that the defense minister, by choosing to discuss information concerning Iran's nuclear program with a U.K. reporter, is trying to keep the Israeli public in the dark.
Nov 1, 2012
Sunday Times report details alleged IAF strike on Sudan arms factory
The U.K. paper claims that Israel targeted an Iranian-run missile factory in Khartoum last week; Sudan has accused Israel of bombing the military complex, killing two people.
Oct 28, 2012
Direct U.S.-Iran nuclear talks could leave a few winners, and losers, in its wake
Senior Haaretz analyst Anshel Pfeffer says possible talks could be derailed by a long list of potential events, but the New York Times leak is extremely timely for the Obama administration.
Oct 21, 2012
A well-deserved prize, and a warning
The decision to bestow a Nobel Peace Prize on the European Union was justified - even if the EU is a bloated bureaucracy that excessively interferes in the affairs of its member-countries.
Oct 12, 2012
Iran chatter may dominate Israel's elections, but the talk will remain just that
The irony of it all is that, in his UN speech, Netanyahu effectively ruled out an Israeli strike on Iran, at least until next summer.
Oct 10, 2012
Is Iran's hold on Lebanon weakening?
Lebanese President hints that the regional balance may be changing, and Hezbollah's predominance is no longer guaranteed.
Oct 3, 2012
As currency plunges, more signs of unrest plague Iran
Ahmadinejad is trying to blame the financial crisis on foreign 'hostile' forces, but it seems the lame-duck president is being set up to take the blame for all of Iran's ills.
Oct 2, 2012
Siemens and Iran: A checkered past
After decades of cooperation, why is the Islamic Republic so quick these days to point the finger at the German giant?
Sep 23, 2012
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