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U.S.-backed militias claim big advance against ISIS in Syria's Tabqa (Reuters)
Turkey threatens further strikes on U.S.-allied Syrian Kurds (AP)
Netanyahu heckled at opening ceremony of memorial hall for Israel's fallen (Haaretz)
Polish official suspended after depicting EU's Tusk as SS officer (AP)
Turkey fires 3,900 in second post-referendum purge (Reuters)
South Korea says U.S. reaffirms it will pay THAAD costs, joint drills wrap up (Reuters)
Trump invites Philippine President Duterte to White House (Reuters)
Trump discussed North Korea threat in call with Philippines' Duterte (Reuters)
Trump says China is putting pressure on North Korea over nuclear program (Reuters)
Syrian army base reportedly attacked near border with Israel; Syria denies attack (Haaretz)
Israel puts West Bank on closure until Tuesday ahead of Independence Day, IDF says (Haaretz)
Turkish authorities expel more than 3,900 from civil service in latest purge (Reuters)
French presidential hopeful Le Pen names nationalist as prime minister (Reuters)
Security tight as pope celebrates open-air Mass in Cairo (AP)
Russia's Lavrov says ready to cooperate with U.S. on Syria (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
There’s no difference between Romney and Obama on Iran
When you examine the likely scenarios that could play out regarding Iran, there seems very little chance of either candidate, if elected, choosing different courses of action.
Jul 30, 2012
Obama's Israel security bill is mainly political and mostly redundant
The United States-Israel Enhanced Security Cooperation Act is mainly for political purposes – it will have little effect on the already close defense ties between the two countries.
Jul 29, 2012
Israel has more to fear from lone actors than Iran at the Olympics
The Sunday Times' report 'Israel Fears Iran Attack at Games' is not based on any new information, and the connection between Iranian terror and London 2012 is tenuous at best.
Jul 22, 2012
The Bulgaria attack: Hard truths from Israel's former national security chief
This is a tit-for-tat dirty war, and not just another terrorist attack. Iran needs to prove to itself and its minions that it can hit back at Israel.
Jul 19, 2012
Britain's MI6 chief: Iran two years away from becoming nuclear power
In first official confirmation of British intelligence operations against Islamic Republic's nuclear program, Sir John Sawers says Iran is determined 'to go down that path.'
Jul 13, 2012
China is Iran's only lifeline through the sanctions, but will it be enough?
Unlike Moscow, Beijing is less committed either way in the P5+1 talks with Iran and can still decide to ally itself with either side.
Jul 9, 2012
The time for diplomacy with Iran is over - bring on the sanctions
It would come as a major surprise, even for the most optimistic of commentators, if anything more than yet another date for more negotiations comes out of the Istanbul talks.
Jul 3, 2012
Iran's global terror attempts are a bid to defend its nuclear program
Western intelligence services believe that the more pressure Iran is under, the more it will resort to global terror attacks.
Jul 2, 2012
How dangerous is Iran's submarine fleet?
Should we be worried by a recent announcement Iran has retrofitted its fleet with 'the best and most equipped systems existing in the world,'and that some of the fleet is deployed to the inland Caspian Sea?
Jun 28, 2012
Re-set your watches for October - the new Iran deadline
Many Israelis think that soon they will wake up and find their air forces has bombed Iran overnight; the reality, however, is that most reports you will read are just as unbelievable as they sound.
Jun 26, 2012
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