Articles tagged with: Avigdor Lieberman

Bakir Oweida
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on : Saturday, 22 Mar, 2014

Opinion: Let Gaza Breathe

There are cities, states and whole regions that are fated to never stay out of the news for too long—and I don’t mean local, everyday news, but important, sometimes earth-shattering news. These are the places with conflicts that have no hope of being resolved anytime soon. Gaza is one of those hotspots. Earlier this month, on March 12, Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman called for the “reoccupation” of Gaza in retaliation against Palestinian Islamic Jihad firing a number o...

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Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Tuesday, 23 Jul, 2013

EU Hezbollah blacklist receives mixed response

London, Asharq Al-Awsat—The unanimous decision to classify the armed wing of the Hezbollah as a terrorist organization, made Monday by European Union, has received mixed responses outside Europe. The EU decision—agreed on by the foreign ministers of the 28 member-states—was welcomed by many, including opposition groups in Syria, where Hezbollah is estimated to have deployed thousands of fighters. Conversely, the announcement was met with sharp criticism from those allied with the movem...

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Dr. Amal Al-Hazzani
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on : Thursday, 31 Jan, 2013

The Israel We Do Not Know

Being something of an exception in the Middle East, the Israeli elections are often great fun and full of surprises. This time we saw the emergence of politician Yair Lapid, leader...

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