Articles tagged with: Israel

Eyad Abu Shakra
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on : Tuesday, 5 May, 2015

Opinion: The threat of a well-oiled Iranian lobby

I feel sad that, as a journalist who was born and raised in Lebanon, and whose journalistic career has taken me to almost all the world’s continents, I have only visited one border point between Lebanon and Israel: the Naqoura UN post. However, friends and relatives who have visited the border area, especially during the 1960s and 1970s, used to tell me about the unfortunate and stark difference between what they saw on either side of the barbed-wired fence. The land of occupied Galil...

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Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Monday, 4 May, 2015

Ethiopian protests draw attention to racism in Israel

Jerusalem, Reuters—Images of Israeli police firing stun grenades are usually set in the West Bank and involve Palestinian protesters. But on Sunday the situation was quite different—riot police battling thousands of Ethiopian Jews in the center of Tel Aviv. The spark was a week-old video showing two Israeli policemen punching, beating and trying to arrest an Israeli soldier of Ethiopian descent in what appeared to be an unprovoked attack. The two-minute video is the latest in a...

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Eyad Abu Shakra
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on : Wednesday, 15 Apr, 2015

Opinion: The Truth about “America’s Project”

With every day that passes, Operation Decisive Storm proves just how necessary, and hence, justifiable it is. The conspirators inside Yemen have made huge investments over the ...

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Abdulrahman Al-Rashed
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on : Sunday, 5 Apr, 2015

Opinion: Iran, the Beast Unchained?

In my Op-ed yesterday about the framework nuclear deal between the West and Iran, I wrote an analysis of this topic’s previous chapter and sought to understand why Iran accepted ...

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Abdulrahman Al-Rashed
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on : Saturday, 4 Apr, 2015

Opinion: Iran nuclear deal means change is coming

The nuclear deal is now a reality and one that should be dealt with as a fait accompli. Even before getting into the details of the nuclear deal between Iran and the United States,...

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Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Saturday, 4 Apr, 2015

Iran president views nuclear deal as start of new relationship with world

Beirut and Jerusalem, Reuters—Iran's president said on Friday that a framework for a nuclear deal was just the first step toward building a new relationship with the world, a...

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Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Tuesday, 24 Mar, 2015

Arab-Israeli political leaders reject Netanyahu’s apology

Jerusalem, AP—Arab political leaders in Israel on Tuesday rejected Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's apology for comments he made in last week's national elections that offen...

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Sawsan Abu-Husain
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on : Saturday, 21 Mar, 2015

Arab League seeking joint confrontation of terrorism: Bin Helli

Cairo, Asharq Al-Awsat—Leaders attending the upcoming Arab League summit must seek "joint Arab confrontation" of terrorism across the Middle East, the deputy secretary-...

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Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Wednesday, 18 Mar, 2015

Netanyahu’s Likud surges to stunning Israeli election win

Tel Aviv, AP—Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's ruling Likud Party scored a resounding victory in the country's election, final results showed Wednesday, a stunning ...

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Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Tuesday, 17 Mar, 2015

As Israelis vote, Netanyahu rules out Palestinian state

Jerusalem, AP—Israelis were voting in parliament elections Tuesday after a heated three-month campaign that focused on economic issues but ended with a dramatic last-minute...

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