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In Palestine, Mahmoud Abbas VS Mohammad Dahlan

2nd January 2015 – National Interest

In Palestine, Mahmoud Abbas VS Mohammad Dahlan

Grant Rumley

Thousands marched in the streets of Gaza last Thursday in support of Mohammad Dahlan, a longtime rival of Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas who has lived in the UAE ever since Abbas forced him into exile in 2011. Protesters blasted Abbas, whom they accused of corruption, tyranny and even treason, while at the same time cheering the exiled former leader. more...

Analysis & Commentary

26th February 2015 – PJ Media

Iran Working as Strategic Partner with Hezbollah Against Israel

Benjamin Weinthal

The recent Hezbollah attack on an Israel Defense Forces convoy in the Har Dov area close to Israel’s border with Lebanon, in which two Israeli soldiers were killed, was the latest move in a dangerous and high stakes game that is now underway on Israel’s northern frontier. Israel and Hezbollah are not the only players. more...

26th February 2015 – The Jewish Chronicle

What Evidence? Guardian Presents Dodgy Dossier on Iran’s Bomb Project

Emanuele Ottolenghi

The Guardian and al Jazeera were handed another treasure trove of leaked intelligence files this week, purportedly from a South African intelligence source. The documents include dossiers allegedly supplied by Mossad to its South African counterpart. more...

24th February 2015 – Quoted by Jack Moore - Newsweek

Israeli Settlement Tenders Reach 10-Year High

Grant Rumley

A 10-year record number of tenders were issued by the Israeli government for the construction of settlements in the occupied Palestinians territories last year, a new report by an Israeli settlement watchdog has revealed. more...

23rd February 2015 – Huffington Post

Washington’s Bad Military Bets in the Middle East

Jonathan Schanzer

Last month, the Houthis took over Yemen, delivering a blow to Washington's counterterrorism strategy, which held out Yemen as one of the few bright spots in an otherwise chaotic Middle East. more...

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