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23rd January 2018 – The Jerusalem Post

EU Under Fire for Meeting with Iranian MP Involved in Holocaust Denial

Benjamin Weinthal

A slated Tuesday meeting between the European Parliament and Iran's Aladdin Boroujerdi, chairman of the Committee for Foreign Policy of the Islamic Republic's parliament, sparked outrage because the Iranian MP participated in a conference featuring Holocaust deniers, and for his role in this month's crackdown of Iranian protests against the regime in Tehran. more...

19th January 2018 – The Jerusalem Post

German Court Allows Labeling Jewish Anti-Zionist Activist as Antisemite

Benjamin Weinthal

A Munich court ruled in favor of the Bavarian capital’s Jewish community president Charlotte Knobloch on Friday, saying she can term an anti-Zionist Jew’s activity as antisemitic because he encouraged violence toward the Jewish people. more...

18th January 2018 – The Jerusalem Post

Hezbollah Terrorist Trial in Bulgaria Starts

Benjamin Weinthal

The trial of two Hezbollah operatives, who allegedly blew up an Israeli tour bus in 2012, killing five Israelis and their Bulgarian bus driver, started on Wednesday in Sofia, Bulgaria. more...

18th January 2018 – Quoted by Charles Bybelezer - The Media Line

Hizbullah’s Reign Of Terror: From Beirut & Beyond

Benjamin Weinthal

The trial of two Hizbullah operatives accused of blowing up an Israeli tour bus in 2012, killing five Israelis and the Bulgarian driver, kicked off this week in Sofia. The suspects, Meliad Farah and Hassan El Hajj Hassan, are being tried in absentia after fleeing to Lebanon, which refuses to extradite them despite Interpol warrants for their arrest. more...

16th January 2018 – The Jerusalem Post

Germany Raids Iranian Regime Sites for Spying on Israel

Benjamin Weinthal

German police raided targets across the country that were allegedly, on behalf of Iran’s secret service, conducting surveillance on Israeli and Jewish targets. more...

16th January 2018 – Quoted by The Tower

Germany Seeks 10 Members of Iran’s IRGC-Qods Force for Spying on Israeli, Jewish Targets

Benjamin Weinthal

German police raided locations in several states seeking members of Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps-Qods Force for allegedly spying on Jewish and Israeli targets, Benjamin Weinthal reported Tuesday for The Jerusalem Post. more...

13th January 2018 – The Jerusalem Post

British Parliament to Debate Full Ban of Hezbollah as Terrorist Entity

Benjamin Weinthal

The British House of Commons is slated to debate on January 25 a ban of the entirety of Hezbollah because of the Lebanese group’s terrorist activities. more...

12th January 2018 – The Jerusalem Post

Report: Saudi Arabia Sought to Buy Israel’s Iron Dome System

Benjamin Weinthal

Saudi Arabia’s government expressed interest in purchasing Israel’s antimissile Iron Dome system to stop attacks by the Iranian-backed Houthis in Yemen, according to a report in the Swiss paper Basler Zeitung this week. more...

12th January 2018 – The Tower

Germany Doesn’t Arrest Iranian Cleric Accused of Crimes against Humanity, Lets him Leave

Benjamin Weinthal

Germany has allowed Ayatollah Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi, the former head of Iran’s judiciary accused of crimes against humanity, to flee the country on Thursday for Iran, after the cleric received medical treatment for a brain tumor, Benjamin Weinthal reported in The Jerusalem Post. more...

11th January 2018 – The Jerusalem Post

Germany Permits Iranian Regime Mass Murderer to Flee the Country

Benjamin Weinthal

Ayatollah Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi – considered a successor to Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei – fled Germany on Thursday for Iran amid criminal complaints filed against him for crimes against humanity, after the cleric received medical treatment for a brain tumor. more...

8th January 2018 – The Jerusalem Post

German Politician Files Criminal Complaint Against Iranian Ayatollah for Mass Murder

Benjamin Weinthal

Ayatollah Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi, considered to be a successor to Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, faces protests and possible criminal prosecutions in Germany for his widespread executions of Iranians, which took place while he was the country’s justice minister. more...

8th January 2018 – New York Daily News

Forcing the EU to snap out of its cowardice on Iran

Benjamin Weinthal

To understand Europe’s misguided policy toward the hundreds of thousands of brave Iranians who have blanketed cities across their country to demand the end of the nearly 40-year-old mullah-led regime, it is worth recalling the words of Dan Schueftan, chairman of the National Security Studies Center at the University of Haifa: “Whenever you don’t know what to do, ask the Europeans. Then do the opposite.” more...

7th January 2018 – Fox News

Germany urged to abandon its support of Iran’s mullah regime

Benjamin Weinthal

While tens of thousands of Iranians have taken to the streets in protest, the German government is taking heat for what some are calling its pro-regime policy in Iran, and its decision to allow sanctuary and medical treatment for an alleged mass murderer from the Islamic Republic. more...

6th January 2018 – The Jerusalem Post

BDS Fails to Stop Israeli Artist from Performing Egyptian Songs in Berlin

Benjamin Weinthal

A Lebanese-based organization that promotes a boycott of the Jewish state failed to stop performances on Saturday and Sunday in Berlin of the Israeli artist Ariel Efraim Ashbel who is celebrating the songs of the late Egyptian singer Oum Kalthoum. more...

3rd January 2018 – The Tower

German Foreign Minister Under Fire After Comparing Israel to Apartheid South Africa

Benjamin Weinthal

Israel has slammed German Foreign Minister, Sigmar Gabriel, for comparing the Jewish State’s policies in the disputed West Bank territory to the former apartheid regime in South Africa, after terrorist organization Hamas used the minister’s statement for propaganda purposes, Benjamin Weinthal reported in The Jerusalem Post on Tuesday. more...

2nd January 2018 – The Jerusalem Post

Israel Slams German Foreign Minister for Comparing Jewish State to Apartheid

Benjamin Weinthal

Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan blasted German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel on Tuesday for comparing the Jewish State's policies in the disputed West Bank territory to the former racist apartheid system in South Africa. more...

2nd January 2018 – The Jerusalem Post

Germany’s Dangerous Foreign Minister

Benjamin Weinthal

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel is the newly- crowned poster boy of Hamas. A picture of Gabriel was featured on Hamas’s Twitter page on December 31, accompanied by the following tweet: “German FM describes the Israeli occupation as an apartheid regime like the one was [sic] in South Africa.” more...

26th December 2017 – The Tower

New Jersey Divests From Top Danish Bank after It Boycotts Israeli Companies

Benjamin Weinthal

New Jersey announced that it will divest from Danske Bank, Denmark’s largest bank, after the bank announced that it would not invest in two Israeli companies, Benjamin Weinthal reported Sunday for The Jerusalem Post. more...

24th December 2017 – The Jerusalem Post

New Jersey Bans Business with Danish Bank for Israel Boycott

Benjamin Weinthal

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie announced on Wednesday at a menorah-lighting ceremony that the state has divested all of its investments from the Danish bank Danske due to its boycott of Israeli companies. more...

22nd December 2017 – The Jerusalem Post

German Court: Marxist Party Cooperated with Palestinian Terrorist Entity

Benjamin Weinthal

The extremist Marxist-Leninist Party of Germany (MLPD) suffered a stinging defeat in a Hamburg court on Friday which ruled that a former German deputy and a weekly Jewish paper can state the far-leftist party cooperates with the Palestinian terrorist group PFLP. more...