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Hamas seen unleashing attacks on Israel to divert attention from internal unrest

WorldTribune.com TEL AVIV — Israel’s intelligence community has determined that the Hamas regime is acting to offset the growing unrest in the Gaza Strip. Officials said Hamas has lifted restrictions from its military as well as Palestinian militias in attacks on Israel. They said Hamas was operating both missile, mortar and rocket gunners in the […]

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Lebanese, Israeli militaries on alert along border

WorldTribune.com NICOSIA — Israel and Lebanon have placed their militaries on alert in the wake of the collapse of the government of Prime Minister Saad Hariri. Officials said the Lebanese Army has been placed on alert in southern Lebanon near the border with Israel. A similar situation was reported along the Israeli side of the […]

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Islam's bad habit of eradicating the cultures it displaces

Islam's bad habit of eradicating the cultures it displaces

By Alexander Maistrovoy Welcome to the Holy Land: Al-Haram Al-Ibrahimi in Hebron, Bilal Ibn Ribah mosque in Bethlehem and Al-Burak Wall… Recently the Palestinian Authority sanctioned a research project aiming at denying any connection between the Western Wall and the Second Jewish Temple destroyed in 70 AD by the Romans. The project approved by PA President […]

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Iran blames Israel after nuclear scientist killed

Iran blames Israel after nuclear scientist killed

TEHRAN, Iran – Iran’s president accused Israel and the West of being behind a pair of daring bomb attacks that killed one nuclear scientist and wounded another in their cars on the streets of Tehran on Monday. He also admitted for the first time that a computer worm had affected centrifuges in Iran’s uranium enrichment […]

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Drang nach Osten. In the name of Allah!

By Alexander Maistrovoy Had anyone of the European monarchs, grandees or pontifices of the XVth century ever heard a word “Prussia”? Unlikely. Stuck in the Baltic bogs between Russia and Poland, Prussia, the miserable successor to the Teutonic Order, the obedient vassal of proud Poland (Rech Pospolita), hopelessly vegetated on the boondocks of Europe. Could anyone […]

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Israeli air strikes kill Al Qaida agents in Gaza

WorldTribune.com TEL AVIV — Israel’s military continues to target an Al Qaida-inspired militia in the Gaza Strip. The military said the Air Force has been targeting and attacking Al Qaida-aligned insurgents assigned to operations in neighboring Egypt. Over the last two weeks, at least two senior Al Qaida operatives were killed in air strikes in […]

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Obama offers Israel 20 additional F-35 jets for a 90-day construction freeze

WorldTribune.com TEL AVIV — Israel has reported a U.S. offer of 20 fighter-jets for the extension of a freeze on Jewish construction in the West Bank. Officials said President Barack Obama has promised to donate 20 Joint Strike Fighters in exchange for a 90-day freeze on Jewish construction in the West Bank. The officials said […]

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The peace un-process: One Israel, three civilizations

By Alexander Maistrovoy Clinton’s words that Russian-speaking Israelis are an obstacle to reaching peace can be understood in different ways. But excluding their emotional component, it is necessary to recognize: the immigrants from the former Soviet Union are most opposed to the peace process (or what is implied by this term). Let’s look at the root […]

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Israel eyes technology to disable ships at sea without boarding

Israel eyes technology to disable ships at sea without boarding

Special from WorldTribune.com TEL AVIV — Israel is developing technology to stop hostile ships without boarding following its disastrous commando raid on an aid flotilla to the Gaza Strip in late May. The Defense Ministry has overseen a project to develop systems that could halt large ships at sea without seriously damaging the vessels. Officials […]

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Netanyahu praises commandos who raided flotilla

Netanyahu praises commandos who raided flotilla

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks on Oct. 26 with Israeli naval commandos who participated in a deadly raid on a Gaza-bound flotilla last May. /AP/Dan Balilty ATLIT, Israel – Israel’s leader praised on Tuesday the naval commandos who participated in a deadly raid on a Gaza-bound flotilla last May that drew international condemnation. Prime […]