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‘Nazis would approve!’ Bizarre IDF meme depicting ‘Iranian woman breeding terrorism’ backfires

An IDF tweet that appears to show a silhouette of a woman pregnant with ‘terror’ with a slogan accusing Iran of ‘breeding’ terrorism, has triggered uproar, with some accusing Israel of hitting rock-bottom with Nazi-style rhetoric. Israel, infamous for its overly simplistic ways of describing the perceived Iranian threat, has[…]

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Was UK paying White Helmets to produce Syria ‘chemical weapon’ PR as cover for Jaish Al Islam?

As controversy rages over the alleged April 2018 Douma “chemical weapon attacks” that signaled the end of Jaish Al Islam’s occupation, life in the Syrian city gradually returns to peace and stability. The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons’ (OPCW) interim report and final report have thrown the Western[…]

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Yvonne Ridley on Muslim women and human rights

By Yaseen Kippie While South Africans feel the country is in bleak state given the current political upheaval and weak economy, world renowned speaker Yvonne Ridley calls our country a place of optimism, and an example for the Middle East. Ridley is a British journalist, who was captured by the Taliban[…]

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US says settlements ‘not helpful’ to peace process as Jared Kushner arrives in Israel

US President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior advisor Jared Kushner arrived in Israel Wednesday morning, where he met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, marking the beginning of Kushner’s so-called Middle East peace efforts. Kushner, a real estate developer with little experience in international or Middle Eastern diplomacy, was also[…]

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