Arab Commentators Back Netanyahu On Speech To Congress

Netanyahu said that “even if Israel has to stand alone – Israel will stand.”

Yochanan Visser Western Journalism 3/3/2015

…Right after Netanyahu’s speech, commentators on Israeli TV highlighted the Arab and Iranian response to the event.

Tzvi Yechezkieli, the Arab affairs expert of Channel 10, said that many Arab commentators supported the content of Netanyahu’s […]

Afghanistan agrees to pact with Iran, while resisting US accord

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani, right, stands with Afghan President Hamid Karzai, before their meeting at Tehran’s Saadabad Palace in Iran, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013. Karzai arrived in Tehran for a one-day visit on Sunday to discuss regional and international issues with Iranian officials. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi) 12/8/2013

Afghan President Hamid […]

Britain spending millions to train Palestinian security forces despite rights concerns 5/2/2013

LONDON — Britain, despite allegations of torture, has been playing a major role in training and financing Palestinian security forces in the West Bank.

Officials acknowledged that the government of British Prime Minister David Cameron was pumping tens of millions of euros to maintain PA intelligence and security agencies.

The officials said Britain […]

Iran fired at US drone in Persian Gulf last week; news held until after election

Iranian jets fire on U.S. drone

Barbara Starr CNN 11/8/2012

Two Iranian Su-25 fighter jets fired on an unarmed U.S. Air Force Predator drone in the Persian Gulf last week, CNN has learned.

The incident raises fresh concerns within the Obama administration about Iranian military aggression in crucial Gulf oil shipping lanes.

The drone was […]

Armada of British naval power massing in the Gulf as Israel prepares an Iran strike

An armada of US and British naval power is massing in the Persian Gulf in the belief that Israel is considering a pre-emptive strike against Iran’s covert nuclear weapons programme.

Sean Rayment The Telegraph [UK] 15 Sep 2012

Battleships, aircraft carriers, minesweepers and submarines from 25 nations are converging on the strategically important Strait of […]

Egypt’s Morsi Shocks Iran with Statement Condemning Syria’s Assad

John J. Xenakis Big Peace 31 Aug 2012

Egypt’s President Mohamed Morsi created some controversy last week when he accepted an invitation from Iran to come and speak at the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) summit, being held in Tehran. Morsi’s visit to Tehran is being called “historic,” since it’s the first such visit by an […]