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Widespread unrest in Iran reflects the “Handmaid’s Tale” regime increasingly being imposed upon Iranian women

September 29, 2022 | Tammy Reznik

Iran continues to be convulsed by widespread unrest, reportedly affecting as many as 80 cities. According to Iranian regime sources, at least 41 people have been killed, and more than 1,200 arrested

Syria's Al Kibar plutonium reactor before and after Israel's successful strike in 2007.

The Axis of Proliferation

September 13, 2022 | Oved Lobel

Few assessments of Syria’s would-be nuclear program to date have mentioned the links with Iran or Pakistan or explored their deep relationships with North Korea.

Iranian centrifuges (Credit: Shutterstock)

Latest IAEA report on Iran suggests a critically dangerous situation

September 13, 2022

Robert Barwick: Long standing Larouchite activist now a pro-China shill (YouTube screenshot)

Australian LaRouchites get aggressive in shilling for the Chinese Communist Party

September 7, 2022

(Source: UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe)

UNIFIL must be reformed or replaced

September 2, 2022

Iranian oil tanker

Empowering Russia’s allies is not the answer to the energy crisis

August 31, 2022

The Abaham Accords normalising relations between Israel, the UAE and Bahrain (later joined by Sudan and Morocco) were signed on the White House lawn on Sept. 15, 2020. What has happened in the two years since then? (Photo: Flickr)

Two years of the Abraham Accords

A homemade gun captured by police when they arrested a Palestinian man from Nablus preparing to carry out a mass casualty terror attack in Jaffa on Sept. 8, 2022 (Photo Credit: ISRAEL POLICE)

Fears of West Bank unrest amidst PA succession struggle

Under the proposed deal "Iran’s nuclear program is largely on track; its missile and terrorism programs are untouched. The only hope for those who fear a nuclear-empowered Iran is that the Iranians may say no" to the deal being offered by the Biden Administration (Image: Belus, Shutterstock)

New Iran nuclear deal imminent?

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Deconstruction Zone: The Joy of Concrete 

October 3, 2022 | David Suissa

It must drive them nuts to see that after millions and millions of angry words attacking Israel over so many decades, that little Jewish state they dislike so much has been thriving like never before.

President in waiting? Mahmoud Abbas’ designated successor Hussein al-Sheikh (Image: Twitter)

A successor to Abbas?

October 3, 2022 | Yoni Ben Menachem

The Palestinian Authority’s (PA) succession battle has gone into high gear. Hussein al-Sheikh, confidant and designated successor of 86-year-old PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas, has begun an essential process of taking over the Fatah movement in the territories.

Golda Meir: A complex woman who succeeded in Israeli politics at a time when it was grossly sexist, but refused to term herself a feminist (Image: Wikimedia Commons)

Biblio File: Gold Meir, Feminist?

October 3, 2022 | Amy Spiro

Was Golda Meir a feminist? Were you to have asked the former Israeli prime minister – the first and still only woman to hold the job – the answer would likely have been no.

Then Israeli PM Naftali Bennett with Bahraini leaders: Who could have predicted how far relations would progress in security and economic terms in two short years (Image: Flickr)

Two years of transformation

Oct 3, 2022

The status quo on Jerusalem’s Temple Mount is outdated and unjust, but a clash of values makes it impossible to change (Image: Shutterstock)

Essay: A Clash of Worldviews

Oct 3, 2022

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AIR New Zealand: Activist ire over IHRA

Oct 3, 2022

Far-right provocateur and Knesset member Itamar Ben-Gvir (Image: Twitter)

Mergers, splits and deals in Israel’s poll run-up

Sep 30, 2022

Preacher Abu Bakr Zaoud: Legalising homosexuality is “the hands of the Sheitan [Devil] at work” (YouTube screenshot)

An Australian preacher’s homophobic rant 

Sep 30, 2022

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Noted and Quoted – October 2022

Sep 30, 2022

Israeli President Isaac Herzog re-enacts a famous pose by Theodor Herzl from the Congress at which he founded the Zionist movement in Basel in 1897 (Image: IGPO)

The 125 year struggle over “Zionism”

Sep 30, 2022

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Asia Watch: Distant friends

Sep 30, 2022

Fired: On Dit editor Habibah Jaghoori (Image: Twitter)

The Last Word: The “On Dit” affair

Sep 29, 2022