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Netanyahu allegedly called to ask the FIFA president to block the agenda item on sanctions against Israeli teams.
Turkey's president accuses Israel of "absolute provocation" against the Palestinian Authority with building in Judea and Samaria.
A spokesman for the Islamic Jihad in Gaza said the attempts to paint Peres as a man of peace will not wash his hands of his war crimes against the Arab nations
Bahrain has worked for a long time to persuade other Arab nations to blacklist Hezbollah and Iran.
Bahrain, UAE and Sudan have all followed Saudi Arabia's lead and severed diplomatic ties with Iran.
Two unusual events relating to Holocaust remembrance recently took place in the Arab world – a first official conference on the Holocaust in Tunisia...
The bottom line is the belief that if the Muslim Brotherhood is kept happy it won’t cause any trouble.
The Arab Spring uprisings continue to threaten the Bahraini kingdom. Human rights violations directed at dissidents continue apace, and the U.S. has just been invited to mind its own business, although Bahrain receives military equipment and aid from the U.S.
The European Union still refuses to place the Islamic terrorist group Hezb'allah on its official terrorist list; were it to do so, that would likely have a substantial impact on the group's ability to conduct its global terrorism activities.
The Shi'a ethnic-religious tradition of pretending to be Sunni in order to avoid violent attack, even death, has resulted in a culture of deception which continues today, especially in Iran. This is reflected in Iran's dealings with the International Atomic Energy Agency and the West regarding its nuclear program and more recently when it hosted the Non-Aligned Movement conference in its capital. At the conference, Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi - a Sunni - attacked Iran's ally Bashir al-Assad and his regime for slaughtering its own citizens in Syria as well as Assad’s unnamed supporters, i.e. Iran. Iran purposefully mistranslated the speech in Farsi to make it seem that Morsi was talking about Bahrain, not Syria.
The states of the Arabian Peninsula feel increasingly dependent on the US and the West to safeguard their independence and their political and economic maneuverability, but the West seems tired and exhausted, and its leadership - especially the current resident in the White House, who is heavily influenced by the approaching elections - lacks backbone and has no ability to stop the Iranians from galloping towards regional hegemony.
Israeli Ambassador to UN uses the opportunity to address myths that have become a "permanent hindrance" to the progress in the Middle East; myths that "in the barren deserts of the Middle East...find fertile ground to grow wild...and can surprisingly find their way" into the halls of the UN.
In recent years, Israelis have been choosing to fly to the Far East through Arab states which do not recognize the State of Israel, according to Israel Channel 2 News. Israel's Foreign Office says that those enemy countries prohibit the entry of Israelis – but Israeli passengers report no special problem at those stops, and they get to save as much as $500 per ticket.
US Naval Commander in the gulf warns against increased Iranian aggression, while the US Naval base in Bahrain is facing local trouble.
Senator Daniel Inouye makes statements while on a visit to Israel