Jerusalem — Israel will lobby key leaders at this week’s 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz on what it considers one of the gravest modern threats to the Jewish people: Iran.
French President Emmanuel Macron on Wednesday rallied against antisemitism, saying it “haunts our present time”, during a visit to Jerusalem to commemorate Holocaust victims.
JERUSALEM – Thousands of police and counter-terrorism officers will be deployed throughout Jerusalem this week as nearly 50 world leaders will gather in Jerusalem to mark the 75th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz concentration camp.
TEL AVIV – Ahead of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu drew a comparison between the Holocaust and Iran’s nuclear program.
The head of Italy’s leading political party said in an interview Sunday that the recent surge in antisemitism in Europe is primarily the consequence of the mass immigration of Muslims on the continent.
Hassan Nasrallah, the leader of Hezbollah in Lebanon, on Sunday called for attacks against American forces to avenge the death of Iranian Gen. Qasem Soleimani, who he described as a friend to Shiite forces in Syria, Iraq, and Yemen as well as Lebanon.
Iranian protesters refused to walk on large U.S. and Israeli flags painted on the sidewalk at a university in Tehran in footage posted on social media over the weekend. NBC News reported the scene took place at Beheshti University. “This appeared to be a symbolic gesture, given that walking on, or burning, these flags has…
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A video clip highlighted on Sunday by U.N. Watch, a non-governmental organization based in Switzerland, showed students at Iran’s Tehran University refusing to trample on American and Israeli flags as directed by agents of the Basij, a paramilitary force controlled by Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC).
Moreover, think of how many millions of Americans were praying Tuesday evening, when news of the first missile attacks by Iran against bases housing U.S. troops first broke.
The world in general and the UK in particular can’t get enough of Israel, with tourist arrivals in the Holy Land smashing all records during 2019.
The popular game show “Jeopardy!” has come under fire on Twitter after a contestant said Bethlehem is located in Palestine and was told her response was wrong. In an episode that aired Friday, host Alex Trebek asked contestants where the Church of the Nativity, which is said to mark the birthplace of Jesus in Bethlehem,…
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Anti-Israel professors overwhelmingly stack their Israel-Palestine courses with pro-BDS content, according to a recent study, which noted that its results strongly suggest that academic BDS-supporting professors “are using their Israel-related courses to promote a politically motivated, anti-Israel perspective” in compliance with “guidelines calling on faculty to work against ‘the normalization of Israel in the global academy.'”
It’s difficult to find geopolitical news these days that gives your average conservative an unalloyed warm, fuzzy feeling. Sure, impeachment is backfiring like a worn moped on Democrats, but we still have to deal with the ridiculous specter of impeachment in the first place. The fact that terrorist Qassem Soleimani was (as John Cena might…
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In light of the U.S. assassination of the incredibly powerful Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani, the U.S. and its allies remain on high alert against reprisal attacks. The relations between the U.S. and Iran have been strained for a long time but this new escalation has many people fearing that an outbreak of war could be…
Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, who supports the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against Israel, lashed out Wednesday at President Donald Trump for conducting “economic warfare” against Iran through economic sanctions. In a speech to the nation regarding Iran’s missile attack on installations in Iraq that house U.S. forces (in which no Americans were…
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Iranian leaders are issuing renewed calls for the destruction of Israel, saying the “annihilation” of the Jewish state is the only fair price for America’s recent killing of top Iranian military leader Qassem Soleimani.
Seyed Hashem al-Heidari, cultural chief of Hashd al-Shaabi, an Iraqi paramilitary force directed by Iran, said Tehran is eyeing Israel as a primary target of retaliatory military strikes following Soleimani’s death last week in a U.S. airstrike.
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“Annihilation of Israel and the U.S. is the price of the blood of martyr Soleimani,” al-Heidari said early Wednesday during an anti-U.S. gathering in the Iranian city of Qom.
“This aggression should be responded to by the tough revenge stressed by Supreme Leader [Ayatollah Khamenei] and all options are on the table,” al-Heidari said in remarks published by Tehran’s state-controlled press. “All U.S. bases in the region, the U.S. embassy in Baghdad, and all their soldiers are within the range of resistance missiles because annihilation of Israel and the U.S. is the price of the blood of martyr Soleimani, and God willing the entire region will be liberated.”
Iran’s continued threats of violence followed the Islamic Republic’s Tuesday evening attack on U.S. military outposts in Iraq. Iranian military sources said the strike, which was comprised of about 15 ballistic missiles, hit at least “20 sensitive points” and resulted “in the destruction of a considerable number of drones and helicopters.”
Iran has signaled that it has no plans to scale back its regional terror operations. Iranian military officials said they have identified at least 104 “sensitive U.S. positions” that could be the site of its next missile attack.
“A sum of 104 sensitive U.S. positions in the region have been identified to immediately come under raid as soon as the Americans make the first mistake,” Iranian general Yadollah Javani, commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps, said on Wednesday.
President Donald Trump addressed the nation on Wednesday to urge restraint and advocate for diplomacy following Iran’s escalation. The U.S. president said that he is imposing additional economic sanctions on Iran as a result of the Tuesday attack and urged European nations still party to the 2015 nuclear deal to immediately abandon their commitments under the accord.
“Iran must abandon its nuclear ambitions and end its support of terrorism,” Trump said. “We must all work together toward making a deal with Iran that makes the world a safer and more peaceful place.”
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Failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton warned in 2008 that she was prepared to “obliterate” Iran if they produced a nuclear weapon and promised to go to war with the country if they launched a nuclear attack on Israel.
You’ve probably sorted through plenty of year-end lists by now, it being January. StopAntisemitism.org, an anti-hate group that “expos[es] antisemitism from the radical left, the religious extreme, and the alt-right” was a little late to the party with its “Antisemite of the Year” award, only announcing it Monday. This is a surprise, considering that it…
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Trump’s campaign says former Vice President Joe Biden has been lying nonstop about foreign policy in recent days in an attempt to revise history in his political favor.
On Monday’s broadcast of Rush Limbaugh’s nationally syndicated, President Donald Trump said Democrats like Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), Ilhan Omar (D-MN) and Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) were antisemitic.