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Shortly after explosion at Iranian nuclear enrichment facility—destroying 3/4 of the compound—“Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi hinted at Israeli involvement”

JERUSALEM POST Goal of Natanz explosion was to send ‘clear’ message to Iran by Yonah Jeremy Bob September 17, 2020 An explosion two months ago at a key Iranian uranium enrichment facility in Natanz was meant to send a message … Continue reading

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Council on Foreign Relations to host Iranian Foreign Minister “days after Iran tortured and executed popular Iranian wrestler Navid Afkari over his participation in a peaceful protest”

FREE BEACON U.S. Think Tank Under Fire for Hosting Top Iranian Official by Adam Kredo September 15, 2020 A U.S. think tank is under fire from the Trump administration and its allies in Congress for hosting Iran’s chief propagandist in … Continue reading

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Iran executes again after torturing wrestler for confession

AL JAZEERA Iranian wrestler Navid Afkari executed, says state media September 12, 2020 Iranian wrestler Navid Afkari has been executed after being convicted of stabbing to death a security guard, according to state media…Authorities had accused Afkari, 27, of stabbing … Continue reading

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#Iran “The three brothers’ convictions primarily were based on confessions extracted under torture during interrogations”

VOICE OF AMERICA Trump Urges Iran Not to Execute Wrestler for 2018 Murder Confession Apparently Made Under Torture by Michael Lipin, Ramin Haghjoo September 3, 2020 U.S. President Donald Trump has urged Iran not to execute a wrestler sentenced to … Continue reading

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“Netanyahu has shattered the myth of the centrality of the “Palestinian question,” maintained for several decades not only by the Arab League, but also by the OIC, the EU and the UN”

ISRAEL HAYOM (by agreement with JNS) The triumph of the Netanyahu Doctrine by Pierre Lurcat August 28, 2020 …The normalization of ties with Sunni Arab countries is illustrative of the second part of the Netanyahu Doctrine vis-à-vis Iran and its … Continue reading

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“Blacklist the 14 Iranian banks that are still allowed to do business with foreign customers”

WALL STREET JOURNAL How the U.S. Can Finally Cut Off Tehran’s Financial Oxygen by Mark Dubowitz and Richard Goldberg August 25, 2020 The Islamic Republic of Iran is entering the late rounds of an increasingly desperate fight to stave off … Continue reading

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“Move comes after the U.N. Security Council rejected an effort by the US to extend a weapons embargo on Iran last Friday”

THE HILL Trump announces ‘snapback’ of sanctions on Iran by Laura Kelly and Morgan Chalfant August 19, 2020 President Trump announced Wednesday evening that his administration would notify the United Nations of plans to restore “virtually” all sanctions on Iran. … Continue reading

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Yishai Fleisher, Mordechai Kedar and Benjamin Anthony on the UAE-Israel Deal

MIRYAM INSTITUTE Ten takeaways from the UAE-Israel Announcement by Benjamin Anthony August 17, 2020 …In no particular order, here are ten take away points to keep in mind: 1) By taking the issue of sovereignty off the table, the Israeli … Continue reading

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“The Democrats’ 2020 platform is a return to the Obama policy of appeasement to Iran’s nuclear ambitions and to Iran’s plans for regional hegemony”

AMERICAN THINKER The Democrats’ 2020 platform resurrects Obama’s hostility to Israel and appeasement of Iran by Carol S. Greenwald August 2, 2020 Democrats’ crowing that their 2020 platform on Israel is a victory for the moderates is disingenuous. The Democrat … Continue reading

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“An engaging spy series just bought by Apple TV does more than caricature Iran and the Mossad”

TABLET MAG What’s So Great About the New Israeli Thriller ‘Tehran’? by Raz Greenberg August 6, 2020 The opening scenes of Tehran, the new thriller from the Israeli public broadcast corporation Kan 11, tell the story of two Israeli backpackers … Continue reading

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