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Qaradawi Funds Jerusalem Property Acquisition

July 23, 2009

Haaretz reports that Qatar-based sheikh Yusuf Qaradawi has allocated $21 million to a Hamas funded charity project in Jerusalem. The money is reportedly earmarked for the purchase of property and construction of infrastructure in the Holy City. While specifics of the project have not been released, it is consistent with the Hamas call for a […]

Iranian Nukes in 6 Months… Or Several Years

July 16, 2009

German intelligence reported this week that Iran could have a nuclear bomb in six months. Yesterday, however a spokesman for German foreign intelligence said, “we are talking about several years not several months.” While the strange about-face by the Germans creates more confusion about when Iran will have a nuclear bomb, Mohamed ElBaradei, director-general of the […]

UK Arms Embargo On Israel

July 13, 2009

Haaretz reports today that Britain has imposed a partial arms embargo on Israel. British MP’s and other human rights groups justify the embargo as punishment for “Operation Cast Lead” in the Gaza Strip against Hamas last December. This comes as a surprise, given the defensive nature of the operation. Indeed, former Prime Minister Tony Blair […]

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