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Arab League Chief Denounces Israel At Peace Talks Meeting

Arab League chief Nabil al-Arabi (pictured) blasted Israel as a bastion of “fascism and racial discrimination” on Saturday at a meeting of Arab foreign ministers that backed France’s Middle East peace initiative. The Arab ministers at the end of the

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Arab League Secretary General Nabil al-Arabi attends a meeting of Arab foreign ministers to elect a new secretary general of the Arab League in the Egyptian capital Cairo, on March 10, 2016.

Iranian Commander: We Can Destroy Israel ‘In Under 8 Minutes’

A senior Iranian military commander boasted that the Islamic Republic could “raze the Zionist regime in less than eight minutes.” Ahmad Karimpour, a senior adviser to the Iranian Revolutionary Guards’ elite unit al-Quds Force, said if Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei gave the order to destroy Israel, the Iranian military had the capacity to do so quickly.

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U.S. Lawmakers: UNHRC Resolution ‘Assault on Israel’

Arutz Sheva reports: US Representatives Peter J. Roskam (R-IL) and Juan Vargas (D-CA), along with Senators Rob Portman (R-OH) and Ben Cardin (D-MD) sent a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry and Trade Representative Michael Froman this week, calling on them to oppose a UN Human Rights Council’s (UNHRC) supporting the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement.

A Capitol Hill Police Officer stands guard on the steps of the US House of Representatives on September 15, 2009 on Captiol Hill in Washington. AFP PHOTO/Paul J. Richards (Photo credit should read

Israeli Minister: Criticizing Israel Is The New Anti-Semitism

The Washington Post reports: JERUSALEM — Israel’s justice minister, Ayelet Shaked, on Wednesday slammed European leaders who criticize Israel and advocates of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against the country, accusing them of simply swapping old anti-Semitic tropes for a new format.

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Swedish Minister Quits After Comparing Israel to Nazi Germany

STOCKHOLM (AFP) –  A Swedish cabinet minister of Turkish origin who compared Israel to Nazi Germany and was photographed with Turkish ultranationalists resigned on Monday, Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven announced. “Mehmet Kaplan has submitted his resignation and I have accepted

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File picture dated June 1, 2010 shows Swedish Parliament member Mehmet Kaplan during a press conference at Stockholm Arlanda Airport.

LISTEN: Breitbart’s Aaron Klein – Only A ‘Demented Mind’ Like Leahy’s Can Make Human Rights ‘Violations’ Charges Against Israel

During a radio interview on Wednesday night, Breitbart’s Jerusalem Bureau chief Aaron Klein slammed what he called the “demented mind” of Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-VT) for writing a formal letter asking Secretary of State John Kerry to probe claims that Israeli security forces have committed “gross violations of human rights

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Brown University Investigating ‘Violent’ Anti-Semitic, Homophobic Graffiti

TEL AVIV – Police are investigating anti-Semitic and anti-gay graffiti found on the wall of a Brown University fraternity complex on Friday. The graffiti targeted the Jewish Beta Rho Pi fraternity and the co-ed LGBTQ Zeta Delta Xi fraternity, both of which reside in the building. The messages were described by students as “violent” and “threatening,” according to Campus Reform.

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BBC Journalist Who Said ‘Israel Hasn’t Really Worked Out’ Told To Apologise

A BBC journalist who told radio listeners “Israel hasn’t really worked out” has been told to apologise. Chris Rogers (pictured), an award-winning presenter who has won acclaim for investigative work for Sky News, ITV and BBC’s Panorama programme, made the comments while taking a call from someone who said migrants to Britain should be shipped off to Africa.

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Iran Tests More Missiles, ‘Capable of Reaching Israel’

Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) test-fired two ballistic missiles on Wednesday morning that it said were designed to be able to hit Israel, defying a threat of new sanctions from the United States. The launches followed the test-firing of

A long-range Qadr ballistic missile is launched in the Alborz mountain range in northern Iran on March 9, 2016. Iran said its armed forces had fired two more ballistic missiles as it continued tests in defiance of US warnings

Colorado Governor Stands With Israel And Rejects Boycott Call

DENVER (AP) — Colorado’s governor says he supports a proposal to have the state’s public employee pension fund oppose a boycott seeking to punish Israel for its treatment of Palestinians. The bill won tentative approval in the state Senate on

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