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Russia: ‘Highly likely’ ISIS leader was killed
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Russia: ‘Highly likely’ ISIS leader was killed

Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister stands by last week’s claim that Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi was killed in Russian airstrikes. By Elad Benari – Arutz Sheva Russia’s Foreign Ministry said Thursday that it is “highly likely” that Islamic State (ISIS) leader Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi was killed in Russian airstrikes last month. “According […]

Blair: Circumstances are ready for peace
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Blair: Circumstances are ready for peace

Former British PM says the Palestinian issue is the key to reaching Middle East peace. By Elad Benari – Arutz Sheva Former British Prime Minister and Quartet Middle East Envoy Tony Blair on Wednesday said that the circumstances are ripe for a Middle East peace process, calling all sides to […]

Smoke rises from Grand al-Nuri mosque in Mosul - Reuters
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ISIS blows up Mosul mosque

ISIS jihadists blow up Grand al-Nuri mosque in Mosul, where their leader announced a “caliphate” in 2014. By Elad Benari – arutz Sheva Islamic State (ISIS) jihadists on Wednesday blew up the Grand al-Nuri mosque in Mosul, Iraqi military officials said. In 2014, the jihadist group’s leader chose the mosque […]

Muslims asserting right to invade Sweden-Reuters
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Sweden in denial

Swedish police chief presents new report which finds an increase in the country’s ‘vulnerable’ areas, where police fear to tread. By Mordechai Sones – Arutz Sheva Jihad Watch quotes Emma Löfgren of The Local who reports “5,000 criminals in Sweden’s vulnerable areas” where police fear to tread. Sweden’s national police chief has presented […]

Saudi power realignment may favor Israel
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Saudi power realignment may favor Israel

Muhammad bin Salman, the son of King Salman of Saudi Arabia appointed to replace deposed Crown Prince, King’s nephew Muhammad bin Nayef. By Mordechai Sones – Arutz Sheva Saudi Arabia’s King Salman bin Abdul Aziz today (Wednesday) dismissed his nephew Muhammad bin Nayef as his First Crown Prince and Interior […]

Gaza in the dark is not so terrible
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Gaza in the dark is not so terrible

The Palestinian Authority (PA) has stopped subsidizing electricity in Gaza; a senior PA official said the reduction is intended to “dry up Hamas’ financial resources.” Accordingly, the Israelis will cut their supply of electricity to Gaza by 40%. By Prof. Efraim Inbar – Arutz Sheva The Hamas leadership in Gaza has threatened Israel with “an […]