August 24, 2015

Middle East News: Abbas announces resignation, and more

Igal HechtIsrael Correspondent

Palestinian Authority president Mahmoud Abbas announced his resignation, paving the way for elections. PLUS:

* In a new book, the former Israeli defense minister says Israel planned to attack Iran's nuclear facilities in 2010

* Nine Palestinians were arrested on terror charges, while Israeli security forces issued restraining orders against a number of right wing Jewish extremists

* Jewish singer Matisyahu was banned, then unbanned, from performing at a Spanish music festival, under pressure from BDS activists.


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commented 2015-08-25 00:19:51 -0400
Today, we heard about new missiles from Iran. And what do you think we will hear about next with the billions and billions of dollars they will be getting thanks to Obama. I doubt it is going to be used to feed their poor
commented 2015-08-24 16:00:11 -0400
Obama’s legacy to not only the US but to the world, are there not enough strong, brave, educated people in the US to see what this traitor has brought upon them?, and to put a stop to it before it is too late?
commented 2015-08-24 14:07:11 -0400
“Subject to the approval of the UN Security Council” … which is run by Muslim extremist countries … and Iran itself. Iran says as member of the UN Security Council, “We approve of Iran’s missiles”. Yea … okay…