Remembering the Holocaust in the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain

April 8 2021

For decades, any public discussion of the destruction of European Jewry in Arab countries has tended to revolve around either Holocaust denial, accusations that Israel is emulating the Nazis in its treatment of Palestinians, or the convoluted assertion that Palestinians are indirect victims of the Shoah. This year, something very different happened in the two Gulf states that have normalized relations with Israel. The Times of Israel reports:

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More about: Bahrain, Holocaust, United Arab Emirates

 

Israel’s Naval Shadow War with Iran Comes Out into the Open

April 9 2021

Wednesday night, Israeli planes struck a weapons depot outside Damascus, reportedly killing three pro-Iran fighters. While such attacks have become both routine and widely known, the IDF has also been fighting the Islamic Republic at sea, a fact only recently brought to public attention because of an explosion on an Iranian military vessel on Tuesday. Ron Ben Yishai explains:

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More about: Iran, Israeli Security, Naval strategy, US-Israel relations