Iran’s Ambitions to Control Gaza

For years, Iran was the chief sponsor of Hamas, supplying it with cash and arms. But when the terrorist group chose to oppose Bashar al-Assad, Tehran’s client, in the Syrian civil war, the ayatollahs shifted their support to Islamic Jihad, with which they soon had a similar falling-out. After trying to cultivate an alternative to both, the Islamic Republic is now reconciling with Islamic Jihad, as Khaled Abu Toameh explains:

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More about: Gaza Strip, Hamas, Iran, Islamic Jihad, Israeli Security, Politics & Current Affairs

Egypt Still Hasn’t Escaped Nasser’s Toxic Legacy

Sept. 30 2020

To mark the 50th anniversary of the death of the Egyptian leader Gamal Abdel Nasser, Daniel Pipes reflects on his reign:

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More about: Anti-Zionism, Egypt, Gamal Abdel Nasser