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Another holiday season of carnage for Middle East Christians.

Raymond Ibrahim, As in previous years, the month of Christmas saw an uptick in Islamic attacks on Christians — much of it in the context of targeting Christmas festivities and worship. The one that claimed the most lives took place in Egypt. On Sunday, December 11, 2016, an Islamic suicide bomber entered the St. Peter Cathedral in Cairo

Trump Invites Palestinian President to White House

Leah Barkoukis, Looking to get the ball rolling on the Middle East peace process, President Trump has invited Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to the White House. The invitation comes after the two leaders spoke by phone on Friday. “President Trump has extended an official invitation to President Abbas to visit the White House soon to

Why Do American Jews Want Thousands of Jew Haters in America?

Dennis Prager, Last week, the Jerusalem Post and other news agencies reported that in a Paris suburb, two Jewish brothers wearing kippot (Jewish skullcaps) were attacked while driving their car by Middle Easterners driving another car. According to a case report: “While the vehicle was in motion, the driver and a passenger shouted anti-Semitic slogans

Trump asks Congress for bill to launch trillion-dollar infrastructure package

President Trump on Tuesday called on Congress to pass legislation to pave the way for a $1 trillion public-private infrastructure project, a major move toward delivering on a campaign promise to fix the country’s aging highways and byways. “Crumbling infrastructure will be replaced with new roads, bridges, tunnels, airports and railways gleaming across our beautiful

Former Iranian president sent Trump a letter discussing immigration

Iranian media published a letter on Sunday sent from Iran’s former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad to President Donald Trump, discussing immigration and the United States’ wars in the Middle East. Ahmadinejad decries United States “dominance” over the United Nations, as well as American meddling in the world that has brought “insecurity, war, division, killing and (the)

Christians are genocide victims and should get priority in refugee order

Rev. Johnnie Moore, This weekend, ISIS released a video calling for the full elimination of Christianity in Egypt. The star of the video was the alleged perpetrator of December’s terrorist bombing within the complex of Egypt’s most important Coptic church, for Christian persecution in Egypt continues to escalate. In the province of Minya alone there

Saudi Official: Iran Is ‘Main Sponsor of Terrorism in the World’

Edwin Mora, Sunni Saudi Arabia described the Shiite Islamic Republic of Iran as the “single main sponsor of terrorism in the world” after refusing its invitation for dialogue. The comments on Sunday from Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir came less than a week after the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported that U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration is considering

Victor Davis Hanson: The Three-Headed Hydra of the Middle East

The abrupt Obama administration pre-election pullout from Iraq in 2011, along with the administration’s failed reset with Russia and the Iran deal, created a three-headed hydra in the Middle East. What makes the Middle East monster deadly is the interplay between the Iranian terrorist regime and its surrogates Hezbollah and the Assad regime, Russian President

Four things that must change for any Middle East peace plan to work

Rabbi Abraham Cooper, Rabbi Marvin Hier Even before Wednesday’s Trump-Netanyahu White House meeting, there had been much conjecture that the ‘Two State Solution’ is dead. Palestinians and much of the international community blame the hundreds of thousands of Jews who live in peaceful communities (aka “settlements’) on the disputed West Bank for being the major

Trump touts prospects for ‘great’ Mideast peace deal, prods Netanyahu on settlements

President Trump touted the prospects for a “great peace deal” in the Middle East while meeting Wednesday with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, as both leaders sought to reaffirm their countries’ alliance and turn the page on years of tensions between the Israeli leader and Trump’s predecessor. The U.S. president, starting early on the negotiations,