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Somehow, those intransigent Israelis let a Jordanian minister into the Temple Mount. No riots!

This morning, Jordanian Interior Minister Ghaleb Al-Zu’bi visited the Temple Mount. No one tried to stop him. There were no protests. No threats of an uprising for this insult to the desecration of the holiest Jewish site. Al-Zu’bi went up with … Continue reading

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01/03 Links Pt2: Regime Change Is the West’s Best Hope for Iran; Heroic Women Fighting for Freedom; Germany’s dangerous foreign minister

From Ian: Noah Rothman: Regime Change Is the West’s Best Hope for Iran If the regime in Iran collapsed, there’s every reason to believe that Tehran would reassess its options. If the demonstrators have their way and compel a provisional … Continue reading

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Foreign minister of Bahrain says Jerusalem is a “side issue”

Khalid bin Ahmed is the foreign minister of Bahrain. Yesterday he tweeted, “It’s not helpful to pick a fight with the USA over side issues while we together fight the clear and present danger of The Theo-Fascist Islamic republic.” This … Continue reading

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India Commerce Minister says country would be ‘very happy’ for Apple to expand local manufacturing

While Apple first began manufacturing the iPhone in India earlier this year, it’s looking to expand those efforts now. According to a new report from The Economic Times, India’s Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu would be “very happy” for … Continue reading

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‘Ask them to leave’ Australian minister says of people with Irish accents

A government minister in Australia has apologised for comments that “caused offence to people with Irish heritage”, after she warned homeowners not to open their doors to people with Irish accents. Launching an awareness campaign about travelling conmen who target … Continue reading

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Shadow sports minister adds to pressure on ‘incapable’ FA over Eni Aluko affair

• Dr Rosena Allin-Khan says she has ‘lost confidence’ in governing body• FA to investigate England Women’s goalkeeping coach Lee Kendall Amid growing calls for urgent reform of the FA in the wake of the Eni Aluko affair, Labour has … Continue reading

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Hamas very upset over Sudanese minister seeking ties with Israel: “Racist”

A Sudanese minister has said that he wants to see ties between Sudan and Israel. Sudan’s minister of investment inspired controversy on Sunday when he called on Khartoum to normalise relations with Israel. Mubarak al-Fadil al-Mahdi made the comments on … Continue reading

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UAE minister denies allegations of hacking Qatar news agency website

The United Arab Emirates was not responsible for an alleged hack of Qatari websites which helped spark a month-long diplomatic rift with Doha, the UAE’s minister of state for foreign affairs said on 17 July. Anwar Gargash denied as false … Continue reading

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Facebook officials meet with Pakistan’s interior minister to discuss blocking of blasphemous content

A senior Facebook official met with Pakistan’s interior minister on 7 July, 2017 to discuss a demand the company prevent blasphemous content or be blocked. The meeting comes after a Pakistani counter-terrorism court sentenced a 30-year-old man to death for … Continue reading

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IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad asks PSUs to be vigilant while securing India’s digital infrastructure

IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today exhorted state-owned firms to be “vigilant” while securing digital infrastructure even as he emphasised that cyber attacks should not be a deterrent to building information superhighways in India. His comments come against the backdrop … Continue reading

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