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IranSourceDec 7, 2023
Does the Resistance Axis believe its propaganda about Israel? The October 7 attack seems to suggest so.
By David Daoud
For the Resistance Axis, portraying Israel as a temporary entity that will inevitably melt away has an obvious utility, and is one that furthers the goal of destroying the Jewish state.
MENASourceDec 7, 2023
President Sisi’s third term will be his biggest challenge—not the upcoming Egyptian election
By Shahira Amin
While it is certain that Abdel Fattah el-Sisi will win a third term, it is uncertain what will happen after the vote and when the Gaza war is over.
MENASourceDec 6, 2023
The Israeli right-wing is determined to prevent any discussion of a future Palestinian state
By Ksenia Svetlova
Uri Israel is not the only right-wing movement that speaks and acts against the Palestinian Authority and warns about the possible menace of its return to the Gaza Strip.