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The Settlers Promise: A Dark Past and a Future Closed Shut

Over 450,000 Jewish settlers scattered across 130 settlements live in the West Bank.

Please… Get Your Facts Straight

Iran recently issued two ridiculous statements demonstrating that its regime is a fantasy and an illusion. The first was made by the commander of the Navy of the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps, in fact he is better a “pirate”, Alireza Tangsiri.

Climate, a Step Forward 

Now that the dust of the climate battles in Sharm El-Sheikh has settled, it is time for a level-headed assessment that helps draw lessons and morals. It is also necessary to rectify some assumptions adamantly describing the summit as a failure, based on an elusive set of unrealistic goals.