Middle East Analyst and Journalist

‘It Is a Lie!’ Ex-Israeli...

‘It Is a Lie!’ Ex-Israeli President Yells After Getting 7 Years for Rape

JERUSALEM — An Israeli court today sentenced former President Moshe Katsav to seven years for rape and sexual assault, making him the highest-level official in the state of Israel to be sent to prison.

Israel Seizes Ship With Iranian Arms ...

Israel Seizes Ship With Iranian Arms Destined for Gaza

RAMALLAH, West Bank — Israeli commandos boarded and seized a Liberian-flagged ship that Israel says was carrying “tons” of weapons from Syria to Egypt. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the weapons originated in Iran and were on their way to Gaza, which is ruled by the Islamist Hamas movement. “‘We are currently collecting information, […]