Category Archives: Lebanon

The mother of all schadenfreude stories

This one is almost unbelievable. Almost. In a he-had-it-coming-to-him-moment, the self-proclaimed father of suicide bombing appears to have been injured on Tuesday in Beirut, where the Iranian embassy was targeted by an Al-Qaeda faction, The Times of London reported. It’s … Continue reading

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Thursday briefs

I’m not apologizing because these boobs aren’t my fault: Okay, I know it’s a joke, but I don’t feel the least bit sorry about Anthony Weiner and Michael Bloomberg. They’re assholes, and they got there on their own. Of course, … Continue reading

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Thursday briefs, Syria edition

Oh, he’ll totally listen to THEM: Apparently, European politicians are telling Bashar al-Assad not to attack Israel if the West attacks Syria. I’m sure he’ll give them as much consideration as he did the people he launched sarin-filled shells at. … Continue reading

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Thursday briefs

Punching back twice as hard: Jihadis fired rockets from Lebanon into Israel today. So the IDF fired back into Lebanon tonight. Watch for the condemnation of Israel tomorrow. The peasants are revolting: An anti-Hamas group is modeling itself after the … Continue reading

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Compare and contrast: Israel vs. the neighbors

Compare and contrast, part one: Syrian civilians are fleeing across the border with Israel, only to be met with–help–for fighters and civilians. Blast victims are being treated in Israeli hospitals. This is coming out of the Israeli taxpayers’ pockets. The … Continue reading

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Friday brief briefs

New IDF terror report: The IDF is now devoting a subsite to news of Hezbollah terrorism. So, remember UN Security Council Resolution 1701? The one that put UN peacekeeping forces in Lebanon so that another war with Israel wouldn’t occur? … Continue reading

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Tuesday briefs

It’s not just Jews: Terrorists in Egypt are targeting Arab-Israelis who visit the Sinai. You know, for a religion of peace, Islam sure does seem to have a lot of violent adherents. It’s not just Israelis: Red-on-red in Lebanon today, … Continue reading

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Sunday briefs

Now we know why Abbas is so optimistic: Kerry’s plan for talks between the Palestinians and Israel include concessions by Israel, more concessions by Israel, and even more concessions by Israel–and nothing from the Palestinians except to sit down and … Continue reading

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Monday briefs

Trust us, we’re here to help you: Once again, international peacekeepers have fled from the violence on the borders of Israel, this time in the Golan. Every single peace plan that mentions Jerusalem as an international city insists that Israel … Continue reading

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The schadenfreude briefs

Or, when bad things happen to bad people. We’re just not that into you: Iran is cutting funding to Hamas because Hamas is supporting the rebels and Iran is supporting the Dorktator. Woot! Win-win! The Turkish Spring: Over 100,000 Turks … Continue reading

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