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Fatah Central Committee member Abbas Zaki. (MEMRI)

Palestinian official: ‘China will lead the world, and is on our side’

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China will soon lead the world, and it supports the “Palestinian position, whatever it may be,” according to Fatah’s Central Committee member Abbas Zaki. In a public address that aired on Palestine TV on Sept. 29, Abbas...
Israel’s Haifa port. Credit: Zvi Roger/Haifa Municipality.

Chinese-run port opens in Haifa, new port also in works in Ashdod

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Israel opened a Chinese-operated shipping port in Haifa geared to increase competition and the country’s status as a trading nexus. The 5.5 billion shekel ($1.7 billion) Bay Port at Haifa is being operated by Shanghai...
"Haaretz" political correspondent Chaim Levinson. Source: Facebook.

American immigrants who leave Israel don’t deserve disdain

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On the occasion of the 40th anniversary of his parents’ aliyah from the United States, Haaretz political correspondent Chaim Levinson paid homage to his mother and father, who “left behind family, jobs that would have earned them much...
U.N. Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland. Credit: Peter Stein/Shutterstock.

Israel gives China a little taste of its own medicine at UN

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In a rare move, reportedly due to U.S. pressure, Israel joined a declaration this week criticizing China at the U.N. Human Rights Council (UNHRC) over human-rights abuses against Muslims living in the Xinjiang Uyghur...
CCTV Headquarters famous skyscraper in the Central Business District of Beijing. Credit: Fotokon/Shutterstock.

Israeli embassy in China blasts state TV broadcaster for ‘blatant anti-Semitism’

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The Israeli embassy in Beijing accused China’s state TV broadcaster of “blatant anti-Semitism” after a presenter promoted anti-Semitic conspiracy theories while reporting on the U.S. government’s support for Israel. A presenter on China Global Television Network (CGTN),...
Flag of the People's Republic of China in Tiananmen Square, Beijing. Credit: Philip Jägenstedt/Flickr.

Chinese embassy posts, then deletes, anti-Semitic image on Twitter

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The Chinese embassy in Japan recently uploaded, and then deleted, an anti-Semitic image on its official Twitter account. The embassy tweeted on Thursday a cartoon image that showed the United States as the Grim Reaper, dressed in...
Conceptual syringe, bottle and packaging of the Chinese/Brazilian Sinovac vaccine against COVID-19. Credit: cadu.rolim.

How China and Russia are using ‘vaccine diplomacy’ to enhance influence in the Middle...

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As countries step up their COVID-19 vaccination campaigns, the politics around vaccines has intensified. For Israel, which has become a world leader in vaccinating its own population, its reliance on Western-developed vaccines—specifically, the Pfizer-BioNTech...
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif following the signing of a 25-year strategic cooperation agreement. Source: Javad Zarif/Twitter.

China’s strategic cooperation agreement with Iran is ‘part of its struggle with the US’

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The recent announcement by Iran and China of a 25-year strategic cooperation agreement involving some $400 billion of Chinese investment in the Islamic Republic is part of Beijing’s wider struggle against the United States,...

It’s not enough to just remember the Holocaust

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International Holocaust Remembrance Day is meant to serve two purposes: to memorialize the victims of the Nazi genocide and help prevent future genocides. Last week, on Jan. 27, the day designated by the U.N....
Protestors march towards the Capitol | The Roar

Biden must heal the nation and show its adversaries a unified America

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What a marvelous time to be America’s enemy! Despots, dictators and other assorted villains are gloating. I’ll give you two examples. Alluding to last week’s assault on the U.S. Capitol—a shameful episode that President Donald...