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Mideast Analysts Say Iran Hardliners Toned Down Threats Against US After Trump Victory

Mideast Analysts Say Iran Hardliners Toned Down Threats Against US After Trump Victory

Iranian hardliners have “toned down” their bellicose rhetoric against the US following Republican Donald Trump’s victory over Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton in last week’s presidential election, according to a Middle East Media Research Institute (MEMRI) analysis published on Thursday. By: Barney Breen-Portnoy/The Algemeiner “Instead there are vague […]

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German Evangelicals Renounce Centuries-Old Mission to Convert Jews

German Evangelicals Renounce Centuries-Old Mission to Convert Jews

The Evangelical Church in Germany (EKD) last week officially renounced its centuries-old mission to evangelize and convert Jews after a resolution on the topic received unanimous approval at the EKD’s annual synod. The central decision-making body for Germany’s main Protestant church, encompassing 23 million members, passed the […]

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Government Ministers Clash Over Settlement Policy Under Trump

Government Ministers Clash Over Settlement Policy Under Trump

Israeli coalition leaders butted heads on Thursday over the correct approach to building in Judea and Samaria in light of the impending Donald Trump presidency. Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman accused Jewish Home party leader Naftali Bennett of spouting “empty slogans” and advocated for increased coordination with the […]

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