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Israel watches in horror as jihadis carve up Mid East

By Anshel Pfeffer, June 19, 2014

The remarkable advance of the terror group Islamist State in Iraq and the Levant (Isis) though north-eastern Iraq over the past two weeks has sparked Israeli fears over instability in neighbouring Jordan and the prospect of closer ties between the West and Iran.

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UK and US close diplomatic gap with Iran over Iraq crisis

By Charlotte Oliver, June 17, 2014

Foreign Secretary William Hague has said he has spoken to Iran’s Foreign Minister, Mohammed Javad Zarif, in an attempt to co-ordinate a response to the jihadi surge in the north of Iraq.

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Watch: Inside Iran's Nuclear Weapons Plan

May 21, 2014
Israel's Diaspora Affairs Ministry has produced an animated film to warn of the dangers of Iran's nuclear programme.

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Israeli cartoon warns of Iranian nuclear danger

By Charlotte Oliver, May 21, 2014

Israel is attempting to alert the world to the dangers of Iran’s nuclear programme through the medium of animation.

A cartoon film stressing the threat posed by Iran was posted online this week, to coincide with ongoing negotiations in Vienna between Iran and six world powers.

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Ex-Mossad chief Efraim Halevy warns of Assad victory

By Orlando Radice, May 16, 2014

A former head of Mossad has warned of the increased threat that Israel will face if Bashar al Assad wins the Syrian civil war.

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Possible Iran-Saudi deal on Syria prompts deep concern

By Anshel Pfeffer, May 16, 2014

Two of the most bitter rivals in the Middle East, Iran and Saudi Arabia, are preparing to co-operate on lowering tensions in the region, particularly in Syria. On Tuesday, Saudi Arabia invited Iran’s Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, to visit Riyadh.

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No great expectations over Iran talks

By Anshel Pfeffer, May 8, 2014

The Obama Administration tried this week to downplay expectations of a deal on Iran’s nuclear programme being reached in talks between Iran and the P5+1 group of world powers, scheduled to take place next week in Vienna.

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Abbas has learned from Iran's approach to the West

By Melanie Phillips, May 1, 2014

Has Mahmoud Abbas been taking instruction from Ali Khamenei, the Supreme Leader of Iran?

The Palestinian president’s recent moves have been straight out of the Iranian playbook: make moderate noises and however ludicrous they may be, the West will be so desperate to avoid facing up to the reality of murderous extremism it will take them on face value.

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Be more like Israel, Iranians tell Rouhani

By JCReporter, March 28, 2014

Iranians have launched an unprecedented attack on the country’s government – for not behaving more like Israel.

The criticism of President Rouhani's administration came following the news that an Iranian soldier taken hostage by militants in Pakistan had been killed.

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