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Friday, 26 August 2011 08:47

Anti-Semitic state policy (German)

Once again, Ahmadinejad denies Israel's right to exist and calls for its destruction. However, the Iranian Pseudo-Parliament (the Majlis) has called for people to take part in the Al-Quds demonstration.

Published in European Media
Tuesday, 09 August 2011 10:42

Iranian Antisemitism (German)

The Iranian state news agency (IRNA) has once again denied the Holocaust, referring to the revisionist Roger Garaudy. In an article from August, 1st 2011, the IRNA employed the well-known anti-Semitic phrase, criticising the “activities of the global zionist  propaganda media.” The hacking scandal affecting Rupert Murdoch’s Media franchise News Corporation has become topic of interest for Iran’s anti-Semitic propaganda.

Published in European Media
Monday, 06 June 2011 15:19

Ahmadinejad's Slogan (German)

On 5 and 6 June 2011 Iranian politicians have used the memorial day of Ayatollah Khomeini´s death as an opportunity to call for the end of Israel. For Ahmadinejad, calls for Israel's destruction constitute a "sacred slogan".

Published in European Media
Wednesday, 11 May 2011 08:00

Ceasefire or Peace? (German)

Kayhan acts as mouthpiece for Iranian Revolutionary Leader Ali Khamenei. On 10th May 2011 the newspaper published a piece criticising the recent agreement between Fatah and Hamas. Hussein Schariati, Kayhan's Editor-in-Chief criticises the 4th May agreement which was signed between Mahmud Abbas and Khaled Mashal.

Published in European Media

EFD Senior Fellow Wahied Wahdat-Hagh has been invited to contribute to a conference, organised by the Karl-Theodor-Molinari-Foundation and the Association for German army reservists: "Iran - a Challenge for International Politics?" Dr. Wahdat-Hagh will speak on Iran's new form of totalitarian rule as well as providing an outline of the state's evolution since the 1970s.

Published in Events
For the past few weeks, we've been hearing that the "wall of fear" in Egypt has collapsed. Not to rain on anyone's revolutionary parade, but I beg to differ. What's changed in Egypt is the politics of the state. A big deal, to be sure. Yet a culture of democracy will require piercing something more: the politics of the family. That's where fear begins in much of Arab society.
Published in International Media

Have you had enough analysis of Hosni Mubarak's mistakes? Then read on. Because this column is about looking forward and proving that the Middle East really can be governed with a new, freedom-hungry, generation in mind.

Published in International Media
Tuesday, 24 March 2009 00:00

Britain's Double Vision of Hezbollah?

The British government's announcement to open a dialogue with "the political wing of Hizballah" is most troubling. In a statement to a parliamentary committee, Bill Rammell, the British foreign office's minister for Middle East affairs, rationalized the decision on the grounds of what his office perceives to be "more positive developments within Lebanon."

Published in International Media

"All Directions" is a roundtable hosted by Sam Menassa and that provides analysis, discussion and review of the previous week, with the newsmakers and experts on the issues. Each week "All Directions" examines U.S. policies and how they impact the Middle East and the rest of the world.

Please click here to access the video.

Published in International Media
Tuesday, 23 November 2010 16:43

Wie al-Qaida sich im Jemen eingerichtet hat

Seit den neunziger Jahren gibt es einen Ableger des Terrornetzwerks im Jemen. Nun steht dieser im Verdacht, die Paketbomben verschickt zu haben. Ein Vorort der jemenitischen Hauptstadt Sanaa: Die Polizei nahm hier einen ersten Verdächtigen fest.

Published in European Media
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