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Benny Avni

New York Post, Israel Radio, formerly Newsweek.

27 February 2019 01:48 PM

Zarif Seeking To Conceal Crisis in Iran

For the Iranian regime, the internal scrambling started in the middle of the night Monday, just moments after its foreign minister, Javad “Smiley” Zarif, posted a curious resignation announcement on his Instagram account. Tehran’s dilemma: As it faces pressure at home and abroad, how can it pretend to be united when one of its most visible front men quits so publicly?

15 November 2018 04:43 PM

US must be careful not to hand Yemen to Iran

In the wake of the Khashoggi affair, a growing chorus in DC is pushing the idea of ending support to the Saudis for the war in Yemen. Lousy idea.

26 June 2018 10:22 PM

Protests in Iran prove Trump is getting it right

While Team Trump is divided over Iran policy — some say negotiate, others advocate pressure aimed at regime change — defiant Iranians taking to the streets of the capital are resolving that dispute decisively in favor of the latter.

10 January 2018 01:33 PM

Here’s how Iran’s protesters want Trump to help

If we’re committed to helping Iran’s freedom-seekers, it’s time to hit the regime’s propaganda organs. They managed to convince too many that Iran’s popular uprising is over — even as it rages on after nearly two weeks, at least two-dozen deaths and thousands sent to notorious prison dungeons.

26 December 2017 01:04 PM

Salvaging childhood after ISIS in Iraq

Call him the marbles wizard of Karmles. And in addition to excelling at one of the world’s oldest games, Noeh illustrates the precarious existence of Christians in the Mideast.

22 November 2017 08:59 AM

It’s not the Saudis destroying Lebanon — it’s Iran

If you read media coverage of the latest crisis in Lebanon, you’d be forgiven for thinking it’s all pretty simple: Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is pushing Lebanon to the brink of war that will involve Israel and perhaps even America.