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David Daoud is the Algemeiner's former Middle East correspondent.

ARTICLES BY: David Daoud


March 30, 2016 3:47 pm
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Netanyahu to Leahy: IDF Soldiers Are Not Murderers

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rejected US Senator Patrick Leahy’s recent accusations against the Israeli army, the Hebrew news site nrg reported on Wednesday. “IDF soldiers and...

March 29, 2016 6:13 pm
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Iranian Foreign Minister: Tehran Will Respond to US Measures by Bolstering Missile Capabilities

Iran's foreign minister said that Tehran would respond to American moves to curtail its missile program by bolstering it, semi-official news agency Mehr reported on Tuesday. Mohammad Javad...

March 28, 2016 2:38 pm
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Two East Jerusalem Residents Indicted for Planning ISIS-Inspired Attacks Against Israelis

Two residents of East Jerusalem were charged on Monday with planning an ISIS-inspired attack on Israeli security forces in the country’s capital, the Hebrew news...

March 27, 2016 2:08 pm
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Israeli Military Ranks 9th Most Powerful Globally on Defense Site List

Israel's military is the 9th strongest in the world, according to the international defense site Global Firepower (GFP), which released its annual list on Friday. In its rankings, GFP said,...

March 22, 2016 3:54 pm
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Iran to Deploy Warships in Atlantic Ocean, Naval Commander Says

The commander of the Iranian Navy said his was preparing to send a fleet of warships to the Atlantic Ocean, Tehran’s semi-official news agency Fars reported on...

March 17, 2016 7:37 am
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New Report Reveals Rise in Israelis’ Health, Wealth, Happiness

The health and well-being of Israelis is on the rise, according to a new report described on the Hebrew news site Walla. According to the report, released on Wednesday by...

March 15, 2016 4:58 pm
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Report: IDF Chief Says Collapse of PA Not in Israel’s Interest, But Army Prepared for Possibility

In a closed session of the Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee, the IDF chief of staff said the military is prepared for the possibility of the collapse of...

March 14, 2016 2:54 pm
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Senior Hamas Operative Killed in Latest Gaza Tunnel Collapse

A senior Hamas operative was killed in a Gaza tunnel collapse, Israel's Channel 10 reported on Monday. Abdel Al-Salam Al-Batniji, a 36-year-old field commander in the terrorist...

March 14, 2016 3:03 am
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Iranian Admiral: America ‘Wouldn’t Dream of Attacking’ Us for Fear of Heavy Losses

The commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards Corps Navy said the United States is too afraid to attack Iran, Tehran's semi-official news agency Fars reported on Saturday. During a ceremonial address in Kashan,...

March 11, 2016 5:40 am
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Iran’s Supreme Leader Calls for Relations ‘With Whole World,’ Besides America, ‘Zionist Regime’

Iran's top cleric has declared that Tehran must establish relations with the "whole world" besides for the United States and the "Zionist regime," the country's semi-official...

March 10, 2016 8:05 am
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Slain US Student, Veteran Mourned by Former Comrade-in-Arms

A comrade-in-arms of the American tourist and US Army veteran who was murdered by a Palestinian terrorist in Tuesday's attack in Jaffa-Tel Aviv described Taylor Force to the...

March 9, 2016 7:36 am
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‘Israel in Range of Most of Our Missiles,’ Iranian Commander Boasts During Ballistic Drill

Iran's top brass claimed on Tuesday that most of its missiles are capable of reaching Israel, the regime-aligned news agency Tasnim reported. Major General Mohammad Ali Jafari, the...

March 7, 2016 4:00 pm
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Iranian Foreign Minister: Muslim Governments Normalizing Ties With Israel ‘Shameful’

Iran’s foreign minister attacked certain Muslim governments for trying to normalize ties with Israel, calling the move "shameful," Tehran’s semi-official news agency Fars reported on Monday. Mohammad Javad...

March 7, 2016 3:19 pm
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International Atomic Energy Chief: Iran Nuclear Deal Reduced Agency’s Public Reporting Requirements

The UN's nuclear watchdog chief was forced to defend his agency's latest report on Iran's nuclear activities, after coming under fire for providing insufficient details about whether...

Culture

Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner Give Hamentashen to White House Reporters for Purim

Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner gave hamentashen to White House reporters on Wednesday for...

Israel’s Other Founding Fathers and a Vanquished World

Spies of No Country: Secret Lives at the Birth of Israel by Matti Friedman (Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2019). “Time...

Supermodel Karlie Kloss Confirms She Converted to Judaism Before Marrying Joshua Kushner

Supermodel Karlie Kloss confirmed for the first time publicly that she...

Features

Albert Einstein’s Brilliance, Humor, and Literal Connection to Israel

JNS.org - One thing is for sure: While the writing on the pages...

Jewish Singer Uses Music to Get Through a Rocky Road

In the age of streaming music, releasing an album with 21 songs might not be the best business move. Giving...

Volunteers Bond with Residents at ‘Special’ Center in the Negev

JNS.org - When Nina Paul first visited ALEH Negev Nahalat-Eran several years ago,...

World

17 UC Berkeley Professors Warn ‘Discriminatory’ BDS Campaign Po...

Seventeen faculty members at the University of California, Berkeley, warned on Tuesday against the threat posed by the Palestinian-led boycott, divestment,...

Israel

Israel Says UN Gaza War Crimes Report Biased Against It

Israel said on Thursday a UN report critical of its use of lethal force during Palestinian protests on the Gaza border was biased and should have included a demand that the...

Middle East

Iran Will Boost Defense Capabilities Despite US Pressure, Khamenei Says

Iran is determined to boost its defense capabilities despite mounting pressure from the United States and its allies to curb its ballistic missile program, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said on Thursday. "We...

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