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Hamas: from a revolutionary Islamic movement to an Israel proxy

By |2019-11-24T14:14:16+00:00November 24th, 2019|Categories: news|Tags: , , , , |

Will be Hamas capable to stop any further escalation from Islamic Jihad without losing its aura of a resistance movement?

(By Osservatorio Mashrek)After the  killing in Gaza of the Islamic Jihad’s top commander Baha Abu Al-Atta, which lead to a limited military escalation between Israel and the militia, many wonder what will […]

Interview, Avraham Sinai: From Hezbollah fighter to (ex) Mossad’s spy

By |2019-08-20T14:23:26+00:00April 29th, 2019|Categories: reportage|Tags: , , , , |

“Here in Israel for many I’m a hero, but I see myself as a normal person. There was a war and I was a soldier.”

(by Nino Orto)When in 1982 the Israeli Army burst into Lebanon Ibrahim Yassin (which eventually change his name in Avraham Sinai) was just a young shepherd with a simple and […]

Interview Firas Fayyad: ‘My documentary has evidence of Assad’s war crimes in Syria’

By |2018-06-30T19:56:04+00:00June 30th, 2018|Categories: reportage|Tags: , , , , , , |

“My position as an artist is to react to this situation and show the world what has happened and what is still happening there from a different perspective.”

(By Nino Orto) “I was arrested in 2011 during the popular uprising against President Bashar al-Assad because I was making a film about freedom of speech in […]

Interview: Inclusion the only way to stop radicalisation in Britain, ex-jihadist warns

By |2018-06-30T19:57:12+00:00June 30th, 2018|Categories: jihad watch, latest|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Nino Orto talks to ex-Islamist fighter Shahid Butt on the importance of community and education in making young British Muslims resilient to creeping radicalisation.

(By Nino Orto)”Twenty years ago the goals of the foreign fighters and the deep meaning of what jihad was were totally different compared to nowadays. We never targeted civilians and killed innocent people […]