Author Archives: Pesach Benson

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Syria’s Bloody Ramadan Comes to an End

Syria’s Bloody Ramadan Comes to an End

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories 1. A bloody Ramadan came to an end in Syria with more death. According to opposition sources quoted by the LA Times, over 150 people were killed during the Eid al-Fitr holiday, which marks

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Samir Quntar: Was It Something I Said?

Everything you need to know about weekend coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories 1. Everyone’s trying to decode the latest Israeli tea leaves. Take your pick of Dore Gold, Benny Morris, Yoram Ettinger, The Guardian, LA Times, Christian Science Monitor, Daily Telegraph, National Post, Washington Post, columnists

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Morsi Ousts Egyptian Military Leaders

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories 1. Simon Plosker got op-ed space in the Jerusalem Post to expand on HonestReporting’s legal victory over The Guardian: Considering that the status of Jerusalem and the importance of accurate reporting

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Fareed Zakaria Suspended for Plagiarism

Everything you need to know about the weekend’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories 1. Weekend buzz zeroes in on reports of a new US National Intelligence Estimate asserting that Iran has made significant atomic advances. See Ronen Bergman’s coverage in YNet. As far

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Egypt Demands Extradition of Three Hamas Terrorists

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories: 1. Egypt has formally demanded Hamas to extradite three members of its group over their involvement in this week’s terror attack. According to Haaretz/Reuters: A senior official informed the newspaper that

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The Guardian Recants: Tel Aviv Isn’t Israel’s Capital

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories: 1. The delegitimization of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital took a big hit. The Guardian issued a correction for previously labeling Tel Aviv as Israel’s capital, and recently changed its style guide too.

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Egypt Responds to Gaza Terror With a Vengeance

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories 1. Egypt’s responding to yesterday’s terror with a vengeance. The Rafah border crossing with Gaza is indefinitely closed while Reuters reports that security personnel are vigorously sealing up smuggling tunnels: A Reuters reporter

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Hackers Continue Plaguing Reuters

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories 1. The IDF foiled a major terror attack from the Sinai. Terrorists stole two Egytian armored jeeps and crashed their way through the Kerem Shalom crossing. The Jerusalem Post describes what

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Hackers Post False Syria Stories on Reuters Platform

Everything you need to now about the weekend coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories 1. The Palestinians will apply to the UN General Assembly for non-member status on Sept. 27. Best coverage of the development goes to the Jerusalem Post‘s Khaled Abu Toameh. In

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