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Lebanese Parents Oppose Hezbollah

Lebanese Parents Oppose Hezbollah

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. Smelling blood after Morsi’s ouster, Fatah called on Palestinians to overthrow Hamas. 2. Over in Lebanon, YNet reports they’re singing, “Mamas, don’t let your babies grow up to be Hezbollah

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Egypt Swears In New President

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. Big Media’s trying to get a handle on Judge Adly Mansour, who was sworn in today as Egypt’s interim president. For biographical/background info on Mansour, the former head of Egypt’s

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Egypt Military Coup Underway

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. BREAKING NEWS: As the Israel Daily News Stream went to press, Mohammed Morsi offered to set up an interim government, though he said nothing about whether he’d resign. The military

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Turkish Unrest Blamed on Jews and Media

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. Egyptian army’s ultimatum to Mohammed Morsi: Resolve crisis in 48 hours or we’ll “intervene.” Morsi’s response: I won’t turn clock back on civilian rule. The White House’s refusal to condemn

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Egyptian Unrest Continues

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. How come nobody ever asks the Palestinians to take risks for peace, or show bold leadership? Haaretz quotes the PA’s latest excuse for avoiding peace talks. It should also be

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American Student Killed in Egypt

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. John Kerry spent the weekend shuttling between Jerusalem, Ramallah and Amman. Despite the flurry of activity and talk of narrowed gaps, there was no breakthrough. 2. American Jewish student Andrew

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Russia Withdraws Military Personnel From Syria

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. Secretary of State John Kerry returns to Israel. See Jerusalem Post, Times of Israel, and Washington Post updates. 2. Israel disputes Western assessments that Bashar Assad has turned the tide

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French Court Convicts Philippe Karsenty

A Paris court found French media analyst Philippe Karsenty guilty of defaming France 2 TV over its controversial footage of Mohammed Dura’s death. Karsenty had accused France 2’s Charles Enderlin of fabricating the footage depicting what was presented as the 12 year-old boy’s death during a  2001 gunfight at Gaza’s Netzarim Junction. The video aired

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