Author Archives: Pesach Benson

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Fallout Continues From ASA Boycott

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 PA said it’s willing to extend peace talks with Israel beyond the originally agreed-upon nine-month deadline — provided there’s a framework agreement in place. YNet points out: The comments

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Morsi to Be Tried for Conspiring with Hamas, 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. As today’s roundup went to press, news broke that Egypt plans to put Mohammed Morsi on trial for terror, espionage, and conspiring with Hamas and Hezbollah. Iran’s Revolutionary Guards are

Abbas Denounces Boycotting Israel

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 American Studies Association voted to boycott Israeli academics. I was especially impressed with the Chronicle of Higher Education‘s insightful coverage of the vote, what it means, and what’s next.

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IDF Soldier Shot Dead By Lebanese Sniper

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 Lebanese army soldier shot and killed an IDF soldier near a border post at Rosh HaNikra. The fallen soldier, 31-year-old Master Sgt. Shlomi Cohen, from Afula, succumbed to his wounds

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Mideast Digs Out of Massive Storm

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. Israelis and Palestinians found common ground working together to save lives and even dig out John Kerry. Meanwhile, Israel opened the Kerem Shalom crossing to transfer heating equipment and water pumps. Flooding in

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Attacking Journalists To Become a War Crime?

Reporters Without Borders is pushing to make attacks on journalists a war crime. Sounds great, as long as it also becomes a war crime for terrorists to impersonate or embed themselves among journalists. 4 rockets just fired from near media center in #Gaza City. The same media center bldg hit by three IDF missiles earlier today

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US Wants Israel’s “Rock Star Banker”

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. Unable to figure out how to supply moderate Syrian rebels without benefiting the Islamists, Washington and London suspended non-lethal aid to Syrian rebels. The Wall St. Journal expanded on the Islamist attacks

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EU Pays Non-Existent PA Workers

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. It’s rare for Western news services to look at the phenomenon of Palestinian honor killings. So due credit to Reuters for reporting a rising worrisome trend in the West Bank.

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