Author Archives: Pesach Benson

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Taliban Joins Syrian Fray

Taliban Joins Syrian Fray

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. According to the Sunday Times of London, an Israeli submarine-fired missile destroyed Syrian barracks in Latakia where advanced Russian-made Yakhont missiles were stored. A number of papers picked up on

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Hamas Members Killed in Sinai Sweep

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. According to Arab reports picked up by YNet, Egyptian forces in the Sinai killed and arrested some 200 Islamists, including quite a few from Hamas. He said 32 Hamas members

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New Israeli-Arab Party a Game Changer?

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. Israel HaYom profiled Israel’s new Christian Arab political party, which supports Israel as a Jewish state, and Arabs serving in the IDF. Could this be a game changer for Israeli society?

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Comments and the Roar of the Crowd

A sampling of the latest emails . . . 1. Regarding the video of the Egyptian kid I noted in yesterday’s Israel Daily News Stream. From: …@verizon.com Subj: Re: IDNS: Car Bomb Rocks Hezbollah How can we get that 12 year old kid, who was interviewed, to be nominated as the next interim president of

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Car Bomb Rocks 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. Did Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hold secret negotiations with PLO officials? Depends on which Jerusalem Post sources you want to believe. Officials from the Prime Minister’s Office denied Ajrami’s statements,

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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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