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Bibi Orders Settlement Freeze

Bibi Orders Settlement Freeze

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. Benjamin Netanyahu ordered a freeze of settlement tenders, according to Israeli media reports. Developing . . . 2. The Netanyahu/Abbas China road trip 2013 continues. The Jerusalem Post details Beijing’s

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Irked Envoy Exits UN

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 Times of Israel talked to a number of experts and activists about the Arab League’s new line on land swaps and what it means for Israel. Judge for yourself

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No Sugarcoating BDS Ignorance

Max Brenner has become an unfortunate target of Australian pro-Palestinian activists who want to get rid of the popular chocolate chain. Now, The Australian explains that a new video has surfaced highlighting the ignorance of the boycott-divestment-sanctions (BDS) movement. Patrick Harrison, a spokesman for the Palestine Action Group, appears at 4:30 and confirms the movement’s

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Israeli Killed in Terror Attack

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 Palestinian terrorist stabbed to death an Israeli at the Tapuah Junction near Nablus. The Jerusalem Post identified the victim as Evyatar Borovsky, 32 year-old father of five from of

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Queasy Rider Headlines

An Israeli airstrike killed an Islamic Jihadnik. Hithem Ziad Ibrahim Masshal was connected to recent rocket fire on Eilat. The rockets were fired from the Egyptian Sinai, so Masshal certainly internationalizes the conflict. So I’m having a laugh at this Sky News headline. The yellow highlighting accentuates the description of Masshal, who won’t remind anyone

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Iran Reviving Gaza Arms Pipeline

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. Iran’s trying to re-establish its weapons-to-Gaza pipeline via Sudan. The Daily Telegraph‘s Con Coughlin writes: According to intelligence reports received by Western diplomats, Iranian and Sudanese officials have recently had

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Israel, UNESCO, Compromise on Jerusalem

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 if Hezbollah doesn’t have enough headaches. The US Treasury Dept. designated two Lebanese exchange houses as institutions of “primary money laundering concern.” According to the Jerusalem Post, it’s also

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UN Official Blames Boston Terror on Israel-US Ties

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 NY Times reports that American-Israeli differences on Iran continue to fester. The paper notes that the one weapon Israel would need most to attack Iran — heavy bunker busting

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