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Israel Daily News Stream 05/17/2012

Israel Daily News Stream 05/17/2012

Everything you need to know about today’s media coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Is Big Media underplaying the Hamas-Fatah split? What dirty laundry is Yasser Arafat’s wanted moneyman hinting he’ll expose? Doesn’t Bashar Assad realize he lost the info war months ago? Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Israel and the Palestinians

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Israel Daily News Stream 05/16/2012

Everything you need to know about today’s media coverage of Israel and the Mideast. WikiLeaks may be responsible for yesterday’s hanging of a “Mossad agent” in Iran. Big court judgment for American victims of Palestinian terror. And did Iran’s foreign minister act as a front for illicit nuclear procurement activity? Join the Israel Daily News Stream

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Israel Daily News Stream 05/15/2012

Everything you need to know about today’s media coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Turkish journalist calls Israeli detention “five-star” compared to Syrian prison. France’s new president already goes soft on Iran. Palestinian hunger strike ends, but Naqba Day clashes begin. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Israel and the Palestinians • The

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Israel Daily News Stream 05/14/2012

Everything you need to know about today’s media coverage of Israel and the Mideast. AP obtains an illustration from inside an Iranian nuclear facility. Is it a smoking gun? Fatah prisoners in Gaza embarrass Hamas with their own hunger strike. Hope is running out that Egypt can finalize a constitution defining the president’s powers before election

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Israel Daily News Stream 05/13/2012

Everything you need to know about today’s media coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Palestinian prisoners’ hunger strike continues. Syrian media revels in arrival of Gaza aid convoy. Why is the Palestinian journalists’ union attacking free press? Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Israel and the Palestinians • Worth reading: I was impressed

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Israel Daily News Stream 05/09/2012

Everything you need to know about today’s media coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Note to readers: The HonestReporting office will be closed for Lag B’Omer. There will be no Israel Daily News Stream tomorrow. The world reacts to Israel’s national unity government. Salam Fayyad all but eulogizes Fayyadism. And Google Earth catches Hezbollah building

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Israel Daily News Stream 05/01/2012

Everything you need to know about today’s media coverage of Israel and the Mideast. A Gaza aid convoy ruptures because overland route passes through Syria. Palestinian press freedom takes another blow. Might Egypt give citizenship to thousands of Palestinian refugees? Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Israel and the Palestinians • One benefit

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Israel Daily News Stream 04/30/2012

Everything you need to know about today’s media coverage of Israel and the Mideast. The UN’s human rights chief pillories Israel. Prime Minister Netanyahu signals early elections. And what do ordinary Iranians really think about the nuclear tensions? Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Israel and the Palestinians • The PA dubiously defends

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Israel Daily News Stream 04/29/2012

Everything you need to know about the weekend’s media coverage of Israel and the Mideast. A 60 Minutes letter to Ambassador Michael Oren betrays Bob Simon’s theatrics. Headlines screaming of divisions among Israeli leaders don’t bear out. A new video of a citizen journalist buried alive by Syrian forces is chilling — but is it

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