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Israel Daily News Stream 05/09/2012

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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Israel Daily News Stream 04/25/2012

Everything you need to know about today’s media coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Note to readers: The HonestReporting staff will be off for Israel Independence Day. There will be no Israel Daily News Stream tomorrow. Why did CNN try dragging Benjamin Netanyahu into US politics? Is India sacrificing Israeli defense ties for Iranian oil?

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Israel Daily News Stream 04/24/2012

Everything you need to know about today’s media coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Fallout from 60 Minutes continues. PA internet providers block access to news sites critical of Mahmoud Abbas. Syrian army executes Hama residents who met with UN observers. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Israel and the Palestinians • According

Fact Checking Jeff Halper

An Irish Times article on Palestinian political paralysis includes an interview with Jeff Halper. He’s an Israeli activist better known for — among other things — founding the Israeli Committee Against Home Demolitions, and for sailing to Gaza with a 2008 Gaza flotilla. Halper revealed to reporter Michael Jansen the juicy secrets of Prime Minister

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