Author Archives: Pesach Benson

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Israel, EU on Collision Course Over Settlement Products

Israel, EU on Collision Course Over Settlement Products

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. AFP: Hamas launched its own official “news agency,” Al-Rai. If they promise not to call their work journalism, perhaps the IDF will refrain from blowing them up in the next

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Iran, Hezbollah, Building Syria Militias

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. Beitar Jerusalem was in the news when the soccer team’s first ever Muslim player took the field, despite the opposition of some of the club’s more hard core, racist fans.

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Hamas Thugs In Cairo Crackdown for Morsi

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.What’s on the agenda for President Obama’s visit to the Mideast? Depends on who you read. Officials: Obama coming to Israel to prevent strike on Iran Obama’s Israel trip to focus

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Israeli-Palestinian Talks Revealed

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 White House and Prime Minister’s Office confirmed it: Obama to visit Israel in the spring. Why now? The Independent reports that Israeli and Palestinian officials are already meeting. Meanwhile,

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Bulgaria Blames Burgas Bombing on 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. The water wars: The Guardian drew on Jan Selby’s academic study to show how Israel allegedly steals Palestinian water. But Yochanan Visser (writing in the Jerusalem Post) counters with Lauro

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Was Iran Responsible for Lockerbie?

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 an academic study (pdf) funded by the US State Dept., Israeli and Palestinian school textbooks both present “one-sided narratives” and maps with blind-spots, but little demonization of “the

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Maalot Massacre Mastermind Returning to West Bank?

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. More info and fallout from last week’s airstrike is trickling into the mainstream media. More on all that below. 2. Bringing closure to its toon tempest, the Sunday Times formally

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Israel Strikes Syria

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. News services are picking up on a Wall St. Journal report that yesterday’s air strike hit a convoy of trucks inside Syria delivering advanced anti-aircraft weapons to Hezbollah. The early-morning

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