Author Archives: Pesach Benson

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The Guardian’s Atomic Omission

The Guardian’s Atomic Omission

I hate to ruin the mood The Guardian‘s trying to create. It picked up on a report by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (Sipri) about the state of nuclear weapons in the world today. Israel never signed the Non-Proliferation Treaty (neither did India or Pakistan), but you’ll be forgiven for being misled. It’s just

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Iran Cuts Off Hamas Funding

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. Angered by Hamas’ support for Syrian rebels, Iran cut funding — approximately £15 million a month — to the terror group. Here’s the Daily Telegraph‘s (pun intended) money quote: Ghazi

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Hezbollah Kicks Hamas Out of Lebanon

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. Hezbollah warned Hamas to leave Lebanon “immediately.” Israeli media picked up on Middle East Online, which explains that Hezbollah’s unhappy with Hamas training Syrian rebels: Media sources close to the

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Terrorist Appointed PA Adviser

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. Uh-oh: A UN peacekeeping official confirmed to the Times of Israel that Syrian rebels stole a number of their vehicles, including “at least two sophisticated armored personnel carriers.” What could

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Sale of Dead Sea Scrolls Fragments Angers Israel

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. PA to Haaretz: We’re not satisfied with Kerry’s financial plan. No political concessions for economic carrots. 2. The EU is not renewing its arms embargo on Syrian rebels. Russia — which

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“Terror” Only Happens in London

So far as the British media’s concerned, Palestinian suicide bombings, shootings, and knife attacks in Israel are never acts of terror. And the people responsible for the blood and mayhem are never terrorists. The nine-letter word of choice is militants. But when a British soldier is hacked to death by Muslims in the streets of

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