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Guns and Poses: Mavi Marmara Humanitarian Volunteers Were Armed

Israel’s Yediot Aharonot published photos of unidentified flotillistas aboard the Mavi Marmara holding guns. According to Nana 10 (Hebrew), the images came from cameras the IDF seized from the...

June 9, 2011 10:09 By :

Assad’s Small Media Victory at the Times of London

I don’t understand how the Times of London chose a photo of a Palestinain funeral to illustrate an update about Syrian rebels reportedly killing 120 policemen. This AP photo has nothing to do with...

June 7, 2011 9:46 By :

Naksa Day: Plotted Paydirt, Not Popular Protest, Part 2

Bashar Assad wasn’t the only person paying protesters lately. A Lebanese man who rushed the border in last month’s Naqba Day incident told The Guardian: One demonstrator who was wounded that...

June 6, 2011 11:59 By :

Naksa Day: Plotted Paydirt, Not Popular Palestinian Protest

If you think today’s protests along the Israeli-Syrian border represent a “Palestinian Spring,” think again. The Reform Party of Syria says says it has information that Assad regime paid...

June 5, 2011 21:34 By :

A Digest of Weekend Articles

• Columnist Faisal Al Qasim says the Arab regimes are are more brutal than the Zionists: But is the Arab media still able to satirise Israeli barbarism with the same vigour after it has witnessed what...

June 5, 2011 18:48 By :

NY Times Fails to Scrub New Editor’s “Absolute Truth”

What a sloppy way to handle an otherwise routine announcement. Jill Abramson is  replacing Bill Keller as the NY Times’ top editor. Unfortunately, someone at the paper thought Abramson’s...

June 4, 2011 22:50 By :

Smoking Gun Photos From Mavi Marmara?

Here’s new meaning to smoking gun photos. The Israeli navy has obtained photos taken aboard the Mavi Marmara of IHH “humanitarian activists” holding guns. YNet News reports: Photos...

June 2, 2011 13:31 By :

A Flickr View of Jerusalem

I’ve gotten used to living in Jerusalem, so I’m used to passing by the city’s sites without giving much thought to the significance of this landmark or that site. So it’s good...

June 1, 2011 16:22 By :

Rafah and the Law of Unintended Consequences Bites Egypt

After re-opening Rafah, the law of unintended consequences bites Egypt. The Wall St. Journal (click via Google News) writes: A full opening at Egypt’s Rafah border, analysts say, could allow Israel...

May 31, 2011 16:23 By :

Study Finds Overwhelming Facebook, Twitter Support for Israel: What It Means

 A new study by the Pew Research Center found Facebookers, the Twitterverse and bloggers expressing support for Israel over the Palestinians by a whopping 3-1 margin. The study looked at a week’s...

May 30, 2011 15:12 By :