Today’s Top Stories 1. The UN Security Council is setting a deadline for a negotiated settlement of the conflict and the establishment of a Palestinian state alongside Israel, possibly within two years according to French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius. The U.S. appears to be putting pressure on Israel by leaving the possibility open that it…
Amnesty International releases a report accusing Hamas of committing war crimes. The Independent has a hard time accepting this.
Associated Press’s Dan Perry questions whether Israel is a democracy, failing to mention that Palestinians have been denied the vote by their own leaders.
Yara Hawari attacks Israel and its democracy opining that Palestinians denied the vote by their own leaders can’t vote Israel out of existence.
Today’s Top Stories 1. It’s only hours before the polling booths open and Israelis elect a new government. Election Day on Tuesday is a national holiday to encourage people to exercise their democratic rights. HonestReporting’s Israel staff will be doing just that but before we do, here are some facts and figures to help you…
Today’s Top Stories 1. Promising responses from the terror organization’s leadership, Hamas launched its #AskHamas Twitter campaign aimed at improving its global image. Things haven’t gone so well for Hamas, however. According to AP: According to the social media analytics website Topsy, the AskHamas hashtag generated 36,000 tweets in a single day. …
Sydney Morning Herald headline states Australian teen jihadi Jake Gilardi joins Islamic State due to media coverage of Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
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Since when was being located there a prerequisite for criticizing a country? It is for The Independent when Madonna criticized French anti-Semitism.
The Guardian erroneously refers to Israel’s security barrier as “electrified” rather than the non-lethal “electronic.”