Israel Daily News Stream 03/06/2012March 6, 2012 15:25 by Pesach Benson
Israel and the Palestinians
• Efraim Karsh looks at the Mideast’s real apartheid.
• For the first time since Hamas took over Gaza, Israel is allowing Gazans to export goods to the West Bank. More at Haaretz.
• I liked how thoroughly McGill Students for Israel denounced Israel Apartheid Week.
• AFP/Now Lebanon report that the Syrian army is turning its attention to Rastan, a rebel-controlled city located between Homs and Hama.
• The Belfast Telegraph rounds up Big Media reports on Syrian atrocities.
Refugees fleeing though farmland from marauding Syrian troops have claimed forces loyal to Bashar al-Assad are committing war crimes against civilians in Homs, slitting the throats of children and slaughtering their victims “like sheep”.
• Egypt’s pipeline carrying gas to Israel and Jordan was blown up by Sinai Islamists. Haaretz says it’s the 12th such attack.
• The first scandal for Egypt’s new parliament made for a great San Francisco Chronicle headline:
Rest O’ the Roundup
• The New Yorker examines radical and extremist tendencies within the Israeli body politic.
For more, see yesterday’s Israel Daily News Stream.
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