Members of the organization include four European MPs, who are now in danger of arrest if they land at Ben Gurion International Airport.
• Over at the Times of London, Israeli ambassador Daniel Taub responded to former foreign minister Jack Straw’s nasty little screed. Speaking of Straw, he told the Daily Telegraph, he’s leading a delegation of British MPs to Iran — the first such visit since 2008.
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• Worth reading: Ambassador Michael Oren discussed the Iranian situation with the Times of Israel.
Were Iran to attain a “military nuclear capability,” Michael Oren elaborated, it would not need to perfect a missile delivery system in order to target Israel with nuclear weaponry, but could do so via other delivery systems, such as a simple container aboard a ship. Its attainment of that capability could also prompt the nuclearization of the entire Middle East.
• At least 15 Palestinians starved to death in Syria’s Yarmouk refugee camp. The UNRWA’s Chris Gunness told AFP that 20,000 Palestinians remain trapped with dwindling food and medicine:
Most of the Yarmuk camp in southern Damascus is under the control of the armed opposition, and it has been under a siege by troops loyal to President Bashar al-Assad for around a year.
The blockade has resulted in a humanitarian crisis, and the exodus of tens of thousands of the camp’s 170,000 residents.
• Lebanon’s on eggshells, and Nabih Berri’s worried that the next assassination will target a Shiite dignitary, reports the Daily Star.
(Image of Oren via YouTube/americanuniversity)
For more, see yesterday’s Israel Daily News Stream.