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Egypt Responds to Gaza Terror With a Vengeance

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. Egypt’s responding to yesterday’s terror with a vengeance. The Rafah border crossing with Gaza is indefinitely closed while Reuters reports that security personnel are vigorously sealing up smuggling tunnels: A Reuters reporter

Tired of Seeing Israel Slammed in the Media?

Why is the struggle for media fairness so important? The media sways public opinion, which directly affects foreign policy towards Israel. HonestReporting was formed in 2000 to respond to unfair coverage against Israel in the wake of the second Intifada. Since then, it’s prompted hundreds of corrections and retractions in the media. Stay informed on

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Hackers Continue Plaguing Reuters

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. The IDF foiled a major terror attack from the Sinai. Terrorists stole two Egytian armored jeeps and crashed their way through the Kerem Shalom crossing. The Jerusalem Post describes what

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Hackers Post False Syria Stories on Reuters Platform

Everything you need to now about the weekend coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories 1. The Palestinians will apply to the UN General Assembly for non-member status on Sept. 27. Best coverage of the development goes to the Jerusalem Post‘s Khaled Abu Toameh. In

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Iran’s Apologists Will Have a Hard Time Explaining Away Ahmadinejad Speech

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. A brutal murder in Bethlehem’s open-air market has shocked Palestinians into confronting wife-beating. AP‘s dispatch raises uncomfortable questions for one British paper which only yesterday blamed Israel for the domestic violence.

Israel Made Me Beat My Wife, Part 2

Good thing The Guardian published its piece blaming Israel for Palestinian wife-beating yesterday. Had the story waited another day, it would’ve directly competed with an ugly murder demolishing the paper’s it’s-all-Israel’s-fault mentality. Nancy Zaboun, a 27-year-old Palestinian mother of three was killed by her husband. In Bethlehem’s busy open air market. Eyewitnesses — and there were plenty

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Balance of “Activism” Doesn’t Sound Right

Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah thinks Hezbollah has reached a level of mutually assured destruction with the Zionist entity. Here’s the Daily Star’s money quote from his latest speech (still given from an undisclosed location). Speaking on the subject of Israel, Nasrallah said his party maintained “a balance of terror” with the Jewish state, which prevents it

Would Israel “Fix Intelligence” to Justify Attacking Iran?

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.  Today’s Lead Screed: Bibi’s rush to blame Iran for the Bulgaria bombing  without evidence suggests that Israel’s capable of “fixing intelligence” to justify an attack on Iran. So argues Ray

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A Shout Out to India

A shout out to readers in India getting back online after a massive power outage. While the lights were off, Home Minister P. Chidambaram, decided to send a delegation to visit Israel’s security fence “to assess technologies that New Delhi could implement at its fence with Pakistan and Bangladesh.” And four Indian navy ships arrived in Haifa

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