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Israel Daily News Stream 05/16/2012

Israel Daily News Stream 05/16/2012

Everything you need to know about today’s media coverage of Israel and the Mideast. WikiLeaks may be responsible for yesterday’s hanging of a “Mossad agent” in Iran. Big court judgment for American victims of Palestinian terror. And did Iran’s foreign minister act as a front for illicit nuclear procurement activity? Join the Israel Daily News Stream


Badawi Tweet Update: UN Official Visits Israel

It’s been two months since HonestReporting exposed “false photo tweeter” Khulood Badawi and the case continues to drag on. We delivered 15,000 signatures demanding the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN OCHA) fire Badawi. Having promised to investigate, is the UN finally moving slowly through the gears? The Jerusalem Post reports: A small group


Turkey: Bird with Big Nose is Israeli Spy

We’ve seen Mossad Sharks in Egypt and Zionist Vultures in Saudi Arabia. Now, Turkey is claiming it caught a bird with “unusually large nostrils” spying for Israel. According to Yediot Aharonot, which broke the latest installment of Israel’s conquest of the animal kingdom for intelligence purposes, a farmer spotted a dead bird with a ring


Israel Activist Assaulted at UK University

Richard Millett, an ardent activist, friend of HonestReporting and former SOAS student, who regularly stands up for Israel at hostile anti-Israel meetings across London, was abused and subjected to an horrendous ordeal at a Palestine Society meeting at the School of African and Oriental Studies (SOAS). Here is a link to his blog where he


Israel Daily News Stream 05/14/2012

Everything you need to know about today’s media coverage of Israel and the Mideast. AP obtains an illustration from inside an Iranian nuclear facility. Is it a smoking gun? Fatah prisoners in Gaza embarrass Hamas with their own hunger strike. Hope is running out that Egypt can finalize a constitution defining the president’s powers before election


Israel Daily News Stream 05/13/2012

Everything you need to know about today’s media coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Palestinian prisoners’ hunger strike continues. Syrian media revels in arrival of Gaza aid convoy. Why is the Palestinian journalists’ union attacking free press? Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Israel and the Palestinians • Worth reading: I was impressed


Aussie Editor Apologizes for Apartheid Headline

HonestReporting critiqued a particularly nasty piece of journalism in The Australian. While the newspaper hasn’t addressed the one-sided contents of the article itself, the editor has, at least, apologized for the appalling headline that originally appeared. JTA reports: The editor of the Weekend Australian newspaper apologized to the Jewish community for a headline that accused


Israel Daily News Stream 05/09/2012

Everything you need to know about today’s media coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Note to readers: The HonestReporting office will be closed for Lag B’Omer. There will be no Israel Daily News Stream tomorrow. The world reacts to Israel’s national unity government. Salam Fayyad all but eulogizes Fayyadism. And Google Earth catches Hezbollah building