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BBC Wishes Jewish Viewers a Sour New Year

BBC Wishes Jewish Viewers a Sour New Year

Talk about starting off the Jewish new year on a sour note. The BBC scheduled its Mideast editor, Jeremy Bowen, to have a Q&A with readers on Twitter — during Rosh HaShanah. And blogger Daphne Anson doesn’t buy Bowen’s unapologetic weak answer that the timing “could’ve been better.” Nobody would be cynical enough to suggest

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IDNS: Assad Has Plans to Give Hezbollah Chemical Weapons

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. Yup, Hamas is laying the groundwork to declare Gaza’s independence. Mahmoud Zahar told Maan News in no uncertain terms that Israel does not occupy Gaza. (Hey, that’s my line!)  He

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IDNS: Palestinian Censors Mute Townhall Meeting

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. It turns out that Israel had no connection to the film at the heart of yesterday’s embassy attacks. First, Jeffrey Goldberg began fact-checking what we thought we knew about “Sam

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Anti-Islam Movie Draws False Israel Linkage

Those responsible for the brutal death of US Ambassador Chris Stevens needed little excuse to attack the US Consulate in Benghazi, Libya and indeed, it appears to have been a pre-planned assault by Al-Qaeda terrorists. However, the trigger appeared to be a shoddy movie aimed at Muslims and the prophet Mohammed has made headline news

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IDNS: Libyan Islamists Kill US Ambassador

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. Libyan Islamists attacked the US consulate in Benghazi, killing US ambassador Christopher Stevens and three other staffers.  car. Islamist protesters also breached the US embassy in Cairo. They were protesting

R.I.P. One-State Solution; Long Live 3-State Solution?

I come to bury the one-state solution, not praise it. Now that Hamas is laying the groundwork to declare Gaza’s independence from Palestine, it’s easier to be dismissive of arguments for the one-state solution, like this op-ed in The Independent. Fatah fecklessness, a non-existent peace process, Muslim Brotherhood power in Egypt, and Hamas’ sheer willpower means

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Canadian Student Wins $2000 Journalism Award

HonestReporting is proud to announce that Aidan Fishman, 20, from Winnipeg, Canada, is the winner of the inaugural Blankfeld Award for Quality Journalism. We received entries from aspiring student writers from around the globe, including the US, Canada, South Africa, Australia and the UK. HonestReporting staff members and HR Board member Max Blankfeld, the sponsor

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