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Syria and Israel: All the Same For Fisk

Syria and Israel: All the Same For Fisk

In his latest commentary in The Independent, Robert Fisk is keen to lecture the West that not all Middle East revolutions or uprisings are the same: The old saw has to be repeated and repeated: Egypt was not Tunisia; Bahrain was not Egypt; Yemen was not Bahrain; Libya was not Yemen. And Syria is very

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A judge struck down Israeli plans to develop Lifta, an abandoned Arab village on Jerusalem’s northwestern outskirts. Haaretz reports: The appellants had claimed the plan would deprive the former residents – some of whom are still living in East Jerusalem – of their rights to properties they left behind when fleeing the area in 1948.

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Media Cheat Sheet 02/06/2012

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Hamas and Fatah agree on national unity (again), cheap talk dominates Israel-Iran debate, and gunmen storm two Yemeni newspapers — they even brought their own journalists along. Join the Media Cheat Sheet Page on Facebook. Israel and the Palestinians • Meeting in Qatar,

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Media Cheat Sheet 02/05/2012

Everything you need to know about the weekend coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Blood flows in Homs while the UN remains deadlocked, Hezbollah shells Free Syrian Army positions, and US officials don’t seem to know if/when Israel will strike Iran. Join the Media Cheat Sheet Page on Facebook. Iranian Atomic Urgency • Quote of

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Media Cheat Sheet 02/02/2012

Everything you need to know about today’s media coverage of Israel and the Mideast. China flirts with Israel, pressure on Russia over Syria continues, and a photo purportedly of an IDF soldier pointing a gun at a kid is a hoax. Join the Media Cheat Sheet Page on Facebook. Israel and the Palestinians • The Israeli

Israel Responds to Guardian Child Abuse Charge

The Guardian saw fit to publish eight letters in response to accusations of Israeli mistreatment of Palestinian child detainees. Only one of those (January’s Letter of the Month) sided with Israel. The Guardian has, however, given the press attache for the Israeli Embassy in London, Amir Ofek, the opportunity to respond, which we republish in

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Media Cheat Sheet 02/01/2012

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Iran launches another satellite news network, more embarrassing revelations as humanitarian observer team’s Syria report is leaked, and Russia finally feels some heat for giving diplomatic cover to Assad. Join the Media Cheat Sheet Page on Facebook. Israel and the Palestinians • Juxtaposing these two

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