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Ariel Sharon Laid to Rest

Ariel Sharon Laid to Rest

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. Ariel Sharon was laid to rest at his Negev ranch, following a state funeral at the Knesset. After the burial, Palestinians fired two rockets which landed in open areas, causing no

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Big Media Remembers Ariel Sharon

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. Big Media remembers Ariel Sharon, who died on Saturday. His body is currently lying in state at the Knesset. World leaders will be arriving for a state funeral to be

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Will Palestinian Unity Push Undermine Peace Talks?

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. Fatah proposed a national unity government with Hamas, reports Maan News. This comes after Hamas released prisoners (seven) affiliated with Fatah. It’s an unwelcome monkey wrench for John Kerry because

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Kerry, Abbas Discuss Return of Refugees

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 difficult trade-offs for peace continue. According to Xinhua, John Kerry proposed that 80,000 Palestinian refugees be allowed to settle in Israel. Mahmoud Abbas is pushing for 200,000. “Kerry’s proposal

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Academics Take Dig at ASA Boycott

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 first buyers of natural gas from Israel’s offshore reserves are none other than the Palestinians. We’re talking about a $1.2 billion contract to supply a new West Bank power

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Arms Cache Found in PLO Envoy’s Home

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. BREAKING NEWS: A Hezbollah neighborhood of Beirut was rocked by a powerful explosion. Early reports from Reuters. 2. Czech police discovered a large cache of weapons at the Prague residence of

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NBC Caves In to PLO Pressure

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. John Kerry will reportedly present a framework peace agreement to Israeli and Palestinian negotiators by December 31. According to Maan News: Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas informed the Arab League

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Bus Bomb Disaster Averted

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 BREAKING NEWS: As today’s roundup went to press, a bomb exploded on a Bat Yam bus. Alert passengers noticed the suspicious object and evacuated the bus before the bomb went off.

Abbas Denounces Boycotting Israel

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 American Studies Association voted to boycott Israeli academics. I was especially impressed with the Chronicle of Higher Education‘s insightful coverage of the vote, what it means, and what’s next.

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Mideast Digs Out of Massive Storm

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. Israelis and Palestinians found common ground working together to save lives and even dig out John Kerry. Meanwhile, Israel opened the Kerem Shalom crossing to transfer heating equipment and water pumps. Flooding in

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