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The Hypocrisy of the Charlie Hebdo Critics

The Hypocrisy of the Charlie Hebdo Critics

This article originally appeared on Israel National News. Yes, Charlie Hebdo published crude, offensive, insensitive cartoons ridiculing Muslims and Muhammed. This link will show you a huge selection of their past covers and every reasonable person can understand why they would be upsetting to Muslims. Many pundits who have pointed out that while they certainly

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Paris Terror: The Aftershocks

Today’s Top Stories 1. A terrible weekend for French Jewry: on the heels of the Charlie Hebdo massacre, a terrorist stormed the Hyper Cacher kosher supermarket in Paris, killing four hostages before being killed by police. World leaders converged on Paris to join a million-man march to show support for the victims. The Times of Israel

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Abbas Applies for International Criminal Court Membership

Today’s Top Stories 1. Mahmoud Abbas signed the Rome Statute, requesting membership in the International Criminal Court. It paves the way for a possible war crimes probe of Israel by the International Criminal Court. The Israeli cabinet is meeting today to consider responses — presumably withholding tax transfers to the PA, rescinding Palestinian officials’ VIP

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Gaza Conflict Day Day 15: Soldier Missing in Gaza, Presumed Dead

Today’s Top Stories 1. The IDF confirmed that one of its soldiers in Gaza, is missing and presumed dead. The 21 year-old Sgt Oron Shaul is from the northern Israel town of Poriyah. The IDF released the names of other fallen soldiers.   2. 20,000 Israelis attend lone US-born soldier’s funeral. 3. Dr. Irwin Mansdorf

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Israeli-Arab Fugitive to Head Qatari News Station

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. Palestinian reconciliation moves continue. Maan News reports that the PA will send 3,000 security personnel to Gaza. Maan also reports that  Hamas will also allow a West Bank-based newspaper, Al Quds, to

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Israeli Air Strike on Hezbollah?

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. Looks like the Israeli Air Force attacked a Hezbollah target in eastern Lebanon, or possibly in Syrian territory. Though it’s hard to judge the credibility of cited Al Arabiya and Daily Star reports, Reuters quoted an anonymous

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Reporter Fired For Questioning Arafat Coverage

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. Al Jazeera dumped investigative reporter Ken Silverstein because he didn’t toe the network’s line on the Arafat/polonium story. More on the story at the Washington Free Beacon. 2. The British

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UNESCO Strips Israeli, US Voting Rights

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. Israel reacted with surprise and anger to the emerging Iranian nuclear deal. The only reason a “first step” agreement hasn’t been clinched yet is because France — to the consternation

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