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Watchdog of the Week: Friends of Israel (Western Australia) Fighting Bias Down Under

Watchdog of the Week: Friends of Israel (Western Australia) Fighting Bias Down Under

This week’s Watchdog of the Week is awarded to an organization rather than an individual. In September 2008, nine highly committed individuals held an informal meeting with the aim of creating an informal organization with priority to be given to fighting Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions, assisting pro-Israel activity on Perth campuses and developing a website.

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Australian Advocates on HR Mission

HonestReporting’s 19th Mission to Israel saw the second successful linkup with Australia’s New South Wales Jewish Board of Deputies (NSWJBD). Twenty participants experienced a week of high-level speakers, exclusive visits to the places in the news all topped off with fine cuisine and luxury accommodation. Participants were welcomed by Brigadier General (res.) Yossi Kuperwasser, the┬áDirector

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Why Does Hezbollah Have 200 Drones?

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. Israeli intelligence knew of the secret US-Iran back channel before Washington formally notified Israel of it. Haaretz coverage. 2. The PA insists the embassy bomber “doesn’t represent Palestine.” Martyrdom operations

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No Sugarcoating BDS Ignorance

Max Brenner has become an unfortunate target of Australian pro-Palestinian activists who want to get rid of the popular chocolate chain. Now, The Australian explains that a new video has surfaced highlighting the ignorance of the boycott-divestment-sanctions (BDS) movement. Patrick Harrison, a spokesman for the Palestine Action Group, appears at 4:30 and confirms the movement’s

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Iran’s Nuclear Shopping Spree

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. More details about Prisoner X continue to emerge. See below. 2. What to make of Iran’s nuclear shopping spree, described by the Washington Post? Purchase orders obtained by nuclear researchers

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Prisoner X: The Facts, The Fallout

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 Prisoner X affair spread like wildfire in Israel, Australia, and Big Media. More on the emerging facts and fallout below. See also Simon Plosker’s Thoughts on “Prisoner X.” 2.

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Israel, EU on Collision Course Over Settlement Products

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. AFP: Hamas launched its own official “news agency,” Al-Rai. If they promise not to call their work journalism, perhaps the IDF will refrain from blowing them up in the next

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Palestinians Use Water as Weapon Against 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 Financial Times (via Google News) reports that Syria may have a uranium stockpile which Iran would like to get its hands on. In a nutshell, IAEA inspectors found traces

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Arab Donors Abandon PA

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. Salam Fayyad to AP: The Palestinian Authority state of Palestine is in peril because Arab donors aren’t following through on promised assistance. Fayyad said he managed to pay half the

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Israel in Secret Talks With Syrian Rebels?

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. According to Arab media reports, cited by the Jerusalem Post, Israel’s in secret talks with Syrian rebels to secure the Golan Heights and find the remains of Eli Cohen. Cohen

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