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De Klerk: Israel Not an Apartheid State

De Klerk: Israel Not an Apartheid State

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 *** Shortly after this roundup was published, Lauren Booth, a British journalist and Islamist tweeted to HonestReporting that Jews are indigenous to Eastern Europe. See Lauren Booth’s Anti-Semitic Tweet

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Syrian Rebels Kill Hezbollah Commander Freed in Israeli Prisoner Swap

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. Hamas and Fatah agreed on the makeup of their national unity government. Officials in Mahmoud Abbas’s office say the new “technocrat” government will be sworn in on Thursday. Meanwhile, Zalman Shoval worries

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Mick Jagger’s False Quote Spreads Through Social Media

As the owner of tickets for next month’s Rolling Stones concert in Tel Aviv, I’m very much looking forward to seeing Mick Jagger and the rest of the legendary rock band defying both their age and the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign. It’s not surprising that Israel advocates are trumpeting the Stones concert as

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Pakistani Terror Attack On Israeli Consulate Thwarted

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. Prime Minister Netanyahu will push legislation defining Israel as a Jewish state. Take your pick of Jerusalem Post, YNet, and Times of Israel coverage. A Haaretz staff-ed opposes the move. 2. India

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National Union of Journalists Rejects Israel Boycott

Just before HonestReporting went on Passover break, Britain’s National Union of Journalists voted against a controversial motion to support the BDS movement and boycott Israeli goods. Judging from an NUJ statement, the prevailing reason for the rejection is that a boycott would make it more difficult for journalists to cover Israel. I assume this refers

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Rouhani Confirms Iran Was Interested in Nuclear 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. Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu arrived in Washington for talks with President Obama. AP and Reuters preview what’s in store. David Horovitz, John Podhoretz and Marc Tracy respond to Obama’s interview with

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UN Nuclear Agency Suppressing Iranian Info?

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. NY Times: President Obama is boosting his personal involvement in the Mideast peace process. With upcoming Netanyahu and Abbas visits to Washington, Obama will personally press the leaders to accept the

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Did Hamas Find Offshore Gas Field?

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. A senior Israeli security official confirmed to Time that A) Israel launched yesterday’s airstrike B) along the Lebanese-Syrian border against C) a Hezbollah convoy delivering advanced surface-to-surface missiles. Hezbollah brought things full circle

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