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Islamic State in Sinai Reportedly Beheads Hostage

Islamic State in Sinai Reportedly Beheads Hostage

Today’s Top Stories 1. Nice to see the wire services pick up on PA corruption. AP reports Palestinians are furious over the latest revelations of graft and misuse of public money: Outrage over the documents quickly spread on social media, where Palestinians challenged everything from their leadership’s finances to its political legitimacy in the face


EU Preparing Fresh Sanctions On Israel?

Today’s Top Stories 1. Fatah cadres pushing for the appointment of a vice president may get their wish at a party congress next month. The Media Line explains why Fatah’s feeling the urgency and Hamas is sure to object: Concerns for the health of Abbas and the law of succession appear to be the driving


EU Funds Illegally-Built Palestinian Structures

Today’s Top Stories 1. The EU’s funding illegally built Palestinian structures in the West Bank. According to the Daily Mail, the financial support — at taxpayer expense — violates international agreements: More than 400 EU-funded Palestinian homes have been erected in Area C of the West Bank, which was placed under Israeli jurisdiction during the


Brian Williams on the Couch

NBC News anchor Brian Willaims took himself off the air as the network launches an internal investigation of his accounts of being on a downed helicopter over Iraq. His coverage of Hurricane Katrina is also under scrutiny now. Another tale getting fresh attention involves Williams covering the 2006 War in Lebanon. Here’s what Williams said (skip to 1:45) when


UN Condemns Israel, Orders Another Investigation

Today’s Top Stories 1. The UN Security Council condemned Israel “in the strongest terms” for cross-border fire that killed a Spanish UNIFIL peacekeeper, it also appointed a panel to investigate. Here’s another example of Israel being singled out by the UN: The Security Council offered no condemnation of the Hezbollah attack that killed the two Israeli soldiers


Big Media Confirms Foreign Jihadis Among Syrian Rebels

Everything you need to know about the  weekend coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories 1. Times of India: Naming names, Indian cops have concluded that the suspects in February attack outside the Israeli embassy were members of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards. One man, identified as Sedaghatzadeh