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Discredited Journalist Arrested for US Hoax Bomb Threats

Discredited Journalist Arrested for US Hoax Bomb Threats

Today’s Top Stories 1. The FBI arrested a discredited journalist who it says is responsible for hoax bomb threats against eight Jewish Community Centers and the Anti-Defamation League. Juan Thompson, formerly of St. Louis is said to have made the bomb threats in his ex-girlfriend’s name in a bid to ruin her reputation. It’s a

Palestinians Lay Claim to Dead Sea Scrolls

Today’s Top Stories 1. Over at UNESCO, the Palestinians are now laying claim to the Dead Sea Scrolls. Qumran is on the list of preservation areas which the PA wants to see registered under the “state of Palestine” on the World Heritage List.   2. PA foils large-scale attack against IDF forces in Hebron. 3.

Is Hezbollah Going to War With Lebanon’s Banks?

Today’s Top Stories 1. Is Hezbollah responsible for an explosion outside the Beirut headquarters of a Lebanese bank? While Reuters reports that nobody has claimed responsibility, Lebanese officials don’t believe Islamic State is responsible, and Hezbollah hasn’t commented on the blast. Reportedly, BLOM Bank was particularly aggressive against Hezbollah’s accounts, which the US Treasury Department is

What’s Behind Another Gaza Tunnel Collapse?

Today’s Top Stories 1. Israel agreed to return the bodies of 10 Palestinians killed while carrying out terror attacks in recent weeks. YNet explains the deal: According to the agreement that was reached, the funerals of these terrorists are to occur in the middle of the night and with only a limited number of family

The 2015 Dishonest Reporter of the Year: Why the BBC Won

When we looked back over our 2015 archives, it was clear which media outlet deserved this year’s Dishonest Reporter Award. The honor goes to perennial contender, BBC News. At any given time, the insidious nature of the BBC’s anti-Israel bias is its constant drip, drip effect. But this year, the pipes burst with some genuinely

Is Widening Weekend Violence an Intifada?

Today’s Top Stories 1. Editor’s note: In light of continuing Palestinian terror, I have decided to refer to the violence as an intifada. Here’s Why I’m Calling it an Intifada (and a dissent from my colleague, Yarden Frankl). See below for updates on the latest terror attacks. See also today’s media critique, Palestinian Terror Wave Prompts Media

Hunger-Striking Prisoner in Coma

Today’s Top Stories 1. Mohammed Allaan was in a coma after losing consciousness on Friday. Allaan, accused of membership in Islamic Jihad, has been protesting his incarceration without trial, a controversial legal status Israel calls “administrative detention.” Islamic Jihad threatened if Allaan dies, the cease-fire is over. Meanwhile, the former US commander of the Guantanamo Bay

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