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Humanitarian Aid Director Funneled Money to Hamas

Humanitarian Aid Director Funneled Money to Hamas

Today’s Top Stories 1. Israel arrested the Gaza director of a humanitarian organization, accusing him of funneling millions of dollars to Hamas. World Vision — a Christian aid group based in the Seattle area and operating in almost 100 countries — clearly has some ‘splaining to do. A statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs


Are Sinai Peacekeepers Retreating From ISIS or Redeploying?

Today’s Top Stories 1. The Obama administration is discussing with Egypt and Israel the possibility of significantly redeploying US and international peacekeepers in the Sinai because of the growing threat posed by Islamic State. Many of the approximately 1,700 monitors from 12 countries would be relocated the southern Sinai. CNN, which broke the story, reports:


Christians Threaten to Leave PA Over Patriarchal Vicar’s Arrest

Today’s Top Stories 1. The Palestinian Authority arrested Patriarchal Vicar Swerios Malki Murad. As head of the Syriac Orthodox Church, “Murad is the highest-ranked Christian clergyman to be arrested by the PA since its inception in 1994.” PA Prosecutors said Murad was arrested after a woman filed a civil complaint, but didn’t explain its nature. Around


Hamas Admits Holding Israeli Captives, Bodies

Today’s Top Stories 1. Hamas, for the first time, acknowledged holding two Israelis captive (Avraham Mengistu and an unidentified Bedouin, both wandered into Gaza), and holding the bodies of Lt. Hadar Goldin and Sgt. Oron Shaul (both killed fighting in Gaza during the 2014 war). 2. YNet: The UN censored an Israeli exhibit about Zionism,


Israeli Airstrike on Sudan?

Today’s Top Stories 1. Did Israel launch an air strike on Sudan overnight? Something attacked an unspecified military target near Khartoum. While the Sudanese army claims it downed an Israeli drone north of Khartoum, Israel hasn’t commented. YNet coverage suffices. Israel has attacked Sudanese arms facilities and convoys in the past, destroying weapons destined for Hamas.

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Israel Sending Anti-Terror Experts to Nigeria

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. Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei wants the Revolutionary Guards to mass produce missiles. Sleep better tonight . . . 2. Israel is sending anti-terrorism experts to Nigeria to help locate

It’s Only an Outrage When Israel Cuts Electricity

Once again, Israel‘s talking about cutting electricity to Gaza. And now, Turkey‘s talking about cutting electricity to Syria too. Last time this was an issue, Hamas blacked out Gaza, but Israel was blamed for collectively punishing the Palestinians. But I expect that everyone who condemned Israel — such as Jordanian cartoonist Emad Hajjaj, whose poison pen won a