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It’s Official: Israel Schedules Snap Elections

It’s Official: Israel Schedules Snap Elections

Today’s Top Stories 1. It’s official: Israel to hold snap elections on March 17, 2015. Take your pick of Jerusalem Post, Haaretz, YNet, Times of Israel, or i24 News coverage. I also liked Ben Wedeman’s summary of the situation for CNN. 2. Globes: Gaza’s inoperative sewage plant may be endangering Ashkelon, potentially exposing the city’s residents (and Israel’s biggest

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Canadian-Israeli Reportedly Captured By ISIS

Today’s Top Stories 1. Ex-Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak was acquitted on charges of murder and corruption. Take your pick of CNN, BBC, or New York Times coverage. The Daily Beast and Max Fisher comment on why the charges were dropped. But the simplest explanation is Calvinball in Cairo.     2. Canadian-Israeli citizen reportedly captured

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Brussels Jewish Museum Terrorist Planned Massive Paris Attack

Today’s Top Stories 1. Brussels Jewish Museum terrorist Mehdi Nemmouche planned to carry out a massive terror attack in Paris according to a report in the French newspaper Liberation. The attack would allegedly have taken place on Paris’s iconic Champs Elysees boulevard on July 14, the French national holiday marking the beginning of the revolution and

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Palestinian Unity Deal: Now What?

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. It’s official (for now, at least). Hamas and Fatah announced their national unity agreement. Mahmoud Abbas will visit Gaza after the new government is formed. Today was the proverbial “day

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US and Hezbollah Passing the Peace Pipes?

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. Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah warned of war if Iran’s nuclear talks collapse. Ari Lieberman notes that the Party of God desperately needs the talks to succeed, and is even playing the

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France Replaces US as Great Satan

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. Israel and the US still not eye-to-eye on Iran. The State Department’s number 3 person, Wendy Sherman, was in Israel trying to reach an understanding with Jerusalem on the unfolding

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US to Resettle Syrian Refugees?

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. Is the labor dispute at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs threatening Israel’s national security? According to Haaretz, Israel’s highest intelligence chiefs said as much to the Prime Minister, though we’re

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France to Free Killer of Israeli, US Diplomats

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. Mali is France’s Gaza, argues Ron Agam: France is now going to war in Mali because it says “we cannot have a terrorist state at the door of Europe,” but

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