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A Day of Rockets and Retaliation

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-Gaza tensions heated up with multiple IDF operations against Palestinian rocket fire which continued throughout the day. Shortly before this roundup was published, there were reports that Egypt successfully mediated a cease fire. Analyzing

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It’s Just “Tit-For-Tat” For the Financial Times

While its actual article doesn’t employ such terminology, the Financial Times’ subhead on its Middle East news page raises some eyebrows: “Tit-for-tat” expresses a false moral equivalence between Palestinian terrorists initiating the firing of rockets towards Israeli civilian targets and Israeli counter-measures to protect its civilians. Suspiciously similar to the all too familiar “cycle of

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Only Israel to Blame In UNRWA’s Eyes

UNRWA’s deputy commissioner-general Margot Ellis writes on The Guardian’s Comment is Free how the greater media focus on Syria has impacted UNRWA’s fundraising ability for emergency projects for Palestinians in Gaza and the West Bank: Aid money follows the cameras. Cameras follow conflict. Syria is no exception. … Gaza hit the headlines during the upsurge in

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Joint Missile Defense for Israel, Jordan and Egypt?

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. Might Israel enter into a joint missile defense with Jordan and Egypt? Reuters has me intrigued. 2. Tunisia wouldn’t let some 20 Israeli tourists disembark from the Norwegian Jade, a

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Syrian Rebels Bleed Hezbollah

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. Here’s the IDF’s final inventory of weapons found aboard the Klos-C. After detailed analysis carried out by the Engineering Corps, the IDF found 40 M-302 rockets, with a range of between 90 to 160 kilometers,

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Egypt Revoking Citizenship of Thousands of Palestinians

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. Egypt’s moving to revoke the citizenship of 13,000 Gazans who obtained the status during Morsi’s regime. 2. The NY Times lays out the US approach to peacemaking as an  Obama/Kerry good cop-bad cop routine towards Bibi.

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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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Hamas to Privatize Gaza Border Crossings?

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. Ouch: A Fatah official in Lebanon admitted that the PLO and Fatah have lost control of Lebanese refugee camps. Maan News explains why it matters: The Palestinian refugee camps in Lebanon are

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