Today’s Top Stories 1. Escalation marked the second day of Operation Protective Edge. Hamas fired a Syrian-made M302 rocket at Hadera. Later in the day, rockets reached Zichron Yaakov, a coastal town about 120 km away from Gaza and just south of Haifa, representing the longest Palestinian rocket strike on Israel yet. According to Israeli…
Australian broadcaster ABC News fails to mention the most vital statistic of the lot – the hundreds of Hamas rockets pounding Israel from Gaza.
The BBC’s Yolande Knell reports from Gaza, omitting vital context, while imbuing Israelis with a particular malevolence.
The New York Times disparages the IDF’s measures to avoid civilian casualties in Gaza while failing to focus on Hamas’ policy of using human shields.
Today’s Top Stories 1. The IDF’s Operation Protective Edge began as the IDF hit Gaza rocket launchers, Hamas command and control facilities and other terror infrastructure. See all the details at the Haaretz, Jerusalem Post, Times of Israel and i24 live-blogs. Among the more notable developments, the IDF wants to call up another 40,000 reservists, and…
With Israel on the verge of a major conflict, it is important to note what has taken place. No moral equivalence and no cycle of violence.
Israel is under fire and has launched Operation Protective Edge to bring about the end of Hamas rockets from Gaza.
Rockets are flying. Israel’s responding with air strikes and a call-up of reservists. The army named this mission Operation Protective Edge. The conflict isn’t only being fought over the skies of Gaza and the Israeli home front. It’s also being fought in the media. We’re going to see all kinds of news reports, photos, and video.…
Writing in the Daily Telegraph, Chris Doyle portrays kidnapping-supporting Hamas as a key to a peace that Israel is trying to destroy.
The Christian Science Monitor misunderstands when it portrays Israel as participating in a “cycle of revenge killings” in response to three teens’ murder.