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War in Gaza: Putting the Prop in Propaganda

War in Gaza: Putting the Prop in Propaganda

The Palestinians are putting the prop in propaganda. NPR’s Andy Carvin — a master at fusing journalism and Twitter — sees through the spin games. I’d embed the video, but it’s rather graphic. Reminds me of the Green Helmet Guy from the Lebanon War.

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Islamist Rebels Seize Syrian Villages in Golan DMZ

Everything you need to know about today’s coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. BREAKING NEWS UPDATE, 4:35 pm: After publishing this post, an Israeli air strike killed Hamas’s top military commander Ahmad Jabari. Details at the Jerusalem Post and Times of Israel. The airstrike marked the beginning of a

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Egyptian Salafist Leader: Demolish Idols Like the Pyramids and Sphinx

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. AP: Israel is weighing targeted assassinations assisted martyrdom opportunities for Hamas leaders. The Jerusalem Post analyzes the legal issues. Four days of hostilities appear to be winding down, but you

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McClatchy Typo Multiplies Palestinian Deaths

One can only hope that the following figures were a result of a simple typo in Sheera Frenkel‘s report for McClatchy on Israel’s current problems on its northern and southern borders. We are used to seeing Palestinian casualty figures tossed around by the media with little regard for the source or differentiation between Palestinian combatants

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Heads Roll at BBC; Scandal Looms Over NY Times

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. We’re up to 140 rockets fired at Israel in two days.  The Jerusalem Post reports 26 people being treated for shock when a Grad rocket struck a building in Netivot.

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Rockets Rain on Israel

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. Gaza heats up again. The violence began on Saturday when Palestinians fired an anti-tank rocket at an IDF  jeep, injuring four soldiers. As this post went to press, nearly 80

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Hurricane Sandy’s Ripple Effects on Israel

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. Hurricane Sandy’s ripple effects were felt in Israel: particularly by stranded travelers and the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange. In the US, quite a few news sites went down. But credit, the

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PA Frees Prominent Hunger-Striking Prisoner

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. Gaza rockets and Israeli retaliation continue. See latest updates at the Jerusalem Post, YNet, Times of Israel and JTA.  The Ottawa Citizen adds that a visiting a delegation of Canadian politicians, police

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Hezbollah Deeply Divided Over Supporting Assad

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. The Sunday Telegraph reports that Hezbollah’s deeply divided over supporting Bashar Assad: The most dramatic sign of dissent within Hizbollah is the cancellation of a forthcoming party convention that is

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