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Khaled Meshaal Returns to Gaza

Khaled Meshaal Returns to Gaza

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. Khaled Meshaal returned to Gaza to celebrate the 25th anniversary of Hamas’ founding. The Jerusalem Post‘s Khaled Abu Toameh describes the speech he gave to hundreds of thousands. “Palestine was,

Top 10 Media Fails of the Gaza War – Mobile Version

1. Jon Donnison, BBC 1. Jon Donnison, BBC 1. Jon Donnison, BBC Posted 4 years ago BBC reporter Jon Donnison retweeted a touching photo of wounded children, presumably victims of the Gaza War, adding his own commentary to the tweet. Turns out the children were wounded… Read More 2. BBC News 2. BBC News 2.

How Will Big Media Refer to the Palestinian “State”?

Now that the UN boosted the Palestinian status to “non-member observer state,” what does this mean for Big Media descriptions of the new-and-improved Palestinian entity? The Daily Telegraph‘s Alex Spillius lists the possible references, but finds shortcomings in them all. Palestine: “There has in fact never been a nation state called Palestine. The Holy Land

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Does Big Media’s Signal-to-Noise Ratio in Gaza Give Free Pass to Congolese Massacres?

Does Big Media’s lousy signal-to-noise ratio in Gaza give a free pass to atrocities elsewhere in the world? Congolese activist Vava Tampa wonders why daily massacres in his home country don’t get the same level of media interest as the Gaza crisis. Tampa writes at CNN: The question here is not whether the human suffering

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Reader’s Rep: Gaza Cartoon Was in Poor Judgment

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. UN envoy Robert Serry acknowledges ‘quiet engagements’ with Hamas Officially, the international community has no direct contact with Hamas. The U.N., the United States and other Western governments formally renounced

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Gazans Name Babies After Iranian Missiles

YNet says the latest craze in Gaza is to name babies Fajr and Ahmad Jabari. It doesn’t say much for the chances of peace when you name your kids after missiles and terror commanders. We’ll know we’ve turned a corner when the Palestinians start giving their children names like Human Shield, Cannon Fodder, and Brainwashed.

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Cease Fire Ends Operation Pillar of Defense

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. Nasty headline, nasty article looking at the effect of Israeli bombing on Gazan infrastructure, at The Independent. But McClatchy News blames the rocket squads for some of the destruction —

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Airstrike on Aleppo Hospital While World Watched Gaza

While everyone watched Israel and Hamas slug it out, the Syrian civil war continued. So you can be forgiven for missing a Syrian airstrike on a hospital in Aleppo. The media wrung its hands over Palestinian casualties — collateral damage, thanks to Hamas using Shifa Hospital as cover for rocket launches and intentionally embedding itself

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