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Israel Made Me Set Myself on Fire, Part 2

Israel Made Me Set Myself on Fire, Part 2

On September 3, we noted The Guardian’s report that an unemployed Gaza man had died after setting himself alight, apparently in protest over his family’s dire living conditions. For Harriet Sherwood, it was all too easy to lead the reader to hold Israel responsible for the young man’s plight simply by drawing attention to the Israeli blockade

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Israel Made Me Set Myself on Fire

The Guardian reports that an unemployed Gaza man has died after setting himself alight, apparently in protest over his family’s dire living conditions. Harriet Sherwood expands on Gaza’s woes including unemployment, population growth and “Overcrowding, lengthy and frequent power cuts, unsafe drinking water, poor sanitation and inadequate medical care”. Up until this point, there is no

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Diplomatic Spat After Iranian Translator Falsifies Morsi Speech

Everything you need to know about the weekend coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories 1. Iran’s Persian translators deliberately mistranslated parts of Mohammed Morsi’s address to the Non-Aligned Movement. YNet writes: The Iranian interpreter translated Morsi’s criticism of Assad’s regime as statement’s in support

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Samir Quntar: Was It Something I Said?

Everything you need to know about weekend coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories 1. Everyone’s trying to decode the latest Israeli tea leaves. Take your pick of Dore Gold, Benny Morris, Yoram Ettinger, The Guardian, LA Times, Christian Science Monitor, Daily Telegraph, National Post, Washington Post, columnists

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The Guardian Recants: Tel Aviv Isn’t Israel’s Capital

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 delegitimization of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital took a big hit. The Guardian issued a correction for previously labeling Tel Aviv as Israel’s capital, and recently changed its style guide too.

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Hackers Continue Plaguing Reuters

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 IDF foiled a major terror attack from the Sinai. Terrorists stole two Egytian armored jeeps and crashed their way through the Kerem Shalom crossing. The Jerusalem Post describes what

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Going Rogge: An Olympic Tribute Satisfies Nobody

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 UN school in Gaza is named after a Hamas terrorist and bomb-maker. Details at Malam (pdf). Adnan al-Ghoul, for whom the school is named, was one of the senior operatives

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