With huge uprisings against autocratic rule in Egypt, Libya, Tunis and across the Middle East, it’s interesting to see how well the rulers of Gaza understand the demand for democratic reform. The answer? Not very well at all. A rally for democratic change in Gaza City was organized through a Facebook post. The leader described it…
Channel 4?s four part drama “The Promise,” has caused a great deal of concern and prompted a number of complaints to HR UK.
The UK’s Sunday Times featured a dramatic sounding story “Morpurgo sees child shot in Gaza border wasteland”. Did a children’s author really witness the IDF targeting a child?
I hope a strong, vibrant democracy emerges in Egypt. But if not, well, just trust IDF superiority to blow the bad guys to smithereens. That’s the approach this Christian Science Monitor staff-ed takes in selling the Muslim Brotherhood. Yes, an editorial board that doesn’t live here says I can manage to live with the consequences: The…
Johann Hari, a writer for The Independent, should be a familiar name to HonestReporting subscribers. In his latest offering at the Huffington Post addressing the Egypt crisis, Hari once again demonstrates his visceral loathing of Israel.
Elder of Ziyon just posted footage of an unfortunate “only in Israel” moment. A Grad rocket fired from Gaza narrowly missed a wedding reception in Netivot. If Islamists gain influence in the next Egyptian government, I worry that we’re going to see more of this.
• Of all the articles I’ve read about the Israeli take on Egypt, Benjamin Kerstein resonates the most. Otherwise, Reuters describes what’s at stake with just the facts. • Is Roger Cohen channeling his inner Sharansky? • A Seattle reader wants my take on yesterday’s WSJ Q&A with Bashar Assad. Since you asked: Assad has…
The BBC’s reporting of the Israeli commisssion of inquiry into the Gaza flotilla graphically illustrates all that is wrong with its coverage of Israel.
Since when were tourists able to visit Jerusalem in a state of Palestine stretching from the Med to the River Jordan?
How the wire services use bars in their images to promote the Palestinian narrative of suffering and the impression of Palestinians as “prisoners” of Israeli brutality.