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Iran, Syria Involved in Turkish Protests?

Iran, Syria Involved in Turkish Protests?

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. Mossad chief Tamir Pardo was in Turkey reportedly discussing Syria, Iran, the Taksim protests, and intelligence sharing with his Ankara counterparts. Hurriyet, which first reported this, adds: The sources also

Job Opportunity: Peacekeepers Wanted

Help wanted: UN peacekeeping force in the Golan seeks replacement monitors for Austrian and possibly Filipino personnel. Responsibilities include patrolling buffer zone, assisting Red Cross, identifying minefields, occasionally greeting Syrian and Druze brides, avoiding being abducted, and looking good in blue headgear for TV crews. No Russians — nationals from the U.N. Security Council’s five

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BBC, Israel, and Another Olympic Asterisk

The BBC’s Israeli Olympic page is getting dumb and dumber. The country’s size is now qualified. It used to say But now it says If only the Beeb were equally vigorous about putting a similar asterisk on “facts” from Palestinian sources. This is after a whole stink over the Beeb’s handling of Jerusalem’s capital status. I

Daily Telegraph’s Journalistic Naqba

Heads up from a sharp reader who spotted a deeper problem with the Daily Telegraph than the headline  which Simon Plosker blogged a short time ago. If your borders are being stormed, who should the headline identify as the attacker, Simon wondered. Commenting on that post just minutes ago, Mordechai Bendon points out another significant problem with the

Nazi Fetishist Suspended by HRW

Human Rights Watch’s weapons “expert” suspended following outcry over bizarre “hobby”.

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