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Could Hamas Win Municipal Elections?

Could Hamas Win Municipal Elections?

Today’s Top Stories 1. Could Hamas win West Bank municipal elections this October? Analysts explained to the Times of Israel why they expect Hamas to succeed — unless Fatah cancels the vote. 2. BDS, if you’re listening, here’s a by the numbers look at Turkey’s press crackdown based on the Poynter Institute‘s roundup and the

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US, Iran At Odds Over Nuclear Deal ‘Add-On Document’

Today’s Top Stories 1. According to a document seen by the Associated Press, “key restrictions” imposed on Iran’s nuclear program by last year’s accord “will start to ease years before the 15-year accord expires, advancing Tehran’s ability to build a bomb even before the end of the pact.” Israeli officials told the Times of Israel

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Continuing Developments From PM Netanyahu’s Africa Tour

Today’s Top Stories 1. Continuing developments from PM Netanyahu’s Africa tour:  Tanzania will open an embassy in Israel and Israel promises to help Kenya build a wall to keep out terrorists. 2. Abbas calls on UN Security Council to reject the Quartet report because it mentions Palestinian glorification of violence against Israelis. PA calls to boycott Quartet. 3. After arresting

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Ser ou Não Ser de Organizações Terroristas, Eis a questão.

Aparentemente a mídia não consegue se decidir sobre como abordar os ataques palestinos contra israelenses. Às vezes eles são “ataques isolados”, passando a ideia de que um extremista palestino não pode servir para generalizar todos os palestinos (de 1 em 1, são centenas de ataques desde setembro de 2015). Às vezes, eles são vinculados de alguma

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Hamas Seeking ‘Shalit Deal 2’

Today’s Top Stories 1. Hamas seeks a ‘Shalit Deal 2’ for the return of two missing Israeli civilians and the bodies of two IDF soldiers. YNet lays out what’s known besides Hamas’s overall goal of the release of hundreds of security prisoners: It also demands an “entry fee” to even engage in negotiations in the

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41 Killed in Istanbul Airport Terror Attack

Today’s Top Stories 1. Suicide bombers struck Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport. Last I saw, reports said 41 killed and 239 injured. Nobody has claimed responsibility, but Turkish officials believe Islamic State was behind the terror attack. All the Israelis in the airport are accounted for and safe, and Israeli eyewitnesses described the carnage. And the Jerusalem Post

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Cristãos Sofrem com a Perseguição Islâmica e a Culpa é de… Israel?

O programa Fantástico da TV Globo que foi ao ar no último domingo, dia 19, mostrou uma matéria sobre a ida do padre Fábio de Melo à Gaza “para conhecer de perto a realidade dos cristãos” que lá vivem sob constante ameaça física e psicológica dos “radicais islâmicos”. Conduzida pelo repórter Rodrigo Alvarez, correspondente da

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Senior Hamas Figure Reportedly Defects to Israel

Today’s Top Stories 1. According to Palestinian media reports, a senior Hamas figure with extensive knowledge about the Gaza tunnel network defected to Israel. Haaretz writes: [Bassam Mahmoud] Baraka reportedly went to the border fence and gave himself up to soldiers who were waiting for him. According to the reports, he was carrying a laptop.

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