Reuters reports on the difficulties faced by Palestinian fishermen in Gaza yet fails to mention why Israel enforces a maritime exclusion zone around Gaza.
Today’s Top Stories 1. Shortly before this roundup was published, Israeli media reported that “the medical status of former President Shimon Peres has drastically deteriorated,” and that “the neurological damage to the former president is irreversible.” The 93-year-old Peres was hospitalized two weeks ago after suffering a major stroke. Developing . . . 2. Turkey’s Jews…
Gaza has declared itself an enemy of Israel, is engaged in an active war against the Israeli people, and yet Israel provides constant medical care to Gaza’s residents, often at great personal risk to Israel’s civilians.
Today’s Top Stories 1. The weekend saw a spike in Palestinian terror attacks. See below for a roundup of what happened and what the commentaries are saying. 2. Israel recently confirmed it will allow a delegation from the International Criminal Court to visit to assess whether the country could be put on trial for alleged war…
Newsweek publishes an op-ed on Gaza by Daniel Levy that is not only detached from basic reality, but breaches multiple rules of journalistic ethics.
The Guardian fails to mention why Israel enforces a maritime exclusion zone off the coast of Gaza.
Today’s Top Stories 1. It looks like Hamas’ next supreme leader will be Ismail Haniyeh. According to Asharq al-Awsat, Haniyeh — who currently runs Gaza — has the inside track to replace Khaled Mashaal. But there’s a catch: Haniyeh will have to move to Qatar in order to freely travel on behalf of Hamas. Several officials from…
Israel’s Growing Ties in the Arab World May Mean a New Political Landscape
Canada’s Globe and Mail refers to terror organization Hamas as a “resistance movement.”
The Foreign Press Association (FPA) in Israel issued a statement that it is “concerned about restrictions being imposed by Hamas officials on the work of foreign journalists in the Gaza Strip.”