The events of the past few days have generated some horrendous headlines. Here are just a few that we spotted.
Why is it that the New York Times still cannot distinguish the moral differences between Palestinian terror and Israeli measures to defend its citizens?
In the hours after the terrible terrorist attack near Eilat that left 8 Israelis dead and many more wounded, what was the BBC’s headline story?
Syria says it’s allowing the establishment of political parties. The state news agency SANA said Monday the bill is part of a political reform program, and stipulates that parties cannot be based on a religious, tribal or regional basis. It also says new parties cannot be a branch of a non-Syrian group, or use violence…
I wish it weren’t necessary, but let’s face it: The IDF needs to explain why it’s going to intercept the Free Gaza flotilla. Good talking points.
Iran has been caught 10 times smuggling weapons to terrorists. I’m surprised we haven’t seen a video like this sooner.
Which headline’s sticks out like Mahmoud Abbas at a Jonathan Pollard rally? A scheduling problem? That’s kindest spin I’ve seen yet on the state of Palestinian reconciliation.
How does the media cover NATO air strikes in Libya compared to Israeli actions against Hamas?
The issue with the UNRWA’s latest report on Gaza uemployment is more about its timing — the fifth anniversary of Israel’s blockade after Hamas took over the Strip. UNRWA spokesman Chris Gunness made that clear enough: It is hard to understand the logic of a man-made policy which deliberately impoverishes so many and condemns hundreds of thousands of potentially…
The Middle East is full of important news stories at this particular moment. Thousands of Syrian civilians are fleeing across the Turkish border to escape Bashar Assad’s murderous crackdown on anti-government protests. A new Hezbollah-dominated government has just been appointed in Lebanon. But what is the second item on the BBC News Online homepage? A…