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Egypt Targets Hamas As Security Threat

Egypt Targets Hamas As Security Threat

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. Seeing it as a national security threat, the Egyptian government is planning to undermine Hamas. Reuters got itself a heckuva scoop: The aim, which the officials say could take years

Egypt to Label Hamas a Terror Group?

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. Israel released 26 Palestinian prisoners last night. Now what? The Palestinians are demanding that in the next batch Israel include Israeli-Arabs who carried out terrorist attacks, something Jerusalem has until

Morsi to Be Tried for Conspiring with Hamas, Hezbollah

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. As today’s roundup went to press, news broke that Egypt plans to put Mohammed Morsi on trial for terror, espionage, and conspiring with Hamas and Hezbollah. Iran’s Revolutionary Guards are

IDF Soldier Shot Dead By Lebanese Sniper

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. A Lebanese army soldier shot and killed an IDF soldier near a border post at Rosh HaNikra. The fallen soldier, 31-year-old Master Sgt. Shlomi Cohen, from Afula, succumbed to his wounds

Mourning Mandela, Mideast Style

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. The Mideast mourns Mandela while Palestinians politicize his passing. More below. 2. Ireland’s Near FM radio station suspended news presenter Peter Kearney. The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) already ruled

Morsi Trial Adjourns in Chaos

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. Trying to soften its image, Hamas appointed a 23 year-old woman to be its spokesperson to the Western media. Israa Al-Mudallal is a British-educated journalist who started off caught between

Hamas Mending Fences With Syria?

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. Is Hamas mending fences with Assad? Hamas’ Deputy Politburo Chief Abu Marzouk says Khaled Mashal was wrong to support Syrian opposition, doesn’t rule out possibility of renewing ties with Damascus.

US Slashes Egyptian Military Aid

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. The US announced that it’s reducing military aid to Egypt. The NY Times describes Israel’s response as “a  mixture of disappointment and alarm.” But one Israeli official, speaking on the condition

Media Fumbles Iranian Twitter Diplomacy

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. Interesting Twitter diplomacy. Iran’s foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, tweeted Happy Rosh HaShanah, then confirmed to reporters  it was indeed his tweet. There was even more buzz about president  Hasan

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