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Foguete de Gaza Atinge Israel, um Prato Cheio para a Mídia

Foguete de Gaza Atinge Israel, um Prato Cheio para a Mídia

Ontem, terroristas em Gaza dispararam foguetes contra a cidade israelense de Sderot. Por sorte não houve feridos, mas pelo menos um foguete caiu em uma área residencial, explodindo ao lado de uma casa. Citando a AFP como fonte da notícia, UOL e G1 contaram a história de uma maneira que nem a agência francesa noticiou. O exército

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Audit of UN Gaza Aid Finds Supervision Problems

Today’s Top Stories 1. Gaza construction funding was ‘incorrectly’ handled by non-staff UN personnel, according to an audit of the UN Development Program. It’s not pleasant to read about the lack of oversight. Taken together, the findings in the carefully manicured audit report — which was vetted by UNDP management at the affected office — point

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Are Israel and Hamas Negotiating a Prisoner Swap?

Today’s Top Stories 1. Congrats to judoka Yarden Gerbi, Israel’s first medal winner at the Rio Olympics. Israelis joyously lit up Twitter as Gerbi took a bronze medal and her place on the winner’s podium after defeating a Japanese opponent in the under-63 kg competition. Josh Feigenbaum gets tweet of the day. Best part of living

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UN Aid Worker Arrested for Helping Hamas

Today’s Top Stories 1. Israel arrested a UN aid worker it accused of using his position to help Hamas. Wahid Abdullah Burash, an employee of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) “allegedly helped build a naval marina for use by Hamas’s military in northern Gaza.” The Jerusalem Post reports: Burash also reportedly convinced his manager

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Humanitarian Aid Director Funneled Money to Hamas

Today’s Top Stories 1. Israel arrested the Gaza director of a humanitarian organization, accusing him of funneling millions of dollars to Hamas. World Vision — a Christian aid group based in the Seattle area and operating in almost 100 countries — clearly has some ‘splaining to do. A statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs

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Tehran Outraged As Abbas Meets With Iranian Opposition

Today’s Top Stories 1. Tehran blasted Mahmoud Abbas for meeting an Iranian opposition leader in Paris over the weekend, saying the PA leader “has been a collaborator with the Central Intelligence Agency for a long time.” 2. Looks like the US and Israel came up with a compromise on a key sticking point of the

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Israel Probing French Funding of Anti-Israel Groups

Today’s Top Stories 1. In what the Associated Press describes as a move of financial desperation, Hamas is distributing plots of land to its 40,000 civil servants in lieu of millions of dollars in salaries owed. Most of the land comes from what was once the Gush Katif settlement bloc in the southern part of

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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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