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Abbas Seeks UN Intervention For Hunger-Striking Prisoners

Abbas Seeks UN Intervention For Hunger-Striking Prisoners

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 holds Mahmoud Abbas responsible for a Gaza rocket that landed in southern Israel this morning. Abbas, for his part, offered a condemnation. 2. The family of Nadim Nuwara told Haaretz it’s

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West Bank Boils Over In Demonstrations

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 West Bank’s heating up; Israelis, Palestinians, and journos all freely use the term, third intifada. A hunger strike by some inmates ballooned following the death of one security prisoner

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Bulltwit

Check out this Twitter response to one of our readers that the Jodi Ruderon article on the Islamic Jihad prisoners’ hunger strike failed to include an Israeli response.   What a line of bulltwit. Jodi, while we’re glad that you take our concern seriously and know that you “could have done more,” do you really

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Media Cheat Sheet 12/06/2011

Everything you need to know about today’s media coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Fallout continues from a trio of American diplomatic slaps at Israel. The Muslim Brotherhood has to navigate between its criticism of Camp David, Salafist demands, and economic realities. And what’s with Sheikh Nasrallah’s rare public appearance? Iranian Issues • Saudis signal

If Gilad Shalit Launched a Hunger Strike, Would it Make a Sound?

Palestinian prisoners launched a hunger strike to protest new Israeli restrictions intended to pressure Hamas to release Gilad Shalit. Palestinian hunger strikes are a great story with elements of individual protest, personal struggle and sacrifice, against faceless Israeli jailers. But let’s keep things in perspective. The restrictions we’re talking about deal with reduced family visits, less access to

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