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Did Israel Strike Syrian Arms Convoy?

Did Israel Strike Syrian Arms Convoy?

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. Media reports say the Israeli air force struck an unidentified target in the area of the Syrian-Lebanese border. Speculation naturally zeroes in on chemical weapons. According to AFP, “The Israeli

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Israel Boycotts UN Human Rights Review

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. Rupert Murdoch Apologized For “Grotesque, Offensive Cartoon.” And the disproportionate reach of Haaretz’s contrarian views were on usual display. Hopefully closing the chapter on the toon tempest, The Guardian reported that

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Times Backs Away From Offensive Cartoon

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 UPDATE: After going to press, I learned that The Sunday Times acting editor Martin Ivens issued a statement regretting the offense caused. I updated the situation more fully: Sunday Times in

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UN to Probe Israeli Drone Strikes

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 UN lawyer is investigating fatal drone strikes by Israel, the US, and Britain. Bottom line, it’s a UN probe that Israel won’t cooperate with, and that the US will

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Fatah’s Armed Thugs Making Comeback

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. Worth reading: A former interpreter for Iran’s foreign ministry (now living in exile) warns the world not to be fooled. Iran wants a nuclear weapon. Ahmad Hashemi writes in the

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France to Free Killer of Israeli, US Diplomats

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. Mali is France’s Gaza, argues Ron Agam: France is now going to war in Mali because it says “we cannot have a terrorist state at the door of Europe,” but

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Eastern Jerusalem Palestinians “Israelizing” Themselves

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. Haaretz describes how Palestinians in eastern Jerusalem are increasingly “Israelizing” themselves by applying for Israeli ID cards, taking Israeli matriculation exams, enrolling in Israel’s higher education system, requesting Israeli building

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Eritrea Hosting Israeli and Iranian Bases?

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 will not transfer any tax revenues to the PA for the next four months. Liberman said the funds to be withheld were not Palestinian money, but rather money the

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American “Benign Neglect” of Israel?

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. While Europe expresses it anger at settlement activity, Washington’s rather quiet. According to Peter Beinart, that’s because the Obama administration’s strategy towards Israel is “benign neglect.” So instead of confronting

Is Syria Weaponizing Its WMDs?

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. Wired: Syria’s assembling it chemical arms. Engineers working for the Assad regime in Syria have begun combining the two chemical precursors needed to weaponize sarin gas, an American official with

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