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Northern Border Skirmish Injures Lebanese Soldier

Today’s Top Stories 1. A skirmish between Israeli troops and Lebanese forces on the northern border left one Lebanese Army soldier injured on Sunday. The IDF said that its troops opened fire on “suspects” attempting to cross the border from Lebanon, apparently hitting one and forcing them to retreat. Channel 10 reports that the Israeli defense establishment

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Israel Opposes US Intervention in Iraq

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 Times of Israel picked up on a new poll (pdf format) which found Palestinian support for a two-state solution plummeting. Marking a notable shift in Palestinian public opinion,

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Australian Jews as Jihadists

The prospect of young Muslims travelling to Iraq and Syria to fight with jihadist groups such as ISIS, before returning home to their countries of citizenship is something that is of mounting concern to many Western governments. Writing in Brisbane’s Courier Mail, Paul Syvret argues, however, that “Islam does not have a monopoly on hard-line malcontents

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Guardian Blogger: Israel Responsible for Mideast Christian Persecution

Andrew Brown, religion blogger for The Guardian’s Comment is Free writes about former U.S. President George W. Bush’s speaking engagement at a fundraiser for Messianic Jews. In his piece, Brown mentions the Christian Evangelical leanings of those British politicians behind the Balfour Declaration. According to him (emphasis added): without that declaration, there could not have

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Turkish Air Strikes: Where’s the Outrage?

Buried in the foreign news sections of but a few media outlets, including The Independent is this story: Now imagine if Israel had also crossed over the territory of a sovereign state and killed 100 people, including a number of civilians. Cue front page news, expressions of outrage, calls for a Goldstone-style UN inquiry. You

Media Gives Platform to Radical Doctor

Why does the media continue to quote propagandist Mads Gilbert?

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