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Syrian Army Withdraws From Golan

Syrian Army Withdraws From Golan

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 Syrian army withdrew most of its troops from the Golan Heights. Although it was a matter of time, The Guardian reports that the move creates new worries for Israel

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Vincent Browne Censured For Calling Israel a “Cancer”

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland censured Vincent Browne, upholding a formal complaint filed against the veteran TV3 presenter. Last October, Browne called Israel “the cancer in foreign affairs,” said that Israel “polarises the Islamic community of the world against the rest of the world,” and claimed that through the creation of the state, the Jews

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Was Iran Responsible for Lockerbie?

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. According to an academic study (pdf) funded by the US State Dept., Israeli and Palestinian school textbooks both present “one-sided narratives” and maps with blind-spots, but little demonization of “the

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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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Hezbollah Deeply Divided Over Supporting Assad

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 Sunday Telegraph reports that Hezbollah’s deeply divided over supporting Bashar Assad: The most dramatic sign of dissent within Hizbollah is the cancellation of a forthcoming party convention that is

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Did Hezbollah’s Chief Financial Officer Defect to 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. According to the Jewish Press, Hezbollah’s chief financial officer defected to Israel, bringing with him maps, classified documents, and a large sum of money. Why’d Hussein Fahs do it? He

Irish Eyes See Only One Side

While many subscribers have been outraged at some of the one-sided and vitriolic press that Israel has received in the British media, the situation in the Irish Republic is also a great cause for concern. A one-sided op-ed by Irish MEP Proinsias De Rossa in The Irish Times deserves a response. Calling it “cold-blooded murder; a war crime,” De

Nahal Oz: A Case Study in Flawed Reporting

A brief survey of some UK media’s coverage of a Palestinian terror attack on the Nahal Oz fuel depot identifies some examples of subtle bias and weak reporting. Skewed headlines: “Israel hits back after two die in crossing attack“: Despite the fact that Palestinian terrorists instigated this fatal cross-border attack on Nahal Oz, The Guardian’s

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