Today’s Top Stories 1. Sparks are going to fly. The Prime Minister’s Office gave a green light to 1,000 new housing units in Har Homa and Ramat Shlomo Netanyahu will also push new infrastructure projects in the West Bank, including roads that will also serve the Palestinian population, a PMO source said. 2. How Islamists…
Today’s Top Stories 1. Egypt declared state of emergency after 31 soldiers were killed in twin Sinai suicide attacks. Cairo declared a state of emergency, announced it will set up a buffer zone with Gaza, and postponed ceasefire talks it was brokering between the Palestinian factions and Israel. The Times of Israel adds: According to a report…
Is the terrorist murder of a 3-month-old Israeli morally equivalent to the death of a Palestinian youth throwing a Molotov cocktail? It is according to CNN.
The AP, AFP and BBC all produce appalling headline fails in their coverage of a Palestinian terror attack in Jerusalem that killed a three-month-old baby.
The Daily Telegraph refuses to acknowledge Jerusalem is located in Israel in the interests of “neutrality.”
A non-story about building plans within Jerusalem becomes an artificially created “crisis” thanks to Peace Now and a compliant media.
Today’s Top Stories 1. Jerusalem’s City Hall approved a massive development plan for Palestinians in the eastern part of the city. Mayor Nir Barkat told the Jerusalem Post the plan will hopefully rein in illegal construction and boost the standard of living. The plan will feature 2,200 housing units and 130 hectares for the development of…
HonestReporting gets the correction after Sky Sports erroneously refers to Tel Aviv as Israel’s capital.
Writing in the New York Times, eastern Jerusalem Palestinian mother Rula Salameh expresses her fears for her children at the hands of malevolent Israelis.
Until more info becomes available, an irresponsible, premature headline adds fuel to an already tense situation.