Tag Archives: Palestinian Prisoners

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Sympathy for the Devils

Sympathy for the Devils

The Economist thinks Israel was stingy with last week’s prisoner release. As a measure of the seriousness of negotiations between Israelis and Palestinians, the number of Palestinian prisoners released on the eve of talks, say pessimists, is a gloomy barometer. When the two sides sat down to negotiate two decades ago, after signing the Oslo

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EU Blacklists Hezbollah

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 European Union unanimously agreed to designate Hezbollah as a terror organization. Sanctions to follow include travel bans and asset freezes. It’s a good start, but AP points out a

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Abbas Suspends Unilateral Statehood Moves?

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 got a nice scoop, reporting that Mahmoud Abbas agreed to temporarily suspend unilateral moves in international organizations. He wants to give US mediation a chance: Both sources gave the

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News You Might Have Missed Over Passover

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. For the first time, natural gas pumped from Israel’s offshore fields. The Times of Israel explains the significance. The gas from Tamar is expected to help meet Israel’s energy needs

PLO Power Grab Behind Abbas Threats

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. Fallout from the Mohammed Morsi’s incitefully anti-Semitic video continues. The White House condemned Morsi’s comments. So did staff-eds in the New York Times and Times of London. The latter rightly

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IDNS: Outrageous PA Stipends For Jailed Terrorists and Families of “Martyrs”

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. It may be strapped for cash, but the PA’s using six percent of its budget to pay stipends to imprisoned terrorists and the families of suicide bombers. The Times of

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Media Cheat Sheet 10/25/2011

Everything you need to know about today’s media coverage of Israel. If you’re new to my media cheat sheets, these are my daily assessments of Israel in the news that used to be for HonestReporting’s in-house use only. Now, you’re in the loop too. Shalit Swap Followup • Mohammed Sharatha, one terrorist freed in the

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