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Turks, Saudis, Gearing Up for Syrian Ground Offensive

Turks, Saudis, Gearing Up for Syrian Ground Offensive

Today’s Top Stories 1. Turkish and Saudi forces are reportedly ready to launch a ground offensive against Islamic State forces in Syria. Iran responded by offering to help defend Syrian air space. Meanwhile, skepticism abounds whether a partial ceasefire will take hold. As it is with the Mideast, all sides involved are positioning themselves for

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Undercover Op Nabs Terrorist Hiding in Hebron Hospital

Today’s Top Stories 1. Undercover Israeli forces nabbed a Palestinian terrorist hiding in a Hebron hospital. With one soldier disguised as a woman in labor, the story sounds more like a movie than real life. Azzam Izzat Shalaldeh was wanted for trying to stab an Israeli two weeks ago. Shaladeh’s cousin was shot and killed during the

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UN: Gaza Will Be Uninhabitable in 5 Years

Today’s Top Stories 1. AP, AFP, and UPI all picked up on a UN report claiming that Gaza could be “uninhabitable” in five years if current economic trends persist. 2. I don’t know what to make of headlines talking about Mahmoud Abbas stepping down either, but here are a few tea leaves you can sort through:

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CNN Smearing Iran Deal Critics With Dual Loyalty Charge?

Today’s Top Stories 1. The father of the Palestinian baby killed in the Duma arson attack died of his injuries. Saad Dawabsha was buried in Nablus. Afterwards, the PA announced it would pursue Israel diplomatically, while Hamas called on Palestinians to take revenge. Israel is bracing for escalation in the West Bank. Israel arrested nine

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Al Jazeera America Sued By Another Ex-Employee Over Bias

Today’s Top Stories 1. Israel released its own report on Operation Protective Edge, which, as the Jerusalem Post notes, is “intended to preempt the UN Human Right’s Council commission report on the Gaza operation that is expected to be released this week.” The government’s full report is online. The UN report was originally scheduled to be presented to

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Israel Re-Elects Netanyahu

Today’s Top Stories 1. Benyamin Netanyahu and Likud won yesterday’s elections. See below for what happened, what’s next, and what it means. 2. Oops, he did it again. John Kerry plugged Ayatollah Khamenei’s non-existent nuclear fatwa. News breaks fast. Get HonestReporting alerts by e-mail and never miss a thing. Free Sign Up 3. Brazilian media reports

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Did Israel Strike Syria Again?

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. How far has Egyptian public opinion of Hamas sunk after revelations that it intervened in Egypt’s revolution? Maan News reports that a visiting delegation of Hamas leaders — including Khaled

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Iranian Revolutionary Guards Set Up Shop in Gaza

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. Palestinians buried their newest “martyr,” Arafat Jaradat. This Washington Post snippet brings back memories of the previous intifada, when Big Media danced around the implausible deniability of Arafat/Fatah/Al-Aqsa Brigades ties:

Arab Editor: Fabricating Quotes is Common Practice for Iranian Media

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. Asharq al-Awsat‘s top editor warns that the Morsi quotes Fars News’s fabricated is common practice in Iran: This is also something that is present in various types of media, whether

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