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Is The PLO Dictating Reuters Content?

Is The PLO Dictating Reuters Content?

A few days ago, the PLO warned foreign reporters not to use the name “Temple Mount” in reports about the Jerusalem holy site. The thrust of its argument is that the Temple Mount is located in occupied territory, and any reference to the site other than the Noble Sanctuary (Haram al Sharif in Arabic) encroaches

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Palestinian Unity Deal: Now What?

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’s official (for now, at least). Hamas and Fatah announced their national unity agreement. Mahmoud Abbas will visit Gaza after the new government is formed. Today was the proverbial “day

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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Palestinians Use Water as Weapon Against 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. The Financial Times (via Google News) reports that Syria may have a uranium stockpile which Iran would like to get its hands on. In a nutshell, IAEA inspectors found traces

How Will Big Media Refer to the Palestinian “State”?

Now that the UN boosted the Palestinian status to “non-member observer state,” what does this mean for Big Media descriptions of the new-and-improved Palestinian entity? The Daily Telegraph‘s Alex Spillius lists the possible references, but finds shortcomings in them all. Palestine: “There has in fact never been a nation state called Palestine. The Holy Land

3 Things You Need to Willfully Overlook Before Reading This New York Times Op-Ed

History professor Paul Thomas Chamberlin makes the case for talking to terrorists using President Nixon’s decision not to deal with the PLO as a case study. He writes in a New York Times op-ed: By failing to strengthen moderates within the P.L.O. and effectively locking the Palestinians out of the Arab-Israeli peace process, American officials

Helen Thomas Spurned By WHCA, Loved By PLO

Despite having been spurned by the White House Correspondents Association, Helen Thomas still feels Palestinian love. That’s because the PLO’s Washington delegation honored Thomas with its own journalism award. The 91 year-old journalism veteran was forced out of her position at Hearst Newspapers two years ago for saying Jews should get the hell out of Palestine. What took

Abbas: A "Moderate" Honoring Terrorists

Why does the media continue to refer to the Palestinian leadership as “moderate”?

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