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Catherine Ashton to Step Down From EU

Catherine Ashton to Step Down From EU

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 US and UN called on Israel to investigate the deaths of two Palestinians during a street clash last week. How did the wire services do? AP was reasonable enough, while AFP

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France Launches Arafat Murder Investigation

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. Newspapers — mostly British — react to the Rachel Corrie verdict. A Times of London staff-ed (paywall) nails the International Solidarity Movement. Israel has an obligation to protect civilian lives

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Judge Absolves IDF For Rachel Corrie’s Death

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. Absolving the IDF of responsibility for Rachel Corrie’s death, an Israeli civilian court rejected a lawsuit brought by her parents. This Jerusalem Post snippet sums up what you need to

Rachel Corrie and the “Cycle of Violence”

The verdict from an Israeli judge that Rachel Corrie’s death was  an accident has set off a predictable whirlwind of media coverage. Reading The Guardian’s report, this section stands out: At the time – the height of the second intifada, or Palestinian uprising – house demolitions were common, part of an increasing cycle of violence

Security Fence Scrutiny

Israel's security fence receives unjustified media scrutiny, including comparisons to apartheid.

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