Today’s Top Stories 1. Planned Hezbollah terror attack in Haifa thwarted. The plot was foiled after the main defendant, Diab Kahamuz, forgot where he had hidden the explosives, which were later discovered. 2. In diplomatic speak, there are various words one can use to criticize other countries. In unusually harsh language, the US State Dept. “strongly condemned”…
HonestReporting gets a correction when the Telegraph erroneously states that the US government considers Jewish settlements to be illegal.
What does a photo of Israeli armored vehicles have to do with US criticism of settlements? HR gets the BBC to change the caption.
The Independent questions Jewish history by stating that “Israel claims” that Jewish people lived in their homeland for thousands of years.
Today’s Top Stories 1. Is Israel ready to ratify nuclear test ban treaty? 2. With both the Israeli and PA Presidents due to address the European Parliament this week, the question people are asking is, Will Reuven Rivlin and Mohammed Abbas meet in Brussels? 3. PA foreign ministry accused Israel of poisoning Palestinian wells. This…
A Sydney Morning Herald op-ed charges Australia with being guilty of double standards on human rights because the country fails to consistently condemn Israeli settlements.
The conflict is viewed through a distorted lens where Palestinian violence is the natural, if not morally justified, response to ‘occupation.’
In The Independent, Robert Fisk writes “a few words of history” concerning Israel – a history that doesn’t fit with the facts.
Today’s Top Stories 1. Israeli security forces arrested the Palestinian who is suspected of murdering Dafna Meir. Mourad Adais, a 15-year-old boy from a village near Otniel, has reportedly confessed. It’s presumed Adais snuck into the settlement, as he did not work there. 2. According to Israeli media reports, Energy Minister Yuval Steinitz returned from…
The Independent wrongly states that the Green Line, agreed in the 1949 armistice, was the line “between Israel and Palestine.”