Tag Archives: Syria

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Taliban Joins Syrian Fray

Taliban Joins Syrian Fray

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. According to the Sunday Times of London, an Israeli submarine-fired missile destroyed Syrian barracks in Latakia where advanced Russian-made Yakhont missiles were stored. A number of papers picked up on

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Egyptian Unrest Continues

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 come nobody ever asks the Palestinians to take risks for peace, or show bold leadership? Haaretz quotes the PA’s latest excuse for avoiding peace talks. It should also be

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Russia Withdraws Military Personnel From Syria

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. Secretary of State John Kerry returns to Israel. See Jerusalem Post, Times of Israel, and Washington Post updates. 2. Israel disputes Western assessments that Bashar Assad has turned the tide

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Syrian Druze to Resettle in Israeli Golan?

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. PA Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah resigned just two weeks after taking office; the Jerusalem Post explains that the cynics were right all along: “Hamdallah discovered that the Palestinian Authority president

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Hezbollah Already Using Chemical Weapons?

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. Hezbollah’s accused of using chemical weapons. The Free Syrian Army told Al Arabiya: The town of Zamalka, outside of Damascus, was targeted by chemical weapons, which caused victims to choke

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Auditors: Egypted Wasted €1 Billion in Aid

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. With the US withdrawing from Afghanistan and global defense budgets are decreasing, Who Will Buy Israel’s Military Hardware? But the 2013 show in Paris comes at a time of increasing

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PA Backs Down on UNESCO

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. Confirming that the Assad regime used chemical weapons, the White House authorized direct military aid to Syrian rebels. According to the Wall St. Journal, a no-fly zone may be in

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PA Snarls Egalitarian Prayer at Western Wall

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. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is negotiating with Sweden to revamp the UN’s peacekeeping forces in the Golan. According to Haaretz, the Swedes would head up a Scandinavian contingent with

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Iran, Syria Involved in Turkish Protests?

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. Mossad chief Tamir Pardo was in Turkey reportedly discussing Syria, Iran, the Taksim protests, and intelligence sharing with his Ankara counterparts. Hurriyet, which first reported this, adds: The sources also

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Syrians Battle for Quneitra Crossing

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. Syrian soldiers and rebels are fighting for control of the Israeli border crossing at Quneitra. Rebels seized control this morning, but the army took back the crossing. UN forces at

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