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Hezbollah Ethnic Cleansing Syrian Sunnis

Hezbollah Ethnic Cleansing Syrian Sunnis

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. Professor Dave Petrasek (Globe & Mail op-ed) accuses Canada of selling out Syrian human rights to You Know Who’s interests: It is deeply troubling that the Canadian government’s support for

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Gaza Confirms Egypt’s Smuggling Smackdown

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. Gaza tunnelers to Reuters: Nearly 60 percent of the smuggling tunnels are closed down, while prices are going up. The blame game’s the biggest surprise: Tunnel owner Abu Jamal said

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Hugo Chavez Dies: Israel-Venezuela to Reboot Relations?

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. Although Jerusalem’s keeping quiet about Hugo Chavez’s death,  Haaretz reports of Israeli hopes to “reboot” relations with Venezuela. For background on El Commandante’s animus towards Israel, see Israel HaYom. The

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What’s the Real Story With Those “Apartheid Buses?”

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 Commentator responds to Daily Telegraph coverage of so-called “apartheid” buses: The substance is drearily familiar, though it is particularly gratuitous. It is (yawn) an “Israel-Apartheid” story, and it pegs

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“Settlements For Iran” Linkage Acceptable?

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. If Israel makes peace with the Palestinians, then the US will make war on Iran. Should Israel accept such hypothetical linkage known in shorthand as “settlements for Iran?” No way,

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West Bank Boils Over In Demonstrations

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 West Bank’s heating up; Israelis, Palestinians, and journos all freely use the term, third intifada. A hunger strike by some inmates ballooned following the death of one security prisoner

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Prisoner X Affair Spreads to Britain

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. Might the Prisoner X affair spread to the UK? According to Der Spiegel, the Mossad recruited two other Israeli-Australian dual nationals, identified as Paul Y. and David Z. What’s the

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Spike in Gazans Joining Syrian Jihadis

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. Amir Taheri details why the assassination of Iranian general Hassan Shateri was such a heavy blow to Hezbollah: According to Tehran sources, Shateri used several funds amounting to $200 million

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Hamas Confirms Indirect Talks With 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. Maan News: Hamas confirms indirect talks with Israel on implementing cease fire. But don’t call the talks “political,” say the Islamists. Meanwhile, a NY Daily News op-ed argues that this

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Iran’s Nuclear Shopping Spree

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. More details about Prisoner X continue to emerge. See below. 2. What to make of Iran’s nuclear shopping spree, described by the Washington Post? Purchase orders obtained by nuclear researchers

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