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Humanizing the Victims of Terror

Humanizing the Victims of Terror

I hear Diana Moukalled‘s point about Big Media dehumanizing the victims of last week’s Beirut car bombing. Western coverage emphasized the location: Bir Al-Abed, a Hezbollah “stronghold,’ and nothing more. The foreign press corps in Israel has a similar instinct to dehumanize victims of Palestinian terror when the casualties are settlers. Moukalled could just as easily

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US to Resettle Syrian Refugees?

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. Is the labor dispute at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs threatening Israel’s national security? According to Haaretz, Israel’s highest intelligence chiefs said as much to the Prime Minister, though we’re

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“Terror” Only Happens in London

So far as the British media’s concerned, Palestinian suicide bombings, shootings, and knife attacks in Israel are never acts of terror. And the people responsible for the blood and mayhem are never terrorists. The nine-letter word of choice is militants. But when a British soldier is hacked to death by Muslims in the streets of

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Israeli Killed in Terror Attack

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. A Palestinian terrorist stabbed to death an Israeli at the Tapuah Junction near Nablus. The Jerusalem Post identified the victim as Evyatar Borovsky, 32 year-old father of five from of

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Iranian Navy Deploying to Israel’s Doorstep

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. AP: Mohammed Morsi’s trying to smooth out Washington’s ruffled feathers over his video calling Zionists “pigs and bloodsuckers.” The Egyptian president told a delegation of visiting US senators his remarks

Top 10 Media Fails of the Gaza War – Mobile Version

1. Jon Donnison, BBC 1. Jon Donnison, BBC 1. Jon Donnison, BBC Posted 4 years ago BBC reporter Jon Donnison retweeted a touching photo of wounded children, presumably victims of the Gaza War, adding his own commentary to the tweet. Turns out the children were wounded… Read More 2. BBC News 2. BBC News 2.

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The Beeb Discovers Terror

Just noticed the word “terror” appeared twice on the BBC’s Mideast page. Whoda thought? More on the Heathrow terror arrests and Abu Hamza’s terror charge. Spotting the T-word at the Beeb is a lot like bird-watching — you see a lot of interesting things, but patience rewards you with rare birds. So whether you’re looking

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

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Samir Quntar: Was It Something I Said?

Everything you need to know about weekend coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories 1. Everyone’s trying to decode the latest Israeli tea leaves. Take your pick of Dore Gold, Benny Morris, Yoram Ettinger, The Guardian, LA Times, Christian Science Monitor, Daily Telegraph, National Post, Washington Post, columnists

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