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Hezbollah Founder Slams Its Syrian Quagmire

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 former high level Hezbollah figure lashed out at the organization’s involvement in Syria. Haaretz writes: Al-Tufayli, who was ousted from Hezbollah in 1998, told MTV-Lebanon television that Hezbollah fighters

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Israel Daily News Stream 06/07/2012

Everything you need to know about today’s media coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Former Knesset speaker supports Europe’s settlement labeling laws. The BBC’s accused of sensationalizing anti-Semitism. Will the UN give Iran a formal diplomatic role to resolve the Syrian uprising? Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Israel and the Palestinians • Former

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Media Cheat Sheet 12/01/2011

Everything you need to know about today’s media coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Iran’s feeling the heat on a lot of levels. Big Media thinks Israeli start-ups are cool. And Time says, “So what?” as Israel releases tax revenue to the PA. Iranian Issues • While the Brits are shutting down Iran’s embassy, they

Media Cheat Sheet 10/31/2011

Everything you need to know about today’s media coverage of Israel. Gaza violence continues to dominate the news, Palestinians get UNESCO membership, Tunisia issues a warrant for Suha Arafat’s arrest, and more. Gaza Heats Up • Good AP snippets: Most of the violence this weekend has been between Israel and Islamic Jihad, an Iranian-backed group

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It All Started When Israel Fired Back… Again!

Who is the real aggressor as a rocket barrage strikes Israel’s south?

Media Cheat Sheet 10/09/2011

Here’s today’s assessment of media coverage, issues and trends. I go through the papers so that the HonestReporting staff (and now you too) don’t have to. Commentary • Must-read: Amir Taheri (Asharq al-Awsat) persuasively asks if Palestine is a nation or a cause. He points out that neither Fatah nor Hamas describe themselves as “national”

Media Cheat Sheet 10/6/2011

Commentary • NY Times columnist Nicholas Kristof says Bibi is Israel’s own worst enemy, gives Bill Clinton a shout out. This particular snippet made my antennae twitch this morning: Some of my Israeli friends will think I’m unfair and harsh, applying double standards by focusing on Israeli shortcomings while paying less attention to those of other

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The Embassy Attack: A Damning Judgment on Egypt’s Revolution?

The spin games and fallout from this weekend’s embassy attack has high stakes. It renders judgment on the Egyptian revolution and where the military council is leading the country. Unlike other Israel critics, credit Yasmin Alibhai-Brown for having the honesty to squirm at the attack on the embassy in Cairo: Rage against Israel’s policies is

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