Browsing Tag Tunisia

Abbas, Obama to Discuss Future of Peace Talks

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. Mahmoud Abbas is due to arrive in Washington...

March 16, 2014 14:11 By :

Joint Missile Defense for Israel, Jordan and Egypt?

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 Israel enter into a joint missile defense...

March 11, 2014 15:56 By :

New Security Wall Along Jordanian Border?

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. Israel to build security wall along Jordan...

November 3, 2013 16:03 By :

AFP Joins Suha Arafat’s Charm Offensive

Suha Arafat’s charm offensive continued with an interview on Egyptian TV. Cue the violins: YNet News describes how Mrs. Arafat even trotted out her out her 16-year-old daughter, Zahwa. The interview...

November 17, 2011 12:33 By :

Media Cheat Sheet 10/10/2011

Commentary • I’m starting off with a great Wall St. Journal staff-ed (click via Google News) about the “Cinderella story” of Daniel Shechtman’s chemistry research: Today, Mr....

October 10, 2011 19:00 By :

Cash for Coverage: Deposed Dictator Bought Off Al-Manar

The LA Times picks up on reports that Tunisia’s deposed dictator, Zine el Abidine ben Ali, paid Arab news services — including Hezbollah’s Al-Manar TV — large sums of money to...

May 25, 2011 8:45 By :

Time is Ripe for Israel to Export Democracy

The idea of Israel exporting democracy to its Arab neighbors always seemed like a far-fetched idea for this jaded blogger. But the time is ripe for David Suissa’s hopeful 22-State Solution: Israel...

February 17, 2011 14:02 By :

Planning a Revolution? Use Facebook or Twitter?

Did social media bring down Tunisian dictator Zine al-Abidine Ben Ali two weeks ago or force Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak to appoint a successor? Well, no. But it clearly played some role in the unrest...

January 30, 2011 15:53 By :

CNN Breathless Over Tunisian Tear Gas

You’ll never see a video like this come from the West Bank. A CNN film crew was caught up in some Tunisian tear gas. At around the 3:00 minute mark, photographer Mary Rogers poo-poos concern for...

January 19, 2011 16:33 By :

Evening Links

• Following Tunisian unrest, Salam Fayyad invited reporters over to reassure international donors the Palestinian street that the PA economy is doing just fine, thank you very much: The message he wanted...

January 17, 2011 17:28 By :