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PA Backs Down on UNESCO

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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Israel, UNESCO, Compromise on Jerusalem

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. As if Hezbollah doesn’t have enough headaches. The US Treasury Dept. designated two Lebanese exchange houses as institutions of “primary money laundering concern.” According to the Jerusalem Post, it’s also

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AFP’s Mosque Muck Up

It says a lot about AFP that the French wire service labels the Tomb of the Patriarchs a “mosque” in a headline.   The Palestinians are  already on record saying they’ll use UNESCO decisions to bar Jews from worship at the tomb.  AFP’s brazen whitewash of Jewish ties to the Hebron holy site only furthers

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Abbas Backtracks on “Right” of Return

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 backtracked on the “right” of return in comments aired on Israeli TV. The Times of Israel writes: Interviewer Udi Segal cut in: “Sometimes your official television… speak(s) about

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Salafi Terror Leader Killed in Gaza Airstrike

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 Gaza jihadi was killed in an Israeli airstrike. According to Haaetz, Hisham Al-Saedni, was one bad dude: Hamas said Saedni had headed Tawhid and Jihad (One God and Holy

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UNESCO Inaugurates Academic Chair at Hamas U.

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. UNESCO inaugurated a science chair at Gaza’s Islamic University — better known as Hamas U. Haaretz explains why it matters: The chair is seen as a stamp of approval from

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Palestinians Blame Radiation Poisoning For Arafat’s Death

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. Al Jazeera reports that Yasser Arafat died of radiation poisoning, prompting Palestinian officials to tell AFP they seek an international investigation modeled after the UN’s inquiry into the Rafik Hariri

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UNESCO Gives Palestinians the Church of the Nativity

Everything you need to know about the weekend coverage of Israel and the Mideast. Join the Israel Daily News Stream on Facebook. Today’s Top Stories: 1. UNESCO gave the Church of the Nativity “World Heritage” status. I wish CNN coverage had pointed out that church officials oppose UNESCO. 2. The NY Times reports that several

Morsi to Take Legal Action Against Iranian News Agency

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 Fars fabrications is escalating to legal action. This from Reuters: “President Mursi was never interviewed by Iran’s Fars news agency. The interview was fabricated and his presidential office has

Arab Editor: Fabricating Quotes is Common Practice for Iranian Media

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. Asharq al-Awsat‘s top editor warns that the Morsi quotes Fars News’s fabricated is common practice in Iran: This is also something that is present in various types of media, whether

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