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Media Reacts to US-Saudi Rupture

Media Reacts to US-Saudi Rupture

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. Benjamin Netanyahu and John Kerry spent more than seven hours together in Rome discussing peace talks, Iran, and Syria. According to a NY Times report picked up by the Israeli

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Badawi Tweet Update: UN Official Visits Israel

It’s been two months since HonestReporting exposed “false photo tweeter” Khulood Badawi and the case continues to drag on. We delivered 15,000 signatures demanding the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UN OCHA) fire Badawi. Having promised to investigate, is the UN finally moving slowly through the gears? The Jerusalem Post reports: A small group

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False Photo Tweet: Badawi’s Cold Correction

Under-secretary general Valerie Amos wrote to Ambassador Ron Prosor that the UN would launch an internal inquiry. And now Badawi issues this cold correction? I don’t see any expression of regret or apology here. I don’t see Badawi taking ownership of her mistake. What do I see? A woman whose job is at risk and

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False Photo Tweet: Ambassador Demands Badawi’s Dismissal

A high level response to HonestReporting’s expose of the UN connection to Khulood Badawi’s false photo tweet. Israel’s ambassador to the UN, Ron Prosor, called for Khulood Badawi’s dismissal. The Jerusalem Post writes: Prosor, in his letter to Valerie Amos, the undersecretary-general for humanitarian affairs, expressed “outrage” at Badawi’s conduct, saying that even though her tweet

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Bad Timing at the UN

As HR’s Managing Editor, I take every opportunity to find out what’s going on in Israel so that our team can address the issues from a position of knowledge. Yesterday I had the privilege of attending a briefing (thanks to the American Jewish Committee) at the historic UN building in Jerusalem where I heard from

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