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Ayatollah Khamenei’s Business Empire Exposed

Ayatollah Khamenei’s Business Empire Exposed

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. Reuters blows the lid on Setad, Ayatollah Khamenei’s $95 billion business empire. Read an overview or part one of the fuller report. Setad has become one of the most powerful

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UNESCO Strips Israeli, US Voting Rights

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 reacted with surprise and anger to the emerging Iranian nuclear deal. The only reason a “first step” agreement hasn’t been clinched yet is because France — to the consternation

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Avigdor Lieberman Acquitted of Corruption Charges

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 you-know-what is hitting the fan as the Jerusalem municipality issued demolition orders for some Palestinian apartments in Ras Hamis. I already blogged this week that there’s much more to

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PA Spins Lack of News on Arafat Inquiry

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. International experts investigating the cause of Yasser Arafat’s death haven’t released their findings yet. But here’s how “informed Palestinian sources” spun the information vacuum to the Jerusalem Post: The officials

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Emir’s Abdication Shakes Up Arab Spring

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’s receptive to John Kerry’s latest idea for restarting peace talks. It’s not clear if the PA’s on board. The Jerusalem Post lays out Kerry’s formula: Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu is

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Syrians Battle for Quneitra Crossing

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. Syrian soldiers and rebels are fighting for control of the Israeli border crossing at Quneitra. Rebels seized control this morning, but the army took back the crossing. UN forces at

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Suha Arafat: The 2000 Intifada Was Premeditated, Planned by Arafat

Yasser Arafat’s wife, Suha came clean and told Dubai TV her husband planned the intifada right after the Camp David talks collapsed. Unlike Imad Faluji, she heard this straight from Yasser himself. ¬†The intifada wasn’t really about Ariel Sharon’s visit to the Temple Mount. Say it ain’t so! Featured image: screenshot by YouTube/MEMRI TV

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Fears for 28,000 Missing Syrians

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. Human rights groups are raising an alarm for 28,000 Syrians who disappeared, abducted by pro-government forces. BBC picked up on the story. 2. Outgoing Hamas chief Khaled Meshaal will reportedly

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