Tag Archives: Yasser Arafat

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Avigdor Lieberman Acquitted of Corruption Charges

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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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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Diplomatic Spat After Iranian Translator Falsifies Morsi Speech

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. Iran’s Persian translators deliberately mistranslated parts of Mohammed Morsi’s address to the Non-Aligned Movement. YNet writes: The Iranian interpreter translated Morsi’s criticism of Assad’s regime as statement’s in support

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France Launches Arafat Murder Investigation

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. Newspapers — mostly British — react to the Rachel Corrie verdict. A Times of London staff-ed (paywall) nails the International Solidarity Movement. Israel has an obligation to protect civilian lives

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