Are US-Israel Relations Heading for a Change?

Hillary Clinton arrived in Israel Monday for meetings with Israeli and Palestinian leaders. This visit precedes an expected visit by Republican Candidate Mitt Romney, who is seeking to unseat President Obama. This visit has been touted as one where strategic and regional issues will be discussed, yet the timing of the visit is questionable as […]

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UPDATE – Fight Over BBC Olympic Coverage Intensifies

UPDATE – Fight Over BBC Olympic Coverage Intensifies July 23, 2012 14:50 by Alex Margolin The BBC’s controversial decision to omit Israel’s capital of Jerusalem from the information on countries participating in the London Olympics has drawn a strong response from the Israeli government. Government officials have sent several sharply-worded letters to the BBC demanding […]

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Romney Supports Moment of Silence for Munich Victims

U.S. presidential candidate Mitt Romney said for the first time on Monday that he supports an official minute of silence at Friday’s opening ceremony to honor Israeli athletes killed at the 1972 Munich Olympics. Reuters reported that Romney’s move broke years of his own silence on the issue, including his time leading the Salt Lake […]

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Why Did AP Believe The “Gaza Siege” Ended?

Why Did AP Believe The “Gaza Siege” Ended? July 23, 2012 18:22 by Pesach Benson 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 once again pushing a unilateral statehood agenda at the UN. Instead of […]

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Defecting Syrian Diplomat Tells All

Defecting Syrian Diplomat Tells All July 17, 2012 16:35 by Pesach Benson 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. Today’s Zaman: Turkey’s credibility with NATO is taking a hit as the army backtracks on what caused the […]

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London on Alert for Muslim Terror Attack

Agents from Israel’s elite intelligence organisation, Mossad, are hunting Iranian-backed terrorists in Europe, Credible reports are that Islamist are planning an “anniversary” attack 40 years after the Munich massacre, where Israeli athletes were kidnapped and murdered by Muslims during the 1972 Olympics in Germany. Tensions rise over the very poor decision by the International Olympic […]

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Bulgaria Bomber was Released GITMO Inmate

The latest development in this weeks Bulgarian bus bomb explosion of Israeli tourist bus, is the identification of the Islamic bomber. According to Times of Israel his name is Mehdi Ghezali a devout Muslim, and reportedly a Swedish citizen, with Algerian origins. Ghezali had been held at the US’s Guantanamo Bay detainment camp on Cuba […]

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BBC Olympic Coverage Declares East Jerusalem as Palestinian Capital

BBC Olympic Coverage Declares East Jerusalem as Palestinian Capital July 19, 2012 13:34 by Simon Plosker The BBC Sport website’s coverage of the forthcoming London Olympic games features country profiles of all of the competing nations. Every other country profile includes a listed capital city. All except for Israel. This even includes “Palestine” where the BBC […]

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