Israel

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Israel: ‘The pool into which the world spits’

By Marvin Olasky
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Israel | Last week I quoted former Associated Press reporter Matti Friedman’s terrific description of what’s wrong in American and European reporting about Israel.

Midday Roundup: Cruz walks out on gala to protest anti-Israel hecklers

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Walkout. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, walked off the stage at a gala dinner for Middle Eastern Christians after some in the crowd booed his pro-Israel remarks.

One cheer for Sam Harris as he gives two cheers for Israel

By Marvin Olasky
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Israel | The American left is hugely anti-Israel. Sam Harris, with his strident “New Atheism,” is a hero to many on the left. That’s why his defense of Israel is…

How do reporters cover Israel?

By Marvin Olasky
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Media | Matti Friedman was an Associated Press reporter and editor in Jerusalem from 2006 to 2011. He has lived in Israel since 1995 and been reporting on it since…

Midday Roundup: Russian troops found among Ukrainian rebels

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Bad timing. Just as Russian President Vladimir Putin was sitting down with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko to talk about ending the fighting in eastern…

Midday Roundup: Combating the Islamic State’s ‘apocalyptic’ vision

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | Shock and awe. Speaking at a news conference Thursday, U.S. defense leaders called ISIS, the terror group scourging northern Iraq, the most dangerous threat…

Globe Trot: Calls for military intervention in Iraq are becoming a chorus

By Mindy Belz
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International | IRAQ:Why is the world silent while Christians are being slaughtered in the Middle East and Africa? Ronald S. Lauder, president of the World Jewish Congress,

Globe Trot: Kurdish and Iraqi forces push back ISIS fighters

By Mindy Belz
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International | IRAQ: Iraqi forces and Kurdish peshmerga today recaptured Mosul Dam, a crucial hydroelectric facility that’s been under ISIS control since earlier this…

Midday Roundup: New stats show fewer births out of wedlock

Midday Roundup: New stats show fewer births out of wedlock

By Lynde Langdon
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Newsworthy | More married mommies. The rate of births among unmarried women is on the decline, according to data released Wednesday by the National Center for Health…

Globe Trot: Fighting resumes in Gaza after short-lived ceasefire

By Mindy Belz
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International | GAZA:  Two rockets were fired last night from Gaza just before the end of an Israeli-Hamas ceasefire, and Hamas said it was ready to resume fighting.

Toward ‘a sustained quiet’

By Mindy Belz
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Israel | Israel's explosive pursuit of Hamas won remarkable support amid tragedy, reflecting a changing Middle East calculus

Borderline crazy

By Mindy Belz
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Middle East | Not-so-internal conflicts are redrawing the map of the world

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