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'Ben-Eliezer was an aggressive, predatory criminal'
Syrian-Kurdish forces reinforcing Syrian town of Manbij- security forces
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Duma bombing survivor visits Hamas terrorist’s demolished home
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  • (1)Bomb explodes at Brussels Criminology building, no one hurt
    (29 August 2016 | 2:17 am)

  • (2)Permanent cease-fire taking effect in Colombia under accord
    (29 August 2016 | 1:54 am)

  • (3)Australian freed 4 months after kidnapping in Afghanistan
    (29 August 2016 | 1:52 am)

  • (4)7.4 magnitude earthquake hits Atlantic Ocean
    (29 August 2016 | 1:50 am)

  • (5)Turkish army thrusts deeper into Syria, 35 villagers killed
    (28 August 2016 | 5:46 pm)

    Jerusalem Post Front Page

  • (1)Syrian-Kurdish forces reinforcing Syrian town of Manbij- security forces

    (29 August 2016 | 2:19 am)

  • (2)Bomb explodes at Brussels criminology institute, no casualties - broadcaster RTL

    (29 August 2016 | 1:15 am)

  • (3)Shots reportedly fired at Los Angeles airport

    (29 August 2016 | 12:41 am)

  • (4)US condemns move of Venezuela ex-mayor to prison from house arrest

    (28 August 2016 | 10:07 pm)

  • (5)Singapore confirms 41 cases of locally transmitted Zika virus

    (28 August 2016 | 8:27 pm)

  • (6)Trump to give speech on illegal immigration on Wednesday

    (28 August 2016 | 7:47 pm)

  • (7)Student stabbed to death in brawl at New York state's Cornell University

    (28 August 2016 | 7:00 pm)

  • (8)Two dead, 41 hurt in bus crash involving Louisiana flood-relief volunteers

    (28 August 2016 | 6:03 pm)

  • (9)Herbalife may have misled investors, SEC on impact of FTC deal, one short-seller says

    (28 August 2016 | 4:36 pm)

  • (10)At least 28 Libyan troops killed in Sirte battle against Islamic State

    (28 August 2016 | 2:01 pm)

  • Globes Financial

  • (1)Former Defense Minister Binyamin Ben-Eliezer dies
    The Iraqi-born former leader of the Labor Party passsed away in Tel Aviv aged 80.(28 August 2016 | 9:57 pm)

  • (2)Moody's warns Israel on enlarging budget
    The Moody's credit rating agency said that the 2017-2018 budget proposal would have a permanent negative effect on Israel's debt ratio.(28 August 2016 | 5:40 pm)

  • (3)Communications Ministry to foreclose on Golan deposit
    The NIS 30 million foreclosure is a penalty for the dismantling of Golan Telecom's network without permission.(28 August 2016 | 4:58 pm)

  • (4)Mer Group wins Timna Airport security tender
    The new airport near Eilat is expected to serve two million passengers a year.(28 August 2016 | 4:28 pm)

  • (5)Going concern warning for Africa-Israel Industries
    Negev Ceramics dragged the company to a NIS 42 million loss in the second quarter.(28 August 2016 | 3:50 pm)

  • (6)Apartments sold and rented
    A selection of recent real estate deals in Israel including in Ramat Gan, Givatayim, Herzliya, Ness Ziona and Jerusalem.(28 August 2016 | 3:42 pm)

  • (7)Harbor Group, Migdal sell CNN building in Washington
    The building, bought for $107.5 million in 2012, is being sold for $140.5 million.(28 August 2016 | 11:22 am)

  • (8)Fashion chain Castro buys stake in Hoodies
    Castro has bought 26.4% of the Hoodies group, with an option to raise its stake to 50%.(28 August 2016 | 10:48 am)

  • (9)Haredi parties want Minister of Transport Katz's head
    Incensed at railway works that desecrated the Sabbath, the leaders of the haredi parties are demanding an urgent meeting with Prime Minister Netanyahu.(28 August 2016 | 10:46 am)

  • (10)Clal Insurance loss widens
    In the second quarter, Clal Insurance posted a comprehensive loss of NIS 293 million.(25 August 2016 | 7:20 pm)

    Michael Eshdos blowing his Top

  • (1)The silence shouts out loud!
    (11 February 2012 | 1:30 pm)

  • (2)Choke Israel to Death
    (6 July 2011 | 10:54 am)

  • (3)Eat your porridge! Dammit
    (30 May 2011 | 11:21 am)

  • (4)Back to the Ghetto
    (10 April 2011 | 11:47 pm)

  • (5)Crying for Haman
    (16 March 2011 | 1:29 pm)

  • (6)Gadafi Idolizes Israel
    (8 March 2011 | 12:51 am)

  • (7)Judenraus give Judenrein
    (6 March 2010 | 4:23 pm)

  • (8)The Olmert Phenomena
    (15 February 2010 | 2:56 pm)

  • Israel National News

  • (1)'Ben-Eliezer was an aggressive, predatory criminal'
    Former Labor minister rips into Ben-Eliezer just hours after his death, sparking controversy. 'Why should I apologize?'

    (29 August 2016 | 3:39 am)

  • (2)Canadian teachers instructed on how to combat 'Islamophobia'
    New guide for teachers encourages field trips to mosques as part of anti-Islamophobia education.

    (29 August 2016 | 3:06 am)

  • (3)Duma bombing survivor visits Hamas terrorist’s demolished home
    Arab survivor of firebomb attack that killed his parents and brother taken for 'solidarity visit' to terrorist murderer's demolished home.

    (29 August 2016 | 1:42 am)

  • (4)Khamenei: Our enemies will face a harsh response if they attack
    Iran’s Supreme Leader warns his country’s “enemies” that they will face Iran's harsh response if they dare to attack.

    (29 August 2016 | 12:42 am)

  • (5)Radical Palestinian organization: Boycott local elections
    Radical Islamic Palestinian Arab organization urges boycott of October 8 elections, says democracy is a creation of the West.

    (29 August 2016 | 12:13 am)

  • (6)US envoy's son has bar mitzvah at his ancestors' shul in Prague
    U.S. Ambassador to the Czech Republic celebrates son’s bar mitzvah in synagogue that his ancestors attended before the Holocaust.

    (28 August 2016 | 11:44 pm)

  • (7)Poll: Most Florida Jews support Clinton
    The vast majority of Florida Jews will vote for Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump, but Orthodox Jews overwhelmingly support Trump.

    (28 August 2016 | 11:42 pm)

  • (8)Sheldon Silver to remain free pending appeal
    Former New York State Assembly Speaker can stay out of prison on bail while appealing his conviction.

    (28 August 2016 | 11:27 pm)

  • (9)France presses UN to condemn Syrian chemical attacks
    France pressing Security Council members to condemn the Syrian government over report that Syrian troops used chemical weapons.

    (28 August 2016 | 11:16 pm)

  • (10)French Jewish leader slams comparison of burkini ban, Holocaust
    Leader of France's Jewish communities condemns a politician’s likening of the ban on the Muslim garb to persecutions against French Jews.

    (28 August 2016 | 11:04 pm)

  • Yeshivah World News

  • (1)Hebron Security Officer Testifies For The Defense In The Trial Of Elor Azariya
    Hebron region security officer Lt.-Colonel (reserves) Eliyahu Liebman took the stand in the manslaughter trial of IDF Sgt. Elor Azariya, acting as a witness for the defense. He gave testimony for about three hours in the Jaffa Military Court during which time he made his position clear, there was no justifiable basis for the charges […](28 August 2016 | 11:30 pm)

  • (2)The Dati Leumi ‘Mechinot’ Are Responsible For Fewer Hesder Talmidim
    It was close to three decades ago that the first so-called ‘mechina yeshiva’ opened its doors in Yishuv Eli in the Shomron. Today, Bnei David has become a legend, for it has produced the backbone of some of the most elite IDF combat units as it has graduated over 2,000 talmidim, many going on to […](28 August 2016 | 10:30 pm)

  • (3)Boston Police Rolling out Body-Worn Cameras
    Boston police are set to launch a body camera program after months of resistance from rank-and-file officers. The cameras officially go live Sept. 1 on 100 officers. A department consultant had to select a racially diverse mix of officers to test the cameras because none volunteered. The department says 55 of the officers are white, […](28 August 2016 | 10:00 pm)

  • (4)CBS Poll: Muslims And Bedouins Are Fonder Of Israel’s Public Schools Than Jews
    The Israeli public schools are scheduled to open this Thursday, September 1, 2016 for the new school year. the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS) conducted a poll to determine just how fond Israelis are of the state’s education system. The poll, which was released on Sunday, 24 Menachem Av, reveals only 7% of the respondents […](28 August 2016 | 9:30 pm)

  • (5)Politicos Spar Over Ethics Surrounding Clinton Foundation
    Republicans and Democrats sparred Sunday over whether Hillary Clinton crossed ethical lines during her tenure as secretary of state by talking with people outside the government who had contributed to her family’s philanthropy foundation. Donna Brazile, the interim head of the Democratic National Committee, said it’s not unusual for supporters and activists to seek out […](28 August 2016 | 9:00 pm)

  • (6)Photo Essay: Hagaon HaRav Shmuel Kamenetzky Visits Hagaon HaRav Kook In Yerushalayim (Photos by JDN)
    (28 August 2016 | 8:45 pm)

  • (7)Nachal Chareidi Soldier Under Investigation Following Fatal Shooting Of A PA Resident
    A Nachal Chareidi soldier on Erev Shabbos tells investigators that he carried out the required protocol when an Arab was running towards his position near Yishuv Ofra in the Shomron. The advancing threat, a 38-year-old PA resident, continued towards the position even after warning shots were fired in the air. Eventually, the Nachal Chareidi soldier […](28 August 2016 | 8:30 pm)

  • (8)Report: NY Legislature Passed Fewer Bills In 2016 Than 2015
    New York state lawmakers passed fewer bills during the 2016 session than in past year, continuing a trend in recent years. This year 618 pieces of legislation passed the full Legislature before lawmakers adjourned in June. In 2015 they passed 718 bills. The data comes from an analysis released Friday by the New York Public […](28 August 2016 | 8:00 pm)

  • (9)Netanyahu Expected To Meet With Chareidi Representatives Over Israel Railways Chilul Shabbos
    The heads of chareidi parties in Knesset are expected to meet with Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Monday, 25 Menachem Av following another Shabbos of chilul Shabbos in Tel Aviv by Israel Railways. The chareidim called for the meeting with Mr. Netanyahu after Israel Railways officials added salt to the wound by announcing their weekly […](28 August 2016 | 7:30 pm)

  • (10)Photo Essay: Catskill – Satmar Rebbe Visiting The Satmar Camps (Photos by JDN)
     (28 August 2016 | 7:15 pm)

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    Jewish Humor

  • (1)Sweet Memories of Sweet Potato Pie
    Why I deserve the Nobel Peace Prize.(27 August 2016 | 8:00 pm)

  • (2)Jtube: The Lucky Iron Fish
    What is the best way to introduce new ideas to people?(27 August 2016 | 8:00 pm)

  • (3)Jewish Traffic Signs
    Let’s make traffic signs that we Jews can understand!(27 August 2016 | 8:00 pm)

  • (4)Jtube: Pokemon: The First Movie
    What does it take to be a hero? And can someone please explain why Pokemon is so popular?!(19 August 2016 | 8:00 pm)

  • (5)Overlooked Jewish Olympians
    Celebrating Jewish Olympians who stole our hearts, and those who didn’t.(19 August 2016 | 8:00 pm)

  • (6)The Jewish Mother’s Guide to Texting
    BRB no longer means “Be right back,” but “Bubbie requested bagels.”(19 August 2016 | 8:00 pm)

  • (7)Men and their Drawers
    Storage spaces for important possessions. For men.(13 August 2016 | 8:00 pm)

  • (8)Jtube: Robert De Niro Does Stand-up in the Catskills
    Why are Jews so funny?(13 August 2016 | 8:00 pm)

  • (9)Jewish Olympic Summer Camp Sports
    Who remembers gaga?!(13 August 2016 | 8:00 pm)

  • (10)Cleaning House
    I’m finding the courage to declutter once and for all.(6 August 2016 | 8:00 pm)

    Torah Perspective

  • (1)Philistines rising again?
    (22 March 2012 | 2:04 am)

  • (2)Out of control
    (13 April 2011 | 3:40 am)

  • (3)Don't Take the Lollipop
    (16 August 2009 | 10:50 am)

  • (4)A Fresh Look at the World
    (30 July 2009 | 10:33 am)

  • Honest Reporting

  • (1)Globe & Mail: Hamas a “Resistance Movement”

    Canada's Globe and Mail refers to terror organization Hamas as a "resistance movement."

    Original article can be viewed at Globe & Mail: Hamas a “Resistance Movement” on HonestReporting.

    (25 August 2016 | 7:52 am)

  • (2)Palestinian Killed While Stabbing Israeli Soldier

    Today’s Top Stories 1.  A Palestinian was killed while stabbing an IDF soldier. As usual, Reuters and The New York Times claim that according to Palestinians, the attacks are due to frustration over lack of progress toward a peace process, but ignore the statements that Palestinian leaders communicate domestically: such as encouraging such stabbing to “defend” against unsubstantiated threats to the...

    Original article can be viewed at Palestinian Killed While Stabbing Israeli Soldier on HonestReporting.

    (25 August 2016 | 7:17 am)

  • (3)The Guardian Downplays Detainee’s Terror Ties

    The Guardian downplays a Palestinian detainee’s involvement in terrorism, portraying him as an innocent journalist persecuted by Israel.

    Original article can be viewed at The Guardian Downplays Detainee’s Terror Ties on HonestReporting.

    (24 August 2016 | 10:02 am)

  • (4)More Corrections Secured By HonestReporting

    HonestReporting secures corrections from McClatchy and the Daily Mail's Mail Online.

    Original article can be viewed at More Corrections Secured By HonestReporting on HonestReporting.

    (24 August 2016 | 9:19 am)

  • (5)Palestinian Weapons Network Uncovered

    Today’s Top Stories 1. Turkish tanks cross Syrian border, apparently as part of a military operation backed by jets and US-led coalition warplanes to clear ISIS from the Syrian border town of Jarablus. 2. Israel uncovers an illegal Palestinian weapons making network: including 29 weapons factories, 49 weapons-making machines and more than 300 firearms. 3. As Israel and the US finalize...

    Original article can be viewed at Palestinian Weapons Network Uncovered on HonestReporting.

    (24 August 2016 | 8:45 am)

  • CFR

  • (1)The Disappearance of the Two-State Solution

    The 2016 Republican Party platform contains no references to the two-state solution. Is this a crisis? Elliott Abrams writes in National Review that, after years of failed attempts to broker a peace agreement, the United States should seek to promote the goal of peace without dictating one sole path forward.


    (12 July 2016 | 4:30 pm)

  • (2)Media Call: The Struggle for Israel

    Contributors to Foreign Affairs' July/August issue discuss the profound changes Israel is undergoing, and what they mean for its politics, society, and relationships with the United States and other Middle Eastern countries.

    (28 June 2016 | 4:48 pm)

  • (3)Ministering Justice

    Ayelet Shaked is a relative new­comer to Israeli politics. Shaked, 40, served as Benjamin Netanyahu’s office manager before breaking with the prime minister and joining Naftali Bennett’s Jewish Home party in 2012 and then winning election to the Knesset in 2013. Following the 2015 election, Shaked was named Israel’s minister of justice. 

    (23 June 2016 | 9:13 am)

  • (4)Anger and Hope

    Tzipi Livni has been called the most powerful woman in Israel since Golda Meir. Born to a prominent right-wing family, Livni spent several years working for the Mossad, Israel’s foreign intelligence service, before entering politics.

    (23 June 2016 | 9:10 am)

  • (5)The End of the Old Israel

    Israel—at least the largely secular and progressive version of Israel that once captured the world’s imagination—is over. Although that Israel was always in some ways a fantasy, the myth was at least grounded in reality

    (23 June 2016 | 9:07 am)

    Spectrum of views

  • (1)Three cases of Divine mercy.
    (25 April 2012 | 9:19 am)

  • (2)Survived Axe Attack, Monday April 2
    (3 April 2012 | 10:58 am)

  • (3)Children saved from explosion
    (24 March 2012 | 2:54 pm)

  • (4)Bechasdei Hashem the workers had left.
    (20 March 2012 | 2:10 am)

  • (5)Wedding in Netivot
    (1 February 2011 | 7:50 am)

  • neies

  • (1)New York – TTrump Campaign Plans $10M Ad Buy For Coming Week
    New York – Donald Trump’s campaign is planning its biggest ad buy to date — upward of $10 million on commercials airing over the next week. The campaign is expects the ads to air as soon as Monday in nine swing states: Ohio, Pennsylvania, North Carolina and Florida, where the campaign has already been on [...]
    (29 August 2016 | 12:31 am)

  • (2)New York – Wednesday Speech Could Clarify Trump’s Immigration Policy
    New York- Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump announced he’ll be making a speech on illegal immigration on Wednesday in Arizona, after a week of speculation that he might be softening his hard-line promise to deport 11 million people living in the United States illegally. The speech, posted in a Tweet late Sunday, was initially set [...]
    (28 August 2016 | 10:47 pm)

  • (3)Laplace, LA – 2 Killed When Bus Full Of Louisiana Flood Volunteers With Unlicensed Illegal Immigrant Driver Crash
    Laplace, LA – A bus full of construction workers hit a firetruck on an elevated highway Sunday, killing two people and injuring 36, several of them seriously, Louisiana State Police said. The ladder truck from St. John the Baptist Parish, west of New Orleans, had parked across the right lane of Interstate 10 to block [...]
    (28 August 2016 | 9:43 pm)

  • (4)Santa Clara, CA – Kaepernick Will Sit Through Anthem Until There’s Change
    Santa Clara, CA – Defiant, and determined to be a conduit for U.S. change, Colin Kaepernick plans to sit through the national anthem for as long as he feels is appropriate and until he sees significant progress in America — specifically when it comes to race relations. He knows he could be cut by San [...]
    (28 August 2016 | 8:30 pm)

  • (5)Jerusalem – Defiant Katz Says Shabbat Scandal Won’t Bring Him Down
    Jerusalem – Transportation Minister Israel Katz vowed Sunday to emerge unscathed from a political scandal over work conducted by Israel Railways over Shabbat. Speaking to Knesset reporters on a tour of the tunnels being built for a high-speech rail line from Jerusalem to Tel Aviv, he said he did not take seriously reports that United [...]
    (28 August 2016 | 7:30 pm)

  • (6)Jerusalem – Israeli To Be Extradited To US Over Iran Defence Sales
    Jerusalem – Israel’s Supreme Court on Saturday ruled that a national charged with selling US defence equipment to Iran can be extradited to the United States, the justice ministry said. It said in a statement that Arye Eliyahu “Eli” Cohen should be rendered to US authorities “in order to stand trial for the commission of [...]
    (28 August 2016 | 6:30 pm)

  • (7)Nablus, West Bank – Rivals Hamas, Fatah gear up for first election since 2006
    Nablus, West Bank – Palestinian rivals Hamas and Fatah are gearing up for their first contest at the polls since 2006 — a vote for mayors and local councils in 425 communities in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. Each side hopes the election will give it a foothold in what has been the other’s [...]
    (28 August 2016 | 5:30 pm)

  • (8)Berlin – Merkel Rejects Muslim Migrant Ban, Urges Fair Distribution
    Berlin – German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Sunday slammed those countries in Europe who say they won’t take in Muslim refugees, a position that several eastern European governments have taken in response to the influx of migrants from the Islamic world. Merkel said she was hopeful that European Union members would reach an agreement on [...]
    (28 August 2016 | 4:30 pm)

  • (9)Yellowstone National Park, WY – Visitor Misbehavior Abounds As US Parks Agency Turns 100
    Yellowstone National Park, WY – Tourist John Gleason crept through the grass, four small children close behind, inching toward a bull elk with antlers like small trees at the edge of a meadow in Yellowstone National Park. “They’re going to give me a heart attack,” said Gleason’s mother-in-law, Barbara Henry, as the group came within [...]
    (28 August 2016 | 3:29 pm)

  • (10)Trenton, NJ – In Varied Ways, Costs Of New Jersey Bridge Scandal Add Up
    Trenton, NJ – Nearly three years after New Jersey traffic lanes were closed leading to the George Washington Bridge in an apparent act of political revenge, the costs continue to mount. Taxpayers are footing millions in legal fees, Gov. Chris Christie’s political trajectory has been altered and the agency that operates the bridge is unable [...]
    (28 August 2016 | 3:00 pm)

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    Relax while you sharpen your brain

    Brain Teaser

    Rules: Each row, column and marked off set of 9 squares
    must have all the numbers in the range 1 to 9.

    Nimrod Brown's Twinkles

  • (1)Semipermeable Corridor
    (29 April 2011 | 12:19 am)

  • (2)Coup? This can't happen in Israel
    (12 February 2011 | 3:00 pm)

  • (3)Lie Number?
    (27 February 2010 | 5:42 pm)

  • (4)An Affront to who?
    (18 August 2009 | 12:23 pm)

  • (5)This wont hurt…..
    (28 January 2009 | 5:08 pm)

  • Debka News

  • (1)Turkish air force strikes pro-US Syrian rebel and Kurdish forces
    August 27, 2016, 5:04 PM (IDT)

    Two pro-US anti-Assad forces came under several Turkish air bombardments south of the border town of Jarablus Saturday: They were the rebel Syrian Democratic Forces-SDF and the Kurdish YPG militia. The YPG had defied the ultimatum slapped down Wednesday by Ankara and US Vice President Joe Biden to withdraw from northern Syria to east of the Euphrates River. Instead, the two militias fought last Wednesday’s Turkish occupation of Jarablus, renaming their combined force the Jarablus Military Council and dedicated it to evicting the Turkish invaders.



  • (2)Turkey expands Syrian invasion. Its air strikes kill 36 people
    August 28, 2016, 6:06 PM (IDT)

    On the fourth day of Turkey’s invasion of northern Syria, its tanks and artillery continued Sunday to advance southeast of captured Jarablus towards the Sajur River, while Turkish air force jets and artillery hammered Syrian Kurdish targets in the village of Jub al-Kousa, killing at leas 38 civilians and injuring scores. 


  • (3)First formal intelligence briefing for Hillary Clinton
    August 28, 2016, 9:14 AM (IDT)

    Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton received an intelligence briefing at FBI headquarters in New York Saturday. It took about two hours. Declared presidential candidates are granted these briefings under American law. The Republican candidate Donald Trump received his earlier this month.


  • (4)Veteran Israeli politician Binyamin Ben Eliezer dies aged 80
    August 28, 2016, 6:42 PM (IDT)

    Binyamin Ben Eliezer died Sunday aged 80 after a long illness. One of the old-timers of Israel’s political scene, Ben Eliezer served in several governments as defense minister, deputy prime minister and Coordinator of Government operations in Palestinian areas. He was also a former leader of the opposition Labor Party..
    Born in Basra, Iraq, he settled in Israel in 1950 and used his fluent Arabic to establish friendly ties with Arab leaders including the deposed Egyptian president Hosni Mubarak.



  • (5)Four rockets hit SE Turkish Diyarbakir airport
    August 28, 2016, 8:41 AM (IDT)

    Four rockets were launched at the southeastern Turkish airport of Diyarbakir Saturday night, causing no casualties or disruptions. The attack, apparently by the Turkish Kurdish insurgent PKK, came four days after Turkey’s military incursion into Syria which drove ISIS back from the border town of Jarablus but was also aimed at evicting Syrian Kurdish fighters from the border regions with Washington's assent.. The Syrian Kurdish YPG militia has been striking back. In the ensuing clashes, one Turkish soldier was killed and three wounded when an YPG rocket hit their tank and Turkish F-16 jets bombed a YPG position and also hit six Islamic State targets.


  • (6)Iran arrests nuclear negotiator as “spy”
    August 28, 2016, 6:18 PM (IDT)

    Iran has arrested as a "spy" involved in the nuclear negotiations with world powers, but released him on bail pending legal action. The judiciary's spokesman told reporters in Tehran Sunday, “The charge against him has not been proven yet.” Neither his identity nor whom he was allegedly spying for was revealed. DEBKAfile’s intelligence sources link the new spy case to the power struggle in Iran over advocates of the nuclear deal in support of President Hassan Rouhani and its hard-line opponents. 


  • (7)Russia lifts ban on chartered flights to Turkey
    August 28, 2016, 6:30 PM (IDT)

    In another step betokening the advancing Moscow-Ankara détente, Russia's Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has signed an order to lift the ban for chartered flights between Russia and Turkey, while advising air companies to provide additional security measures. Last October, Moscow imposed restrictions on goods and services from Turkey after a Turkish fighter jet shot down a Russian bomber. Bilateral ties were restored on Aug, 9 when the Russian and Turkish presidents met at St. Petersburg. See DEBKAfile analysis of this reconciliation.


  • (8)All-out Turkish-Kurd war. Barazani goes to Tehran
    August 29, 2016, 8:47 AM (IDT)

    An all-out Turkish-Kurdish war has boiled over in northern Syria since the Turkish army crossed the border last Wednesday, Aug. 24. A Turkish Engineering Corps combat unit is equipped for crossing the Euphrates River and heading east to push the Kurds further back, but the main Kurdish force is deployed to the south not the east. 



  • (9)Pentagon: Turkish-Kurdish clashes “unacceptable”
    August 29, 2016, 9:45 AM (IDT)

    Pentagon Press Secretary Peter Cook said that ongoing clashes between Turkish-backed militia forces in Syria and Syrian Kurdish forces south of Jarablus are “unacceptable,” pointing out  there are no longer Islamic State forces in that area. “This is an already crowded battle space. Accordingly, we are calling on all armed actors to stand down immediately and take appropriate measures to deconflict,” he added. 


  • (10)Iran reports deploying S-300 missiles at Fordo
    August 29, 2016, 9:37 AM (IDT)

    State news agencies report that Russian-made S300 PMU2 missile defense systems have been deployed at the underground Fordo uranium enrichment plant against any possible US or Israeli attack by plane, missile or UAV. The US and Israel were long able to persuade Moscow from sending these advanced weapons to Iran. The video released by Tehran Sunday indicates that they were finally delivered and upgraded to meet the Islamic Republic’s specific requirements for strengthening the defenses at its nuclear sites.


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    CAMERA - Reporting Abuses

  • (1)After CAMERA Contacts About Error, USA Today Corrects on Palestinian Terror ‘Lull’

    After CAMERA contacted USA Today editors about a story which wrongfully claimed a lull in Palestinian terror attacks, the paper issued a correction and the reporter thanked CAMERA.

    (25 August 2016 | 7:00 pm)

  • (2)After CAMERA Contacts Reuters About Skewed Headline, Reuters Corrects
    After CAMERA contacted Reuters editors about a skewed headline that once again reversed the perpetrator and victim to whitewash Palestinian terrorism, editors thanked CAMERA, apologized and corrected.(24 August 2016 | 7:00 pm)

  • (3)BBC News Website Continues to Ignore Missile Attacks on Israeli Communities
    After a BBC watch piece criticizes the BBC for failing report on missile attacks on Israeli communities, the BBC updates.(22 August 2016 | 7:00 pm)

  • (4)Viceland Delivers Warped Narrative Through Gaza's Tunnels
    The Gaza Strip is ruled by a terror organization that has attacked Gaza's border crossings, violently seized absolute power, and built attack tunnels into Israel. Still, the amount of goods Israel transfers into the territory has exponentially increased. All this information, and more, is missing from Viceland's program on Gaza's tunnels.(22 August 2016 | 7:00 pm)

  • (5)After CAMERA Informs Editors of Error, NY Times Corrects on Medicines to Gaza
    After CAMERA communicated with editors, the newspaper published a correction noting that it had "overstated the impact of Israeli restrictions on travel and trade in the Gaza Strip," and that Israel does not restrict the import of medicines.(22 August 2016 | 7:00 pm)

  • (6)CAMERA's Washington Times Op-Ed Shines Light on CAIR

    CAMERA's Op-Ed in The Washington Times rebuts false charges by the Council on American Relations (CAIR) of ‘Islamophobia'

    (21 August 2016 | 7:00 pm)

  • (7)Five Things You Need to Know About World Vision

    World Vision, a multi-billion dollar Christian organization devoted to child welfare, does important work throughout the world, but one of its employees Mohammed El-Halabi, who works in the Gaza Strip, stands accused of some very troubling crimes.

    (17 August 2016 | 7:00 pm)

  • (8)CAMERA's BBC Watch Secures Correction on Eli Weisel
    After BBC Persian accused Elie Wiesel of charging Israel with "genocide," CAMERA's BBC Watch communicated with editors and secured a correction to the false claim.(15 August 2016 | 7:00 pm)

  • (9)CAMERA Prompts Los Angeles Times on Western Wall
    CAMERA prompts correction of a Los Angeles Times article which wrongly referred to the Western Wall as the last remnant of the Temple complex. In fact, there are many extant remains.(14 August 2016 | 7:00 pm)

  • (10)Israel's Globes Covers Haaretz's Translation Problems
    Globes, Israel's leading business paper, ran an in-depth feature highlighting "Haaretz, Lost in Translation," a phenomenon that CAMERA has documented for years in which Haaretz's English edition routinely minimizes Palestinian violence or wrongdoing reported in the Hebrew original.(11 August 2016 | 7:00 pm)

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