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1) Kerry Focused on Israel as ‘Almost Medieval’ Islamist Attacks Rock Pakistan, Australia (PJ Media) by BRIDGET JOHNSON 12/16/14)
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THE BLAZE - © 2014 TheBlaze Inc
1) Fact Check: There Were Some Problems With John Kerry’s Statement on Israeli-Palestinian Tensions (THE BLAZE) Dec. 17, 2014 3:30pm Sharona Schwartz)
2) Ancient Rock Believed to Offer Key Evidence of Biblical Account (THE BLAZE) Dec. 16, 2014 11:00am Sharona Schwartz)
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BREITBART - Copyright © 2014 Breitbart
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JIHAD WATCH - Jihad Watch
1) Video: Robert Spencer at Restoration Weekend 2014 on what US foreign policy should be (Jihad Watch) Robert Spencer 12/17/14)
2) Islamic State beheads 150 women, some pregnant, for refusing to marry jihad terrorists (Jihad Watch) Robert Spencer 12/17/14)
3) Video just released: Robert Spencer in Omaha, Nebraska, April 2014 (Jihad Watch) Robert Spencer 12/16/14)
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ISRAEL HAYOM - Israel Hayom
1) Chutzpah redefined (ISRAEL HAYOM OP-ED) Sarah N. Stern 12/18/14)
2) Europe´s message of tolerance for terrorism (ISRAEL HAYOM OP-ED) Eli Hazan 12/18/14)
3) PM: Too many in Europe have learned nothing (ISRAEL HAYOM) Israel Hayom Staff and News Agencies 12/18/14)
4) Israel demands EU keep Hamas on terror blacklist (ISRAEL HAYOM) Israel Hayom Staff and Reuters 12/18/14)
5) Israeli military court aims to ´cut off money supply´ to Hamas (ISRAEL HAYOM) 12/18/14)
6) Geneva Convention signatories call on Israelis, Palestinians to respect humanitarian law (ISRAEL HAYOM) News Agencies and Israel Hayom Staff 12/18/14)
7) Hamas deputy chief says group has patched up ties with Iran (ISRAEL HAYOM) Reuters and Israel Hayom Staff 12/18/14)
8) America still needs rough men (ISRAEL HAYOM OP-ED) Clifford D. May 12/17/14)
9) A state of upheaval (ISRAEL HAYOM Op-Ed) Dror Eydar 12/17/14)
10) Kerry to Palestinians: Delay UN bid until after Israeli elections (ISRAEL HAYOM) Shlomo Cesana, Daniel Siryoti, Yoni Hirsch, Israel Hayom Staff and News Agencies 12/17/14)
11) Under Abbas, majority say they cannot speak freely (ISRAEL HAYOM) The Associated Press and Israel Hayom Staff 12/17/14)
12) Medal of Valor awarded to cop killed in synagogue attack (ISRAEL HAYOM) Itsik Saban 12/17/14)
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WORLD TRIBUNE - Copyright © 2014 East West Services, Inc.
1) Hamas conducting daily test launches of rockets into the Mediterranean Sea (WORLD TRIBUNE) GAZA CITY 12/17/14)
2) Jordan reinforces troops along 378-km border with Syria (WORLD TRIBUNE) AMMAN 12/17/14)
3) ISIL regains ground it lost in Iraq (WORLD TRIBUNE) BAGHDAD 12/16/14)
4) U.S. grants reprieve on aid to Egypt after lobbying from Saudis, Israel, Jordan, UAE (WORLD TRIBUNE) WASHINGTON 12/16/14)
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NEW YORK TIMES - Copyright 2014 The New York Times Company
1) Palestinians Make Strides Toward Draft Resolution at U.N. (NY) TIMES) By SOMINI SENGUPTA UNITED NATIONS 12/18/14)
2) Patrolling a Disputed Line, Israeli Border Police Become a Focus of Anger (NY) TIMES) By JODI RUDOREN JERUSALEM, ISRAEL 12/18/14)
3) European Court Reverses Designation of Hamas as a Terrorist Organization (NY) TIMES) By ALAN COWELL LONDON, England 12/18/14)
4) U.S. Tries to Calm Latest Israeli and Palestinian Strife (NY) TIMES) By STEVEN ERLANGER LONDON 12/17/14)
5) Israel Cracks Down on Lehava, a Group Tied to Anti-Arab Acts (NY) TIMES) By ISABEL KERSHNER JERUSALEM, ISRAEL 12/17/14)
6) This Israeli Election Matters (NY) TIMES OP-ED) Thomas L. Friedman 12/17/14)
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JERUSALEM POST - © 1995-2014, The Jerusalem Post
1) UN: Turning back the clock to pre-1948 is the real endgame (JERUSALEM POST OP-ED) By ANNE BAYEFSKY 12/18/14)
2) Can America win a war against radical Islam when it refuses to even identify its enemy? (JERUSALEM POST OP-ED) By ERIC R. MANDEL 12/18/14)
3) The unholy coalition of radical Islam and social Leftists in Europe (JERUSALEM POST OP-ED) By MATAN ASHER 12/18/14)
4) Senior Hamas official: Arafat gave us weapons after failure of Camp David peace talks (JERUSALEM POST) By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON 12/18/14)
5) Abbas forces senior Palestinian official Zakout into early retirement (JERUSALEM POST) By KHALED ABU TOAMEH 12/18/14)
6) In diplomatic snub, Liberman refuses meeting with Swedish counterpart (JERUSALEM POST) By JPOST COM STAFF 12/18/14)
7) Multi-nationals say BDS not making a dent (JERUSALEM POST) By NIV ELIS 12/18/14)
8) Teen affiliated with Jewish extremist group arrested for beating teacher during class (JERUSALEM POST) By BEN HARTMAN 12/18/14)
9) NBN records increase in North American aliyah (JERUSALEM POST) By SAM SOKOL 12/18/14)
10) Iraq: ISIS murdered 150 women and underage girls for refusing sex acts (JERUSALEM POST) By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA 12/18/14)
11) Report: Mossad spy that infiltrated Hezbollah was in charge of Nasrallah´s security (JERUSALEM POST) By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA, ARIEL BEN SOLOMON 12/18/14)
12) ‘Civic obligation’ to defend Ukraine, says hassid (JERUSALEM POST) By SAM SOKOL 12/18/14)
13) Jordan presents draft of resolution on Palestinian state to UN (JERUSALEM POST) By REUTERS, JPOST.COM STAFF 12/18/14)
14) Moshe Feiglin drops out of Likud leadership race (JERUSALEM POST) By GIL HOFFMAN 12/18/14)
15) UN Mideast envoy: One-state reality is on the parties´ doorstep if deadlock not broken (JERUSALEM POST) By TOVAH LAZAROFF 12/17/14)
16) Hanukka’s message (JERUSALEM POST EDITORIAL) 12/17/14)
17) Hanukka and the Bar Kochba Revolt (JERUSALEM POST OP-ED) By ELIYAHU SIDIKMAN 12/17/14)
18) Candidly Speaking: The crass self-promotion behind the ‘Anyone but Bibi’ campaign (JERUSALEM POST OP-ED) By ISI LEIBLER 12/17/14)
19) Pressure remains on Israel as Kerry declines veto guarantee at UN (JERUSALEM POST) By MICHAEL WILNER 12/17/14)
20) Palestinian hurls explosive at IDF, shot dead by soldiers (JERUSALEM POST) By YAAKOV LAPPIN 12/16/14)
21) Report: Hezbollah catches Mossad spy working as key official in its ranks (JERUSALEM POST) By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON 12/17/14)
22) Glick files police complaint against ‘al-Aqsa Mosque Preacher’ (JERUSALEM POST) By DANIEL K. EISENBUD 12/17/14)
23) Rivlin to children with cancer: The heroes of today are like the Maccabees of yesteryear (JERUSALEM POST) By GREER FAY CASHMAN 12/17/14)
24) Mayor Nir Barkat and Chief Rabbi Yitzhak Yosef usher in Hanukka at Western Wall (JERUSALEM POST) By JEREMY SHARON 12/17/14)
25) Jerusalem requests special Israel mention at Irish memorial ceremony (JERUSALEM POST) By SAM SOKOL 12/17/14)
26) Women sold as sex slaves in Islamic State markets, says UN official (JERUSALEM POST) By MICHELLE MALKA GROSSMAN 12/17/14)
27) Erdogan’s regime becoming more dictatorship than democracy (JERUSALEM POST) By ARIEL BEN SOLOMON 12/17/14)
28) Liberman trying to prove his centrist cred (JERUSALEM POST) By LAHAV HARKOV 12/17/14)
29) Legal impact of Geneva panel on settlements, ICC likely only symbolic (JERUSALEM POST) By YONAH JEREMY BOB 12/17/14)
30) Israel´s defense establishment lies about failed missile test - again (JERUSALEM POST) By YOSSI MELMAN 12/17/14)
31) What are our leaders really saying? (JERUSALEM POST OP-ED) By SHALOM HAMMER 12/17/14)
32) National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence improving security in US, Israel (JERUSALEM POST) By YONAH JEREMY BOB 12/17/14)
33) Israel slowly reducing ‘separation barriers’ between Arabs, Jews in education, report finds (JERUSALEM POST) By LIDAR GRAVÉ-LAZI 12/17/14)
34) What elections? Europe presses ahead on Palestine question as Israel prepares for poll (JERUSALEM POST) By HERB KEINON 12/17/14)
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THE MEDIA LINE - Copyright © The Media Line, Ltd
1) Palestinian Boycott of Israeli Goods Faltering (THE MEDIA LINE) Written by Abdullah H. Erakat 12/16/14)
2) Palestinian Activist Calls to Reform UNRWA (THE MEDIA LINE) Written by Linda Gradstein 12/15/14)
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1) Hamas man killed, 3 injured in Gaza blast (TIMES OF ISRAEL) BY TIMES OF ISRAEL STAFF December 18, 2014, 2:14 pm)
2) Local US official ties Hanukkah to Jesus (TIMES OF ISRAEL) BY TIMES OF ISRAEL STAFF December 18, 2014, 2:37 pm)
3) Pakistan grants bail to alleged Mumbai attacks planner (TIMES OF ISRAEL) BY AFP AND TIMES OF ISRAEL STAFF December 18, 2014, 2:39 pm)
4) Swedish far-right leader: Jews are not true Swedes (TIMES OF ISRAEL) BY TIMES OF ISRAEL STAFF December 18, 2014, 5:57 am)
5) Geneva Conventions invoke rights of Palestinians (TIMES OF ISRAEL) BY AP AND LAZAR BERMAN December 17, 2014, 7:59 pm)
6) EU envoy: We still consider Hamas a terror organization (TIMES OF ISRAEL) BY RAPHAEL AHREN December 17, 2014, 6:22 pm)
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WASHINGTON TIMES - copyright © 2014 The Washington Times, LLC.
1) Obama can’t win a terror war he refuses to identify (WASHINGTON TIMES COMMENTARY) By Monica Crowley 12/18/14)
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AMERICAN THINKER - © American Thinker 2014
1) Correcting the Rise of Political Anti-Semitism (AMERICAN THINKER) By Barry Shaw 12/17/14)
2) U.S. Cannot Remain Indifferent on Human Rights Violations in Iran (AMERICAN THINKER) By Shahriar Kia 12/17/14)
3) A Christian Priest Speaks Truth on Israel (AMERICAN THINKER) By Michael Curtis 12/16/14)
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LOS ANGELES TIMES - Copyright © 2014 Los Angeles Times
1) Palestinians get backing from EU court ruling, proposed U.N. measure (LA TIMES) By BATSHEVA SOBELMAN, CAROL J. WILLIAMS JERUSALEM, ISRAEL 12/17/14 5:05 PM)
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COMMENTARY MAGAZINE - Copyright © 1997-2014 Commentary Magazine
1) Exonerating Hamas and Europe’s Moral Bankruptcy (COMMENTARY MAGAZINE) Tom Wilson 12/17/14)
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GATESTONE INSTITUTE - Copyright © 2014 Gatestone Institute
1) Iraq: Iran´s "Boots on the Ground" (GateStone Institute) by Lawrence A. Franklin 12/17/14)
2) The Stubborn Antisemitism of Yahoo and The Christian Century (GateStone Institute) by Dexter Van Zile 12/16/14)
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REUTERS NEWS SERVICE - © Thomson Reuters 2014
1) Palestinian U.N. draft calls for Israel occupation end by 2017 (REUTERS) BY MICHELLE NICHOLS UNITED NATIONS 12/17/14 9:38pm EST)
2) EU court says Hamas should be removed from terror list (REUTERS) BY PHILIP BLENKINSOP BRUSSELS, Belgium Wed Dec 17, 2014 2:49pm EST)
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AP} ASSOCIATED PRESS - Copyright 2014 Associated Press
1) Israeli PM slams EU taking Hamas off terror list (AP) Associated Press) By ARON HELLER JERUSALEM, ISRAEL 12/17/14)
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WND} WORLD NET DAILY - © 2014 WorldNetDaily.com, Inc.
1) BHO: Islamic-terror facilitator (WND-WORLD NET DAILY) By Erik Rush 12/18/14)
2) French ´coercion´ plan against Israel ´coordinated with Obama´ (WND-WORLD NET DAILY) By Aaron Klein TEL AVIV, Israel 12/17/14)
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HA'ARETZ} NEWS SERVICE - © Copyright 2014 Ha'aretz
1) ´Homely´ ancient rock adds to proof of King David´s existence (HA´ARETZ NEWS) By Menachem Wecker 12/17/14)
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FRONT PAGE MAGAZINE.COM - Copyright © 2014 FrontPageMagazine.com
1) Has the West Lost the Will to Live? (FrontPageMagazine.com) By Mark Tapson 12/18/14)
2) Obama’s Revolution in America — on The Glazov Gang (FrontPageMagazine.com) 12/18/14)
3) Misogyny and Hatred Against Women in Iran (FrontPageMagazine.com) By Majid Rafizadeh 12/17/14)
4) Europe Should Learn Ethiopia’s ‘Islam Lesson’ (FrontPageMagazine.com) By Raymond Ibrahim 12/17/14)
5) Taliban School Slaughter (FrontPageMagazine.com) By Arnold Ahlert 12/17/14)
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INN} ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS - IsraelNationalNews © 2014
1) The second Kristallnacht (ISRAEL HAYOM OP-ED) Dan Margalit 12/18/14)
2) Hamas Holds Largest Military Exercise Since Op. Protective Edge (INN) ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS) By Cynthia Blank 12/18/14)
3) Liberman, Steinitz: PA Move Will Only Bring War (INN) ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS) By Moshe Cohen 12/18/14)
4) Op-Ed: UNRWA Textbook Excerpts: Education for War (INN) ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS) David Bedein 12/18/14)
5) Op-Ed: Bennett Bested Indyk and Buried the 2-State-Solution (INN) ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS) Ted Belman 12/18/14)
6) Updated PA Resolution Demands Israeli Withdrawal by 2017 (INN) ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS) By Ben Ariel 12/18/14)
7) Canada Urges EU to Place Hamas Back on Terror Blacklist (INN) ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS) By Ben Ariel 12/18/14)
8) ISIS Establishing Itself as Political Entity in Every Way (INN) ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS) By Dalit Halevy, Cynthia Blank 12/18/14)
9) Stern Slams Bennett: You Have Plenty to Apologize For (INN) ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS) By Yishai Karov 12/18/14)
10) Labor Condemns EU Over Hamas, but Blames Netanyahu (INN) ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS) By Ben Ariel 12/18/14)
11) Samaria Man Detained After Catching Arab Rock Thrower (INN) ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS) By Moshe Cohen 12/18/14)
12) Israeli Escapes Abduction Attempt Near Hevron (INN) ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS) By Tova Dvorin 12/17/14)
13) Canada ´Disappointed´ by Anti-Israel Conference in Geneva (INN) ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS) By Arutz Sheva Staff 12/17/14)
14) EU Stresses it ´Still Considers Hamas a Terrorist Group´ (INN) ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS) By Ari Soffer 12/17/14)
15) European Parliament Votes to Recognize ´Palestine´ (INN) ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS) By Arutz Sheva Staff 12/17/14)
16) Luxembourg Recognizes Palestinian State (INN) ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS) By Arutz Sheva Staff 12/17/14)
17) Liberman: EU Pressure on Israel Undermines Peace (INN) ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS) By Tova Dvorin and Yoni Kempinski 12/17/14)
18) ´God Gave Me My Life Back to Continue With My Mission´ (INN) ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS) By Yoni Kempinski 12/17/14)
19) A recipe for political disaster (ISRAEL HAYOM) Gideon Allon 12/17/14)
20) EU court removes Hamas from terror blacklist (ISRAEL HAYOM) Eli Leon and Reuters 12/17/14)
21) Defense Ministry zigzags over ´Arrow 3´ test launch failure (ISRAEL HAYOM) Lilach Shoval, Reuters and Israel Hayom Staff 12/17/14)
22) Netanyahu Demands EU Place Hamas Back on Terrorism List (INN) ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS) By Ari Yashar 12/17/14)
23) 8,000-Year-Old Olive Oil Discovered in Galilee (INN) ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS) By Arutz Sheva Staff 12/17/14)
24) Watch: Jerusalem Councilman Reveals ´8 Neighborhoods Judenrein´ (INN) ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS) By Ari Yashar 12/17/14)
25) Europe Removes Hamas from Terror List (INN) ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS) By Ari Yashar 12/17/14)
26) ´Police are Covering Up the Terrorist Murder of a Jew´ (INN) ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS) By Ido Ben-Porat, Ari Yashar 12/17/14)
27) Europe Poised to Remove Hamas from Terror List (INN) ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS) By Ari Yashar 12/17/14)
28) Samaria Leader Says Right Has to Prove Itself Before Elections (INN) ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS) By Benny Toker, Ari Yashar 12/17/14)
29) Op-Ed: So Al Jazeera Claims Israel Commits Ethnic Cleansing (INN) ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS) Ronn Torossian 12/17/14)
30) Interior Minister: The Herzog-Livni Pact is ´Despicable´ (INN) ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS) By Ben Ariel 12/17/14)
31) Woman Banned from Temple Mount Over Grape Juice (INN) ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS) By Nir Har Zahav and Ben Ariel 12/17/14)
32) Report: Mossad Agent Infiltrated Hezbollah´s Upper Echelons (INN) ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS) By Ari Soffer 12/17/14)
33) Erdogan Wishes Turkish Jews a Happy Hanukkah (INN) ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS) By Ben Ariel 12/17/14)
34) Biden: Jewish Heritage is American Heritage (INN) ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS) By Arutz Sheva Staff 12/17/14)
35) Obama: May Hanukkah Embolden Us to Do What is Right (INN) ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS) By Arutz Sheva Staff 12/17/14)
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AFP} AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE - Copyright © 2014 Agence France Presse.
1) Palestinians seek Arab backing for UN resolution (AFP) AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE) By Carole Landry United Nations 12/18/14)
2) US ´no problem´ with ´thoughtful´ Palestinian bid: Kerry (AFP) AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE) Washington 12/17/14)
3) EU insists on Hamas terror status after blacklist removal (AFP) AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE) By Danny Kemp Brussels 12/17/14)
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THE WASHINGTON FREE BEACON - ©2014 All Rights Reserved
1) Super-Mole Discovered Working in Upper Ranks of Hezbollah on Behalf of Israeli Mossad (Washington Free Beacon) BY: Abraham Rabinovich JERUSALEM, ISRAEL December 16, 2014 3:45 pm)
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CNS} CYBERCAST NEWS SERVICE - copyright 1998-2014 Cybercast News Service
1) Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Not Seen As High Priority for U.S. in 2015 (CNS) CYBERCAST NEWS SERVICE) By Patrick Goodenough 12/16/14)
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INTELLIGENCE AND TERRORISM INFORMATION CENTER (IICC - 2014 © Intelligence & Terrorism Information Center
1) News of Terrorism and the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict (December 10 – 16, 2014) (Intelligence and Terrorism Information Center) IICC)
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