Monthly Archives: January 2009

The Day in Israel: Sat Jan 24th, 2009

Reuters

Following the success of my liveblogging, I now plan to have daily posts of events here in Israel and the Middle East, with the option for live updates. This kind of post will be in addition to regular posts on ...

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Shimon’s Song

I first reported that Shimon Peres had written a song to be performed by Andrea Bocelli in October. Well, thanks to MOAD (Mum of Aussie Dave), I present to you Ray of Hope. What’s the verdict? Should Shimon quit his ...

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Richard Falk Lies Again

The United Nations Special Rapporteur on Human Rights, Richard Falk, who has repeatedly compared Israeli actions in Gaza to Nazi Germany, has been saying that Hamas has repeatedly offered a truce extension to Israel that Israel spurned. His latest claim ...

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The Importance of Marriage in Islam

..according to an Australian cleric. Apparently, marriage is so important, that the husband can hit his wife and force her to have sex with him. He’s now claiming he has been taken out of context and that he was being ...

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Liveblogging the War: Thurs Jan 22nd, 2009

Reuters

Yesterday was another quiet day, but I’ll at least see this liveblogging through the week. Updates (Israel time; most recent at top) 6:03PM: Reuters caption of the day: A cleaver lies on the stomach of freshly slaughtered cow outside Husam ...

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Liveblogging the War: Wed Jan 21st, 2009

rwanda-bbc

Please scroll down for new updates. Sorry for the radio silence but let’s just say real life and a faulty internet connection got in the way. Either that, or Barack Obama was trying to silence me during his inauguration. Updates ...

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