Below are daily news feeds from several publications that cover the Middle East. Recommended web sites to check regularly are Ha' (an Israeli newspaper) and Maan News (a Palestinian newspaper). BBC News (a British source covering the Middle East. IMEU (Institute for Middle East Understanding) provides a summary of media highlights covering Israel and Palestine. The Jerusalem Post provides an opportunity to read news that generally mirrors Israel's official positions.

  • Institute for Middle East Understanding

    The Institute for Middle East Understanding offers journalists and editors quick access to information about Palestine and the Palestinians.

    • Boycotting “The Occupation” Is Not Enough
      Oct 25, 2016 - 12:37:00 PM
      Earlier this month, The New York Review of Books published a call for “a targeted boycott of all goods and services from all Israeli settlements in the occupied territories, and any investments that promote the occupation, until such time as a peace settlement...
    • Keeping Campuses Safe for Free Speech
      Oct 25, 2016 - 12:29:00 PM
      Last week, my email inbox and Twitter feeds were flooded with hateful messages impugning my integrity. The source of this invective was a shadowy organization called Canary Mission, which maintains what it hopes will function as a blacklist of of professors and students...
    • Palestinian Villages ‘Get Two Hours of Water a Week’
      Oct 24, 2016 - 01:50:00 PM
      Ramallah, occupied West Bank - Enas Taha, a resident of the Palestinian village of Kafr al-Deek in the occupied West Bank, has become desperate. "Since the [water] crisis started in June, the municipality has been able to supply water for only one hour...
    • Protect Free Speech in Pa.
      Oct 24, 2016 - 07:20:00 AM
      Our state legislators are considering a bill that would infringe on the First Amendment rights of Pennsylvanians. House Bill 2107 targets the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement for Palestinian human rights and would deny government contracts...
    • Coalition Chairman Threatens to Strip Citizenship of Israeli Activist Who Criticized Occupation
      Oct 21, 2016 - 03:30:00 PM
      In a further escalation of the backlash against the anti-occupation nonprofit B'Tselem after it addressed the UN Security Council, the chairman of the coalition said Friday that he will seek to have the citizenship of the group's CEO revoked.
    • Denied a Human Standard of Living: The Gaza Blockade Has Entered Its Tenth Year
      Oct 21, 2016 - 07:15:00 AM
      “I have survived the past three wars, but that is not the problem. In this place, wars come and go. The bigger struggle is not to lose hope. The only way I can do that is to retreat, and create my own world, and become oblivious.” This was told to me by 36-year old Ali...
    • Trump Is Reaching Into Netanyahu’s Election Playbook
      Oct 19, 2016 - 08:39:00 AM
      There is a lot about Donald Trump’s presidential campaign that is worryingly reminiscent of Benjamin Netanyahu’s electoral antics, particularly his willingness to say just about anything, regardless of the consequences as long as he thinks it might be politically expedient.
    • Clinton Camp Acknowledged Difficulty of Discussing Israel With ‘Democratic Activists’
      Oct 18, 2016 - 12:35:00 PM
      The very mention of Israel at Hillary Clinton’s initial campaign events for president was controversial among her aides, who feared it might stir unwanted controversy with her party base, according to internal correspondence released by Wikileaks.
    • Gaza’s Women Are Being Besieged on All Sides
      Oct 18, 2016 - 11:08:00 AM
      Over the past few weeks the Israeli media has focused much of its time on the all-female flotilla to Gaza, which was stopped by the Israeli army on the way from Sicily to the Strip. As was made clear by the recent Channel 2 report, the women aboard the flotilla...
    • Victims of Israeli Raid on Gaza Flotilla Fear Legal Case Will Be Dropped Over New Political Deal
      Oct 18, 2016 - 10:58:00 AM
      What is a human life worth? Perhaps that that’s what it will come down to in the Istanbul High Criminal Court this week when British barrister Rodney Dixon QC appears on behalf of more than 700 of the men and women aboard the Gaza flotilla...
  • Ha'aretz

    The online edition of Haaretz Newspaper in Israel, with real-time breaking news, opinions and analysis from Israel and the Middle East.

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  • BBC Middle East News

    BBC Middle East News

    • Selfie blackmail
      Oct 25, 2016 - 04:20:51 PM
      Smartphones and social media are colliding with notions of honour and shame in conservative societies - with devastating effects on the lives of some young women.
    • Illicit cannabis farming thrives in Lebanon
      Oct 25, 2016 - 04:08:31 PM
      Lebanon is among the top five cannabis growing countries in the world. One farmer tells the BBC why, for many, there are few alternatives.
    • Video that went viral in Egypt
      Oct 25, 2016 - 04:05:22 PM
      The private video that went viral in Egypt.
    • 'Aleppo toy smuggler' Rami Adham rejects fraud claims
      Oct 25, 2016 - 04:01:59 PM
      A Finnish-Syrian man known for smuggling toys into Aleppo rejects fraud allegations after Finnish police launch an investigation.
    • Iran 'jails dual US-Iranian national Robin Shahini for 18 years'
      Oct 25, 2016 - 11:11:09 AM
      A dual Iranian-American national says he has been sentenced to 18 years in prison in Iran for allegedly collaborating with a hostile government.
    • Mosul battle: UN receives reports of IS atrocities
      Oct 25, 2016 - 09:30:25 AM
      The UN receives reports of atrocities being committed by IS militants as Iraqi forces close in on Mosul.
    • Iraqis 'most generous to strangers'
      Oct 25, 2016 - 08:11:56 AM
      A new table claims Iraqis are the kindest to strangers, while Myanmar is the most generous country on earth.
    • New tactics
      Oct 25, 2016 - 04:23:38 AM
      As the Iraqi army and Kurdish forces close in on Mosul, Islamic State militants are mounting a fight-back with a series of new tactics, says Richard Galpin.
    • Egypt seizes 9,000 tonnes of sugar in raids amid shortage
      Oct 25, 2016 - 02:48:52 AM
      Egyptian authorities seize 9,000 tonnes of sugar in raids on factories and warehouses, amid a nationwide shortage.
    • Meet Cairo's female tuk-tuk drivers
      Oct 24, 2016 - 04:08:29 PM
      Tuk-tuks are predominantly driven by men in Egypt, but the country's economic woes are driving more women to it as a means of earning a living.
    • 'IS fighters sat on bed as we hid underneath'
      Oct 24, 2016 - 03:41:13 PM
      Students in Iraq tell the BBC's Shaimaa Khalil about their close encounter with militants from so-called Islamic State.
    • Hoping to go home
      Oct 23, 2016 - 05:13:38 PM
      After fleeing the fighting around Mosul, thousands of displaced people face cramped conditions living in camps.
    • Child refugees in Turkey making clothes for UK shops
      Oct 23, 2016 - 04:14:50 PM
      Clothes made by child refugees in Turkey are ending up among those sold by leading British brands, a Panorama investigation reveals.
    • Islamic State: Kurdish forces make push towards Mosul
      Oct 23, 2016 - 07:40:59 AM
      Footage has captured explosions near the Iraqi town of Bashiqa, as Kurdish forces try to take back areas held by so-called Islamic State.
    • Sew to survive
      Oct 22, 2016 - 05:04:18 PM
      Panorama has gone undercover in Istanbul and found evidence that Syrian refugee children are making clothes for leading British brands.
    • Sci-fi Iraq
      Oct 21, 2016 - 05:56:34 PM
      From dome gardens and psychedelic insects to an apocalyptic vision of corpse trading, Iraqi writers imagine their homeland 100 years after the US invasion.
    • IS tunnel
      Oct 21, 2016 - 02:15:34 PM
      The BBC's Ahmed Maher explores a tunnel in a village abandoned by so-called Islamic State as Iraqi government forces advance on Mosul.
    • Marching on Mosul
      Oct 21, 2016 - 07:25:29 AM
      The BBC's defence correspondent Jonathan Beale on the week that saw Iraq launch the fight to push IS from its second-biggest city
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