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  1. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Israel, Hamas and the battle for public opinion in the latest Gaza war

    Posted Jul 27th 2014, 06:27am by AP

    ... Battle for public opinion Shopkeepers say they were sitting outside their closed businesses earlier in the week, catching a break from being cooped up during wartime, when an Israeli missile ... intercepted and the damage caused has not been great, the furore over them has been powerful among Israelis. Only in recent days has public opinion started to focus more closely on the devastation ...

  2. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Palestine chief Mahmoud Abbas says Holocaust the ‘most heinous crime’

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 09:08pm by AP

    ... appeared to be aimed at reaching out to Israeli public opinion. While Israel's national Holocaust memorial said Abbas' comments might be a step in the right direction, Israeli Prime ...

  3. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Israelis, Palestinians mount online battle over three kidnapped boys

    Posted Jun 19th 2014, 09:53pm by AFP

    ... pressure on public opinion and raise awareness," explains Elizabeth Zlatkis, a 26-year-old communications student who started the online PR campaign. But a Palestinian counter-campaign ... Just hours after the teenagers' disappearance was made public last Friday, Israeli activists set up a Facebook page by that name which by Wednesday had received nearly 100,000 ...

  4. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Israel must complete peace deal with Abbas, says Peres

    Posted Dec 31st 2012, 12:05pm by Agence France-Presse in Jerusalem

    ... that the president chose to express a personal political opinion that is contrary to the Israeli public’s stance on Abu Mazen, the peace refuser,” a statement from the party read. “The prime minister has ... in the region was “to complete the peace agreement with the Palestinians.” “I know there are different opinions,” he said. “This is not a matter of ideology, this is a matter of appraising” ...

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    Heavy toll of Gaza ground invasion tests resolve of Israeli public

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 11:10pm by AP

    ... the damage being inflicted on Gaza by the air strikes, the Hamas rocket fire simply did not stop. Israeli officials also felt world opinion would understand after Hamas rejected a ceasefire proposal ... It convinced the Israeli public that the decision taken by Netanyahu came from a sense of 'we have no other choice'." ...

  6. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Israel, Palestinians strive for peace deal within nine months

    Posted Jul 31st 2013, 01:57pm by Reuters in Washington

    ... Camp David push. Among the many obstacles to any agreement are split opinions within both the Israeli and Palestinian publics. Resuming talks is unpopular among some of Abbas’ supporters ...

  7. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Israel’s Barak disavows aide’s comments on Egypt leader

    Posted Nov 03rd 2012, 07:45pm by Agence France-Presse in Jerusalem

    ... and Egypt’s Islamist President Mohamed Morsi. “The comments by [policy department chief] Amos Gilad do not reflect the policy of the defence ministry,” Barak said in a statement quoted by public ... broadcast by public radio on Friday, he said there had been no dialogue between Israeli leaders and Morsi since the Egyptian president took office in June and doubted whether there would be. “There ...

  8. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Syrian civil war divides the Damascus-loyalist Druze in Golan

    Posted Apr 02nd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... 20,000 Druze are beginning to question their longstanding devotion to the Syrian regime. In the territory's main town Majdal Shams, most residents, at least publicly, profess the same ... someone refusing to speak to his own brother because of a difference of opinion over Syria," said Noor, 20, an engineering student. "A standard question is who are you with? Many people ...

  9. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Netanyahu, Lieberman join forces for Israel poll

    Posted Oct 26th 2012, 12:46pm by Agence France-Presse in Jerusalem

    ... criticised the “distasteful sideshow.” Opinion polls suggest that Netanyahu and the rightwing and ultra-Orthodox parties allied with him are set for a comfortable victory, given the fragmentation ... insisted it will not rule out a unilateral military strike against Iranian nuclear facilities, sparking public statements from US officials cautioning against any such action. But Israel, ...



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