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CNN’s Christiane Amanpour grilled bosses over network’s ‘double standards’ on Israel coverage: Report

Veteran CNN journalist Christian Amanpour reportedly confronted her new boss Mark Thompson and other executives over what she says are “double standards” when it came to the network’s Israel-Hamas coverage. On Friday, The Intercept reported on an internal meeting at CNN’s London bureau last month that got tense while discussing the network’s protocols for covering the ongoing war and the alleged “hostile climate for Arab…

Dozens of Palestinians killed during Gaza humanitarian aid delivery, reports say

At least 70 people were killed and 280 were wounded as Palestinians rushed toward trucks loaded with humanitarian aid and encountered fire in Gaza City early Thursday, according to local media reports.  The exact circumstances surrounding the deaths remain unclear; while several reports suggested Israeli troops fired on the crowd as they descended upon the trucks, the Israeli military suggested that most who died were…

Presidential candidates, activists praise ‘sacrifice’ of US airman who burned himself alive to protest Israel

Left-wing presidential candidates and activists are praising the U.S. airman who committed suicide over the weekend by burning himself alive outside the Israeli embassy in Washington, D.C. Fire officials and police responded to the scene around 1:00 p.m. on Sunday, just moments after 25-year-old Aaron Bushnell, who was serving on active duty in the Air Force, livestreamed himself approaching the gate of the embassy, dousing…

Palestinian prime minister submits government’s resignation to President Abbas

Palestinian Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh announced Monday that he submitted his government’s resignation to President Mahmoud Abbas. “I submitted the government’s resignation to President Mahmoud Abbas on February 20, 2024, and today I submit it in writing,” Shtayyeh said at a news conference via the Palestinian News & Info Agency. Abbas must still decide whether to accept Shtayyeh and his government’s resignation, but the move…

MSNBC warns Biden ‘has a problem’ in MI as his 2020 voters turn on him: Not ‘stupid enough to elect...

MSNBC is sounding the alarm that President Biden “has a problem” in Michigan as a group of voters who backed him in 2020 are turning on him ahead of November.  On Friday, MSNBC correspondent Yasmin Vossoughian previewed a conversation she had with Michigan Democrats who are overwhelmingly dissatisfied with Biden, specifically over his handling of the ongoing Israel-Hamas war.  “Biden has a problem, Alex, in…

Israeli deepfake detection start-up fighting disinformation during Gaza war

deep An Israeli AI cybersecurity start-up, Clarity, has developed software to detect and protect against deepfakes and recently raised its first $16 million in seed money. Co-founder Michael Matias, who was an Israel Defense Forces (IDF) officer and leader in the 8200 Intelligence Unit, told Fox News Digital he was focused on democracy and how AI and cybersecurity will reshape the way we treat our…

Biden accused of ‘betrayal of Israel,’ catering to far-left voters following meeting with King of Jordan

President Biden was accused by critics of betraying Israel on Monday following a meeting with Jordan’s King Abdullah II, who called for an end to the Israel-Hamas war.  Biden met with the king at the White House in the first visit by an Arab leader to the U.S. since Hamas’ brutal Oct. 7 terror attack against Israel, which sparked a full-scale war in the Gaza…

Australia to ban doxxing after pro-Palestinian activists publish personal info of hundreds of Jewish people

The Australian government said Tuesday it will prohibit doxxing, the malicious and non-consensual release online of an individual’s personal or identifying information, after pro-Palestinian activists published personal details of hundreds of Jewish people in the country. Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus, who is Jewish, said the proposed laws would involve issuing take-down notices to social media platforms and imposing fines. The government’s proposal comes in response to…

Israeli forces rescue two hostages during operation in Rafah, officials say

Israeli forces successfully rescued two Israeli hostages held in the Gaza city of Rafah, officials announced early Monday. In a joint operation conducted overnight by the Israeli Defense Forces, Israeli Securities Authority and Israeli police rescued Fernando Merman, 60, and Louis Har, 70, and evacuated them in a helicopter to the Sheba Tel Hashomer hospital inside Israel. Both are said to be in good medical…

Israeli military finds ‘significant’ amount of Hamas weapons and assets, including inside UNRWA headquarters

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) says that it recently launched raids on Hamas facilities and found a “significant” amount of assets and weapons, including inside a United Nations-affiliated building. In a joint statement made with the Israel Security Agency (ISA), the Israeli military announced Saturday that the raids were conducted in northern Gaza over the past two weeks. “The forces operated in the areas of…

Saudi Arabia warns Israel of ‘very serious repercussions’ if ground invasion of Rafah proceeds

Saudi Arabia has warned Israel that a planned invasion of the city of Rafah may cause an imminent humanitarian disaster. The oil-rich nation’s foreign ministry released a statement on Saturday calling for an immediate ceasefire to the conflict as Israel is poised to launch a ground invasion of Rafah, which borders Egypt at the southern end of the Gaza Strip. More than half of Gaza’s…

Biden, White House blame Israel war for forgetting basic facts during special counsel interviews

President Biden said Thursday that he struggled to remember certain key dates during his interviews with Special Counsel Robert Hur as a result of the ongoing Israel-Hamas war. Biden told reporters that he was “handling an international crisis” at the time of his interviews with federal investigators shortly after Hur released his 345-page report Thursday detailing the findings in his investigation into the president’s handling…

Saudi Arabia pushes for US defense pact as 2024 presidential election looms

Saudi Arabia may be willing to accept a non-binding commitment from Israel to create a Palestinian state in its push to get a defense pact with the United States ahead of the 2024 presidential election.  Saudi Arabia had been heading toward normalizing relations with Israel and recognizing the country for the first time thanks to U.S.-led diplomacy. But those efforts were shelved in October after…

Harvard to host Palestinian prof who blamed Israel for Oct. 7, called attacks ‘normal human struggle’

Harvard University has invited a controversial Palestinian professor to speak who justified the October 7 Hamas terror attack on Israel as a “normal human struggle for freedom.”  Dr. Dalal Saeb Iriqat, a columnist and associated professor at Arab American University Palestine, is scheduled to speak at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs on March 7 for a seminar series called…

Qatari foreign affairs minister discusses goal of finding peaceful solution to rising tension in Middle East

Fox News anchor Bret Baier sat down with Qatari Minister of Foreign Affairs Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Jassim Al Thani for an interview that aired on Tuesday night, regarding the escalating tensions in the Middle East and Qatar’s role in de-escalation efforts. Throughout the interview, Al Thani refused to blame Iran for funding foreign terrorist groups like Hamas and the Houthis, remaining firm that Qatar…

Israeli foreign ministry calls for UNRWA commissioner to resign amid allegations its workers assisted Hamas

The Israeli foreign ministry has called for the resignation of Philippe Lazzarini, the commissioner in charge of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA), amid allegations that a dozen of its employees joined the Hamas terror group during its brutal attack in Israel on Oct. 7. In a post on X Monday, Israeli Foreign Minister Israel Katz urged Lazzarini to resign…

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