MONDOWEISS: Were those who murdered Mohammed Kheidr ‘Israeli’ or ‘Jewish’? Media outlets differed in their description.
Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu demanded on Sunday that the world community constrain Iran to change its “genocidal policy” toward Israel, in the course of a speech in which he attacked President Obama’s current round of negotiations with Iran over its civilian nuclear enrichment program.
JUAN COLE: It appears that a light foam forms on Binyamin Netanyahu’s lips when he begins speaking about Iran. Not all Israeli politicians are like him
JONATHAN COOK: We’re stumbling towards a conclusion with which the Israeli authorities would be very happy – a stalled process with the potential added extra of a Palestinian walkout
RAMZY BAROUD: It seemed unthinkable a Muslim Brotherhood government could impose worse conditions on Gaza than Mubarak.
MONDOWEISS: No wonder Binyamin Netanyahu was so keen to keep a lid on the story behind Ben Zygler. We still have a way to go with the story though
RICHARD SILVERSTEIN: When in office they’re ramrod straight security hawks but once they leave they suddenly become ‘seers’. But the criticism is unusual in its vehemence
RICHARD SILVERSTEIN: The words were predictably fiery and pugnacious but Meshal’s visit points to a new direction for Palestine.
JAMES M. DORSEY: Four young Palestinian footballers were killed in a bombing during Israel’s assault on Gaza. Enough is enough, say some top footballers.
JONATHAN COOK: CNN was determined to follow the script of ‘equivelance’ when broadcasting an interview with a Gazan and an Israeli. Events took over, though.
RICHARD SILVERSTEIN: Netanyahu’s negotiating position is calculated for one reaction – instant rejection. So what is his gameplan?
RICHARD SILVERSTEIN: Hard on the heels of Qatar’s high profile visit and investment in Gaza comes news that regional super-power Turkey plans a visit.