· August, 2007

Stories about Israel from August, 2007

Jordan: Prohibited Items

  29 August 2007

Charles Levinson, who lives in Jerusalem, compiles a list of all the items banned on flights from Jordan's Queen Alia's Airport.

Israel: UN Not Welcome

  24 August 2007

“The United Nations is doing its best to endanger Israel by sending a team to change the border with Lebanon,” writes Batya, from Israel.

Israel: Lebanon Postcript

  24 August 2007

Lisa Goldman publishes an email she received from a reader about her trip to Lebanon, on the anniversary of the Second Lebanon War with Israel, here.

Sudanese Refugees in Israel

  24 August 2007

The Cutter, who is based in Italy, discusses the situation of Sudanese refugees in Israel – from another perspective – in this post.

Syria: Journalists Arrested in Occupied Golan

  23 August 2007

“Two Syrian journalists have been arrested by Israeli Occupation Forces. Ata Farahat and Yousef Shams – correspondents for Al Watan – have been detained on unknown charges. They are Syrians, working on Syrian territory,” Sasa reports.

Israel: Apartment Change

  22 August 2007

From Israel, blogger Yaeli updates us on the problems she is encountering changing apartments and how she has to fit that into a busy schedule, which includes rescuing cats.

Israel: Biased Media

  22 August 2007

From Israel, Aussie Dave writes about he terms as another example of bias in mainstream media in this post.

Hezbollah video game lets players take on Israel

  19 August 2007

Hezbollah has come out with a video game (Fr) about the Lebanese resistance called “Special Force 2: Tale of the Truthful Pledge,” Tunisien Doctor announces. Players go head to head with enemy Merkava tanks and fight in battles based on Israel's July 2006 invasion of Lebanon. Can be played in...

Israel: Coverage Praised

  17 August 2007

Liza from Israelity commends journalist and blogger Lisa Goldman for her coverage, marking the first anniversary of the Second Lebanon War.

Israel: Strange Democracy

  17 August 2007

Batya from Israel reports that Olmert enjoys five per cent support. “Strange kind of democracy we have here in Israel,” notes the blogger.

Egypt: Blood Money for Israel

  17 August 2007

Issandr El Amrani, from Egypt, describes US aid to Israel as ‘blood money’. He also asks: “Egyptians, you can ask yourself why your government has not told you that the Camp David agreement was amended.”