· January, 2011

Stories about Israel from January, 2011

Israel: Bloggers Eye Gaza as Egypt Unrest Spreads through Sinai

  27 January 2011

This is a summary of Israeli perspectives, blog posts, and media shared online over the last two days, in reaction to the unrest in Egypt. Referenced by Israeli sources as the 'Egypt Intifada', bloggers are looking closely at the spread of the violence into Sinai and the possibility of igniting violence in the Gaza Strip or the West Bank.

Arab World: Palestinian “Abed Raboo goes for the Qatari Jugular”

  25 January 2011

The Palestinian Papers, a leak which contains more than 1,600 internal documents on a decade of peace talks with Israel, created a furore online, after being released by Qatar-based Al Jazeera. The controversy continues as Palestinians deny the leak's content and context and wage a full scale attack on Qatar.

Israel: Trouble in the Arab World

  23 January 2011

From Israel, YMedad takes note of trouble brewing across the Arab world and exclaims: “But this isn't my fault. The Arabs’ responsibility is all their own. And they've “earned” it.”

Israel/Palestine: Reacting to the Palestine Papers

  23 January 2011

Today, Al Jazeera English released the first of more than 1,600 internal documents from a decade of the Israel-Palestine Peace Process, dubbed the “Palestine Papers.” The papers released today make public a number of secret negotiations between Chief PLO Negotiator Saeb Erekat and the Israelis, including what Al Jazeera called...

Middle East: A Closer Look at Tunisia's Uprising

  19 January 2011

As Tunisians continue to grapple with the fast paced events of the few previous days which saw the fall of Zine El Abidine Ben Ali and his escape, Arab bloggers continue to share their thoughts and reflections on the Tunisian uprising and what it spells for the rest of the region.