Studies show that US coverage is Israeli-centric. The main bureaus for CNN, Associated Press, Time, etc. are located in Israel and often staffed by Israelis. The son of the NY Times bureau chief is in the Israeli army;"pundit" Jeffrey Goldberg served in the IDF; Wolf Blitzer worked for AIPAC. Because the U.S. gives Israel over $8 million/day - more than to any other nation - we feel it is essential that we be fully informed on this region. Below are news reports to augment mainstream coverage.

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Israel Drops Bombs on Gaza, Five Palestinians Wounded

IMEMC - The Israeli army bombed Gaza late on Wednesday at night two areas in Gaza City and an area in the northern part of the Gaza Strip causing excessive damage and wounding five Palestinians.

Local sources reported that an Israeli F-16 fighter-jet fired a missile into an open area near the Cars Market in Al Zeitoun neighborhood, east of Gaza City.

The missiles caused damage to property in the area while medical sources reported no injuries.

Later on, the Israeli Air Force bombarded a blacksmith workshop in Jabal Al Rayyes area in northern Gaza; damage to the workshop and several surrounding homes was reported.

Adham Abu Salmiyya, spokesperson of the higher committee of medical services in northern Gaza, reported that five Palestinians, including two women, were mildly injured in the shelling and were moved to a local hospital.

On Tuesday morning, Israeli soldiers invaded a number of areas in northern Gaza and exchanged fire with resistance fighters...
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