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, March 29, 2011

Israeli army breaks into Palestinian town and arrests many civilians

IMEMC - The Israeli forces broke into a city in Nablus called Oriyya and arrested many civilian people this morning.

The mayor of Oriyya Qais Awwad reported to maan news agency that tens of jeeps with police dogs broke into the city the previous night and inspected many houses in the city.

He added that after taking the fingerprints of hundreds of people they arrested tens of them.

Oriyya had been exposed to such invasion many times since the murder of the five settlers who were killed this month in "Itmar" settlement which is located in that city.
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