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 22, 2011

Report: Israel-Gaza border violence in March

Maan News Agency - The following is a day-by-day summary of reports on projectile fire, gunfights, air strikes and artillery fire in the Gaza border area since the beginning of March.

1 March
Armed wings of Hamas and PFLP claim fire at Israeli forces in northern Strip.

Witnesses say Israeli fire injures 22-year-old Gaza man in southern Strip. Israeli military says soldiers did not fire back at factions operating in south, AFP reports force used new "antitank" interception system.

2 March
Witnesses say Israeli force enters southern Gaza under gunfire. No injuries reported. Israeli military denies fire.

PFLP fighters say fired on an Israeli military patrol in the northern Gaza Strip....
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