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, June 7, 2011

3 Palestinians arrested in Majdal Shams, Israeli army enforces closure of the Golan

PNN- At dawn on Tuesday, the Israeli police arrested three young men from the town of Majdal Shams in the occupied Golan Heights after clashes erupted between local youth and Israeli soldiers.

Young men and women from Majdal Shams organized a protest that started late on Monday evening. The youngsters were protesting the Israeli military attack on Naksa Day protesters on Sunday across the border from Majdal Shams, which left 23 dead, according to Syrian TV. Read more