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.

Friday, June 10, 2011

Palestinian Prime Minister inaugurates 1st ophthalmology conference

Ma'an- Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Salam Fayyad on Thursday inaugurated Palestine's first ever ophthalmology conference in Ramallah.

Fayyad spoke at the opening ceremony of the conference at the cultural palace and welcomed participants from Palestine and abroad.

He said the event provided ophthalmologists in Palestine with an opportunity to stay up-to-date with the latest developments in the field. Read more