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.

Monday, June 6, 2011

Palestinian youth dies in Gaza tunnel

Wafa– A Palestinian youth died Monday after a tunnel in Rafah south of Gaza collapsed, according to medical sources.

Sami Ahmad al-Nadi, 22, a resident of Khan Younis, was dead on arrival in Abu Yusif al-Najjar hospital after the tunnel collapsed while he was inside it.

Collapses in tunnels built between the Palestinian-Egyptian border have killed about 170 Palestinians since 2006. Read more