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.

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Israel approves building museum on site of Muslim cemetery in Jerusalem

Wafa– The Planning and Construction Committee of the Israeli Municipality of Jerusalem approved Wednesday the building of the Museum of Tolerance on the site of a historic Muslim cemetery in occupied Jerusalem.

The municipality announced that it moved the remains of hundreds of bodies from the cemetery to undisclosed locations during six years of continuous excavation and dredging on the land of the cemetery.

The new plan includes the building of a museum, square, stadium, show rooms and other facilities which will wipe out all features of the cemetery, an important landmark of the Arab identity of the area and city. Read more