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, July 8, 2011

Israeli forces detain Palestinian from Nablus village

Ma'an- Israeli forces detained a young Palestinian from Nablus district village Salim at dawn on Friday morning.

Witnesses told Ma'an that Israeli soldiers entered the village from the south and searched a number of homes.

Khaldun Hassen Isa, 25, was detained and taken to an unknown location.

An Israeli army spokesperson said one man was arrested in Salim, adding "it is now a criminal matter." Read more