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

Israeli police arrests 11 Palestinian teenagers in Silwan

Wafa– Israeli police Wednesday arrested 11 Palestinian teenagers, 14-17, in Silwan, a town East of Jerusalem, under the pretext of 'stoning Beit Yonatan settlement' in the town.

The Israeli police claimed that the Palestinian youth threw fireworks and Molotov bottles at the outpost.

Forces from the Israeli police minority unit raided the teenagers’ houses and arrested them. An Israeli police spokesman said that indictments will be filed against them within days. Read more