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Standing Up for Helen Thomas

Long-time White House correspondent Helen Thomas was right to apologize for a stupid remark she made about Israeli Jews leaving Palestine, but another ugly part of this incident was how her “mainstream” colleagues quickly turned on this 89-year-old icon.

7 Questions for Defenders of Israel’s Inhumane Siege of Gaza

The Gaza blockade has nothing to do with Israel "defending itself." Apologists for the brutal siege of Gaza base their defense largely on a single, spectacularly dishonest argument: that Israel is only trying to keep arms out of Gaza -- arms that Hamas might use against Israeli civilians.

Turkey honors slain activists, including U.S. teen

By Selcan Hacaoglu and David Rising ISTANBUL – Mourners in Istanbul hoisted coffins Thursday to cheers of "God is great!" as they honored activists slain...

The urgency of this moment

An American college student gets her eye shot out by the Israeli Army in the West Bank. Israel kills nine, including one American in the...

U.S. Citizen Is Among Those Murdered at Sea in Israeli Massacre

By SABRINA TAVERNISE and MICHAEL SLACKMAN in the NYT ISTANBUL — One of the nine people killed in an Israeli commando raid on a flotilla...

Israel Deliberately Murdered Civilians Aboard Freedom Flotilla

The assault on the Freedom Flotilla was not a mistake or a "completely mishandled" situation (NYT). Nor was it "folly" or "bad mistakes." (Ameircan...

Video: Israelis Cheer the Massacre at Turkish Embassy in Tel Aviv

Update: Israel deports human rights activists, Batch of Freedom Flotilla passengers reach Jordan as Israel drops plan to prosecute activists. This comes via Steve Clemons...

Updated-Israel Sails Into Insanity

Update: Coverage of Israeli state terrorism: - Gaza Inquiry Pushed - Gaza Flotilla Attack: Guns and Blood - Gaza aid flotilla: Israeli sabotage suspected - Irish aid boat,...

Financial Times Says Massacre Damages Israel’s Legitimacy; White House: U.N. Position...

Update: Israel deports human rights activists, Batch of Freedom Flotilla passengers reach Jordan as Israel drops plan to prosecute activists. --- A political meme—a set of...

The American People are Under Occupation

Are you ready to takeover and throw everyone out of power who sells out to foreign inteests and tell anyone else we put in that if they sell us out again, they will be dragged from the halls of power and hung by their feet in public shamed forever as a traitor to the people of the United States of America?

World Condemns Israel’s Massacre; U.S. Reaction Muted; Activists Send New Ship...

News is activists are sending a new ship to challenge the Gaza blockade by Israel as the U.N. Security Council calls for a probe amid global...

Gaza Freedom flotilla carried world-renowned names and veteran activists

- Gaza Freedom flotilla carried world-renowned names and veteran activists - Inclusion of human beings on relief missions is  not necessarily a deterrent to state murder....

Glenn Greenwald on “Heinous and Repugnant Crime” of Israel

As we remember the fallen today, one thing is clear: Our troops and Marines did not die for the vicious, hateful state of Israel. President...

Updated – Israel Kills Nine Human Rights Activists on Route to...

- Massacre at Sea -  ABC News Report: White House 'Working to Understand' Israeli Attack; scheduled meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu cancelled. For...

Gordon Duff: Assassination In Dubai, Israeli’s Warning To The World

"WE CAN KILL ANYONE, ANYWHERE FOR ANY REASON...ARE YOU LISTENING PRESIDENT OBAMA" By Gordon Duff STAFF WRITER/Senior Editor When Israel sent 27 Mossad agents to a...

Gaza: Treading on Shards

The people of Gaza have suffered enormously since the blockade imposed by Israel and Egypt following Hamas's coup, and particularly following Operation Cast Lead.... The unabated suffering of Gazan civilians highlights the urgency of reaching a resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and we ask you to press for immediate relief for the citizens of Gaza as an urgent component of your broader Middle East peace efforts.... Despite ad hoc easing of the blockade, there has been no significant improvement in the quantity and scope of goods allowed into Gaza.... The crisis has devastated livelihoods, entrenched a poverty rate of over 70%, increased dependence on erratic international aid, allowed the deterioration of public infrastructure, and led to the marked decline of the accessibility of essential services.

Arrest head of Mossad, Dubai police chief says

An international arrest warrant for the head of Mossad should be issued following the assassination of a Hamas militant in Dubai, the emirate's police...