VTJP Palestine/Israel Newslinks 25 August, 2011: Israeli forces surround Jenin Freedom Theatre for second time in a month; abduct three

25 August , 2011 — VTJP

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International Middle East Media Center

Eight Palestinians Killed Thursday; 11 in Two Days
IMEMC – Thursday August 25, 2011 – 23:43, Palestinian medical sources reported on Thursday evening that two residents were killed when the Israeli Air Force fired a missile at their motorcycle, north of Gaza City. The assassination raises the number of Palestinians killed on Thursday to 8, while a total of 11 were killed in two days.

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UPDATE: Life of Independent Journalists in Tripoli. Very Critical Situation

26 August 2011 — Global Research

Independent journalists trapped at the Rixos hotel were evacuated Wednesday under the auspices of the Red Cross. They were taken and housed at the Corinthia hotel. Since their arrival, armed gunmen have entered the premises of the hotel on various pretexts.

The hotel is in rebel territory.

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Gaddafi manhunt: rebels and NATO close in — RT

26 August 2011 — RT

[How ironic that the only relatively reliable news out of Libya should come from a Russian-state funded TV station, RT! WB]

British Tornado jets have fired cruise missiles at Colonel Gaddafi’s command and control bunker in his hometown of Sirte, despite previous claims the coalition would not assist rebels in hunting him down. The colonel’s whereabouts are still unknown.

Earlier Libyan rebels said they had sent Special Forces to hunt down Gaddafi, whose loyalists are still fighting in Tripoli. They also tried to reach Sirte, Gaddafi’s hometown, but met with fierce resistance.

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Gaddafi manhunt: rebels and NATO close in — RT

26 August 2011 — RT

[How ironic that the only relatively reliable news out of Libya should come from a Russian-state funded TV station, RT! WB]

British Tornado jets have fired cruise missiles at Colonel Gaddafi’s command and control bunker in his hometown of Sirte, despite previous claims the coalition would not assist rebels in hunting him down. The colonel’s whereabouts are still unknown.

Earlier Libyan rebels said they had sent Special Forces to hunt down Gaddafi, whose loyalists are still fighting in Tripoli. They also tried to reach Sirte, Gaddafi’s hometown, but met with fierce resistance.

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Video: NATO War Crimes In Libya

22 August 2011

There seems to be some question over the authenticity of the date of this video, with a comment suggesting that it’s actually the 22 August, not the 25th and I just checked with the source and it is the 22nd! I don’t know who changed the date, certainly not me! But it means whatever she says about the situation is meaningless! It’s four days old. Disinfo indeed! It’ll teach me to check the source first!

Sirte – the Apotheosis of “Liberal Intervention” By Craig Murray

26 August 2011 — Craig Murray

There is no cause to doubt that, for whatever reason, the support of the people of Sirte for Gadaffi is genuine. That this means they deserve to be pounded into submission is less obvious to me. The disconnect between the UN mandate to protect civilians while facilitating negotiation, and NATO’s actual actions as the anti-Gadaffi forces’ air force and special forces, is startling.

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Information Clearing House Newsletter 25 August 2011: Chavez: Now The War Begins

25 August 2011 — Information Clearing House

Lies Unmasked As UK Admits Boots On The Ground
Britain’s SAS Leads Hunt For Gaddafi

By Thomas Harding, Gordon Rayner, Damien Mcelroy
The SAS soldiers, who have been dressed in Arab civilian clothes and carrying the same weapons as the rebels, have been ordered to switch their focus to the search for Gaddafi.
http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article28938.htm

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