VTJP Palestine-Israel Newslinks 3 August 2013

3 August 2013 — VTJP

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International Middle East Media Center

Abbas Welcomes Barcelona Soccer Team In Bethlehem
IMEMC – Thousands Of Palestinians Welcome Barca [Saturday Evening August 3, 2013] Palestinian President, Mahmoud Abbas, welcomed at his Presidential Headquarters in the West Bank City of Bethlehem, the players and coach of Barcelona soccer team, who are conducting their first visit to occupied Palestine. …

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ICH 4 August 2013: What Google Knows About You

4 August 2013 — Information Clearing House

In Rare Interview Egypt’s Commanding General Sharply Criticized U.S.

By Lally Weymouth

“You left the Egyptians. You turned your back on the Egyptians, and they won’t forget that,” said an indignant Gen. Abdel Fatah al-Sissi.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article35749.htm

 

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Palestine: The Development of Fortified, Ethnically-exclusive Jewish Enclaves in The West Bank By Suzanne Harris-Brandts

4 August 2013 — arenaofspeculation.org

Amidst a series of dramatic events in recent weeks, the Palestinian strife of living under Israeli occupation for close to half a century has once again entered global media attention. Contributing to the headlines were two new Israeli announcements of Jewish-only settlement construction in the peripheries of East Jerusalem.

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Snowden's Asylum and Double Standards By Peter Hart

2 August 2013 — FAIR Blog

usat-snowdenNSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has been granted temporary asylum by Russia, which has generated coverage focusing on the U.S. outrage at Russia’s decision. “Defiant Russia Grants Snowden Year’s Asylum” is the headline at the New York Times (8/2/13), where readers were told of the “risk of a breach in relations with the United States” and that the Russian move “infuriated American officials.”

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