VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel: News and Articles 23 January 2014

23 January 2014 — VTJP


International Middle East Media Center

Extremist Israeli Minister Calls For Building Of Third Temple
IMEMC – Israeli Minister of Housing and Construction, Uri Ariel, of the “Jewish Home” fundamentalist party, a senior member of Israel’s settler-led government, has called for the “rebuilding” of what he calls the “Third Temple”, to replace al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem, Al Ray Palestinian News Agency has reported. …
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Osborne’s Britain: poverty, insecurity and cuts

24 January 2014 — Socialist Resistance

“This year will be harder than last year. On the other hand, it will be easier than next year.” (Photo Andy Worthington)

Alan Thornett debunks the Tory lies about the “recovery”.

Few people, other than the rich and the ruling elites, celebrated when some faltering growth crept back into the economy in the latter part of last year. This was because few could feel any benefit from it in any part of their lives. As the growth was talked up wages and living standards continued to decline along with job security and employment conditions.

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Media Spin Machine in High Gear: Top Three Media Lies About the Syrian Peace Talks By Shamus Cooke

23 January 2014 — Global Research

The media spin machine is again kicking into high gear, perfectly timed to accompany the “Geneva II” Syria peace talks. The lies are necessary to give the Obama administration an upper hand in the peace negotiations, which are not being used to pursue peace, but instead, to accomplish the Obama administration’s longstanding goal of Syrian regime change. Here are the top three Western media lies about the Syrian peace talks. 

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