VTJP Palestine-Israel Newslinks 20 October 2013: Israel heightens campaign to demolish Al-Aqsa Mosque and build alleged Temple

20 October 2013 — VTJP

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Israel Refuses Entry Of 120 Trucks Into Gaza
IMEMC – Sunday October 20, 2013, the Israeli Authorities refused to allow 120 trucks, loaded with construction material, into the Gaza Strip as they tried to cross through the Karem Abu Salem (Kerem Shalom) terminal between Gaza and Israel. … 

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VTJP Palestine-Israel Newslinks 11 October 2013

11 October 2013 — VTJP

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Israeli Reserve Colonel Killed In Jordan Valley Settlement
IMEMC – [Thursday at night October 10 2013] Israeli daily, Haaretz, has reported that an Israeli reserve officer settler was killed outside his home in the Brosh Habika illegal Israeli settlement in the occupied Jordan Valley. …

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Black Agenda Report 22 May 2013: Can Black Politics Be Revived? The Obama "Dog Whistle" & More

22 May 2013 — Black Agenda Report

This week in Black Agenda Report

Can Black Politics Be Revived?

by BAR executive editor Glen Ford

Obama’s presidency has been disastrous for African Americans, who have been economically crushed and disconnected from their historical roots in social struggle.Political fantasists now urge us to put our faith in demographics, claiming that change will inevitably flow from the darkening of America’s population. But, that’s a trap which leads to a descent into South Africa-like conditions. Continue reading

VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel News and Articles 1 May 2013: Israel PM says territory not root cause of Mideast conflict

1 May 2013  — VTJP

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Lebanon Arrests Israeli Man Who Crossed Border
IMEMC – The Al-Manar TV, run by the Lebanon-based Hezbollah Party, reported Wednesday that the Lebanese army arrested an Israeli man who illegally crossed into the country. …

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VTJP Occupied Palestine and Israel News and Articles 6 February 2013

6 February 2013 — VTJP

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Palestinian Shepherd Injured After Being Attacked By Settlers Near Nablus
IMEMC – Palestinian medical sources reported that a Palestinian shepherd was attacked, on Wednesday afternoon, by a group of extremist Israeli settlers west of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. …

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VTJP Palestine/Israel News & Articles 29 November 2012: Israel bombed the stadium where disabled athletes train

29 November 2012 — VTJP

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US Senate Threatens Sanctions Against P.A.
IMEMC – Israeli daily, Haaretz, reported that the United States Senate threatened to block all funding to the Palestinian Authority (P.A.) in the West Bank should the Palestinians decide to sue Israel for war crimes at the International Court. …

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VTJP Palestine/Israel News & Articles 21 November 2012: Zionist drones and warplanes pollute Gaza’s skies immediately after 9 pm “cease-fire”

21 November 2012 — VTJP

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Ceasefire Takes Effect; Egypt Takes Responsibility Of Maintaining It
IMEMC – Egyptian Foreign Minister, Mohammad Kamel, stated in a press conference with U.S. Secretary of State, Hilary Clinton, in Cairo, that the ceasefire between Israel and the resistance in Gaza started on 9 at night Wednesday. Clinton thanked Egypt’s President Mohammad Morsi for his role. …

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VTJP Palestine/Israel News & Articles 19 November 2012: VIDEO – U.N. Special Rapporteur Calls for Global Protection of Gaza Civilians from U.S.-Backed Israeli Assault

19 November 2012 — VTJP

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Another family killed by Israeli airstrike Monday evening
IMEMC – After airstrikes both Saturday and Sunday that killed whole families including parents, grandparents and small children, another airstrike on a home in northern Gaza Monday evening killed a mother, father and their two children. …

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VTJP Palestine/Israel News & Articles 25 October 2012: Israel: UN bid risks ‘far-reaching consequences’

25 October 2012 — VTJP

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Dr. Erekat: “Israel Responsible For Gaza Escalation”
IMEMC – Chief Palestinian Negotiator, head of the Negotiations Department at the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO), Dr. Saeb Erekat, stated that Israel is responsible for the latest escalation against the Gaza Strip due to its ongoing illegal measures. … 

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VTJP News & Articles 19 October 2012: Protests and strikes as Israel raids Bedouin villages, threatens to destroy homes

19 October 2012 — VTJP

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As Ship Approaches Gaza Shore, Israel To Attack Estelle Ship
IMEMC – The Canadian Boat To Gaza reported that they received a message from the Finnish Foreign Department informing that Israel informed them that its soldiers will board Estelle solidarity ship currently around 120 Nautical Miles away from the Gaza shore. …

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Black Agenda Report July 4 2012: GOP Healthcare In Effect / GA Prison Strike / Frisco Stop-and-Frisk

4 July 2012Black Agenda Report – News, commentary and analysis from the black left

Obama Bound for Mount Rushmore?

by BAR executive editor Glen Ford

President Obama‘s healthcare plan, now vetted by the U.S. Supreme Court, is the spawn of Republican reactionaries, “based on the principle that people should pay for their own bodily maintenance.” It bears no resemblance to world-class healthcare systems, “expanding the healthcare compact only for those who are destitute, while turning everyone else into profit-centers for corporations.” Obama has locked in the past, and put up a roadblock to the future – just as the right-wingers that invented the “individual mandate” intended.

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