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Jonathan Cook: How Israel is turning Gaza into a super-max prison

The National – 27 October 2014 It is astonishing that the reconstruction of Gaza, bombed into the Stone Age according to the explicit goals of an Israeli military doctrine known as “Dahiya”, has tentatively only just begun two months after the end of the fighting. According to the United Nations, 100,000 homes have been destroyed […]

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Isis attack on Idlib: Assad’s army leaders ‘slaughtered’ as jihadists nearly take Syrian provincial capital

Independent Monday 27 October 2014 Syria almost lost its second city to the jihadists of Isis and Jabhat al-Nusra last night when hundreds of fighters stormed into the provincial capital, Idlib, captured the newly installed governor’s office and began beheading Syrian army officers. By the time government troops recaptured the building, at least 70 soldiers […]

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Nobel Peace Prize laureates call on Obama to release CIA torture report

RT October 27, 2014 18:00 Twelve winners of the Nobel Peace Prize have urged fellow laureate, US President Barack Obama, to release a Senate report on the Central Intelligence Agency’s post-9/11 Rendition, Detention, and Interrogation Program, also known as the torture report. The laureates revealed late Sunday an open letter that called for “full disclosure […]

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Jerusalem mayor’s visit to Temple Mount draws ire of Jordanians

The Jerusalem Post 10.28.2014 Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat’s visit to the Temple Mount Tuesday morning sparked the outrage of the Jordanian Wakf Muslim religious trust, although police said rioting slightly decreased in the capital’s flashpoint Arab neighborhoods. Following Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s emergency directive to add 1,000 extra Border Police officers to quell ongoing rioting, […]

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Chris Hedges: The Myth of the Free Press

TruthDig Monday, October 27, 2014 There is more truth about American journalism in the film “Kill the Messenger,” which chronicles the mainstream media’s discrediting of the work of the investigative journalist Gary Webb, than there is in the movie “All the President’s Men,” which celebrates the exploits of the reporters who uncovered the Watergate scandal. […]

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Glenn Greenwald: Killing Of American Kids Based On Identity Of The Killers

October 27, 2014 “ICH” – “The Intercept” Last Wednesday in Jerusalem, a three-month-old American baby was killed, and eight other people injured, when a car plowed into a crowded sidewalk; the driver, a 20-year-old Palestinian named Abed a-Rahman a-Shaludi, was killed by police when he tried to flee the scene. The family of the driver […]

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