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Village council: Israeli soldiers destroy trees in Al-Walaja

Maan News Agency | Sept 6, 2011 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Israeli soldiers uprooted a number of trees on Monday in the village of Al-Walaja, north of Bethlehem, the official Palestinian Authority news agency WAFA reported. Saleh Khalifa, head of the village council, said that soldiers entered the village Monday morning and cut down olive trees […]

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Why Google Earth Can’t Show You Israel

Hector Milla/Flickr — By Hamed Aleaziz |  Mother Jones Fri Jun. 10, 2011 10:16 AM PDT Since Google launched its Google Earth feature in 2005, the company has become a worldwide leader in providing high-resolution satellite imagery. In 2010, Google Earth allowed the world to see the extent of the destruction in post-earthquake Haiti. This […]

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