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‘Look at the world through their eyes’ — Obama should take his own advice ~ by Prof. Em. Richard Falk

by Richard Falk | Mondoweiss | March 28, 2013 Obama after his speech to people of Israel, 3/21, White House photo by Pete Souza It was master-crafted as an ingratiating speech by the world’s most important leader talking on behalf of the government that has most unreservedly championed Israel’s cause over the decades. Enthusiastically received […]

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What Obama missed: Protests of settler highway that will cut J’lem neighborhood in two

“Settling” constitutes a warcime according to international law and ICC statute. Even under US’ own military legislations’ Law resources below this article By Alex Kane | Mondoweiss | March 23, 2013 Graffiti decrying the mayor of Jerusalem Nir Barakat on the road leading to a protest in Beit Safafa. (Photo: Alex Kane/Mondoweiss) Both President Barack […]

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Obama: The Jewish organ grinder’s monkey ~ by Khalid Amayreh

Al Qassam Website | 23-03-2013,08:00 By Khalid Amayreh – It should be amply clear by now that President Obama’s visit to Occupied Palestine has been a great disappointment, especially for those who had counted on him to revive the moribund peace process between Israel and the Palestinian Authority (PA).Indeed, during his 3-day visit, the lion’s […]

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The Bethlehem Obama Didn’t See

The Daily Beast | Anna Lekas Miller | March 22, 2013   If President Barack Obama had landed in Bethlehem by helicopter as planned, he would have landed just outside of Dheisheh Camp—a refugee camp in the south of Bethlehem. However, as fate would have it, a sandstorm struck Jerusalem on Friday, causing Obama to […]

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Lawsuit Filed Against Obama Over Journalist Mazen Dana’s Murder in Iraq

Kawther Salam | March 23, 2013 On behalf of the wife of the Palestinian journalist Mazen Dana, a Reuter’s cameraman who was murdered by the US troops at Iraq, Palestinian lawyers for human rights have taken legal action against the US President Barak Obama upon his arrival in Israel as part of his Middle East […]

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Hamas denies firing rockets into Israel during Barack Obama’s visit

Note occpal:  Full list of documented Israeli violations since cease-fire MEMO | March 22, 2013 A minister in the Hamas-led government in Gaza has denied that the movement fired rockets into Israel during Barack Obama’s visit. Minister of Religious Endowments Ismail Radwan accused Israel of fabricating the story to provide an excuse for an escalation […]

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Protesters rally against Obama visit outside Bethlehem refugee camp

Maan News Agency | March 22, 2013 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Dozens of Palestinians demonstrated outside Bethlehem’s Duheisha refugee camp on Friday against US President Obama’s visit to the city. Protesters chanted slogans against US foreign policy and President Obama, raising pictures of late Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez and Abu Ali Mustafa, who was the Secretary […]

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The @BBC: Impartial Reporting or Pro-Israel Bias?

By Lesley Docksey | Global Research |  March 22, 2013 The British Broadcasting Corporation has often been accused of anti-Semitism, usually by representatives of the Israeli government, the Israeli Ambassador to the UK or the Chief Rabbi. Any passing mention of the plight of the Palestinians on the news used to result in either Ambassador […]

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Shoes On Display to protest Obama Visit

Kawther Salam | March 22, 2013 In Bethlehem, the American flags raised by the Palestinian Authority to greet President Obama were torn down by Palestinian youths in the early hours at the morning of Friday March 22 2013. Instead, the youths replaced the flags with old shows (a sign of disrespect) all along the route […]

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Middle East Wars and the Unbreakable US-Israeli Ties ~ by @StephenLendman

By Stephen Lendman | Global Research | March 22, 2013 Longstanding US/Israeli ties remain firm. Obama’s visit reinforces them. It does more. It assures continued support. It endorses hardline extremism. It affirms occupation harshness. It lets Israel do what it pleases. America’s special relationship does more harm than good. It’s wrongheaded. Israel is more strategic […]

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Bardawil: Obama has turned his back to all Arabs

[ PIC 22/03/2013 – 06:15 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Hamas leader Dr. Salah Bardawil called on Palestinian political leaders in the Authority and the factions to review the Palestinian political program to face the repercussions of the remarks made by Obama on Thursday during his visit to Jerusalem and West Bank. Bardawil described in a […]

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Hamas organized a march in northern Gaza in rejection to Obama’s visit

[ PIC 22/03/2013 – 05:18 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Thousands of citizens in the northern Gaza Strip participated in the mass rally called for by Hamas in Jabalya refugee camp on Thursday evening in rejection of Obama’s visit to Jerusalem and the occupied Palestine. The march started from the Khulafa Rachidin Mosque in Jabalya refugee […]

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Forcible curfew in Ramallah during Obama’s visit

[ PIC 22/03/2013 – 04:20 PM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– Ramallah and Al-Bireh city have witnessed a state of tension during Obama’s visit to the PA headquarters Thursday afternoon, where PA security services imposed a complete ban on individuals and vehicles’ movement in large parts of the city. The PA ministries and more than 30 schools […]

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Full Transcript: Obama, Abbas remarks in Ramallah

Maan News Agency | March 21, 2013 The following is a White House transcript of remarks by President Mahmoud Abbas and President Barack Obama at a news conference at the presidential compound in Ramallah. PRESIDENT ABBAS: In the name of God, the Merciful, the Compassionate. Mr. President Barack Obama, I wish to warmly welcome you […]

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QUICK FACTS: Palestinian Christians, Bethlehem & East Jerusalem

IMEU, Mar 21, 2013 Palestinian Christians Today, there are roughly 200,000 Palestinian Christians in the Holy Land, descendants of some of the oldest Christian communities in the world. The majority of Palestinian Christians are Greek Orthodox, with smaller numbers of Roman Catholics, Armenian Orthodox, Copts, Episcopalians, Ethiopian Orthodox, Greek Catholics, Lutherans, Maronites, Syrian Orthodox, and […]

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