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Yousef AlHelou for The Real News, describes what it is like inside Gaza with the Rafa border crossing closed by Egypt due to terrorist attacks in the Sinai.
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Comment Count 7 comments on Fri Aug 24, 2012 at 06:36 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
The Israeli media has reported that Israel will attack Iran before November.
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Comment Count 17 comments on Fri Aug 17, 2012 at 06:13 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
Palestinians living in caves south of Hebron are being harassed by the IDF (which claims their land for military uses) despite the fact they have successfully sued in Israeli courts for their right ...
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Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Aug 10, 2012 at 07:02 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
Mitt Romney claimed in his trip to Israel that Palestinians aren't getting ahead because of their culture. Three videos from UNRWA show how one side of the Occupation, the Wall, holds Palestinians ...
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Comment Count 12 comments on Fri Aug 03, 2012 at 07:19 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
In this video, a border policeman headbutts 17 year old Thair Ghanam (1:04 in video) in Hebron before arresting him. The Palestinian youth was taken to a military base where he was released. He ...
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Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Jul 27, 2012 at 07:00 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
Israeli activists rally in the Jordan Valley in the West Bank in a show of support for Palestinians, who have been denied water by the IDF : Background: In recent weeks, with the warming of the ...
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Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Jul 20, 2012 at 07:00 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
Due to the overthrow of Mubarak, the Egyptian government is promising to open the Rafah border crossing into Gaza on a 24 hour basis. Gazans now can visit Egypt during regular business hours, a ...
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Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Jul 13, 2012 at 07:00 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
The big news this week is that Al Jazeera Network has broadcast an investigation that shows that Yasser Arafat apparently was poisoned with polonium, causing his death.
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Comment Count 20 comments on Fri Jul 06, 2012 at 07:00 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
Residents of Susiya & Israeli solidarity activists demonstrate against the demolition of the village.
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Comment Count 3 comments on Fri Jun 29, 2012 at 07:00 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
Israel's social justice movement or J14 is starting again this summer. As this video shows, J14 is having problems handling the Occupation & Israeli Palestinians.
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Comment Count 3 comments on Sat Jun 23, 2012 at 10:10 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
Israel has started to deport African refugees from the country. Here are several videos with differing viewpoints on the issue.
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Comment Count 2 comments on Fri Jun 15, 2012 at 08:02 PM PDT with 10 Recommends
Israeli settlers come to a Palestinian village in the West Bank & start to throw stones. Palestinians come out & throw stones back. The IDF shows up, then the settlers open fire with M-16s & ...
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Comment Count 9 comments on Fri May 25, 2012 at 07:03 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
Palestinian prisoners ended their hunger strike after coming to an agreement with the Israeli authorities.
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Comment Count 6 comments on Fri May 18, 2012 at 09:04 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
The Real News looks at how the Israeli siege of Gaza is hurting Palestinian medical care.
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Comment Count 8 comments on Fri Apr 27, 2012 at 07:55 PM PDT with 16 Recommends
March 30 was Land Day in Israel & Palestine. The following videos show protests at Qalandia, East Jerusalem, & Nabi Saleh.
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Comment Count 10 comments on Fri Apr 06, 2012 at 08:02 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
As part of Land Day , Palestinians living in Issawiya and A-Tur plant olive trees on land the Municipality of Jerusalem has zoned as national parkland.
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Comment Count 4 comments on Fri Mar 30, 2012 at 08:13 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
The Real News covers the hunger strike of Hanaa Shalabi, who is protesting her detention without charge. A doctor from Physicians for Human Rights says after 36 days, she is in immediate danger.
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Comment Count 9 comments on Fri Mar 23, 2012 at 07:36 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
Palestinians feel frustrated as the world pays attention to Israel & Iran rather than to the on going Occupation.
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Comment Count 18 comments on Fri Mar 16, 2012 at 09:26 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
The Real News explains how clearing Bedouins from the Negev desert in Israel is part of a plan to create a belt of Jewish settlements starting in Galilee, going thru the West Bank, & ending in the ...
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Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Mar 02, 2012 at 09:04 PM PST with 17 Recommends
The Real News debates with Robert Naiman of Just Foreign Policy why the US & Israel seem to be on a collision course with Iran.
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Comment Count 11 comments on Sat Feb 18, 2012 at 10:40 AM PST with 13 Recommends