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A few things you should know about Israel

THE LEVANT – By Alastar Sloan – Throughout Israel’s Operation Protective Edge in Gaza, which began on July 8, it has become increasingly clear that the U.S. media is biased against Palestinians, using selective coverage, skewed opinion, and false balance to offer implicit support to Israel’s stance. The Daily Show host Jon Stewart recently skewered the media …

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Gaza is an open air prison – Medecins Sans Frontieres

THE LEVANT EXCLUSIVE – By Catherine Shakdam – In what has been called an unprecedented criticism of Israel by Medecins Sans Frontieres, the French-based humanitarian agency, Jonathan Whittall, head of humanitarian analysis at MSF likened Gaza to an “open-air prison” where staff has been called on “to patch up prisoners …

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“Rachel Weeping for Her Children”

By Dr. Geoffrey Cook – THE LEVANT EXCLUSIVE – In this my third opinion piece in a row, I take my title from my own transl ation into English of the (poetic) Twelfth Hymn of the Latin Church Father, Aurelius Prudentius’ (Fourth Century [C.E.]), Liber Catemerinon.  I choose to do …

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