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Archive for November, 2007

American students seek true view of Middle East

Posted by shuraka on November 21, 2007

By Will Rasmussen

CAIRO (Reuters) – Professors at the American University in Cairo call them “September 11 kids.” In the heart of Egypt’s capital the university with its arabesque buildings and gardens of palm trees is a new hot spot for Americans studying abroad. Read the rest of this entry »

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Whose war is it, anyway?

Posted by shuraka on November 21, 2007

BY AIJAZ ZAKA SYED, Khaleej Times

THE other day I was watching this movie, The Sum of All Fears. The movie is based on a Tom Clancy novel by the same name. Clancy has long been a darling of Hollywood dream merchants. And if you’ve read any of his breathlessly racy thrillers, you would know why. Read the rest of this entry »

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A matter of opinion

Posted by shuraka on November 21, 2007

BY RAMZY BAROUD

WHAT do an organic farmer from Spain, a union worker activist from Brazil and a human rights scholar living in London have in common? They are all individuals who affect substantive change in their communities and they are also individuals who are overlooked by the corporate media. Read the rest of this entry »

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War of words

Posted by shuraka on November 20, 2007

By: Saleh Al-Naami 

Yuval Steinitz, Likud representative and former head of the Knesset’s Security and Foreign Relations Committee, won the admiration of colleagues from both the right and centre when the US Senate adopted his proposal to freeze $200 million of American aid to Egypt because, so Steinitz claims, Egypt does nothing to halt the smuggling of weapons to the Gaza Strip. Read the rest of this entry »

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Walls of Shame: West Bank

Posted by shuraka on November 19, 2007

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Amnesty International-Wall of injustice

Posted by shuraka on November 10, 2007

The Amnesty International has handed a letter with some 130,000 signatures to the Israeli embassy in Madrid demanding the Jewish state halt construction of its West Bank separation barrier.

“On November 9, 1989, there was the fall of the Berlin wall, known as the “wall of shame”,” Amnesty International said in a statement. “Eighteen years later, another wall, the wall of “injustice”, follows. This one is Israeli and divides the Occupied Territories, isolating towns and villages.” Read the rest of this entry »

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Truth Matters

Posted by shuraka on November 8, 2007

By: Charles Sullivan

“Journalists who have a vested interest in maintaining the status quo or advancing their careers do not operate in the public interest. Their purpose is not to inform but to deceive.” Read the rest of this entry »

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