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This Week in Palestine Week Sept. 20-26

September 26, 2014 | No Comments »

This week, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas demanded that serious change should takes place on the ground before peace talks could resume, in the meantime Israeli troops killed two men in the West Bank.




This Week in Palestine Sep. 6-12

September 14, 2014 | No Comments »

The international Human rights watch this week accused Israel of committing war crimes during the war on Gaza last month, in the meantime Israeli troops killed two Palestinians this week. Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for September 6th, to the 12th, 2014.




Code Pink’s Medea Benjamin on Obama Plan to Bomb Syria & Expand Iraq Attacks

September 12, 2014 | 2 comments

The Pentagon has announced it will soon start flying bombing missions out of the Kurdish region of northern Iraq as part of an expanded U.S.-led military campaign against militants from the Islamic State. But it remains unclear when the U.S. will begin launching airstrikes in Syria.




Former World Leaders Call for End to Failed War on Drugs

September 10, 2014 | No Comments »

We look at the growing movement for drug decriminalization that is moving ahead in the United States and being amplified by former heads of state from around the globe.




This Week in Palestine Aug. 30 – Sept. 5

September 6, 2014 | 4 comments

Welcome to this Week in Palestine, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for August 30th to September 5th, 2014.




Palestine Aug. 23-29: Ceasefire Ends War

August 30, 2014 | 1 Comment »

This week an open-ended Egyptian mediated ceasefire ended the 50 days long Israeli war on Gaza. Regardless, at least 22 people were killed in Gaza this week. And in the West Bank Israeli soldiers killed one child.




Bank of Ireland Freezes Cuba Transfers

August 26, 2014 | 6 comments

The Bank of Ireland began to prevent all financial transfers to Cuba in recent weeks because of a business relationship with a US bank, reported the Irish Times newspaper.




Hip-Hop Voices Talib Kweli & Rosa Clemente in Ferguson

August 25, 2014 | 1 Comment »

Mourners are gathering in St. Louis today for the funeral of Michael Brown, the unarmed African-American teenager killed by a white police officer on August 9.




Recalling the Soviet Invasion of Czechoslovakia

August 25, 2014 | 4 comments

For some August 20 is just another day. For me it’s a date that’s been marked forever as the end of the period known as the Prague spring. It was on this fatal day that 200,000 soldiers from the Warsaw pact, principally from the “Glorious Red Army of the Soviet Union”, equipped with 2,300 tanks invaded Czechoslovakia.




TS Cristobal Forms Northeast of Cuba

August 24, 2014 | No Comments »

Tropical Storm Cristobal formed early Sunday near the Dominican Republic, and is currently moving in a northwestwardly direction towards the southeastern Bahamas. The storm is not expected to have any effect on Cuba.