Hoax Twitter accounts – almost unnoticed in Palestine

It seemed like a new era of openness in Palestine — a new Prime Minister began to communicate with the public, on Twitter. Well… by “communicate” I mean, at least, something more than just sending links to pictures of himself on Facebook. 1.) Rami Hamdallah @PalestineGov 4 Jun Welcome! This is my official Twitter account. [&...

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Photo of the Year international – First Place General News – "Last Kiss"

This is a gorgeous and moving photo.  The composition, the color, the gesture, the hands — gorgeous, and immensely emotional.  It was taken in Gaza, during the IDF’s Operation Pillar of Defense or Pillar of Clouds last November. “Last Kiss” won First Place in the General News Category of the Photo of the Year International [...

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NYTimes correction on E-1 — do they have it right now, or not?

The New York Times has today issued a correction to an earlier story on E-1 [published on 2 December here]: An article on Dec. 2 about Israel’s decision to move forward with planning and zoning for settlements in an area east of Jerusalem known as E1 described imprecisely the effect of such development on access […]

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