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2011-04-28 02:57:00

NEW YORK, April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A prominent national human rights and advocacy organization has vowed to fight against the advertising group Clear Channel's inconsistent rejection of its pro-Israel advertisements in Seattle after accepting ads from an anti-Israel hate group. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91367) The antisemitic group, Seattle Mideast Awareness Campaign, is running ads that read, "Equal Rights for Palestinians: Stop funding the...

2010-06-02 16:09:00

NEW YORK, June 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Jewish Committee condemned a resolution adopted by the United Nations Human Rights Council which authorizes "an independent international fact-finding mission" into Israel's interception of ships bound for Gaza organized by the pro-Hamas "Free Gaza" movement. "The UN Human Rights Council remains a kangaroo court, in which repressive and authoritarian states like Cuba, Saudi Arabia and Pakistan can indulge their obsession with Israel,...

2008-09-24 06:00:02

By Richard Wolf UNITED NATIONS -- President Bush challenged the United Nations on Tuesday to stop terrorism, punish Iran and North Korea for their nuclear programs and see Russia's invasion of Georgia as a violation of the U.N.'s charter.

2008-08-26 15:00:21

Text of report by Jordanian newspaper Al-Dustur on 26 August [Al-Dustur editorial: "Rice's Visits in the Eleventh Hour"] The release of 198 Palestinian prisoners from Israeli prisons coincided with the arrival of US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice on her 18th visit to the region to urge the Israelis and Palestinians to overcome the obstacles facing their negotiations and reach an agreement to end the Palestinian-Israeli conflict before the end of this year.

2006-08-30 11:32:21

By Khaled Yacoub Oweis DAMASCUS (Reuters) - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez pledged solidarity on Wednesday with Syria in its struggle against Israel and the United States and predicted the demise of U.S. "imperialism." Chavez, a harsh critic of U.S.


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edulcoration
  • The act of sweetening by admixture of some saccharine substance.
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