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Shadowy backers of the Egyptian armed forces

In late September, retired senior US military officials were part of a delegation that went to Egypt on a visit organised by Virginia-based think tank the Westminster Institute (WI), returning to Washington DC to hail the Egyptian military's intervention and deny there had been a coup.

BBC acknowledges Palestinian citizens of Israel are not guaranteed equality by law

In a report on 17 January 2013 ( on Israel’s “Judaisation” policies in the Negev, BBC reporter Tim Whewell wrote that “Jewish and Arab citizens of Israel are guaranteed full equality by law.”

Rebuilding demolished Palestinian homes

In April 2011, as an act of solidarity, the Amos Trust will take 25 people to work with local Palestinians to rebuild a demolished home in al-Walaja