"They [the media] are news-as-entertainment professionals – packaging glossy corporate content for maximum distribution and big bucks. The goal is not objective reportage. Their targets are quantifiable and highlighted in a business plan somewhere. Success is based on a simple formula: stay within parameters "understandable" to a wide audience that devours sound bites and familiar storylines on the hour, every hour.

Like trained seals whose every desire, instinct and buying pattern has been measured by corporate media's marketing department for the consumption of its advertisers, the audience demands satisfaction – and western media delivers it." -- Sharmine Narwani
 

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The Palestinian Ministry of Health in Gaza announced that the death toll of the Israeli aggression on Gaza has risen to 30,228 martyrs and 71,377 injuries since the seventh of last October.

The Ministry confirmed in a press statement on Friday that the Israeli occupation army committed 16 massacres against families in the Gaza Strip, claiming the lives of 193 people and injuring 920 others during the past 24 hours.

The Yemeni capital, Sanaa and other provinces witnessed mass rallies on Friday afternoon, in support of the Palestinian people, under the slogan “You Are Not Alone…Steadfast with Gaza.”

In a response to the call of Sayyed Abdul-Malik Badr al-Din al-Houthi, millions of Yemenis gathered in the mass rallies, affirming their steadfast stance with Gaza and their readiness to participate in the battle of ‘The Promised Conquest and Holy Jihad.

The Palestinian Resistance has been engaged in heavy confrontations with Israeli occupation forces in al-Qarara area to the northeast of the city of Khan Younis, Al Mayadeen's correspondent reported on Friday. 

President Joe Biden could face growing backlash over his support for aid to Israel as efforts to get Democrats to vote ‘uncommitted’ in the presidential primaries ramp up heading into Super Tuesday when fifteen states and one territory hold contests next week.

Around 20,000 Muslim worshippers performed the Friday prayers in al-Aqsa Mosque despite Israeli restrictions, the Islamic Awqaf al-Quds Department announced on Friday.

You have already taken a side on Israel-Palestine. Whether you know it or not. Whether you admit it or not. 

You have either consciously chosen to side with the people who are being continually massacred by Israel, or you have consciously chosen to side with Israel, or you have sided with Israel by being “neutral”, or you have sided with Israel by being indifferent.

Joe Biden twice confused Gaza with Ukraine as he was announcing that the US would provide desperately needed aid to Palestinians.

The US president, 81, confirmed on Friday that humanitarian assistance would be airdropped into Gaza and said the US would “insist” Israel did more to facilitate help for those affected by famine and the effects of war, saying: “Children’s lives are on the line”.