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NEWS FLASH: Petrol Blockade Bites In Britain

A blockade over high petrol prices in Britain is starting to bite with panic buying as pumps run dry. Troops are on standby, the government is getting extra powers, and rogue petrol stations are selling petrol at 11 pounds a gallon.

Meanwhile OPEC says don't blame them as they have lifted production three times this year – rather, says OPEC, consumers should blame the high taxes taken by Western government's.

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Ramzy Baroud: Why Solidarity Boats to Gaza Succeed

When Mike Treen, the National Director of the ‘Unite Union’ in New Zealand arrived at the airport in the capital, Auckland, on August 1, a group of people were anxiously waiting for him at the terminal with Palestinian flags and flowers... More>>

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