Jon Queally, staff writer

Jon Queally is managing editor for Common Dreams. Follow him on Twitter: @jonqueally

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Monday, July 21, 2014
Iran Fulfills Nuclear Promise by Eliminating Most Potent Uranium
The Iranian government has fulfilled its commitment to an international agreement signed last year by eliminating the most highly-enriched uranium in its stockpile, according to reporting from the international agency overseeing the process. The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) says Iran...
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Monday, July 21, 2014
"Indiscriminate" Bombing in Gaza Pushes Death Toll Beyond 500
Intense shelling and aerial assaults that claimed hundreds of lives over the weekend continued in the Gaza Strip on Monday, pushing the number of Palestinians killed by Israel's 'Operation Protective Edge' beyond 500 people, with many thousands wounded, since it began on July 8. “While official...
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Tuesday, July 08, 2014
Investigation Demanded for Plane Shot Down over Ukraine
Questions remain and an international investigation is being demanded nearly twenty-four hours after a Malaysia Airlines passenger jet was shot down over Ukraine on Thursday, killing all 298 people on board. Traveling between Amsterdam and Kuala Lapur, the downing of Flight MH17 has been met with...
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Friday, July 18, 2014
Israeli Ground Forces Invade Gaza
Nearly thirty Palestinians were killed overnight after Israel escalated its ongoing barrage of the Gaza Strip with a ground invasion that included IDF troops and tanks crossing the border, new waves of heavy artillery fire, and a surge in airstrikes from above. According to the Ma'an news agency,...
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Thursday, July 17, 2014
Austerity Economics Is Walking US Prosperity Off a Cliff
The ' economics of austerity '—which includes the continued Republican argument that government spending is a drain on both employment figures and economic growth and must be constantly curtailed—is killing the prospect of improved U.S. prosperity. That's the finding of a new study by the Center...
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Thursday, July 17, 2014
'Humanitarian Pause' Ends, Violence Resumes in Gaza
UPDATE (9:56 AM EST) : Hostilities resume after brief 'humanitarian pause' in Gaza
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Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Four More Children Killed in Gaza as Israel Ground Invasion Looms
Four children were killed in Gaza City on Wednesday by Israeli shelling, according to reports, the latest civilian victims of a military assault on the sealed-off Palestinian territory that has lasted more than a week. According to the Ma'an news agency: All four [children] were on the beach when...
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Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Israel Claims New "Legitimacy" as Attack on Gaza Resumes
UPDATE (8:47 AM EST): Fulfilling fears and suspicions that an Egyptian-proposed "cease-fire" agreement put forth late on Monday would not last and may have simply been a pretext for Israel to bolster a narrative that it was Hamas and other militant factions that refused a settlement, the Israel...
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Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Greenwald: Leaked Docs Reveal Agency's Digital Propaganda Toolkit
The latest documents released from a trove leaked to journalist Glenn Greenwald by Edward Snowden reveal that GCHQ has created a virtual toolbox of online hacker tactics that allow British intelligence agents to "manipulate" online communities by seeding the Internet "with false information" and...
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Monday, July 14, 2014
Corporate Titans Speak Out for 'Open Internet' & 'Net Neutrality'
With the FCC's window for public comment on its proposed 'net neutrality' rules closing this week, dozens of the Internet's most powerful corporate players—including Google, Amazon, Facebook, and Netflix—on Monday reasserted their opposition to creating 'digital fast lanes' that would give special...
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