While cutting back on social programs that help U.S. citizens, Uncle Sam is not a total Scrooge this holiday season. In addition to gifts for the super rich of the good 'ole USA, Israel is also receiving a Xmas bonus.
In a dispatch posted at 10:55am Mecca time Tuesday morning, Mafkarat al-Islam reported that US troops on Tuesday morning prevented teams of the Iraqi Red Crescent from coming to the aid of hundreds of villagers thrown out of their homes by the occupation forces in the area of al-Khalidiyah.
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