Following a similar resolution passed last week by the U.S. House, the U.S. Senate voted Thursday night to support Israel’s ongoing invasion of the Gaza Strip. No dissenting vote was cast, and no mention was made of the hundreds of Palestinian civilians, most of whom are women and children, that have been killed by Israel in the past ten days.
President Barack Obama assured Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Washington’s support for Tel Aviv’s assault on Gaza urged Israel to minimize civilian casualties in assault on Gaza. Among the victims; 5-month-old baby, 70-year-old woman, three teenage siblings.
Injured patients in Gaza in dire need of medical supplies after Israeli warplanes and tanks bombed hospitals across the besieged region. Hundreds of patients evacuated. Israeli aircraft continue hitting targets across region, quarter of the victims are children, "brazen violation of international norms."
But the question now looming large over the United Nations is why China and Russia aren’t initiating a new draft resolution condemning the aerial bombardments of civilians in Gaza, demanding a no-fly zone and accusing Israelis of war crimes.
The concept of a “Greater Israel” according to the founding father of Zionism Theodore Herzl, is a Jewish State stretching “’From the Brook of Egypt to the Euphrates.’
Israeli tanks are shelling Gaza's Al-Wafa hospital, whose 14 patients include some who are paralysed or in a coma, and several people have been hurt, the facility's director said Thursday, they have hit several of the floors, and several nurses have been injured.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday instructed the military to begin a ground operation in Gaza, an official statement from his office said. Reuters witnesses and Gaza residents reported heavy artillery and naval shelling and helicopter fire along the Gaza border.
Four Palestinian children were killed by an air strike while playing football on Gaza beach. Dozens of international journalists witnessed the tragedy. Witness: "When the first shell hit the land, they ran away but another shell hit them all. It looked as if the shells were chasing them."
In an unprecedented criticism of the Israeli siege of Gaza, a senior official in the Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) humanitarian charity has described his organisation’s work among the 1.8 million besieged Palestinian refugees as akin to being “in an open-air prison to patch up prisoners in between their torture sessions”.
Israeli military continued to escalate its assault on the Palestinian Gaza Strip over the weekend, carrying out hundreds more air strikes and its first ground incursion into the territory. It claims it has conducted over 1,300 air strikes in Gaza over the past week Hospitals overwhelmed by more than 1,000 wounded.
– Israeli airstrikes bombed a major water line and sewage plant west of Gaza City, last Wednesday afternoon, which provides water to tens of thousands of citizens and is regarded as the main water line for al-Shati refugee camp west of the city, provides water to 70,000 people, takes days to repair.
Thousands have fled northern Gaza after Israel warned residents to leave the area to avoid airstrikes. 167 died a result of Operation Protective Edge, Residents told via leaflets, telephone calls those who fail to comply with instructions to leave immediately endanger their lives, lives of their families.”
New Jersey Governor Christie, asked Obama to “stand up” for Israel against the Palestinians, said crisis in Middle East the fault of a White House that “doesn’t stand up for our friends. 150 Palestinians killed, hundreds wounded, Israel Prime Minister Netanyahu said offensive against Gaza won’t stop.
An Israeli airstrike on the home of Gaza's police chief killed 18 people and injured 45 others on Saturday, according to Gaza's Health Ministry. It was the deadliest day since Operation Protective Edge began, with the death toll soaring to over 150.
The IDF practice of firing a missile at a civilian home to warn the occupants to leave the building before a larger attack, has been caught on film. Amnesty International has decried “roof knocking,” saying it in no way constitutes an “effective warning.
ABC News anchor described footage of Gaza homes shortly after their destruction by the IDF as belonging to Israel. The images of wide-scale physical destruction and human suffering shown were not from Israel, but rather from Gaza where the locals have been enduring days of aerial bombings.
The victims were sitting in a beach café in Khan Yunis when the Israeli F-16 fighter jet struck it.
None of those killed had been warned, according to Gulf News sources. After the strike, there was nothing left of the popular seaside café.
the Times of Israel: About 100,000 Gaza residents living in cities near border with Israel reportedly told Thursday to leave their homes ahead of anticipated military action by Israeli army, Israel repeatedly hinted at a ground invasion over past three days of airstrikes on Gaza, troops massing on the border.
Gaza last night, Israeli launched military attacks against Gaza, by sea, air, artillery, shelling last night was earth shattering, went through the entirety of the Gaza strip, 100 attacks taken place, over 90% of water is unsuitable for drinking, difficult to get basic foods, demolishing homes, many causalities.
03:23 am : Haartz : 3 rockets hit Beer Sheva in the south 02:49 am : 8 injuries reached Al-Shifa' Hospital following airstrike in Al-Zaytoun neighborhood 02:13 am : RT 01:58 am : Death Toll reached 25 Palestinians: 01:32 am 2 rockets hit Ashkol, Walla website 01:31am : rocket hits Beer Sheva
A group of six Israeli settlers, who have been arrested in connection with the murder of a Palestinian teenager in East al-Quds (Jerusalem), have reportedly confessed to their crime, admitted to kidnapping the Palestinian teen from a neighborhood of East al-Quds and killing him.
Two Palestinians killed in Israeli airstrike on the Gaza Strip, Israeli warplanes conducted a dozen air attacks, injuring number of Palestinians. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman vowed to expand military operations in the Gaza Strip.
The Israeli regime has launched several more airstrikes against the besieged Gaza Strip as Palestinian protesters slam the Tel Aviv’s aggression. Jabalia camp, located 4 kilometers (2.5 miles) north of Gaza City, a demonstration was held against Tel Aviv’s attacks.
Clashes continue between Palestinians and Israeli forces following the discovery of the bodies of three missing settlers and subsequent killing of a Palestinian. Thursday, intense clashes erupted between Palestinian people and Israeli forces in Beit Hanina neighborhood of occupied Jerusalem.
The military wing of the Palestinian resistance movement Hamas has issued a stark warning to Israel, saying any “Idiotic” action against Palestinians will have grave consequences for the Tel Aviv regime. "Idiotic measures by your leaders will be enough for us to turn your localities and sites into embers."
Israel is reinforcing its border with the Gaza Strip after Palestinian militants and the Israel Air Force traded strikes overnight, leaving at least 15 people injured and two residential buildings in ruins. Building was used as a nursery for infants, The Jerusalem Post reported police as saying.
Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman has called for major air and ground military operations in the besieged Gaza Strip. called for a repeat of “Defensive Shield II” in the impoverished territory.referring to Israel’s onslaught in the West Bank during the in 2000s.
The Israeli Air Force carried out what it called "precision strikes" on 34 "terror targets" in the Gaza Strip overnight, after the discovery of the bodies of three Israeli teenagers who were kidnapped in the West Bank earlier.
The Palestinian resistance movement Hamas has warned against any Israeli attack on Palestinians in retaliation for the death of three Israeli teenagers, said if Israel escalates the situation or start a war, the resistance movement will respond; the gates of hell will be opened.
Press TV: At least one Palestinian has been killed and three others have been injured in an Israeli airstrike on the besieged Gaza Strip, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu: Israel is ready to expand its military operations in Gaza Strip. Israeli military gearing up for a possible all-out war on the territory.
European Union’s envoy to Israel: European states“losing patience” with continued growth of illegal Israeli settlements in occupied Palestinian territories. If Israel regime does not stop settlement building projects, more countries will issue warnings to businesses operating in the West Bank.
Press TV: Israeli airstrikes against the besieged Gaza Strip have targeted Palestinian navy officers. Israeli air force launched three airstrikes against police station in center of the blockaded coastal enclave within one hour, also targeted a farmland east of Khan Yunis.
The number of Palestinian children in Israeli jails has surpassed 250 in the wake of the ongoing military search campaign in the West Bank,”Israel is violating international children’s rights agreements by detaining Palestinian minors, trying to cover up these violations withstory of three missing settlers,
Palestinian Islamic resistance movement Hamas rejects as baseless Israel’s claim that the movement is involved in the alleged abduction of three Israeli youths in the West Bank. Hamas Political Bureau Chief Khaled Meshaal says the resistance movement has no information about the Israelis.
False attribution of Jerusalem as Israeli capital scrubbed from World Expo 2015 web site. BDS Italy condemned this fraudulent attribution, pointing out that Israel is the only country in the world that recognizes Jerusalem as its capital.
During the past days, the Israeli air force carried out several strikes on the Gaza Strip under the pretext of finding three Israeli settlers who have allegedly gone missing since a few days ago in the occupied West Bank. On Tuesday, similar airstrikes were carried out
Clashes broke out in the West Bank following fresh Israeli army raid that left several Palestinians injured and more than 40 others detained. Israel launched a mass door-to-door raid. More than 200 Palestinians have been detained. Hamas strongly condemned Israel for abducting Palestinians.
Smoking marijuana and driving will now make you just as visible to the police as a drunk-driver, thanks to a former Canadian cop’s idea – the weed breathalyzer. Creation will test for use within the two preceding hours. It still has to undergo field tests and a patent is still pending.
The Israeli army has launched several attacks on the besieged Gaza Strip under the pretext of finding three Israeli settlers who have allegedly gone missing since a few days ago. Israel blamed Hamas for the disappearance of three Israeli settlers in occupied West Bank. Hamas denied the accusation.
By a Vote of 310 to 303, the Presbyterian Church (USA) Voted Today to Divest from 3 American Companies whose operations support the Israeli Occupation.
Many American Jews no longer support Israeli policy in the occupied Palestinian territories. Split among US Jews has its roots in the settlement building in the occupied territories after the 1967 Six Day War. Jewish leaders fear the split among Jews could undermine US support for Israel.
One of the most important Palestinian feature films ever, Omar is, to date, the deepest expose of the diabolical nature of the Israeli occupation and the inhuman situation imposed on Palestinians by the Jewish State.
Israel military officially informed residents its intention to uproot all trees planted on both sides of the road. for security, protection” of Israeli settlers in area. Thousands of olive trees to be cut, uprooted. April 28, Israeli settlers uprooted 150 olive trees in village of Huwwara, day earlier, destroyed 60 trees.
Nureddin Sabir considers what John Kerry didn’t say when he warned that Israel might wind up “being an apartheid state”, and wonders what it might take for Israel to take him seriously.
Only the other day, Benjamin Netanyahu earned a small note of immortality when he said the peace talks were ended by the new arrangements between the Palestine Authority and Hamas: Netanyahu’s announcement bundled a record number of lies into one mouthful of words.
Israel has grabbed more Palestinian land in the occupied West Bank in a move that could complicate efforts to extend the so-called peace talks with the Palestinian Authority. Israeli ministry of military affairs declared 100 hectares of territory south of East al-Quds (Jerusalem), as its property.
Adding the release of Jewish American spy Jonathan Pollard to an existing agreement to derail the peace process. Like the invented “new” recognition of Israel as a Jews-only state, or the continued expropriation of land for Jewish squatters, or leaving the Israeli army inside the “independent” Palestinian state.
Senior official in Prime Minister's Office told New York Times Israel "deeply disappointed" by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's assertion Jerusalem to blame for breakdown in talks with the Palestinians, added Kerry's remarks would hurt negotiations and harden Palestinian positions.
Hundreds of websites of Israeli ministries and organizations came under attack by Anonymous, dubbed #OpIsrael, will not stop until the police state becomes a free state and Palestine is free. Act of protest against Israel's policies. Hackers of the World Uniting against Israel.
Palestinian Authority chief Mahmoud Abbas signed a request to join several UN agencies in an effort to win more recognition from the world body. Israeli Tourism Minister Uzi Landau threatened that Israel would annex more Palestinian land and hurt Palestinians economically.
Israeli forces have attacked Palestinians in East al-Quds (Jerusalem) during a protest to condemn the killing of three people in the occupied West Bank. clashes took place after Palestinians gathered outside the Old City in East al-Quds in protest to the killing of the three Palestinians in the city of Jenin.
The United Nations says Israel has blocked humanitarian aid worth USD 110 million from reaching Palestinians living in the Gaza Strip. implementation of UN projects has not been renewed, though it was agreed upon with the Israeli authorities. Fifteen projects worth $14 million are currently on hold.
The Boycott Israel movement is developing a smart-phone application that will allow followers to avoid Israeli products. The campaign for Palestinian rights continues to gather momentum, despite Israeli accusations of anti-Semitism.
sraeli warplanes have carried out fresh aerial attacks against Gaza Strip, a day after an airstrike against the enclave. At least three air raids, hit several locations. Palestinian resistance movement of Islamic Jihad responded to air raids Tuesday by a volley of rockets.
Egypt has demolished 1,370 underground tunnels between the country and the besieged Gaza Strip. Palestinians use the underground tunnels to transfer essential supplies, including food and fuel into Gaza, which has been blockaded by Israel since 2007.
Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman said Israel should reoccupy Gaza resume military control of the Gaza Strip after a barrage of 41 rockets was fired from the Palestinian territory. No injuries or damage were reported. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu: Israel will respond “forcefully” to the rockets.
The Palestinian resistance movement Islamic Jihad says it has fired a salvo of rockets into southern Israel in retaliation for recent deadly airstrike on Gaza Strip. Israel: 50 rockets from Gaza landed in southern towns of Sderot and Negev, Iron Dome missile system only intercepted three rockets.
Israel launched an airstrike against Gaza Strip in the north. Israeli drone fired a rocket on a farmland near the city of Beit Hanoun. Monday, an Israeli airstrike hit a base belonging to the Lebanese resistance movement Hezbollah on the Lebanon-Syria border near the village of Janta.
10th annual Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW) has kicked off in the United States and Britain with similar events expected to be held in other parts of the world in March, to build support for the growing boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) campaign of Israel.
More U.S. tax money given to Israel than to any other nation, $8 million per day. Large disbursements given to other Mideast nations, on behalf of Israel. Policies causing escalating harm entangled U. S. in wars, damaged economy, undermined democratic processes, placed citizens in danger.
: Israel does not have an image problem that can be fixed with better PR or by defaming those who criticize it. Israel has a reality problem, with occupation, apartheid, colonization, racism and the systematic denial of the rights of indigenous Palestinians solely on the grounds that they are not Jewish.
European elections in a few months and the UK general election next year. BDS to mobilize locally and nationally to challenge election candidates robustly. A passionate attachment of one nation for another produces a variety of evils.
Egyptian army demolished ten more tunnels under border with Gaza Strip under Israeli blockade. Has destroyed hundreds. Lifeline for Gazans living under the Israeli siege. Palestinians use the tunnels to bring essential supplies, such as food, cooking gas, medicines, petrol, and livestock, into the Gaza Strip.
At least 13 Palestinians have been injured by Israeli forces in the northern Gaza Strip one day after a 26-year-old man was killed by Israeli gunfire. Israeli soldiers opened fire on a group of Palestinian youths in the northern town of Jabalia, a few kilometers north of Gaza City.
Netanyahu said said he and Obama would discuss the Iranian nuclear program, discuss the ongoing peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians, promote Israel's economy, primarily in the technology sector. Would reinforce Israel's stance on the issue. "We stand by our demands.
Israeli military has carried out two airstrikes on the Gaza Strip, targeting the central and northern parts of the besieged Palestinian territory. No immediate reports of casualties. January 22, Israeli forces launched a similar airstrike on the blockaded Gaza Strip, killing two Palestinians.
A Palestinian man in Gaza Strip use expired and broken batteries to produce electricity Palestinian territory suffers from massive power cuts, . managed to provide 60 houses, several streets, and the mosque in his neighborhood with free lights during power outages.
An Israeli minister who leads Israel’s Jewish Home Party, says a Palestinian state would ruin Israel’s economy, claimed that the creation of future Palestine would undermine Israel’s security, topple its economy. Expects its friends around the world to stand beside Israel against the growing boycott.
Clashes erupted between Palestinian worshippers and Israeli soldiers at the al-Aqsa Mosque in the West Bank city of Jerusalem. Israeli forces stormed the holy site during this week's Friday prayers. Israeli soldiers fired rubber bullets, stun grenades, beat women praying at the mosque.
International Israel boycott gains strength. Israeli Prime Minister deemed boycott immoral unjust strategic threat, summoned senior officials for emergency meeting to fix it. Vulnerable in European Union, Israel’s biggest trade partner. Loss of jobs, cheaper alternatives for Israeli goods. Reduced value of Israeli shekel
The British ambassador in Tel Aviv has warned the Israeli regime it faces growing isolation over its settlement expansion policy in the occupied Palestinian territories. Israel is losing support.“Attitudes are shifting, in five years Israel will wake up and find that it does not have enough friends.
A Palestinian refugee camp south of Syrian capital Damascus, accommodates tens of thousands of people in dire need, received a convoy of food supplies. United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) "chaotic scenes" as food distributed. "Many here have eaten cats, dogs, and even a donkey.
Over a dozen families living in the area have been displaced after Israeli bulldozers destroyed their homes.
The Israeli military is preventing human rights activists from visiting the area and helping the villagers. 90 percent of the Jordan Valley is under full Israeli military control. Demolitions are commonplace.
Three Palestinian children were allegedly burned with lit cigarettes and denied access to food, water or toilet facilities after being arrested and detained by Israeli soldiers and police in September, allegedly assaulted and abused. All three of them were accused of stone throwing.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has again threatened Hamas, saying he will teach the Palestinian resistance movement a lesson very soon. Israel carried out airstrikes on Palestinian territory Sunday and Tuesday night, killing at least two Palestinians, injuring several others.
Israel’s leading businessmen and businesswomen will fly to Davos next week, with a message for the prime minister: Maintaining a growing and stable economy requires Israel to make peace with Palestinians, the sooner the better, warned him of the looming threat posed by boycotts.
e US military is investing in an advanced firearm that comes equipped with an internal computer system as well as sensors that gauge environmental factors to help a soldier aim, according to a technology startup known as Tracking Point.“smart” rifles, which are priced at between $10,000 and $27,000 each.
PA relations with the Czech Republic have deteriorated since illegal arms were found after blast killed ambassador at embassy. Palestinians promised to prevent such occurrences in the future.Czech police: 12 illegal weapons found at the Palestinian Embassy complex, including pistols and submachine guns,
The aircraft targeted four sites in the central and northern Gaza Strip during the early hours of Friday No immediate reports of injuries in Gaza. Israeli military frequently bombs the besieged Gaza Strip, claiming the attacks are being conducted for defensive purposes
The Palestinian ambassador in Prague has died after being fatally injured in an explosion that shook his official residence on Wednesday. The ambassador’s newly constructed residence has been set to become the Palestinian Embassy in the Czech Republic.
Potential to affect the whole of the northern hemisphere. Fukushima is a “multiple disaster” never before experienced in human history. Complexities and scale are greater than anything that has gone before. Injury to environment on a scale unprecedentedly wide-spread, life threatening in its effects.
Israel’s Economy Minister believes the time has come to annex parts of the West Bank and install full economic and military control over Israeli settlements in occupied Palestinian territory, which are deemed illegal under international law. Called ongoing Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations a “joke.
Oil well lying a few dozen meters inside Palestinian territory, according to international law and the Oslo Accords, should belong to Palestine. Well is under Israeli control, most of the reserves lie under Palestinian territory. Israel has prevented Palestinians from gaining access to natural resources.
Press TV: The Gaza Strip remains without electricity and fuel for the upcoming winter as the Israeli regime steps up the pressure on the Palestinians. Only six hours of electricity per day, no gas makes Gaza’s homes cold. Past few months, electricity rationed, blackouts increased during rain.
Kuala Lumpur Tribunal:“The Tribunal is satisfied, beyond reasonable doubt, that the first defendant, (General) Amos Yaron, is guilty of crimes against humanity and genocide, and the second defendant, the State of Israel, is guilty of genocide. First-ever Tribunal to prosecute Israel for genocide.
UN Humanitarian News Agency: Israel is destroying “all essential services, hospitals, clinics, sewage, water pumping stations.” Israeli blockade of Gaza Strip crippled Gaza’s main power plant. The power outage wrecked Gaza’s waste water treatment system, flooded the streets with raw sewage,”
With Iran’s moderate government working within a broad cooperative agreement with the world’s major powers, Israel has no imaginary threat to turn to, no reason to ask for shiploads of cluster bombs to drop on Gaza while peddling the rest on the Georgian arms market,”thwarted Israel’s efforts.
Three Palestinians killed by Israeli forces in the occupied West Bank city of al-Khalil (Hebron). Local residents said killings took place Tuesday. Victims were students in their 20s. Israeli troops make incursions into West Bank acrossJordan River almost on daily basis, abduct Palestinian activists.
This comes three days after the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon described Tel Aviv’s illegal settlement activities as “a cause for grave concern. Since March 2012, the Israel has boycotted the UNHRC sessions, cut ties to protest probe of Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank.
Israeli troops have clashed with Palestinians protesting the regime’s plan to force tens of thousands of Bedouins out of the southern Negev desert. Plan would expel 70,000 people, destroy 35 Bedouin villages. Palestinian women of the besieged Gaza Strip also rallied in solidarity with the Bedouins.
The international “Day of Rage” rallies have been held all across the UK as well as in the occupied Palestinian territories in the Gaza Strip, east Jerusalem (al-Quds) and elsewhere to denounce the Israeli regime’s schemes to resettle tens of thousands of Bedouins, media reports say.
Affordable Care Act (ACA), Barack Obama’s signature domestic policy, exposed as a counter-reform aimed at a restructuring US health care system in the interests of big business. The president’s claim that the law will provide access to affordable, quality health care for the American people is a lie.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu: world too soft on Palestinians, time to turn a critical eye. Palestinians pampered by the international community,” ignored Palestinian incitement, refusal to accept Israel as a Jewish state, accepted halfhearted Palestinian attempts to fight violence.
Human rights groups say measure will lead to ethnic cleansing of hundreds of Palestinian Bedouins. Called for mass rallies against new plan, describing it as a “racist policy. Expansion of Israeli settlements in occupied Palestine created major obstacle to establish peace in the Middle East.
NOW IS THE TIME to STOP the Jews from ruling (and destroying) America. Just last week, Abe Foxman of the Anti-Defamation League announced that peace was “bad for the Jews.” and will be opposed by Israel and the Jewish Lobby.
Foreign Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane:South Africa to “slow down” its ties with Israel in solidarity with Palestine. Increasingly strained relations between Israel, international community including its own allies, over its illegal expansionist policies, obstacle to peace.
U.S. handed two contractsto Northrop Grumman, Lockheed Martin to develop laser pods mounted on aircraft, shoot down missiles.$14.6 million contract and Lockheed Martin received $11.4 million to develop laser weapons to protect manned and unmanned aircraft.
Israeli regime pressing plans to build 3,500 more illegal settler units in occupied West Bank. Official from office of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on condition of anonymity: Bibi issued order Wednesday hours after Tel Aviv freed 26 Palestinian prisoners of thousands locked up in Israeli .
University of Michigan: American Association for Cancer Research show that in every single instance where ginger powder was used to treat ovarian cancer, prostate cancer cells, they all died as a result of being exposed to the compound. When ginger is present, the cells even attack one another.
Israeli settlers mad over McDonald’s refusal to build outlet in the West Bank, calling to boycott company’s operations in Israel. McDonald’s cited policy of “staying out of occupied territories.” Other international companies asked to open businesses in the mall also declined.
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