A graphic video showing the killing of journalist Ramy Ryan in Gaza and an attack on an ambulance and rescue workers by Israeli air strikes has surfaced online. Warning: This six-minute video is very graphic. Viewer discretion is advised.
United Nations said on Tuesday that 215,000 Gazans had fled their homes amid the Israeli assault All borders in and out of Gaza, however, are completely shut, forcing the majority to take shelter in UN-designated shelters. Last week, Israel shelled four UN shelters, killing 20 and injuring dozens.
A complete disregard of international humanitarian law and the direct targeting of civilian homes, schools, hospitals, and civilians have characterised Israel's military offensive on Gaza. Israeli officials claim "self defence,"contend civilian deaths justified because Hamas allegedly uses Palestinians in as human shields
At least 15 people have been killed and 160 wounded in an Israeli strike that hit a market near Gaza City, during a four-hour truce called by the Israeli military. The explosion hit a busy fruit and vegetable market in Shejaiya, east of Gaza City, where hundreds of Palestinians were shopping.
Senior United Nations officials have strongly denounced Israel for a deadly attack on a UN-run school housing thousands of refugees in the northern part of the besieged Gaza Strip. Israeli forces shelled the UN-run school in Jabalia refugee camp on Wednesday. Initial reports 19 Palestinians killed 90 injured.
Israel has shelled another UN-run school north of the besieged Gaza Strip, killing at least 20 Palestinians, scores of people injuried. This is the second time in less than a week that the Israeli army is targeting a UN-run school. Was used as a shelter by Palestinian families.
Brushing aside calls from the United Nations and Washington for an immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire, the Israeli government vowed late Monday to escalate and prolong the three-week-old slaughter in the Gaza Strip.
Premature baby girl survived Israeli onslaught, born in emergency Caesarean operation after her mother was killed in Israeli airstrike. The 23-year old mother, Shayma al-Sheikh Qanan, was eight months pregnant; Israeli tank shell hit her home in central Gaza Strip town of Deir al-Balah, reducing it to rubble.
Israel intensified its attacks on hospitals in the Gaza Strip amid shortage of medical supplies in the besieged enclave.‘Doctors without Borders’ (MSF) strongly condemned Israel’s attacks on Gaza’s Shifa hospital.“Targeting hospitals unacceptable, violation of International Humanitarian Law.
Hopes for an imminent end to the Gaza conflict are fading, with renewed violence bringing new casualties. Israel and Hamas blame each other after eight children were killed and 46 others injured by a missile that landed in a Gaza refugee camp playground.
Over a million people in Gaza could be without electricity after Israeli tank shells hit the fuel depot of the enclave’s only power station, causing it to shut down. Its director, Mohammed al-Sharif, said, "The power plant is finished.”
CBS Face the Nation host Bob Schieffer: Palestinians in the grip of a terrorist group that has embarked on a strategy to get its own children killed to build sympathy for its cause; quote by Golda Meir, "We can forgive the Arabs for killing our children," "but we can never forgive them for forcing us to kill their children."
The Israeli military, is driving people out of the three-kilometer (1.8 mile) buffer zone it says it needs to protect against Hamas rockets and tunnels. According to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, the buffer zone eats up about 44 percent of Gaza’s territory.
A ceasefire in the Gaza Strip, which lasted barely 24 hours from Saturday morning to Sunday morning, enabled the Palestinian population and international observers and journalists to take stock of the devastation that has been inflicted by the Israel Defence Forces (IDF) since it invaded the tiny territory on July 8.
Around 1,050 Palestinians have so far been killed in Israel’s 21-day military offensive against the besieged Gaza Strip, Press TV reports, more than 6,200 have been wounded. 215,000 Palestinians have been internally displaced by the ongoing Israeli offensive.
An American anti-war activist says the United States is largely blamed for the atrocities Israel is committing against Palestinians in the besieged Gaza Strip.
Israel has confirmed that it unintentionally hit a UN school in Gaza last week, but denies reports that anyone was killed in the incident, claiming the courtyard area was empty when the strike took place. Palestinian officials say 16 people were killed.
Egypt's army said Sunday it has destroyed 13 more tunnels connecting the Sinai Peninsula to the Gaza Strip, taking to 1,639 the overall number it has laid waste to.
Thousands of New Yorkers took to the streets in multiple protests this past week against the Israeli offensive in Gaza, which has left at least 1,049 Palestinians dead and over 6,000 injured since Jul. 8.
To insist, as Israel does, that the people of Gaza have the power themselves to end their suffering, when one in five of those dead is a child, is callously disingenuous, writes Nicole Fritz.
The question “Why do you continue to kill people?” was asked by an exasperated and quietly angry Ban Ki-moon, the secretary-general of the UN, during his diplomatic effort in the Middle East. Because Israel is doing virtually all of the killing,
the militant fled into the tunnel with his prisoner that the IDF destroyed the tunnel and entombed those within it, including the soldier.
Fars News Agency: As the Israeli regime continues its campaign of mass killing and terror in the besieged Gaza Strip, more conscious people across the world feel the necessity to condemn it in strong terms.
The Twitter hashtag #ICC4Israel is trending worldwide right now, evidence that the world's people want the psychopathic and demonic state of "Israel" to face justice this time for its crimes against humanity, which have been ongoing for more than 70 years.
As of 26 July 2014, about 900 Palestinians have been killed, 6,000 injured, 150,000 rendered homeless and most of the 0.9 million children in the Gaza Concentration Camp have been traumatized . Yet the World, and the US lackey West in particular, fails to act.
Israeli police forces have clashed with Palestinian demonstrators protesting against Israel’s massacres in the besieged Gaza Strip. three Palestinians were shot dead as they were protesting against Israeli aggression earlier in the day.
Israel and Hamas have agreed to a 12-hour pause in Gaza hostilities starting at 7 a.m. Israeli time (0400 GMT) on Saturday. The US, as part of talks in Egypt, is pushing for a seven-day truce starting Monday.
It is simply a lie that Israel's slaughter in Gaza is a response to an "unprovoked attack" by Hamas. Not only is it a lie, it is a transparent, brazen lie, whose falsehood is glaringly apparent to anyone who had given even a cursory look at coverage of the Israeli government's response to the murder of three teenagers in June.
It is simply a lie that Israel's slaughter in Gaza is a response to an "unprovoked attack" by Hamas. Not only is it a lie, it is a transparent, brazen lie, whose falsehood is glaringly apparent to anyone who had given even a cursory look at coverage of the Israeli government's response to the murder of three Israeli teenagers in June.
Israel says: its fight is with Hamas, not Gazans. Yet is killing Gazans; is only out to punish Hamas; But bombs hospitals, mosques, schools, apartment buildings; accuses Hamas use of civilians as human shields, Israel bombs them anyway; makes great efforts to avoid/minimize civilian casualties, is failing.
Nine killed, including a baby, when an Israeli shell slammed into a UN-run school in northern Gaza Strip Thursday, dozens injured. multiple dead and injured” at the school in Beit Hanun, which was being used as a shelter by hundreds of Palestinians fleeing a major Israeli operation in the area.
Israel’s cabinet met today, and while international efforts to broker a ceasefire were discussed, the primary focussaid to be possibility of further escalation of the invasion. Finance Minister Yair Lapid: war must continue until Gaza is “cleansed” of all tunnels and rockets.
. Israel’s Air Force delivered a missile strike on the Salakh-ad-Din Mosque in the Jabaliya refugee camp following an attack on a UN-funded school in Beit Hanoun in Gaza’s north. Al-Mayadeen TV channel: hundreds of residents were entrapped in the cellars.
Secretary General Ban Ki-moon condemned Israeli attack on UN-run school in Beit Hanoun, serving as a shelter to Palestinian refugees. “I am appalled by news of attack on an UNRWA school in Gaza where hundreds had taken refuge “many killed including UN staff. I strongly condemn this act.”
Israeli tank shells has slammed into a UN-run school in the northern Gaza Strip, killing at least 16 Palestinians, Thursday, with reports saying that at least 200 others wounded. latest attack in a series of assaults carried out by the Israel on schools and hospitals in Gaza.
; UK-based charity organization Oxfam:.Water, food supplies in Gaza dangerously low, More than 120,000 Gazans forced out of their homes and have nowhere to go due to Israeli-imposed blockade. Toll on civilians is shocking. People are fleeing terrified, no way to escape the violence. One million without water.
Palestinian resistance forces say they have killed nine more Israeli soldiers in retaliatory attacks against Israel’s invasion of the besieged Gaza Strip, at least 60 Israeli soldiers killed so far. Palestinian resistance forces continue to inflict heavy losses on the Israeli army in retaliation for its deadly onslaught on Gaza.
The death toll from the Israeli war on the besieged Gaza Strip has reached 718, as the Israeli offensive continues on to a 17th day. 4,250 Palestinians have also been wounded. destroying 500 homes, partially damaging 2,644. Hamas, has been launching retaliatory attacks against Israel. 32 Israeli soldiers dead.
Israel’s military issued an evacuation warning to the main hospital in Gaza as aerial and ground forces step up their attacks on civilian sites. Israeli warplanes and tanks bombed several hospitals across the region over the past few days
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights citied cases of Israeli air strikes and shelling hitting houses, hospitals in Gaza:"These are just a few examples where there seems to be a strong possibility that international humanitarian law has been violated, in a manner that could amount to war crimes.”
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