UN chief, Washington’s top diplomat holding meetings in Cairo on Tuesday to push for end to two weeks of violence in Gaza that has killed 585 Palestinians. Israel pursuing campaign of shelling and air strikes, and militants hitting back with rocket fire and attacks on troops operating on the ground.
A video has emerged showing Israeli soldiers using sniper fire to kill a Palestinian civilian in Gaza Strip.Israeli snipers shot him and then continued to fire as he was on the ground, two ambulances targeted and destroyed by Israeli forces.
Egypt refusing to open the Rafah border crossing with Gaza to allow injured Palestinians to seek treatment at Egyptian hospitals. the border crossing is Gaza's only not controlled by Israel, closed since Israel’s attacks began. Medical delegations, aid convoy prevented from reaching Palestine.
Israel kept up attacks on Gaza on Tuesday, killing three Palestinians and hitting over 70 targets, including five mosques, a sports stadium and the home of the deceased Hamas military chief. Palestinian death toll 570 according to AP. Almost 100 of them are children and many others are civilians.
Malaysian Airlines MH370 and MH17. A Criminologist Questions: What are the Probabilities? Is it a Mere Coincidence? "Israel arranged for the shooting down of MH17 at 14:15 hours UTC. Israeli began its assault on Gaza at 14:00 hours UTC."
Latest reports say Israeli aerial and ground forces are using white phosphorus bombs to pound residential areas across Strip .The bombs violate all international conventions, considered as banned weapons in civilian areas. Norwegian doctor in Gaza criticized Israel for using cancer-inducing bombs.
Groups of Israelis gather each evening on hilltops overlooking Gaza to watch, whoop and whistle as missiles are fired at Gaza a few miles away, Spectators hold up smartphones to take selfies against backdrops of black smoke in Gaza. Death toll 410. More than 3,000 Palestinians wounded.
Medical authorities called the killings in the area a "massacre", saying they have never seen such a level of violence before, warn of serious humanitarian crisis; hospitals running out of basic medical supplies. Israeli forces also killed dozens of others in other areas in the besieged enclave on the same day.
Following an Israeli forces’ shelling of a Gaza City district which killed at least 70 civilians, including children, Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas has called for an emergency session of the UN Security Council over the “massacre in Shejaia.”
NBC Pulls Veteran Reporter After Witness To Gaza Kids Murder. NBC is facing questions over its decision to pull veteran news correspondent Ayman Mohyeldin out of Gaza just after he personally witnessed the Israeli military’s killing of four Palestinian boys on a Gaza beach. Mohyeldin was kicking a soccer ball around with the boys just minutes before they died.
You know something has gone terribly wrong in culture when you see people cheering as women and children are being blown to bits (see video below). This video is no longer availible because the Yuotube account associated with this video has been terminated.
The fiercest fighting of the 13-day war in Gaza erupted on Sunday as Israel dramatically widened its ground offensive, sending tanks and troops into urban areas and causing thousands of panicked civilians to flee. Palestinian government has described the attack as a "war crime." 13 Israeli soldiers killed.
Stuart Littlewood calls for comprehensive sanctions against Israel and its Western mouthpieces and stooges – as well as against media such as the BBC which consistently fail to challenge Zionist disinformation.
The world is utterly horrified by the destruction of Malaysian Airways Flight MH17 (298 dead) on 17 July 2014 by a sophisticated surface-to-air missile has diverted world attention from, the deadly escalation of the Israeli Gaza Massacre (about 300 Palestinians killed so far) by the war criminal Israeli Defence Forces
The death, destruction and human suffering caused by Israel’s 11-day-old onslaught against the impoverished and densely populated Gaza Strip increased sharply Friday. Israeli troops and armored columns continued pushing into the territory in an invasion launched the night before, even as the bombardment from air, land and sea intensified.
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."
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