Thursday, July 10, 2014

#GAZAUNDERATTACK

Bombing family homes of activists in armed Palestinian groups violates international humanitarian law

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btselem.org - The Kaware’a family home in Khan Yunis, Photo: Khaled al-'Azayzeh, B'Tselem, 8 July 2014 Since the Israeli military launched Operation Protective Edge in the early hours of 8 July 2014, the IDF Spo...
  

These are the names of 13 children killed in Gaza - The Washington Post

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washingtonpost.com - A man carries a Palestinian girl, who hospital officials said was wounded in an Israeli airstrike on a house, into a hospital in Gaza City. (Ahmed Zakot/Reuters) Renewed hostilities between Israel ...
   

20 Palestinians killed overnight as UN holds emergency talks

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middleeasteye.net - At least 20 Palestinians were killed in overnight raids on the Gaza Strip, as Operation Protective Edge entered its third day. This includes four women and four children, local medical sources said...
   

Palestinian children killed in Israel strikes - Middle East - Al Jazeera English

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aljazeera.com - In a statement released on Tuesday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu denied allegations that Israel is targeting Palestinian civilians. "Israel targets Hamas terrorists and not innocent ci...
   

Israel's deadliest Gaza air strikes yet kill five children from same family as Palestinian rocket barrage continues - Middle East - World - The Independent

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independent.co.uk - Pictures from the embattled district of Khan Younis showed Palestinian police picking through the rubble of two adjacent houses which had been the home to an extended family – eight of whom are now...
   

“Journalist not found”: Newseum has expunged Palestinians murdered by Israel from its website

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electronicintifada.net - After caving in to intense Israel lobby pressure, Washington’s Newseum has removed the names of two Palestinian journalists extrajudicially executed by Israeli occupation forces in the Gaza Strip l...
   

PressTV - Israeli airstrikes kill 19 more Palestinians

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presstv.ir - At least 19 Palestinians, including women and children, have been killed as Israeli airstrikes continue to target the besieged Gaza Strip for the third consecutive day. Israeli airstrikes hit diffe...
   

'Israel under renewed Hamas attack', says the BBC. More balance is needed | Owen Jones | Comment is free

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theguardian.com - "Israel under renewed Hamas attack": this was last night's BBC headline on the escalating bloodshed in Gaza. It is as perverse as Mike Tyson punching a toddler, followed by a headline claiming that...
   

This is life in Gaza right now - The Washington Post

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washingtonpost.com - Warning: Some of this content is graphic. Israel launched airstrikes into the Gaza Strip Tuesday in response to rockets fired into Israeli cities by Palestinian militants. The Post's William Booth ...
   

Gaza: In The Eyes Of The Beholder: Day 2 of Israeli aggression on Gaza: 72 killed, 550 injured

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gazatimes.blogspot.com - Day 2 of Israeli aggression on Gaza: 72 killed, 550 injured Gaza, July 10, Israel launched a new aggression\operation\offensive against Gaza and decided to name “Protective Edge” also known as “Sol...
   

Did Israel really think Hamas would turn the other cheek? - Opinion Israel News

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haaretz.com - Following the kidnapping of three teenaged Israelis in the territories and their murders, Israel wildly arrested some 500 Palestinians, including members of parliament and dozens of freed prisoners...
   

AP PHOTOS: Palestinians bury dead after airstrikes

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bigstory.ap.org - GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Hundreds of Palestinians carried bodies through the streets in the Gaza Strip on Wednesday as they buried those killed in Israeli airstrikes. On the other side of the b...
   

Palestinian Killed In Israeli Airstrike On Journalists' Car

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huffingtonpost.com - A Palestinian man working for a local news agency in the Gaza Strip was killed on Wednesday night by an Israeli strike on a car full of journalists, according to multiple reports from the war-torn ...
   

Gaza hospitals ill-equipped for Israeli onslaught - Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East

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al-monitor.com - GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Gaza hospitals fear an expanded Israeli assault on the Gaza Strip, which would increase the burden on them in providing health services and relief to citizens, in light of t...
   

Gaza death toll surpasses 60 as Israel’s offensive enters third day — RT News

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rt.com - Palestinians observe the wreckage of a car hit by an Israeli air strike killing the driver in Gaza City on July 9, 2014. (AFP Photo / Thomas Coex) The death toll in Gaza has risen to 64 after 14 pe...
   

Scores killed as Israeli jets bombard Gaza - Middle East - Al Jazeera English

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aljazeera.com - An Israeli air strike killed seven Palestinian civilians on Thursday, including five children, in the largest death toll from a single attack since the start of the three-day offensive, the Palesti...
   

Five children among seven Palestinians killed in Israeli air strike: ministry

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reuters.com - GAZA (Reuters) - An Israeli air strike killed seven Palestinian civilians on Thursday, including five children, in the largest death toll from a single attack since the start of a three-day offensi...
   

Israel air strikes kill 14 in Gaza on third day - thenews.com.pk

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thenews.com.pk - GAZA CITY: Israeli air strikes on the southern and central Gaza Strip killed 14 people on Thursday including seven women and children, medics said, on the third day of a widening military operation...
   

Israel airstrike kills 7 in southern Gaza

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maannews.net - GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- Israeli airstrikes on the southern and central Gaza Strip killed seven people on Thursday, medics said, as an operation against militants in the territory entered its third day...
   

Gaza bombardment further traumatizes children suffering from PTSD

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america.aljazeera.com - The traumatization of young people in Gaza looks set to become a lingering wound of the latest Israeli airstrikes, adding to the burden of mental-health experts whose work to heal child PTSD suffer...
   

Gaza trembles as it braces for another night of Israeli air strikes

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middleeasteye.net - Palestine saw another bloody day on Wednesday, with the death toll since early Monday morning and the launch of Operation Protective Edge now standing at over 50. Latest estimates released by the P...
   

Women, children killed in Gaza as death toll rises - Al-Monitor: the Pulse of the Middle East

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al-monitor.com - GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — At the time of this writing, July 9, the Ministry of Health has told Al-Monitor that 51 Palestinians have been killed and 450 wounded since Israel began its latest offensive...
   

Photo of the Week: A life is on the line here – Sixteen Minutes to Palestine

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smpalestine.com - Photo credit: Hatem Moussa Date taken: July 8, 2014 Location: Gaza City, Gaza Strip, Palestine A wounded Palestinian is rushed to a hospital after surviving an air strike in Gaza City. In the first...
   

A Call from Gaza: Support our right to life!

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mondoweiss.net - Besieged Gaza – Occupied Palestine: Since June 12, 2014, Israel has launched a heinous attack against both Gaza and the West Bank. It has so far conducted more than 100 airstrikes against civilian ...
   

Gaza invasion will happen soon, Israeli officials indicate

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bostonglobe.com - JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli leaders are signaling that a ground invasion of the Gaza Strip could be quickly approaching. Israel’s intelligence minister told Israel Radio that his country ‘‘will have t...
   

These are the images from Gaza that are too graphic for many US news outlets to publish

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globalpost.com - Israeli air strikes killed 22 Palestinians in Gaza on Wednesday, including fifteen women and children. That leaves the two-day death toll at 43. More than 370 people have so far been wounded. Those...
   

Gaza: Operation Medical Resupply

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map-uk.org - As the ongoing airstrikes result in increasing numbers injuries and casualties, the provision of essential medicines and supplies becomes ever more important.We have been able to provide essential ...
   

Israel destroys 55 Gaza homes in 2 days: Ministry Anadolu Agency

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aa.com.tr - Fifty-five Palestinian homes have been leveled in a series of Israeli airstrikes across the Gaza Strip over the past two days, the Gaza Interior Ministry said Wednesday. It added in a statement tha...
   

Israel using banned weapons in Gaza: Medical sources Anadolu Agency

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aa.com.tr - Horrific images of the Palestinian victims of recent Israeli airstrikes on the Gaza Strip have revealed that the self-proclaimed Jewish state is using internationally-proscribed weapons, according ...
   

Children among 4 killed in Israeli strikes near Gaza City: medics | News , Middle East

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dailystar.com.lb - At least two rockets fired from the Gaza Strip at Tel Aviv are shot down midair by Israel's Iron Dome defense system,...
   

PressTV - Security Council to convene over Israel aggression

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presstv.ir - The United Nations Security Council is set to hold an emergency meeting over the Israeli aggression towards Palestinians. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon will also take part at the meeting due to ...
   

Silent fear in Gaza

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middleeasteye.net - It is still early in the holy month of Ramadan, a time of reflection, of making amends and of fasting, absaining from food and drink during daylight hours. Normally, the residents of Gaza look forw...
   

51 Palestinians killed, over 450 injured in Gaza assault

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maannews.net - BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- Two Palestinians were killed and one seriously wounded in an Israeli airstrike on northern Gaza Wednesday evening, bringing the total death toll in Gaza to 51, medical official...
   

Ambulance worker(s) reported injured, ambulances damaged in air strike on Jabalia, northern Gaza

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paramedicsingaza.org - To update the edit at the end of my last post, picture have emerged that appear to show an injured ambulance worker and damaged Red Crescent ambulances after Israeli air strikes hit land behind the...
   

A day under drones in Gaza

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middleeasteye.net - It was a busy day for Palestinian photojournalist Mohammed Asad following Israel's military offensive, dubbed by Tel Aviv Operation Protective Edge, against the besieged Gaza Strip. After covering ...
   

Israel's 'Brutal Attack' On Gaza Kills At Least 8 Children

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mintpressnews.com - At least eight children are among those who have been killed in the Gaza Strip over the last twenty-four hours, according to various reports, as the Israeli military continued to bombard the Palest...
   

Gaza under attack – a paramedic’s perspective

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paramedicsingaza.org - Reading back through this blog will give you a glimpse into the healthcare system in Gaza, particularly the emergency services. During my three months as a UK paramedic visiting Gaza, I felt like I...
   

Gazans bury family as Israeli bombs fall

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maannews.net - BEIT HANOUN (AFP) -- In Gaza's stifling midday heat, grieving relatives of a family killed in an Israeli airstrike sit outside a mosque, weary from their Ramadan fast and nervously anticipating the...
   

Israel deploys dehumanizing rhetoric to justify mass assault on Palestinians

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english.al-akhbar.com - As Israeli forces began their assault on the Gaza Strip, Israel’s leaders and media ramped up a rhetoric offensive, using dehumanizing discourse to garner support for deadly military action in the ...
   

How Netanyahu provoked this war with Gaza

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972mag.com - His antagonism to all Palestinians – to Mahmoud Abbas’ Palestinian Authority no less than to Hamas – started and steadily fueled the chain reaction that led to the current misery. On Monday of last...
   

The victims of Gaza: A list of Palestinians killed in Israel's ongoing assault

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english.al-akhbar.com - The Gaza health ministry has released the names and ages of 35 Palestinians killed so far in the besieged strip since Israel began its relentless assault early Tuesday. Among those killed, 10 were ...
   

PressTV - Death toll from Israeli air raids on Gaza rises to 35

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presstv.ir - The number of Palestinians killed in the ongoing Israeli air attacks on the besieged Gaza Strip has risen to at least 35 people. Latest reports say at least seven Palestinians, most of them women a...
   

8 children among dead as Israel bombs 160 sites in Gaza — RT News

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rt.com - Palestinians carry the bodies of members of the Kaware family that hospital officials said were killed in an Israeli air strike on their house, during their funeral in Khan Younis in the southern G...
   

Gaza's death-toll reaches 35 as Israel pledges escalation

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middleeasteye.net - Israeli airstrikes continued to pound Gaza on Wednesday, with 12 Palestinians confirmed killed so far, bringing the total death toll to 35 since Operation Protective Edge was first launched.  Accor...
   

Gaza Blog - Live Blogs - Al Jazeera English

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live.aljazeera.com - Qassam Brigades, the military wing of Hamas, has taken responsibility for the rockets fired at the Southern Israeli town of Dimona, home to a nuclear plant about 70km outside of Gaza. Earlier, the ...
   

Egyptian Chronicles: #GazaUnderAttack : And the Attack continues

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