Tuesday, July 15, 2014

IMEMC News links: Palestine

IMEMC News - International Middle East Media Center



Tuesday July 15, 2014 - 09:55
Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, the West Bank city of Bethlehem, and kidnapped one legislator, and three other Palestinians. Full Story
US Capitol building (image by nps.gov)
Tuesday July 15, 2014 - 09:33
The US House of Representatives voted unanimously to support a non-binding resolution to reaffirm full U.S. support for Israel’s “defense of its citizens” and condemning Palestinian “unprovoked rocket fire”. The resolution made no mention of the nearly 2,000 tons of bombs that had been dropped by Israel on Gaza at the time it was passed Full Story
A Wounded Palestinian Child - Ministry Of Health, Gaza
Tuesday July 15, 2014 - 03:58
Palestinian medial sources in the Gaza Strip have reported that an additional ten Palestinian have been killed, Monday, in ongoing Israeli shelling and bombardment of various civilian areas in the besieged Gaza Strip. Two Palestinians were killed earlier on Monday. Full Story
The White House -- Wiki Commons image
Tuesday July 15, 2014 - 03:24
According to Egyptian officials, a top US diplomat is scheduled to visit the region, in a joint effort to end a week of deadly violence in Gaza. He comes with a warning from Washington against any Israeli ground invasion of the Strip, AFP reports via Ma'an.
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www.unicef.org
Tuesday July 15, 2014 - 02:56
The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has said via press statement, that the escalating violence in the Gaza Strip and Israel threatens devastating harm for children on all sides, urging restraint to protect all children. Full Story
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Tuesday July 15, 2014 - 02:20
Prize winning Israeli defense and aerospace engineering expert Dr. Moti Shefer stated, during a recent interview with Radio 103, that the infamous Israeli "Iron Dome" security system was one of the biggest bluffs that he'd ever seen. Full Story
Charlie Andreasson
Tuesday July 15, 2014 - 01:29
The war is now in its seventh day, the death toll is rising briskly, 17,000 people have fled Beit Lahia in the north after the threat of a land invasion, fishermen are prevented from accessing their fishing grounds, and sewer and water pipes for 70,000 people have been bombed. Full Story
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Tuesday July 15, 2014 - 00:01
At least 23 Palestinians were abducted by Israeli forces, during overnight raids throughout the West Bank, including several Members of Parliament. Further confrontations near Rachel's Tomb have been reported at Aida refugee camp, near Bethlehem. Full Story