Wednesday, August 20, 2014

IMEMC News - Palestine, Gaza

IMEMC News - International Middle East Media Center

Wednesday August 20, 2014 - 08:20
Sources in Gaza report that Israeli airstrikes that began at midnight, Tuesday morning, with the ending of the temporary ceasefire, continued throughout the night until Wednesday morning. Full Story
Al Ray archive photo
Wednesday August 20, 2014 - 06:40
Reports of dozens of Palestinians being attacked, by both Israeli settlers and soldiers, are still surfacing in increasing amounts, as the assault on Gaza resumes with no breakthrough in peace negotiations. Over 2 dozen people have been kidnapped across the region since Monday, with housing demolitions ongoing in multiple occurrence. Full Story
Al Ray archive photo.
Wednesday August 20, 2014 - 04:01
An Israeli official, Tuesday, denied a report regarding "understandings" between Israel and the US, in regard to a supposed gradual lifting of the blockade on Gaza. Full Story
Typical cave structure housing Palestinian family (Friends of Al Aqsa archive photo -- see related link.)
Wednesday August 20, 2014 - 02:09
The Israeli army, Tuesday, demolished a man-made cave and shed being used to shelter a Palestinian family in al-Walja, a small village established to the northwest of Bethlehem. Full Story
Al Ray archive photo
Wednesday August 20, 2014 - 01:13
Hebrew paper Yedioth Aharnoth reported, Tuesday, citing Israeli political sources, that Israel has agreed to gradually lift the ongoing siege imposed on the Gaza Strip. US Secretary of State John Kerryapparently intends to visit Israel next week. Full Story
photo: Gaza Ministry of Health
Tuesday August 19, 2014 - 22:52
Renewed Israeli airstrikes have injured dozens of Palestinians, including three children, on Tuesday, in the Gaza Strip, and killed at least three more, according to the Ministry of Health. Full Story