Gaza tower housing Al Jazeera office destroyed by Israeli attack

Israel warned residents of the building, which also housed residential apartments and the AP bureau, to evacuate an hour before the air raid. A building that housed international media offices including Al Jazeera’s in the Gaza Strip has been hit by an Israeli air raid that demolished the structure. It was not immediately clear ifContinue reading “Gaza tower housing Al Jazeera office destroyed by Israeli attack”

Thousands of Palestinians flee as Israel intensifies assault on Gaza – BBC News

Israeli military accused of using media to trick Hamas

Just after midnight Friday, the Israeli military put out an ominous statement to the media: “IDF air and ground troops are currently attacking in the Gaza Strip.” The terse statement set off frenzied speculation that Israel had launched a ground invasion of Gaza — a much-feared scenario that would mark a bloody escalation of thisContinue reading “Israeli military accused of using media to trick Hamas”

Israel intensifies attacks in Gaza as conflict enters fifth day

Israel has intensified its assault on Gaza, as Palestinian militants continue to fire rockets into Israel on the fifth day of hostilities. Israel’s military said air and ground forces were involved in attacks on Friday but had not entered Gaza. Meanwhile, clashes between Palestinians and the Israeli security forces spread across much of the occupiedContinue reading “Israel intensifies attacks in Gaza as conflict enters fifth day”

‘We’re watching a lynching’: Jewish crowd in Israel beats Arab man as country erupts in unrest

A video of a crowd of Jewish Israelis beating someone presumed to be an Arab in a Tel Aviv suburb on Wednesday night was broadcast live on Israeli TV as the country erupted in violence between Arabs and Jews. The incident in the coastal city of Bat Yam, caught by a camera operator for IsraeliContinue reading “‘We’re watching a lynching’: Jewish crowd in Israel beats Arab man as country erupts in unrest”

Israel rejects Hamas truce offer; ministers vote to intensify Gaza strikes

PM informs security cabinet that he has turned down proposal for ceasefire on ‘mutual basis’ made via Russia; cabinet member says campaign ‘far from over,’ as ‘whatever we don’t do now, we will have to do in six months or a year’ The security cabinet on Wednesday night approved a plan to intensify military attacksContinue reading “Israel rejects Hamas truce offer; ministers vote to intensify Gaza strikes”

Biden Admin Reportedly Blocking UN Ceasefire Statement as Israel Bombards Gaza

The Biden administration is reportedly blocking the release of a United Nations Security Council statement calling for an immediate cease-fire as Israel continues its devastating assault on the occupied Gaza Strip, killing dozens of Palestinians and injuring hundreds more. According to Reuters, which cited anonymous diplomats and sources familiar with the Biden administration’s strategy, the UnitedContinue reading “Biden Admin Reportedly Blocking UN Ceasefire Statement as Israel Bombards Gaza”

Cable News Stuns With Accurate Reporting On The Israeli-Palestinian Crisis – The Rational National

CNN, MSNBC, and CBC News all offered up shockingly accurate reports about what’s been going with the Israeli-Palestinian crisis.

Israel calls on Biden administration to stay out of Jerusalem crisis

The Biden administration and Israel clashed over the recent escalation in violence between security forces and Palestinians at a holy site in Jerusalem, with the Israelis asking the White House not to intervene, according to Israeli officials. Why it matters: This is the first major crisis between Israel and the Palestinians that the Biden administration hasContinue reading “Israel calls on Biden administration to stay out of Jerusalem crisis”

Palestinians cheer as Israeli barriers come down after Jerusalem Ramadan clashes

Palestinians gathered in celebration outside Jerusalem’s Damascus Gate on Sunday night after barriers put up by Israeli police were removed, allowing them access to a square that became the focus of nightly Ramadan clashes. Thousands filled the East Jerusalem plaza late on Sunday, somewaving Palestinian flags, after police permitted them access to the tiered entranceContinue reading “Palestinians cheer as Israeli barriers come down after Jerusalem Ramadan clashes”

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