WHO says nearly 200,000 Palestinians need health aid after Gaza conflict

The World Health Organization (WHO) Wednesday warned of “staggering health needs” in the occupied Palestinian Territories after last month’s conflict between Israel and Islamist group Hamas. “WHO is scaling up its response to provide health aid for almost 200,000 people in need across the occupied Palestinian Territories (OPT),” which includes the West Bank, WHO’s EasternContinue reading “WHO says nearly 200,000 Palestinians need health aid after Gaza conflict”

‘This Is Not Clashes’: This Palestinian Is Sick Of Western Media

Sick of the way Western news media talk about his people and the abuses they suffer, this Palestinian activist is calling out the networks. Mohammed El-Kurd is facing forced expulsion from his home in Sheikh Jarrah, occupied East Jerusalem, by Israeli settlers – and wants to see U.S. news networks reflect the realities he seesContinue reading “‘This Is Not Clashes’: This Palestinian Is Sick Of Western Media”

‘This Is the Price of War’: Israeli Newspaper Publishes Photos of All 67 Palestinian Children Killed in Gaza Onslaught

“Conversations around Israel/Palestine are changing in Jewish communities across the globe,” said rabbi and author Abby Stein. “It’s about time.” Human rights advocates and journalists applauded the Israeli newspaper Haaretz for its “unprecedented” cover story Thursday—one featuring the photos and stories of 67 Palestinian children killed in the latest bombardment campaign by the Israel Defense Forces.  “This is the priceContinue reading “‘This Is the Price of War’: Israeli Newspaper Publishes Photos of All 67 Palestinian Children Killed in Gaza Onslaught”

‘A war declaration’: Palestinians in Israel decry mass arrests

Israeli police launch wave of arrests targeting Palestinian citizens of Israel who rallied in support of Sheikh Jarrah, Al-Aqsa and Gaza. Israeli police announced they will arrest hundreds of Palestinian citizens of Israel over the coming days for their participation in recent sit-ins in support of Palestinians in occupied East Jerusalem and the besieged GazaContinue reading “‘A war declaration’: Palestinians in Israel decry mass arrests”

Bernie Sanders Is Set to Introduce a Resolution to End Arms Sale to Israel

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) is set to introduce a resolution condemning the United States’ sale of $735 million in weapons to Israel, according to a draft obtained by multiple news outlets. The resolution, along with a similar push in the House, led by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), signals a significant departure among progressives from President Joe Biden’s stance towardContinue reading “Bernie Sanders Is Set to Introduce a Resolution to End Arms Sale to Israel”

Israel-Gaza crisis: Netanyahu, Hamas vow to continue fighting as casualties rise

Israel and Hamas have continued to fight, with no signs of deescalation. Israeli airstrikes hit multiple buildings in Gaza, killing civilians, while Hamas rained a barrage of rockets on southern Israel. Israel and Hamas traded blows on Saturday, with no signs of deescalation between the two sides. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed to continueContinue reading “Israel-Gaza crisis: Netanyahu, Hamas vow to continue fighting as casualties rise”

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”

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