Tag: Israel

No cease-fire until Israeli blockade of Gaza is lifted

A Palestinian health official says 13 people were killed early Wednesday after tank shells hit a U.N. school in Gaza where hundreds of Palestinians had taken refuge from Israeli attacks. Gaza health official Ashraf al-Kidra said another 40 Palestinians were wounded in the shelling. Adnan Abu Hasna, a spokesman for a U.N. aid agency, said […]

Thousands take to NY streets to protest Israeli offensive in Gaza

NEW YORK – Thousands of people took to the streets of New York City on Friday evening to protest Israel’s offensive in the Gaza Strip and demand an end to the violence that has reportedly killed nearly 850 Palestinians. Police scrambled to corral the demonstrators, which officers estimated numbered between 2,000 and 3,000, as they […]

UN Human Rights Council Accuses Israel of ‘Acting in Gaza Like the Nazis’

The UN Human Rights Council held a special session in Geneva on July 23, 2014 to declare effectively that Israelis do not have human rights. The session ended with a resolution that launched an “investigation” into what the Council decided in advance were Israel’s violations of Palestinian rights. The vote was 29 in favor, 1 against […]

Iran General: We Will Hunt Down Israelis House To House

The deputy commander of Iran’s Revolutionary Guards vowed revenge against Israel for its ongoing military incursion into Gaza, which has already killed hundreds of Palestinians and dozens of Israelis.   “You [people of Israel] are trees without any roots which were planted in the Islamic lands by the British,” Brig. Gen. Hossein Salami said at […]

Israel deepens Gaza push to destroy Hamas tunnels

Israeli troops pushed deeper into Gaza on Friday to destroy rocket launching sites and tunnels, firing volleys of tank shells and clashing with Palestinian fighters in a high-stakes ground offensive meant to weaken the enclave’s Hamas rulers. Israel launched the operation late Thursday, following a 10-day campaign of more than 2,000 air strikes against Gaza […]

Gaza ground op comes after all other options exhausted

Thursday some 13 Hamas terrorists were caught attempting to enter Israel through a tunnel, and according to Israel, the need to neutralize the subterranean threat was part of the reasons behind the launch the ground operation, some 10-days after Israel began Operation Protective Edge in Gaza. Until Thursday, the majority of the operation focused on […]

Peres to Pope Francis: Extremists are the cause of suffering in Gaza

“The residents of Gaza are not our enemies and we don’t want to see them suffer. Gazans themselves did not choose the situations they are currently in,” Peres told the Pope adding that, “The purpose of our work is to put an end to the tactics which terrorists have developed – rockets in the sky […]

Israel launches ground invasion of Gaza

Israeli forces backed by artillery barrages and airstrikes launched a major ground offensive into Gaza late Thursday, marking a dramatic escalation of the 10-day-old conflict with the Palestinian militant group Hamas. Spokesmen for the Israel Defense Forces said the goal of the offensive was limited: to destroy tunnels used by the militants to infiltrate into […]

Israel’s ground offensive ‘foolish’ will have ‘dreadful consequences’

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu released a statement on Thursday night after 10:00 saying that the security cabinet approved the ground operation in Gaza after Israel agreed to the Egyptian cease-fire proposal on Tuesday, which Hamas rejected. In addition, the statement said, Hamas even fired rockets during Thursday’s five-hour humanitarian cease-fire. “In light of Hamas’ continuous […]

When Even the UN Begins Condemning Palestinian Terrorists, You Know Israel is Right

In 2013, the interpreter was caught via a ‘hot mic’ saying, “I think when you have… like a total of ten resolutions on Israel and Palestine, there’s gotta be something, c’est un peu trop, non? [It’s a bit much, no?] I mean I know… There’s other really bad shit happening, but no one says anything […]