Tag: Palestine

Palestinian delegation to arrive in Cairo

The Palestinian delegation includes yet unnamed representatives from both Hamas and Islamic Jihad, and was set to be headed by Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. The Israeli delegation includes Shin Bet chief Yoram Cohen and the head of the Policy and Political-Military Affairs department in the Defense Ministry Maj.-Gen. (Res.) Amos Gilad. PLO official Wasel […]

UN accuses Israel over Jabaliya attack

UN spokesman Chris Gunness said “the world stands disgraced” by the attack, in which 15 died and dozens were hurt. The Israeli military said an initial inquiry suggested soldiers responded to mortar fire. The military says it is now holding a partial, four-hour humanitarian ceasefire. Some 1,200 Palestinians and 55 Israelis have been killed in […]

Hamas invites Hezbollah to join in fighting against Israel

Hamas wants Hezbollah to join the now three-week-old conflict with Israel, the deputy political bureau chief of the Palestinian Islamist organization reportedly said on Wednesday. Moussa Abu Marzouk, who serves as Khaled Mashaal’s top deputy and who is currently based in Cairo, told the Russian news agency RIA Novosti on Wednesday that the organization hoped […]

Give Gaza back to Abbas, end the war

“There are many different elements (among the Palestinians) and no real connections because there’s no real army, so there’s no real government,” he said. “I hope at the end of the day, the other side will also reach the conclusion that the biggest victory is to end the war with diplomatic negotiations and peace on […]

Chile Recalls Israeli Ambassador Over Gaza

“Chile observes with great concern and disappointment that [Israeli] military operations — which at this stage constitute a collective punishment of the civilian Palestinian population in Gaza — do not respect the fundamental norms of international humanitarian law as demonstrated by the more than 1000 victims, including women and children, as well as attacks on […]

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 […]

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 […]

As the Israeli Cabinet delays its decision, Palestinians hammer Tel Aviv with heaviest barrage yet

As the Israeli Cabinet failed to reach a decision about Gaza operation, after a relatively quiet night the Palestinians Wednesday launched their heaviest barrage of rockets in the current conflict to date at Gush Dan. Hamas claimed responsibility for sending M-75s at the region. Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi’s ceasefire ploy Tuesday, July 15, instead of […]

Turkey PM accuses Israel of ‘state terrorism’ over Gaza

Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday stepped up his rhetoric against Israel over its deadly air offensive on Gaza, accusing the Jewish state of committing “state terrorism” against the Palestinians. Presenting himself as the sole world leader speaking up for the Palestinians, Erdogan said that any normalisation in the troubled ties between Israel […]