At Gaza Hospital, Grief and Shock for Families of
By Sudarsan Raghavan
He was at the hospital, crying in front of his father’s shattered
corpse, a headless tangle of flesh and bone.
Flee Or Die
Israel Takes Away 44% of Gaza Land … Herds Gazans Into Remaining Area
By Washington's Blog
These were crowded neighborhoods less than three weeks ago. Now they
have been literally depopulated.
CBS Host: Palestinians Force Israel to Kill Kids
By Peter Hart
To suggest that Hamas desires that Palestinian children be murdered is
offensive and irresponsible in the extreme.
Professor Ilan Pappé:
Israel Has Chosen to be a "Racist Apartheid State" with U.S. Support
Israel, in 2014, made a decision that it prefers to be a racist
apartheid state and not a democracy, and it still hopes that the United
States would license this decision
Open Letter to the Liberal Party of Canada on
By Independent Jewish Voices - Canada
The (Liberal Party) statement commends Israel for "its commitment to
peace" while Israel is in the process of massacring hundreds of
civilians, including bombing children, schools, hospitals, and UN
"The Crisis of Palestine" George Galloway
British MP, George Galloway On Israel's Attack On Gaza.
Two Films by John Pilger
Palestine, War and the Lethal Role of Journalists
By Counterpunch Newswire
In this age of endless imperial war, the lives of countless men, women
and children depend on the truth or their blood is on us.”
A GOP Ultimatum to Vlad
By Patrick J. Buchanan
Where do we come off telling the Russians what kind of government they
America's Hypocrisy on Ukraine
By Ivan Eland
The hypocrisy of US foreign policy – famous in the world for criticizing
other countries for the same things it has done – is again on display.
The Latest US Government Hoax
By Paul Craig Roberts
Washington’s campaign of lies against Russia proves the absence of
integrity in the US government and is reckless as it can lead to war.
War Is Coming
By Paul Craig Roberts
Russia has emerged from tyranny and from a government based on lies,
while the US and UK submerge into tyranny shielded by lies.
The Emperor’s Rage: Let Chaos Envelop the World!
By James Petras
The US President is on the verge of a mental breakdown: He’s a
liar of Munchausen proportions with a bad case of political paranoia,
war hysteria and megalomania.
The Absurd, Bureaucratic Hell That Is the
American Police State
By John W. Whitehead
Obedience is the precondition to totalitarianism, and the precondition
to obedience is fear.
50 killed in Israeli shelling
Tuesday, power plant forced to shut down:
The strikes brought the death toll in Gaza to 1,138, including
nearly 300 children, Fire caused by Israeli shell shuts down Gaza's sole
power plant .
Naming the dead:
Humanize Palestine attempts to restore the humanity that is
often stripped away when Palestinians are reduced to calculative deaths,
forgettable names, and burned and mutilated bodies, rather than people
who shared loved ones, stories, dreams and aspirations.
Gaza women bear psychological scars of war:
Fearing for their lives and that of their children, Palestinian women
are suffering from severe mental health issues.
9 Israeli soldiers killed in Gaza:
Israeli military says 9 soldiers killed in attack on Gaza
Israel army tells all north Gaza residents to
flee their homes: The Israeli
military on Monday, demanded that Palestinians evacuate their homes
"immediately," potentially displacing more than 400,000 people.
Israeli PM Speaks Of 'prolonged' Campaign In Gaza:
"What is coming will be worse," the Israeli military said
Kerry: Any Gaza truce must lead to Hamas
disarmament "We also believe that any
process to resolve the crisis in Gaza in a lasting and meaningful way
must lead to the disarmament of Hamas and all terrorist groups."
US downplays Israeli criticism of truce talks as
diplomatic strain shows: The White
House and secretary of state John Kerry dismiss harsh reports from
Israeli media and deny rift between the allies
Harry Reid: Israel may need more aid to kill
people in Gaza: : The Obama
administration’s $225 million request to aid Israel during its war with
Hamas may not be enough, warned Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid on
Jewish leaders join members of Congress at DC
event showing solidarity with Israel:
The Conference of Presidents of Major Jewish Organizations – billed as
“a show of solidarity with the people and State of Israel.”
Congress Introduces New Resolutions Supporting
Israel: The resolution states that
Israel “must be allowed to take actions necessary to remove the present
and future threats posed by Hamas’ rockets and tunnels.”
Israel Using U.S. Weapons to Kill
in Gaza: “In its current attack on
the occupied and besieged Palestinian Gaza Strip, Israel is misusing
U.S.-supplied weaponry, in violation of U.S. laws such as the Arms
Export Control and Foreign Assistance Act, to carry out massacres
against Palestinian civilians
“Gaza is a graveyard,” sing joyful Israeli
youths: Video - ‘Tomorrow there’s no
school in Gaza, they don’t have any children left.’”
Poll Confirms -Israelis Love To Kill
: Ninety-one percent (91%) of Israeli Jews
support Israel's campaign against the people of Gaza, according to a
survey published Monday - and just 4.2% believe the operation is a
Americans Don’t Want the U.S. To Take Sides in
Foreign Conflicts: U.S. support for
the Israeli government is endorsed by virtually every elected official
in the U.S, but that policy doesn’t even have the support of 40% of the
Propaganda alert: 'We
are looking at the beginnings of a Holocaust':
The situation facing European Jewry is “simply intolerable, unacceptable
and inexcusable,” Israeli Jewish Congress president Vladimir Sloutsker
told MKs and foreign diplomats.
Israeli embassy warns Ireland will fall under
Images of the Mona Lisa in Paris wearing a niqab and carrying a rocket
launcher also featured in the propaganda.
When the Daily Mail's Max Hastings turns against
Israel, you know it's in deep trouble:
Much of the world says: the Jewish people have been historic
standard-bearers for civilisation. Does Benjamin Netanyahu’s campaign in
Gaza represent that — or barbarism?
How Israel Uses Twitter, Facebook & Tinder to
Legitimize Murder: Video - Abby
Martin, going over the different ways Israel targets international
audiences with ‘Hasbara’, a narrative that gives legitimacy to policies
that have killed and displaced millions of Palestinian Arabs.
Iraqi Air Force Kills 150 "ISIL" in Mosul:
"The Iraqi air force bombed two assemblies of the ISIL terrorists in
Mosul and killed 150 of them," a statement by the military intelligence
department said Monday.
31 killed in Baghdad
: At least 31 people were killed and 20 others were
wounded in the latest violent attacks and conflicts in Iraq, police
source said on Monday.
License to kill civilians with impunity in Iraq:
Iraqi government forces, in so far as they can still operate in
impunity, are competing with the 'Sunni' Islamic State and 'Shiite'
Ahlil-Haq in targeting civilians
France to facilitate asylum for Iraq's
Christians: France said Monday that
it was ready to welcome Christians from northern Iraq who have been told
by the Al-Qaeda offshoot group now ruling the region to either convert
to Islam, pay a religious levy or face death.
US Marshals Ordered to Seize Oil From Kurdish
Tanker off Texas: Acting on a request
from the central government in Iraq, a U.S. judge has signed an order
telling the U.S. Marshals Service to seize a cargo of oil from Iraqi
Kurdistan aboard a tanker off the Texas coast
12 killed in Yemen car blast
: Two soldiers and 10 jihadists were killed Sunday in
attempted car bomb attacks on army posts and subsequent clashes in the
southern province of Abyan, a military official said.
Militants in Syria put victims' heads on poles;
hundreds killed daily: In some of the
most gruesome images yet to emerge from the latest mass violence in
Syria, videos show militants raising their victims' severed heads on
50 Soldiers Beheaded And Their Heads Put On
Poles: Video - Warning - : Jihadists
from the Islamic State group have killed at least 50 Syrian soldiers in
an ambush, summarily executing most of them after their capture, a
monitoring group says.
Russia Sends Stern Warning to Saudi Arabia:
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov expressed grave concerns toward
Saudi Arabia’s insistence to provide Syrian rebels with high tech
weaponry when it has been established that such weapons often found
their way to terror cells, Islam Times reported.
Abu Sayyaf Gunmen Kill 21 Filipinos in Road
Attack: Abu Sayyaf gunmen attacked
Filipino civilians traveling to celebrate the end of Ramadan with their
families on Monday, killing 21, including at least six children, in a
brazen road attack that was the bloodiest in recent years
Militants' attack on Eid day kills 6 in N.
Pakistan: At least six people were
killed in an attack on the house of former provincial minister Bakht
Bedar by armed men in northern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan
on Tuesday, police said.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai's cousin killed by
suicide bomber: A cousin of outgoing
Afghan President Hamid Karzai has been killed in a suicide bomb attack
at his home near the southern city of Kandahar.
Pentagon auditor spotlights US billions blown in
Afghanistan: The inspector general,
has identified potentially billions of dollars wasted in Afghanistan,
including donation of planes the local government doesn't need or can't
19 Civilians killed in eastern Ukraine amid
Intense fighting between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian rebels in
eastern Ukraine killed at least 19 civilians, local officials said on
Tuesday, as Kiev pressed an offensive to close in on the separatists.
US says Russia violated nuclear treaty:
Washington urges immediate talks on what it calls a violation of its
security and that of its allies.
EU set to widen sanctions on Russia over Ukraine:
The European Union is set to agree new sanctions against Russia,
targeting its finance, energy and defence sectors over the conflict in
Ukraine plans to introduce temporary 1.5%
military law - Yatseniuk: The
Ukrainian government intends to introduce a temporary 1.5% military
duty, which will be an addition to the personal income tax.
Senators consider obscure rule in CIA torture
report declassification debate: Mark
Udall said procedure could be invoked to compel Obama administration to
release more of landmark Senate report
2 killed in Nigerian bomb attack:
- A female suicide bomber blew herself up at a petrol station in
northern Nigeria’s biggest city of Kano on Monday, killing one other
person, a military source said
Libya's descent into chaos 'worse than
revolution': Militias from the
western city of Zintan and Islamist militias from Misrata are locked in
a fierce battle over Tripoli airport.
Libyan Authorities Paying for Legal Defense of
Al-Qaeda Suspect: The Libyan
government is paying to defend Abu Anas Libi, an al-Qaeda member
suspected of terrorism, The Washington Post reported.
US is no safer after 13 years of war, a top
Pentagon official says: “We have a
whole gang of new actors out there that are far more extreme than Al
Qaeda,” says Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, head of the Defense Intelligence
Agency, which employs some 17,000 American intelligence collectors in
140 countries around the world.
NSA Surveillance Threatens Press Freedom and
Right to Counsel: government
surveillance exposed by NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has impaired if
not eliminated the ability of news-gatherers and attorneys to
communicate confidentially with their sources and their clients
July 28, 2014
Israel's 155mm Cure For Terrorism
By Eric Margolis
Now’s the time, in Israel’s view, to crush Hamas into dust and tell
foreign critics to go to hell.
The Children of Gaza
"We Share Responsibility"
Jon Snow recounts the scene in Gaza's al-Shifa hospital, where doctors
struggle to treat adults and children wounded by Israeli attacks.
We Don’t Care Much About Palestinians, Do We?
By Robert Fisk
What if it had been 35 Palestinian dead, and 800 Israeli?
Screams, Tears And Death
Shujayea: Massacre at Dawn
A powerful film with exclusive footage from the day of the
Israeli assault on the densely populated district of Shujayea in Gaza
City. A film by Amjad Almalki and Ahmed Ashour.
The Punishment of Gaza
Washington is Complicit in Israel’s Crimes
By Paul Findley
All citizens of the United States must face the truth: Our government
is complicit in in Israeli crimes against humanity.
Syllogism of Death
By Dan Lieberman
Explaining the attack on Gaza by logic, reveals a syllogism of death.
Israel's Propaganda War
Secret Report Helps Israelis Hide Facts:
By Patrick Cockburn
The study admits that the Israeli government does not really want a
two-state solution, but says this should be masked because 78 per cent
of Americans do.
Hug A Terrorist
Girls act to save Gaza victims.
Rwanda 1994 vs Gaza 2014
Samantha Power And The Age Of Genocide
By Soraya Sepahpour-Ulrich
Hypocrisy has never shown such an ugly, shameless face as that of
America’s ambassador to the UN, Samantha Power.
Did A Ukrainian Fighter Plane Use Malaysian
Airlines MH17 For Cover?
Militia Soldier - Elena, from Sloviansk
This video was uploaded June 18, 2014, a month before Malaysian Airlines
MH17 crashed in Ukraine.
Another State Department Hoax?
Washington Is Escalating the Orchestrated Ukrainian “Crisis” to War
By Paul Craig Roberts
US intelligence says, no evidence of Russian involvement in the
destruction of the Malaysian airliner.
People Are Waking Up!
Ukrainians Are Burning Their Military Writs
Ukrainians are burning their military writs, refusing to leave their
sons to Ministry of Defense.
Libya's Destruction a Warning to Egypt, Syria, &
By Tony Cartalucci
For those wondering what will become of Egypt, Syria, or Ukraine, should
NATO succeed, one needs only to look at Libya.
Discourse of War and Doublethink. “When the Lie Becomes the Truth”
By Jean-Claude Paye and Tülay Umay
Since the attacks of September 11, we are witnessing a transformation of
the way the media report the news.
The World As We Know It.
Did Al Qaeda Cash in on the 9/11 Attacks?
By Mark Gaffney
Is it believable that the very same terrorists who sought to destroy
America got away with profiting from the subsequent vast expansion of
the US war machine?
End Torture, Shut Down the CIA!
By Ron Paul
For our own safety, end the CIA!
Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl - Pat Tillman
A Hero Sandwich and an Order of Fries
By Deke Solomon
'heroic death by friendly fire' that which looks exactly like 'murder
America's Lost Decade
Typical Household Wealth Has Plunged 36% Since 2003
By Tyler Durden
Does it feel like you're poorer? There is a simple reason why - you are!
At least 1,052 Palestinians have
been killed : More than 6,000 injured
since Israel’s military offensive began on July 8. Forty-three Israeli
soldiers have also been killed, along with two Israeli civilians and one
IDF Soldier Deliberately Killed by His Own:
There seems a Spartan sense of sacrifice among Israelis that part of the
cost of serving in the army is that your own brothers may be forced to
kill you for the greater good of the nation.
Meshaal: We are ready to coexist with Jews, but
not 'occupiers': "We are not
fanatics, we are not fundamentalists. We are not actually fighting the
Jews because they are Jews per se. We do not fight any other races. We
fight the occupiers," he said.
You Can't Kill Hamas, You Can Only Make It
Experts and insiders say that Israel's military offensive will only
further radicalize the Palestinian population -- and alienate frustrated
friends in the United States.
Obama presses Netanyahu: It is imperative to
reach immediate humanitarian cease-fire:
Senior U.S. official: Israeli criticism of Kerry was 'extremely
'John Kerry is an alien, an ongoing
embarrassment': what Israel thinks of US secretary of state:
When the insult is levelled by the previously supportive Haaretz
newspaper, standard-bearer of the country's liberal-Left, it may be time
for him – and by extension, President Barack Obama – to take notice.
Graham: U.N. move 'anti-Semitic':
The South Carolina Republican slammed the U.N. Human Rights Council for
its vote last week to launch an investigation into potential human
rights abuses in Gaza.
Prescott accuses Israel of ‘war crime’:
Any other country would be made an international “pariah” if it acted in
the same way, Lord Prescott said, and he directly compared the situation
in Gaza with a concentration camp
Australia: MPs condemn Israeli attacks on Gaza,
accuse Federal Government of being blatantly pro-Israel:
Thirty state and federal MPs have signed a strongly-worded letter
condemning the Israeli military's attacks on Gaza.
Australia should ban citizens from joining IDF,
Muslim leader says: President of the
Lebanese Muslim Association says it is 'not fair' that Australian
jihadists returning from Iraq, Syria can face prosecution, while
Australian conscripts in the Israeli army don't.
Brazil Condemns Israeli Offensive in Gaza,
Recalls Ambassador: The Brazilian
government has recalled its ambassador from Tel Aviv and condemned what
it called the "disproportionate use of force" by Israel in a military
offensive in Gaza.
More than a million people protest horrific
carnage in Gaza:
The world has reacted in disgust to pictures of the indiscriminate
slaughter of civilians in Gaza, including women and children
Protesters condemn Canada's unqualified support
of Israel: “The government shouldn’t
be simply rubber stamping everything that comes from (Israeli Prime
Minister) Benjamin Netanyahu,” added Dewar. “We should be telling him
that there are too many civilian casualties and it’s unacceptable.”
Scandinavian countries condemn Israel's
disproportionate violence: Denmark,
Finland and Norway are backing the Palestinian people in Gaza with
substantial medical aid. Denmark and Finland followed the EU position of
condemning Israeli attacks on innocent Gazans.
American leaders condemn Israeli operation in
Gaza: The presidents of Venezuela and
Bolivia have called for the UN to condemn Israel. President Nicolas
Maduro likened the latest operation, to an “extermination.”
Egypt army destroys 13 more Gaza tunnels:
Egypt's army said Sunday it has destroyed 13 more tunnels connecting the
Sinai Peninsula to the Gaza Strip, taking to 1,639 the overall number it
has laid waste to.
Tony Blair 'should be in the Middle East, not the
UK': Tony Blair blasted for throwing
surprise birthday party for wife Cherie's 60th at their £6million
mansion - as Gaza death toll passes 1,050
Shiite militia display jihadist bodies in Iraq
city: - Shiite militiamen in Iraq's
city of Baquba dragged the bodies of Islamic State jihadist fighters
through the streets Sunday and hung them from a bridge and a utility
20 killed in clashes and bomb attacks in Iraq:
- In Iraq's eastern province of Diyala, Iraqi security forces backed by
military aircraft recaptured seven villages near the city of Udheim in
the north of the provincial capital city of Baquba, clashing with
fighters and killing nine militants,
Seven Killed in Syria Blast:
A booby-trapped pick-up van exploded in the main street in al-Arman
district, Xinhua reported citing state news agency SANA.
Isis fighters BEHEAD dozens of Syrian soldiers in
sickening video: WARNING GRAPHIC
CONTENT:: SICKENING footage has emerged of dozens of soldiers beheaded
by barbaric Isis fighters in northern Syria.
Syrian army retakes gas field from fighters:
During the assault on the field, Islamic State fighters killed at least
270 soldiers, guards and staff and also killed at least 85 soldiers when
they captured an army base in the province of Raqqa on Friday
ISIS militants capture city of Hassakeh as more
Syrian rebel fighters reportedly join ranks:
“ ISIS jihadists took over the army’s Regiment 121 at Maylabieh” in
northeast province after a three-day battle, the Britain-based
At least six dead in attacks on southern Yemen
army posts: Militant attacks on two
army outposts in southern Yemen killed at least eight people early on
Sunday, local officials said, two months after the government said it
had cleared that area of al Qaeda fighters in an offensive.
59 killed in fierce Libya fighting:
AT LEAST 36 people have been killed in Libya’s eastern city of Benghazi,
many of them civilians, in clashes between Libyan special forces and
Islamist militants over the weekend, according to medical and security
British embassy convoy attacked in Libya's
Tripoli: The attack took place in
western Tripoli, witnesses said, and came after Washington evacuated its
mission in the embattled Libyan capital under air cover on Saturday.
U.S. Embassy in Libya Evacuated After Heavy Violence:
The United States has evacuated its embassy staff in Libya due to
violence between rival militias in the capital. Secretary of State John
Kerry said there was a "very real risk" to US diplomats.
Foreigners urged to flee Libya fighting:
European nations have called on their citizens to leave Libya as heavy
fighting between troops loyal to a renegade general and militias in the
eastern city of Benghazi left more than 36 people dead.
Five killed in bomb attack on Nigerian church:
At least five people are dead and eight have been injured in a bomb
blast outside a Catholic church, one of two attacks prompting the
cancellation of planned religious festivities in the northern Nigerian
city of Kano.
Boko Haram kidnaps wife of Cameroon vice PM:
Three die as wife taken in attack on politician's home, while local
religious leader captured in separate raid.
Ebola outbreak: Liberia closes most border
crossings: The Liberian government on
Sunday closed most of the West African nation's border crossings and
introduced stringent health measures to curb the spread of the deadly
Ebola virus that has killed at least 660 people across the region.
15 killed in wave of attacks in Afghanistan:
The Taliban attacks focused on Kandahar Province, where Taliban fighters
killed six police officers—including a district police chief—in assaults
on some 15 checkpoints
Family of Marine killed in Afghanistan pushes
back against cover-up: The family of
a Marine murdered in Afghanistan is accusing the Corps of a cover-up by
refusing to turn over documents that would show the dangerous
environment inside Forward Operating Base Delhi.
Arming The Taliban? Pentagon running out of time
to find mass of missing weapons in Afghanistan:
The Pentagon has lost track of more than 40 percent of the $626 million
in firearms it has provided to Afghanistan’s security forces
Dozens, including 2 children, die as Kiev troops
shell Gorlovka in E.Ukraine (VIDEO):
At least 13 civilians and likely dozens more have been killed by
continuing artillery barrages, as government troops close in on militia
positions around the city of Gorlovka in eastern Ukraine.
Fighting Intensifies Near MH17 Disaster Site:
Ukrainian armed forces mounted a major onslaught against pro-Russian
separatist fighters Sunday in an attempt to gain control over the area
where a Malaysia Airlines plane was downed earlier this month.
US releases satellite images 'proving' Russia is
firing into Ukraine: Monochrome
images taken by civilian satellites are said to be indicating fire from
multiple rocket launchers “on the Russian side of the border” and
“artillery strikes within Ukraine.”
Admitted Liar Claims Russia Is Shooting Artillery
Into Ukraine: Director of National
Intelligence James Clapper is an known liar:
US allegations of Russia firing at Ukraine are
‘baseless’ – Russian MP: While
speaking about Ukrainian artillery frequently hitting Russian territory
since the beginning of summer, Klintsevich said that several of his
colleagues support the idea of precision strikes against those artillery
machines used to target Russia.
What Jesus Would Do At The Border:
A dedicated coalition of volunteers and faith groups have banded
together at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in downtown McAllen to create
an oasis of relief for the ever-increasing number of immigrant families
crossing the border between the U.S. and Mexico.
July 27, 2014
Israeli War Tactics Ignore Children’s Innocence
By Nicole Fritz
To insist, as Israel does, that the people of Gaza
have the power themselves to end their suffering, when one in five of
those dead is a child, is callously disingenuous.
Blockading the Truth: Obama's Big Lie About Gaza
By Chris Floyd
It is impossible that Barack Obama does not know
these undisputed facts.
The World Is Doomed By Western Insouciance
By Paul Craig Roberts
Russia is in danger of preemptive nuclear attack by Washington.
Obama’s Ukrainian Ploy Collapses; Ukraine Now
Seeks Direct U.S. Bailout
By Eric Zuesse
The government that Obama installed in February is now seeking
direct U.S. support in order to continue its ethnic cleansing campaign.
The NSA’s New Partner in Spying
Saudi Arabia’s Brutal State Police
By Glenn Greenwald and Murtaza Hussain
The Saudi Ministry of Interior—referred to in the
document as MOI— has been condemned for years as one of the most brutal
human rights violators in the world.
Do-nothing Congress Takes A Vacation
By Jim Hightower
Not only do our lawmakers love to vacation, but
they also tiptoe around ethics rules so lobbyists can pay for their
Hillary Clinton’s Real Scandal Is Honduras, Not
By Emily Schwartz Greco
Is it too soon to predict who will be the next
president of the United States?
Report: Israel kills more than 1.000 people in
Gaza: Agrees to extend truce for 24
hours: Truce extended until midnight Sunday, Haaretz reports as army
announces death of 2 soldiers; Palestinian death toll well over 1,000.
More Than 130 Bodies Pulled From Gaza Rubble:
The bodies of more than 132 Palestinians were recovered from the rubble
across the Gaza Strip in the first half of a 12-hour humanitarian truce
today, medics said.
Truce cut short as Israel resumes attack on Gaza:
The Israeli military said it is resuming the offensive on the Gaza
Strip, cutting short a temporary ceasefire after Hamas militants
rejected the truce and continued to fire rockets at Israel.
Gazans dig dead from rubble in scenes of war
devastation: The scene was one
repeated across the Gaza Strip on Saturday, as desperate residents
ventured out during a fragile 12-hour truce only to be met with evidence
of death and destruction on a scale that reduced men to tears.
Gaza ceasefire reveals full extent of Israeli
destruction: Thousands of people in
Gaza have ventured out from homes and shelters during a 12-hour
ceasefire to find that whole streets and neighbourhoods have been
destroyed in the last week.
Two soldiers succumb to wounds, raising death
toll to 42: : Two soldiers succumb to
wounds, raising death toll to 42 | The Times of Israel
Hamas calls Israel truce terms 'unacceptable':
Hamas has said an Israeli offer to extend a humanitarian ceasefire in
Gaza is unacceptable because it does not include provision for the
withdrawal of Israeli troops and for residents in the enclave to return
to their homes.
Palestinians will not 'raise a white flag':
Massive protests erupted in several cities and towns across the West
Bank over the weekend, including Jenin, Beit Ommar, and Nablus, and at
least nine Palestinians have been killed in the West Bank in a 24-hour
period ending early on Saturday.
‘Kerry told Hamas many of its demands would be
met under ceasefire deal’: Kerry’s
handling of the ceasefire effort was castigated by Israeli sources on
Friday and Saturday, and the Israeli security cabinet unanimously
rejected his ceasefire proposal on Friday night.
Kerry ‘completely capitulated’ to Hamas in
ceasefire proposal, say Israeli sources:
Israeli ministers, who on Friday unanimously rejected US secretary’s
offer, reported to describe him as ‘negligent, incapable of handling the
most basic matters’
Hamas leader: 'Israelis are playing games':
Al Jazeera sat down with Osama Hamdan, one of Hamas' senior leaders and
head of foreign relations, to discuss the Israeli military offensive in
Gaza, what the group has achieved militarily and diplomatically, and
what the future prospects of a long-term solution are.
Hamas not complicit in teens’ kidnap: Israeli
police: The Israeli Police Foreign
Press Spokesman, Micky Rosenfeld, appears to have falsified the Israeli
government’s claim that Hamas was responsible for the killing of three
Israeli settler teens in June
Five Israeli Talking Points on Gaza—Debunked:
Israel claims that it is merely exercising its right to self-defense and
that Gaza is no longer occupied. Here’s what you need to know about
these talking points and more.
Jewish mob accused of beating East Jerusalem men:
Two Arab residents of East Jerusalem were hospitalized on Friday after
being beaten by a Jewish mob in the capital, they said.
Australia: Alhadeff resigns over Israel email:
The email, which was sent in Mr Alhadeff's capacity as CEO of the NSW
Jewish Board of Deputies, claimed Israel was operating with "care to
avoid civilian casualties".
Canada’s New Democratic Party supports Israeli
war crimes: Op-Ed: As the death toll
in Gaza continues to mount, Canada’s social democratic New Democratic
Party (NDP) has come under increasing criticism for its failure to
denounce the murderous assault being carried out by the Israeli
85 Syrian troops killed by Islamist militants:
Fate of 200 other soldiers remain unknown
according to human rights group
Syria: ISIS ‘beheads scores of Syrian soldiers’
after daring assault on army base (GRAPHIC):
ISIS published photos of the beheadings of soldiers and officers at a
Syrian government base near the eastern city of Raqqa
Video shows American suicide bomber in Syria:
Al-Nusra Front claims Moner Mohammad Abu-Salha, who grew up in Florida,
carried out attack on army positions in Idlib.
Syria regime retakes gas field from ISIS:
Syrian government troops Saturday recaptured the Shaar gas field in Homs
province from the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria, a week after
the jihadists seized it, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.
Twelve killed in Yemen car bombs:
Two car bombs exploded before reaching their targets, while a third went
off at the gate of a base, said a military official.
Iraq's Mosul counts the cost of insurgent rule:
When the army left and the gunmen came it was the first time we could
breathe. Before I had to wait two hours in traffic just to get to work
because of all the checkpoints. Now I can get to my shop in 10 minutes,”
House Votes For Checks On Obama's Iraq War
Powers: The House of Representatives
sent a bipartisan message to President Barack Obama Friday, warning the
commander-in-chief that lawmakers do not want him to escalate war in
Iraq without first going to Congress for permission.
More than 50 killed in Libya's Benghazi, Tripoli
after heavy clashes?: At least 36
people were killed in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi, many of them
civilians, in clashes between Libyan Special Forces and Islamist
militants on Saturday night and Sunday morning, medical and security
15 Killed as Rockets Hit Residential Building in
Libya: The building, which housed
Egyptian workers, was completely destroyed by the explosion, ITAR-TASS
US evacuates embassy in Tripoli:
The United States shuttered its embassy in Libya yesterday and evacuated
its diplomats to neighbouring Tunisia under military escort as fighting
intensified between rival militias.
Egypt says fighters killed in Sinai clashes:
Military quoted as claiming deaths of 14 fighters and arrest of 47
others near Sheikh Zuwaid in north Sinai.
Tunisian soldiers killed near Algeria border:
Two Tunisian soldiers have been killed and six injured in a gunfight
near the border with Algeria, the second such attack in less than two
UN sounds urgent famine warning for S Sudan:
World urged not to stand by as aid chiefs say 50,000 children could die
from malnutrition in world's worst food crisis.
Over 20 killed, 80 injured in ‘worst’ shelling of
Lugansk by Ukrainian forces: At least
24 civilians were killed and another 85 injured as the city of Lugansk
in eastern Ukraine was heavily shelled by Kiev forces on Friday and
Saturday, media reported.
Mayor of central Ukrainian city shot dead:
- The mayor of the central Ukrainian town of Kremenchuk was shot dead on
Saturday and the house of another mayor in Lviv to the West was hit by
fire from a grenade launcher, the Interior Ministry said.
Russian media allege flight MH17 shot down by
Ukrainian missile unit: New and
detailed allegations in the Russian media come amid mounting US and
European Union charges that Russia is responsible for the shooting down
of the jetliner.
US Administration Relies on Blatant Lies in Its
Foreign Policy – Russian Foreign Ministry:
“Judging by a relentless blackwashing campaign against Russia, launched
by the US Administration, they more often rely on blatant lies while
conducting its foreign policy.
Putin facing multi-million pound legal action
over alleged role in MH17 crash:
British lawyers have flown to Ukraine to prepare a class action against
the Russian president on behalf of bereaved families l.
Six armed Taliban, two others killed in Afghan
shootout: Police confronted the
fighters in Spin Boldak district, near the Pakistani border, on Sunday
morning and firefights ensued.
Two U.S. occupation force soldiers killed in
Afghanistan: Improvised explosive
device kills two U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan, while a third dies in the
U.S. from disease contracted in Afghanistan.
Wyden Ponders Release of CIA Torture Report
Without White House ConsentA senior
Senate Democrat is firing a warning shot at the White House against
stalling the release of a report about the past use of torture by the
U.S. intelligence community.
When Media Mergers Limit More Than Competition:
The prospect of a merger between 21st Century Fox and Time Warner Inc.,
would reduce control of the major Hollywood studios to five owners, from
six, and major television producers to four, from five.
Satellite Study Reveals Parched U.S. West Using
Up Underground Water: More than 75
percent of the water loss in the drought-stricken Colorado River Basin
since late 2004 came from underground resources. The extent of
groundwater loss may pose a greater threat to the water supply of the
western United States than previously thought.