Ceasefire ends amid intense Rafah
clashes, report of soldier captured:
The clashes came after Israeli forces shelled Gaza multiple times since
the commencement of the ceasefire, killing four Palestinians. Before it
came into effect at 8 a.m., Israel had already killed 16 Palestinians in
strikes and shelling since midnight.
Gaza death toll surpasses that of
Cast Lead as count hits 1,437:
In the most recent lethal Israeli attack, an airstrike hit the al-Bayoumi
family home in al-Nusairat refugee camp, killing at least 11
Palestinians and injuring at least 45.
Three-day ceasefire begins in Gaza Strip:
The truce started at 8am local time (05:00 GMT) on Friday, just hours
after 14 more Palestinians were reported killed by Israeli tank and air
fire in the coastal enclave.
Public relations exercise:
White House: Little doubt Israeli fire in Gaza
school strike: "The shelling of a UN
facility that is housing innocent civilians who are fleeing violence is
totally unacceptable and totally indefensible," Earnest said.
UN says illegal Gaza blockade must be lifted:
UN officials condemn Israeli attacks and warn of humanitarian crisis
amid 440,000 displaced and lack of basic services
Norman G. Finkelstein: HRW Whitewashes Israel,
The Law Supports Hamas: Analysis:
Some Reflections on Israel’s Latest Massacre
Dissent is quieted with most Israelis behind Gaza
war: A near-consensus in Israel
supports the government’s conduct of the attack on the people of Gaza,
views Hamas as the aggressor and considers outsiders’ moralizing as
IDF Sniper Admits On Instagram To Murdering 13
Gaza Children: An Instagram post by
an Israel Defense Forces sniper boasts of murdering 13 Gazan children in
Bolivia declares Israel a terrorist state:
Bolivia on Wednesday renounced a visa exemption agreement with Israel in
protest over its offensive in Gaza, and declared it a terrorist state.
July 31, 2014
US Complicit In Gaza Slaughter
Supplies Israel With Bombs Amid Gaza Blitz
By Al Jazeera and Agencies
Pentagon says Israel allowed to tap local US arms stockpile in past week
to resupply it with grenades and mortar rounds.
Video Documents the Killing of Journalist Ramy
Ryan by Israeli/US Missiles
Warning: Graphic Video
A graphic video showing the killing of journalist Ramy Ryan in Gaza and
an attack on an ambulance and rescue workers, by Israeli air strikes.
Israel Lobby Galvanises Support for Gaza War
By Mitchell Plitnick
Israel’s enemies are our enemies. As long as I’m Speaker, this will be
our cause.” John Boehner.
The Blood of Palestine is on the Hands of the
The blood of the thousands of Palestinians who have been killed
by the so-called Israel Defence Forces, stains the hands of each and
every politician who has taken any kind of bribe to bolster his or her
"A Slaughter of Innocents"
Henry Siegman, Leading Voice of U.S. Jewry, on Gaza
Video and Transcript
"The Zionist dream is based on the repeated slaughter of innocents on a
scale that we’re watching these days on television, that is really a
profound, profound crisis"
Who's Profiting from Israel's Offensive in Gaza?:
Israel continues to reject Hamas's offer of a ten-year ceasefire because
it would undermine Israeli arms sales, which reached $7 billion in 2012.
An Israeli Terrorist Is The Same As A Syrian One
By Robert Fisk
Is the British Government taking as close an interest in those who have
been fighting in Israeli uniform in Gaza in the past couple of weeks.
So, What Did The Muslims Do For The Jews?
By David J Wasserstein
Had Islam not come along, Jewry in the west would have declined to
disappearance and Jewry in the east would have become just another
Vladimir Putin on US Sanctions and Ukraine
Video – English Subs
Vladimir Putin on US Sanctions and Ukraine, right after his return from
the South America Trip.
Are You Ready For Nuclear War?
By David North and Alex Lantier
Anyone who believes that a nuclear war is impossible because modern
governments, unlike those that were in power in 1914, would not risk
catastrophe, is deluding himself.
Postcard from the End of America: Tri-Cities
By Linh Dinh
Since most Americans won’t bend over and sweat bullets under a hellish
sun for such chump change, 78% of our crop workers are foreign-born,
with over half of them illegal immigrants.
Peter Schiff and Doug Casey on the REAL State of
By Doug Casey
Actually the US government is like a predator stalking us on the African
Gaza: 130 were killed and 400
injured on Wednesday: The total death
toll had surpassed 1,360 and 7,677 injured. The bodies of 20
Palestinians were recovered from the rubble of destroyed buildings in
the northern Gaza Strip on Wednesday evening.
UN Chief: Israeli attack on Gaza school
'unjustifiable': UN Secretary General
Ban Ki-moon condemned an Israeli strike on a Gaza school that killed 16
people as "unjustifiable" Wednesday, calling for those responsible to be
held to account.
UNRWA spokesman breaks down on air: Video
- “The rights of Palestinians, even their children, are wholesale
denied, and it’s appalling,” Gunness pauses, clears his throat, says “my
pleasure,” and proceeds to sob uncontrollably as the camera darts away.
U.S. resupplies Israel with munitions for attack
on the people of Gaza : Separately,
U.S. lawmakers were working in Congress to provide millions of dollars
in additional funding for Israel's "Iron Dome" missile shield.
Video of Assassination of Journalist Ramy Ryan by
Israeli forces : Video -
Lord Haw Haw -
Video: Mark Regev, deciphered:
The video was created by Alex Nunns, who subtitled a BBC interview with
Israeli spokesperson Mark Regev.
Israeli military calls up 16,000 more reserve
soldiers: Hagel reiterates support
for Israel's right to defend itself; U.S. agrees to Israeli request for
Bolivia declares Israel a terrorist state:
Bolivia on Wednesday renounced a visa exemption
agreement with Israel in protest over its offensive in Gaza, and
declared it a terrorist state.
Attack kills 63 in Syria, activists say:
At least 63 people, including eleven children and six women, were killed
in air and ground operations across Syria on Wednesday by government
forces, opposition activists say.
Syria Kurds battle jihadists killing nearly 50:
A fierce battle between Syrian Kurds and Islamic State jihadists has
killed nearly 50 fighters from both sides as the Kurds seized several IS
positions, a monitoring group said Thursday.
4 killed, 5 injured in Aleppo:
A mortar shelling targeting residential neighborhoods in the Syrian city
of Aleppo killed 4 and injured 5 ethnic Armenians on Wednesday, July 30.
Video shows US suicide bomber burning his
passport as he warns Americans: 'You
think you're safe where you are, in America or Britain or Indonesia or
Jordan or China or Russie or Somalia or Africa?
Shi'ite militia hangs up 15 executed Sunnis in
Iraqi square: Iraqi Shi'ite militia
forces executed 15 Sunni Muslims and then hung them from electricity
poles in a public square in the town of Baquba, northeast of Baghdad, on
Wednesday, police said.
75 bodies found in Benghazi:
In Libya's second city, Benghazi, at least 75 bodies, mostly soldiers,
were found after two days of fighting in which Islamist fighters and
allied militiamen overran an army base.
Islamists declare ‘Islamic emirate’ in east
Libya: Libya’s Islamist militant
group Ansar al-Sharia has said that it seized complete control of
Benghazi late on Wednesday, declaring the city an “Islamic emirate,” the
group’s representative said.
Libya Is Fast Following Somalia's Road to Ruin : Analysis:
With Gaza, Ukraine and Iraq dominating the news, nobody is paying much
attention to the violence in Tripoli that is swiftly tipping Libya over
Somali woman killed for not wearing veil,
relatives say :
Militant Islamists in Somalia have shot dead a Muslim woman for refusing
to wear a veil, her relatives say.
Iraq and Libya were better off under leaders
toppled by an arrogant and naive West":The
largely untold story of the persecuted Iraqi Christian minority is
especially shaming for those avowedly Christian leaders, George W. Bush
and Tony Blair, who were responsible for the invasion of Iraq.
Afghan police kill 25 "militants" :
Units of Afghan police backed by the army have killed more than two
dozen Taliban militants, during series of operations across the country
over the past 24 hours, a statement of Ministry of Interior released
Three civilians killed, another seven injured in
Luhansk over past 24 hours: Three
civilians have been killed and another seven have been injured in
Luhansk, eastern Ukraine, over the past 24 hours as a result of
Ukraine army closes in on Donetsk:
Government forces said in a statement on Wednesday that they had seized
control of Avdiyivka, a town of about 40,000 about a dozen kilometres
north of Donetsk, as Ukraine tightened its grip around the key rebel
Some Ukrainian rebels vent frustration with
Putin: Squeezed by the Ukrainian army
into their last two strongholds, the cities of Donetsk and Luhansk, the
rebels complain they are outnumbered and outgunned.
Foreign experts reach MH17 jet crash site:
International experts have reached the site of the flight MH17 crash in
eastern Ukraine after the government halted military operations for a
Dem chairman breaks with Obama, endorses lethal
aid for Ukraine: The chairman of the
powerful Senate Armed Services Committee on Wednesday said the U.S.
should provide “certain types” of lethal weapons to Ukraine’s military.
Merkel and Putin discussed secret deal could end
Ukraine crisis: Germany and Russia
have been working on a secret plan to broker a peaceful solution to end
international tensions over the Ukraine.
Russia fears Kiev trying to destroy implicating
MH17 evidence: Kiev authorities may
be seeking to “destroy evidence” which implicates their role in the
crash of the Malaysian jet, Russia's UN envoy Vitaly Churkin said
Foreign Secretary Warns Russian Sanctions "Will
Hit UK Economy": London will likely
be hit hardest among the EU powers because of its intimate financial
relationship with Moscow and we are already seeing UK home prices fall
as oligarch flows slow.
Russia-Ukraine tensions pose credit default
risks: IMF: Hit by US and European
Union economic sanctions against Moscow, Russian businesses in
particular could see financing and revenue dry up, pushing them to fall
behind in servicing debts.
Argentina Declared in Default by S&P as Talks
Fail: Standard & Poor’s declared
Argentina in default after the government missed a deadline for paying
interest on $13 billion of restructured bonds.
Studies suggest there will be a worldwide water
shortage by 2040: Research suggest
there won't be enough water to hydrate the Earth's population while
sustaining current energy and power solutions by the time 2040 rolls
around, according to Denmark's Aarhaus University.
Stanford biologist warns of early stages of
Earth's 6th mass extinction event: An
international team of scientists cautions that the loss and decline of
animals is contributing to what appears to be the early days of the
planet's sixth mass biological extinction event.
The Drug War, the Fourth Amendment, and Anal
Cavity Searches in New Mexico : Video
- The program tells the story of Timothy Young, a man who was pulled
over in Lordsburg, New Mexico, for a traffic violation in October 2012.
July 30, 2014
Barbaric War Crimes
Israel’s Campaign to Send Gaza Back to the Stone Age
By Jesse Rosenfeld
As a doctor rushed from taking shrapnel out of a man’s back over to a
4-year-old boy screaming in pain, the lights flickered. And that was
before the power plant was hit.
Is Killing Civilians Part Of Israel’s Plan?
By Jonathan Cook
Keep them preoccupied with the essentials of life rather than demanding,
or fighting, for their rights.
Terrorism in the Israeli Attack on Gaza
By Glenn Greenwald
In American media discourse, when Palestinians overwhelmingly kill
soldiers (95% of the Israeli death toll), that is “terrorism”; when
Israelis use massive, brutal force against a trapped civilian
population, with clear intentions to kill civilians (see point 3), that
is noble “self-defense.”
U.S. Lawmakers Pressing Obama
Take No Action To Halt Israel's Attack On Gaza
By BRADLEY KLAPPER
While much of the rest of the world watches the Gaza war in horror and
scrambles for a cease-fire, U.S. lawmakers are pressing the Obama
administration to take no action that puts pressure on Israel to halt
its military operations.
Israel Right or Wrong
But What's In It For Americans?
By Philip Giraldi
It is a familiar scenario. Israeli is killing hundreds of civilians,
mostly women and children, and the Zionist propaganda machine is working
On The Wrong Side Of History
Ex-Israeli Soldier Speaks Out…
An Israeli Soldier's Story - Eran Efrati - What he says will change
everything you think you know about Israel!
Deconstructing the Zionist View of Gaza’s Horror
By Lawrence Davidson
Hamas and the other Palestinian fighting groups, even at their most
bloody, are pale reflections of the armies that have slaughtered
millions of Vietnamese, Iraqis, and Afghanis.
The Moral Failure Of The West
By Paul Craig Roberts
One would think that the Great Moral West would be discussing sanctions
on Israel and on Washington’s stooge government in Kiev.
Crime (Israel) and Punishment (Russia)
By Pepe Escobar
Israel gets away with unlawful premeditated mass murder of civilians,
while Russia gets framed for a (smaller-scale) airborne mass murder of
On Dominoes, WMDs And Putin’s “Aggression”
Imperial Washington Is Intoxicated By Another Big Lie
By David Stockman
Imperial Washington is truly running amuck in its insensible
confrontation with Vladimir Putin.
The Cultivation of Hate
The Lies Grow More Audacious
By Paul Craig Roberts
Why doesn’t China, Brazil, Germany and every other country issue arrest
warrants for NSA’s top officials, for Obama, and for the members of the
congressional oversight committee?
Who is blocking MH17 probe? Why?
By Finian Cunningham
Putin is not bowing down to its dictate, not kowtowing to its bullying
Obama Should Release Ukraine Evidence
By U.S. Intelligence Veterans
U.S. intelligence veterans urge President Obama to release what evidence
he has about the tragedy and silence the hyperbole.
U.S. Holds the World Record of Killings of
By Prof. John McMurtry and Kourosh Ziabari
The U.S. government is a gigantic mass-murdering machine which earns
profit through waging wars, and is never held accountable over its
unspeakable war crimes and crimes against humanity.
Death toll soars to over 1,200 amid talk of truce:
Over 120 Palestinians were killed by Israeli strikes on Tuesday. A top
PLO official, said that Palestinian factions in Gaza had agreed to a
day-long humanitarian truce.
Official: Israeli Shells kill 20 at Gaza U.N.
school: A Palestinian health official
says 13 people were killed after tank shells hit a U.N. school in Gaza
where hundreds of Palestinians had taken refuge from Israeli attacks.
I strongly condemn today's Israeli shelling of
UNRWA school in Jabalia Gaza. : Commissioner-General UNRWA
: No words to adequately express my anger and
13 members of extended family killed in Gaza
strikes: Thirteen family members of
the al-Agha family were killed early in the day in Israeli airstrikes
targeting three houses in Khan Younis belonging to the al-Agha family.
Qassam fighters 'infiltrate Israel, kill Israeli
soldier': Video - A video aired on
the Hamas-affiliated al-Aqsa TV station late Tuesday purports to show
fighters from its military wing infiltrating Israel and killing a
Israel has completely destroyed 5,000 Gaza homes,
damaged 26,000: Ministry spokesman in
Gaza Ashraf al-Qidra said that a total of 4,987 homes have been
completely destroyed by Israeli shelling and airstrikes in the last 22
U.S. lawmakers falling over themselves to throw
full support behind Israel : "At
times like this, people try to isolate Israel," House Speaker John
Boehner, R-Ohio, said Monday. "We are here to stand with Israel, not
just as a broker or observer but as a strong partner and a trusted ally.
Israeli Official To Obama: ‘Leave Us Alone’:
“Leave us alone,” Ariel told Army Radio, directing his words at Obama.
“Go focus on Syria.”
Video: If you voted for Hamas, Israel has a right
to kill you, says president of NY Board of Rabbis:
The president of the NY Board of Rabbis, suggested that Palestinians who
voted for Hamas are combatants who deserve to be targeted by Israel. He
Turkey's Erdogan returning Jewish American peace
award: Jewish American group asks for
the prize back, labels Turkey's prime minister as 'arguably the most
virulent anti-Israel leader in the world.'
Norman Finkelstein arrested in New York:
The well-known American anti-Zionist intellectual and activist, Norman
Finkelstein was arrested today in NY, during pro-Palestine rally.
Man from Newfoundland wants Prime Minister
Charged for Advocating Genocide against The Palestinians!
Makes one proud to be a Canadian!!
The Islamic State Killing Fields: Terror group releases
horrifying video: The film shows
hundreds of men with their hands bound, waiting to be shot or lying dead
Shock and terror: Islamic State boasts mass
executions in Iraq (GRAPHIC): As part
of their psychological war to create a medieval-style caliphate, the
Islamic State has released a new shocking video showing scenes of mass
U.S. Approves More Hellfire Missiles for Iraq:
The U.S. government has approved
plans to send an additional 5,000 Hellfire missiles to Iraq to help the
embattled Baghdad government
Syrian rebels detonate tunnels, kill 13:
Rebels detonated bomb-packed tunnels under buildings in the contested
northern city of Aleppo on Tuesday, killing at least 13 pro-government
troops, opposition activists said.
At least 30 killed as Libyan militants overrun
Benghazi special forces base:
Militant fighters overran a Libyan special forces base in the eastern
city of Benghazi on Tuesday after a battle involving rockets and
warplanes that killed at least 30 people.
French, British nationals evacuated from Libya:
- The French government says it has evacuated French and British
nationals from Libya, as battles rage between government forces and
militias, BBC News reported.
Libya ex-deputy PM kidnapped in Tripoli:
An armed group abducted a former Libyan deputy
prime minister and newly-elected MP, Mustapha Abu Shagur, in the capital
Tripoli on Tuesday, his nephew said.
Egypt military kills 7 militants in volatile
Sinai: The troops killed three
militants in an exchange of fire while four others died when a group
tried to attack a house of in the border town of Rafah
Deaths reported in Egypt bomb blast:
Three people have been killed in a car-bomb blast in Giza, on the
outskirts of Cairo, according to Egyptian state media.
Suicide bombers kill at least six in Nigeria
mosques: Suicide bombers have
attacked two mosques in northeast Nigeria's Yobe state killing at least
six people and injuring several others, witnesses told AFP blaming the
Boko Haram Islamists.
20 dead, dozens missing in shipwreck off Libya
: "A navy patrol on Monday rescued 22 clandestine migrants who were
clinging to debris from their boat," spokesman Colonel Ayoub Kassem told
AFP yesterday, adding that more than 20 bodies were plucked from the
House panel condemns Obama for prisoner swap:
A bitterly divided House panel on Tuesday voted to condemn President
Barack Obama for the swap of five "Taliban leaders" for Army Sgt. Bowe
Bergdahl, who was held prisoner in Afghanistan for five years.
19 killed in E. Ukraine region:
Officials in the Donetsk region in eastern Ukraine
say 19 people have died in fighting between Ukrainian troops and
Ukraine army employs short-range ballistic missiles against
rebels in E Ukraine: The USA has data
indicating the Ukrainian security forces have employed short-range
ballistic missiles against the rebels over the past 48 hours.
Russia Grants Refugee Status to 233,000
Ukrainians – Russian Ombudsman: 66
regions of the Russian Federation are receiving refugees from Ukraine.
The number of officially registered refugees now stands at 233,114
people, including 34,503 children
EU and US impose new round of sanctions on Russia
over Ukraine: Establish an export ban
for dual use goods for military end users and curtail Russian access to
sensitive technologies particularly in the field of the oil sector.”
Australia Rules out New Sanctions Against Russia:
Abbott said he was not considering following the United States and
European Union by increasing sanctions aimed at pressuring Putin into
ending his country's support for the separatists.
'Compelling' signs Kosovo leaders trafficked
organs, prosecutor says: A special
European Union prosecutor said Tuesday that up to ten captives were
killed to have their organs harvested for illegal trafficking and black
market sale during the 1998-99 Kosovo war.
Last surviving Hiroshima bomber dies in US:
Van Kirk navigated the flight that dropped "Little Boy" on Hiroshima on
August 6, 1945. The bomb instantly killed about 78,000 people. By the
end of 1945, the number of dead had reached about 140,000
NSA Surveillance Chilling Effects: HRW and ACLU
Gather More Evidence: The HRW and
ACLU report documents the increasing treatment of journalists and
lawyers as legitimate surveillance targets and surveys how they are
The NSA's Cyber-King Goes Corporate:
Here's why Keith Alexander thinks he's worth a million dollars a month.
US Tech Companies Reel as NSA's Spying Tarnishes
Reputations: U.S. technology
companies are in danger of losing more business to foreign competitors
if the National Security Agency’s power to spy on customers isn’t curbed
Australia bans reporting of multi-nation
corruption case involving Malaysia, Indonesia and Vietnam:
The supression order forbids any discloures, by publication or
otherwise, of any information relating to the court case by anyone,
including the Australian media
Private militias patrolling US-Mexico border
raise concerns: There are more than
10 independently operated private militia groups patrolling the border
between Texas and Mexico, ignoring calls from Customs and Border Patrol
to back off and inviting criticism from local lawmakers.
July 29, 2014
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