Archive | August 15, 2014

Palestine | News & Headlines – Aug 15, 2014

آخر الأخبار والتحديثات | Daily News Overview Follow on Twitter for more live updates     WANT TO HELP #GAZAUNDERATTACK? Follow tweeps tweeting live from under fire and help them disseminate the real news! https://twitter.com/occpal/lists/gazaunderattack   Is Resisting Genocide a Human Right? 81 Notre Dame Law Review1275(2006). Conducting an in-depth study of the genocide in […]

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#GazaUnderAttack | Authority: $34.4 million worth of damages to Gaza water sector

Ma’an News Agency | Published Thursday 14/08/2014 22:03   GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — The Palestinian Water Authority said on Thursday that the water distribution network in Gaza had suffered $34.4 million worth of damage as a result of the Israeli offensive over the last five weeks, including dozens of destroyed facilities. The immense scale of […]

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Dutch official suspended for (accurately and truthfully) saying Zionists created ISIS

Originally posted on The Ugly Truth:
Project leader at Justice Ministry said establishment of terrorist group was a ‘plan to blacken Islam’s name’ Times of Israel A Dutch government employee who said the ISIS terrorist group was a Zionists conspiracy has been suspended pending further disciplinary steps. Dutch Justice Minister Ivo Opstelten announced the decision…

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#GazaUnderAttack | America Giving Israel a Pass on Civilian Deaths

By Gareth Porter | Global Research, August 15, 2014 WASHINGTON – United Nations officials and human rights organisations have characterised Israeli attacks on civilian targets during the IDF war on Gaza as violations of the laws of war. During the war, Israeli bombardment leveled whole urban neighbourhoods, leaving more than 10,000 houses destroyed and 30,000 […]

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#GazaUnderAttack | War Crimes in Khuza’a, Gaza Pile Up – Israel Used Palestinian Civilians as Human Shields

By Alex Kane | Global Research, August 15, 2014 Israeli soldiers check their weapons on the southern border with the Gaza Strip. (Photo: Agence France-Presse/Getty Images) Earlier this month, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reportedly asked the U.S. for help in combatting charges of war crimes committed over the last month in Gaza. He will definitely need […]

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11-Year-Old Boy Bled to Death by Israeli Army, Attempts to Rescue Prevented by Live Fire – Photos

By Kelly Lynn | Global Research, August 15, 2014 Thousands gathered shortly before afternoon prayers on Sunday in Fawwar refugee camp south of the occupied West Bank city of Hebron to mourn the death of eleven-year-old Khalil Muhammad al-Anati. Israeli soldiers shot Khalil with live ammunition outside his home that same morning on 10 August after forces […]

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#GazaUnderAttack | Egypt denies Kuwaiti aid entry into Gaza

MEMO | Friday, 15 August 2014 14:44 ‘ This action is not appropriate in the difficult circumstances that Gaza is witnessing as a result of the brutal Zionist aggression’ The governmental committee charged with receiving delegates in Gaza denounced the Egyptian authorities for denying a Kuwaiti aid delegation entry into the Strip.The committee, affiliated with […]

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#GazaUnderAttack | 2.5 million bullets used by Israel during Gaza offensive

[ PIC 15/08/2014 – 02:46 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– At least 2.5 million bullets and tens of thousands of projectiles were used by the Israeli occupation army during its military offensive on the besieged Gaza Strip, an Israeli army official said on Thursday evening. The Israeli Yedioth Ahronoth quoted the anonymous army official as saying […]

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#GazaUnderAttack | FAO: Gaza agricultural sector sustained long-lasting damage

[ PIC 15/08/2014 – 04:14 PM ] NEW YORK, (PIC)– The UN food and agriculture organization (FAO) said in a report released on Friday that “the fighting in Gaza has forced farmers and herders to abandon their lands and has paralyzed fishing activities.” The report pointed out that the local food production has been halted, […]

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#WatchIsrael | Israel breaches again 5-day ceasefire

[ PIC 15/08/2014 – 04:23 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Israeli tanks fired two shells on Thursday night at agricultural lands east of khan Younis southern Gaza Strip in flagrant violation to the five-day ceasefire reached between Israel and Palestinian factions. Eyewitnesses confirmed that the Israeli artillery opened fire at Palestinian lands in Khan Younis. No […]

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