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19 Palestinians mostly children, killed prior to ceasefire

19 Palestinians mostly children, killed prior to ceasefire


GAZA, (PIC)– Nineteen Palestinians were killed at dawn Saturday when Israeli warplanes bombed al-Najar family’s home in Khan Younis southern Gaza Strip. Israeli artillery intensively fired shells at a residential building, belonging to al-Najar family, in Khan Younis. Nineteen family members, mostly children, were killed during the attack, medical sources confirmed. Meanwhile, Israeli warplanes targeted … Continue reading

[in Photos] Israeli tank shells destroy two floors of a HOSPITAL as death toll tops 550 on 14th day of conflict in Gaza

[in Photos] Israeli tank shells destroy two floors of a HOSPITAL as death toll tops 550 on 14th day of conflict in Gaza


Al Aqsa Hospital in Deir el-Balah, Gaza, was hit by Israeli tank shells today – destroying third and fourth floors Hospital patients were pictured lying injured or dead in building’s corridors while their distraught relatives wept At least four people were killed and 60 wounded in the shelling, with hospital beds and equipment also damaged … Continue reading

Sayed Kashua: why I have to leave Israel

Sayed Kashua: why I have to leave Israel


Quite soon I am going away from here. In a few days we’ll be leaving Jerusalem, leaving the country. Yesterday we bought little suitcases for the kids. No need to take a lot of clothes, we’ll leave our winter clothes; in any event they won’t be warm enough given the cold of southern Illinois, USA. … Continue reading

Israeli military destroyed el-Wafa hospital even though it knew there were no weapons inside

Israeli military destroyed el-Wafa hospital even though it knew there were no weapons inside


The Israeli army targeted and destroyed the Gaza strip’s only rehabilitation hospital even though Israeli authorities said they did not believe weapons were inside of the facility. El-Wafa Rehabilitation Hospital, which treats long-term injuries and physical disabilities, was heavily shelled Thursday evening causing an emergency evacuation of all staff and patients. El-Wafa Rehabilitation Hospital treats … Continue reading

Rising Death Toll: More Than 500 Gazans and 27 Israelis

Rising Death Toll: More Than 500 Gazans and 27 Israelis


JERUSALEM — Four Israeli soldiers and 10 Palestinian militants were killed inside Israeli territory Monday morning, Israeli military officials said, after gunmen from the Gaza Strip managed to infiltrate through two more of the tunnels that Israel says its ground operation is targeting. As diplomatic pressure for a cease-fire mounted on the conflict’s 14th day, … Continue reading

Israel denies capture of soldier in Gaza

Israel denies capture of soldier in Gaza


Israel has denied that one of its soldiers had been captured by Hamas in overnight fighting, while the Gaza Health Ministry says the death toll in the Palestinian territory has crossed the 500 mark. Al-Qassam Brigades, Hamas’ armed wing, says it captured an Israeli soldier by the name Shaul Aron late on Sunday, but Ron … Continue reading