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international / international politics / news report Thursday July 31, 2014 08:55   image 1 image
Hours after Israel shelled yet another UN school sheltering internally displaced families and a marketplace in Gaza, killing dozens of people, an unnamed defense department official revealed to CNN that the US had approved an Israeli request to tap into the one billion dollar weapons stockpile the US keeps in Israel. read full story / add a comment
Bolivian President Juan Evo Morales -- Yves Picq, Wiki Commons
international / international politics / news report Wednesday July 30, 2014 22:52   image 1 image
The Latin American country of Bolivia has renounced a visa exemption agreement with Israel in protest over its military offensive in Gaza, declaring it a terrorist state. read full story / add a comment
Jihad militants in the Gaza Strip/Photo: PressTV file
international / gaza siege / news report Wednesday July 30, 2014 21:34   image 1 image
Gaza militants continue pressure against Israeli army, while Israel knocks out Gaza's sole power plant and destroys homes of Hamas leaders. read full story / add a comment
Palestinian News Network (PNN)
international / gaza siege / news report Wednesday July 30, 2014 20:59   image 1 image
The following is a statement by UNRWA Commissioner General Pierre Krahenbuh. read full story / add a comment
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international / human rights / news report Wednesday July 30, 2014 05:24   image 2 images
World organizations, Tuesday, including the Joint Coordinating Committee of the Non-Aligned Movement (JCC), along with the UN Group of 77 and China, the International NGO Network and the Bureau of the Parliamentary Assembly of Union for the Mediterranean further echoed the urgency of the international community's demand for an immediate cessation of hostilities in the occupied Palestinian territories and Israel. read full story / add a comment
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international / gaza siege / news report Tuesday July 29, 2014 05:26   image 1 image
According to the official website of the United Nations, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon has learned, with concern, that leaflets are reportedly being dropped by the Israeli military over the northern Gaza Strip, this evening. The leaflets serve to warn tens of thousands of residents to leave their homes and evacuate to Gaza City. read full story / add a comment
US Secretary of State John Kerry
international / international politics / news report Tuesday July 29, 2014 04:31   image 1 image
According to John Kerry, international efforts to secure a truce between Israel and Palestinians in Gaza must lead to the disarmament of the democratically elected Hamas party. read full story / add a comment
The International Community Must End Israel’s Collective Punishment of the Civilian Population in the Gaza Strip -- Al Ray Palestinian Media Agency
international / human rights / opinion/analysis Tuesday July 29, 2014 00:35   image 1 image
"As international and criminal law scholars, human rights defenders, legal experts and individuals who firmly believe in the rule of law and in the necessity for its respect in times of peace and more so in times of war, we feel the intellectual and moral duty to denounce the grave violations, mystification and disrespect of the most basic principles of the laws of armed conflict and of the fundamental human rights of the entire Palestinian population committed during the ongoing Israeli offensive on the Gaza Strip. read full story / add a comment
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international / israeli settlement / news report Monday July 28, 2014 05:40   image 1 image
The “International Campaign for the Inclusion of Israeli Settler Groups in List of Terrorist Organizations” campaign was launched in London, on Sunday, as the West Bank continues to be consumed by antiwar demonstrations and ensuing confrontations. Israel resumed its assault on the Gaza Strip, Sunday, following a temporary ceasefire over the weekend, during which the Israeli army killed at least 10 Palestinians. read full story / add a comment
PM Erdogan: “Eventually the right will prevail and the oppressor will go to hell”
international / international politics / news report Monday July 28, 2014 04:00   image 1 image
Turkish Prime Minister and presidential candidate Recep Tayyip Erdogan addressed Turkish constituents, over the weekend, acknowledging that the world's Muslims have been observing a sad Ramadan with Israel perpetrating genocide in Gaza. In an exclusive interview with CNN, on Friday, he accused Israel of being a terror state and criticized the world's so-called democratic countries for favoring the Israeli operation. read full story / add a comment
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international / peace process / news report Monday July 28, 2014 02:00   image 2 images
On Friday, a draft of US Secretary of State John Kerry's ceasefire proposal was shown to Israeli officials. The draft apparently called for the opening of border crossings between Gaza and Israel and included measure to ensure "the economic livelihood" of Palestinians in the Gaza Strip. read full story / add a comment
Wiki Commons
international / israeli attacks / news report Sunday July 27, 2014 09:02   image 2 images
Dozens of Palestinians were shot and injured, Saturday, across the West Bank region, with at least two reported dead, including one child who died of critical injuries suffered earlier in the day, during clashes which occured near Bethlehem. Supporters from New York to London and Paris continue to march in solidarity with Gaza. read full story / add a comment
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international / international politics / news report Sunday July 27, 2014 05:06   image 1 image
His Beatitude Fouad Twal, Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem, met with White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough, on Saturday, according to the Palestinian News Network (PNN). Present as well was Counselor to the President, John Podestam, during a discussion which took place this morning, over the ongoing plight of Christians in the Holy Land and, specifically, in the context of the ongoing war crimes being committed, by Israel, on Gaza. read full story / add a comment
Jerusalem Day protest in London (image by @RedaMawyBBC on Twitter)
international / non-violent action / news report Saturday July 26, 2014 00:49   image 1 image
The day set out each year to celebrate the city of Jerusalem has, this year, been dubbed the “Jerusalem Day of Rage”, in which hundreds of thousands of protesters worldwide have held thousands of protests to challenge the ongoing Israeli assault on Gaza. In Lebanon, Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah made a rare public appearance on Jerusalem Day on Friday to voice his support for the people of Gaza. read full story / add a comment
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