Tag Archive for 'Gaza Strip'

Israel targeting civilian with banned weapons

Abby Martin reports on the latest violence in Gaza, highlighting how Israel is targeting civilians and using weapons called ‘Dense Inert Metal Explosives (DIME) which are banned under international law.

Survivor recounts horror of Israeli air strike

Yanas Mahdy survived an Israeli air strike on his home in Gaza — but his family did not.

Press TV’s Gaza correspondent breaks down while covering Israeli killing of Palestinian children

Israel is keeping up a steady stream of attacks on the besieged Gaza Strip, killing 11 more Palestinians in its latest airstrikes.

The air raids targeted four different locations in the coastal enclave. Officials say two of the victims were killed when a strike hit a facility for the disabled in Beit Lahiya in northern Gaza. Israel has pounded more than one thousand targets in the impoverished region since Tuesday. 119 Palestinians, most of them women and children, have lost their lives. And about 800 others have been injured. Tel Aviv has now massed thousands of troops along the Gaza border in preparation for a possible ground incursion.

Israeli jets bombard Gaza for fourth night

Friday was the fourth day of the Israeli air offensive against the Gaza Strip and the number of dead and injured continues to rise. More than 100 people have been killed in the Palestinian territory so far as a result of the Israeli military’s Operation Protective Edge. The Israeli army says Hamas, which governs Gaza, is using civilians as “human shields”. Osama Hamdan, Hamas spokesman in Beirut, Lebanon, denied the charge in an interview to Al Jazeera’s Laura Kyle.

Photo of the Day

prison Photo of the Day

Spoof of ADL ad justifying attack on Gaza goes viral. Source.

Photo of the Day is an Israeli Watch feature which offers a photograph on a day, and calls it “Photo of the Day”. This is not to imply that this is a regular feature, nor that this photo is truly the mother of all photos for the day in question. Usual disclaimers apply.