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BBC HARDtalk with Khaled Meshaal, leader of Hamas

BBC HARDtalk with Khaled Meshaal, leader of Hamas

In a special edition of Hardtalk from Doha, Stephen Sackur talks to Khaled Meshaal, the leader of Hamas. The Palestinian Islamist movement is currently locked in a grim and costly military confrontation with Israel in Gaza. The pressure on Hamas is immense — military, political and diplomatic.

George Galloway: Bradford is an Israel-free Zone

George Galloway: Bradford is an Israel-free Zone

British MP for Bradford West, George Galloway, says the area he represents will reject all anything Israeli — including tourists — in wake of Gaza operations: “We reject this illegal, barbarous, savage state that calls itself Israel.” He was speaking at a meeting of his Respect Party in Leeds over the weekend when he made the comments. Galloway also urged residents of Leeds “to do the same.” “We have declared Bradford an Israel-free zone,” he says at the beginning of…

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Norman Finkelstein on Gaza conflict, Hamas goals and Iron Dome myth

Norman Finkelstein on Gaza conflict, Hamas goals and Iron Dome myth

A brilliant overview of the latest wave of Israeli violence against Palestine. For those wanting a basic understanding of why Israel attacked Palestine, offered a ceasefire and had a ground invasion should watch this interview with Dr. Norman Finkelstein. Finkelstein, who has extensively studied and written about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict for over three decades, explains the reason behind this offensive and what the end game will be for Gaza. In addition to this analysis, he answers questions about Hamas’ rockets…

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Reply to common excuses given by Zionists to justify Israeli aggression on Gaza

Reply to common excuses given by Zionists to justify Israeli aggression on Gaza

1. “Hamas fired 2,000 rockets at Israel!” A: How many rockets, missiles, tank shells, cluster bombs, white phosphorous bombs, bullets, cannons and grenades has Israel unleashed on the Palestinians? It’s a sad situation and only reflective of the evident bias when you can count to the 3rd decimal point the number of Hamas projectiles but be completely clueless about Israel’s arsenal. 2. “Israel is defending itself. What would you do if someone was firing rockets at your country?!” A: If…

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