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Gaza UN shelter attack ‘totally unacceptable’ – White House

The US has said the shelling of a UN shelter in Gaza is “totally unacceptable and totally indefensible”. In its strongest criticism yet of Israel’s offensive in the Palestinian territory,…

An open letter for the people in Gaza from doctors and scientists

Source: The Lancet We are doctors and scientists, who spend our lives developing means to care and protect health and lives. We are also informed people; we teach the ethics…

License to kill in Gaza

Summary Problems at the crash site (of MH 17) have prevented a full investigation, but the deaths of nearly 300 civilians who were in the wrong place at the wrong…

US tops up Israeli ammo amid international outrage

Summary Israel mobilized 16,000 additional reservists Thursday to bolster forces fighting in Gaza as Washington gave its ally the go-ahead to raid stocks of emergency U.S. weapons stored on Israeli…

Celebrities & Nobel laureates stand up for #Gaza in new video: Freedom for Palestine

Published on Jul 28, 2014 Jewish Voices for Peace: Prominent Jews and Palestinians and others stand for Palestine in this heartbreaking video with Jonathan Demme, Gloria Steinem, Tony Kushner, Diana…

Documenting death: The man who counts the bodies in Gaza

AFP | Jul 27, 2014 | JORDAN TIMES GAZA CITY — Inside Ashraf Al Qudra’s cramped office in Shifa Hospital, the phone never stops ringing, with news flooding in of…

Robert Fisk: What if it had been 35 Palestinian dead, and 800 Israeli?

Many hundreds of thousands of people – I wish I could say millions – around the world want an end to this impunity Impunity is the word that comes to…

‘Only stones remain’: Gaza lies in ruins

Palestinians in Gaza have been shocked by the scale of Israeli destruction, as long-term truce efforts continue July 27, 2014 by Mohammed Omer @Mogaza BEIT HANOUN, Gaza Strip — Umm…

Jews and Arabs refuse to be enemies: Social media campaign goes viral (PHOTOS)

As the Israeli operation Protective Edge has so far claimed over 1,000 dead, users have been flooding the web with dozens of photos of Jews and Arabs together showcasing peace…

Go to the roots when addressing Gaza

Rami G. Khouri| The Daily Star Those watching the terrible situation in Gaza today are focusing on whether or not the parties can agree to a humanitarian cease-fire that would…

Worldwide Head of Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Prays for Innocent Victims of Israel-Palestine Conflict

Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad calls on the Muslim nations to play their roles in ending the violence and establishing peace His Holiness, Hazrat Mirza Masroor Ahmad, the World Head of…

LIVE UPDATES: Summit over Gaza cease-fire begins in Paris

Palestinian death toll in Israeli operation in Gaza passes 1,000; humanitarian cease-fire takes effect; two IDF soldiers killed in Gaza, dozens injured. READ MORE HERE: http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/1.607272…

Israel’s economy is soaring—why isn’t it bringing peace?

Most of us have been taught that much of the world’s political instability and violence is rooted in economic problems and hardships. The argument often goes something like this: “If…

John Kerry fails to secure Gaza ceasefire as efforts for truce continue

The US failed to secure agreement on a ceasefire to end 18 days of fighting between Israel and Hamas in Gaza on Friday night but insisted that efforts were continuing to arrange a humanitarian…

Eight hundred dead Palestinians. But Israel has impunity There’s something very odd about our reactions to these two outrageous death tolls

by Robert Fisk, The Independent Impunity is the word that comes to mind. Eight hundred dead Palestinians. Eight hundred. That’s infinitely more than twice the total dead of flight MH17…

On arrogance and war: How and why is Israel weakening Abbas, strengthening Hamas, and destroying Gaza?

Marwan Bishara ALJAZEERA Only a few weeks ago, Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu seemed to get away with it all. He rebuffed the Obama administration’s peace overtures, expanded illegal settlements…

The new generation of Muslim American leaders

When widespread criticism arose from President Barack Obama’s gratuitous lecturing of Muslims at a White House iftar, about Israel’s right to defend itself as unarmed civilians in Gaza died by the hundreds, it signalled…

Ex-Israeli Security Chief Diskin: ‘All the Conditions Are There for an Explosion’

Interview Conducted by Julia Amalia Heyer REUTERS SPIEGEL.DE In an interview with SPIEGEL, Yuval Diskin, former director of Israel’s internal security service Shin Bet, speaks of the current clash between…

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