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Holocaust in Gaza – Fatah denounces

THE LEVANT EXCLUSIVE – Israel’s army perpetrated yesterday July 20, 2014 a horrible crime against Palestinian civilians in the Gaza Strip. In the center of Gaza and in the most populated quarter of Shajaeyah Israel’s heroic army killed in ruthless random shelling from land, sea and air more than 70 …

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Israel rains death on Gaza

Israeli occupation forces killed 59 Palestinians on Friday and wounded more than 430 others, including many suffering from serious injuries spokesman of the Palestinian Ministry of Health in Gaza Ashraf Al-Qidra said. This toll on the twelfth day of the Israeli war on Gaza makes Friday the deadliest day since …

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Rationalizing the killing of children

Four Palestinian children were killed in Gaza on Wednesday, after Israeli shelling struck a group playing football on a beach. The attack was witnessed by scores of foreign journalists. Reported by The Telegraph, some of the children that survived were rushed to nearby hotels to shelter from the attack. Journalists gave …

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Hamas retaliates, Israel escalates

At least three mortars were fired from Gaza into Israel on Thursday, less than three hours into a five-hour “humanitarian pause” in the nine-day battle between Israel and Hamas. The suspension of hostilities, brokered by the UN and starting at 10am on Thursday, came after four Palestinian children died in an …

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Israel tanks push against civilian populations in Gaza

EXCLUSIVE THE LEVANT –  By Catherine Shakdam – Oblivious of international laws and in complete defiance of the Geneva Convention, Israel has announced it has deployed its ground troops in Gaza, determined to escalate its so-called crackdown on Hamas militants. Following ten days of relentless bombing and the death of …

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Israel marches on Gaza

EXCLUSIVE THE LEVANT – By Catherine Shakdam – Israel PM Benyamin Netanyahu had his wish this Thursday evening as Israeli tanks entered Gaza in what is expected to be an unprecedented escalation in violence. Endowed with national legitimacy as a vast majority of Israelis have said to be supportive of …

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Hamas slams US for condoning Israel’s aggression on Gaza

The US president’s description of Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip as “self-defense” is a green light for the continuation of massacring Palestinian children, said Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas). “Such support by Washington encourages the occupying regime to commit more atrocities in the besieged Gaza,” Palestine Today television network quoted …

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Al Quds Brigade vows to stand and fight

The military wing of the Palestinian militant group Islamic Jihad said on Wednesday that the fighting in Gaza will continue until the demands of the Palestinian resistance are met, a day after an attempt at a ceasefire with Israel fell through. The al-Quds Brigades said in a statement that the …

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Sisi threatens to cut ties with Israel over Gaza

THE LEVANT EXCLUSIVE – Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi has threatened to cut off all diplomatic ties with Israel over the ongoing aggression of Gaza. Sisi has called on the international community to urgently rally around Gaza as its people are faced with unwarranted military aggression. According to reports …

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Mounting death toll in Gaza

The death toll from the Zionist regime’s seven-day air campaign against Gaza civilians rose to 182 on Monday, as a UN official said more than a quarter of those killed were children. In the latest bloodshed, an Israeli missile struck a motorcycle east of the south Gaza city of Khan …

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Dr. Ashrawi: “Palestinian leadership commits to concrete steps to deal with the horrific situation in Gaza”

PLO Executive Committee member, Dr. Hanan Ashrawi said, “Following the meetings of the Palestinian leadership, particularly the Political Committee and the PLO Executive Committee, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is undertaking several steps and measures to deal with the horrific situation in Gaza.” The work plan includes the following steps to …

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Run Palestine run!

Ignoring international appeals for a cease-fire, Israel widened its range of Gaza bombing targets to civilian institutions with suspected Hamas ties and deployed ground troops inside Gaza for the first time early Sunday to raid a rocket launching site in the Palestinian territory. More than 156 Palestinians have been killed. …

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Israel send troops in Gaza – massacre continues unabated

Ignoring international appeals for a cease-fire, Israel widened its range of Gaza bombing targets to civilian institutions with suspected Hamas ties and deployed ground troops inside Gaza for the first time early Sunday to raid a rocket launching site in the Palestinian territory. More than 156 Palestinians have been killed. …

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Israel Bombs Gaza Center for the Disables

Israel continued its relentless assault of Gaza for a fifth day Saturday, vowing no let-up in a bombing campaign which has killed 127 Palestinians, mostly civilians, and injured nearly 1,000. Defiant fighters from Gaza responded by firing nine more rockets towards Israeli occupied territories, with Hamas rejecting international calls to …

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Hamas rains rockets on Beersheba and Ashkelon

THE LEVANT EXCLUSIVE – The Islamic Resistance – Hamas – and its military arm, al Qassam Brigade have confirmed that they fired dozens of rockets against settlements in Beersheba and Ashkelon in retaliation for the atrocities Israel has perpetrated against civilians in Gaza. The Levant – Israel is responsible for …

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The List – Gaza’s dead

The Gaza health ministry has confirmed the deaths of 98 Palestinians so far in the besieged strip since Israel began its relentless assault early Tuesday. Among those killed, at least 22 were aged 16 or younger. The two youngest victims were both 18 months old. Mohammed Malakiyeh was killed along …

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Death toll reaches over 100

A fourth day of Israeli air strikes on the Gaza Strip killed 11 more Palestinians on Friday, raising the death toll in the coastal enclave to at least 96, most of them civilians, Palestinian officials said. Facing a possible Israeli ground invasion, militants warned international airlines they would fire rockets …

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Obama tells Israel U.S. ready to help end hostilities

 President Barack Obama expressed concern to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday about the risk of an escalation of hostilities in the region and said the United States was ready to help bring them to an end, the White House said. “The United States remains prepared to facilitate a …

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Burned alive by Israel illegal settlers

First post mortem examination findings confirm that the 16-year-old Palestinian boy who was murdered in East al-Quds (Jerusalem) was burned alive, Palestinian attorney-general says. “The direct cause of death was burns as a result of fire,” Mohammed al-A’wewy was quoted as saying. The post mortem examination on Mohammed Abu Khdeir …

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Egypt’s Sisi pledges to seek Gaza ‘ceasefire’

Egypt’s President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi, a major opponent of the Gaza-based Hamas resistance movement, has pledged to seek a “ceasefire” in the besieged Gaza Strip. Speaking to President of the Palestinian National Unity Government Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday, Sisi said that Egypt seeks “to halt escalations and works to reach a …

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