Gaza Under Attack
FAQ: Misperceptions about the Conflict in Gaza
Gaza Crisis Update
Weapon & Defense Systems: Palestinian Groups in Gaza vs. Israel
Death toll rises as Israel continues striking Gaza
Teen, beaten in Israel, recalls “frightening” moments Media Roundup
Aaron Mesmer, My Fox Tampa Bay

Teen, beaten in Israel, recalls “frightening” moments

Most teenagers would cringe at the thought of doing household chores. Not Tariq Abu Khdeir, a Palestinian-American teenager from Tampa who smiles at the thought of a little bit of normalcy. Tariq, 15, has spent a week home following a family vacation to Israel that landed the family in the international spotlight after video surfaced of Tariq getting arrested and beaten by Israeli police.

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UN: Israel assault in Gaza may be war crime Media Roundup
Al Jazeera

UN: Israel assault in Gaza may be war crime

Israel's military actions in the Gaza Strip could amount to war crimes, UN rights chief Navi Pillay has said, as Israel continued pounding Gaza for a 16th day. Pillay on Wednesday also condemned indiscriminate rocket attacks by Hamas fighters. "There seems to be a strong possibility that international law has been violated, in a manner that could amount to war crimes," Pillay told an emergency session on Gaza at the UN Human Rights Council.

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FAQ: Misperceptions about the Conflict in Gaza Op-Eds & Analysis
IMEU

FAQ: Misperceptions about the Conflict in Gaza

The IMEU offers the following expert FAQ about Operation Protective Edge and the conflict in Gaza, featuring human rights attorney Diana Buttu, former legal consultant to the Palestinian Legislative Council George Bisharat, and director of Al-Shabaka Nadia Hijab.

14 hours ago
Thirty Four Palestinians Killed, 160 Injured on 16th Day of Israeli Aggression on Gaza Media Roundup
Palestinian News & Info Agency - WAFA

Thirty Four Palestinians Killed, 160 Injured on 16th Day of Israeli Aggression on Gaza

Thirty four Palestinians were killed Wednesday and 160 others injured in the ongoing Israeli bombardment across Gaza Strip, bringing the total death toll to 665 and over 4,160 injuries.

15 hours ago
Gaza under heavy attack despite truce efforts Media Roundup
Al Jazeera

Gaza under heavy attack despite truce efforts

Israel has bombarded the southeast of Gaza, killing more than a dozen people and forcing residents to flee, as the death toll since the fighting began in Gaza rose to above 655 and diplomats tried to find a solution to the conflict. Sources and witnesses told Al Jazeera that Israel had bombed the areas of Khuzaa, Bani Suhaila and Absan, near Khan Younis, killing at least 17 Palestinians and injured dozens, as it attacked Hamas fighters.

16 hours ago
Gazan prisoners mourn lost family members inside Israeli jails Media Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

Gazan prisoners mourn lost family members inside Israeli jails

More than a dozen Gazan prisoners being held in Israeli jails have lost members of their families to Israel's assault on the Strip, a Palestinian prisoner's rights group said Wednesday. The Palestinian Prisoner's Society said in a statement that Salah Hamad, Hamza Abu Sawawin, Rami Zweidi, Taysir Breiem, Ahmad al-Sufi, Saddam Ashur, in addition to several others, had lost members of their family as a result of Israeli attacks.

17 hours ago
Israeli forces bomb al-Wafa Hospital in Gaza City Media Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

Israeli forces bomb al-Wafa Hospital in Gaza City

Israeli warplanes on Wednesday bombed a central Gaza City hospital after the army claimed militants opened fire from the premises, while a UN human rights chief warned that abuses by Hamas did not justify possible war crimes by Israel.

18 hours ago
Israel Slaughters Entire Families, says Palestine’s UN Observer Media Roundup
Palestinian News & Info Agency - WAFA

Israel Slaughters Entire Families, says Palestine’s UN Observer

“With no regard to human life, Israel, the occupying Power, continues to slaughter entire families,” Tuesday said Palestine’s Permanent Observer to the United Nation, Ambassador Riyad Mansour, during an open debate on the situation in the Middle East at the United Nations Security Council. Mansour said that “despite all regional and international efforts, hundreds more Palestinian civilians have been killed, thousands have been injured and tens of thousands have been displaced by the Israeli military aggression in Gaza.”

18 hours ago
Israel targets 50 mosques since start of Gaza offensive Media Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

Israel targets 50 mosques since start of Gaza offensive

Israel has destroyed or severely damaged over 50 mosques since its assault on Gaza began, a Hamas official said Tuesday. Undersecretary of the Ministry of Endowments in Gaza, Hassan al-Saifi, said over 50 mosques have been targeted. Israel does not distinguish between targeting militants, civilians, hospitals, mosques, and cemeteries, al-Saifi told Ma'an, adding that he is afraid that schools may be targeted in the coming days.

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