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Abbas announces Israel-Gaza ceasefire Media Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

Abbas announces Israel-Gaza ceasefire

President Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday announced a long-term ceasefire agreement between Israel and Palestinian factions in the Gaza Strip. In a short televised address, Abbas said the agreement would go into effect at 7 p.m.

20 hours ago
Israel, Hamas Agree to Open-Ended Cease-Fire Media Roundup
Joshua Mitnick & Asa Fitch, The Wall Street Journal

Israel, Hamas Agree to Open-Ended Cease-Fire

Israel and Hamas agreed to their first open-ended cease-fire after seven weeks of military confrontation and will resume truce talks in Cairo in the coming days.

about 1 day ago
Gaza housing towers destroyed by Israeli airstrikes
Ma'an News Agency

Gaza housing towers destroyed by Israeli airstrikes

Israeli airstrikes destroyed two residential housing towers in Gaza City on Tuesday as two Palestinians were killed in overnight airstrikes. Muhammad Muin Abu Ajwa and Hasan Omar al-Sawwaf were killed in airstrikes targeting central Gaza City.

about 1 day ago
Israel bombs two Gaza City tower blocks Media Roundup
The Guardian

Israel bombs two Gaza City tower blocks

Israel has bombed two Gaza City high-rises with dozens of homes and shops, causing one building to collapse and severely damaging the other. In the past, the military has hit targets in high-rises in pinpoint strikes, but left the buildings standing. Since Saturday, it has toppled or destroyed five towers and shopping complexes in an apparent new tactic aimed at increasing pressure on Hamas.

about 1 day ago
Pro-Palestinian activist’s ‘Rubble Bucket Challenge’ for Gaza goes viral Media Roundup
Haaretz

Pro-Palestinian activist’s ‘Rubble Bucket Challenge’ for Gaza goes viral

A pro-Palestinian is leveraging the popularity of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge with his own Rubble Bucket Challenge to raise awareness about the situation in the Gaza Strip.

about 1 day ago
‘Arabic Out’ - Right-wing MKs aim to make Hebrew Israel’s only official language Media Roundup
Jonathan Lis, Haaretz

‘Arabic Out’ - Right-wing MKs aim to make Hebrew Israel’s only official language

Knesset members from Yisrael Beiteinu, Likud and Habayit Hayehudi are pushing a bill to make Hebrew the only official language of the State of Israel.

about 1 day ago
Israeli forces break into shop in Hebron, damage property Media Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

Israeli forces break into shop in Hebron, damage property

Israeli troops broke into a shop in al-Salam Street in Hebron in the southern West Bank and damaged its contents on Monday morning, locals said. Witnesses told Ma’an that Israeli military forces broke into the store all of the sudden and started to damage properties and goods inside before they confiscated some and left.

about 1 day ago
12 Palestinians killed as Israel continues Gaza assault Media Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

12 Palestinians killed as Israel continues Gaza assault

Twelve Palestinians were killed on Monday as Israel launched airstrikes across the Gaza Strip, medics said. Ahmad al-Dali and brothers Bassem and Ahmad Hijazi were killed when an airstrike targeted their car in Gaza City, medics said. Seven others were critically wounded in the strike.

about 2 days ago
Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters: Why moral perversity of U.S. position in Gaza is stunning Op-Eds & Analysis
Roger Waters, Salon

Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters: Why moral perversity of U.S. position in Gaza is stunning

The moral perversity of the U.S. position is stunning. How can the U.S. government ask Israel to be more careful about civilian lives while simultaneously arming and then rearming the IDF so it can more effectively inflict such devastation on an imprisoned and occupied people?

about 2 days ago