Media Roundup

PLO’s Hanan Ashrawi LIVE
Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani, Huffington Post Live

PLO’s Hanan Ashrawi LIVE

PLO Executive Committee Member Dr. Hanan Ashrawi has declared Israel's offensive in Gaza a "deliberate massacre." She joins to discuss the latest ceasefire negotiations, whether an end to violence is possible and the state of Palestinian leadership.

7 hours ago
Gaza toll hits 788 as 15 killed at UN school
Yahoo! News

Gaza toll hits 788 as 15 killed at UN school

Emergency services spokesman Ashraf al-Qudra said at least 15 people had been killed and 200 wounded by Israeli shelling of a school run by the UN agency for Palestinian refugees (UNRWA) in the northern town of Beit Hanun, where hundreds had sought refuge from the violence.

13 hours ago
At least 15 die in Israeli shelling of Gaza school as toll exceeds 750
Nidal Al-Mughrabi & Allyn Fisher-Ilan, Reuters

At least 15 die in Israeli shelling of Gaza school as toll exceeds 750

United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed his horror at the attack on the school at Beit Hanoun in the northern Gaza strip. "Many have been killed – including women and children, as well as U.N. staff," he said in a statement. "Circumstances are still unclear. I strongly condemn this act."

13 hours ago
15 dead as Israeli fire hits U.N. facility in Gaza
USA TODAY

15 dead as Israeli fire hits U.N. facility in Gaza

A U.N. facility was hit by Israeli tank shells on Thursday, killing at least 15 and wounding dozens more seeking shelter as clashes between the Israeli military and Hamas ramped up on the 17th day of the conflict.

13 hours ago
UPDATE (2): Death toll Reaches 759, Over 4730 Injuries, on 17th Day of Israeli Aggression on Gaza
Palestinian News & Info Agency - WAFA

UPDATE (2): Death toll Reaches 759, Over 4730 Injuries, on 17th Day of Israeli Aggression on Gaza

Fifty Palestinians were killed, including eight children and ten members of one family, while the bodies of seven Palestinians were recovered from under the rubbles as the Israel military aggression on Gaza Strip entered Thursday its seventeenth day, bringing the total death toll to 759 and over 4,730 injuries, most of whom are children, women and elderly.

13 hours ago
Mob attacks 2 Palestinians in West Jerusalem
Ma'an News Agency

Mob attacks 2 Palestinians in West Jerusalem

A mob assaulted two Palestinians as they were walking on the trendy Jaffa street in the center of West Jerusalem on Thursday, their lawyer said, potentially the latest in a string of hate attacks targeting Arabs across Israel in recent weeks.

13 hours ago
Dozens feared dead as Israel shells UN shelter in Beit Hanoun
Ma'an News Agency

Dozens feared dead as Israel shells UN shelter in Beit Hanoun

A spokesman for the UN's Palestine refugee agency UNRWA in Gaza Adnan Abu Hasana said on Thursday that they had received no warning before Israeli forces shelled a Beit Hanoun school that was serving as a shelter earlier in the afternoon.

13 hours ago
Teen, beaten in Israel, recalls “frightening” moments
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.

about 1 day ago
‘Strong Possibility’ War Crimes Being Committed In Gaza
Diana Buttu, Haviv Rettig Gur and Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani

‘Strong Possibility’ War Crimes Being Committed In Gaza

The UN Commission on Human Rights says there's a 'strong possibility' war crimes are being committed in Gaza. Diana Buttu, Attorney and Former spokesperson for the Palestine Liberation Organization and Haviv Retting Gur join Caroline from Israel and Palestine to discuss.

about 1 day ago