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Weapons to Israel | IMEU Policy Backgrounder

Weapons to Israel | IMEU Policy Backgrounder

Weapons to Israel | IMEU Policy Backgrounder

on January 5, 2022
5-year-old Killed in Gaza as Israeli Ordnance Explodes
Ma'an News Agency

5-year-old Killed in Gaza as Israeli Ordnance Explodes

A Palestinian child was killed and another seriously injured after an unexploded ordnance detonated in the Jabaliya area of the northern Gaza Strip. Medical sources told Ma'an that five-year-old Suhayb Saqir was killed and his brother Musab, 6, was seriously injured in the explosion. Sources said the injured child was taken to the Indonesian Hospital in northern Gaza Strip for treatment.

on February 25, 2016
Obama Signs Budget With $3.1 Bn Aid Package to Israel
Ynet News

Obama Signs Budget With $3.1 Bn Aid Package to Israel

US President Barack Obama on Friday signed a $1.8 trillion budget, including $3.1 billion in aid to Israel, to be in effect until October 2016. The bill was signed after a compromise was reached between Congress Republicans and Democrats that prevented a government shutdown. The $3.1 billion in aid includes $487 million for protecting Israel's skies with the Iron Dome system...

on December 19, 2015
Gaza Police Dismantle Unexploded Israeli Bomb in Southern Gaza
Ma'an News Agency

Gaza Police Dismantle Unexploded Israeli Bomb in Southern Gaza

The explosives engineering department of the Gaza police force on Friday dismantled a 500 kilogram Israeli bomb left from last year's devastating military offensive in the besieged territory. A suspicious object was reported by locals in the rubble of a destroyed building in the Khuza area of Khan Younis in southern Gaza.

on October 30, 2015
Israel and the Atomic Bomb Fact Sheets
IMEU

Israel and the Atomic Bomb

Israel is currently the only country in the Middle East that possesses nuclear weapons, with an arsenal estimated at 60-400 warheads. With President Obama scheduled to address the United Nations General Assembly on Monday about the Iranian nuclear agreement, the IMEU offers the following fact sheet on Israel’s nuclear program.

on September 25, 2015
The ‘Forensic Architects’ investigating Gaza
Reuters

The ‘Forensic Architects’ investigating Gaza

Drawing on hundreds of photos, videos and satellite images taken during the 2014 Gaza conflict, analysts in London are using new techniques to piece together what happened.

on July 31, 2015
Amnesty Launches Online Tool Documenting Israeli Strikes on Gaza
Jack Khoury, Haaretz

Amnesty Launches Online Tool Documenting Israeli Strikes on Gaza

Amnesty International and London-based Forensic Architecture have unveiled an online tool for mapping 2,500 Israeli strikes during the Gaza war with Hamas and its allies last summer. An interactive map documents the time and place of each strike and classifies them according to type of strike, the site that was hit, the number of casualties and other factors. It includes pictures, videos, testimonies and satellite images.

on July 8, 2015
Israel Largest State User of Explosive Weapons in 2014 Due To Gaza War
Ma'an News Agency

Israel Largest State User of Explosive Weapons in 2014 Due To Gaza War

Israel was the single largest user of explosive weapons among international states in 2014 as a result of its war on Gaza, a London-based NGO said this week, providing further testimony to its devastating use of force on the coastal territory last summer. A report said that Gaza saw one of the highest number of global casualties from explosive weapons as a result of Israel’s use of military force.

on June 26, 2015
Gaza Officials: 70 Hurt as Israel Ordnance Explodes
Ma'an News Agency

Gaza Officials: 70 Hurt as Israel Ordnance Explodes

Dozens of Palestinians were injured in a large explosion in the northern Gaza Strip on Thursday, witnesses and medics said. Medical sources said at least 70 Palestinians were injured. Fifteen of those were taken to al-Shifa hospital for treatment as a result of the explosion.

on May 14, 2015
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