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Two people reportedly killed by Israeli tank fire in Gaza

Two men have been killed by Israeli tank fire in Gaza, Palestinian and Israeli media said, citing the Gaza Health ministry. The incident comes days after the resumption of March of Return protests. The men, aged 25 and 28, were killed near the city of Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip, an official from the Health Ministry said, as cited ...

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Israel announces plans for 2,500 homes in occupied W. Bank days after Gaza bloodshed

Israel says it plans to build 2,500 new settler homes in the West Bank in violation of a 2016 UNSC resolution. It comes just days after the IDF killed dozens of Palestinians protesting the Israeli occupation. Israel’s Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said on Thursday that he was finalizing plans for the construction of new homes in Jewish settlements in the ...

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Israeli airstrike hits boat at Gaza port preparing to meet aid flotilla – locals

An airstrike launched by the Israeli military has hit a boat that was moored in Gaza City. The vessel was preparing to meet other boats that were trying to sail through Israel’s naval blockade of Gaza, locals say. The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said they hit “military targets belonging to the Hamas terror organization’s naval force,” as well as “underground ...

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Moment of silence for ‘terrorists’? Outrage & misreporting as NY school honors Gaza victims

Some Jewish parents were outraged after a New York school decided to hold a minute of silence for the Palestinian protesters shot and killed by Israeli defense forces last week. Students at Beacon High School were asked to pause for one minute to pay tribute to the victims of the violence, but some parents were angered by the school’s decision ...

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Israel blocks Turkey from transporting wounded Palestinians from Gaza

Turkey’s attempts to evacuate Palestinians wounded in Gaza for medical treatment have been blocked by Israel, the government in Ankara said. Israel is blocking Turkey from “standing beside our oppressed brothers,” Turkey’s deputy prime minister, Recep Akdag, said, as cited by Anadolu Agency. Turkey asked to send a plane to Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion airport, but the request was rejected ...

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Israel launches airstrikes against ‘terrorist’ targets in Gaza

Published time: 16 May, 2018 23:51 The Israeli Air Force has carried out a series of airstrikes against Hamas military facilities in northern Gaza in retaliation to “heavy machine gun fire” that reportedly targeted the city of Sderot. The strikes targeted four Hamas-affiliated buildings and infrastructure objects in a military compound of the Sunni organization, while three more sorties were ...

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Belgium summons Israeli envoy after she calls everyone killed in Gaza bloodshed ‘terrorists’

All the Palestinians, including children, killed in the violence at the Israeli-Gaza border were “terrorists,” Israel’s ambassador to Belgium said. She was called to the foreign ministry shortly after the statement. Brussels slammed the Israeli envoy to Belgium, Simona Frankel, as she did not mince words in the aftermath of the widely-condemned violence in Gaza, where at least 60 people ...

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Fist-size gunshot wounds, pulverized bones, inadmissible use of force by Israel in Gaza – HRW to RT

After the protests in Gaza, we’ve seen injuries that you see in conflict situations, not what you would expect in policing and law enforcement situations, Omar Shakir, Israel & Palestine Director at Human Rights Watch, told RT. The UN Security Council gathered Tuesday for an emergency meeting following the killing and injuring of Palestinians in Gaza by Israeli soldiers during ...

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Israeli soldiers share juvenile antics on social media as Gaza violence continues (VIDEO)

Instagram posts shared by on-duty soldiers in the IDF revealed unreported insights from behind the frontlines of the deadly, weekly confrontations with Palestinians along the Israel-Gaza border during the Great March of Return. An investigation by RT Digital revealed a somewhat indisciplined attitude adopted by uniformed Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) soldiers while violent confrontations raged nearby at the border with ...

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9 journalists injured by Israeli gunfire in Gaza ‘massacre’, total now over 20

At least nine journalists have been injured reporting from Gaza during Monday’s “massacre,” bringing the total number of reporters wounded by IDF gunfire so far to more than 20, in addition to two fatalities. The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) list eight journalists who were injured while covering Monday’s protest in Gaza during the US embassy inauguration in Jerusalem. It ...

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