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U.N. says 'enough is enough' after another Gaza school attack

Jul 31, 2014

U.N. says 'enough is enough' after another Gaza school attack

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - After another deadly attack on a U.N. school in Gaza sheltering Palestinians from fighting between Israel and Hamas militants, the United Nations declared "enough is enough" on Wednesday and asked - when civilians are warned to leave, where do they go? With 1.8 million people living in a Mediterranean enclave he described as the size of Detroit and Philadelphia, a disheartened U.N. #facebook #India #Japan #Brazil #Technology #France #Arabic #Middle East #Russia #Israel #markets #opinion
Israeli military offers 4-hour humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza

Jul 30, 2014

Israeli military offers 4-hour humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - The Israeli military said on Wednesday it would hold fire unilaterally in limited areas of the Gaza Strip for four hours from 3 p.m. (1200 GMT) for humanitarian purposes, an army statement said. #India #China #Brazil #Technology #France #Arabic #Israel #Argentina #United Kingdom #Mexico
Carnage at U.N. school as Israel pounds Gaza Strip

Jul 30, 2014

Carnage at U.N. school as Israel pounds Gaza Strip

GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli shelling killed at least 15 Palestinians sheltering in a U.N.-run school and another 17 near a street market on Wednesday, Gaza's Health Ministry said, with no ceasefire in sight after more than three weeks of fighting. Israel's security cabinet convened to discuss a revamped Egyptian proposal for a truce but it was unclear whether any decision was imminent that could halt a 23-day conflict in which nearly 1,400 people, mostly civilians, have died #facebook #India #China #Business #Brazil #Technology #Arabic #Russia #Israel #Entertainment #Mexico
Gaza Endgames emerge as Israel-Hamas conflict enters 4th week

Jul 30, 2014

Gaza Endgames emerge as Israel-Hamas conflict enters 4th week

While it is too early to say how the current Gaza crisis will end, quiet diplomacy is ongoing. There also is a growing sense that it can't go on much longer but then again, it might. #World #US #Hamas #Israel #UN #Benjamin Netanyahu #Mahmoud Abbas #Palestine #IDF #Gaza #John Kerry #air strikes #Israeli military #ground operation

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Life in Israel: Caught amidst hostile neighbours, bad options

Dec 03, 2012

Life in Israel: Caught amidst hostile neighbours, bad options

Without going into the compelling but competing narratives of why and how Israel landed in what seems a perpetually hostile dynamic, it is easy to see that it is surrounded by hostile neighbors and there is no strategic depth of geography. #HowThisWorks #Syria #Al-Qaeda #Israel #Golan Heights
Read before you RT: Twitter lessons from Hamas to BBC

Nov 16, 2012

Read before you RT: Twitter lessons from Hamas to BBC

A series of incidents in several countries, and involving several organisations, have further highlighted the need for us to think before we tweet, and read before we retweet. #HowThisWorks #BBC #Twitter #Hamas #Israel #Defamation #Gaza #Lord McAlpine

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Read before you RT: Twitter lessons from Hamas to BBC

Jul 30, 2014

U.N. Says ‘Evidence’ Points to Israel in Gaza School Attack

“All available evidence” suggests that Israeli artillery hit a United Nations school in Gaza full of civilians, Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said... #Israel #United Nations #Ban Ki-moon #Gaza Strip
Read before you RT: Twitter lessons from Hamas to BBC

Jul 30, 2014

U.N. Says Israel Hit Gaza Shelter

The United Nations said Israeli artillery hit a school in Gaza sheltering more than 3,000 Palestinians on Wednesday and Gaza officials said at least 15 people were killed... #United Nations #Gaza Strip
Read before you RT: Twitter lessons from Hamas to BBC

Jul 30, 2014

Fighting Political Islam, Arab States Find Themselves Allied With Israel

Led by Egypt, a coalition of Arab states has effectively lined up with Israel in its fight against Hamas, posing new obstacles to efforts to end the Gaza conflict... #Israel #Egypt #Hamas #Gaza Strip