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US-Israel tensions rise amid slowing offensive in Gaza

Jul 28, 2014

US-Israel tensions rise amid slowing offensive in Gaza

Israel wants Egypt, which also borders the Gaza Strip and views Hamas as a security threat, to take the lead in curbing the Palestinian Islamists. #World #US #Hamas #Israel #UN #Benjamin Netanyahu #Mahmoud Abbas #Palestine #IDF #Gaza #John Kerry #air strikes #Israeli military #ground operation
Obama calls for urgent, unconditional ceasefire in Gaza

Jul 28, 2014

Obama calls for urgent, unconditional ceasefire in Gaza

US President Barack Obama phoned Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and called for an immediate and unconditional ceasefire in Gaza. #World #Barack Obama #US #Hamas #Israel #Benjamin Netanyahu #Palestine #Ceasefire #US President #Gaza #John Kerry #Israeli PM
UNSC calls for immediate, unconditional ceasefire in Gaza

Jul 28, 2014

UNSC calls for immediate, unconditional ceasefire in Gaza

The presidential statement says a humanitarian ceasefire would allow for the delivery of urgently needed assistance in Gaza. #World #US #Hamas #Israel #UN #Benjamin Netanyahu #Mahmoud Abbas #Palestine #IDF #Gaza #John Kerry #air strikes #Israeli military #ground operation
Letter to Mumbai Police warns of terror attack to avenge Gaza killings

Jul 28, 2014

Letter to Mumbai Police warns of terror attack to avenge Gaza killings

Police Commissioner Rakesh Maria said the letter said he had stopped them in 1993 but wouldn't be able to do so this time. #Hamas #NewsTracker #Israel #Mumbai #Indian Mujahideen #Terror Attack #Gaza #Rakesh Maria

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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 27, 2014

Netanyahu says Israel's assault on Gaza Strip will continue

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday that the country would continue its assault on militant targets in the Gaza Strip despite growing international concern about the number of Palestinian civilian casualties in the conflict... #Israel #Benjamin Netanyahu #Gaza Strip
Read before you RT: Twitter lessons from Hamas to BBC

Jul 26, 2014

Pause in the Fighting Gives Civilians on Both Sides a Moment to Take Stock

Saturday’s cease-fire provided the first daylong relief from violence for civilians since the start of the 19-day war between Israel and Palestinian militants... #Israel #Gaza Strip #Hamas
Read before you RT: Twitter lessons from Hamas to BBC

Jul 25, 2014

Palestinian militant tunnel threat takes center stage in latest war with Israel

A network of tunnels Palestinian militants have dug from Gaza to Israel — dubbed "lower Gaza" by the Israeli military — is taking center stage in the latest war between Hamas and Israel... #Israel #Hamas #Jerusalem