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Woman who lost her family (image by Amnesty International)
Friday August 01, 2014 - 12:01
This list is constantly updated due to the ongoing Israeli assault on Gaza since July 8th. The following 1269 names have been confirmed - the actual number is at least 1457. Full Story
Image By Palestine TV
Friday August 01, 2014 - 12:13
Local sources in Gaza have reported that Israeli soldiers opened fire at Palestinians, trying to reach their homes in Rafah, Gaza City, and several areas in the Gaza Strip. Medics and rescue teams located remains of several Palestinians in different parts of the Gaza Strip. Full Story
Friday August 01, 2014 - 12:12
Muhammad Daher, a Palestinian journalist for al-Resalah newspaper, was recently injured when Israeli forces shelled his home in Shuja'eyya, to the east of Gaza City. He succumbed to his wounds on Thursday. Full Story
Medics in Gaza - tired and overwhelmed (image by Palestinian Ministry of Health)
Friday August 01, 2014 - 11:25
On Thursday, a group of 24 doctors and scientists signed an open letter that was published in the Lancet Medical Journal in Great Britain, in support of the people of Gaza. Full Story
Al Ray archive photo
Friday August 01, 2014 - 10:34
Republican representatives in the US Senate have blocked a Democratic party proposal of a multi-million dollar defense aid package to Israel. Full Story
Friday August 01, 2014 - 09:31
On July 29th, Palestinian activists from the Human Rights Defenders Group, as well as several ISM volunteers, went to the Almezan Hospital in Hebron, and met some of the Palestinians recently shot and injured by Israeli soldiers. Full Story
Surgery in the corridors (photo by Gaza Ministry of Health).
Friday August 01, 2014 - 09:07
Gaza hospitals are operating under impossible conditions, with surgery now being performed in corridors and on the floor due to the sheer numbers of wounded from massacres such as Shati park, UNRWA school and Shujeiyah market. Full Story
Wounded Palestinians In Khan Younis - Ministry Of Health
Friday August 01, 2014 - 05:34
The Palestinian Ministry of Health in Gaza has reported that eight members of the al-Farra family have been killed, in Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, while at least ten have been injured. Full Story
Child injured in latest airstrikes in Gaza (image by Palestinian Health Ministry)
Friday August 01, 2014 - 02:40
Power outages have been reported at a number of Gaza hospitals, which is severely impacting care for the hundreds of wounded Palestinians who are currently being treated for their injuries. In addition, the casualties continue to pour in, with Israeli airstrikes ongoing Thursday evening through the midnight hours. Full Story
About 240,000 people who fled their homes are sheltering in crowded school buildings, with serious shortages of water. Oxfam is delivering safe water to over 40,000 people sheltering in schools and other buildings. Photo By: Iyad al Baba/Oxfam
Friday August 01, 2014 - 02:13
More than 240,000 people have now fled their homes, but have nowhere safe to go. With exit through Israel closed under the long-term blockade, and the border with Egypt shut, most people are prevented from escaping the violence. Full Story
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