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Rubble in Gaza, where Palestinians searched for bodies during ceasefire (image by @JamilaHanan on Twitter)
Sunday July 27, 2014 - 19:15
Update: Around 6 pm, another Palestinian was shot and killed by Israeli forces, this time in Khan Younis, in the southern Gaza Strip. He has been identified as: Essam Ibrahim Abu Shab 42. This brings the total so far Sunday to 10 Palestinians killed - in what was claimed to be a period of 'ceasefire' until Monday, when Israel says that full-scale bombing will resume. Full Story
Rubble of what were houses in northern Gaza (image by PCHR)
Sunday July 27, 2014 - 12:30
The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) has published a report detailing the search for bodies in the brief ceasefire that took place over the weekend, but also condemned Israeli targeting of medical crews that continued even while the ceasefire was in place. Full Story
Dome of the Rock viewed through Bab al-Qattanin -- Gilabrand/Wiki Commons
Sunday July 27, 2014 - 10:12
Two Palestinian youth were reportedly assaulted by a Jewish mob in Jerusalem, on Friday evening, according to Haaretz. Israeli forces vandalized the premises of public institutions, Saturday, in Al-Bireh. Full Story
Wiki Commons
Sunday July 27, 2014 - 09:02
Dozens of Palestinians were shot and injured, Saturday, across the West Bank region, with at least two reported dead, including one child who died of critical injuries suffered earlier in the day, during clashes which occured near Bethlehem. Supporters from New York to London and Paris continue to march in solidarity with Gaza. Full Story
Sunday July 27, 2014 - 05:06
His Beatitude Fouad Twal, Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem, met with White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough, on Saturday, according to the Palestinian News Network (PNN). Present as well was Counselor to the President, John Podestam, during a discussion which took place this morning, over the ongoing plight of Christians in the Holy Land and, specifically, in the context of the ongoing war crimes being committed, by Israel, on Gaza. Full Story
The rubble of what had been Shuja'eyya neighborhood (image by Press TV)
Sunday July 27, 2014 - 01:36
Naim Abdul Aziz Abu Zaher, 36, was shot to death by Israeli forces east of Deir al-Balah around 9 pm Saturday, two hours before the ‘temporary ceasefire’ was scheduled to end. Two other Palestinians died of their wounds early Sunday morning. Full Story
Mass abduction of Hamas officials in June (image by karachireports.wordpress.com)
Saturday July 26, 2014 - 22:46
The alleged kidnapping and murder of three Israeli settlers, in late June, was the oft-cited reason for Israel’s escalation against the Hamas government in the Israeli-occupied Gaza Strip. But new evidence indicates that Hamas was not responsible at all for the murders, according to reporters who spoke with Israeli police. Full Story
Woman grieving the destruction of her home (image by Harold Hende, vg.no)
Saturday July 26, 2014 - 21:03
During the brief halt in Israeli bombardment on Saturday, Palestinian residents and medics have managed to retrieve the bodies of 135 Palestinians, mainly in Shuja’eyya, whose deaths had previously gone unreported because their whereabouts were unknown. Around 7 pm, Israeli officials announced that they would hold off on the resumption of bombardment of Gaza until 11 pm. Full Story
Image WAFA News
Saturday July 26, 2014 - 14:37
Despite being attacked by the army, medics and rescue teams managed to locate the remains of 85 Palestinians, mainly women and children, buried under rubble of homes and buildings previously bombarded and leveled to the ground by Israeli missiles and shells, in different parts of the Gaza Strip. Full Story
Image By The Ministry Of Health
Saturday July 26, 2014 - 08:10
As in the two previous ‘temporary truces’ since the Israeli assault on Gaza began July 8th, Israeli forces stepped up their attacks on Palestinian civilians in the hours leading up to the time of the scheduled ceasefire. On Saturday morning, as the 7 am ‘temporary ceasefire’ start time was approaching, an Israeli airstrike hit a three-story home housing a number of families who had fled from their homes destroyed in Khuza’a, on Thursday. Full Story
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