Tag: Gaza

Palestinian woman waves national flag during a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, east of Khan Younis, Tuesday, May 15, 2018. Israel faced a growing backlash Tuesday and new charges of using excessive force, a day after Israeli troops firing from across a border fence killed dozens of …

China ‘Seriously Concerned’ About Gaza Violence

China’s Foreign Ministry said on Tuesday it was “seriously concerned” about violence in the Gaza Strip and called for the resumption of Israeli-Palestinian peace talks as soon as possible. An editorial in the state-run Global Times blamed U.S. President Donald Trump for “opening Pandora’s box” by moving the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem.

A Palestinian woman reacts from the fire shooting by Israeli troops during a demonstration near the Gaza Strip border with Israel, in eastern Gaza City, Friday, March 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Khalil Hamra)

Kuwaiti Government Newspaper Article Slams Hamas For ‘Violent’, ‘Thuggish’ Protest

TEL AVIV – A Kuwaiti government daily published an article slamming the “March of the Return” in Gaza as a “provocative” protest designed to trigger violence by “terrorist” group Hamas, which uses women and children as human shields. The article also praised President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and move the U.S. embassy as being “courageous and correct.”

Bernie Sanders at SxSW Festival 2018

Bernie Sanders on Gaza Violence: ‘Israel Overreacted’

Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union,” Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) accused Israel of overreacting when asked about 17 Palestinians being killed in clashes with Israeli soldiers at the Gaza border during a protest. Sanders said, “I think from what

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Liberman: Israel’s Northern Front Unprepared For War

TEL AVIV – Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman on Sunday warned that the homefront by the border with Syria and Lebanon in Israel’s north was not adequately prepared for a potential war.

A Palestinian militant from the Ezzedine al-Qassam brigade, the armed wing of Hamas, poses with his weapon while waiting for the arrival of Hamas leader-in-exile Khaled Meshaal in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip, on December 7, 2012. Meshaal is making his first-ever visit to the Gaza Strip amid tight security for …

Hamas Launches Massive Military Drill in Gaza Using Rockets, Live Fire

TEL AVIV – Hamas launched a large-scale military exercise in the Gaza Strip on Sunday, in response to Israel’s increased forces along the border ahead of a mass march as part of a “day of rage” planned to coincide with the eve of Passover later in the week. 

Israeli soldiers patrol near the Israeli Gaza border, Monday June 08, 2009. Israeli troops battled Palestinian gunmen early Monday in a flare-up of violence along the tense frontier between Israel and Hamas-controlled Gaza. A group of around 10 gunmen were trying to cross the border fence into Israel when they …

Hamas Taking Steps to Plot Israeli Independence Day Border Chaos

TEL AVIV — Hamas has demanded that other jihadist Palestinian organizations prevent any attempts to carry out attacks in the border area with Israel in order to avoid harming the chances of leading thousands of Palestinians to the border fence in a protest planned as part of events marking the 70th anniversary of Israel’s founding, a senior official in one of the jihadist Palestinian organizations told Breitbart Jerusalem.