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Biden withholds weapons shipment over Rafah invasion, as Gazans flee – Day 215

Biden administration pauses shipment of deadliest bombs to Israel; new mass grave holds at least 49 Palestinian bodies; Rafah’s largest hospital shuts down as a result of Israeli invasion, as closed crossings cause severe shortages; Israeli military promise Rafah will not be the end of the war; growing number of West Bank home demolitions; Ohio may use old anti-KKK law against pro-Palestine protesters; two new bills in Congress are new-level ridiculous; almost 700 Jewish profs urge Biden not to sign antisemitism legislation; Bahamas recognizes State of Palestine

Biden admin bypasses Congress for $147.5m weapons sale to Israel – Day 83

Blinken avoids congressional oversight in weapon sale to Israel; Israeli military targets UN humanitarian aid convoy, historical sites, steals from Gazan homes; Gazan food insecurity is “catastrophic”; Israeli envoy threatens Lebanon; Gaza medical workers tortured, journalist killed; multiple incidents in West Bank; Friday worship disrupted in Jerusalem

On Nakba Day, as Palestinians run for their lives, Biden advances $1 billion in arms sales to Israel – Day 221

Palestinians in Gaza can’t seem to run fast enough to keep up with Israeli evacuation orders; can’t dig airstrike victims out of the rubble; Israel reportedly was aware of UN car that it bombed, killing a high-ranking international worker; Israeli police reportedly knew about aid convoy and allowed its destruction; Israel appears ready for a full-scale invasion of Rafah; Ben Gvir calls for expulsion; Palestinian killed in West Bank; Biden seeks approval for another $1 billion in military sales to Israel; campus protest update, more

Israel will kill Palestinians just fine without US heavy payload weapons; humanitarian crisis spirals – Day 216

Hunger, danger deepen all over Gaza; refugees streaming out of Rafah with nowhere safe to go; deadly airdrops have killed over 20; Israeli leaders will keep war going “with God’s help”; Israeli settlers torch UNRWA office for a second time; 300 Palestinian Bedouin face homelessness after militarized Israeli police bulldoze village; more

Biden announces: $26B in US tax money to Israel will “make the world safer” – Day 201

Biden signs over more aid to Israel, as its military may be using internationally banned weapons, burying civilians alive, killing another journalist, enabling famine and disease, and preparing to invade the most densely populated region of the world; meanwhile, teenager killed in West Bank, Turkiye is being pressured to stop a massive aid shipment from sailing to Gaza; meanwhile, college campuses’ growing outcry against the genocide in Gaza, and more

Israel faces possible embargo, war crime accusation, threats from Biden and Iran – Day 180

Times have been rough for Israel, thanks to a UN vote to halt arms sales, a Human Rights Watch war crime report, an angrier than usual Biden, a shake-up in the military ranks, and global scrutiny of AI targeting of people in Gaza. Meanwhile, Israel killing of Gazans and West Bank Palestinians continues, released Gaza captives show signs of torture – and another October 7th “friendly fire” incident is identified

Biden ok’s sale of fighter jets, thousands of one-ton bombs to Israel, again – Day 175

Israel to receive billions of dollars in bombs and fighter jets from US; another flour massacre; Hannibal Directive; Israel wants US to pay for multinational aid distribution team; West Bank youth killed; “ecocide” in Gaza; Netanyahu reportedly rejects hostage deal; more

Biden has “no red lines” that would change his position on arming Israel – Day 155

President Biden doesn’t seem to comprehend the true mission of Zionism; Israeli soldier brags on video about killing an unarmed elderly Gazan man; Israel brags about aid delivery, but its record is abysmal; Gaza’s government estimates $30 billion in damage by Israel’s attack; more Israeli acknowledgement that Israel killed its own people on October 7th; and more

Biden at State of the Union: “We’re building a pier for Gaza” – Day 153

Emergency, temporary pier in Gaza would allegedly enable a massive increase in humanitarian aid; previous flotillas to Gaza attacked by Israel; 2 Palestinians killed by air drop; White House wants a list of all pending weapons transfers to Israel; Congress members: US should not support Rafah invasion; Refugees Int’l report on Israeli obstruction of aid; EU to check on Israeli compliance with human rights demands; Pramila Paten’s UN “report” on Hamas sexual violence not trustworthy; more