After IDF’s single largest bombing campaign in Gaza since 2014, & Hamas’ rocket response, a UN rep called for moderation & promised that UN would not forget people of Gaza.
Netanyahu explained Israel’s strategy of using brute strength until Palestinians get the message that incendiary balloons are unacceptable.
Meanwhile, 2 teenage Palestinian boys were killed in Israeli rocket attacks; 4 Israelis were injured by rockets.
Zionist terrorism has existed since before the founding of Israel – and tolerated, empowered, even glorified. All the while, Palestinians have been condemned for resistance.
Israeli PM Netanyahu, tired of incendiary kites, has closed Gaza’s commercial border crossing; Hamas calls the decision a ‘crime’; HRW calls it ‘collective punishment’.
Thanks to pro-Israel talking points, Australia has decided to end its direct aid program to the Palestinian Authority. Australian funds should not go toward “state-promoted terrorism.”
The Mueller investigation reveals troubling Trump ties to Israel. Is this why Israel enjoys eternal “favored nation status” from a president who is otherwise a fair-weather friend?
Ha’aretz reports: Jerusalem has existed for over 7,000 years. Jews have been unquestionably connected with the city for 3,000 or so – yet it functioned as their capital only for short periods in history.
A German cartoonist was fired for an allegedly anti-Semitic drawing of Benjamin Netanyahu. This is the new anti-Semitism, suppressing criticism of Israel. (From Anadolu)
Today, unarmed Gazans died by the dozens simultaneously with a star-studded celebration in Jerusalem. American pastors John Hagee and Robert Jeffress, well-known bigots, preached and prayed. Donald Trump was practically worshiped. No amount of spin could turn this debacle into a genuinely admirable day for Israel.
A star-studded list of generals and spy chiefs – US & Israeli – agree that the US should stay in JCPOA. But a reality star, a radical, an Arab man-child, & a politician who has been crying wolf about Iran since 1992, these guys carry the day. Trump & Co. don’t want peace & safety. They want war with Iran.
Investigative journalist Gareth Porter dispels myths about Iran’s alleged nuclear program: Israel has been crying wolf about Iran & nukes since the 1980s (including likely forging documents), while the IAEA has been declaring Tehran’s compliance; the Ayatollah has maintained that WMDs are “unIslamic,” and Iran hasn’t used any (even against Iraq’s WMDs); Iran needs ballistic missiles as a deterrent since it has no air force; and it has never threatened aggression toward Israel.