Max Blumenthal writes: An NBC producer speaking on condition of anonymity confirmed Jebreal's account, describing to me a top-down intimidation campaign aimed at presenting an Israeli-centric view of the attack on the Gaza Strip.
The Gaza offensive marks the worst violence since two spikes in conflict in 2009 and 2012, and has already claimed the lives of more than 685 Palestinians, most of them civilians, and 34 Israelis, 32 of them soldiers.
At last, the news we've all been waiting for. Meriam, Daniel, Martin and Maya have left Sudan and are flying to Italy.
Thank you all for your support for Meriam throughout her ordeal. My thanks too for the support you gave me.
Much love to all.
The world is pockmarked with volatile hot spots stretching from West Africa to Central Asia -- a wide arc where commercial flights and airline passengers could potentially be at risk from ground-based weapons.
Ally Cohen, media coordinator for the ISM states, "anyone on the ground in Palestine knows that the Israeli military are constantly releasing completely fabricated information and reports. The only difference in this case, is that we can prove it."
"Fear and panic have gripped the population, leading to the displacement of more than 100,000 people, who are now sheltering in UNRWA schools, already double the number of Palestinians who sought refuge in the Agency's schools in the Israeli war on Gaza o
"Millions of young girls around the world are in danger of female genital mutilation and child marriage - and of losing their childhoods forever to these harmful practices" - Susan Bissell, UNICEF's Chief of Child Protection
Europe's largest ethnic minority--also known as gypsies--has long endured bigotry and abuse. This year, they've been a boon to rightwing politicians who've used them to garner support for anti-immigration policies and achieve significant electoral victories
Whenever the Israeli army drafts the reserves...there are dissenters, resisters, and AWOLers among the troops called to war. Now that Israel has sent troops to Gaza again and reserves are being summoned to service, dozens are refusing to take part.
Whenever the Israeli army drafts the reserves -- which are made up of ex-soldiers -- there are dissenters, resisters, and AWOLers among the troops called to war. Now that Israel has sent troops to Gaza again and reserves are being summoned to service, dozen
JERUSALEM -- In life, Max Steinberg was known for his courage, athletic prowess and love of Bob Marley songs, his family and friends told an estimated 30,000 people who attended his military funeral on Wednesday. In death, Sgt. Steinberg represented more.
"The Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster is a poignant reminder of the randomness of fortune and misfortune. But it also serves as a prelude to an emerging security environment marked by irregular warfare, proliferated high-end technology and complex"cnn
'I will not use my being a victim to creat new victims" Amidst the violence in Israel and Gaza, Palestinian and Israeli families come together to promote dialogue and reconciliation. Parents Circle Family Forum brings together >600 Israeli & Palestinians
GAZA CITY -- A U.N.-run school crowded with Palestinian evacuees in the northern part of the Gaza Strip came under shelling on Thursday, leaving at least 15 people dead and as many as 200 wounded, Palestinian officials said.
As Israel pledges to continue the assault on Gaza for "as long as is required," we are joined by two Israelis who have refused to serve in their country's military reserves. On Tuesday, The Washington Post ran an open letter authored by Yael Even Or title