Tag Archives: Gaza

Hamas Child Labor and Tunnel Fatalities

Unreported, and well researched. From the Institute for Palestinian Studies: Gaza’s Tunnel Phenomenon: The Unintended Dynamics of Israel’s Siege [...] A similarly cavalier approach to child labor and tunnel fatalities damaged the movement’s standing with human-rights groups, despite government assurances … Continue reading

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Gaza Campaign on Pace to Become Deadliest Israeli Conflict in Recent Years

The Washington Post: Palestinian and Israeli casualties are mounting at a pace that could surpass any other Israeli conflict in nearly a decade, amid signs of a deepening military and political stalemate driven by diplomatic gridlock, Palestinian militant resilience and … Continue reading

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Holy Land Deserted by Tourists as Fighting Empties Hotels

From Bloomberg News:  Omer Benjoya took a job this summer selling drinks, snacks and postcards on a hill that offers one of the most breathtaking panoramic views of Jerusalem. Now all the 17-year-old needs are customers. Since hostilities flared this … Continue reading

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Why Must Children Suffer For The Sins Of Their Fathers?

(The Atlantic) – A Palestinian medic evacuates the body of a girl from Gaza’s eastern Shejaiya district on July 20, 2014. Source.  

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The Destruction of Christianity in the Middle East

It is one of those beautiful Sunday mornings England seems to do so well: sunlight streams across wet grass and the air is filled with the busy chatter of sparrows and the sweet, milky smell of the calves across the … Continue reading

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Donkey Terrorists?

Israel complains of Hamas donkey-terrorists. Palestinian militant movement Hamas has launched several attacks at Israeli forces involving donkeys carrying explosives, the IDF complained. The practice doesn’t seem to be efficient, as Israelis can simply gun down the animals from a … Continue reading

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Israel – Gaza: Protective Shields

And from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu: The difference between us is that we’re using missile defense to protect our civilians and they’re using their civilians to protect their missiles.    

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Gaza’s Ancient Ruins Threatened By Rapid Spread Of Urban Sprawl

In the Huffington Post: The ruins of this ancient complex sit on dunes by the sea, a world away from Gaza City’s noise and bustle. Up in the sky, birds compete for space with children’s kites flying from a nearby … Continue reading

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Holy Land Franciscans Lament Ban on Co-ed Schools in Gaza

CNA reports: A law in the Gaza Strip segregating classrooms by sex threatens the existence of Christian schools in the territory, according to the head of a Franciscan group that supports Christians in the Holy Land. In April, the Hamas-led government … Continue reading

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Why the Free World Must Stand with Israel

The Telegraph:   The Israeli prime minister’s speech before the United Nations in September is a must-read for anyone who cares about the defence of freedom in the Middle East, and the wider war against Islamist terrorism. Netanyahu laid out … Continue reading

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