Tag Archives: War

UN: Downing of MH17 Jet in Ukraine ‘May Be War Crime’

You don’t think?!! The BBC: The downing of Malaysia Airlines jet MH17 in eastern Ukraine may constitute a “war crime”, the UN human rights chief Navi Pillay says. Ukraine and Western governments believe pro-Russian rebels shot down MH17, using a … Continue reading

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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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Israel Opens Airport in Negev as Alternative to Ben-Gurion

Ovda, a military airfield, has opened after the FAA and the European Aviation Safety Agency temporarily canceled all flights to Israel due to a Hamas rocket attack on Tuesday. Haaretz is reporting: Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz announced on Wednesday that Israel … 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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Patriarch Kirill: Russia Poses No Military Threat

May God give that everyone realizes Russia poses no military threat and no other danger to people. Orthodox Church News: Patriarch Kirill of Moscow and All Russia said he urged global community not to perceive Russia as an aggressor. “May … 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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EIGHTY Children Die on Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17

What kind of barbarians shoot down a civilian airline?! Surely this is an act of war. The world is a sick and fallen place. The Daily Mail: Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 shot down over territory held by Pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine. … Continue reading

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Malaysian Passenger Plane Shot Down Over Ukraine

With 295 souls on board. Sky News: A passenger plane which crashed as it flew over eastern Ukraine with 295 people on board was reportedly shot down. The Malaysia Airlines plane, which was flying from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, was … Continue reading

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