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Restoring Civil Discourse Relating to Palestine-Israel

To Blog visitors:

 

During the grim events of the past few weeks taking place in Gaza, and more generally in Israel/Palestine, I have not blocked comments even if they crossed the lines of personal insult and group vitriol that I feel justified in excluding from the discourse. 244 more words

Commentary

Twittering Netanyahu

It would appear that the Israeli premier’s lack of political decorum and awareness of real ideological difference knows no bounds. In order to maintain Israel’s support for his continuing… 483 more words

Hamas

Israeli air strike kills three Hamas commanders in Gaza

An Israeli air strike killed three senior Hamas commanders in the Gaza Strip on Thursday, a clear sign of its intention to hit the group’s armed leadership days after a ceasefire failed. 80 more words

Israel Palestine

From Captive Revolution to Grand Gaza Prison

By Nahla Abdo

 

In her new book Captive Revolution, Nahla Abdo talks to Palestinian women imprisoned within the Israeli prison system and analyses the apparent gendered forms of oppression and resistance in such extreme conditions. 1,953 more words

Israel / Palestine

The Guardian: US condemns shelling of UN school in Gaza but restocks Israeli ammunition

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/jul/30/us-firm-condemnation-shelling-un-school-gaza

US condemns shelling of UN school in Gaza but restocks Israeli ammunition

  • White House issues unusually strong rebuke after 16 deaths
  • But Pentagon confirms that US resupplied Israel with ammunition…
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Israel

Ceasefire Ceased

Another round of Israeli-Palestinian peace talks have broken down in Cairo after the most recent ceasefire ended yesterday. Responding to the launch of three primitive Qassam rockets into southern Israel the Israeli air force hit more than twenty-five targets killing yet more Gazan civilians. 432 more words

Benjamin Netanyahu

Egyptian Cease-Fire Efforts Collapse

(GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip) — Egyptian attempts to broker an end to a monthlong war between Israel and Hamas militants collapsed in heavy fighting Tuesday, with Palestinian militants firing dozens of rockets and Israel responding with airstrikes across the Gaza Strip. 970 more words