and that's the way it was
I mean, there’s kind of a pattern emerging:
The United Nations and the White House on Wednesday condemned the shelling of a United Nations school in the Jabalya refugee camp in the Gaza Strip overnight, which killed 16 people.
12 hours, 54 minutes
A planned protest in Ramallah against the ongoing Israeli action in Gaza, which was supposed to march into Jerusalem via the Qalandia checkpoint, has turned into what… 979 more words
6 days, 16 hours
The death toll in Gaza has shot up since Israel launched its ground assault on Thursday, with at least 565 Palestinians and 25 Israeli soldiers… 572 more words
1 week, 2 days
Lost amidst the MH17 shoot down and Israel’s continually escalating campaign in Gaza, it turns out that over 700 people were killed between Thursday and Friday in Syria, probably the most violent two-day period since the civil war began three years ago. 94 more words
I’m just watching what’s happening in Gaza, where Benjamin Netanyahu is talking about somehow “widening” a war that’s already killed nearly 300 Palestinians and counting… 597 more words
1 week, 5 days
By now you’ve undoubtedly heard the terrible news that a Malaysian Airlines passenger flight was shot down over eastern Ukraine today, killing all 298 people on board. 1,049 more words
1 week, 6 days
Amidst an otherwise interesting piece on Arab social media and its focus on what’s happening in Gaza, Marc Lynch drops a truth bomb:
One other point is clear from following the debates in Arabic on social media.