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Palestine: Ceasefire collapses four hours after it began, 50 Palestinians killed
1st Aug 2014

Palestine: Ceasefire collapses four hours after it began, 50 Palestinians killed

  [Photo: Palestinian child hit by Israeli bombardment dies in hospital. Maan images]   By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC & , The Muslim News & Agencies: The Palestinian Ministry of Health has reported that at least 50 Palestinians have been killed, and … Continued

Palestine: 29 more people killed by Israeli bombings
1st Aug 2014

Palestine: 29 more people killed by Israeli bombings

    [Photo: Child injured in latest airstrikes in Gaza (image by Palestinian Health Ministry)   By Celine Hagbard   [IMEMC:  Power outages have been reported at a number of Gaza hospitals, which is severely impacting care for the hundreds of … Continued

Palestine: Palestinian youth injured after kidnapping attempt by Israelis
1st Aug 2014

Palestine: Palestinian youth injured after kidnapping attempt by Israelis

    [ Photo: Ali Al-Abassi at hospital after the attack – Photo By Ma’an News Agency]   IMEMC & Agencies:  A young Palestinian man from Ras Alamoud was reported to have been assaulted while in Jerusalem, on Thursday. According to … Continued

Palestine: Palestinian youth injured as Israeli settlers attack a wedding near Bethlehem
1st Aug 2014

Palestine: Palestinian youth injured as Israeli settlers attack a wedding near Bethlehem

  [ Photo: Israeli settlers Attack a Wedding Party in Bethlehem and Injure one Youth on Thursday – Photo by Radio Bethlehem 2000]   IMEMC: A youth was injured, on Thursday night, when a group of armed Israeli settlers attacked a … Continued

Palestine: 13 Palestinians dead, scores wounded by Israeli air strikes
1st Aug 2014

Palestine: 13 Palestinians dead, scores wounded by Israeli air strikes

    By Celine Hagbard   IMEMC: Following two days of massive Israeli bombardment of all parts of the Gaza Strip resulting in more than 200 Palestinians dead, the early hours of Thursday morning saw 13 additional Palestinians killed, and … Continued

Palestine: As atrocities mount in Gaza, US approves Israeli request for more bombs
1st Aug 2014

Palestine: As atrocities mount in Gaza, US approves Israeli request for more bombs

    [Photo: Father carrying dead child killed by Israeli bombing]   By Rania Khalek   Electronic Intifada: Hours after Israel shelled yet another UN school sheltering internally displaced families and a marketplace in Gaza, killing dozens of people, an … Continued

Palestine: Gaza death toll surpasses that of Cast Lead as count hits 1,437
1st Aug 2014

Palestine: Gaza death toll surpasses that of Cast Lead as count hits 1,437

    [Israeli soldier gloats over killing Palestinians]   GAZA CITY (Ma’an): The Palestinian death toll in the ongoing Israeli assault on Gaza surpassed that of Operation Cast Lead on Thursday as the number of Palestinians killed by Israeli attacks … Continued

Palestine: Gaza “facing precipice,” says UNRWA in scathing plea for humanitarian aid
1st Aug 2014

Palestine: Gaza “facing precipice,” says UNRWA in scathing plea for humanitarian aid

  Palestinians are “facing a precipice” in Gaza, the top UN refugee official there told the Security Council on Thursday in a strongly-worded appeal for action. With more than 240,000 Palestinians already sheltering in UN facilities — four times the … Continued

Palestine: Israel and Hamas agree to 72-hour ceasefire, US and UN say
1st Aug 2014

Palestine: Israel and Hamas agree to 72-hour ceasefire, US and UN say

  Israel and Hamas have agreed to a 72-hour ceasefire in their conflict in the Gaza Strip starting on Friday, US Secretary of State John Kerry and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Thursday. The ceasefire will begin at 8:00 … Continued

India: People in village near Pune slept in their homes as landslide buried them; 158 feared trapped
31st Jul 2014

India: People in village near Pune slept in their homes as landslide buried them; 158 feared trapped

    [Heavy machinery has been mobilised to try to rescue those feared trapped  at Malin village in Pune district, Maharashtra. (HT Photo)] By Yogesh Joshi   Malin, Ambegaon, (Hindustan Times): It had been raining heavily in Malin village in Ambegaon … Continued

Egypt: Botched bomb attack kills three in Cairo
31st Jul 2014

Egypt: Botched bomb attack kills three in Cairo

    Three people were killed when two bombs they were carrying in a pick-up truck went off prematurely south of Cairo, Egyptian government and security forces announced on Wednesday. The three, who were allegedly planning an attack, were killed … Continued

Palestine: List of Palestinians kiilled: Jul 8 to July 30
31st Jul 2014

Palestine: List of Palestinians kiilled: Jul 8 to July 30

    By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC: This list is constantly updated due to the ongoing Israeli assault on Gaza since July 8th. The following 1126 names have been confirmed – the actual number is at least 1359, as of 7/30 … Continued

Palestine: Seven Palestinians kidnapped from Bethlehem and Hebron
31st Jul 2014

Palestine: Seven Palestinians kidnapped from Bethlehem and Hebron

    By Chris Carlson   IMEMC: Seven Palestinians, including three minors, were abducted by Israeli forces from the Hebron and Bethlehem districts on Wednesday, according to reports by local and security sources. Soldiers stormed Al-Fawwar refugee camp, to the … Continued

Palestine: Another family killed by Israeli missiles in Khan Younis
31st Jul 2014

Palestine: Another family killed by Israeli missiles in Khan Younis

    By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC News:  Israeli missiles have killed six family members in Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, while several Palestinians have been injured on Wednesday. Dozens killed due to ongoing Israeli … Continued

Palestine: 24 more Palestinians killed in Gaza Wed, 54 since dawn
31st Jul 2014

Palestine: 24 more Palestinians killed in Gaza Wed, 54 since dawn

  [Palestinian child crying for her dad killed by Israeli indiscriminate bombing]   By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC & Agencies: The Palestinian Ministry of Health has reported that at least 24 more Palestinians, including families, have been killed, and many have … Continued

Palestine: 20 bodies found in Gaza rubble as Wed death toll hits 130
31st Jul 2014

Palestine: 20 bodies found in Gaza rubble as Wed death toll hits 130

  BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) : The bodies of 20 Palestinians were recovered from the rubble of destroyed buildings in the northern Gaza Strip on Wednesday evening, as Gazans took stock of a 23-day Israeli assault that has killed 1,360 people so … Continued

Palestine: Gaza death toll hits 1361 on day 23 of Israeli indiscriminate bombings
31st Jul 2014

Palestine: Gaza death toll hits 1361 on day 23 of Israeli indiscriminate bombings

  Israeli bombings on Wednesday killed more than 130 Palestinians in Gaza, including at least 20 at a UN school and 17 in al-Shujayeh, on day 23 of Israel’s assault against the besieged strip. The deaths brought the Palestinian toll … Continued

Pakistan: Nine drown off Karachi beach
30th Jul 2014

Pakistan: Nine drown off Karachi beach

  KARACHI, (The News): Nine people drowned in sea off Clifton beach on Wednesday, the second day of Eid-ul-Fitr here in the provincial capital.   According to sources at rescue services, the bodies of the deceased were shifted to a … Continued

Pakistan: Six women injured in acid attack in Balochistan’s Pishin district
30th Jul 2014

Pakistan: Six women injured in acid attack in Balochistan’s Pishin district

    By Syed Ali Shah   QUETTA, (Dawn): Six women were injured in an acid attack in Balochistan’s Pishin district, a senior administration officer said. Deputy Commissioner Pishin Bashir Bazai told Dawn that six women were injured in the … Continued

Libya: French and British nationals evacuated from Libya
30th Jul 2014

Libya: French and British nationals evacuated from Libya

  France has evacuated French and British nationals from Libya due to the worsening security situation in the north African country. The French embassy has also been temporarily closed. “We have taken all necessary measures to allow those French nationals … Continued

Palestine: Israeli shelling of Shujaiyya market kills 17 despite ceasefire
30th Jul 2014

Palestine: Israeli shelling of Shujaiyya market kills 17 despite ceasefire

    (MaanImages/Ministry of Health) BETHLEHEM (Ma’an): Despite a four-hour humanitarian ceasefire that began at 3:00 p.m., Israeli forces on Wednesday afternoon shelled a market in Shujaiyya as well as number of homes across the Gaza Strip, killing at least … Continued

Palestine: List of 1016 out of 1262 Palestinians killed from July 8
30th Jul 2014

Palestine: List of 1016 out of 1262 Palestinians killed from July 8

    By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC: This list is constantly updated due to the ongoing Israeli assault on Gaza since July 8th. The following 1016 names have been confirmed – the actual number is over 1262. We realize the number … Continued

Palestine: 15 killed by Israeli missile in Jabalia school
30th Jul 2014

Palestine: 15 killed by Israeli missile in Jabalia school

    [Photo: Wounded infant in latest bombardment - Ministry Of Health]   By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC: The Palestinian Ministry of Health in Gaza has reported that fifteen Palestinians have been killed, in the early morning hours before dawn Wednesday, … Continued

Palestine: 26 Palestinian killed in different parts of Gaza strip
30th Jul 2014

Palestine: 26 Palestinian killed in different parts of Gaza strip

    [Image By The Ministry Of Health - Gaza]   By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC: The Israeli army continued its bombardment of homes and civilian structures in different parts of the Gaza Strip killing at least 26 Palestinians, including … Continued

Palestine: At least 24 civilians, children, killed by Israeli missiles in Gaza
30th Jul 2014

Palestine: At least 24 civilians, children, killed by Israeli missiles in Gaza

    [Image By Mohamed Awad - Wattan News]   By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC: A new airstrike in Rafah around 8:30 pm Tuesday killed two and wounded three. The Palestinian Health Ministry reports 191 killed, and hundreds more injured since … Continued

Palestine: Journalist, his family, killed by Israeli missile in Rafah
30th Jul 2014

Palestine: Journalist, his family, killed by Israeli missile in Rafah

    By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC & Agencies: The Israeli army continued its illegitimate bombardment of Palestinian homes, and civilian property, and killed five family members of a Palestinian journalist, including two children in Gaza City. Media sources said the … Continued

Palestine: Gaza’s only power plant “finished” in Israeli shelling
30th Jul 2014

Palestine: Gaza’s only power plant “finished” in Israeli shelling

    Israeli tank fire hit the fuel depot of the Gaza Strip’s only power plant on Tuesday, witnesses said, cutting electricity to Gaza City and many other parts of the Palestinian enclave of 1.8 million people. A thick column … Continued

Palestine: Gaza death toll hits 1,230 in ongoing Israeli assault
30th Jul 2014

Palestine: Gaza death toll hits 1,230 in ongoing Israeli assault

  [Image: Palestinian toddler killed by indiscriminate Israeli bombing in Gaza]   Bloodshed in war-torn Gaza surged on Tuesday with over 100 bodies of Palestinians, mostly civilians, arriving at hospitals across the besieged strip as the US-backed assault raged into … Continued

India: Nadwa cleric asks Saudi govt to prepare an army of Sunni youth for Iraq
29th Jul 2014

India: Nadwa cleric asks Saudi govt to prepare an army of Sunni youth for Iraq

    [Photo: Maulana Nadvi of Darul Uloom Nadwatul Ulama ] LUCKNOW/MUMBAI: After hitting the headlines for greeting Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the self-appointed caliph and head of Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), Sunni theologian Maulana Salman Nadvi of Darul … Continued

29th Jul 2014

UK: Record breaking £1.2 million raised for Gaza

  London, (Muslim Aid): On 24th July  Muslim Aid raised a record breaking £1.2 million through a telethon on Islam Channel to provide support to those affected by the recent escalating conflict in Gaza.   Over 800 people have lost their … Continued

Palestine: Death toll in Gaza hits 1,088 as Israel resumes bombardment
29th Jul 2014

Palestine: Death toll in Gaza hits 1,088 as Israel resumes bombardment

  GAZA CITY (Ma’an):   At least 26 were killed and 241 injured across the Gaza Strip on Monday night as Israel resumed its bombardment of the Gaza Strip from air, land, and sea. Talks for a ceasefire, meanwhile, appeared stillborn … Continued

Palestine: 32 Palestinians killed in Israeli airstrikes Tues morning; government buildings targeted
29th Jul 2014

Palestine: 32 Palestinians killed in Israeli airstrikes Tues morning; government buildings targeted

    By Celine Hagbard   IMEMC: Palestinian sources in Gaza are reporting a large number of Israeli bombs dropped in northern, southern, central, western and eastern Gaza on Tuesday morning, including the Palestinian Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Agriculture, … Continued

Palestine: Nineteen civilians killed as Israel continues to strike homes in Gaza
29th Jul 2014

Palestine: Nineteen civilians killed as Israel continues to strike homes in Gaza

    [ Image: Children killed in Gaza - Al-Rai News]   By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC: The Israeli army resumed its bombardments of different areas of the Gaza Strip, hitting more homes and civilian structures, killing at least eighteen more … Continued

Israel: Israelis Chant: “There’s no school tomorrow, there’s no children left in Gaza! Oleh!”
29th Jul 2014

Israel: Israelis Chant: “There’s no school tomorrow, there’s no children left in Gaza! Oleh!”

  You tube of the chant:   Israelis chant There’s No School Tomorrow, There’s No Children Left in Gaza! Oleh!”   International Solidarity Movement Report: Israelis in Tel Aviv, on 26 July, 19th day of Israel’s massacres in Gaza, cheer the genocide … Continued

Palestine: Hebron in W Bank clashes continue, 3 injured by live fire
29th Jul 2014

Palestine: Hebron in W Bank clashes continue, 3 injured by live fire

      By Chris Carlson   International Middle East Media: Three Palestinian protesters were shot and injured Monday morning by live ammunition, alongside several others who suffocated from teargas inhalation during clashes which erupted in Yatta town, south Hebron. Local … Continued

Palestine: Palestinian killed by Israeli shell in Khan Younis
29th Jul 2014

Palestine: Palestinian killed by Israeli shell in Khan Younis

    [Israeli military reporter smiling in front of mosque bombed by Israeli forces]   By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC: Palestinian medical sources in the Gaza Strip have reported that an elderly Palestinian man was killed, late on Sunday at night, … Continued

Palestine: Israel assault on Gaza, kills 15 more people, rising death toll to 1046
29th Jul 2014

Palestine: Israel assault on Gaza, kills 15 more people, rising death toll to 1046

    [Photo: Dead child carried by father]   Three children were among more than 15 people killed in Israeli raids across Gaza late on Monday, shortly after Palestinian gunmen slipped into Israel from the Gaza Strip, before entering clashes with … Continued

Palestine: Gaza casualty toll on the rise, Israeli strikes continue on day 20
28th Jul 2014

Palestine: Gaza casualty toll on the rise, Israeli strikes continue on day 20

  [Photo: Beit Hanoun razed to the ground by Israeli bombings]   Emergency services spokesman Ashraf al-Qudra said on Sunday that 1032 Palestinians were killed and 6233 were injured in the ongoing Israeli assault on Gaza. According to al-Qudra, 189 … Continued

Palestine: Eight Palestinians killed, dozens wounded Sunday
28th Jul 2014

Palestine: Eight Palestinians killed, dozens wounded Sunday

      Israel killed eight Palestinians Sunday, and wounded dozens, after the army fired missiles into Palestinian homes in different parts of the Gaza. 14:34 Medical sources said a woman was killed, and her son was seriously injured, after … Continued

Eid moon sighting possiblities, Muslims in South Africa have declared Eid
27th Jul 2014

Eid moon sighting possiblities, Muslims in South Africa have declared Eid

  Assalamu ‘Alaykum   Eid Mubarak Muslims in South Africa have declared Eid as moon was sighted there. “The United Ulama Council of South Africa’s (UUCSA) Central Hilaal Committee has confirmed that the Hilaal (Crescent) for the month of Shawwal … Continued

Pakistan: More rain with thunder, lightening forecast in next 24 hours in Rawalpindi
27th Jul 2014

Pakistan: More rain with thunder, lightening forecast in next 24 hours in Rawalpindi

  RAWALPINDI, (The News): Strong windstorm followed by heavy rain wreaked havoc in different localities of the city, as several low lying areas went into knee-deep water, while a boy, 13 was killed on Adiala Road when roof of a … Continued

Libya: US embassy evacuated after heavy violence
27th Jul 2014

Libya: US embassy evacuated after heavy violence

  The United States has evacuated its embassy staff in Libya due to violence between rival militias in the capital. Secretary of State John Kerry said there was a “very real risk” to US diplomats. The US embassy staff were … Continued

Palestine: List of Palestinians killed by Israeli forces between July 8 to July 27
27th Jul 2014

Palestine: List of Palestinians killed by Israeli forces between July 8 to July 27

    [Image Palestinian father carrying dead child killed by Israeli bombings]   By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC: This list is constantly updated due to the ongoing Israeli assault on Gaza since July 8th. The following 852 names have been … Continued

Palestine: Two Palestinians beaten by Jewish mob in Jerusalem
27th Jul 2014

Palestine: Two Palestinians beaten by Jewish mob in Jerusalem

    [File photo: Jews in Jerusalem before attacking Palestinians. Ma'an image]   By Chris Carlson   International Middle East Media Center: Two Palestinian youth were reportedly assaulted by a Jewish mob in Jerusalem, on Friday evening, according to Haaretz. … Continued

Palestine: Reports show murder of 3 Israeli teenage settlers was not carried out by Hamas
27th Jul 2014

Palestine: Reports show murder of 3 Israeli teenage settlers was not carried out by Hamas

    [Mass abduction of Hamas officials in June (image by karachireports.wordpress.com)]   By Celine Hagbard   IMEMC: The alleged kidnapping and murder of three Israeli settlers, in late June, was the oft-cited reason for Israel’s escalation against the Hamas government … Continued

Palestine: Remains of 85 Palestinians located under rubble of bombarded homes
27th Jul 2014

Palestine: Remains of 85 Palestinians located under rubble of bombarded homes

    [ Remains of child removed from rubble of house bombed by Israeli forces. Image WAFA News]   By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC News: Despite being attacked by the army, medics and rescue teams managed to locate the remains … Continued

Palestine: Ten Palestinians killed by Israeli forces in West Bank
27th Jul 2014

Palestine: Ten Palestinians killed by Israeli forces in West Bank

    [Protest In Hebron - Wattan News]   By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC & Agencies: Tens of thousands of Palestinians held massive protests in the West Bank Friday against the ongoing Israeli aggression on the civilian population in the … Continued

Palestine: At least 15 kidnapped by Israeli forces from West Bank
27th Jul 2014

Palestine: At least 15 kidnapped by Israeli forces from West Bank

    By Chris Carlson   International Middle East Media Center:  As different Palestinian factions declare Friday a “day of rage” in solidarity with Gaza’s victims, ensuing confrontations between protesters and Israeli forces have resulted in the kidnappings of at … Continued

Palestine: Palestinians pull over 140 bodies from under Gaza rubble, total killed 1000
27th Jul 2014

Palestine: Palestinians pull over 140 bodies from under Gaza rubble, total killed 1000

    [Beit Hanoun levelled to the ground by indiscriminate bombing by Israeli forces. Civilians trying to find their homes and belongings and loved ones during the lull in bombing]   An Israeli air strike in southern Gaza hours before … Continued

Lebanon: Nasrallah: Israel on a path towards “suicide” in Gaza
26th Jul 2014

Lebanon: Nasrallah: Israel on a path towards “suicide” in Gaza

    Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah on Friday praised the Palestinian resistance defending Gaza from Israel’s ongoing assault on the besieged strip, saying that Israel was failing in its war and headed on a path of suicide. “Gaza today is … Continued

Palestine: Two Palestinians killed as tens of thousands protest Israeli assault across West Bank
26th Jul 2014

Palestine: Two Palestinians killed as tens of thousands protest Israeli assault across West Bank

    [Nasri Mahmoud Taqataqa, 16, killed by Israeli forces during peaceful protest in Beit Fajjar, West Bank. MaanImages] BETHLEHEM (Ma’an): Two Palestinians were killed and dozens injured across the West Bank on Friday night as Israeli forces opened fire … Continued

Palestine: Amid Gaza ceasefire calm, at least 40 dead bodies are found
26th Jul 2014

Palestine: Amid Gaza ceasefire calm, at least 40 dead bodies are found

      (MaanImages) GAZA CITY (Ma’an): No sooner had the 12-hour ceasefire began on Saturday morning, than Gazans hurried to look for survivors and dead bodies buried under the rubble of thousands of homes destroyed by Israeli airstrikes and … Continued

Palestine: Entire 20 members of one family in Gaza killed prior to ceasefire, as death toll tops 940
26th Jul 2014

Palestine: Entire 20 members of one family in Gaza killed prior to ceasefire, as death toll tops 940

      (MaanImages) GAZA CITY (Ma’an): Minutes before a 12-hour humanitarian ceasefire went into effect in Gaza on Saturday morning, an Israeli airstrike left at least 20 members of a Palestinian family dead in Khan Younis refugee camp. The … Continued

Palestine: Seventeen killed in early morning hours of Friday
26th Jul 2014

Palestine: Seventeen killed in early morning hours of Friday

    [Image Ambulance attacked by Israeli forces killing a medical worker and injuring three]   By Saed Bannoura   IMEMC News: In the pre-dawn hours on Friday, the Israeli army fired missiles and shells into dozens of homes, residential buildings, … Continued

Palestine: Israeli forces invade Azzun in W Bank, use Palestinian civilians as human shields
26th Jul 2014

Palestine: Israeli forces invade Azzun in W Bank, use Palestinian civilians as human shields

  [Photo: Israeli soldiers]   International Solidarity Movement Report: On Monday, July 21st, Israeli forces used Palestinian civilians as human shields in the village of Azzun, a village west of the city of Nablus. On most evenings several Israeli jeeps are … Continued

Palestine: 931 Palestinians from Jerusalem & inside Israel taken captive in 3 Weeks
26th Jul 2014

Palestine: 931 Palestinians from Jerusalem & inside Israel taken captive in 3 Weeks

    By Chris Carlson   International Middle East Media Center: Israeli forces now say they have arrested 931 Palestinians from Jerusalem and from cities and towns in Israel. Most of the detainees were arrested for participating in demonstrations against Israeli … Continued

Saudi Arabia behind effort to disarm the Palestinian Resistance
26th Jul 2014

Saudi Arabia behind effort to disarm the Palestinian Resistance

[Photo: Father kissing shoes of son who was killed by Israel as he couldn't find parts of his body] By Fouad al-Ibrahim   Al-Akhbar: It has become clear that the issue mainly revolves around disarming the Palestinian Resistance at any … Continued

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