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Israeli tanks enter Gaza

Israel launches Gaza ground invasion

By: Gregg Carlstrom Source: Al Jazeera Hamas says Israel will pay a “high price” as tanks seen entering Palestinian territory in major escalation of offensive. Israeli tanks entered Gaza on Thursday night after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered a ground invasion, a major escalation in a ten-day offensive that has already killed more than 230 Palestinians. Witnesses in Gaza reported heavy bombing from jets, warships and artillery stationed along the border, with much of the firing was directed at northern Gaza. Electricity was cut off across a large swathe of the strip, though it was unclear why. A statement from Netanyahu and Defence Minister Moshe Ya’alon...

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Turkish FM: Neutrality on Palestine is “clear support for the Israeli occupation”

By: Source: Turkey’s Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu criticised statements made by presidential candidate Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu who said that he stands on the fence on the Palestinian issue, Assabeel news agency reported. The foreign minister said: “Neutrality in the issue of Palestine is clear support for the Israeli occupation. We can accept Ihsanoglu’s neutrality in the disputes between Hamas and Fatah, but we cannot remain neutral in the case of Palestine, especially when the statements come from Ihsanoglu, the former president of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), which was established to support...

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Occupied West Bank: an invisible war

Source: Al Jazeera via YouTube This Al Jazeera documentary examines the invisible war waged every day between Israeli government and right wing backed so-called settlers and Palestinians trying to hold on to their homes and heritage. Unnerving footage and candid admissions shed light on the twisted rules of engagement in a war of the weak vs. the strong.

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