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International donors pledge aid for Gaza

By: MWC News Source: MWC News Global donors have pledged hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to the devastated Gaza Strip amid warnings that the battered Palestinian enclave remained a “tinderbox” following its summer war with Israel. The Palestinians at Sunday’s conference in Cairo asked for up to $4bn in international aid to reconstruct Gaza devastated by Israel’s assault in July and August. Qatari Foreign Minister Khalid al-Attiyah, who is in the Egyptian capital for the conference, announced his country was pledging $1bn in aid to the besieged strip. Washington promised $212 million to meet what Secretary of State John Kerry described as an “enormous”...

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Pray For Gaza

150,000 Australian Muslims to Pray For Gaza

MEDIA RELEASE 24 July 2014 Australian Muslims stand in solidarity with Palestinians Australia’s Muslim community is outraged at Israel’s mass murder of civilians in Gaza. United in their grief and concern for the escalating conflict in Gaza, Muslim communities across Australia will hold a Prayer Vigil at 8pm tonight as they gather at mosques. It is expected that approximately 150,000 people across the country will join the Prayer Vigil. The community is deeply disturbed by the Australian government’s silence. Sixteen days on and the international community, including Australia, remains largely silent as the Israeli army continues its deadly assault on Gaza. Over 650 innocent women,...

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Death toll passes 270 as Israel presses into Gaza

By: Gabe Joselow Source: VOA News Israel’s ground operation in the Gaza Strip continues, as Israeli troops backed by tanks, aircraft and navy ships strike an array of targets including tunnels used by Hamas fighters. Israel’s military says it has hit some 200 terrorist targets since the operation began late Thursday, including more than 20 tunnels used to infiltrate Israel and smuggle weapons and explosives. The military says more than 20 militants have been killed in the offensive. Late Friday, the U.N. Security Council held an emergency meeting to discuss the Gaza crisis. US shows support, urges restraint for Israel U.S. President Barack Obama say he has told Israeli Prime...

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