In The Name Of God The Most Merciful, Most Compassionate

Aug02

Parents, brother of murdered Palestinian toddler fighting for lives

  By: MEE and agencies Source: Middle East Eye The parents and five-year-old brother of a baby killed in an arson attack by Israeli settlers remain in a critical condition, hospital sources told Middle East Eye on Saturday. The firebombing of the Dawabsheh family’s home in the occupied West Bank, which killed 18-month-old Ali Saad Dawabsha, sparked an international outcry over Israel’s failure to get to grips with violence by hardline Israeli settlers. His father Saad was being treated for third-degree burns at the Soroka hospital in southern Israel, where a spokesperson described his condition as “critical”. Mother Riham and four-year-old brother Ahmed were...

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Aug02

Palestinian toddler burned to death by Israeli settlers

By: MEE staff Source: Middle East Eye A Palestinian toddler was burned to death and four family members injured in a suspected arson attack by Israeli settlers on two homes in the occupied West Bank on Friday. Visiting the family of Ali Saad Dawabsha, the 18-month-old who was killed, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu promised a “zero tolerance” policy in pursuing those who committed the act. Netanyahu also warned that Ali’s four-year-old older brother Ahmed had burns over 60 percent of his body, and was in a critical condition along with his parents. The US State Department joined the condemnation on Friday afternoon, denouncing what it called a “vicious...

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Jun25

Israel persecutes rights groups cited in damning UN Gaza report

By: http://rt.com/ Source: RT A day after the UN slammed Israel for failure to “revise its practice of airstrikes” against Palestinian civilians during Operation Protective Edge, Tel Aviv revoked slots at the civil rights groups which, it said, acted against the IDF in the UN. The report, which was compiled by an independent UN commission of inquiry appointed by the UN Human Rights Council, heavily relied on testimony from leftwing Israeli NGOs, including B’Tselem and the Association for Civil Rights in Israel (ACRI). Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Uri Ariel, who is also in charge of the Authority for National Civic Service, ordered to cancel all national service programs...

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