Israel’s Designs on Gaza May Indicate Plans to Invade Egypt

Israel's short term crimes against Gaza are a likely prelude to wider regional plans for war. Reports from the religion indicate that Israel is hastening building works on an underground wall which aims to cut of Gaza’s last lifeline with the outside world. The crude tunnels, most of them dug by hand which transverse the …

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How Long Can Gaza Survive with No Water?

The water crisis caused by ongoing power outages of more than 20 hours a day has pushed Gaza Strip residents to dig unlicensed wells, disregarding the ensuing serious threats to the already scarce aquifer water stock. At the request of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, Israel reduced its power supply to Gaza on June 19 from …

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Maghazi Refugee Camp. (c) Stephen McCloskey.

Gaza: Ten Years of Economic Blockade

The tenth anniversary of Israel’s illegal blockade of the Gaza Strip has been marked by a glut of new reports from human rights organisations alerting the world to a deepening humanitarian crisis in the territory. Perhaps the starkest warning has come from the International Committee of the Red Cross in suggesting that "a systemic collapse …

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Israel to Starve Palestinians with Underground Wall Between Gaza and Sinai

Israel has declared plans to build an underground wall separating the Palestinian territory of Gaza from Egypt’s Sinai peninsula, an area of Egyptian territory which was previously illegally occupied by Israel between 1967 and 1982. Israel’s current relationship with Sinai has become increasingly worrying due to the presence of ISIS renegade fighters in Sinai whom …

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Israel Airstrikes Pound Gaza Amid Ongoing Jerusalem Tensions

Five Israeli airstrikes hit a Hamas position in southern Gaza on Monday, a security source said, amid tensions in Jerusalem over Israel's actions at Al-Aqsa mosque. Separate strikes hit farming land in central Gaza, hours after a missile was fired across the border from the Palestinian enclave, with no injuries reported in either incident, the …

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The Long and Under-Reported History of Judeo-Christian Terror Around Al-Aqsa

The current Palestinian protests, related to the shootings at Al-Aqsa compound in East Jerusalem over a week ago and subsequent Israeli altering of security arrangements at the site, could, as some Israeli analysts observe, “turn into an intifada in the blink of an eye.” (Nir Hasson in Haaretz). The Israeli narrative here is that it …

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