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News, November 2012
Egyptian PM Visits Gaza, 23 Palestinians Killed, Including 7 Children, 245 Injured in Israeli Airstrikes
Two Palestinians, Including A Child, Killed In Jabalia
22 Killed, 245 injured, Since Wednesday
The Israeli Air Force fired, Friday, several missiles into Jabalia
town, in northern Gaza, killing two Palestinians, including one child,
and wounded seven other residents, mainly children, after an Israeli
missile hit a home in the town.
Woman Dies Of Wounds Suffered During Friday Morning Israeli Strike
Palestinian medical sources in Gaza reported that a Palestinian woman
died of serious injuries sustained on Friday morning, when the army
bombarded Beit Lahia, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip. 23
Palestinians have been killed, and more than 245 have been injured since
Israel launched its aggression Wednesday.
Friday; Israel Carried Out 30 Air Strikes Against Gaza In Less Than 30 Minutes
The Israeli Army continued to escalate the attacks carried out
against the civilian population in the Gaza Strip, early on Friday
morning, with more than 30 air strikes against different areas of Gaza
in less than 30 minutes.
Three More Palestinians Killed In Gaza, 19 in 24 Hours, 23 Since Saturday
The Israeli army continued it aggression and massive offensive
against the civilians in the Gaza Strip, and bombarded on Thursday at
night dozens of targets in the besieged coastal region killing three
children and wounding several residents. 19 Palestinians have been
killed since Wednesday evening, and at least 180 have been injured. 23
Palestinians have been killed since last Saturday; most of the
casualties are civilians, children and women.
22 martyrs, including 7 children and 255 injuries in Israeli airstrikes
[ 16/11/2012 - 01:04 PM ]
The Israeli occupation army started, on the third day of the aggression on the Gaza Strip, bombing dozens of targets violently and continuously in different parts of the strip, where the number of martyrs, since Wednesday evening, has increased to 22 martyrs including the Chief of Al-Qassam Brigades, Ahmed al-Jabari, and more than 255 injuries, in dozens of Israeli raids that covered most parts of the Gaza Strip.
Medical sources in the Gaza Strip told PIC reporter that among the martyrs 7 children and a pregnant woman and two elderly people in addition to 255 injuries, after the martyrdom of 3 people in Israeli raid targeting a house in al-Sika Street in the town of Beit Hanoun in the late evening on Thursday.
Dr. Ashraf Qudra spokesman for the Health Ministry stated that the Israeli warplanes targeted a civilian car in the town of Beit Hanoun which led to the martyrdom of the Children Fares Bassiouni, 9, Uday Jamal Nasser,16, and Tariq Jamal Nasser, 14, in addition to the injury of the children's father Nasser.
The girl Hanin Tafesh, 10 months, was martyred on Thursday evening in Gaza's Shifa Hospital due to wounds she sustained in previous Israeli raids.
For his part, the Minister of Health in Gaza Mufid Al-makhllaty stated that "what is happening in the Gaza strip is a war crime, where the Israeli threats to wage war on the Gaza strip came to restore the memory of Furquan war, where 1520 Palestinian were murdered in cold-blood in addition to 5,000 injuries."
The Israeli Air Force has continued its raids on different areas and targets in the Gaza Strip until the moment.
Abu Ubaida: bombing Tel Rabii is just a "message" to the Israeli occupation
[ 15/11/2012 - 10:26 PM ]
Abu Obeida, the Qassam Brigades' spokesman, stressed that bombing the occupied city of Tel-Rabii (75 miles from the Gaza Strip) by two missiles was only a "message" to the occupation.
"The Qassam Brigades did not show all of it has up its sleeve yet", he said in a brief statement to al-Aqsa TV channel on Thursday afternoon, noting that "the brigades only responds through deeds, not words, and Tel-Rabii's bombing is a message that must be read well by the occupation."
Abu Obeida confirmed that the assassination of the leader al-Jabari by the occupation is an omen to the Israeli occupation that will open fire on the millions of Israeli settlers and soldiers, adding that "resistance is able to control their choices and initiative as well."
It cannot be acceptable any more the bombing of the Palestinian people and the targeting of the resistance leaders without responding.. Resistance is sending a message to the heart of the entity, he said.
If the enemy was trying to enter few meters into Gaza, the resistance tells him that it is able to reach the heart of the criminal entity that supports and calls for aggression on Gaza, he added.
Egyptian consensus to support Gaza
[ 15/11/2012 - 10:51 PM ]
Dr. Yasser Ali Spokesman for the Egyptian Presidency said that President Mohamed Morsi, has commissioned the Prime Minister Hisham Qandil to go to the Gaza Strip on Friday at the head of a high-level delegation.
The spokesman said that Qandil's visit to Gaza came to emphasize Egypt's solidarity with the people of Gaza in the face of the brutal Israeli aggression, as well as to provide the urgent needs for the Palestinian people.
Sources from the Egyptian presidency confirmed that President Morsi held an emergency meeting this afternoon with a number of Egyptian ministers headed by Egyptian Prime Minister Hisham Qandil to discuss the latest developments in the Gaza Strip after the brutal aggression.
The Palestinian government has welcomed the Egyptian prime minister's visit to Gaza, praising the Egyptian "courageous" position towards aggression, and called on Arab countries to follow the Egyptian leadership's position and to send official delegations in solidarity with the Gaza Strip.
Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi had earlier considered the Israeli escalation on the Gaza Strip as unacceptable aggression, and called on the Arab foreign ministers to hold an emergency meeting in Cairo to discuss the Israeli attack which killed 15 people and wounded 150 others so far.
Mursi said in a short speech broadcasted on Egyptian official TV channel that "the Israelis have to understand that aggression cannot be accepted and can only lead to instability in the region."
Meanwhile, the Israeli aggression on Gaza and the assassination of the Izz al-Din al-Qassam leader Ahmed al-Jabari, has caused angry reactions among the Egyptian people who called on the Egyptian government to take tougher positions to stop the aggression on Gaza.
The Egyptian political and religious forces and movements stressed on the need to support Gaza and to take more advanced steps that could translate the revolutionary change in Egypt.
The Egyptian political and partisan forces praised President Mohamed Morsi's decision to withdraw Cairo's ambassador from the Israeli entity, and considered it "a good step to be followed by other steps to protect the land of Sinai."
Morsi Warns Israel Against Attacking Egyptian Delegates Visiting Gaza
Egyptian President, Mohammad Morsi, warned Israel against attacking
official Egyptian delegates who will be visiting the Gaza strip, on
Friday, adding that the delegates will be carrying medical supplies to
the coastal region.
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