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News, July 2014
1391 Palestinians Killed, Mostly Children, Women, Elderly, Over 8,000 Injured by Israeli Terrorist Air-Land Attacks on Gaza, as of July 31, 2014
Israeli occupation government cabinet decides to intensify Gaza aggression
[ 31/07/2014 - 08:05 AM ]
OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)--
The Israeli occupation government security cabinet has resolved to press on with its bloody aggression on the Gaza Strip and the destruction of tunnel network.
Israeli radio quoted a military official as saying that the Israeli army will continue to pursue a policy of setting up humanitarian ceasefire for specific periods in areas that are free of fighting without endangering the lives of soldiers at risk or to stop the destruction of the tunnels
It is expected that a second meeting is to be held Thursday to assess the situation and make decisions for the next stages of the Israeli aggression on the Gaza Strip.
On the other hand, Israeli occupation authorities decided on Wednesday to call up 16,000 additional reserve troops, raising the number of reserve soldiers called up so far to 86,000.
The sources said the call-up and the frequent visits to U.S. came as part of Israel's ongoing preparations for expanding its military mission.
Meanwhile, U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel reiterated his country’s stand in the following statement affirming: "the United States' support for Israel's security and its right to defend itself," according to a statement released by the U.S Department of Defense.
8 journalists, 1359 civilians killed in ongoing Israeli genocides
[ 31/07/2014 - 08:14 AM ]
Sameh Al-'Aryan, a journalist at al-Aqsa TV channel, died of injuries he sustained in Wednesday’s Shujaiya market massacre, which took away the lives of 18 civilians, medics at al-Shifa hospital reported Thursday.
Journalist Rami Rayan, was also killed in al-Shuja'iya genocide, bringing the death toll of journalists murdered in the Israeli offensive on besieged Gaza Strip to eight.
Female journalist Najla Mahmoud al-Haj and photographer Khalid Hamad, along with journalists Izat Zakkout, Abdul Rahman Ziyad Abu Hein, Izzat Dhuhair, and Bahauddin Gharib were all killed in the Gaza offensive.
The Palestinian Journalist Bloc denounced in a statement such Israeli genocides, declaring Israel has crossed all red lines and dealt a serious blow at all international laws and decrees.
The Bloc called on the international community, the UN, the Arab media corpus, and Reporters without Borders to take on their responsibilities and break their shameful silence over such Israeli attempts to stifle the voice of journalists and prevent any authentic coverage of the scene.
The Journalist Bloc further denounced such Israeli premeditated and cold-blooded mass-murders and urged the international community to immediately step in so as to impose an international ban on exporting arms to the Israeli occupation.
At least 1359 civilians were killed while some 7600 were left wounded in the ongoing Israeli offensive on the besieged Gaza Strip. 110 was the number of Gaza civilians mass-murdered in no more than 24 hours’ time, Wednesday.
Palestinian medics said Al-Shuja'iya massacre, alone, killed 18 civilians and left some 200 others severely wounded. Several limb amputations have been reported in the massacre.
13 Palestinians Dead, Scores Wounded By Israeli Air Strikes
Following two days of massive Israeli bombardment of all parts of the Gaza Strip resulting in more than 200 Palestinians dead, the early hours of Thursday morning saw 13 additional Palestinians killed, and dozens injured.
A Palestinian man was assassinated, and several others have been
injured, by an Israeli missile in Rafah, in the southern part of the
Gaza Strip. The slain Palestinian has been identified as:
13 Palestinians Dead, 15 Wounded By Israeli Air Strikes
U.N. Calls Israeli Attack on School "Outrageous"
The United Nations continued to rhetorically condemn Israel
yesterday. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon called an attack on a school,
which held displaced Palestinians, “outrageous.”
26 Palestinians Killed in Wednesday Afternoon Airstrikes; Including 17 Killed in Crowded Market
Wednesday July 30, 2014 23:54 by Mohammad Nabil, Ruba Quds) - IMEMC News
Throughout the day, on Wednesday, casualties have been pouring into
hospitals in every part of Gaza, as medical facilities have had to turn
to backup generators for power after Israel bombed the main power
station on Tuesday. Among the dead are 17 people who were killed in an
airstrike on a market in
Shuja’iya. At least 129 Palestinians have been killed on Wednesday,
and 400 wounded.
Fayez Ahmed ' Omar Abu Olayan, 21.
Wed, 30 Jul 2014 22:54:00
1. Husam Mohammad al-Najjar
4. Mohammed Mazen Moussa Foda
21. Abdullah Fayez Fayad 23 years
Israeli artillery bombardment of Gaza market kills 17, wounds 200
[ 30/07/2014 - 05:30 PM ]
The Israeli occupation terrorist army unleashed its artillery fire at a crowded market in Shuja'iya suburb in Gaza City killing 17 citizens and wounding 200 others, many of them in critical conditions.
Eyewitnesses and medical sources said that the number of casualties was a preliminary one and that the number is expected to rise further.
They said that the shelling was deliberate as it recurred three times, adding that the market was overcrowded at the time of the incident.
The number of those killed at the hands of Israeli occupation forces on Wednesday those rose to 80 while scores others were wounded.
Israeli warplanes blast the Red Crescent building
[ 30/07/2014 - 01:04 PM ]
Israeli warplanes shelled the main headquarters of the Palestinian Red Crescent (PRC) and its Quds Hospital west of Gaza Strip before noon Wednesday.
A field observer told Quds Press that Israeli warplanes blasted the upper floor of the PRC building and the hospital’s premises.
Israeli occupation forces had razed the PRC building in the 2008-2009 aggression, but it was rebuilt.
Death toll of Gaza civilians tops 1258 renewed Israeli genocide kills 6 children
[ 30/07/2014 - 11:49 AM ]
A new massacre has hit the Gaza Strip Wednesday morning as six Palestinian children were killed while another sustained deadly wounds in a renewed wave of Israeli strikes east of Gaza City.
Palestinian sources told a PIC correspondent the six minors breathed their last after an Israeli F16 Fighting Falcon fired a rocket on a civilian home in Al-Tofah neighborhood, to the east of Gaza.
The casualties’ bodies were carried to Al-Shifa hospital cut into shreds. Another child was rushed to hospital after he sustained severe injuries.
Four more Palestinian civilians were murdered earlier in two Israeli strikes east of Khan Younis, south of the Gaza Strip.
The Israeli fighter jets have been targeting civilian homes and communities with waves of random missiles, leading to the death of at least 1258 civilians so far.
Israel’s massacres continue on the 23rd day of its aggression
[ 30/07/2014 - 12:32 PM ]
Israeli occupation forces (IOF) committed on Wednesday a new massacre south of the Gaza Strip after bombing a home. Five members of Al-Ghalban family were killed during the attack.
Eyewitnesses told Quds Press that Israeli F16 jets bombed Al-Ghalban family’s home in Khan Younis. Several casualties from the same family were reported.
Five members of the family reached Nasser hospital torn into pieces while others were critically injured.
In a similar attack, three people were killed while 20 others were injured after targeting Abu Hussein family’s home in Jabalia town.
Along the same line, four other Palestinians were killed when Israeli missiles hit a group of people in Khan Younis.
Six other bodies were pulled from the rubble after bombing Abu Amer family’s home. Palestinian civil defense is still looking for other casualties.
Another airstrike targeted a home in Gaza City belonging to Thuban family, killing one woman and injuring 12 people, while a man was killed in a similar attack.
As the Israeli aggression enters its 23td day, dozens of Palestinians were killed since the early morning hours during Israeli heavy shelling and bombing throughout the Strip, rising Gaza death toll to 1258 martyrs, in addition to around 7100 wounded.
List of Palestinians Killed: 7/8 - 7/31
This list is constantly updated due to the ongoing Israeli assault on Gaza since July 8th. The following 1151 names have been confirmed - the actual number is at least 1359, as of 7/30 at 11 pm.
We realize the number of slain Palestinians is higher than this. The Ministry of Health has stated that a total of at least 1361 Palestinians have been killed, but we are still awaiting confirmation of some names.
Killed Thursday, July 31
Killed Wednesday, July 30
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