Israel committed ‘wanton destruction’ in Gaza offensive: Amnesty

JERUSALEM, July 2 — Amnesty International today said Israel inflicted “wanton destruction” in the Gaza Strip in attacks that often targeted Palestinian civilians during an offensive in December and January in the Hamas-run enclave.

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REUTERS:Israeli TV airs Gaza doctor’s desperate pleas

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israeli television broadcast desperate cries for help from a Palestinian doctor on Friday after his children were killed in an Israeli attack in the Gaza Strip and troops later helped surviving members of the family.

The telephone calls created extraordinary scenes during evening news broadcasts as the doctor, a Hebrew-speaking physician who spoke regularly on Israeli television, said three of his children were killed in a tank strike and others were wounded.

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World must say “No” to Jewish Nazism

 

By Mohammad Ali Sajjad, Jan 9th, 2009
from:The Pakistani Spectator

Without any doubt the current plight of Palestinian people and the Muslim world in general is their own fault, but we must not forget that those who are suffering are humans. A human life, what ever religion he/she may belong to , is priceless.

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Army continues its offensive in Gaza; over 385 killed and 1750 wounded

Wednesday, 31 December 2008 08:25

 

The Israeli army continued its offensive against the residents of the Gaza Strip for the fourth day and carried on Tuesday at least 70 strikes, including a recent strike targeting the Rafah-Egypt border, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. Death toll exceeded 385 residents, including children, women and elderly while at least 1750 residents were injured.

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Bethlehem pilgrims mark Christmas

Thousands of pilgrims have been celebrating Christmas with a mass in the West Bank town of Bethlehem, amid tight security.

They include about 200 Christians from the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip, whom Israel granted permission to make the journey to Bethlehem.

Pope Benedict XVI has been leading the traditional celebration of Midnight Mass at the Vatican.

Most of the world’s 2.1 billion Christians mark Christmas this week.

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