Gaza: A New Middle East Indeed

As Israel unleashed its military fury against Lebanon for several weeks in July-August 2006, it had one major objective: to permanently 'extract' Hezbollah from the South as a fighting force, and to undermine it as a rising political movement, capable of disrupting, if not overshadowing the 'friendly' and 'moderate' political regime in Beirut.

Cease Fire, Cease Siege

Arish, Egypt— Yesterday, en route to the Rafah border crossing that leads into Gaza, our driver pointed to a long line of trucks laden with goods that are desperately needed in every area of Gaza. 'You see,' he said, 'all of this is to help people.'

Palestinian People's Party: An Urgent Call for Solidarity

The Palestinian People's Party expresses outrage and complete condemnation, at the horrific and inhuman attacks by Israel on Gaza and call upon all the fraternal parties, democratic forces and organizations to take immediate action to condemn Israel’s actions and to call for an immediate end to Israel’s attacks on Gaza.

Gazans Have Nowhere to Run, Nowhere to Hide

Palestinians in the Gaza Strip received on 10 January air-dropped leaflets warning them that the Israeli military was about to step up operations against militant targets there and that they should take necessary precautions.

No Justice, No Play? Gaza Anger Overwhelms Hoops Contest

We have officially entered uncharted waters. Never before in my years of reporting has a sports team been forced to abandon the field of play due to political protest from fans. Never before have fans become the central actors in turning a sporting event into a political melee.

New Details on Atrocities in Gaza

Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) have continued their war on the Gaza Strip for the 9th consecutive day, causing more deaths and casualties among Palestinian civilians. IOF warplanes have launched more strikes against several civilian facilities in the context of their war on the Gaza Strip.

Israel: Over 150,000 Protest Gaza Deadly Military Operation

Over 150,000 people demonstrated yesterday (Saturday, January 3, 2009) in Israel against Operation Cast Lead: in the northern Arab town of Sakhnin and in Tel-Aviv. The demonstration in Sakhnin was, by far, the biggest such protest in Israel.

Cease Fire Now!

This war is inhuman, unnecessary and harmful. Nothing good for Israel will come out of it! The killing of hundreds of Palestinians and the destruction of the infrastructure of life in the Gaza Strip are abominable acts.

Water, Sewage System “Collapsing” in Gaza, Says Official

The UN has warned that power networks were down in large parts of the Gaza Strip on 4 January, with hospitals relying on generators. Without power for pumps, 70 percent of Gazans are estimated to be without tap water.

Communist Party USA Denounces Gaza Invasion

The Communist Party of the USA expresses its outrage at Israel's invasion of Gaza, carried out in defiance of world public opinion.

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