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Israel's defense minister said Saturday that Hamas leaders are the "only culprits" in continued bloodshed on the Gaza border, as the EU and a top U.N. ... that "the terror organizations in the Gaza Strip continue to exploit civilians, including many youth and children, while putting them in unnecessary danger. Hamas
The military said it had distributed leaflets warning the residents of Gaza to stay away from the fence but that "the terror organizations in the Gaza Strip continue to exploit civilians, including many youth and children, while putting them in unnecessary danger." Rights groups have said Israel's ... Lieberman Hamas

Lieberman, the Israeli defense minister, said on Twitter that "the only culprits in the death of the ... boy in Gaza are Hamas leaders." He said they are "cowardly leaders who hide behind women and children and send them forward as a human shield, so that they can continue to dig tunnels and carry ... Palestinians
UN's Mideast Envoy Blasts Israel Over Gaza Deaths: 'Stop Shooting at Children' ... Mladenov described the incident as outrageous and said "the killing of a child" in Gaza "fuels anger and breeds more killing." He added that the ... #Children must be protected from #violence, not exposed to it, not killed!
A Ramallah hospital amputated, on Thursday, the left leg of Gaza child Abdul Rahman Noufal, aged 13, from Nuseirat refugee camp, who was shot in the leg with an explosive bullet that ruptured his bones during protests at the Gaza border with Israel, according to family members. Noufal ...

The problem is, exiting the Gaza Strip through Erez crossing for any reason -- including for medical care -- requires a permit from the Israeli Ministry of Defense. You would need to prove your child's need cannot be met inside Gaza, request that the Palestinian Ministry of Health approve the ...
UNRWA's school children in the besieged Gaza Strip have appealed to the world to help tackle the organisation's financial funding crisis. School children in an UNRWA institute flew kites carrying the hashtag “dignity is priceless” to highlight the dire situation which they are in as a result of the cut in donor ... children
Israeli soldiers and navy abducted, Monday, at least thirty-six Palestinians, including eleven fishermen, in several parts of the occupied West Bank, including East Jerusalem, and in Gaza waters, in Rafah, in the southern part of the besieged coastal region. In Qalqilia, in northern West Bank, the soldiers ... children
“The feeling is that my child is being torn away from me and no one is taking me into account – do you get it? Because no one ... Two minutes after the opening music and the start of the rehearsal, Anat Trivaks, who lives near the Gazan border and is sitting in the auditorium, is already wiping away her tears. children
Gaza girl to walk away from 12 years of pain ... This will soon come to an end for the 12-year-old Palestinian girl, who was recently brought here all the way from Gaza by a Dubai-based charity, The Little ... In the meantime the child will be attending regular physiotherapy at The Children's Medical Centre. children
Gaza got its first ever “child friendly school” yesterday on the ruins of Jamal Abdul Nasser School which was completely destroyed during Israel's 2014 ... Serving 800 pupils, the new school was built by a Qatari education foundation and UN bodies with design input from children and the local community. children
In a bloody incident earlier this month, the Israeli army killed two Palestinian children and injured two others, according to children's rights NGO Defense for Children International – Palestine (DCIP). On 17 February, Israeli soldiers fired live ammunition and artillery shells at a group of four Palestinian ... children
On Saturday and Sunday, 17 and 18 February 2018, Israeli forces carried out a series of artillery, air and machine gun attacks that resulted in the death of two children, left two others injured, and partially damaged some houses in Gaza. The children were targeted in the access restricted areas, while the ... children
The UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, Nikolay Mladenov, expressed outrage over the killing the child, Ayyoub, and called for an investigation. Mladenov wrote on Twitter: "It is OUTRAGEOUS to shoot at children! How does the killing of a child in #Gaza today help #Peace? Palestinian casualties Israeli casualties

Imagine paying a visit to relatives in another country and getting stuck there, away from your partner or children, for months and even years. Far from your home and life, without knowing how long it will be until you can go back. That is the daily reality of hundreds of women who are trapped in the Gaza Strip. Palestinian casualties Israeli casualties
And no child in the world has suffered more grievously — indeed more barbarously — than those living under Israel's rule of the gun. ... And, yes, the less said about the horrors the armed forces of this apartheid entity inflicted on the children of Gaza, in the three wars it waged there between 2008 and 2014, ... Palestinian casualties Israeli casualties
Egypt opened its border with Gaza on Wednesday, providing rare passage for thousands stuck in the coastal enclave who have lived under blockade for ... “I registered to travel several times, and each time Egypt opened the crossing I lived in the hope that I would return with my children to my husband but ... Palestinian casualties Israeli casualties
He writes that “Gaza is about a Big Lie composed of a thousand, often seemingly abstruse and arcane, little lies. The objective of ... The Report also paid tribute to “the resilience and dignity of the Gazan people. ... Israel killed 550 [recent figure is 556] children, and Hamas killed one Israeli child. The ratio of ... Palestinian casualties Israeli casualties
Signs of a serious financial and medical crisis are everywhere at Durrah Children's Hospital in Gaza City. Dirt and dust have been collecting on the staircases since cleaning staff went on strike ten days ago, as they haven't been paid for the fifth month in a row. Its hallways are dark because fuel supplies ... Palestinian casualties Israeli casualties
On Saturday and Sunday, 17 and 18 February 2018, Israeli forces carried out a series of artillery, air and machine gun attacks that resulted in the death of two children, left two others injured, and partially damaged some houses in Gaza. The children were targeted in the access restricted areas, while the ... Palestinian casualties Israeli casualties
Dozens of Palestinian children yesterday came out to the streets of the Gaza Strip to call for international efforts to save the enclave from the economic and humanitarian disaster caused by the 11-year long Israeli siege. The children gathered in Saraya Square in central Gaza City and held banners warning ... Palestinian casualties Israeli casualties
GAZA, Feb. 4 (Xinhua) -- Dozens of Palestinian children demonstrated in Gaza on Sunday to appeal for international intervention to end the worsening economic crisis in the Israeli-besieged enclave. As part of a campaign launched by the Coalition of Palestinian Charities in the Gaza Strip entitled "Save ... Palestinian casualties Israeli casualties
Supporters of the PYD/PKK terror group in Germany have used an image of a girl from Gaza to mislead people into thinking that the photograph is from Syria's northwestern Afrin ... Another picture of an injured child on Twitter calls for "Save the children in Afrin," but in truth the picture was taken on Dec. Palestinian casualties Israeli casualties
The population that UNRWA works with is highly vulnerable and dependent upon the international community to help feed their poor, educate their children, and care for their sick. One million Palestinians in Gaza alone survive on food provided by UNRWA. Our schools educate over half a million children ... Palestinian casualties Israeli casualties
“I chose my children's names to emphasize Jerusalem's Palestinian, Arab and Muslim character,” he told the agency. He added that Jerusalem “is and forever will be the eternal capital of Palestine" and said that they plan to have a fourth child who they will name 'eternal.', they said. The TRT report said that ... Palestinian casualties Israeli casualties
When Israel's assault began, Saleh and Nisrin took their five children and moved from their home in al-Qarara village to Saleh's sister's home in Khan Younis, in southern Gaza. On 8 August 2014, when a ceasefire was supposed to be in effect, the parents and children went back to al-Qarara to pick up ... Palestinian casualties Israeli casualties
Three years ago, Palestinian writer Emtiaz Zourob said goodbye to her husband and two children and fled Gaza after being warned her life was in danger because of her views. ... Zourob, 37, hoped she would be seeing them soon and told friends in Gaza she liked the United States. “I told them I feel like ... Palestinian casualties Israeli casualties
... where disability is taboo, proved challenging. There were no occupational therapists in Gaza; no schools wanted to take Reem's children in. Disapproving looks and rigid minds added to her burden, making her uneasy and defensive. "In Gaza, to say that you have a child with a disability is very shameful. Palestinian casualties Israeli casualties
All these attributes are on display in Gaza: An Inquest into its Martyrdom, an indictment of Israel's crimes in the overcrowded Palestinian territory from 2008 ... Finkelstein deals in turn with Operation Cast Lead (2008-09; 1400 Gazans dead, including 350 children); the assault on the Mavi Marmara ship that ... Palestinian casualties Israeli casualties
Palestinian children walk in a street on a rainy day in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip January 6, 2018. ... concerns were raised that Hamas might try to mount an attack through a tunnel on the Gazan border before this strategic asset, into which Hamas has sunk hundreds of millions of shekels over ... Palestinian casualties Israeli casualties
While there have been no Israeli fatalities or serious injuries in the rocket strikes, farmers in communities close to the Gazan border think twice about tilling fields where they might be exposed and children practise duck-and-cover drills should air raid sirens sound. “Lately we do feel that there is more ... Palestinian casualties Israeli casualties
GAZA CITY, Palestine (AA) – Two Palestinian children were killed on Thursday in clashes with Israeli forces that erupted in both the occupied West Bank and the blockaded Gaza Strip, according to the Palestinian Health Ministry. “Ali Qino, 16, was killed in clashes with the Israeli army that erupted in the ... Palestinian casualties Israeli casualties
Two children were shot and killed by Israeli forces in the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip on Thursday. A third child was seriously injured. Amir Abd al-Hamid Abu Musaad, 15, died immediately after being hit in the chest with a live bullet during a protest along the Gaza-Israel boundary, Defense for ... Palestinian casualties Israeli casualties
A speech therapist in the Gaza Strip has found a way to help children across the Arab world, especially Syrian refugees. ... “For instance, when a child has trouble pronouncing the 'S' sound, I give them words containing it, such as Samer, Assad and Almas — and once they improve a little, I give them ... Palestinian casualties Israeli casualties
The young boy and his mother in conversation with Dr. Israel Einstein, director of the Kidney Transplant Service for Children at Rambam Medical Center. ... A 13-year-old boy from the Gaza Strip received a lifesaving kidney donation from his brother, an undergraduate student in Algeria, in an operation ... Palestinian casualties Israeli casualties
Israeli soldier killed, on Thursday evening, a Palestinian child, and injured three others, after the army attacked protesters, east of the al-Boreij refugee camp, in central Gaza. Palestinian medical sources said the soldiers shot Amir Abdul-Hamid Abu Mosa'ed, 16, with a live round in his chest. They added ... Palestinian casualties Israeli casualties
“You hear my voice, you hear that sound, like thunder gonna shake your ground…'Cause I am a champion, and you're gonna hear me roar!” sing the Gaza teens at the UNRWA Asma School for Girls (A) over a patchy broadband connection to their peers in Brussels. Students from the Athenee Bruxelles ... Palestinian casualties Israeli casualties
Israel faces a possible International Criminal Court war crimes probe over its 2014 assault on Gaza, which killed more than 2,100 Palestinians, including over 500 children. For more, we speak with Norman Finkelstein, author of the new book “Gaza: An Inquest into Its Martyrdom.” He is the author of many ... Palestinian casualties Israeli casualties
A medical delegation from the Qatari Red Crescent and Hamad Medical Corporation performed cochlear implant surgeries on 24 deaf children in the Gaza Strip. Part of the “Qatar Draws a Smile” programme launched by Qatar's Red Crescent last year, the scheme has led to 44 successful cochlear implants ... Palestinian casualties Israeli casualties
Almost a month later, another image of a Palestinian child, caught in the conflict, went viral. Fares Odeh, 14, was caught on camera ... In recent years, Gaza's children have suffered repeatedly at the hands of the Israeli army, particularly during the past three major wars. The 2008-9 war resulted in the death ... Palestinian casualties Israeli casualties
An ongoing electricity crisis in Gaza has left hospitals reliant on emergency generators for up to 20 hours a day, while medical staff have been forced to cut back on basic services such as equipment sterilisation and ... Palestinian children do their homework by candlelight during a power cut in Gaza City. Palestinian casualties Israeli casualties
Ahed is a member of the second generation of Palestinians to grow up under occupation. Her father, Bassem, was born in 1967 – the year Israel seized the West Bank, East Jerusalem, Gaza and the Golan Heights in the six-day war. He and his children have known only a life of checkpoints, identity papers, ... Palestinian casualties Israeli casualties
A child from Gaza who was filmed last week, along with other children, praising an Iranian commander, says he was paid heavily to appear in the video. ... Last week, a video published on social media showed a group of Gazan children holding pictures of Qasem Soleimani, the commander of the Quds ... Palestinian casualties Israeli casualties
However, they should be expected to understand that a Palestinian boy from Gaza whose mother is killed by an Israeli mortar shell in front of his eyes is a ticking time bomb threatening the children of the neighboring Israeli town of Sderot. His trauma as a child will be surely translated into anger and hate as ... Palestinian casualties Israeli casualties
Turkey will help improve the conditions of three disabled Palestinian children in the Gaza Strip, which is hit by a decade-long Israeli blockade, the Turkish health minister told Anadolu Agency (AA). A photo of a Palestinian child, who was born with a congenital amputation, gained the attention of Turkish ... Palestinian casualties Israeli casualties
The Palestinian Ministry of Health said, Friday, that 14 people were injured, including children, by Israeli air strikes on Gaza. Israel aircraft attacked Hamas military facilities in the Gaza Strip on Friday night in response to rocket attacks, the Israeli army said. A second Palestinian was killed in Gaza Friday in ... Palestinian casualties Israeli casualties
HAIFA, February 15, 2018 (WAFA) - The Israeli military launched missiles at a beach in the Gaza Strip during its 2014 offensive without first verifying that its targets were actually Palestinian children rather than combatants, according to investigatory materials that the Haifa-based Adalah – The Legal Center ... Palestinian casualties Israeli casualties


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