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Ground Operation Day 3 – 13 Golani soldiers killed, Hamas human shields at Shejaiya

The news on Sunday evening that 13 Golani troops had been killed early on Sunday morning overshadowed all the other news that had been flowing in throughout the day of yet more rocket attacks, the dreadful, cynical abuse of human … Continue reading

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Operation Protective Edge Day 9: Temporary humanitarian truce and reader poll: How long will the 5 hour humanitarian truce last?

Operation Protective Edge has closed another day of intense rocket fire by Hamas terrorists on Israel, and IDF assaults on Hamas installations around Gaza. The day started, or rather  ended on Tuesday evening, with the first Israeli death from Hamas … Continue reading

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Ceasefire? Now you see it, now you don’t: Operation Protective Edge Day 8

I had drafted a summary of yesterday’s events but, as you shall see shortly, the news overtook me as always.  So here’s a quick summary of yesterday’s damage: More than 115 rockets were fired from Gaza towards Israel. At least … Continue reading

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Good News Friday

Despite all the bad news and not-so-good news of the past weeks, I’ve decided there’s no point in letting the news get me down, so it’s time to get back into the swing of Good News Friday.  This week’s items … Continue reading

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New shipment of Iranian missiles already on its way to Gaza?

In totally unsurprising news, not quite 5 days after the ceasefire went into effect, and Hamas are already re-arming: Israeli satellites have spotted Iranian ships laden with rockets for Gaza: Israeli satellites have detected a cargo vessel docked at an … Continue reading

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Explaning the uneasiness about the ceasefire

In my previous post I spelled out quite clearly my own, very negative and suspicious, feelings on the subject of the ceasefire between Israel and Hamas in Gaza. I am not alone in these sentiments. I bring you here a … Continue reading

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