Tag Archives: Gaza

The FAA ban on Ben Gurion airport – blackmailing Israel to sign a one-sided ceasefire?

The shocking and outrageous announcement by the FAA that it was instituting a ban on flying in or out of Ben Gurion Airport for 24 hours sounds like nothing so much as a not-so-subtle Mafia threat, as if they were … Continue reading

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The disproportionate hatred of Israel

This post was originally going to be yet another article about media bias against Israel, but as I began compiling links it dawned on me (my brain is on a go-slow through internet-overload) that this media bias is but a … Continue reading

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UPDATED: Ground operation day 5 – 2 more soldiers killed, Hamas claims to have abducted soldier, IDF names him as Oron Shaul

The news so far for the 5th day of the ground operation of Operation Protective Edge (when will this war get a new name?) is that another two soldiers were killed in yesterday’s fighting, and Hamas have been claiming since … Continue reading

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Ground Operation Day 4 – another 7 soldiers killed

The ground operation of Operation Protective Edge has almost completed its 4th day and despite the massive IDF assault on Hamas’ terror infrastructure in Gaza the rocket-fire onto Israel continues, albeit at a slightly lesser pace. The biggest blow from … Continue reading

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Those Gaza casualty figures and Hamas’ use and abuse of civilian human shields

Regular readers of this blog will be well-used to reports of Hamas using human shields in order to cause maximum Palestinian physical casualties and maximum damage to Israel’s reputation. Here are several links which help to illustrate this war crime … Continue reading

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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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