RT spoke to the Spokesperson for the Israeli Prime Minister’s Office – Alex Selsky. He says that the bombing campaign against Gaza is aimed at bringing peace and safety to the region. RT attempts to paint the Israelis as being too heavy handed, and excusing the Hamas terrorists because Israel has their Iron Dome.
Protesters have firebombed an office of the satellite broadcaster Al-Jazeera on the third day of violence in the heart of the Egyptian capital. They said protesters smashed windows and threw petrol bombs into a studio overlooking Tahrir Square on Wednesday morning.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Three Southern California men charged this week with plotting to kill Americans and bomb U.S. military bases overseas spent months preparing for a trip to Afghanistan where,authorities say, they hoped to join the Taliban and eventually graduate to the ranks of al-Qaida. They seemed determined to reach their goal — even excited about the prospects of being terrorists —… Read more →
An explosion has hit a public bus in the heart of Tel Aviv, wounding at least 10 people, even as frantic diplomatic efforts continued to secure a truce between Israel and Hamas. Police described the explosion as a terror attack. It endangered truce talks taking place between Benjamin Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister, and Hillary Clinton, the US Secretary of… Read more →
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is back in Israel Wednesday after a visit to the West Bank where she continued her efforts to broker a truce between Israel and Gaza’s militant Hamas rulers. However, despite reports Tuesday that a cease-fire may be on the horizon, violence continued on both sides of the conflict. Israeli media reported Wednesday that an… Read more →
http://www.euronews.com/ A fresh round of diplomatic activity is underway to halt the Gaza conflict. The US Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton is on her way from an Asian summit in Cambodia’s capital to meet Israeli and Palestinian leaders for urgent talks. The UN Secretary General is already in Cairo where he’s called for an immediate truce: “I am here to appeal… Read more →
Three U.S. Navy amphibious warships are returning to the eastern Mediterranean to remain on standby in the event they are needed to assist Americans leaving Israel in the coming days, according to two U.S. officials. The officials stressed an evacuation remains an extremely remote possibility and the Obama administration is not currently planning for one. Americans who wish to leave… Read more →
A spirited exchange between an Associated Press reporter and spokesperson Victoria Nuland marked the U.S. State Department’s daily briefing Monday on the continued violence between Israel and Hamas.
CNN’s Fred Pleitgen reports from Sderot, Israel, as Israeli warplanes pound targets in Gaza for the sixth day.
MSNBC’s Mara Schiavocampo interview of Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren: Schiavocampo: “Living under the threat of rocket attack is certainly a psychological trauma. But what would you say to those who argue that the rockets are essentially very ineffective, they rarely do damage and that the response from Israelis is disproportional to the threat they’re under.” Oren: “Imagine if one rocket… Read more →