Tag Archives: Gaza

Nikki Haley Autographs Israeli Bomb: “Finish Them”

Mediaite reports: Former Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley spent Memorial Day weekend in Israel, where she toured communities devastated by Hamas on October 7th and signed a bomb with a message to the terror group. “Finish them!” wrote Haley on the bomb above a message of unity between the U.S. and Israel. Haley spoke to the press during her tour …

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Netanyahu: Killing Of 45 Refugees Was “Tragic Mistake”

The Associated Press reports: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu acknowledged Monday that a “tragic mistake” had been made after an Israeli strike in the southern Gaza city of Rafah set fire to a tent camp housing displaced Palestinians and killed at least 45 people, according to local officials. “Despite our utmost efforts not to harm innocent civilians, last night, there …

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UN Court Orders Israel To Halt Offensive In Rafah

NBC News reports: The International Court of Justice on Friday ordered Israel to immediately halt its military operations in Rafah, the city in southern Gaza where more than 1 million Palestinians had sought refuge in dire conditions. Israel is unlikely to comply with the order, which the top United Nations court has no power to enforce, but the landmark ruling …

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Israeli Officials Seize AP Equipment, Cut Gaza Live Feed

The Associated Press reports: Israeli officials seized a camera and broadcasting equipment belonging to The Associated Press in southern Israel on Tuesday, accusing the news organization of violating a new media law by providing images to Al Jazeera. The Qatari satellite channel is among thousands of clients that receive live video feeds from the AP and other news organizations. The …

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Netanyahu Blocks US Meetings With Israeli Intel Chiefs

Axios reports: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has banned Israel’s intelligence and security chiefs from meeting with U.S. officials and lawmakers multiple times since the war in Gaza began, three U.S. and Israeli officials told Axios. Netanyahu seems to be trying to control what American politicians and diplomats hear from Israel — at a time when his government is deeply …

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Netanyahu To Biden: We’ll Stand Alone If We Have To

Axios reports: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu responded Thursday to President Biden’s threat to suspend military aid if Israel invades Rafah, declaring in a video: “If Israel needs to stand alone, it will stand alone.” Netanyahu’s defiance in the face of Biden’s “red line” will further exacerbate tensions between the Israeli government and the White House. Biden warned in an …

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US Agency To Congress: Famine Has Begun In Gaza

Axios reports: Samantha Power, the director of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), told lawmakers Wednesday that people in parts of northern Gaza have begun facing famine. Power is the first U.S. official to publicly say that famine has started in parts of the enclave, which had been on the verge of famine for months because of humanitarian aid …

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Ben Shapiro: Chef José Andrés Is A Radical Leftist Liar

“Chef José Andrés has been the singular force behind pushing the Biden administration into effectively undermining Israel’s military effort to extirpate a terrorist group that is currently holding over a hundred hostages, including five Americans. “So he went on national TV where the legacy media who, of course, are also part of this broad spectrum left-wing movement. He went on …

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José Andrés: Strike On Aid Convoy Is “Unforgivable”

Axios reports: Chef José Andrés called the Israeli airstrike that killed seven World Central Kitchen aid workers last week “unforgivable,” per an ABC interview that aired Sunday. “This doesn’t seem a war against terror. This doesn’t seem anymore a war about defending Israel. This really, at this point, seems it’s a war against humanity itself,” Andrés told “This Week” co-anchor …

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Trump Says Netanyahu Should “Get It Over With”

The Washington Post reports: When asked by conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt on Thursday whether he was “100 percent with Israel,” the former president did not give a direct answer but emphasized the optics of the ongoing conflict, saying the country is “losing the PR war.” “They’re releasing the most heinous, most horrible tapes of buildings falling down,” Trump said. …

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Israel Agrees To Increase Gaza Aid After US Ultimatum

Axios reports: Three hours after a tough call on Thursday between President Biden and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, the Israeli cabinet approved new steps to increase the flow of humanitarian aid to Gaza. The U.S. had asked Israel to implement those steps months ago but Netanyahu, who is in a tenuous political position in Israel, has been under pressure …

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Israel Says Strike On Aid Convoy Was “Grave Mistake”

CNN reports: The Israeli military believed they were targeting Hamas operatives when they attacked and killed seven food aid workers in Gaza on Monday, according to an internal inquest that led to the dismissal of two officers. The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said Friday that “those who approved the strike were convinced that they were targeting armed Hamas operatives,” calling …

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Biden Calls For “Immediate Ceasefire” In Gaza, Warns Netanyahu To Better Protect Gazan Civilians Or Else

The Jerusalem Post reports: The United States will change its policy toward Gaza unless Israel takes immediate steps to better protect Palestinian civilians there, US President Joe Biden warned Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during a terse brief call on Thursday night. “With regard to our policy in the Gaza Strip… if we don’t see the changes that we need to …

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Seven Food Aid Workers From Chef Jose Andres’ World Central Kitchen Killed In Israeli Strike, Netanyahu Sorry

The Daily Beast reports: A dual U.S.-Canadian citizen was among seven food aid workers killed in an Israeli military strike on a humanitarian convoy in Gaza, the World Central Kitchen said Tuesday. Haaretz reported that the convoy of vehicles, which had coordinated its route through a demilitarized zone with the Israel Defense Forces, was hit three times in succession until …

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Right Wing Israeli Reporters Visiting Mar-A-Lago Say Trump “Shocked” Them With His Call To End Gaza War

The New York Times reports: Two Israeli journalists traveled to Palm Beach, Fla., a little over a week ago, hoping to elicit from Donald J. Trump a powerful expression of support for their country’s war in Gaza. Instead, one of them wrote that what they heard from Mr. Trump at Mar-a-Lago “shocked us to the core.” “Both U.S. presidential candidates, …

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Netanyahu Has Surgery Amid Growing Health Concerns

The Times Of Israel reports: Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will be discharged from hospital tomorrow afternoon and is recovering well after undergoing a successful hernia surgery at Hadassah Hospital Ein Kerem last night, his office says in a statement. Skepticism has intensified regarding Netanyahu’s health since he secretly had a pacemaker fitted last year. Doctors later revealed that he had …

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GOP Rep: My Call To Nuke Gaza Was Just A “Metaphor”

“As a child who grew up in the Cold War Era, the last thing I’d advocate for would be the use of nuclear weapons. In a shortened clip, I used a metaphor to convey the need for both Israel and Ukraine to win their wars as swiftly as possible, without putting American troops in harm’s way. “My reasoning was the …

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GOP Rep. Tim Walberg Suggests US Should Nuke Gaza

The Washington Post reports: A Republican member of Congress appeared to suggest that nuclear weapons should be dropped on Gaza, according to a video from a town hall circulating on social media, but his office maintains that he was speaking metaphorically “to show urgency to defeat these enemies swiftly.” “Why are we spending our money to build a port for …

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Netanyahu Reverses, Will Send Diplomats To DC Meetup

Axios reports: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is planning to send two top Israeli officials to Washington as early as next week for talks about a possible military operation in Rafah, four U.S. and Israeli officials told Axios. It’s a sharp reversal by Netanyahu who on Monday canceled the same trip by the same people in protest over the U.S. …

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Israel Cancels US Visit By Diplomats After Gaza Vote

The Washington Post reports: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday canceled a trip to Washington by an Israeli delegation of top officials after the United Nations Security Council passed its first resolution calling for a Gaza cease-fire. The United States abstained, allowing it to pass. The resolution, backed by 14 nations including China and Russia, demands an immediate cease-fire …

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