8 November 2012 — John Pilger
Malaysian public intellectual believes that propagating fear and hatred of Muslims is not a new phenomenon and has been rampant for more than a thousand years. Referring to the growth of the population of Muslims, he also says that “some right-wing groups in Europe and North America are fearful of what they see as the Islamic ‘demographic’ threat.”
19 November, 2012 — RT<img src="http://rt.com/files/news/gaza-family-idf-mistake-017/strike-18-gaza-home.n.jpg" alt="Palestinian men gather around a crater caused by an Israeli air strike on the al-Dallu family's home in Gaza City on November 18, 2012. (AFP Photo / Marco Longari)” width=”222″ height=”166″ /> Palestinian men gather around a crater caused by an Israeli air strike on the al-Dallu family’s home in Gaza City on November 18, 2012. (AFP Photo / Marco Longari)
The Israeli Defense Force has confirmed that while targeting Hamas’ rocket chief it mistakenly bombed the home of the Al-Dalou family, killing at least 11 civilians, four of them children and toddlers. “Israel has killed a family of eleven people this evening, and many, many more. If Israel wants to stop its aggression, then we can talk. But before then, how could we consider any deal?” Salama Maroof, a senior Hamas spokesman told the Daily Telegraph.
IDF said the source of the error was either a failure to laser-paint the correct target or that one of the munitions in the strike misfired, Haaretz newspaper reported. The Israeli military is investigating the incident. Continue reading
19 November 2012 — Arabian Sights
[As ever, Gamila Zahran produces excellent news roundups under the title Arabian Sights. Unfortunately, there is no Website but you can subscribe: firstname.lastname@example.org. WB]
“Another savage aggression against the Gaza Strip has begun. Once again, Israel is bombing the Gaza Strip,”… “Because of that, we ask for a world of peace…[where] aggression against Syria, Palestine, and the peoples of the world stops,” — Chavez
17 November, 2012 — Global Research
“The Bible finds no worse image than this of the man from the desert. And why? Because he has no respect for any law. Because in the desert he can do as he pleases. The tendency towards conflict is in the essence of the Arab. He is an enemy by essence. His personality won’t allow him any compromise or agreement. It doesn’t matter what kind of resistance he will meet, what price he will pay. His existence is one of perpetual war. Israel’s must be the same. The two states solution doesn’t exist; there are no two people here. There is a Jewish people and an Arab population… there is no Palestinian people, so you don’t create a state for an imaginary nation… they only call themselves a people in order to fight the Jews.” 1]– Benjamin Netanyahu Continue reading
19 November 2012 — Information Clearing House
Israel Kills Family Of 9 In Gaza:
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Five children were among the nine members of the extended family that died in the attack.
18 November 2012 — VTJP
24, Including 11 Children, Killed Sunday; 69 Killed Since Wednesday
IMEMC – The Israeli army escalated its offensive against the Gaza Strip, Sunday, killing 24 Palestinians, including 11 children of the same family in central Gaza; the number of Palestinians killed by Israeli shells since the war officially started last Wednesday arrived to 76, while more than 680 have been injured.