Information Clearing House 10 July 2014: U.S. Lawmakers Introduce Resolution Backing Israeli (Murder) in Gaza

10 July 2014 — Information Clearing House

The True Gaza Back-story That The Israelis Aren’t Telling
By Robert Fisk
How come all those Palestinians – all 1.5 million – are crammed into Gaza in the first place?

 

No Where To Hide
Is Israel Planning Gaza’s “Final Solution”?
By Felicity Arbuthnot
Since US aid to Israel is $3 Billion annually, they too are partner in yet another Middle East crime against humanity.

 

 

Standing On The Bodies
U.S. Lawmakers Introduce Resolution Backing Israeli (Murder) in Gaza
By JTA
“Despite Israel’s repeated efforts to pursue peace, Hamas has continued its policy of terror and violence against the Israeli people,” the lawmaker Israel said.

 

 

IDF’s Gaza Assault is to Control Palestinian Gas, Avert Israeli Energy Crisis

By Nafeez Ahmed

Israel’s long-term goal “besides preventing the Palestinians from exploiting their own resources, is to integrate the gas fields off Gaza into the adjacent Israeli offshore installations.”

 

 

“We Will Annihilate Saudi Arabia”:
LUBP’s Interview With ISIS aka Da’ish
Not a single Saudi soldier will survive, I guarantee. We will defeat them. Saudis are apostates and American agents.

 

 

‘Prince of Darkness’ Disowns Iraq’s Tragedy
By Ramzy Baroud
Perle, who was known for his nickname ‘Prince of Darkness’, is slyly presenting himself as an innocent, if not gullible average American who too was misled by false intelligence.

 

 

America’s Creative Extortion
By Soraya Sepahpour-Ulrich
America has made a legal judgment to rob Iran of $1.75 billion.

 

 

A Nation of Cowards?
By Rebecca Gordon & TomDispatch
Dark-skinned foreigners promoting disturbing religions were driven to destroy us because, as President George W. Bush said more than once, “they hate our freedoms.”

 

 

Washington’s Arrogance Will Destroy Its Empire
By Paul Craig Roberts
The US National Stasi Agency can blackmail the entire population of the world.

 

 

Spying on Innocents
By Judge Andrew P. Napolitano
The violations of our rights are obvious, undenied and undeniable.

 

 

Coming to America: Mercenary Justice
By Glen Ford
As long as the United States is allowed to act with imperial impunity on the world stage, its uniformed and civilian armed forces will recognize no laws, no limitations on their behavior.

 

Murder in Gaza:
Israel kills at least 84 people in Gaza:
An Israeli air strike killed seven Palestinian civilians on Thursday, including five children, in the largest death toll from a single attack since the start of the three-day offensive, the health ministry said.

 

 

Nearly half of Gaza fatalities women, children: Ministry:
Around half of Palestinians killed thus far in a fresh Israeli attack on the Gaza Strip are women and children, according to the latest estimates by the Palestinian Health Ministry Thursday.

 

 

Nobody should be a number: Names of those killed in Gaza:
The following is a list of those Palestinians who have been killed thus far, as provided by the Palestinian Ministry of Health to Lebanese daily Al Akhbar.

 

 

Reactions to the attacks on Gaza :
Prime Minister David Cameron’s office said he “strongly condemned the appalling attacks being carried out by Hamas against Israeli civilians…and underlined Israel’s right to defend itself from them.” “The Bolivarian Government of Venezuela vigorously condemns the unfair and disproportionate military response by the illegal state of Israel against the heroic Palestinian people ” President Nicolas Maduro said.

 

 

Palestinians flex legal rights at UN:
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has asked Switzerland – as the depository for Geneva Conventions – to convene a meeting of the parties to the 4th Geneva Convention on the protection of civilian persons in time of war.

 

 

Israel, U.S. try to ward off UN condemnations of Gaza air strikes:
Jerusalem and Washington are trying to prevent the UN Security Council from condemning Israel’s air offensive in the Gaza Strip, in which dozens of Palestinian civilians have been killed, Israeli diplomats said Thursday.

 

 

U.S. Human Rights Council envoy vows to target anti-Israel bias:
The new U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Human Rights Council said battling anti-Israel bias on the body was a “key priority.”

 

 

Israeli attitudes towards Gaza on display at Facebook:

 

 

Protest: Stop the Bombing, Stop the Killing, Free Palestine!:
Opposite the Israeli Embassy – High Street Kensington, W8 4QB – London – Date : FRIDAY 11/07/2014 – 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

 

 

Syrian troops kill 37 rebels:
Eight rebels were killed during clashes with the Syrian troops in the vicinity of the 90th Brigade in the Naba al-Sakher area and the countryside of Qunaitera province in southern Syria, said the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a UK-based watchdog group.

 

 

Syria 70,000 people killed, one-third civilians: NGO:
Among the dead were 56,495 civilians, including 9,092 children, according to the toll, which included casualties documented up to July 8 this year.

 

 

Iraq rebels ‘seize nuclear materials’:
Iraq has warned the UN that Sunni militants have seized nuclear materials used for scientific research at a university in the city of Mosul.

 

 

Iraq’s Kurds Call for Prime Minister al-Maliki to Resign:
Iraq’s Kurds said Thursday Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki was “hysterical” and not fit to run the country, further dimming the prospect of a new leadership uniting to face jihadist fighters.

 

 

US Murders 6 people in Pakistan:
At least six suspected militants have been killed in a US drone strike in the Pakistani tribal region of North Waziristan.

 

 

5 Pakistan soldiers killed in militant attack:
Unidentified militants killed five paramilitary soldiers today in an attack on a Frontier Corps (FC) post in Pakistan’s restive Balochistan province.

 

 

$38 million worth of arms destined for South Sudan government to arrive this month :
The government of China has sold $38 million worth of arms to the government of Salva Kiir to help it quell rebellion headed by his former vice president Dr Riek Machar.

 

 

U.N. evacuates dozens of foreign staff from Libya:
The United Nations has evacuated dozens of foreign staff from its mission in Libya due to a deteriorating security situation in the North African country, a U.N. spokesman said on Thursday.

 

 

Kiev official: Military op death toll is 478 civilians, outnumbers army losses:
Four hundred and seventy-eight civilians, including seven children, have been killed in Kiev’s military crackdown on the eastern regions of Ukraine, the country’s deputy health minister said on Thursday.

 

 

Ukraine rejects ceasefire calls:
There are reports of heavy artillery and military buildup near Donetsk, as Kiev announced its attack on pro-federal insurgents will take another month.

 

 

Ukraine rebel commander says will not pull out of Donetsk:
Igor Girkin, a Muscovite who has the nom de guerre of Igor Strelkov, has been criticised by some other rebel commanders for withdrawing from Slaviansk last weekend and allowing government forces to savour a major victory.

 

 

Germany expels top US intelligence officer:
“the government has asked the representative of the U.S. intelligence agencies in Germany to leave the country as a reaction to the ongoing failure to help resolve the various allegations, starting with the NSA and up to the latest incidents.”

 

 

David Swanson: U.S. Out of Germany: Op-Ed:
Despite the supposed ending of World War II, the U.S. still keeps over 40,000 armed soldiers permanently in Germany. What does Germany get out of this deal?

 

 

French connection: Islamic militants planned to blow up Eiffel Tower, Louvre:
French police stumbled across the malicious plot after they decrypted messages between a 29-year-old Algerian halal butcher living in Vaucluse, southeastern France, and a high-ranked officer from Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM), reported French Le Parisien newspaper.

 

 

Emergency powers to be rushed into law to allow MI5 and police to monitor every phone call, text and email:
David Cameron today insisted emergency legislation is needed to allow Britain’s spies to access data about the public’s phone calls, texts and emails.

 

 

UK: Government needs to ‘come clean’ about extent of its knowledge of US activities on UK soil:
The Government was last night accused of a “cover up” over complicity in the CIA’s extraordinary rendition programme after it claimed that documents which could expose British knowledge of the practice have been lost due to “water damage”.

 

 

10 Things Europe Does Way Better Than The USA:
Europe is so much ahead of America when it comes to such things as health care, better sex ed, and less violent crime.

 

 

German Police Fired 85 Bullets All Year, US Police Use 90 on 1 Person:
Video –

 

 

America’s Destabiliziation Of Latin America:
The attempted subversion of a country’s political system is not unique to U.S. actions against Cuba, nor is it unique to USAID.

 

 

How the War on Drugs and the War on Terror Merged Into One Disastrous War on All Americans: Op-Ed:
 The consequences are measured in lives, limbs and cash.

 

 

DOJ refuses to pursue criminal investigation of CIA spying on Senate staffers:
The Department of Justice has officially ended its criminal probe concerning allegations of spying and document stealing involving the United States Senate and the Central Intelligence Agency.

 

Cost Of War

 
Number Of Iraqis Slaughtered In US War And Occupation Of Iraq 1,455,590

 

 

Number of U.S. Military Personnel Sacrificed (Officially acknowledged) In America’s War On Iraq:  4,883

 

Number Of  International Occupation Force Troops Slaughtered In Afghanistan :3,459

 

Cost of War in Iraq & Afghanistan
Total Cost of Wars Since 2001
      

 

1,548,330,300,123

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