Gaza/Palestine News Links 17-18 May 2021

18 May 2021 • 20:00 — The New Dark Age

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Unity at Last: The Palestinian People Have Risen

Podcast Panel: The Israeli Assault on Gaza with Malak Mattar, Dan Cohen and Miko Peled
https://www.mintpressnews.com/podcast-panel-israel-assault-gaza-malak-mattar-dan-cohen-miko-peled/277155/

Carnage in Gaza
https://countercurrents.org/2021/05/carnage-in-gaza/

Israel Kills 11 Children Receiving Trauma Care in Their Homes
The Norwegian Refugee Council confirmed that 11 of over 60 children killed by Israeli air strikes in Gaza over the last week were participating in its psycho-social program aimed at helping them deal with trauma. Read here…

Met officer who shouted ‘free Palestine’ at demo under investigation

PATRICK LAWRENCE: 1948 — No Longer Shrouded in the Mists
What we see now is a purposeful program of terror and it is merely the latest, in form and intent, of what Palestinians have endured since the Nakba. Read here…

Gaza in the dark after Israel bombs power lines
by Maureen Clare Murphy
https://countercurrents.org/2021/05/gaza-in-the-dark-after-israel-bombs-power-lines/

Human rights groups are calling for an urgent investigation by the International Criminal Court as Israel’s merciless pounding of Gaza enters its second week. More than 200 Palestinians in the Strip have been killed since last Monday, including 60 children and 34 women, according to Al Mezan, a human rights group based in the territory. Three of the women were pregnant when they were killed, according to the UN’s human rights office.

Israel thanks Biden administration for blocking UN statement calling for ceasefire
by Countercurrents Collective
https://countercurrents.org/2021/05/israel-thanks-biden-administration-for-blocking-un-statement-calling-for-ceasefire/

Israel’s land-grab and its unquenchable lust for more, Palestinian resistance and the familiar cycle of violence: when would it end?
by M Adil Khan
https://countercurrents.org/2021/05/israels-land-grab-and-its-unquenchable-lust-for-more-palestinian-resistance-and-the-familiar-cycle-of-violence-when-would-it-end/

Biden Continues To Support Israel’s Warcrimes
https://www.moonofalabama.org/2021/05/biden-continues-to-support-israels-warcrimes.html

Palestine on Strike – Solidarity statement on events in Palestine

‘Is this really an emoji fight you want?’ Israel’s official Twitter account posts rocket EMOJIS for every missile fired at country
https://www.rt.com/news/524127-israel-tweet-twitter-rockets-palestine/

Selected Articles: How the United States Helps to Kill Palestinians
https://www.globalresearch.ca/selected-articles-how-united-states-helps-kill-palestinians/5745591

Gaza coronavirus testing & vaccinations disrupted after main lab damaged in Israeli strikes, health officials say
https://www.rt.com/news/524086-gaza-clinic-bombed-vaccines/

Israeli strikes on Gaza hit Red Crescent building, killing 2, aid group says
https://www.rt.com/news/524076-israel-hamas-gaza-strikes/

How the United States Helps To Kill Palestinians
https://countercurrents.org/2021/05/how-the-united-states-helps-to-kill-palestinians/

‘Is this really an emoji fight you want?’ Israel’s official Twitter account posts rocket EMOJIS for every missile fired at country
https://www.rt.com/news/524127-israel-tweet-twitter-rockets-palestine/

Gaza coronavirus testing & vaccinations disrupted after main lab damaged in Israeli strikes, health officials say
https://www.rt.com/news/524086-gaza-clinic-bombed-vaccines/

Israeli strikes on Gaza hit Red Crescent building, killing 2, aid group says
https://www.rt.com/news/524076-israel-hamas-gaza-strikes/

Video: Gaza Ceasefire Nowhere in Sight
https://www.globalresearch.ca/video-gaza-ceasefire-nowhere-sight/5745572

U.S. Deployed Warships Toward Red Sea, B-52 Bombers In Spain In Thinly Veiled Support For Israel
https://southfront.org/u-s-deployed-warships-toward-read-sea-b-52-bombers-in-spain-in-thinly-veiled-support-for-israel

Israel/OPT: Pattern of Israeli Attacks on Residential Homes in Gaza Must be Investigated as War Crimes
https://www.globalresearch.ca/israel-opt-pattern-israeli-attacks-residential-homes-gaza-must-investigated-war-crimes/5745598

U.S. Deployed Warships Toward Read Sea, B-52 Bombers In Spain In Thinly Veiled Support For Israel
https://southfront.org/u-s-deployed-warships-toward-read-sea-b-52-bombers-in-spain-in-thinly-veiled-support-for-israel/

Foreign minister blaming Gulf states for ISIS was ‘his personal opinion’, says Lebanese president
https://www.rt.com/news/524099-lebanon-minister-isis-comments-aoun/

Military Situation In The West Bank And Gaza Strip On May 18th, 2021 (Map Update)
https://southfront.org/military-situation-in-the-west-bank-and-gaza-strip-on-may-18th-2021-map-update/

Biden Signed $735 Million Weapons Sale To Israel Amid Ongoing Shelling With Gaza – Report
https://southfront.org/biden-signed-735-million-weapons-sale-to-israel-amid-ongoing-shelling-with-gaza-report/

Gaza in the dark after Israel bombs power lines
https://countercurrents.org/2021/05/gaza-in-the-dark-after-israel-bombs-power-lines/

Israel thanks Biden administration for blocking UN statement calling for ceasefire
https://countercurrents.org/2021/05/israel-thanks-biden-administration-for-blocking-un-statement-calling-for-ceasefire/

Israeli airstrikes on Gaza resume as Tel Aviv thanks Biden administration for blocking UN statement calling for ceasefire
https://www.rt.com/news/524087-israel-gaza-blocking-un-ceasfire/

IDF shells Lebanon after claiming rockets were launched toward Israeli territory
https://www.rt.com/news/524085-idf-shell-lebanon-rockets/

‘Blood on your hands’: Turkey’s Erdogan attacks Biden over alleged Israeli arms deal amid ongoing Gaza strikes
https://www.rt.com/news/524080-erdogan-attacks-biden-over-israel-arms/

Gaza Ceasefire Nowhere In Sight
https://southfront.org/gaza-ceasefire-nowhere-in-sight/

Israeli military says it destroyed Hamas’ unmanned submarine, thwarting ‘terrorist activity in Israeli waters’ (VIDEO)
https://www.rt.com/news/524056-israel-hamas-unmanned-submarine/

Gaza: IDF Kills Palestinians, Countless Children, by Air Bombardments
https://www.globalresearch.ca/gaza-idf-kills-palestinians-countless-children-air-bombardments/5745494

Egypt Opens Rafah Crossing with Gaza Strip to Receive Palestinians Injured in Israeli Aggression
https://www.globalresearch.ca/egypt-opens-rafah-crossing-gaza-strip-receive-palestinians-injured-israeli-aggression/5745479

Israel kills children, doctors in horrific nighttime massacre
https://countercurrents.org/2021/05/israel-kills-children-doctors-in-horrific-nighttime-massacre/

Biden Phones Netanyahu: Doesn’t Condemn Attack
https://www.globalresearch.ca/biden-phones-netanyahu-after-israel-flattens-ap-offices-gaza-doesnt-condemn-attack/5745444

‘Not a single Israeli should die of unprovoked Hamas attacks,’ ex-defense minister tells RT, shows ROCKET part live on air
https://www.rt.com/news/523952-israel-bennett-gaza-conflict/

Shooting Fish in a Barrel: Israel Bombs Palestinian Refugees from Israel in Gaza, 50% of Them Children
https://www.globalresearch.ca/israel-bombs-palestinian-refugees-israel-gaza-50-them-children/5745393

In Pictures: Aftermath of Israel Strike on Gaza Building Used by Media Outlets
https://www.globalresearch.ca/pictures-aftermath-israel-strike-gaza-building-used-media-outlets/5745388

Israel Is Deliberately Obliterating Media Buildings in Gaza to Cover Up the War Crimes that Will Follow
https://www.globalresearch.ca/israel-deliberately-obliterating-media-buildings-gaza-cover-up-war-crimes-will-follow/5745372

Israel kills Gaza families in their homes on Nakba Day
https://countercurrents.org/2021/05/israel-kills-gaza-families-in-their-homes-on-nakba-day/

Israel Targeted Hamas ‘Metro’ Network With 100 Bombs In Response To Rocket Strike On Tel Aviv (Videos, Photos)
https://southfront.org/israel-targeted-hamas-metro-network-with-100-bombs-in-response-to-rocket-strike-on-tel-aviv-videos-photos/

The Criminalization of War: Gaza
https://www.globalresearch.ca/the-criminalization-of-war-gaza/5646786

Hidden Causes And Apparent Results Of Gaza Crisis
https://southfront.org/hidden-causes-and-apparent-results-of-gaza-crisis/

Israeli Military Claims It Foiled Drone Attack, Destroyed 20 Rocket Launchers In Gaza (Videos, Photos)
https://southfront.org/israeli-military-claims-it-foiled-drone-attack-destroyed-20-rocket-launchers-in-gaza-videos-photos/

The Invasion of Gaza: Part of a Broader Israeli Military-Intelligence Agenda
https://www.globalresearch.ca/the-invasion-of-gaza-operation-cast-lead-part-of-a-broader-israeli-military-intelligence-agenda/11606

Israel Bombs The Building That Houses AP, Al Jazeera etc In Gaza
https://countercurrents.org/2021/05/israel-bombs-the-building-that-houses-ap-al-jazeera-etc-in-gaza/

Israeli Army Knocks Down Another Tower In Gaza After Deadly Rocket Attack On Tel Aviv (Videos, Photos)
https://southfront.org/israeli-army-knocks-down-another-tower-in-gaza-after-deadly-rocket-attack-on-tel-aviv-videos-photos/

Gaza Split In U.S. Congress, But Who Cares?
https://southfront.org/gaza-split-in-u-s-congress-but-who-cares/

Hamas Suicide Drone, Mortars Targeted Israeli Kissufim Military Base Near Gaza (Videos, Photos)
https://southfront.org/hamas-suicide-drone-mortars-targeted-israeli-kissufim-military-base-near-gaza-videos-photos/

Israel is killing women and children in Gaza
https://countercurrents.org/2021/05/israel-is-killing-women-and-children-in-gaza/

Israeli Barbarism in Gaza
https://countercurrents.org/2021/05/israeli-barbarism-in-gaza/

Israeli Military Raises Gaza To The Ground. Another Tower Fell (Photos, Videos)
https://southfront.org/israeli-military-raises-gaza-to-the-ground-another-tower-fell-photos-videos/

Syria’s Players Try To Seize The Day Amid Global Gaza Distraction
https://southfront.org/syrias-players-try-to-seize-the-day-amid-global-gaza-distraction/

Selected Articles: “Gaza Will Burn”: Israel’s War Cabinet Approves Escalated Aggression on Gaza
https://www.globalresearch.ca/selected-articles-gaza-will-burn-israel-war-cabinet-approves-escalated-aggression-gaza/5745287

Gaza Conflict Spillover: Israeli Army Struck Syrian-Lebanese Border
https://southfront.org/gaza-conflict-spillover-israeli-army-struck-syrian-lebanese-border/

More than 100 killed as Israel intensifies Gaza onslaught
https://countercurrents.org/2021/05/more-than-100-killed-as-israel-intensifies-gaza-onslaught/

UN chief, Biden, Putin and China on Israel’s Gaza attack
https://countercurrents.org/2021/05/un-chief-biden-putin-and-china-on-israels-gaza-attack/

The Siege of Gaza and the Fight for Jerusalem
https://www.globalresearch.ca/siege-gaza-fight-jerusalem/5745200

“Gaza Will Burn”: Israel’s War Cabinet Approves Escalated Aggression on Gaza
https://www.globalresearch.ca/israel-war-cabinet-approves-escalated-aggression-gaza/5745190

Israel Initially Confirms, Then Denies Ground Troops Entered Gaza
https://southfront.org/israel-initially-confirms-then-denies-ground-troops-entered-gaza/

Palestinian Fighters Shelled Iron Dome Launcher, Radars East Of Gaza
https://southfront.org/palestinian-fighters-shelled-iron-dome-launcher-radars-east-of-gaza/

In Photos: Israeli Warplanes Drop US-Made Bombs On Gaza Strip
https://southfront.org/in-photos-israeli-warplanes-drop-us-made-bombs-on-gaza-strip/

No Quarter For Gaza: Netanyahu Rejects Hamas Ceasefire
https://southfront.org/no-quarter-for-gaza/

Biden Administration Reportedly Blocking UN Cease-Fire Statement as Israel Bombards Gaza
https://www.globalresearch.ca/biden-administration-reportedly-blocking-un-cease-fire-statement-israel-bombards-gaza/5745132

Israeli Army Hunted Down Three Hamas ATGM Squads In Gaza (Videos)
https://southfront.org/israeli-army-hunted-down-three-hamas-atgm-squads-in-gaza-videos/

Israeli media in hot water after state TV broadcasts ‘lynching’ of ‘Arab’ by Jewish mob
https://www.rt.com/news/523690-israel-palestine-conflict-tv-lynch/

IDF ‘approves’ plan for possible ground invasion into Gaza as Netanyahu reportedly rejects Hamas truce offer
https://www.rt.com/news/523677-israel-offensive-plan-gaza/

Israel Refuses Any Ceasefire Attempts By Hamas
https://southfront.org/israel-refuses-any-ceasefire-attempts-by-hamas/

‘Can’t even say Palestinians’: Gal Gadot takes heat after tweeting about cycle of violence between Israel & ‘neighbors’
https://www.rt.com/news/523666-gal-gadot-israel-gaza/

Chief Israeli rabbi calls for calm amid escalating street violence between Arabs and Jews (VIDEOS)
https://www.rt.com/news/523655-israel-rabbi-urges-calm-amid-violence/

Casualties Reported After Gaza Factions Fired More Than 150 Rockets In Response To Israeli Strikes (Videos, Photos)
https://southfront.org/casualties-reported-after-gaza-factions-fired-more-than-150-rockets-in-response-to-israeli-strikes-videos-photos/

Israel Took Down Another Tower In Gaza After Strikes On Its Naval Gas Platform (Videos)
https://southfront.org/israel-took-down-another-tower-in-gaza-after-strikes-on-its-naval-gas-platform-videos/

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