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For Second Time, Rockets Found At UN School In Gaza

 

 

 

Hamas Rockets UN School

 

 

” For the second time in less than a week, rockets have been found in a school in Gaza operated by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency, the body said.

“Today, in the course of the regular inspection of its premises, UNRWA discovered rockets hidden in a vacant school in the Gaza Strip,” the organization said in a statement issued Tuesday. “As soon as the rockets were discovered, UNRWA staff were withdrawn from the premises, and so we are unable to confirm the precise number of rockets. The school is situated between two other UNRWA schools that currently each accommodate 1,500 internally displaced persons.

As it did the last time around when missiles were found in a school it operates, UNRWA said it “strongly and unequivocally condemns the group or groups responsible for this flagrant violation of the inviolability of its premises under international law.” “

 

Times Of Israel

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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” IDF forces recently identified two Palestinian terrorists using an ambulance to travel within Gaza. On a daily basis, Hamas uses ambulances, houses and other civilian infrastructure to protect its terrorists.

For more from the IDF:
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http://twitter.com/idfspokesperson/
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Donkey Suicide Bomb Stopped By Israeli Troops In Gaza

 

 

 

 

” Hamas militants sent a donkey laden with explosives on a suicide mission in one of the most unconventional tactics yet seen in the fighting in Gaza, the Israeli army has said.

  Troops said they were forced to open fire on the animal – blowing it up – as it approached their position in the southern city of Rafah, near the Egyptian border.

  The Israeli army had received prior intelligence that militants were going to try to use animals to carry out attacks, according to a press release on the Israeli Defence Forces website.

  Israeli military officials say Friday night’s incident was a variant of what they say is Hamas’ tactic of using “human shields” to carry out “terrorist” activity.

” They used this donkey as a human shield, or an animal shield, if you like,” said Major Arye Shalicar, an army spokesman. “Anything, an animal or an international building, that can help make use of innocent people or international [citizens], they will use it. We see it time and again.” “

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

20 Missiles Found In UN-Run School In Gaza

 

 

 

” Some 20 rockets were found Wednesday in a school in Gaza operated by the United Nations Relief and Works Agency, the organization confirmed Thursday.

  The weapons were found in “the course of the regular inspection of its premises,” UNRWA said in a statement, adding that the school was vacant.

“UNRWA strongly condemns the group or groups responsible for placing the weapons in one of its installations. This is a flagrant violation of the inviolability of its premises under international law,” the statement read.

  The discovery would seem to confirm Israel’s oft-repeated claim that Hamas and other Gazan terror groups use civilian infrastructure to hide weapons.”

 

 

As if any confirmation were needed to know the terrorist Palestinians hide behind women and children …

Times Of Israel

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

VIDEO: Security Cameras Allegedly Record IAF Strike On Gaza Terrorists

 

 

 

 

 

 

” Footage in an unverified YouTube video published on Saturday shows a blast in a vehicle traveling on a road in a coastal region.

  According to Palestinian radio station Bian, the video depicts an Israeli strike targeting Popular Resistance Committees members Usama Hasumi and Muhammad Fasiah.

  On Friday, the IDF named the two as casualties in an IAF strike carried out in northern Gaza.

  The military said Hasumi and Fasiah were involved in rocket attacks on Israel in recent weeks and had been planning more attacks on Israeli citizens. “

 

Jerusalem Post

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SHOCKER From ARABIC MEDIA

 

 

 

” Below is a summary of the video in Arabic that reveals an agreement made between Barack Hussein Obama and Mohamed Morsi’s Muslim Brotherhood to give 40% of Sinai to Hamas in exchange for $8 billion allegedly already paid to Morsi/Muslim Brotherhood by Obama.

No wonder Obama is asking the Egyptian Army to release Morsi: the-muslim-in-chief-obama-asks-egyptian-leaders-to-release-his-bff-mohamed-morsi

 

 

Read the whole thing at BareNakedIslam

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A DISTURBING PEEK INSIDE HAMAS’ SUMMER CAMPS FOR CHILDREN

 

 

” Ever wonder what a children’s summer camp organized by a designated terrorist organization would look like?

If you guessed the kids be chanting about the destruction of Israel while holding toy guns, you’d seemingly be right.

Video posted by the Israel Defense Forces titled “Hamas Summer Camp Brainwashes Gaza Children to Hate” appears to show the children chanting things like, “We are the generation of the upcoming victory! We will never recognize Israel!”

Gaza Rockets Slam Southern Israel During Obama Visit

Abbas: We condemn all violence against civilians.

 

 

Sure Mahmoud … want to buy a bridge ?

 

 

 

 

 

” Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon has ordered the closure of the Kerem Shalom border crossing between Israel and Gaza, after two rockets fired from the  Strip exploded in the southern Israeli town of Sderot early Thursday. The rockets were fired as U.S. President Barack Obama was beginning the second day of his first visit to the country as president. The rockets exploded near the border with the Gaza Strip,  causing damage to one house. No casualties were reported.

A second rocket exploded in an open area in Sderot. Two other rocket launches were detected by the IDF, but landed in Gaza.”

 

 

THE TEN PLAGUES: HOW OBAMA DAMAGED RELATIONS WITH ISRAEL

 

 

 

 

” President Barack Obama heads to Israel today to fulfill a campaign promise from 2012, as Israelis prepare for Monday’s Passover holiday. Though the White House is lowering expectations of the visit, there are signs it may help to repair a relationship that has suffered over the past four years. In the spirit of the Exodus story, here are the “Ten Plagues” that Obama brought to U.S.-Israel relations, in rough chronological order.

 

1. A weak U.S. approach to the Iranian regime and its nuclear program. When he took office in 2009, Obama had committed to meeting with Iranian leaders “without preconditions”–even though the regime’s genocidal aims toward Israel were clear. The Obama administration dragged its feet on sanctions, failed to support Iran’s democratic uprising, and frustrated both Israel and U.S. allies in Europe with its timid approach.”

 

 

Illustration by Nate Beeler

 

 

 

 

 

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I Think We All Know The Answer To That,

 

 

Given The Palestinian’s Stated Goal Of Driving Israel Into The Sea 

 

 

Max Boot :

 

” And how did the actual combatants–Israel and Hamas–fare? Normally war is seen as a zero-sum game: one side loses, the other side wins. This is a relatively rare case where both sides may be said to have won. Assuming that the truce holds, Israel won at least a temporary cessation of rocket attacks on its soil. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu now faces the voters having been seen to adroitly walk the tightrope between too little a response and too much of a response to Hamas’s terror–too little would have been avoiding military action altogether, too much would have been (at least in the eyes of many Israelis) ordering a ground attack into Gaza. “

More Of The Fruits Of Our ” Smart Diplomacy “

 

 

” With all the fighting going on, sometimes it’s important to take a step back and look behind the scenes.  One of the most curious aspects about this current conflict between the Israelis and Palestinians is the fact that Hamas has been able to acquire highly sophisticated rockets.  In earlier conflicts, these rockets were never able to penetrate as deeply into the Israeli countryside …but in this case, Hamas has been able to strike Tel Aviv and Jerusalem with telling consistency.  The Washington Free Beacon reports:

The Israeli Defense Forces’ (IDF) principal objective in Gaza is to rid Palestinian terrorists of sophisticated Iranian-produced rockets that are capable of striking deep into Israel’s heartland, including Jerusalem and Tel Aviv. “

Hamas “Blesses” Terror Attack On Tel Aviv Bus, Celebratory Gunfire Heard Throughout Gaza…

 

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 ” Hamas praised the terrorist bombing of a bus in Tel Aviv Wednesday afternoon, but stopped short of claiming responsibility.

“Hamas blesses the attack in Tel Aviv and sees it as a natural response to the Israeli massacres…in Gaza,” Hamas spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri told Reuters. “Palestinian factions will resort to all means in order to protect our Palestinian civilians in the absence of a world effort to stop the Israeli aggression.” “

… OBAMA REVERSES HIMSELF ON ISRAEL

 

 

Right To Self-Defense ? What’s That ?

Palestinian Authority Terrorist Group Carries Out Tel Aviv Bus Bombing

 

 

 ” It has been a while since the last suicide bomber blew up on a bus and it will still be a while longer. The Palestinian Authority ‘s Al Aqsa Martyrs Brigadeappears to have carried out a conventional terrorist attack on a Tel Aviv bus. This is harder to do than a suicide bombing because Israelis know to report any suspicious packages just left around. The bomb was also likely lighter than usual because so far we have 23 wounded, but none killed. That may also change.

With the exchanges of rockets and bombs, many people have forgotten how terrorists prefer to do kill civilians. And while Israel has effectively shut down Hamas’ access to Israel, it hasn’t isolated the West Bank nearly as well as it has Gaza. “

 

Cue The Moral Equivalence 

Hamas Fires Rocket From Hospital And Blows Up Bus

 

Two journalists have confirmed that Palestinians have fired a long-range rocket at Israel from next to Al Shifa hospital in Gaza.  Neither journalist, of course, made it the headline, it was just mentioned in passing.  The first was Jodi Rudgren of The New York Times who, in writing a lengthy article about Palestinians suffering at the hospital, noted in passing:

 

 

 ” Hamas and other Palestianian militants hide behind civilians and deliberately attack civilians with great joy.  Yet Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan, who dreams of being leader of the Muslim world, calls Israel a “terrorist state.”  That shows why Israel cannot bow to the mostly demonic “international community.” “

 

 

Illustration By Cox And Forkum

Finally . A Reporter Shows Some Spine

 ” Associated Press reporter Matt Lee pressed State Department spokeswoman Victoria Nuland at Monday’s briefing to comment on Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s assertion that “Israel is a terrorist state” and is carrying out a “massacre of children” in Gaza. “

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 “We are living in a new world, in which common citizens can distribute information to millions. Terrorists know it. And it’s changing the very nature of war.”

Did The Qatari Emir Betray Hamas With Gifts And Tracking Devices?

 

” Like many militants in the Gaza strip Ahmad Al Jabari was rarely seen and he did not like to be photographed, when he personally escorted abducted Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit to freedom as part of a prisoner exchange, it was a rare look at the senior commander in the Hamas organization.

However now according to sources speaking to the Fars News Agency, speculation is that the Qatari emir may have tipped Israeli intelligence off to the locations of several Hamas officials.”

 ISRAEL OKAYS MOBILIZING UP TO 75,000 TROOPS

Israel apparently prepares for a ground invasion of Gaza

Tanks and troops are massing on Israel’s border with Gaza, and on Friday evening, Israel’s cabinet authorized mobilization of up to 75,000 reservists, up from just 16,000 authorized the day before, with 30,000 already reporting for duty in their home districts. These moves are reactions to long-range rockets from Gaza reaching as far as Jerusalem, though without yet creating damage or casualties. But the vulnerability of Tel Aviv and Jerusalem to rocket attacks from Gaza is causing Israel to get panicky.

Recall that in 2006, Israel went to war with Hizbollah in Lebanon, within four hours of the capture of two Israeli soldier, with no plan, and no objective, resulting in total chaos.”

Gaza-Based Hamas Rockets Strike Tel Aviv

Rockets Fired from Egypt Hit Israel

 

 

 

” Two major Israeli newspapers are reporting that rockets fired from Egypt have hit Israel.

“Terrorists in the Sinai Peninsula launched rockets into Israel Friday night,” reports the Jerusalem Post. “The rockets fell near an Israeli village on the southern border, causing some damage, but no injuries.”

The Israeli daily Haaretz reports, “Rockets fired from direction of Egypt toward Eshkol Regional Council.”

It appears no damage was reported in connection with the rocket fire from Egypt. Earlier today, the Egyptian prime minister visited Gaza to express solidarity with the Palestinians there. “

 

 

 

 

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