Gaza death toll now 88 ~ link ~
The Palestinian death toll has risen to 88 as Israel continues airstrikes on the third day of Operation Protective Edge. At least 18 children have been killed in the Gaza Strip since Tuesday, with a further 339 people injured, among them many civilians.
Palestine death toll rises to 76 in Israel-Palestine War ~ link ~
At least 76 Palestinians, most of them civilians, have been killed in Israel's Gaza offensive, Palestinian officials said on Thursday, and militants kept up rocket attacks on Tel Aviv and other cities in warfare showing no signs of ending soon.
Eight Palestinian family members, including five children, were killed in an early morning air strike that destroyed at least two homes in Khan Younis in southern Gaza, the Palestinian Health ministry said.
Netanyahu: Gaza ceasefire not on the agenda ~ link ~ No, but I bet you killing as many Arab men, women and children as you can get by with is...you bloody evil bastard!!! Stirling
Israel pounds Gaza with air raids ~ link ~ Also see ~ link ~ link ~
A spokesman for the Gazan health ministry told Palestinian media that no warning was given and that most of the dead were children. Ashraf al-Qidra said the total number of Palestinians killed over the past three days now stands at 77, with over 500 people injured in the tiny coastal strip. There have been no Israeli casualties from the hundreds of rockets that have been fired by militants in Gaza.
There are also claims that a missile was fired at a cafe in Khan Younis late on Wednesday night, where dozens were gathered to watch the World Cup game between Argentina and Holland – with six dead and 15 injured, according to AFP.
Iran urges international action to rein in Israel ~ link ~ This war was most likely started by a typical Israeli False Flag murder of three of its own teenagers. Every few years Israels arragnes another war to commit genocide against the Arabs and gets away with it. Stirling
3 Ukrainian Junta troops killed in clashes ~ link ~
Three Ukrainian army troops have been killed and 27 others wounded during the latest clashes between pro-Russia protesters and Kiev soldiers in the country’s east.
Ukrainian’s “anti-terrorist operation” said that one soldier was killed late on Wednesday as pro-Russians opened fire at a truck carrying soldiers near Lugansk.
In a separate incident, two soldiers were killed and six wounded when their armored vehicle was blown up by a landmine near Donetsk, it also said.
Germany expels top CIA official in Germany in spy row ~ link ~ link
Stench of decay surrounds UK politics ~ link ~ For sure, and this is all the more reason why it is likely that Scotland will vote for independence in September. Stirling
Raja the crying elephant has found a girlfriend and his first proper mean in decades ~ link ~ Good! Stirling