Besieged War-Torn Gaza Experiencing Saddest Eid Since 1967

July 29, 2014

Besieged war-torn Gaza, experiencing the saddest Eid since 1967by Yousef Alhelou Twenty two days on, all efforts to reach a ceasefire have failed so far as Israel continues its all-out military offensive on besieged Gaza, claiming more civilian lives. The swing massacre shook and saddened humanity worldwide when ten children were killed in an attack…

Gaza Baker Risks Life Amid War to Provide Bread

July 28, 2014

GAZA CITY — Salamah Al-Yazji is busy in the best of times. But these days, the baker bakes bread non-stop — sometimes under heavy bombardment — to serve his neighborhood and make sure that those who were breaking the Ramadan fast at sunset had something to eat. "We work 24 hours, three shifts because three…

No Safe Place in Gaza: How Silence Encouraged a Genocide

July 25, 2014

  By Yousef Al-Helou As the Israeli military offensive on Gaza entered its third week, there's been more horrific mass killings committed because of indiscriminate Israeli tank shelling and bombardment throughout the besieged Gaza Strip. After the massacres in Shujaeyyah and Khoza, now the supposedly safe United Nations-run schools have also become targets. A school…

Is Israeli Public Opinion Turning after 700 Palestinian Deaths?

July 23, 2014

Israel-based TRNN correspondent Lia Tarachansky reports on the mood in Israel in the wake of a rising Palestinian death toll

Israeli Human Rights Spokesperson: Attacks on Civilians Unjustifiable

July 22, 2014

B’Tselem spokesperson Sarit Michaeli says although Hamas has violated international law by firing on Israeli civilians, this does not give Israel license to kill Gazan civilians

Lack of International Pressure Permits Endless Assault on Gaza

July 21, 2014

Vijay Prashad says that without international pressure, Israel will not be held accountable for the crimes it commits against the Palestinians

“We Are Going through Hell” – Report from Gaza

July 21, 2014

On the 14th day of Operation Protective Edge, Gazan blogger Nalan al- Sarraj and TRNN Correspondent Yousef al-Helou discuss how Palestinians are responding to the massacre in Shujaiyeh, as well as the widespread support for the resistance against the siege

“Evacuate to Where?” – Report from Gaza and Israel

July 18, 2014

Gaza-based blogger Nalan al Sarraj and TRNN’s Lia Tarachansky report on the mood of the people in Gaza and Israel as Israeli ground troops join the attack

Occupation of Palestinian Territories Likely to Intensify in Coming Months

July 16, 2014

Jeff Halper says that the Israeli public does not generally put the cycles of violence with Gaza and the West Bank in the context of decades-long military occupation, and that this leads to support for further domination of the Palestinians