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Israeli drone conference features weapons used to kill Gaza's children

Being able to drop bombs on Palestinians makes the development of arms “more efficient,” says technology chief in Israeli military.

Israel jailed influential Palestinian writer "to remove him from society"

Patrick O. Strickland
al-Bireh
12 September 2014

Professor Ahmad Qatamesh spent almost nine years in Israeli prison without trial.

Israel kills human rights defenders and their families

Israel’s refusal to allow human rights organizations entry to Gaza reflects a pattern of disrespect for the work of human rights defenders.

Syria war refugees allowed in Jordan, except if they're Palestinian

Jordanian official admits demographics are behind discriminatory practices targeting Palestinians fleeing Syria.

Community leader, beloved grandfather shot dead by Israelis as he carried white flag

Rami Almeghari
Gaza Strip
7 August 2014

During the invasion of Khuzaa village, Israeli soldiers killed civilians as they tried to flee to safety.

As Israel bombs Gaza, it kills Palestinians in the West Bank too

Israel’s deadly violence has not been limited to the Gaza Strip this summer.

Israeli army summarily executed fleeing civilians in southern Gaza

A Human Rights Watch investigation reveals that Israel targeted civilians in Khuzaa as they were trying to flee.

Video: Palestinian woman risks life to rescue injured youth in Gaza

The incident occurred in Shujaiya, site of an Israeli massacre. Meanwhile, another video has emerged showing Israeli soldiers and mystics dancing as they adorn artillery shells with blessings.

US State Department blames Hamas for Israel's murder of Gaza children

“Hamas is putting their own people in Gaza at risk,” State Department spokesperson tells journalists who challenged US government position.

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