Hamas Hits Shifa Hospital with Rocket, Blames Israel

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This is according to an IDF investigation. The article from the Jerusalem Post: Palestinian media reported that 10 people were killed and several injured, including children, in an explosion near Shifa Hospital in Gaza City on Monday afternoon. The IDF confirmed that the hospital had been struck by a failed Gazan rocket, not by an…

President Obama calls for unconditional ceasefire between Israel and Hamas

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President Obama called Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday and said that there must be “immediate, unconditional humanitarian ceasefire” between Israel and Hamas. Here is the readout of the conversation between Obama and Netanyahu: President Obama and Prime Minister Netanyahu spoke again today by phone about the situation in Gaza. The President underscored the United…

Guatemala’s president: $2 billion ought to help border crisis

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By Marianela Toledo | Watchdog.org MIAMI — Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina says $2 billion in federal aid and other U.S. investment in Central America could help end the flood of migrants across the U.S. southern border. But it’s a fool’s game, says the leader of a charity serving immigrants from Honduras. “I think giving…

U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers: Iran arming Hezbollah and Hamas

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U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers (R-MI) stated on Sunday that Iran is using the assets unfrozen by the Obama administration to arm Hezbollah and Hamas. “Iran is publicly, in their own newspapers, touting the fact that they are helping to militarize Hamas in the Gaza Strip. They’re supporting Hezbollah in the fight in Syria and supplying Hamas…

Malaysian Flight 17 and the Apathy of the West

An armed pro-Russian separatist stands at a site of a Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777 plane crash in the settlement of Grabovo in the Donetsk region, July 17, 2014. (Reuters/Maxim Zmeyev)

Last week the world was in shock as a Malaysian passenger plane caring 298 people from the Netherlands to Malaysia was shot down by a missile in the conflicted area of Ukraine. Unlike the missing Malaysian plane only four months ago, news of exactly what had happened was quick to reach the world. A week…

U.S. Embassy in Libya evacuated

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The U.S. Embassy in Libya was evacuated on Saturday due to the ongoing violence in the city. Around 150 personnel, including 80 U.S. Marines were transported across the border into Tunisia early in the morning. “At the request of the Department of State, the U.S. military assisted in the relocation of personnel from the U.S.…

Hamas Breaks Newest Ceasefire

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Fox News is reporting that Hamas has broken yet another ceasefire with Israel, hot on the heels of numerous reports that Hamas had rejected a new extension: BREAKING: Hamas spokesperson says no to a 4-hour extension of the ceasefire. http://t.co/tl3IHJLtBm — CNN (@CNN) July 26, 2014 AP says Hamas rejects extended ceasefire. Just heard a…