A Palestinian woman cries with her children after evacuating their apartment following a warning strike on their building by the Israeli military to alert Palestinians of an impending airstrike, July 30, At least 14 rockets are fired from Gaza after early morning, severely damaging a house in Sderot, Israeli media reports. Targets included Fadila mosque in Rafah and a Hamas-run school in the southern border region. New enemies, new friends and a really weird video Can tea towels cause food poisoning? Israel's bombardment continues for a 19th day, with overnight air raids on 60 targets, including 35 weapons-smuggling tunnels on the border with Egypt and an unknown number of rocket-launching sites. Hamas terrorists choose not to expose themselves by firing these weapons from open areas.
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These numbers came from Palestinian sources. Hamas imposed its will and even imprisoned some of those who were firing rockets. Maxwell Gaylord, the UN humanitarian co-ordinator in Jerusalem, said that the Israeli Defense Force mortars fell in the street near the compound, and not on the compound itself. The Arab states league expressed Saturday concern over the increasingly deteriorating humanitarian conditions in the Gaza Strip amidst the Israeli closure and lack of essential living items including food and fuel. Reports of an Israeli air raid on the main crossing point between the Gaza Strip and Egypt. In fact, since he is not in Gaza , he is not likely to have interviewed anyone and has no way to check information that is being presented to viewers as his story rather than propaganda he is repeating. The group's rockets land on playgrounds, apartment buildings, public parks, schools and private homes.
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Since militants blew up the wall at Rafah, the border has been transformed into a giant open-air market, selling everything from goats to full size refrigerators. Industrial production fell by 3. Humans are making wildlife more nocturnal By Joanna Khan Humans have been displacing wildlife since, well, forever — and according to a new study, we're leaving some mammals no choice but to adjust their daily schedules and seek refuge in the night. A mosque described by Israeli security officials as a "terror hub" used to stockpile weapons, was destroyed. The intefadeh has made the Gaza Strip the target for attacks by Israeli forces, which in turn fuels more terrorist attacks on Israelis. Israel ready for 'weeks of action' 29 Dec Witnesses also report Israeli troops in the Zeitoun area, and that the main north-south road is blocked.
Friday afternoon, dozens of residents of Shabateen village , north west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah marched to the construction site of the Separation Wall on their farm lands. If journalists are not careful in their reporting of the situation in Gaza they will be later castigated by their colleagues, as was the case after the last Lebanon War. No country would show the degree of restraint that Israel exhibited as its cities were rocketed. It is hard to argue that Israel has benefited from any limits placed on journalists as the story coming from Gaza has been largely told from the Palestinian point of view, with no pictures of Hamas terrorists or rocket crews but a steady stream of images of suffering and injured Palestinians. The photo disgusted President Reagan and was one reason he subsequently called for Israel to halt its attacks.