Israel Committing Genocide in Gaza
Five Palestinians were
killed in Israeli air strikes on northern and southern Gaza Wednesday
Earlier, five members of
the same family were killed as Israeli warplanes bombed the central of
Another air-strike in Rafah
killed Samia al-Arja, 65, and unidentified child later died from
injuries sustained in the strike.
In Beit Hanoun, twelve
Palestinians were killed in Israeli air-strikes on al-Nuseirat refugee
camp, al-Mughraqa village, and Beit Lahiya.
The total death in Gaza
jumped to 53, according to the Gaza Ministry of Health. Among the dead
people were six women and 12 children. Over 450 Palestinians have been
injured in two days of Israeli war crimes in Gaza.
Gaza health official
Ashraf Al-Kedra said Wednesday’s that Israeli air-strikes killed the
senior Islamic Jihad militant Hafiz Hamad in south Gaza, an 80-year-old
woman, the son, wife and neighbour were killed. Later Palestinians
reported that following an IDF attack on central Gaza Strip, a woman and
two children were killed.
Palestinian PresidentKhaled Mashaal, Palestinian Hamas
Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday accused Israel of committing “genocide” in
the Gaza Strip, where at least 43 Palestinians were killed in two days
of Israeli raids.
Abbas said during an emergency
meeting of the Palestinian leadership in Ramallah: “This is genocide –
the murder of entire families is genocide committed by Israel against
the Palestinian people,”
He added: “What is happening is a
war against the Palestinian people as a whole, and not against the
(militant) factions. We know that Israel is not defending itself, it is
defending settlements, its main project,”
Abass stated that his government
will move in several directions to stop the Israeli aggression and
spilling of Palestinian blood, including talking to Egyptian President
“Abdel Fattah al-Sisi” and UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon.
leader said n a press conference held today in Qatar that “the abduction
of the three teens in the West Bank is part of the Palestinian rage.
That was a starting point. We will fire on Haifa if occupation does not
Mashal said that the killing of
Muhammad Abu Khdeir who was burnt alive led to the current round of
fighting. Mashal called on the Palestinian Authority to stand shoulder
to shoulder alongside with the Palestinians in their fight against the