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« Reply #240 on: 14:10:07, 25/03/24 »
Oh dear, seems like the Russians take exception to their people being slaughtered, how islamophobic of them, those jihadis seem a bit the worse for wear after being roughed up a bit by the security service, oh well never mind at least they'll get their 72 virgins when they get to 'paradise', although I shudder to think what their idea of that is.

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« Reply #241 on: 17:36:59, 25/03/24 »
Isn't it wonderful to see a government sticking up for its people and treating it's enemies in the way they richly deserve?


Thank God for Russia and President Putin.

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« Reply #242 on: 10:01:53, 26/03/24 »
Isn't it wonderful to see a government sticking up for its people and treating it's enemies in the way they richly deserve?


Thank God for Russia and President Putin.


Hopefully we'll eventually get just and strong leadership,  O0
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« Reply #243 on: 10:02:18, 26/03/24 »


https://www.bbc.co.uk/ Hamas leader to visit Tehran today.


https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/live/world-middle-east-68663340


Israel accuses Hamas of 'delusional' ceasefire demands

Israel has accused Hamas of proposing "delusional" demands in ongoing negotiations over a ceasefire in Gaza.
The office for Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in a statement that Hamas had rejected any compromise on its demands.
“Israel will not surrender to Hamas’ delusional demands and will continue to act to achieve all the goals of the war: releasing all the hostages, destroying Hamas’ military and governing capabilities and ensuring that Gaza will never again be a threat to Israel," it said.

Hours after a UN Security Council resolution calling for an immediate ceasefire and the release of Israeli hostages was passed on Monday, Hamas said it would stick to its original demands for a more permanent ceasefire, which include the withdrawal of Israeli troops from Gaza and a return of displaced Palestinians.




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« Reply #244 on: 11:24:20, 26/03/24 »
Isn't it wonderful to see a government sticking up for its people and treating it's enemies in the way they richly deserve?


Thank God for Russia and President Putin.
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This country would have given them 20 years inside and a council house when they got out

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« Reply #245 on: 13:53:42, 26/03/24 »
At last,  the UK have air-dropped lifesaving supplies on Gaza,  why so long history can demand.
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« Reply #246 on: 08:45:49, 28/03/24 »
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news


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WEAPONS OF WAR.




By Jeremy Bowen
BBC international editor, Jerusalem


After months of warnings, a recent UN-backed report offered hard statistical evidence that the humanitarian catastrophe in Gaza is turning into a manmade famine.

It has increased the pressure on Israel to fulfil its legal responsibilities to protect Palestinian civilians, and to allow adequate supplies of humanitarian aid to reach the people who need it.

The UN's most senior human rights official, Volker Türk, said in a BBC interview that Israel bore significant blame, and that there was a "plausible" case that Israel was using starvation as a weapon of war in Gaza.

Mr Türk, who is the UN high commissioner for human rights, said that if intent was proven, that would amount to a war crime.

Israel's economy minister, Nir Barkat, a senior politician in Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud party, dismissed Mr Türk's warnings as "total nonsense - a totally irresponsible thing to say".

Like his cabinet colleagues, Mr Barkat insisted that Israel was letting in all the aid offered by the US and the rest of the world. Israel says the UN fails to distribute whatever is left once Hamas has helped itself.

But a long line of lorries fully loaded with aid supplies desperately needed in the Gaza Strip is backing up on the Egyptian side of the border with Rafah. They can only enter Gaza through Israel, after a complex and bureaucratic series of checks.

The absence of adequate supplies has forced Jordan, and now other countries including the US and UK, to drop aid from the air - the least effective way to deliver humanitarian supplies.

Palestinians on the ground fighting to secure a share have drowned as they try to swim to pallets that have landed in the sea, or have been crushed when parachutes fail.
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« Reply #247 on: 14:34:59, 28/03/24 »
Israel,the West is kept in the dark in all aspects of this war,there are only Arab reporters.
IDF likely to cover over mistakes and crimes,just as Hamas do.
Also having read and heard defenders of the Jews,I must say not all are friendly to the UK.
Thats based on the early days of the Nation being founded.
Politicians and nappies must be changed often,and for the same reason

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« Reply #248 on: 10:03:16, 30/03/24 »
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news


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One thousand miles east of Gaza, large blocks of aid are being loaded on to a US military transport plane, its crew silhouetted by the morning sun glancing over the desert landscape around Qatar's al-Udeid airbase.

They push 80 crates into the plane's cavernous interior, each canvas-wrapped block strapped to a cardboard pallet and topped with a parachute.

Feeding Gaza is now a complex, risky, multi-national operation. The RAF carried out its first two aid flights this week. France, Germany, Jordan, Egypt and the UAE have also been taking part.

This was the 18th mission flown by US forces. Dropping 40,000 ready-prepared meals into the tiny, besieged war-zone requires them to make a six-hour round trip from Doha.

It is more expensive and less efficient than other ways of delivering aid and it is also harder to control.

Earlier this week, 12 people are thought to have drowned while trying to retrieve aid parcels that fell into the sea. Another six were reportedly crushed in the stampede to reach it.

"We're very aware of all the news, and we're trying to limit casualties," said Maj Boone, the mission commander, standing beneath a large American flag at the entrance to the cockpit.

"[We're doing] literally everything we can. We use a chute that falls at a slower rate to give Gazans more time to see the parachute and get out of the way.


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« Reply #249 on: 10:06:14, 30/03/24 »
Praise be.
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« Reply #250 on: 23:37:59, 30/03/24 »
At last,  the UK have air-dropped lifesaving supplies on Gaza,  why so long history can demand.


Might have something to do with the fact that it will be used to feed the so-called "fighters" of Hamas, if you can dignify child murderers and rapists with that word. All of the the aid convoys that have crossed into Gaza up until now have been ambushed for that very purpose.

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« Reply #251 on: 11:46:22, 31/03/24 »
There will be photos and videos,  unfortunately some supplies will be intercepted but the civilians will outnumber them and they will have to drop their 'cover' to get the food etc.

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« Reply #252 on: 09:31:16, 01/04/24 »
https://www.bbc.co.uk/


Gaza hospital in ruins.   photo


Israel's military says it has pulled out of al-Shifa hospital in Gaza City after a two-week military operation that has destroyed much of the hospital complex.

According to the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), troops "killed terrorists" and found "numerous weapons and intelligence documents" in the area.

The raid happened after Israel said it had intelligence indicating Hamas was using the hospital as a base to launch attacks.

Hamas denies using medical sites to carry out military operations.

Heavy fighting has been reported around the hospital, the largest in Gaza, in recent weeks.

In a statement following Monday's withdrawal, the IDF said troops had "completed precise operational activity in the area of the Shifa Hospital and exited the area".

"The troops killed terrorists in close-quarter encounters, located numerous weapons and intelligence documents throughout the hospital, while preventing harm to civilians, patients and medical teams."

Earlier, Palestinian media reports said dozens of bodies were found in the vicinity of the complex, citing witnesses and the Hamas-run health ministry.

The BBC has not verified those reports. But the World Health Organization (WHO) has said 21 patients have died in al-Shifa in the past two weeks, while Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said more than 200 "terrorists" were killed.


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« Reply #253 on: 09:22:43, 02/04/24 »

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world



Watch: Video shows World Central Kitchen vehicles destroyed in Gaza air strike.




By Kathryn Armstrong, Emily Atkinson & Rushdi Abualouf
BBC News


nternational food charity World Central Kitchen (WCK) is suspending its operations in Gaza following the death of seven of its workers in an Israeli air strike.

The charity said those killed were part of an aid convoy that was leaving a warehouse in central Gaza.

The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said it was conducting a "thorough review" into the incident.

Gaza's Hamas-run media office also blamed Israel.

WCK is one of the main suppliers of desperately needed aid to Gaza.

According to the charity, the aid convoy was hit while leaving the Deir al-Balah warehouse, "where the team had unloaded more than 100 tons of humanitarian food aid brought to Gaza on the maritime route."

The charity said it had coordinated the convoy's movements with the IDF when it was hit.

A Palestinian medical source told the BBC the workers had been wearing bullet-proof vests bearing the WCK logo.

The IDF on Tuesday said it was conducting a thorough review at the highest level to understand the circumstances of the "tragic incident".

"The IDF makes extensive efforts to enable the safe delivery of humanitarian aid, and has been working closely with WCK in their vital efforts to provide food and humanitarian aid to the people of Gaza," it added.

According to WCK, the workers who died were Australian, Polish, British, Palestinian and a dual US-Canadian citizen.

"I am heartbroken and appalled that we - World Central Kitchen and the world - lost beautiful lives today because of a targeted attack by the IDF," the charity's CEO Erin Gore said in a statement.

"The love they had for feeding people, the determination they embodied to show that humanity rises above all, and the impact they made in countless lives will forever be remembered and cherished".

According to Cogat, the Israeli defence ministry body in charge of co-ordinating aid deliveries to Gaza, the charity is responsible for 60% of the non-governmental aid getting into Gaza.
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« Reply #254 on: 10:22:57, 03/04/24 »


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The family of James Kirby - one of the three British nationals killed in the Israeli air strike in Gaza - have paid tribute to him:
Quote Message: Despite the risks, his compassionate nature drove him to offer assistance to those in dire need. A genuine gentleman, James was always willing to lend a helping hand to anyone, even in the face of senseless violence. James lost his life trying to save others, he will never know what a void he has left, our family will never be the same.
Despite the risks, his compassionate nature drove him to offer assistance to those in dire need. A genuine gentleman, James was always willing to lend a helping hand to anyone, even in the face of senseless violence. James lost his life trying to save others, he will never know what a void he has left, our family will never be the same.

They say they are "incredibly proud of who James was and what he achieved.
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