Israel Palestine madness intensifies
A Palestinian rescue worker carries the body of a child from the al-Dallu family into the hospital in Gaza City.(AFP Photo / Mohammed Abed)
A Palestinian mother describes the incessant fear of living under Israeli persecution
No parent — Israeli or Palestinian, Jewish or Muslim — should have to live with such fear. Violence and repression will not make anyone’s children safer.
Source: The New York Times
ABC corrects swapping Palestinian for Israeli suffering
ABC News has said it will correct an error it made on Tuesday's edition of "World News," when it mischaracterized a picture of a Palestinian family dealing with the aftermath of an Israeli strike as an Israeli family coping from a Palestinian strike.
Source: The Huffington Post
How an Israeli search for 3 missing teenagers became a crackdown on the West Bank
Over a three-week rescue mission to find the three Israeli teenagers, more than 700 Palestinians were arrested, with more than 400 still being held, according to Palestinian prisoner’s rights organization Addameer. Many are being held in administrative detention, an Israeli practice that holds prisoners without charge or trial set, but renewable amounts of time.
Source: Vanity Fair
The US State Department seeks to distance itself from any criticism the Obama administration may make of Israel
Conflicting messages from the Obama administration to Israel are prompting concerns that the White House may not have a coherent strategy in place as the crisis in the Middle East escalates, according to former U.S. and Israeli officials.
Source: The Washington Free Beacon