TV News LIES

Tuesday, Jun 27th

Last update05:20:13 AM GMT

You are here News International Israeli airstrikes hit civilian buildings in Gaza

Israeli airstrikes hit civilian buildings in Gaza

E-mail Print PDF

Gazan children killedAn Israeli missile flattened a two-story house in a residential neighborhood of Gaza City on Sunday, killing at least 11 civilians, mostly women and children, Palestinian medical officials said, as Israel expanded a military offensive to target homes of wanted militants.

The attack, which Israel said targeted a militant, was the single deadliest incident of the five-day-old Israeli operation and hiked a toll Sunday that was already the highest number of civilians killed in one day, according to Gaza medics. The bloodshed is likely to raise international pressure for a cease-fire, with Egypt taking the leading role in mediating between Israel and Hamas.

President Barack Obama said he had been in touch with the leaders of Israel, Egypt, and Turkey in an effort to halt the fighting. "We're going to have to see what kind of progress we can make in the next 24, 36, 48 hours," he said.

Obama cautioned against a potential Israeli ground invasion into Gaza, warning it could only deepen its death toll. At the same time, he blamed Palestinian militants for starting the round of fighting by raining rockets onto Israel, and he defended Israel's right to defend itself.

TVNL Comment: Imagine if the primitive rockets from Gaza had killed 11 women and children in Israel.  The entire western world would rise up in outrage and condemnation.  But Arab life is seen as cheaper than Israeli lfe, somehow.  Wonder why.

More...


Most Recent Related Stories...


Russia's ambassador to leave post in U.S.

Kislyak leaving Ambassador voteSergey Kislyak, Russia's ambassador to the United States and a key figure in the alleged meddling...

Scores killed in tanker fire near Bahawalpur

Tanker fire kills at least 146At least 146 people have been burnt alive and dozens of others injured after a fuel...

Israel Nixes Plan for Mixed-Gender Prayer Spaces at Western Wall

Mixed gender prayer at Western Wall nixedIsrael's government formally suspended plans on Sunday for a mixed-gender prayer space at Jerusalem's Western Wall,...

Cyberattack Hits U.K. Parliament, Limits MPs' Email Access

UK Parliament hit with cyber attackA cyberattack disabled some of the U.K. Parliament’s communications on Saturday, disrupting the ability of lawmakers...
 
America's # 1 Enemy
Tee Shirt
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
TVNL Tee Shirt
 
TVNL TOTE BAG
Conserve our Planet
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
Get your 9/11 & Media
Deception Dollars
& Help Support TvNewsLIES.org!
 
The Loaded Deck
The First & the Best!
The Media & Bush Admin Exposed!