Posts Tagged ‘besieged’

Till now, 500 urgent surgeries cancelled in besieged Gaza

Ministry of Health in Gaza Strip said on Wednesday that 500 urgent surgeries had been delayed in Gaza after hygiene services stopped in all Gaza hospitals. In a press statement, Spokesman for the Ministry of Health in Gaza Strip, Ashraf Qedra, said that the reason for the suspension of hygiene services was the lack of […]

A cultural oasis in the besieged Gaza Strip: Support the ‘Edward Said Public Library’

Those of us denouncing the decade-long siege on the Gaza Strip can help alleviate its impact, even as we continue to organize to bring an end to it.  One way we can do this is by supporting the Edward Said Public Library, an oasis of escape, creativity, and cheerfulness in an otherwise gloomy environment. The […]

Only in death are Palestinians allowed to re-enter besieged Yarmouk camp in Syria

Palestinian refugees – Syria Burying the dead in Syria’s Yarmouk camp Al Jazeera 4 Nov by Tom Rollins — Yarmouk camp remains open to the dead and closed to the living. This is the ironic reality in the southern Damascus camp for Palestinian refugees, which has been under partial or total siege since late 2012, […]

Pesspotimistic reflections from besieged Gaza

One cannot understand the deadly, medieval siege imposed on Gaza apart from Israel’s settler-colonialism in Palestine. The horror inflicted on Gaza is, in fact, rooted in the political fragmentation caused by Apartheid Israel, reinforced by the Oslo authority, and sparked by factional struggles over access to power in a Bantustan turned into a concentration camp. The rationale […]

Video: Syrian Army Advances Deep Inside Deir Ezzor Province Besieged by ISIS

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From Greece, message in bottle reaches besieged Gaza

A message in bottle travelled about 500 miles across Mediterranean Sea to reach hands of Palestinian fisherman as first ever mail he had. “Hello! Thank you for picking up this bottle!” began the letter in neat black handwriting. “We are currently on holiday in Rhodes and would love to know how far this bottle got […]

SYRIA: Exclusive Footage Filmed by RT from Inside ISIS-Besieged Deir ez-Zor

21st Century Wire says… The net is closing in on ISIS at the key strategic point on Deir-ez-Zor. When ISIS is defeated there, it will be nearly trapped in its stronghold of Raqqa. Aside from bringing an end to the 4 year ordeal and horrendous suffering of its residents, the liberation of Deir ez-Zor would […]

RT obtains footage from inside ISIS-besieged Deir ez-Zor in Syria

Ever since the jihadists encircled the city in July 2014, suffering residents have managed to adapt, enduring the wretched living conditions. Syrian forces take 3 more towns en route to Deir ez-Zor in first airborne operation – Russian MoD “We’re simply not living. We live like dogs here,” one of the locals told an RT […]

WFP trucks can now reach besieged Syrian town of Qamishli by road

nsnbc : The United Nations World Food program (WFP) announced that the first convoy of three trucks reached Qamishli in Syria’s northeastern Hasaka governorate. […]

US troops near jihadist-besieged Philippines city ‘not fighting militants’ (PHOTOS)

Philippine military general Brigadier General Restituto Padilla said in a news conference on Wednesday that the US troops are operating in a support role and are not involved in fighting the militants. READ MORE: Duterte claims ‘never approached’ US for help in battle against Islamist militants (PHOTOS, VIDEO) “There are some US personnel who are […]

‘We lost everything’: Civilians fleeing ISIS-besieged Philippines city talk to RT

RT’s Charlotte Dubenskij visited an evacuation center near Marawi where hundreds of people live after being displaced. READ MORE: Duterte offers to hire Muslim separatists, Maoists as ‘soldiers’ to fight ISIS-linked militants “It’s very hard for us to cry because we lost everything, like our house was burnt and everything was lost. We don’t have clothes, […]


Ziad Fadel It stands to reason that the town of Teebat Al-Imaam would be liberated after Sooraan was relieved of its terrorist burden. Forces are now gathering in the area of Mahardaa for the push on Hilfaayaa. The SAA is still trying to get the terrorists to leave the area for Idlib, but, without […]

Activist Calls for Task Force against Pedophilia in Malaysia

nsnbc : Malaysian social activist Tan Sri Lee Lam Thye called for the establishment of a high-level task force to address child sex abuse in Malaysia. Lee’s call follows in the recent wave of outrage over atrocities committed by convicted British pedophile Richard Huckle. However, incest and child sex abuse are deeply entrenched in Malaysian […]

Missing deer reportedly alive

Most of the deer which were displaced from a breeding site in Khuzestan Province following heavy flooding last month are believed to be missing but healthy. Khuzestan was one of the nine provinces that were hit by severe flash floods in April which left a trail of destruction and caused significant damage to infrastructure. The […]

Iran sees no limits to holding military drills: Dehqan

Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan says the Islamic Republic sees no limits to holding military maneuvers in its territorial waters in the Persian Gulf and the Sea of Oman. “The Islamic Republic of Iran makes no claims on any grounds in coastal, regional and trans-boundary waters beyond international demarcation lines,” Dehqan said on Saturday. He added […]

Hillary Clinton: Destroy Syria for Israel: “The Best Way to Help Israel”

A newly-released Hilary Clinton email confirmed that the Obama administration has deliberately provoked the civil war in Syria as the “best way to help Israel.” In an indication of her murderous and psychopathic nature, Clinton also wrote that it was the “right thing” to personally threaten Bashar Assad’s family with death. In the email, released […]

Iran lands first oil in Europe since 2012

On Sunday, the tanker became the first to deliver Iranian crude into Europe since mid-2012, when Brussels imposed an oil embargo in an attempt to force the Middle Eastern nation to negotiate the end of its nuclear programme. The ban was lifted in January as part of a broader deal that ended a decade of […]

Iris scan tech allows refugees in Jordan receive food assistance in blink of an eye

“This is a milestone in the evolution of our food assistance programme, which has come so far from the first few months of the Syria crisis, when we distributed food parcels,” said WFP Country Director in Jordan Mageed Yahia. With a wink of an eye refugees at King Abdullah Park camp made their first purchases […]


World War II was incredibly complex. However, in the final analysis, WWII was essentially a war between two competing ideologies: Nationalism -vs- Jewish Internationalism/globalism. Adolf Hitler and his allies fought to preserve the concept of Nationalism, not just for Germans but for all peoples the world over. Nationalism really just means the sovereignty of an […]

Three Joint List MKs suspended from Knesset over visit to Palestinian attacker’s homes

Three members of the Joint List—the third largest faction in Israel— were suspended from Knesset today for visiting the homes of East Jerusalem Palestinian families whose relatives carried out attacks against Israelis in recent weeks. Hanin Zoabi and Basel Ghattas will be barred from Knesset for four months, and Jamal Zahalka for two. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu […]

France Accuses Russia of Killing Civilians in Syria

Russia uses state-of-the-art precision-guided weapons in its Syrian aerial campaign, accurately striking targets aimed at. Painstaking efforts are taken to hit ISIS and other terrorist elements only, scrupulously avoiding civilian casualties. Photographic evidence proves it. Claims otherwise are Big Lies. Washington (like Israel) considers civilians legitimate targets, deliberately massacring them in all its wars, indifferent […]

Syrian Air Force Targets ISIS Tanker Convoy Smuggling Oil en Route to Turkey. Top Al Qaeda Commander Killed

The Syrian Air Force has targeted a convoy of 20 tankers smuggling oil from territories held by ISIS on the al-Mayadin Highway near the city of Dayr al-Zawr. A top commander of al-Qaeda-linked Ahrar al-Sham terrorist group, Abu Talib, was killed in a trap explosion in the Idlib province. The loyalist forces are advancing in […]

European Union urges to halt attacks on civilians in Syria amid upcoming Geneva talks

     The European Union called on Friday on all parties involved in the ongoing Syrian civil war to implement measures in order to stop attacks on civilians amid the upcoming intra-Syrian peace talks in Geneva. In late December, the UN press service said that a target date for intra-Syrian negotiations was January 25. On Thursday, […]

Dramatic Slide of China’s Renminbi. Weakening Currency and Economic Slowdown

Amid a continuing weakening of the Chinese currency, the People’s Bank of China (PoBC) has signalled new moves that could accelerate the slide in the renminbi’s value and trigger a currency war among export-dependent countries in Asia and internationally. Last Friday, as the renminbi hit its weakest level against the US dollar in more than […]

‘NYT’ public editor faults paper for failing to quote Jews who support BDS

In recent days we have made a lot of the fact that the New York Times ran a front-page article equating the campus Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign (BDS) against Israel with anti-Semitism. The piece completely left out the fact that many Jewish students support BDS (about one in five of activists Weiss has seen […]

Gaddafi loyalists “ask for truce” in besieged city

Sherine El Madany Reuters Sept 30, 2011 A Libyan commander leading the attack on Muammar Gaddafi’s hometown of Sirte said on Tuesday he was in talks with elders inside the city about a truce, but the head of another anti-Gaddafi unit rejected negotiations. Sirte, one of the last bastions of support for the deposed Libyan […]

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