Monday, April 22, 2024

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Bodies of 50 Palestinians found in mass grave in Gaza’s Khan Younis

Emergency services in Gaza have retrieved the bodies of 50 Palestinians from a mass grave at the Nasser Medical Complex in Khan Younis, according to local media, two weeks after Israeli forces withdrew from the area.

Jewish pilgrimage in Tunisia cancelled amid war in Gaza

An annual Jewish celebration at Tunisia's Djerba synagogue has been called off due to the genocidal war in Gaza.

Gaza City now ‘living in a state of extreme thirst’

Gaza’s Government Media Office said all of the city’s water wells had stopped functioning two weeks ago.

Fourth day after disastrous storm, flash floods – Oman and UAE grapple with aftermath

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Oman are still grappling with the aftermath of a record-breaking storm that brought much of the region to a standstill.

Activists create ‘crime scene’ before Meta’s London HQ protesting its complicity in hate crimes

Meta’s London headquarters was stormed by activists of Indian origin, in protest against its complicity in spreading and profiting from hate-inciting Facebook posts and misinformation ahead of the 2024 Indian general election that starts on Friday.

Muslim student says US university cancelled valedictorian speech amid anti-Palestinian ‘hatred’

The University of Southern California has canceled its valedictorian speech from a Muslim student, Asna Tabassum, who said she was being silenced by anti-Muslim and anti-Palestinian hatred.

Israel killed 6,000 mothers in Gaza, leaving 19,000 children orphaned: UN Women

Six months into the war on Gaza, over 10,000 women have been killed by Israel, among them an estimated 6,000 mothers, leaving 19,000 children orphaned, UN Women said on...
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“Don’t call it genocide” – New York Times memo censoring Gaza war coverage leaked

An internal memo from The New York Times that was obtained by the American news outlet The Intercept advised journalists covering Israel's war on the Gaza Strip to refrain from using terms like "genocide" and "ethnic cleansing."

Google employees arrested protesting company’s ties with Israel

Employees of the tech giant Google have been arrested after holding sit-in protests in the company’s New York and Sunnyvale, California offices for more than nine hours.
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Hamas says Iran’s attack against Israel is its ‘natural right’

“The military operation carried out by Iran against the Zionist entity is a natural right and a due response to the crime of targeting the consulate in Damascus,” the Palestinian group says in a post on Telegram.

Biden tells Netanyahu US won’t support counterattack against Iran: Report

The US president Joe Biden told the Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu during a call yesterday that the US will not support any Israeli counterattack against Iran, Axios has cited a senior White House official as saying.
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Iran launches ‘retaliatory’ attack on Israel for consulate bombing, says not seeking escalation

Iran has launched dozens of drones and missiles at Israel, the country’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) confirmed, after Israel said Tehran had begun attacks. These strikes were in...

Iran’s IRGC seizes ‘Israeli-linked’ ship

Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps in Iran has seized a container ship near the Strait of Hormuz amid rising tensions across the region after a deadly Israeli attack on Iran’s consulate in Syria.
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Ireland close to formally recognising Palestinian state: PM

Ireland’s new prime minister, Simon Harris, says his nation is close to formally recognising a Palestinian state and would like to do so in concert with Spain and other like-minded countries.

India to send 6,000 construction workers to Israel amid Israel’s genocidal war on Gaza

Over 6,000 construction workers from India are set to arrive in Israel during April and May, announced the Israeli government on Wednesday amidst the ongoing war on Gaza.
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13,000 Palestinians reportedly missing in Gaza Strip: Euro-Med Monitor

Euro-Med Human Rights Monitor on Thursday said it estimates that over 13,000 Palestinians are either missing under debris, buried in indiscriminate mass graves, or forcibly disappeared in Israeli prisons and detention facilities, where...

“We will not sit back, our arms folded, as another genocide is perpetrated in our lifetime…”: South African president on Eid day

South Africa’s Cyril Ramaphosa says that after more than 70 years “of discrimination, oppression and apartheid”, Palestinians in the Gaza Strip “are now faced with genocide”.
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