"It's lights out in the Gaza Strip and lights out in the moral consciousness of the Western and Arab world. The reason? One soldier, who lacked the ethical fiber to resist involvement in the illegal occupation of an indigenous people, was captured by those he was oppressing....
"Reuters - An Israeli air strike destroyed the office
of Palestinian Foreign Minister Mahmoud al-Zahar on Thursday in
an attack that signaled Israel would pursue its Gaza offensive
while fighting along a second front in Lebanon."
"Reuters - An Israeli air strike killed one
Palestinian militant and wounded three others in the Gaza Strip
on Monday after the Jewish state vowed an open-ended offensive
to free an abducted soldier and halt rocket attacks."
Amid worsening violence between Palestinian fighters and the Israeli military in Gaza, calls are mounting here for the administration of U.S. President George W. Bush to take a stronger role in ending the escalating conflict.
"In the Palestine-Israel conflict, 99.4 percent of the Palestinian children studied suffer trauma … 99.2 percent had their homes bombarded; 97.5 percent were exposed to tear gas; 96.6 percent witnessed shooting; a third saw family members or neighbors injured or killed."
Israeli air strikes have killed eight Palestinians, including civilians, in northern Gaza, medical sources say. The violence comes as Israeli troops move further into Palestinian territory following Palestinian...
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"AP - The spokesman for one of the Hamas-linked groups holding an Israeli soldier said Tuesday that because Israel ignored a deadline to release Palestinian prisoners, the militants won't release any information about the soldier."