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Originally posted by deadbang
Amberite, star for you. I'm tired of the passive aggressive thread titles that plead and beg for peace for the sake of the Palestinians, while making not one mention of the stunts that Hamas pulls over and over...
Originally posted by Jezus
United Nations said the Israeli military operation had killed 758 people
in Gaza, of whom 257 were children and 56 women, with 3,100 wounded, including 1,080 children and 452 women. In contrast, the total number of Israeli deaths, both military and civilian, was about 10, including by friendly fire (meaning Israeli troops mistakenly shooting at each other"
Originally posted by DJMessiah
And which of those options keeps Israel from expanding its borders and building on Palestinian refugee town soil?
Personally, if a neighbor started to build their fence a foot into my yard every day, I wouldn't sit by and take it either.
GAZA (Reuters) – Israel won renewed support from its key ally the United States on Monday when President George W. Bush said a ceasefire in the Gaza Strip depended on Hamas ending its rocket fire on Israeli towns.
As the Palestinian death toll passed 900, including many civilians, troops tightened their grip around urban areas in search of elusive guerrillas and Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said Israel would pursue the 17-day-old war as long as it took.
Troops and tanks, backed by warplanes and helicopters that mounted more than 25 air strikes, probed into guerrilla defenses around the city of Gaza, wary of snipers and booby traps. Hamas fighters kept largely out of sight, firing several rockets into Israel and bracing for an all-out assault that may yet come.
As international diplomats worked with Egypt on a truce plan, an Israeli military spokesman said the army had yet to launch a much-heralded "Phase 3" of the war, following the initial air campaign and then ground advance.