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Nov. 19 (Bloomberg) -- Turkey’s Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan called Israel a terrorist state because of its offensive in Gaza and said he does not trust the United Nations because it lacks a Muslim voice.
An Iranian 150-ton freighter departed Bandar Abbas port Sunday, Nov. 18, with a cargo of 220 short-range missiles and 50 improved long-range Fajar-5 rockets for the Gaza Strip
Originally posted by dontreally
reply to post by kennylee
And of course they will enter Gaza via Egypt. Yet, they want to deescalate the situation?
My God, Hamas, or rather, Islamism, is a monstrous philosophy. They would be willing to sacrifice every man, woman and child.
As they often pride themselves on "we live death the way Jews love life". No kidding!
Originally posted by xmaddness
reply to post by dontreally
No I am not surprised, however this does put the US in a very awkward position.
Turkey is an ally of the US, Israel is an ally of the US. So we now have an ally calling another ally a terrorist state.
This does not bode well.
The head of Hamas said Israel must end its blockade of the Gaza Strip if a cease-fire is to be agreed, as Israeli ground forces honed preparations to enter the territory for the first time in almost four years. As United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon ...
A poll taken by Panels for the Israeli Center for Political Training found that 85 percent of Israelis believe embarking on the operation was a correct decision. But when asked what should happen next, 45% said to continue air strikes, 22% said to seek a cease fire, and just 25% recommended a ground offensive.