Weekly Update by Mark Armstrong – 15 November 2019

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Greetings from Tyler, As a follow up to last week’s Update on how the same media outlets can’t even tell you how cold it is without a reminder that global warming is the culprit, you may be surprised to learn … Read More

Two Palestinians killed as renewed Israel, Gaza rocket fire intensifies

A rocket is fired from Gaza towards Israel, in Gaza on November 12, 2019. (Reuters) Two Palestinian were killed on Wednesday as renewed attacks between Israel and Gaza continue to intensify, an Al Arabiya correspondent reported the Gaza Health Ministry … Read More

Analysis Netanyahu Vows Unprecedented Response if Gaza Flares Up – but It’s the Last Thing He Wants

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Unlike the April election, the security situation along the Gaza border has taken a back seat this time, thanks in part to Netanyahu’s restraint. Palestinians burning tires near Rafah along the Gaza border fence, July 2019. AFP Three Israeli soldiers wounded, … Read More

Trump promises Gazan people ‘more misery’ if ‘terrorist acts against Israel’ continue

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Instagram / israeliairforce President Donald Trump has expressed his full support for Israel after another escalation in the conflict, when Gaza militants launched hundreds of rockets and IDF responded with massive air strikes. “These terrorist acts against Israel will bring … Read More

Long-term risks in Israel’s short-term conflict avoidance in Gaza

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Israel’s strategy of management and conflict avoidance threatens to lead to its encirclement. Palestinians protest next to the border fence between Israel and the Gaza Strip, as it is seen from its Israeli side March 30, 2019. (photo credit: AMIR … Read More

IDF aircraft fires into Gaza as violence erupts despite de-escalation calls

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Black smoke from burning tires hangs in the sky as Palestinian protesters hurl stones toward Israeli troops during a protest at the Gaza Strip’s border with Israel, Friday, Oct. 12, 2018  AP Photo/Khalil Hamra 130 Gazans were injured from live fire … Read More

Netanyahu reportedly prepping cabinet for possible offensive in Gaza

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Des manifestants palestiniens dans la bande de Gaza face à un véhicule blindé israélien de l’autre côté de la barrière de sécurité séparant l’enclave du territoire israélien, le 28 septembre 2018SAID KHATIB (AFP) Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday … Read More

After Gaza Factions Declare Round of Hostilities Over, Rocket Fired at Southern Israeli City

Israel hits 150 Gaza targets ■ Three Gazans said killed, including pregnant woman and child ■ Woman severely wounded in Israel ■ Israeli official: Hamas was dealt a serious blow, IDF instructed to prepare for any scenario. Site where rocket … Read More