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The Future Is Here, and It Features Hackers Getting Bombed – Foreign Policy
"After blocking a cyberattack that the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) said was launched by operatives working on behalf of the militant group Hamas, the IDF carried out an airstrike in Gaza targeting the building in which the hackers worked, partially destroying it. The strike appears to be the first time that a nation’s military has responded in real time to a cyberattack with physical force. "
hacking  war  policy  israel  palestine  gaza 
may 2019 by conner
Health funding gap means 1,700 in Gaza may face amputations: U.N. - Reuters
"McGoldrick said 29,000 Palestinians had been wounded in protests in the past year, and 7,000 of them had gunshot wounds, mostly in the lower legs."
palestine  gaza  israel  occupation  violence  UNRWA  UN  healthcare 
may 2019 by conner
‘Netanyahu Delegitimized Me’ – Foreign Policy
"FP: What are your thoughts about the recent merger, promoted by Netanyahu, of national-religious parties with the Jewish Power party, whose politicians consider themselves disciples of Rabbi Meir Kahane.

TL: I remember the old days when Meir Kahane was elected to parliament. Likud members left the room when he spoke. And our Supreme Court said that part of being a democracy is that a racist party can’t be elected. It’s a new world now. The fact is, you always have extremists. This happens in every society. The real question is what the leadership is doing with it. And when the leadership that should be basically the mainstream is embracing these extremists, this is what worries me the most."
bibi  israel  palestine  politics  elections  occupation  hamas  PLO  gaza  likud  knesset 
february 2019 by conner
Renewed Clashes Between Israel and Gaza Interrupt Talk of Cease-Fire - The New York Times
"Hours into the exchange, the Hamas-run Gaza Health Ministry said that a pregnant woman, Inas Khammash, and her 18-month-old daughter had been killed in an airstrike that hit their home in Deir el-Balah in the central Gaza Strip. An Israeli military spokeswoman could not immediately comment on the report of civilian casualties"
israel  palestine  gaza  hamas 
august 2018 by conner
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