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West Bank Escalation Ramps Up With Netanyahu Vowing Even Heavier Bombardment

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West Bank Escalation Ramps Up With Netanyahu Vowing Even Heavier Bombardment

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On May 17th, Hamas’ military wing said it had fired rockets at the Ashkelon and Be’er Sheva areas after the deadliest night of Israeli airstrikes on the Gaza Strip since hostilities began a week ago.

In a statement early in the morning, the Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades announced that it targeted areas in the southern Israeli-occupied territories with rockets in response to the IDF’s continued bombardment.

Reuters reported that the aerial bombardment on May 16th involved more than 100 strikes.

According to the AP, explosions rocked the city from north to south for ten minutes, lasting longer and targeting a wider area than previous air raids.

International calls mounted for a ceasefire, as the UN Security Council tried to issue a joint statement with that aim, but it was again blocked by the US.

So far, at least 197 Palestinians, including 58 children and 34 women, have been killed in Israeli air raids, and more than 1,200 people have been injured. The Sunday raids solely killed 42 Palestinians, including 10 children, according to the Gaza health ministry.

Yusuf Abu al-Reesh, the secretary of the Gaza health ministry, denounced Israeli attacks targeting health and humanitarian workers, saying the attacks have had “devastating impacts on people and the environment.”

“Residential buildings have been destroyed, schools, places of worship, roads, media offices, government buildings and business and electronic lines,” Abu al-Reesh said.

The Israeli military claimed it tried to avoid civilian casualties, blaming Hamas for “intentionally locating its military infrastructure under civilian houses, thus exposing civilians to danger.”

Hamas spokesman Hazem Qassem, in response, said that “Israel is trying to mislead the public opinion through these lies in an attempt to justify the crime and escape responsibility.”

On Israel’s side, there’s been 10 confirmed casualties and the IDF claims that the Iron Dome intercepted 90% of all projectiles launched at it.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the deadly bombing of the Gaza Strip would continue despite an international outcry and efforts to broker a ceasefire.

In a televised address, Netanyahu said the Israeli air raids were continuing at “full-force” and would “take time”, adding that his country “wants to levy a heavy price” from Hamas.

Netanyahu rejected a barrage of criticism of Israel’s bombing of a high-rise building housing foreign media offices, including Al Jazeera’s, in Gaza.

The prime minister claimed the building hosted an “intelligence office for the Palestinian terrorist organisation [Hamas]” which “plots and organises the terror attacks against Israeli civilians”.

He did not present any evidence of his claim but said it was “a perfectly legitimate target”, nonetheless. Asked if he had provided any evidence of Hamas presence in the building in a call with US President Joe Biden, Netanyahu said, “We pass it through our intelligence people.”

“We are targeting a terrorist organisation that is targeting our civilians and hiding behind them, using them as human shields,” he added.

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Arch Bungle

What’s wrong with Hamas? Why are they not targeting Tel Aviv and wasting time on those poor white trash ghettoes like ashdod?

IRAN MUST FALL FOR PEACE

Because Hamas doesn’t have the Arsenal for long range attacks. All they can do is target civilian areas around Gaza. Without backing from Iran, Syria and Hezbollah these Hamas terrorist will be squashed and good riddance.

farbat

dont you see the amount of rising dislikes so why are you not getting lost you imbecile

TomSawyer

Isn’t it time for you nap, kid?

Arch Bungle

Judging by the high number of likes he’s getting – no.

farbat

the zionist usurper entity will be eradicated and the more dead jews the better

Fog of War

More empty talk. I’ve been hearing this rhetoric for years now, yet the slaver state goes on. The Palestinians are getting slaughtered and no one is doing anything to help or stop it.

Astro Man

In fact Palestinians are getting less slaughtered than the past conflicts.

Hobgoblin

Yeah, sure…

yuri

furbutt despicable ghetto racist

Arch Bungle

Yuri-Nate

farbat

hahahaha iran having peace with whom exactly dont tell me with the zionists because if you think that would ever happen than surely you are delusional we will see 1000s of jews die in the next months and we will parade that

yuri

furbutt=village astrology…..can only predict dildo insertion in boyfriend

concrete mike

Good riddance to whom?
So you can resume stealing land unabated?

There will never be peace with the lots of you, 70 years of terror and you think we will just turn our backs on these people because your boss owns the tv station?

It will be good riddance when i slap all the teeth out of your warmongering mouth!

IRAN REGIME MUST FALL FOR PEACE

You sound very angry Mike is everything alright at home? Do you need support? I can give you a mental health contact number for your anger if it helps you? I haven’t stolen any land? I don’t work for a Television network? Emotional stability won’t change what is happening in the real world Paper Mike.

eradication of jews

hahaha do you try to hide your own anger by trying to attack him XD

farbat

70000 dead jews sounds right to me how about you dont you think aswell that 70k dead jews would be a good number to aim for

TY T

7 million, that will pay their debts for the last 20 years of Jewish hate crimes, another million heads for these idolaters killing their one and only King, Jesus.

Last edited 1 month ago by TY T
yuri

boyfriend aims dildo at furbutt

farbat

how will you handle it when you are all out of electricity i wonder how will you act when all the cars burn when all the gas stations burn when you burn when your children burn when all the roofs of your devils worship places called synagogue are crushed and collapse what will you do other than suicide yourself even more

Last edited 1 month ago by farbat
The Objective

lets have kids

farbat

wait and see have a little patience til end of 2022 the zionists will be eradicated entirely just wait and watch the show play out

Last edited 1 month ago by farbat
Astro Man

You talk too much farbo.

yuri

fur-butt take LSD in village

Ams

I dont know man, either they arent very smart or its part of a bigger plan

farbat

there is quite some plan but you will see yourself and in fact everyone who resists these jews is part of this plan international resistance and islamic awakening its all part of it

Joe

Covid was (one of the) the spark to settle the score a bit everywhere, the amount of sabotage in Iran, Venezuela… since last year is insane. This plus little to no real diplomatic meetings well that’s that.

Islam countries or countries with muslim majority, have turned their back a long time ago, recently Bosnia i H, Kosovo were promised prosperity(trade with serbia, balkan schengen, EU integration…) in exchange, in part, of supporting Israel…

shylockracy

Every land-grabbing terrorist Ziojew invader in the Rothschild neocolony in Palestine is an IDF conscript so they’re not mere “civilians” as Mileikowski says, they’re all foreign occupiers in Palestine.

Putin even considers the Rothschild neocolony a “Russian-speaking cuntry”. It’s the “Crusades” all over again, but English and Russian instead of Latin and French.

concrete mike

Blah blah blame putin.

Never miss a chance do you, worthless troll

farbat

so you are one of the putinists whores i see

yuri

blind furbutt pays boyfriend for sex—

farbat

seems like the 2010s are over and seems like people dont like the defending of jew putin anymore

IMHO
yuri

you CIA idiots are not people—u r a different and inferior species

shylockracy

Putin didn’t bring me breakfast to my bed, he’s a ziocorporate shill.
Putin didn’t do my taxes, he’s a ziocorporate shill.
Putin didn’t jerk me off this morning, he must be a ziocorporate shill.
Putin didn’t wipe my filthy ass this morning, it’s so obvious he’s a ziocorporate ziojew.
PUTIN PUTIN PUTIN.
Death to all of you pathetic putinists who refuse to accept that.
I already knew Putin was a ziocorporate ziojew zioshill ziomotherfukker when he didn’t took the first plane to Gaza and didn’t fight the jooz with machine guns in each of his hands on the foremost front.

Last edited 1 month ago by shylockracy
TY T

Far as I can see Putin sliced the frothing head off Zionism in Syria, decapitating Eretz Israels Rabbinical plan to sodomize breast feeding Syrian babies with hot butter knives and re-ignite slavery in the middle east. Shame them more because Syria could use all the help it gets.

Last edited 1 month ago by TY T
Zionism is Cancer

Putin is a Whore of Zionism! His in-denial supporters just don’t want to see it, but every day it becomes a clearer picture.

Hobgoblin

Crusades, sure…to be historically correct both Arabs and Israelis should leave the land to Arameans…they were first.

yuri

shitlock=stupid racist CIA neurotic

farbat

hahahaha the lies of these jews why not accept your own losses you losers XD

Escu

dude, one can see how frustrated and angry you are, you only spread hate and bitterness. IT must be sad being you…

farbat

ouh poor creature doesnt like jews being in the line of fire

Escu

that’s not my problem… fact is, you’re still a angry little pussy, hiding behind his computer and being tough online.

eradication of jews

hahaha sure you seem angry whats up why so angry dont you like seeing dead jews because you will surely become much much much more angry in near future

farbat

are you jews that desperate to hide your crimes that you even bomb ap building and level it how is that exactly stopping us from leveling haifa tel aviv etc pp its just another excuse for us to do exactly that

jens holm

People are not criminals just bewcause someone says so.

farbat

i talked about jews they arent people they are rats and they will be dead rats

jens Holm

you are dumbjens.time to arrive in real world and stop using my name causing trouble.

yuri

bitter impotent loser furbutt cannot bomb boyfriend w dildo

Rhodium 10

I bet that Israel have wasted more money intercepting Palestinians home made rockets than the cost of the damage in Gaza…3.000 Iron Dome missile cost 50.000-100.000$ US dollars each one…..

farbat

ahhh thanks after all somebody understands something and until now they pretty much intercepted fireworks rocketry but that alone did pretty much empty their arsenals quite alot

farbat

i wonder what they will do when they cant intercept anything anymore because first of all depots and factories will get hit so they wont be able to replenish so easily and second they are wasting all they accumilated til now

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Fog of War

Whats the cost of one Palestinian life ? How many Palestinians have died already ?

Joe

I’m curious the amount of deaths/excess deaths, diseases… created by a 15 years of brutal blockade…

yuri

irrelevant—all is paid for by amerikans; they give Israel 3.8$ billion each year in military aid

jens holm

Orgastic standard routines as usual . I wonder if its because all there are cirkumseized and above their necks too.

But go on and a little faster. As long as You make people kill each orther there, they wont come here.

Very good its 10 arabs to one jew. Jews can be and are well integrated here. 0nly 50% af the arapmusicians are.

Hamas are the best in a very dirty way. They also support Netanyahoo and Gantz. And all are oligarcs in coffins and flowers:(

farbat

till now neither syria nor hezbollah nor ansarallah nor iraq nor iran did fire on the zionist usurper entity but again its till now and this will change soon there are already units getting formed to do exactly that

farbat

70000 jews dying think of this number well

yuri

furbutt not taught arithmetic in Kurd village

jens Holm

what did you say rubbish brain.

jens holm

I said “Orgastic standard routines as usual . I wonder if its because all there are cirkumseized. But go on and a little faster.” it’s all about cirkumseized and masturbationn standards. I know a lot about it. I also know a lot about tomatos and organic and orgastic tomatos.

Ams

Why is nobody helping Palestine and stopping Israel? All they have done so far is just talk talk and more talk, its fucking sickening

eradication of jews

have some patience and if you want to see zionists dead maybe stop talking and take action yourself you certainly have a zionist synagogue near you so burn it

Last edited 1 month ago by eradication of jews
Zman

The people around the world sympathize with Palestine, but sympathy does not over-rule the scum that supposedly represent them. ALL politicians everywhere know the truth about all of it…from JFK, to 9/11 to Libya, to Syria…they all know. But they have sold themselves, they all do as they are told. Even demonstrations in the streets will do little but show our disgust, as politicians will give lip service and crocodile tears only for Israel. They even ban such expressions as criminal. Such is the Zionist control and influence. This is the way it has been for too long. Trump was an in your face affront to the truth, but how many believed? How many still do? As much as the vast majority hate Zionism, we have been conquered as well and left with no ability to control our own destiny. Sad as it is, the fate of the world lies with Iran. A country that has taken as much damage as any other over how many years? Many thought of Russia as a saving force. Now it is plain that they too are controlled to a very large extent and represent only what is important to them. Their excuse is that Israel is home to many Russians and they represent them as well. Why? They left Russia, as many from the west did. Do I give a rats ass about Americans who went there? No, they are traitors to the US and the world. They moved there, they support those like Nutsack, they can die there. Until the entire Muslim world moves on Israel, nothing will change. Don’t even get me started on those Muslim states that have sold their futures to the church of Satan…they are the worst of traitors and hopefully they will reap their rewards soon as well. May Hamas rain pure hell on Israel from end to end. May the Israelis suffer the pain they have inflicted and see there is no being saved, with death the only respite. Those who work for Israel around the world should see the tide and run for their lives. But when Israel is defeated, where will be safe for them? Only then will the entire truth be known about these criminal Kazarians and those that do their dirty work. Power to Hamas. Power to Hezbollah. They are the front line.

eradication of jews

this is why i tell people for a long time if you want to depend on something or someone who actually fights zionist better get off your high horse and put your hopes in gaza

Hobgoblin

Well people from abroad may surely have sympathy with the Palestinians…but rather not with Hamas or some Djihadi shit. That’s what I feel as a European at least.

yuri

when USA withholds 3.8 billion$ annual military donation to its colony Israel will not afford this indiscriminate terror

Fog of War

Dont worry the Rothschilds will cover any needed expenses. As well as other ” conquered ” nations.

IMHO

Anyone who reads Scripture knows that the Zionist Jews are anti-Christ. They hated Christ so they had him murdered and they still hate those who follow Him to this day. Yet the pseudo Christians continue to worship them and send more arms so they can fulfill their anti-Christ dream. All they know is hate, theft and murder. It is the Jews who believe they are the master race and ignorant Christians around the world also believe that they are God’s chosen. That is the only reason that the apostate country of Israel exists today. But this was prophesied and had to come to pass.

Israel is the whore of Revelations and Jerusalem is that city where is found the blood of the prophets and the saints and also where our Lord was crucified. Rev 18:24 and 11:8.

Almost all of Christianity has fallen for the anti-Christ.

Thankfully there is evidence in Scripture that this will change soon. Jerusalem will be destroyed and that will usher in the final judgement of mankind. Then true Israel will inherit the coming Kingdom.

Fog of War

” Then true Israel will inherit the coming Kingdom. ”

What is true Israel ?

IMHO

Rom 9:6 “…For they are not all Israel, which are of Israel:
Rom 9:8 That is, They which are the children of the flesh, these are not the children of Elohim: BUT THE CHILDREN OF THE PROMISE ARE COUNTED FOR THE SEED.

Rom 2:28 For he is not a Jew, which is one outwardly; neither is that circumcision, which is outward in the flesh:
Rom 2:29 But he is a Jew, which is one inwardly; and circumcision is that of the heart, in the spirit,…”

They lost the covenant and the promise that pertained to the physical people. We are under a New Covenant that is based on better promises.(Hebrews 8:6) and there is no distinction by physical heritage(Romans 10:12), only Spiritual obedience.

The Israel today is a deception that almost all Christianity has fallen for. We are seeing the end time fulfillment that was prophesied.

Joe

Ashkelon has very strategic infrastructures, it’s more profitale for hamas to strike oil facilities(Eilat/Askhelon pipeline) than random civilians. Beer’Sheva, Negev Desert? It’s not where nuke facility is? Remember when Ben Gurion flights were redirected then the provincial airport was also strike, flights were again re-routed to Chyprus…Palestinians don’t fight random like mass media want you to believe!

You can see hamas as terrorists or as last resistants for palestinians cause after being left alone by their arab counterparts, they won last election in 2006 but results didn’t pleased IL and US, so there a blockade for the last 15 years, they can’t do any business, control electricity, water, aid money.. all pass by Tel Aviv first.
Yet, if they’re organised like houthis, which are under air/maritime, ground blockade white with an active war, they’re resisting with a very low-cost indigenious arm industry, Gaza can go a long way is they’re alike…

Also, you can see Israel as apartheid/colonial regime or as the most important democracy in the region, the conflits is a matter of int’l law and security council, will they allow IL to regain control by all means because of IL lobbies in the US or will they implement security council resolutions and int’l laws? Future of UN(security council for the very least) is under threat, geopolitic of emotions, usually for the masses, is now mixing with world leader’s politic.

Zionism is Cancer

Shameful that there has been Zero protests for Palestine in Zionist Factory Russia.

Arch Bungle

I find Russian national character devoid of humanity, to be honest.

They are an honest and smart people, and that is good, but soulless, frankly.

Edit: Peter The Great was probably the last Russian with a soul.

Last edited 30 days ago by Arch Bungle
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