Israel says all male members of Hamas are now targets. Warplanes are dropping leaflets over Gaza, warning Palestinians to keep away from militant positions. RT spoke to a film-maker and activist Harry Fear in the embattled enclave, who says civilians are bearing the brunt of the Israeli onslaught.
An Israeli peace activist says the Hamas military leader Ahmed Jabari, assassinated at the start of Israel’s offensive, was murdered amid talks on a long-term truce with Israel.
Peer’s revenge over Twitter slurs: McAlpine will sue internet gossips Tory peer ‘terrified’ by BBC’s false implication that he abused children Terms of the agreement will be announced in court in a few days’ time And lawyers will sue ANYONE who named him on Twitter Mail Online Lord McAlpine is taking landmark legal action against [...]
Press TV Though US rules have not imposed any bans on American firms to sell medicine and medical supplies to Iran, exporters have been required to apply for special licenses. Besides, as the aftermath of the sanctions, the impossibility of transferring money through banks has cast its cumbersome shadow upon medicine and healthcare in Iran [...]
Global Research John Glaser Just hours before Israel assassinated Hamas commander Ahmed Jabari on Tuesday, he received the draft proposal of a permanent truce agreement with Israel. But Israel approved the airstrike anyways, choosing escalation over resolution. Israeli peace activist Gershon Baskin, who helped negotiate the release of Gilad Shalit and maintained contacts with Hamas leaders, said the [...]
The Slog John Ward In what I admit is something of a risk, The Slog today tries to blow away some of the dry-ice being liberally sprayed about by the Establishment in relation to its long-standing record of depravity by the few, and complicit blind-eyes being cast by the many. If there is a genuine [...]
Washington Post Stephen Mufson BP has agreed to plead guilty to 14 criminal counts, including manslaughter, and will pay $4 billion over five years in a settlement with the Justice Department over the April 20, 2010, drilling disaster in the Gulf of Mexico that killed 11 people and unleashed the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. [...]
By EMILY ASHTON and LAUREN VEEVERS Legendary MP Sir Cyril Smith was dramatically unmasked as a paedophile in the Commons yesterday. The Lib Dem heavyweight was blasted as a perverted “29st bully” — in a debate on the abuse scandal rocking Britain in the wake of the Jimmy Savile revelations. Hushed MPs heard how the [...]
Telegraph Steven Swinford A dossier of sexual abuse allegations against Sir Cyril Smith, the late Liberal Democrat MP, which police claimed was “lost” was actually seized by MI5, according to a former special branch officer. Tony Robinson, a special branch officer with Lancashire Police in the 1970s, said he saw a police dossier which was [...]
Pals and neighbours of Dave Lee Travis spoke of their shock yesterday at the former Radio 1 DJ’s arrest on suspicion of sexual offences. The 67-year-old was bailed last night after facing 13 hours of questioning at Aylesbury Police Station by cops probing the Jimmy Savile abuse scandal. He refused to comment as he was [...]