Palestinians in Syria forced to pick sides
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from The Washington Post
by Babak Dehghanpisheh - November 25, 2012 - 1:00am


BEIRUT — For decades, the Palestinians who fled to Syria after the Arab-Israeli wars were seen as loyal supporters of the ruling Assad family, which provided a safe and stable haven to them and their representatives.


Israeli strikes on Gaza kill 2 children, 12 others
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from Ma'an News Agency
November 20, 2012 - 1:00am


GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- Israeli airstrikes on the Gaza Strip on Tuesday afternoon killed two children, and at least twelve others, bringing the day's death toll to 21. An airstrike on Kishku street in the Zaitoun neighborhood killed two children, medics said. At least six Palestinians were killed in Israeli airstrikes on two cars in Gaza City's Sabra neighborhood. Three others were critically injured.


Before the next baby dies
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from Ynetnews
by Ezzeldeen Abu al-Aish - (Opinion) November 20, 2012 - 1:00am


TORONTO – People have been asking me in the past few days if the current situation has opened the wound in my heart. The truth is that this wound has never been closed, so there is nothing to open.


Israel hits 2 Gaza media HQs, 6 journalists injured
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from Ma'an News Agency
November 19, 2012 - 1:00am


GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- An Israeli airstrike damaged two media headquarters in Gaza City early Sunday, injuring at least six journalists, witnesses said. Khader al-Zahhar, a cameraman with al-Quds TV, had a leg amputated due to injuries sustained in the attack. The Al-Shawa building, struck in the early hours, houses a number of media organizations, including Ma'an News Agency's headquarters in the Gaza Strip.


Fresh Israeli airstrikes raise Gaza death toll to 91
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from Xinhua
November 19, 2012 - 1:00am


GAZA, Nov. 19 (Xinhua) -- Newly launched two Israeli airstrikes killed three Palestinians in the Gaza Strip shortly before noon on Monday, as the raids against Gaza entered the sixth day, Palestinian sources said on Monday.


Israel hits 2 Gaza media HQs, 6 journalists injured
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from Ma'an News Agency
November 19, 2012 - 1:00am


GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- An Israeli airstrike damaged two media headquarters in Gaza City early Sunday, injuring at least six journalists, witnesses said. Khader al-Zahhar, a cameraman with al-Quds TV, had a leg amputated due to injuries sustained in the attack.


Southern Israel residents scared but determined
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from Associated Press
by Aron Heller - November 18, 2012 - 1:00am


BEERSHEBA, Israel — After days of incessant rocket fire, the largest city in southern Israel has been turned into a ghost town. Schools are closed, stores are shuttered and normally bustling streets are empty.


Gaza children struggle to cope with life under fire
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from Reuters
by Noah Browning - November 18, 2012 - 1:00am


GAZA, Nov 18 (Reuters) - Barefoot boys chase each other in circles around the street, pointing pretend guns made out of rubber pipes up at the Gaza sky, which is thick with Israeli F-16s and surveillance drones.


ATFP Calls for Immediate Cease-Fire Between Israel and Gaza
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from American Task Force on Palestine
by Ghaith Al-Omari - (Opinion) November 18, 2012 - 1:00am


Nov. 18, Washington DC -- The American Task Force on Palestine (ATFP) today urged the US government and all concerned parties to spare no effort in securing a cease-fire between Israeli forces and militant groups in Gaza. Palestinian sources say at least 72 Palestinians, many of them civilians and some children, have been killed in Israeli attacks since the latest round of violence began following Israel's assassination of Hamas' military commander Ahmed al-Jabari last Wednesday.


ATFP Calls for Immediate Cease-Fire Between Israel and Gaza
Press Release - Contact Information: Ghaith al-Omari - November 18, 2012 - 1:00am

  ATFP Calls for Immediate Cease-Fire Between Israel and Gaza



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