Thursday, July 06, 2006

Resolution against Israeli occupation of Gaza in works

In the bloodiest day since Israel invaded the Gaza Strip over a soldier's capture, troops on Thursday seized three empty Jewish settlements abandoned by Israel last year and pushed toward densely populated towns, leaving at least 13 Palestinians and one Israeli soldier dead
Acting on behalf of Arab nations, Qatar circulated a draft U.N. Security Council resolution Thursday demanding Israel end its offensive in the Gaza Strip and release the Palestinian officials it has arrested. The draft faced immediate opposition from the United States and France, which called it unbalanced in its criticism of Israel.
About time ...


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