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Gaza hospitals overwhelmed with patients and desperately low on supplies as invasion looms

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By NAJIB JOBAIN, SAMYA KULLAB and RAVI NESSMAN

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Tsahal is about to become an official terrorist army. Iran want to go within Gaza to protect the people. This is a butchery. The only way to kill so many children is to have targeted them willingly. Nobody is for Israel today. We feel for the Israel victims. But The government answer is nazi like. A terrorist or Tsahal ? At this point, the terrorist kill less. The Hamas need to be put down. This is obvious they are insane and butchers. But Tsahal is a real problem today. They are as insane as the Hamas.

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A coalition who would occupy Gaza to protect the people from both terrorist madness is actually the best solution. But if UN high council refuse to take action, I think Middle East country will do their own coalition to stop Tsahal. This is a moral obligation to save the children of Palestine today for all of us.

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This is a time for all supporters of Hamas and Palestinian Arabs to come together and provide aid, which is unlikely to occur.

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Hamas should have spent more money on building Hospitals, water purification plants, and power stations instead of guns and rockets!!!!

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The Palestinian Health Ministry reported three convoys carrying evacuees toward the southern Gaza Valley were hit by Israeli strikes killing at least 70 people. I

BREAKING: 70 killed after convoys of evacuees in Gaza hit by Israeli strikes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5qLj4ahgyJw

They are telling people to leave for media optics, but they secretly bomb those evacuee routes and bomb the exits. They have already have attacked the South, too!

There is not much difference between Russia in Ukraine and Israel!

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Sides have been choosing the one with the world wide support will be the victors

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It's scary to think that the real invasion has yet to start and already so much destruction.

Meanwhile, the terrorists have probably left the regular people to sit and endure the pain.

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Hamas is underground and Israel is dropping bombs from the air.

Talk about being between a rock and a hard place.

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Meanwhile, the terrorists have probably left the regular people to sit and endure the pain.

HAMAS is telling the people to stay in their homes, they need more innocents to die for their propaganda.

BREAKING: 70 killed after convoys of evacuees in Gaza hit by Israeli strikes

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5qLj4ahgyJw

fairly certain that is the blast was recorded by a Palestinian here:

https://funker530.com/video/mystery-blast-erupts-on-gaza-evacuation-route/

looks more like an IED than anything else...

HAMAS jihadists have no dignity or respect for human life.

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Maybe the Palestinians should have thought twice about massacring almost 1000 Israeli civilians. Or continue to too keep the hostages. Or continue to bomb a far superior opponent who controls their border, water, electricity, and supply routes. Dumbest strategy I've ever seen.

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"Hamas should have spent more money on building Hospitals, water purification plants, etc., etc."

Hamas is incapable of doing anything positive like that because it is a bloodthirsty and cruel cult. They're trash and only know how to kill and create misery. The world would be much better off without this trash.

The only thing Hamas should be is totally eradicated, which it is about to be. The Jews haven't experienced anything like last week's massacre since the Holocaust and regardless of race or color, they're coming after Hamas with a vengeance.

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If Israel goes ahead with it criminal invasion of Gaza it will be a death trap for thousands of Palestinians,

Nations of the that are aiding this invasion are just as criminals and as Hamas and Israel.

Israel has already revenged enough and the killing MUST STOP from both sides. Hamas and Israel are NO DIFFERENT and must realize that political gains should NOT come at the cost on on innocent Women and Children lives.

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This all on Hamas.

Israel tells people to get out of building before they bomb them. Hamas tells the people to stay.

Oh, and Egypt isn't letting in any refugees.

Looks like the Arabs are confused as to who to take responsibility for Hamas' massacre and terrorist acts.

And doesn't seem like Arabs want to help other Arabs.

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People who cheer the murder of innocent civilians in Gaza are no different than Hamas supporters. The IDF and Hamas are 2 cheeks of the same backside. Both have no issues with killing civilians.

Hamas needs to be wiped out, no question about that. BUT the IDF AND the Israeli gov should also be investigated for the countless war crimes they have committed even before Hamas's deadly attack.

Otherwise this will continue on and on with innocent Palestinian AND Israeli casualties.

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War crimes by Israel!

Bibi will be in the Hague after he gets out of Israeli jail for corruption!

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Bibi will be in the Hague after he gets out of Israeli jail for corruption!

Doubt it..

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The Israelis are losing support around the world.

Violence breeds violence!

Innocent Jews abroad are already living in fear, not going out, not going to school.

However, Israeli politicos comment about ‘total destruction’ and reducing ‘Palestinian territory’

etc- this doesn’t endear them to the world.

Where are the voices of the moderate Jews and Israelis?

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The Israelis are losing support around the world.

No, and we will see Biden showing support by visiting Israel.

Where are the voices of the moderate Jews and Israelis?

The voices are still ringing loudly over the massacre committed by Hamas and other Palestinian Arabs.

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Hamas isn’t happy unless they’re lopping the heads off of Israeli babies, raping the young women or murdering its senior citizens. I have nothing against the Palestinians in Gaza, but Hamas has committed a horrible crime (or crimes) and it’s time for them to be punished. Unfortunately for the Gazans, Hamas is using them and the Israeli hostages as human shields, so the Israelis have little choice.

When this is all over and Hamas has been completely eradicated, the UN should help Gaza become a decent and peaceful place to live. It’s obvious Arab countries aren’t going to do anything, except for supporting groups like Hamas, so it’s really up to the West to show the Arab world how it’s done.

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" It’s obvious Arab countries aren’t going to do anything, except for supporting groups like Hamas, so it’s really up to the West to show the Arab world how it’s done."

Yes, because the West has an absolutely stellar record when it comes to showing Arab countries how to run things. One needs to look at only Iraq or Libya and marvel how those places are prospering after being shown "how its's done ".

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Israel has lost respect and made a fool of itself.

First being attacked is a full intelligence failure and then blindly bombing everything into oblivion and dictating lies like the beheading of 40 babies. Did they know thousands of rockets were being made under their nose? Intelligence failure.

Second, their vaunted Iron Dome lost to fifth grade rockets made from plastic sewer pipes.

The Mossad, an organization responsible for intelligence collection, covert operations, and counter-terrorism, and held with respect was so blind that Gaza imported enough materials under their nose citing that they were needed to make ball point pens. Not once did anyone think why the Palestinians would need to make 500 million ballpoint pens.

What Israel should have done is quietly carried out damage assessment. They should have been composed with the kind of silence that comes after your parents sees your report card or after a major screw up.

They could have reinforced their army positions, made calls to the Saudi and UAE and said “I must respond to this but I don't want to kill civilians. I am helpless. Use your influence to persuade the civilians to move them out of the Gaza Strip so that we can fight Hamas.”

They could have announced “Hamas will be obliterated but we urge the Palestinians to leave Gaza and abandon Hamas.”

It would have been the stroke of a calm and composed country with leadership. Then if the Hamas prevents Palestinians from leaving, the world can side with Israel and see the evil of the Hamas if they weren’t already convinced. Islamic nations might even condemn them.

After having given ample warnings and about 20 days, a sudden ground operation should have begun against the Hamas citing the hostages and its rescue…then the bombings. Israel would then say “Alas. we tried. Now we have no choice but war.”

The Middle East would have no choice but to be neutral and they would see Israel had made all efforts to protect civilians even if its own Israeli civilians were killed.

It would be a mature step by step calculated process, and the world would be forced to admit Israel had no choice.

Instead what did Israel do? Shrieked and screamed like hysteric kids who have never fought any war and calling for the death of Palestinians, threatening to flatten all of Gaza to show what little Israel is really made of.

Immediately running to the US showing the entire Arab World how the equation works between master and minion rather than two allies.

Not consulting any Arab Nations.

Blindly started bombing operations without a care in the world for civilians.

Giving warnings to evacuate 1.1 millions in 24 hours. What a joke Israel has become.

As a result the Arab world is sympathetic to Hamas and Palestinians. The Arab World trust the US less and Israel even lesser.

The Hamas has won this round. Israel cannot recover from this blow. They may obliterate Gaza but they will never be able to repair the damage they have done. The Middle East will never trust the US or the West again.

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Maybe the Palestinians should have thought twice about massacring almost 1000 Israeli civilians.

This is the 7 year old "he started it" comment. They started it so the armed IDF has a right to shoot and blow up unarmed civilians.

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As a result the Arab world is sympathetic to Hamas and Palestinians. The Arab World trust the US less and Israel even lesser.

This is always the case. Nothing new.

At the same time, it has woken up parts of the world to the reality of what the monster Hamas really syands for, and the supporters of that terrorist group.

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Hamas may have already won this round.

They've exposed what Israel really is to the world.

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Israeli forces, supported by a growing deployment of U.S. warships in the region,

The compliant US military horse saddles itself for the Israeli jockey. Same old, same old

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I hate and abhor what Hamas has done, there is absolutely no excuse for their abject brutality in their murdering of innocents. Reading the news and reports it says Hamas has the overwhelming support of the majority of the Palestinians, instead of of the PLO. But the millions of them did not know this was going to happen, nor would they have backed it. But we must also remember that at present, there are about 380,000 Israelis living in settlements in the Occupied Territories, with about half of them in East Jerusalem, 6,000 in the Gaza Strip, and the rest spread throughout the West Bank2. These settlements are regarded as illegal under international law and by much of the international community. Thousands of Palestinians have had their homes destroyed, thousands have been killed/murdered, Yet where is the international outrage about this? One thing I do believe though is that so many of these Hamas killers are NOT Muslim, many are volunteers who love violence, just like the thousands who joined the Wagner group.

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@yipyip

Take a look at the demonstrations in the UK,Australia, France etc

Why should anyone care what a guy with dementia thinks that doesn’t know his left from his right?

Do you really think that Joe Biden trumps the thousands of people that want a stop to the violence?

Get Real!

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So some people think that the Allies should not have been to Berlin during WWII ?

Hamas authority is still in full control of Gaza and no part of population is rebelling against them (in fact over 40% of population voted for those fanatics who started killing their own by throwing a Fatah member from a high buiding, especially in North Gaza).

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fatah%E2%80%93Hamas_conflict

I am all for peace but root of evil must be eradicated first if you wish a definitive peace process to be enabled.

Give among the Palestinians the means to those who are not brainwashed to flee and hope for a better life. And punish harshly the Israeli extremists, because there are some indeed.

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Israeli forces, supported by a growing deployment of U.S. warships in the region,

Thankfully the US naval armada is hiding near Cyprus about 400km from the conflict area. Hezbollah has Russian Yakhont anti-ship missiles with a range of 300 kilometers. Each one worth US$ several 1000. In other words, a few US$ several 1000 missiles have rendered 10s of billions of US$ worth of warships obsolete.

IMO the US gov should have provided universal heath care in USA instead.

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They've exposed what Israel really is to the world.

A peaceful country that will defend itself when a massacre is committed against its people.

This situation with the hospitals is the responsibility of Hamas. And Israel has every right to strike back in any means it finds will be the best for its defense. If there are deaths of civilians as a result, that is the responsibility of Hamas.

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Nakam

Today 03:22 pm JST

They've exposed what Israel really is to the world.

> A peaceful country that will defend itself when a massacre is committed against its people.

> This situation with the hospitals is the responsibility of Hamas. And Israel has every right to strike back in any means it finds will be the best for its defense. If there are deaths of civilians as a result, that is the responsibility of Hamas.

Any means?

Hahahaha that's the dumbest idea I've read in a while

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