Sunday, June 3, 2018

Back where we were: 9 things to know for June 3

Joshua Davidovich,

Gaza is a potential war zone again, a denial of a report on wiretapping brass doesn't change many minds [...] 

Image from article, with caption: Palestinian protesters fly a kite with a burning rag dangling from its tail to during a protest at the Gaza Strip's border with Israel, April 20, 2018.

In the wake of Tuesday’s flareup Israel mobilized its public diplomacy [JB emphasis] army and managed to get the Jewish state some rare international sympathy in the long-simmering conflict. That seems to have dried up following the shooting death of Gaza medic Razan al-Najjar, 21, near the border fence during fresh protests on Friday ...

“It is the first time the Israeli side have killed a paramedic, she is a female,” Dr. Iyad Yaghi is quoted telling the outlet, as he and other medical personnel mourn their fallen friend. ...
Image from below article, with caption: The paramedic Razan al-Najjar, who was killed by an Israeli sniper at the Gaza border on June 1. (Photo: via Twitter)

"‘Deliberate War Crime’: Palestinians Condemn Killing of Young Paramedic, Razan at Gaza Border,"

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