Syria News Wire

Syria News Wire header image 4

Entries from January 2009

Murder in Gaza

January 12th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

The mindless murder makes me think it isn’t worth writing any of this. We’ve protested, the UN has held its little meetings, angry Arabs have painted their little posters, we’ve written our endless blog posts. And Israel keeps killing. And still, the ugly words of support for the poor terrorised residents of Sderot keep coming. […]

[Read more →]

Tags:

Jews against the Gaza massacre

January 11th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

Israel’s supporters are staying very very quiet. There are no brazen public defences of Israel, like there were during the war on Lebanon in 2006. But being quiet doesn’t mean they aren’t active. They are keeping their eyes out for anything they perceive as ‘bias’ (for bias, read ‘anti-Israeli’), and threatening to bring down the […]

[Read more →]

Tags:

Israel shot at from Syria

January 11th, 2009 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Israel has made an astonishing claim – that its army on the illegally occupied Syrian Golan Heights was shot at, from Syria. “In the afternoon, there were a number of bullets fired from Syria at an Israeli army force doing engineering work near the fence,” it said. It has made it very clear that it […]

[Read more →]

Tags:

UN Security Council finally calls for ceasefire

January 9th, 2009 · No Comments · Uncategorized

The UN Security Council has backed the resolution calling for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza. But the US still couldn’t bring itself to even bother to vote. It abstained. And Israel is now in breach of ANOTHER UN resolution. It keeps murdering. This morning, it fired on a house, killing six members of the same […]

[Read more →]

Tags:

One million people demonstrate in Damascus

January 8th, 2009 · 3 Comments · Uncategorized

A million people have come out on to the streets of Damascus, to protest at the massacres in Gaza. Interestingly, as well as the usual Syrian and Palestinian flags, plus photos of the president, protesters carried pictures of Hugo Chavez. The Venezuelan President kicked the Israeli ambassador out of his country a few days ago. […]

[Read more →]

Tags:

The Gaza Anthem

January 8th, 2009 · No Comments · Uncategorized

Sing it for Gaza (thanks Rime).

[Read more →]

Tags:

January 8th, 2009 · No Comments · Uncategorized

LEBANON CONFIRMS FIVE ROCKETS FIRED, ISRAEL HAS RETALIATED

[Read more →]

Tags:

January 8th, 2009 · No Comments · Uncategorized

ISRAELI POLICE SAY THREE ROCKETS FIRED FROM LEBANON STRIKE NORTHERN ISRAEL

[Read more →]

Tags:

January 8th, 2009 · No Comments · Uncategorized

EXPLOSIONS IN NORTHERN ISRAEL – POSSIBLE HIZBOLLAH ATTACK.

[Read more →]

Tags:

CNN: Israel broke the 6 month ceasefire first

January 7th, 2009 · 1 Comment · Uncategorized

But, erm, excuse me? “The Guardian, questionable, but nonetheless…” The Guardian is QUESTIONABLE? Via Sabbah.

[Read more →]

Tags: