Most of the people killed in the Gaza violence this week were affiliated with a terrorist organization
7 days ago - By Business Insider
The Health Ministry in Gaza said more than 60 people died in the recent Gaza border conflict.
On Wednesday, a Hamas official said that 50 of the Palestinians who died were Hamas affiliates.
This context has gone largely unnoticed in mainstream coverage of the conflict.
On Monday, Israel was bludgeoned with criticism over the violence at the Gaza border and the dozens of Gazans who were killed near the security fence.
Critics questioned the Israeli defense forces' conduct. One Twitter user even garnered thousands of retweets for his criticism of The New York Times - which, in a tweet, used...
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Hamas says most slain Gaza protesters were its members
7 days ago - By Boston Herald
JERUSALEM - Most of the protesters killed this week by Israeli fire along the border with the Gaza Strip were members of Hamas, the militant group said Wednesday, an admission that deepens the starkly different narratives on both sides over the deaths. Israel, which has faced blistering international criticism over its response, is likely to latch on to the remarks to bolster its claims that Hamas has used the weekly border protests as cover to stage attacks.
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50 Hamas members reportedly killed during Monday's Gaza protests
7 days ago - By News OK
50 members of the Hamas terror organization were among those killed in protests along the Gaza border on Monday, a Hamas spokesperson reportedly said on TV Wednesday.
Monday's violence on the border, which took place as the United States opened its new embassy in Jerusalem, was the bloodiest for Palestinians since the 2014 Gaza conflict.
At least 60 Palestinians were killed Monday and 2,200 were injured by gunfire or tear gas.
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