Gaza reconstruction clouded by dispute over Israelis held by Hamas

GAZA (Reuters) – Reconstruction of Gaza after last month’s fighting between Israel and Hamas is being held up by a dispute over the fate of Israelis long held by the Islamist group and a lack of clarity over how to prevent it from accessing aid funds, officials say.© Reuters/MOHAMMED SALEM Uncertainty defies Gaza reconstruction hopes The Gaza government says 2,200 homes were destroyed and 37,000 damaged by Israeli shelling during 11 days of cross-border exchanges. Rebuilding those dwellings and wider Gaza infrastructure will cost some $500 million, the government says.© Reuters/MOHAMMED SALEM Uncertainty defies… Read More

Israel mahu jalin hubungan dengan Malaysia, Indonesia, Brunei

TEL AVIV: Israel bersedia menjalin hubungan dengan tiga negara Islam di Asia Tenggara termasuk Malaysia, Indonesia dan Brunei, lapor akhbar The Jerusalem Post. Duta Israel ke Singapura, Sagi Karni, dalam temu bual dengan akhbar berkenaan, berkata peluang itu akan membolehkan regim Yahudi memperbetulkan banyak salah faham berhubung konflik Israel-Palestin. Tiga negara dengan majoriti penduduk beragama Islam di Asia Tenggara itu mengecam serangan 11 hari Israel ke atas Semenanjung Gaza yang mengorbankan lebih 250 warga Palestin bulan lalu.https://703d958a91b633e03c12c7c233cdfd10.safeframe.googlesyndication.com/safeframe/1-0-38/html/container.html Malaysia, Indonesia dan Brunei turut menggesa Pertubuhan Bangsa-Bangsa Bersatu (PBB) campur tangan bagi menghentikan serangan… Read More

Israeli air raids target Gaza for second time since ceasefire

Israel targets a civil administration building, sites belonging to armed Palestinian groups and an agricultural field, sources say. Israeli fighter jets have launched a series of air raids on the Gaza Strip for the second time since a shaky ceasefire ended last month’s 11-day war. Palestinian sources on the ground said Israeli missiles on Thursday hit several sites belonging to armed groups northwest of Gaza City and north of Beit Lahia in the besieged territory. A civil administration building east of Jabaliya in the north was also targeted, in addition to an… Read More

Tindakan kejam Israel sasar wanita, kanak kanak – Zuraida

SHAH ALAM – Majlis Pimpinan Politik Wanita Malaysia (Comwel) hari ini mengutuk sekeras-kerasnya tindakan kejam Israel ke atas rakyat Palestin, terutama apabila rejim itu sengaja mensasarkan golongan wanita dan kanak-kanak. Presiden Comwel, YB Datuk Hajah Zuraida Kamaruddin berkata keganasan Israel tersebut dibuktikan lagi dengan serangan demi serangan yang dilancarkan pada bulan Ramadan, ketika rakyat Palestin sedang bersiap-sedia menyambut Hari Raya Aidilfitri. “Tidak cukup dengan memukul kanak-kanak, penduduk wanita dan lelaki di Al-Aqsa, mereka mengebom pula rumah penduduk Palestin yang tidak bersalah – kononnya atas alasan ‘mempertahankan diri.’ “Adakah logik untuk penjajah seperti… Read More