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Mosaic: Two Weeks of War in Gaza

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Posted on Jan 10, 2009
Gaza report

This week’s “Mosaic Intelligence Report” takes stock of various reports about the current Gaza crisis from Middle Eastern media outlets as the conflict reached the 14-day mark. Needless to say, we’re not likely to hear all these voices on CNN.

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By randyha, January 13, 2009 at 5:55 am Link to this comment

The Mosaic News is an excellent source on Gaza. I subscribe to their newsletter it is free! Also its producer Jamal Dajani just returned from the Gaza-Israel border, this is one of his latest postings about the children of Gaza

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By nefertiti, January 13, 2009 at 1:57 am Link to this comment


thanks for your support but it wont happen . the Lobby is way to powerful for that to happen . right now america is sending extra arms to murder more children , (and israel makes its own bombs and arms and missiles and even nuclear bombs )

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By nefertiti, January 12, 2009 at 9:32 am Link to this comment

latest Numbers is 909 Dead (mostly civilians and lots of childrens and babies ) and over 4000 Injured some very serious injuries , some with blindness and amputated limbs (latest i saw was a cute 12 years old who had both legs amputated and one 8 years old who had his eyes blinded by the Phosphorous poison that burnt him )

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By nefertiti, January 12, 2009 at 9:30 am Link to this comment

Norm Lowry

Thank You so much for your letter . it means a lot to us . very much appreciated it would have been an utopic world if we had a majority of US citizens like you .we would be closer to peace . Bless you .

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By jr., January 11, 2009 at 8:00 pm Link to this comment

There should be an arms embargo against israel.  Where do i sign up?

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By Norm Lowry, January 11, 2009 at 9:41 am Link to this comment
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My name is Norm Lowry, from Lancaster PA USA.  Please forgive me for my country’s rape, pillage, terrorism & murder of our world.  Too many of my fellow citizens are willing to remain silent.  Their silence has become their chosen lie to hide behind.  Yet, our Loving Creator, who relentlessly gives much to be shared with others, will shortly take us all the way down…for our selfish hoarding of what we have & for our tenacious pursuit of what others have.

To my fallen or wounded brothers & sisters in Gaza (among the many others)...please know that you are Loved.  Though only one small voice, I have asked Israel (through their Washington DC Embassy) to leave my country.  They & the US hegemony, are all of our enemies. 

RE:  Sameh Habeeb…you are a genuine hero.  Your dedication & willingness to personally reach out to even the small voices (like me) deeply touches my heart.  Please hug your precious ones for me.


Norm Lowry
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By Purple Girl, January 11, 2009 at 8:05 am Link to this comment

should all be held responsible WHEN another terrorist attack is committed on US soil.
There was no need for this Action by the Israeli gov’t, We have provided them with ample military capablities (and funds) to have infiltrated and exposed those in Hama who are Responsilbe for the rocket attacks.
When LA was in the midst of Gang warefare, did the california P.D. begin bombing the shit out of East LA? No. Frankly this situation is more akin to Gang factions than a Gov’t action, and should have been handled as such.
The Israeli Gov’t is not only killing innocents, but endangering their own citizens and US. Our troops are still stuck in the quagmire in Iraq & afghanistan. With Bush giving his undying allegience to Israel, he has once again created a situation where retribution will be sought on our soil by those who seek Jihad.
The religious right ‘christians’ must be elated to see their hopes and dreams of kicking off Armegeddon could still be a reality before W leaves office.The only reason these crazed zealots calim ‘Friendship’ with Israel is because their twisted interpretation of Revelations requires it.
Hope all you Israeli’s have Converted, otherwise your asses are going to suffer with the rest of Us once they acheive this Globally destructive Self Fulfilling Prophecy.
it’s time to put ALL ‘End of Dayers’ (So called Muslim, Chrisitan and Jewish) in a padded cell, to save humanity and the planet from their psychosis. Lobotomy should be on their Standard treatment plans.

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By eileen fleming, January 11, 2009 at 6:46 am Link to this comment

From this AM’s email:

Dear Reporters Without Borders,

As an organization that works under the slogan “Don’t wait to be deprived of news to stand up and fight for it” , I trust you will take the following information seriously and take the appropriate action.

I am writing to you about death threats received by one of the only journalists left reporting out of Gaza. Sameh has been interviewed on BBC, Sky News, Democracy Now, Al-Jazeerah among many others and has been writing a daily update that you can access on his blog below.

As you can see from his note, he has received several death threats against both himself and his family.  I’m sure RSF condemns such threats and is familiar with them and I wonder if you have any specific advice for Sameh under these circumstances?  Please get back to him on this (.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)).

Also, I would ask you to do whatever is in your power to get this news out so that the world knows how Israel is trying to silence the truth of its genocide in Gaza.

Thank you in advance for your attention to this matter.

Sincerely, Rima Khalidi

From Sam:

Have a look on my story about Gaza Children!


Dear Editors, Journalists and Friends,

I have got more calls from anonymous persons stop blogging or I would be killed. Yet, I would keep on this track. Some of you do wonder how I send news in such conditions. I really suffer a lot to send you this update due to lack of power. I go around 4 kilo meters a day in this cruel war where I charge my laptop battery to be able to send this work! This is very risky since shells rain down and drones hover over me! I will keep this up.

This is a new report for the 14th day of Gaza War and the outcomes of Israeli invasion. For more reporting, breaking news, interviews and accounts in Gaza, you could reach me on my contact info below. Please try both numbers below because there is a big problem in communication resulted in Israeli power cuts.

I’m available 24 hours for media coverage in occupied Gaza. You could reach me any time in my house. welcome to call me on this number in the night: Landline: 0097282802825    


Mob:    00972599306096    
Landline: 0097282802825    
E-mail: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
.(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Skype: Gazatoday, Facebook: Sameh A. habeeb

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PS-My introduction to Sam:

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By randyha, January 10, 2009 at 6:37 pm Link to this comment

CNN is good for tabloid news. I recommend reading Mosaic’s producer take on CNN’s coverage of the Gaza war posted on Huffington. He has been reporting from Gaza border

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