Wednesday, July 23 Commentary

Posted By: Dave Agar · 7/23/2014 12:00:00 AM

Several more people killed in Gaza overnight including many Palestinians in the city of Khan Younis.   It came under drone and tank fire from the Israeli military.

That's one round of tank fire.

Palestinian officials say the Palestinian death toll has now surpassed 6-hundred-50.   30 Israeli's have been killed, nearly all of them soldiers on the ground in Gaza trying to crush Hamas so it stops firing mortars and rockets toward civilian targets in Israel.  2 more soldiers were killed overnight.

The diplomatic effort to secure a ceasefire continues.  The Prime minister of Israel is scheduled to meet today in Tel Aviv with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and UN Secretary General Ban Ki Moon.


It's national day of mourning in the Netherlands, the home country of most of the 2-hundred-98 people killed last week when a missile knocked down a Malaysian commercial jet in eastern Ukraine.

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