A BRIEF SUMMARY OF NEWS RELATED TO ISRAEL ON FRIDAY 2014 07 25

Norway

Media are chock full on rumors and speculation concerning recent terrorist threats. Among the results of these terrorist threats have been the closing of the Jewish Museums in Oslo and Trondheim; as these are seen as possible targets. Authorities have recalled police on holiday; among objects receiving extra security measures are the Israel Embassy and the Synagogue in Oslo.

Israel

THE ISRAELI ARMY CANNOT WIN

Aftenposten 2014 07 25 p 8

Etgar Keret

Leftist Israeli author writes op-ed, states “compromise” only solution to peace., military solutions are not a genuine option.

KILLED AT SCHOOL

Vårt Land 2014 05 25 p 0, NTB, Not online

UNRWA states 9 civilians, including one baby, killed in attack on school, committed by the IDF.

 

INJUSTICE (IS THE )CAUSE OF LACKING PEACE

Vårt land 2014 07 25 p 34, 35, Tor Berger Jørgensen

Not online

Bishop of the Church of Norway makes strong attack on Israel; using Apartheid comparisons, putting all blame for recent conflicts on Israel. This attack was made during an anti-Israel demo in Bodø, in cooperation with leftist trade unions.

 

Also see: BODØ PEOPLE GATHER IN SOLIDARITY ON MARKET SQUARE.

 

ISRAEL SUFFER GREATER LOSSES

Vårt Land 2014 07 25 p 9, NTB, Not online

32 IDF soldiers killed so far in Gaza conflict; Lt. Col Peter Lerner of the IDF states Hamas has improved capabilities and training since the last conflict. Numbers of civilian casualties are growing, the article states there is little prospect of an immediate ceasefire.

 

TAKES REFUGE IN CHURCHES OF GAZA

Dagsavisen 2014 07 25 p 16, 17, Mohammed Omer, Pay wall

Gazan inhabitants take refuge in Christian churches, being seen as safe havens. According to this article, some 1300 Christians reside in Gaza. Nothing is mentioned about persecution of Christians in Gaza during Hamas rule, though.

 

LITTLE HOPE OVER CEASEFIRE SOON

Dagsavisen 2014 07 25 p 17, NTB, Pay wall

Little hope of ceasefire in region soon, according to most commenters.

 

THE UNKNOWN VICTIM

Verdens Gang 2014 07 25 p 18, 19

Harald Henden/ Harald Berg Sævareid

 

Pictures from the Kamal Edwan hospital in Gaza; depicting civilians killed in alleged Israeli attack. The article states discrepancies in reporting between local Gaza sources and IDF on what has actually taken part; shooting still ongoing in this area, making reporting too hazardous.

 

CHRISTIANS AND MUSLIMS ARE ONE FAMILY

Verdens Gang 2014 07 25, NTB

Greek-orthodox church in Gaza open doors to refugees of all creeds. No mention made of persecution of Christians under Hamas.

REUVEN RIVLIN SWORN IN AS ISRAELI PRESIDENT

NRK Verden 2014 07 24, Helge Carlsen

 

NRK’s commenter hedges his bets, describing Rivlin as “far right hawk” who dreams of a “greater Israel” between the Mediterranean and the Jordan River and also supports the settlers. On the other hand it is stated he has the support of the Left, many Arabs and is a “tough defender of democracy”.

 

JEWISH MUSEUM CLOSED AFTER TERRORIST THREAT

Dagbladet 2014 07 25

NTB

Jewish Museum in Oslo closed over terrorist threats.

 

1 comment for “A BRIEF SUMMARY OF NEWS RELATED TO ISRAEL ON FRIDAY 2014 07 25

  1. motti
    July 28, 2014 at 4:18 am

    Never mind, those returning Islamists from Afghanistan and Syria will no doubt show their appreciation to the Norwegian people for their unstinted help

    Norwegian sowing of seeds have now started to reap the planting of fascist liberal/far left dogma.

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