Behind The “News”

News Without The Spin

Israeli troops to withdraw from Gaza as ceasefire begins

Israeli troops withdraw from Gaza as Israel declares it has completed the task of destroying Hamas tunnels and another ceasefire begins. Whether it will last and for how long remains to be seen

Overturned bus in Jerusalem after being tipped over by Palestinian construction worker. Click to enlarge

IDF officer: Destroying Hamas gov’t was not army’s goal

A senior IDF officer has revealed that further options are being considered for Operation Protective Edge, as terror attacks spread from Gaza to Jerusalem

NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen. Click to enlarge

NATO exerting pressure, not interested in MH17 investigation – Russia’s mission

NATO chief Rasmussen blames Russian involvement for downing Flight MH17. Even though the investigation isn’t over

I watched Libya seize its freedom. Now I have to flee its new chaos

Gaddafi was toppled 3 years-ago with the aid of NATO airstrikes. Far from ‘restoring democracy’ however, chaos still prevails as Western governments evacuate their citizens and rival militias vie for power

President Obama addresses a press conference on August 1, over the abduction of Israeli 2nd Lt. Hadar Goldin by Hamas

Obama calls for immediate release of captured Israeli soldier in Gaza

Truly this man is at the beck and call of America’s Zionist lobby

How Mass Immigration Hurts Us All

Study concludes what should have been self-evident. Uncontrolled immigration into the UK puts pressure on infrastructure and leads to congestion in an already overcrowded island

The Kincora boys home in east Belfast, the site of alleged child abuse during the 1970s. Click to enlarge

Kincora probe BLOCKED by MI5

Former Army Intelligence officer reveals his investigation into child abuse at a east Belfast boys home was blocked by MI5. Who were they protesting and why?

Northern Ireland’s first minister calls MI5 abuse rumours ‘national scandal’

First minister calls for inquiry into boys care home abuse allegations to establish whether those involved were “indeed on the payroll of MI5″

MH17 wreckage clearly shows signs of shrapnel or machinegun fire. Click to enlarge

BBC Report (Subsequently Deleted): Ukrainian Fighter Shot Down MH17

This is essential viewing: BBC reporter interviews eyewitnesses (with English subtitles) who saw jet fighters fire on MH17. The BBC has since deleted the report

Israel-Gaza conflict: Soldier ‘captured in tunnel attack’ by militants could be British-Israeli

Cease-fire lasts just over an hour before fresh fighting erupts. Israeli Second Lieutenant believed captured, two more IDF soldiers killed while clearing Hamas tunnels

Israeli soldiers during funeral of soldier Li Mat. Click to enlarge

Richard Silverstein on Israel Murdering its Own Soldiers

Richard Silverstein explains that the IDF isn’t just murdering Palestinians. They’re killing their own men too. With an introduction by Gilad Atzmon

Former US intelligence officers demand US present evidence to back up claimed Russian involvement in MH17

Analysts warn Obama that “US–Russian tensions are building in a precarious way over Ukraine, and we are far from certain that your advisers fully appreciate the danger of escalation.”

Gaza Strip: Israel Calls up 16,000 More IDF Reservists

The call-up is meant to give Israeli forces some “breathing room”, a senior IDF officer was quoted as saying

Hundreds of people were said to have been out shopping after days of being unable to buy basic provisions. Click to enlarge

Israel Warned SEVENTEEN Times That School it Shelled Housed Civilian Refugees

IDF informed SEVENTEEN times to ensure UN school’s protection – the last time being just TWO HOURS before the fatal shelling

IDF battle-weary and shaken by level resistance in Shujaiyeh, Gaza. Click to enlarge

Ten More Israeli Soldiers Killed in Gaza

More Israeli soldiers were killed in fighting Monday. So what does the IDF do? It kills more Palestinian children

Defence Secretary Michael Fallon (left) announced Britain would send 1,300 troops to take part in Exercise Black Eagle during a visit to Warsaw with Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond (second left), meeting their Polish counterparts, Polish Foreign Minister Radoslaw Sikorski (right) and Defence Minister Tomasz Siemoniak (second right). Click to enlarge

Britain Sends 1,300 Troops to Eastern Europe for ‘Exercise Black Eagle’

The West continues to up the ante with Russia deploying more troops and aircraft close to its borders

Israeli air strike on Gaza City on Tuesday, July 22. Click to enlarge

Gaza Strip’s biggest hospital ‘hit by Israeli missile’

This is the second time in a week that Israeli fire has hit a Palestinian hospital. These aren’t errors. This is part of Israel’s ‘War OF Terror’ against Palestinians

Sgt Guy Levy: murdered by the IDF to prevent his being used as a bargaining chip by Hamas. Click to enlarge

Israel Murders IDF Soldier to Prevent His Capture

Richard Silverstein writes, every once in a while I learn something I never thought possible; and I don’t mean this in a good way

Restricted air space. Click to enlarge

Malaysian Airlines MH17 Was Ordered to Fly over the East Ukraine Warzone

Malaysian Airlines Confirms that it was Instructed to Fly MH17 at Lower Altitude over East Ukraine. Prof Michel Chussudovsky explains

Malaysian Airlines Boeing 777 disappeared from radar. Click to enlarge

Did Flight MH370 Land at Diego Garcia?

Persistent questions about Flight MH370 remain unanswered. A quick look at accumulated evidence points to it flying low to evade radar and landing, possibly at Diego Garcia