About This Source - DW News
DW News is a global English-language news and information channel from German public international broadcaster Deutsche Welle, established in summer 2015.
Recent from DW News:
DW News published this video item, entitled “Israel masses troops on Gaza border as conflict escalates | DW News” – below is their description.
Israel says it is massing troops on the border with Gaza, and calling up thousands of reservists ahead of a possible ground invasion of the Hamas-ruled territory. Overnight, the Israeli air force stepped up strikes on Gaza, as Hamas launched hundreds of rockets far into Israel. This comes amid renewed mob violence between Arab and Jewish neighbors in Israeli cities. and the death toll in this conflict is rising.
On the ground residents picked through the destruction caused by days of Israeli airstrikes,
Palestinians in Gaza spent the Muslim holiday of Eid under bombardment.
The Israel Defense Force bombs what it says is a military compound belonging to the Palestinian militant group Hamas in Gaza. It is retaliation for rockets fired at Israel.
The conflict between Israel and Hamas is escalating.
The air raid sirens sound yet again. Israelis run for cover. This time Israel’s aerial missile defense system intercepted a missile. But other rockets have cracked the so called Iron Dome. And the reach of Hamas seems to be extending further and further into Israel.
As Hamas launches more rockets from Gaza,
negotiators from Egypt held talks with the two sides to try and find a truce.
Within Israel, the conflict is fueling fears of a wider conflict as mobs of Arabs and Jews confront each other on the streets. Tensions in several mixed cities have boiled over into violence.
A brutal attack on the streets of Bat Yam. A group of far-right Israelis pull an Arab man out of his car and beat him. Mob attacks as well in the in the city of Lod. Surveillance footage shows Palestinian youths attacking an Orthodox Jew.
Elsewhere, clashes erupted between Arabs and Israeli police. The violence is fueling fears that Israel could be headed for civil war. Jews and Arabs who live side-by-side in Israel’s so-called mixed cities are deeply concerned
An Arab-owned ice cream store in Bat Yam was vandalized by a right-wing Jewish mob. It’s owner says she was shocked by the violence.
Many in these towns are just hoping the unrest will end soon. But an end to this conflict on Israel’s streets appears a long way off. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has warned that violence is likely to increase in the coming days.
And tensions from the Israeli-Palestinian conflict have spilled over to cities around the world – including in Germany. There have been renewed protests against Israel’s military operation in several German cities, with over 1,500 people gathering in the northern city of Bremen. And there have also been anti-Semitic incidents of vandalism targeting Jewish places of worship. Police arrested more than a dozen men suspected of damaging a synagogue in Bonn, and starting a fire at a Jewish memorial site in Düsseldorf. Germany’s Jewish community is calling for more protection.DW News YouTube Channel
Got a comment? Leave your thoughts in the comments section, below. Please note comments are moderated before publication.
In This Story: Egypt
Egypt, a country linking northeast Africa with the Middle East, dates to the time of the pharaohs. Millennia-old monuments sit along the fertile Nile River Valley, including Giza’s colossal Pyramids and Great Sphinx as well as Luxor’s hieroglyph-lined Karnak Temple and Valley of the Kings tombs.
The capital, Cairo, is home to Ottoman landmarks like Muhammad Ali Mosque and the Egyptian Museum, a trove of antiquities.
4 Recent Items: Egypt
In This Story: Germany
Germany is a federal parliamentary republic led by a chancellor. With over 83 million inhabitants of its 16 constituent states, it is the second-most populous country in Europe after Russia, as well as the most populous member state of the European Union. Its capital and largest city is Berlin, and its financial centre is Frankfurt; the largest urban area is the Ruhr.
5 Recent Items: Germany
In This Story: Israel
Israel, a Middle Eastern country on the Mediterranean Sea, is regarded by Jews, Christians and Muslims as the biblical Holy Land. Its most sacred sites are in Jerusalem. Within its Old City, the Temple Mount complex includes the Dome of the Rock shrine, the historic Western Wall, Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre. Israel’s financial hub, Tel Aviv, is known for its Bauhaus architecture and beaches.