NBC Removes Reporter from Gaza After He Witnessed Israeli Assault on Children

By: Rachel Blevins
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Foreign Correspondent for NBC News, Ayman Mohyeldin, witnessed the murder of four Palestinian boys via Israeli airstrike on Wednesday. After providing a firsthand account for NBC, he was contacted by the network’s executives, and was told to leave Gaza immediately.

NBC insisted that their decision to remove Mohyeldin from the region was due to “security concerns.” However, according to Journalist Glenn Greenwald, they quickly proceeded to replace Mohyeldin, who is an Arabic-speaking, Egyptian-American with experience reporting in the region, with Richard Engel and an American producer who has never been to Gaza and speaks no Arabic.

Mohyeldin’s account of Wednesday’s events in Gaza weren’t just limited to NBC – he also shared them with social media. On Twitter, he reported that he had been playing and kicking a ball with the young boys, just minutes before their lives were ended.

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Mohyeldin also gave the boys an identity on Social Media, sharing their names and ages on Twitter.

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While the words Mohyeldin wrote made readers aware of the details of the event, the pictures he shared with both Twitter and Instagram brought the horrific and tragic reality of the Bakr boys’ murder to life.

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Mohyeldin posted the picture above on his Instagram, showing the reaction of a Palestinian mother, whose son was one of the victims of the Israeli airstrike.

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A second Instagram post from Mohyeldin showed a Palestinian man grieving after he also learned that his son was one of the four victims.

Despite NBC’s decision to remove Mohyeldin from Gaza, he has gained the attention of Journalists like Glenn Greenwald, who wrote, “Over the last two weeks, Mohyeldin’s reporting has been far more balanced and even-handed than the standard pro-Israel coverage that dominates establishment American press coverage; his reports have provided context to the conflict that is missing from most American reports and he avoids adopting Israeli government talking points as truth.”

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Rachel Blevins

Rachel Blevins is a student in the College of Media and Communication at Texas Tech University. She aspires to break the left/right paradigm in media and politics by pursuing truth and questioning authority as she establishes her Journalism career.

  • KenD

    Yeah, no pro-Israel bias in the MSM, eh?

  • noreportingthetruth

    NBC – agenda driven…gotta wonder…nope…absolutely.

  • Tracey Ellis

    I find I keep turning to Instagram and Twitter to get up-to-the minute reporting from our foreign correspondents. It’s visceral, but it’s real reporting that hasn’t been sanitized by big corp!

  • Robbie Murphy

    With horror stories like these makes you wonder, did Hitler have the right idea about these jews after all

    • Republican Exodus

      Not one person who favors genocide has the right idea.

      • Rework Oh Ryan

        I agree genocide isn’t the right course of action, but was Hitler’s hatred for them justified.

        • Jaguar

          STOP. Now. Seriously. Look at the crap you monkeys are writing!!!!!!!!!!
          “was Hitler justified”!?!?
          What the F#CK is wrong with you people!? Hitler was a psychotic, power-mad, and deranged loon with aspirations of world domination.

          This IGNORANT, bigoted, RACIST view of ALL Jews “being this way” proves you people need to be dragged out into the street and shot down in cold blood for the betterment of all ManKind. A handful of leaders and politicians making poor decisions does not make an ENTIRE RACE OF PEOPLE YOU F#CKING A$$HOLE$!!!

          Seriously, what F#CKING IDIOT would think Hitler was ever right? Your mothers should be ashamed of you.

          • dak4svn

            Everyone should take a hard look at your post. This is what happens when you learn about history through Hollywood.

            If you made skin contact with an unrevised history book, or any literature that was not approved of by your masters, would you melt?

          • Herbert Napp

            Best point ever.

          • Jaguar

            I’m sorry, are you saying Hitler DIDN’T order the executions of MILLIONS of innocent men, WOMEN, AND CHILDREN to further his dream of “A Perfect World”?? That he didn’t march his military into most of Europe, and have designs to take the war across the oceans? I’m sorry, what fact are you needing here to understand that Hitler was knucking futz and you WANT to be just like him?

            Would pointing out he knew he was so far gone that when he realized he would lose he decided to kill his wife and himself instead of facing justice for his horrible CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY?

            sorry, I don’t know many sane people who are willing to commit suicide to avoid prosecution. I also don’t know any sane person who would be okay with putting his own GRANDMOTHER in a prison camp because she was not part of the “Master Race”……

            But, I’m sure YOUR knowledge of history is bloated with facts about how Hitler was shining example of the New World and we should just kill anything that’s not white, blonde, and blue eyed, right?

            I might be crass and rude, but I’m not such an idiot as to fall into the stupidest logical fallacy that just because a small group of one race of people are so bad that the entire race needs to be murdered. Which is EXACTLY what comes out of your people’s brains when you suggest that “Hitler might be right”….

            And maybe violence, turning you into victims, is what you need to wake you up to the ignorance spewing forth from your bodies in an unprecedented rate.

          • Jan Montano

            I agree with you Jaguar. Hitler used hatred of the Jews to get his power. Using one group against another. History is repeating itself. If the people here are questioning if Hitler was right in his hatred of the Jews who is next? None of us are safe. If every Jew is killed who will be next? Christians? Buddhists? People with red hair? Anyone?

          • thetruth

            do you realize that all of the problems that go on in the world are over looked by the jews because they own the media outlets, Hollywood and they own all of the banking systems so every country that is haveing a financial crisis is because of greedy power hungry Jewish people they literally own everythingand have the power and money to fix 90% of the problems our globe is going through and I am NOT justifying what Hitler did but somebody needs to step up and stop this before we are literally prisoners of our governments more than we already are.

          • Jaguar

            Pretty sure the Jews don’t own everything, and I’m doubly sure there isn’t some massive conspiracy theory by the Jewish people to make everyone prisoners… Which, is what I’m guessing your implying with your words.

          • thetruth

            Its a known fact they own all the media sources and banking system it’s not a conspiracy theory

          • Jaguar

            “known fact”?? i do not think that word means what you are to be thinking it means… “Fact” is a set of data that has been proven through the scientific method to be true.
            But, you know what I know is a fact? only stupid people believe stupid crap.
            Here’s the only viable article I found written on the subject from anything resembling a credible unbiased news site.. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/alan-dershowitz/do-jews-control-the-media_b_753227.html

            It’s from 2010. And it makes a couple valid points: 1) while there are a lot of people of Jewish decent in these industries, and some may hold high positions, they are just individuals. They are not interconnected. One Jew does not know every other Jew. Nor do they all get along or work together: THEY ARE INDIVIDUAL.
            2) Many are only Jewish by decent, and not actually by practice or belief.

            So much for your “known facts”……. which aren’t actually facts, or all that well known. here’s a fact: you’re wrong.

          • VENOMcatharsis

            Not to agree with the previous guy completely, but actually “facts” are anything that can be proven to be either true, OR false. Go back to school.

          • Jaguar

            Sorry, let me correct myself, “a fact is a hypothesis that has been proven to be accurate through scientific method.” Got an education, homo. Not my fault you have no comprehension skills and can’t understand that “data set that has been proven true” means exactly what your stupid ass said. Bloody retarded children and their needing everything drawn in f’ing crayon.

          • truth seeker

            The fact you speak of creates norms, and truth illumination.

            Did you also know that in the past the scientific fact you speak of said the world was flat… so my for that scientific fact.

            Just drop the word fact and stick with truth.

            Until you are humble enough to accept that you don’t know much and open yourself to learning and changing your viewpoint when you acquire new information.. until then.. wisdom will elude you.

            The truth will set you free from the mental slavery.

          • Jaguar

            Your truth? Your truth are lies, man. Sorry you have to tow a party line to feel accepted. Sorry you have to parrot someone else in order to be a person. Humble? Greatness doesn’t do humble. Mediocre does “humble’. Losers do “humble”… You want humble? get the F off the internet and quit bothering me with your WWE-inspired nonsense.

          • VENOMcatharsis

            First of all, no. You still didn’t get it right, a fact is NOT necessarily true. It’s any statement that can be PROVEN, one way (true) or the other (false). If you’re going to try to be Mr. Tough-guy, at least get the thing you’re arguing right. And considering that what we’re all talking about is equality, It’s a shame that a moron such as yourself feels the need to use “homo” as a derogatory slur. “Tsk,tsk”. So, again, go back to school.

          • Jaguar

            retarded monkey “ACCURATE” does not mean “True”. go sit down. I’m done dealing with your retarded ass.

          • VENOMcatharsis

            ac·cu·rate
            ˈakyərit/
            adjective
            1.
            (of information, measurements, statistics, etc.) correct in all details; exact.
            “accurate information about the illness is essential”
            synonyms:correct, precise, exact, right, error-free, perfect; More

            2.
            (with reference to a weapon, missile, or shot) capable of or successful in reaching the intended target

          • ILoveItWhen

            Ha! Jaguar is an effing idiot!!

          • Jan Montano

            OMG. You are buying into it aren’t you. One race of people bad, we must stop them. You are being used. Maybe they own a lot of things cause they are smart people? And they have the power to make our world better? Yup, powerful people do have the power to make us a better world. But will they? no. Because they have the power. They don’t care about you. They care about their power. And I am sure that they don’t everything such as the media and banking.

          • Earth citizen

            Facts driven argument is usually better and makes you sound smarter than an emotional driven argument.

          • lamickel

            Palestians? Anyone else? If nobody will stand for Palestian children, nobody will stand for us.

          • Moses

            And Israel uses their hatred of Palestine to get their power. Along with the ultimate outcome and assistance following WW2. BTW – I am no way defending Hitler or anything that evil man believed in, simply making a comparison. Israel’s actions are evil, pure and simple. No way around it.

          • Mqira

            If every Jew is killed who will be next? Christians? Buddhists? People with red hair? Anyone?

            ….Palestinian???

          • Jills

            While I can barely read your post without my eyes burning, Jaguar, the basic points you are making are spot-on. I agree in the strongest way possible.

          • Jills

            Ooops, I disagree with you suggesting anyone else needs to be dragged or shot…more violence isn’t the answer.

          • Jaguar

            It’s spooky. But maybe a healthy dose of their own medicine is what these bigots need. Maybe if they understood the suffering they are advocating, they might see the error of their ways, because so far trying to talk sense in to them isn’t working.

    • Ariel

      That is one of the most disgusting statements I’ve ever heard. You are basically justifying the Holocaust.

      • Roger Wilco

        Who are you? The Thought Police?

        • Ariel

          Yes, because I’m censoring people I disagree with and taking away their ability to speak on the internet. And imprisoning them… Give me a break.

    • Lisa Liel

      And it’s this kind of fuckwit that makes all libertarians look bad.

      • dak4svn

        Libertarians don’t need any help looking bad. This is coming from someone who agrees almost 100% with Ron Paul.

    • cyberpigue

      Actually, Hitler was wrong, they didn’t defend themselves against his genocide, but today… they’ve had enough. Today, they fight back.

  • Brawlocaust

    A little confused because Engel’s Wiki states that he IS fluent in Arabic, and has experience in warzones: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Engel

    • Zak Carter

      “with Richard Engel AND an American producer who has never been to Gaza and speaks no Arabic.”

      It’s the producer that lacks knowledge of the language and familiarity with the region.

      • Brawlocaust

        Doh! Thanks!

  • Jills

    I am choking on the idea that reporting in America has been pro-Israel. That’s a bunch of bull. Only Christian organizations do from what I’ve heard…and some Christian orgs have begun to lean pro-Hamas as well. And I also wonder, what was in the place where the boys played that Israel struck? Hamas cares not one bit about children and adults alike…they put their weapons and launchers etc in the midst of innocent people. Of course there will be death. It just makes me sick. Children didn’t have to die, but they will the way Hamas fights.

    • yv3s

      An eye for an eye will leave the whole world blind.

    • CAFM

      It is my understanding from news that Hamas is hiding nukes and other weapons in the schools, using children as human shields. Could the target have been some of those weapons? I heard this on Fox from one of the “real” journalists-may have been The Cathryn person.

      • Dee

        Fox news is not the best for journalism.

  • Justsayin

    Didn’t Israel warn Gaza residents before they began their strikes? I feel horrible about the death of the boys, but the grieving parents should have gotten them out of the region. Poor or not, they could still walk. Reminiscent of those who chose to stay behind during Hurricane Katrina. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O93bz69Bzuk

    • TG123

      To where do you suggest they flee?

      • FreedomFightingMom

        Anywhere but Gaza. If you have no mode of transportation, pick a direction and start walking! They were warning four days in advance. Seriously, would you just stay there with your kids and let them play soccer outside?? It’s called being responsible for yourself and loved ones.

        • BT

          They are fenced in by the Jews in a prison camp there is nowhere to run or go

          • Lisa Liel

            Bullshit. Let them go to the Sinai.

          • Hell-Cat

            Where did you get that lie?

          • FreedomFightingMom

            What??? Where do you get your news – The Simpsons?

          • VENOMcatharsis

            let’s all just suppose for a second that this were happening here. Would you WALK to CANADA to ESCAPE? I think not. And, yes they are pretty much quarantined in a very very small area. Get your facts straight before trying to use sarcasm, “Freedom””Fighting”Mom

          • FreedomFightingMom

            No, I’d drive because I have a car. But if I needed to walk to protect the lives of my children, you bet I would! In other countries refugees do it all of the time. Oh, and they are NOT “quarantined” to a very small area. Get your facts straight VENOM.

          • VENOMcatharsis

            I did say ‘pretty much’. Where exactly would you try to go if you were them? “in other countries refugees do it all the time”…wow, totally justifiable, then. And the only reason you “have a car”, is because this country was founded on the genocide of Native Americans and on the sweat of Negro slaves, Not to mention the more recent exploitation of immigrant workers/ poorest socioeconomic demographic. But yeah. Americans know everything, so everyone else should just be quiet and learn what the almighty U.S. has to teach…

          • FreedomFightingMom

            Not even worth responding to your psycho babble. I suggest you spend a few days in a library, preferably in the history section.

          • VENOMcatharsis

            sure, I’m the psycho. And that was a joke with the whole “in the history section” thing, right? I was sort of talking about American history there. It’s always fun to push buttons, though. :))

        • Earth citizen

          I think you should look at the geography of Gaza before making that comment. pick a direction and go where exactly? Do you what surrounds the Gaza Strip?

          • FreedomFightingMom

            Where you say? To or through Egypt to anywhere else but Gaza. The Mediterranean Sea, Egypt and Israel surround the Gaza Strip, but it’s only 30 miles long. So even if you were at the far end, it’s only about 30 miles to Egypt. It’s not worth traveling 30 miles to protect your kids??

      • cyberpigue

        There would be no need to flee if they would stop their attacks on Israel.

  • Daryl Boyette

    Were the children huddled behind a mortar launcher: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yu54aSM6QOE

  • lamickel

    It is interesting to see Israel destroy the Libertarian movement from within.

  • Wiggin

    Looks like he was getting too personally involved with the situation and losing objectivity. I’m surprised he was pulled out, but good job, for once, NBC.

    • Mqira

      Thats pretty ignorant! Why do you oppose balanced reporting? Does it not support your view…so you feel it shouldnt be reported? Cognitive dissonance?

      • FreedomFightingMom

        Reporting should always be truthful. The balance comes in when you report the truth even though it doesn’t agree with your position.

      • Wiggin

        Your question is unconnected to my statement. Balanced reporting is not a laudable goal, objective reporting is. But besides that, he wasn’t balanced either, his reporting was skewed. So no, I don’t oppose balanced reporting, I oppose biased reporting, which is the case here.

        • Mqira

          its not biased…it happened to be true. However, re reading it…yes he may, and I repeat, may have gotten personally involved. But it is still true and unbiased. The fact is that this happened. As for NBC, I dont think it was for their reasons stated…a CNN reporter was just removed as well.

  • The Right Fight

    Richard Engle is fluent in Arabic, was formerly NBC’s Beirut Bureau Chief. His experience includes covering the Iraq war from the very beginning.

    How is that in any way considered to be a substandard replacement for Mohyeldin?

  • Larry Johnstone

    So where is the write up about Hamas hiding among the women and children?
    100 of thousands of kids are being killed all over the mideast by muslims…and YOU never say anything about that that I have seen

    • Guest

      You’re kidding, right? Do your research. Here’s a start: http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=971_1230895360

      • Larry Johnstone

        Clicking a link from a terrorist supporter is not something I do, thanks anyway

        • FreedomFightingMom

          Sorry, Larry. I misunderstood your comment and assumed you did NOT believe Hamas hid behind children. You are totally correct. The link I provided has pictures of Hamas firing from behind women and children. I tried to delete my comment but couldn’t. Sorry again…never mind. :)

          • Larry Johnstone

            I think Hamas are among the lowliest cowards in the world

        • Ken

          Larry, that link actually supported your stance. You ought to visit it.

        • Earth citizen

          I wish you to find enlightenment, love and empathy Larry.

          • Larry Johnstone

            If I do, will not find you there

    • cill dara

      wake up laughing larry and smell the coffee !!

      • Larry Johnstone

        cill dara? lol, thanks…that is a very funny name…is it for real :)

        • Nobody

          Cill Dara is the Irish for “Kildare”, the county to the west of Dublin. Try not to be so totally wrapped up in your own culture and language that you think it is the only one on the planet.

          • Larry Johnstone

            I really have no need to know all the counties in Ireland…feel free to learn them your self.

        • cill dara

          its the gaelic name for kildare,,its where i live in ireland..we know what it is to be oppressed ! one life lost no matter where in the world is one life too many !!

          • Larry Johnstone

            Yet to see any write ups about all the people being murdered by muslims all over the Mideast, Indonesia or Africa.
            Most of them just because they are Christians or the wrong kind of muslim.
            Hamas kidnapped and murdered three teenage Israelis…where was the outcry…at that oppression.
            Hamas is the one oppressing every one in Gaza…once land Jews lived on and were not allowed to live where arabs are in control…and people like you do not condemn those bigots that I ever seen

  • Larry Johnstone

    Hamas has been using women and children to hide behind since they became an organized terrorist group of cowards.
    They are afraid to put on uniforms and fight men

    • Larry Johnstone
    • eric

      First off, what makes you think these kids were used as shields?

      And second, you mean like the guys who tried to storm the beach?

      And finally, you’re acting like guerilla warfare is just a choice against an advanced military. By your logic, the US government should be able to just go and genocide any group and they’d be in the right as long as their enemy doesnt have a uniform.

      • Ken

        Didn’t know that anyone was committing genocide in Gaza. Looks more like a war to me. And yes, if another country was bombing my country I would sure hope we would retaliate!

        • eric

          This is a rhetorical exercise for testing principle. I’m showing the compartmentalization of claiming that facing an advanced military with guerilla warfare is cowardice.

          • cyberpigue

            If you come to my house to do me harm with a .22 I will still shoot you back with my .45… I didn’t start it, but I dang sure will end it.

          • greg

            Except, in this case, Israel DID start it. Get your facts straight, moron. Israel may have won the war in the past between the arabs and the jews, but it has no right to imprison an entire population within its walls and then strictly regulate its energy and food resources. It’s a major human rights crime overlooked by the majority of the world for one reason or another. Israel does everything they can, utilizing the West’s media, to make the currect citizens of Palestine into terrorists, but from what I see, they’re no worse than the American colonizers. Hell, they probably have an even better reason to launch a few bombs into Israel. Britain wasn’t even that bad to us.

          • cyberpigue

            “Britain wasn’t that bad to us” because we, like Israel, simply wanted to be left alone. Our motto wasn’t “Kill every Brit”, just as Israel’s isn’t “Kill every Palestinian”.

            That sounds so familiar though… someone must have said it. Oh yeah, now I remember, it is the motto of Hamas… ‘Israel will exist and will continue to exist until Islam will obliterate it, just as it obliterated others before it.’

            Here’s their covenant: http://fas.org/irp/world/para/docs/880818a.htm

            What I love is how your type always tips their hand by resorting to ad hominem attacks.

      • Larry Johnstone

        Hamas admits using women and children and if you were a serious investigator you would have known that…as it is not secret they admit it themselves!

        • eric

          Everyone already knows it has happened. That doesnt answer the question. Its not a constant. Just because they have used human shields is not an excuse to any and every child killed.

          I cant tell if you’re plain sick or just stupid.

          • Larry Johnstone

            Hamas admits to using women and children…get it

          • eric

            Are you having trouble reading or are you stuck in a loop of cognitive dissonance?

          • Larry Johnstone

            Just trying to get you focused, guess its a waste of time.
            You say:
            “Just because they have used human shields is not an excuse to any and every child killed”

            And no one said otherwise…Dick Tracy

          • Larry Johnstone

            I repeat just for you, eric

            Hamas admits using women and children and if you were a serious investigator you would have known that…as it is not secret they admit it themselves!

          • stephen

            No its not an excuse for every child killed but its a reason why they might have been killed and is a possibility and has to be considered.

    • stephen

      yep

  • cyberpigue

    I’m thinking this is the second time Rachel Blevins (“Rachel Blevins is a student in the College of Media and Communication at Texas Tech University. She aspires to break the left/right paradigm in media and politics by pursuing truth and questioning authority as she establishes her journalism career.”) has neglected to tell the whole story. Journalist indeed…

    My suggestion would be to stop responding to any of her stories Ben allows to be published and let her agendadized stories die a natural death. Seriously, let this girl’s stories die.

    • eric

      Would you like to elaborate or are you just assuming because its politically convenient?

      • cyberpigue

        It needs no elaboration, we all know that children dying is not the full story.

        • eric

          Obviously its not. There’s a broad conflict going on, but we already know that.

          If you’re implying senseless killing of innocents doesn’t happen then you’re naive

          • cyberpigue

            Where did I imply innocents weren’t being killed? Was it when I said “we all know that children dying is not the full story”. You’re even worse than Blevins at manufacturing reality.

  • persephone

    I must correct the author about Richard Engel…

    He has been a foreign correspondent FOR YEARS and has experience in the region.

    He also speaks Arabic FLUENTLY, and I distinctly remember being impressed with him when I heard him conversing with some protestors during Arab Spring not too long ago.

    I DO NOT condone NBC removing Ayman, as he is the go to source for REAL reporting there and has done a most EXCELLENT job, but, I love the truth too much to pass by this article not make a comment.

  • Ken

    Let’s see, Hamas bombs Israel from launchers in the crowd, Israel warns those in Gaza to take shelter and to move away from the city, Hamas tells citizens to ignore the warnings, Israelis retaliate by bombing a building and four boys were killed in the collateral damage. That seems a more accurate description of the events.

  • cslagenhop

    The Israelites are taking steps to insure that the Hamas terrorists do not continue to launch rockets at them. If the result is that some arab children are killed (notice, I do not say Palestinian, because there is no such thing) then it is squarely the fault of Hamas. I assure you the Israelite army did not intentionally target the children. Hamas terrorists hide behind civilians.

    • http://rt.com Schlomo Weinberger

      Correct. No such thing as Palestinian. May HaShem blot their memory out.

    • kennybaird

      Israel created Hamas just like the U.S. created Al-Queda, get the facts straight and tell Israel to quit stealing land, most of the people in Israel don;t even believe that Jesus was the Messiah yet most so called Christians want to lick their boots and kiss their ass, not this believer.

    • avoiceinthewilderness

      Great points. Arabs are dogs who eat their own

    • stephen

      True!!!!

  • http://rt.com Schlomo Weinberger

    Good move. Get this guy out of there before he reports on anything he’s seen. Better yet just get rid of him. As a journalist his reliability has been compromised.

  • cyberpigue

    Nice, BenSwann.com removed my link to the Palestinian representative explaining that Hamas was breaking international law, but Israel was not due to their advanced warnings. So, now we add censorship to the site?

  • 3VWdriver

    Way to go, NBC. Let’s not let the public know REAL reporting… Truthful reporting. Sick to pieces of the crooked media’s so-called ‘reporting’. SHAME on all of them.. if they can not or will not report the TRUTH UNBIASED, then shut the hell UP.

    • Jason Fisher

      There is no such thing as unbiased reporting anymore, it is slanted to one side or the other.

  • Bill Bradsky

    In the second Instagram photo of the grieving man, is it just me or is the man behind him smiling? The one with his hands around the main guy’s rib cage? This looks like it might be a staged photo, or one of joy made to look like grief. Maybe that’s why they pulled him out, because he was inventing fictional news stories. Don’t get me wrong, I don’t doubt the plausibility of what he’s claiming, but those photos seem off to me. Thoughts?

    • Jim

      Are you a complete idiot? This has to be the dumbest comment I’ve seen on the internet. “Staged? Man behind him smiling. Inventing fictional news story.” So stupid.

      • stephen

        Palestinian UN rep says every missile fired from Gaza at Israel is ‘a crime against humanity’

        Read more: Palestinian UN rep says every missile fired from Gaza at Israel is ‘a crime against humanity’ | The Times of Israel http://www.timesofisrael.com/palestinian-un-rep-says-every-gaza-missile-a-crime-against-humanity/#ixzz37soI6oEO
        Follow us: @timesofisrael on Twitter | timesofisrael on Facebook

      • Bill Bradsky

        “Are you a complete idiot?” – Ad hominem

        “This has to be the dumbest comment I’ve seen on the internet.” – Ad hominem

        “So stupid.” -Ad hominem
        Hmm, I wonder which one of us is saying something stupid?

  • Toe Knee

    Agree Hamas is shamefully hiding in villages populated with civilians and firing their missiles from such so when bombed by Israelis It’s the Israelis who will look bad when firing back.

    • stephen

      amen when will people get this

  • Ken

    Frankly, I’d like to see reporting from neither pro-Israeli, nor pro-Palestinian sources – I’d just like to see the balanced truth reported.

  • avoiceinthewilderness

    Where does the murder happen. I thought this was a war started by Palestinians. Am I missing something….Of course, bias in reporting. Sad the young ones died because of their fathers policies.

    • lncognito

      Maybe they had their home bulldozed and left to fend for themselves, what would you do? Be a pussy and take it dry? If the land grab didn’t happen there would be no war so who really started it?

  • Pourya Karbasion

    WOW!!!! That’s all I can say after reading some of these comments! Ignorance level: Red Neck American! just WOW. Listen to non-American (non-BS) news and read some goddamn blogs for Christ’s sake!!!!!

  • Pourya Karbasion

    WOW!!!! That’s all I can say after reading some of these comments!
    Ignorance level: Red Neck American! just WOW. Listen to non-American
    (non-BS) news and read some goddamn blogs for Christ’s sake!!!!!
    I started to type to respond to some of these comments, but once my writing turned into paragraphs, I realized no one was going to read it. So, I try to keep it simple, Israel has had a history of kidnapping Palestinian kids and torturing them. They have used chemical weapons, specially phosphorus bombs, multiple time before, although not in this war so far, and have been found guilty of man slaughter by International courts several times. So stop your typical American hallucination that the whole middle east is like Resident Evil: bunch of crazy people whose sole purpose in life is to hurt Americans and Israelis. These people try to live their lives the best way possible. But when Americans and Israelis keep messing with them, they go nuts an try to form organizations to be able to fight back. Also, let’s not forget about the fact that the country of Israel was founded when bunch of super wealthy Jews bought a lot of land in that region and called independence. When local Arab people (Palestinians), refused to leave those lands and neighborhoods, a military trained by the Brits and funded by Jews used sever violence to kick Arabs out of those lands. I know there are a lot of Persians living in California. They are mostly very well off. Now if these Persians start to buy lands close by, do they have the right to call independence and use force to kick out Americans?!?!?!

    • laura

      Media and Hollywood controlled propaganda

      • Larry Johnstone

        You probably never miss a new film

    • Tami Stevens

      Except that there never was a country named Palestine. It was the name of a region, like Siberia, and the people of all cultures who live in Siberia are Siberian. So the Jewish people living in the region of Palestine were also Palestinian, as were the Christians living there. No independent Arab or Palestinian state ever existed in Palestine. When the distinguished Arab-American historian, Princeton University Prof. Philip Hitti, testified against partition in 1946, he said: “There is no such thing as ‘Palestine’ in history, absolutely not.”

      In 1800 there were 25,000 Jews living in the region of Palestine that is now Israel, and an equal number of Christians. When more Jews began to return they were welcomed,
      because for centuries, Palestine was a sparsely populated, poorly cultivated and widely-neglected expanse of eroded hills, sandy deserts and malarial marshes. As late as 1880, the American consul on Jerusalem reported the area was continuing its historic decline, and that the population and wealth of Palestine has not increased during the last forty years. The Jews changed that and turned the desert into viable land, where the Arab’s had just ignored it..

      You could learn some history as well.

    • Larry Johnstone

      Pure one sided ignorance

      • Pourya Karbasion

        Research who Miko Peled is listen to what he is saying. I give up. too many stupid people around
        https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10204256601276218

        • Larry Johnstone

          Do not care what that is.I have all the information I need
          Hamas are the biggest cowards in the world, despicable how they use women and children being too afraid to put on a uniform and fight men themselves.

          • Pourya Karbasion

            Yeap you are right, I am sorry to bother you and waste your time. You “have all the information you need” to be what 90% of this world call a stupid ignorant American!!! I don’t like stereotypes, but spending 3 days on this blog and reading average American comments proved to me that this stereotype came to existence for a valid reason and you are a living example of it. I’ve provided you with a source. A reasonable person with a functioning brain would look into it, do some research and at the end argue their view point. You tagged my post as “pure one sided ignorance” and then when I provide you with information, you say “you don’t care” What does the fact that “you don’t care” imply? It can only imply your ignorance. If you cared, you would read and research.
            Hamas has done a lot of bad things, I don’t deny that. However, Hamas is like a teenager who just got into gang and Israel is the godfather. You cannot compare Hamas’s crimes to Israel’s. FYI, Hamas has been single-handedly fighting Israel, an army with much greater force and global influence. Hamas and Palestine are alone in this world, they know they will be killed, but still they put their lives on the line and fight for they believe in. Again, I am not saying Hamas are purely good people, but they are far from coward. They stare death in the eye every second of their life. You wanna talk about something extremely cowardly? Let’s talk about nuking a country and the massacre of unarmed civilians cause there’s nothing in this world more cowardly than that!!!

          • Larry Johnstone

            Too long to read knowing you have nothing of interest for me to read, I accept your apology.
            Hamas are the worst cowards on earth

          • Larry Johnstone

            You got nothing I care to read, I support Israel 100 percent

          • Larry Johnstone

            If hamas were not cowards they would put on uniforms and fight men..not hide behind women and children

    • chris

      LOL LOL LOL There’s so much stupid in that, one would have to wonder if the person is a Hamas spokesman.

    • Openarms Forhumanity

      Right. Wow. That is all.

  • bob smith

    4 down, a few million more to go. 4 more who wont strap bombs on, 4 more who wont grow up to breed more haters.good.. only to bad they didnt get more.

    • Pourya Karbasion

      You call them terrorists and you are happy to hear four innocent kids are dead. I bet you are pretty proud of nuking Japan too, aren’t you?! The nation that their foundation was based on Native American bloodshed, the only country that have used Nuclear weapons, and the country who has been involved in most wars in past 50 years and they call others terrorists. Looking for a terrorist? Look in a goddamn mirror

      • bob smith

        I never used the word terrorists. I don’t care if they were Hamas’ version of boy scouts. 4 less to deal with later. And yes one of the greatest things we did was nuke japan. the amount of lives saved pales in comparison to those lost. speaking of nukes may not be a bad idea in gaza… and stop reading American history from BBC or Pravda (oh by the way we beat them too) read this R-tard http://hnn.us/article/7302 and wake up to the fact that America was (before this idiot president) the greatest force for good this world has ever known. not sure what shit hole back water 3rd world soccer ball kicking country you come from but the reason you can spout off like the idiot you are is because we were in all those wars.

        • Shane Potter

          Looky looky a racist war monger who believes americas wars are to protect our freedom lol. Trolls out in force today. Israeli troll army maybe? Are you basically advocating for murdering all the brown people?

          • bob smith

            Not all brown people. India is fine. the rest however basically want to kill us, or invade our lands by the millions illegally. Murder is such a harsh term. I believe killing in the act of self preservation is justifiable. And if most of those killed are brown so be it. not my fault. Oh and i’m not a troll or in Israel. i am in Indiana. If i was outside the US i would not have called Obama an idiot. Most out outsiders and about 30% of America think he is great. good thing for the brown people he is in there Reagan would never have put up with this crap. then you’d of seen some killing of brown folk.

          • Mark Woodrow Ellis

            Amen… again

          • LibertyMonger

            You reall as stupid as bob smith and can’t understand the people who control all the money and our military also control the opposition? The best way to get what you want is to rig the game and the best way to rig it is to control both sides. Yes, the government puppet masters you worship control these terrorists you love to hate. Idiot.

          • Mark Woodrow Ellis

            I dont respond to vagina voters

          • LibertyMonger

            You are too stupid to know the warmongers who run our military also fund, train and order these so called terrorists you speak of. It isn’t hard to figure out especially since it is admitted.

        • Openarms Forhumanity

          My little brother with down syndrome understands better than you. Our country quit being great when we allowed the fed too print the money congress is supposed too print. We were great b4 Clinton, but it was just because this country was slowly collapsing, we quit building Shit, quit inventing, and kept speaking that rhetoric. ‘Were the best’

        • Andrew

          Wow your definitely an ignorant sheeple. Merica’ for you huh. I think Dr.Suess wrote a book about this that might be right up your alley and easier for you to understand. Then again ignorant sheeple don’t think for themselves so i dont know how far that would get you

        • lncognito

          Wow you are a fuckin loser

          • Mark Woodrow Ellis

            Says the person who exists because of a condom failure at a bunny ranch in nevada

          • Pourya Karbasion

            Thank you for your fabulous analysis!!! You are truly smart and highly knowledgeable!!

        • Mark Woodrow Ellis

          Amen brother… may have to steal the “back water…” that is so spot on. Just get tired of these dope smoking , kunbya singing POS that troll this world with their trash

          • Pourya Karbasion

            replied to you already. Pin worm has a higher IQ than you! Read the above comment for more details!

        • LibertyMonger

          So you really believe the elitists who send our children to war are doing it to keep you safe lmao you are braindead

          • Pourya Karbasion

            I might be brain dead but at least I had a brain to start with!! This world is run by money. Whoever has the money makes the calls. President Bush calls the war against terror on two different countries. In a very unrelated topic, very very unrelated in fact, the Bush family owns one of the biggest weapon manufacturing companies and Dick Cheney, Mr. vice president at the time, was the CEO of Halliburton, one of the biggest oil companies in the world. So Bush and his gang made billions of dollars out of this war and they don’t care about neither Middle Easterners’ lives nor American soldiers’. Saddam was an American asset. He was brought into power by an American-English coup in the 70′s. In 1979, president Carter funded and fully supported Saddam for attacking Iran. So many crimes that Saddam committed, occurred during this 8 year war under the eyes and support of the Americans. So don’t tell me, 20 years later Americans who brought Saddam to power and supported him all the way to 90′s all of a sudden realize that Saddam is a bad guy. Stop being what 90% of the world calls stupid and ignorant American and stop kissing those Republican ass that brought massive debt, financial crisis, and sacrificed so many lives for their personal benefit. As far it goes about Israel, listen to this and research who
            Miko Peledis
            https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10204256601276218 i

        • Pourya Karbasion

          First of all, that’s a volleyball, and not a soccer ball Great observation. Secondly, Iran is not considered a third world country. Do some reading and stop embarrassing yourself. Thirdly, the only reason you are cussing and you are trying to offend my nationality is because you have no reasonable argument. If you had a reasonable fact to say, you wouldn’t be just cussing, you would at least try to act reasonable. Speaking of my nationality, my ancestors established the first human right rules on planet earth (go read about Cyrus the Great’s cylinder and get some information in your empty brain), as opposed to your terrorist ancestors who nearly wiped out a race to build themselves a new home. And story goes on, they completely ruin Afghanistan and Iraq for oil and supply and call it the war against terror. and you nuke people for a greater good. haha that’s a classic thing that every American republican retard uses. So generic, and so stupid. I leave you with this. Listen to Miko Peled. He is an Israeli-American human right activist. Again he is Israeli-American. He is not Palestinian, he is not Iranian either. His grandfather was one of the main men involved in establishment of Israel. Just listen to him and try to get out of your senseless stupid Republican mind
          https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10204256601276218

      • Mark Woodrow Ellis

        Hell yeah and we should have nuked the fuk outta tokyo too you sorry bastard! The american soldier is the only one save jesus christ to lay diwn his life for the oppressed you pathetic punk!

        • Pourya Karbasion

          Speaking of Jesus while talking about nuking innocent people and cursing at someone.I will have a better luck arguing with a pin worm. May “Jesus Christ” treat you the way you treat others!

    • allinthemind

      you’re a programmed moron. Good luck

    • laura

      is that what your Zionist media told you,,, learn to read for yourself

    • Openarms Forhumanity

      BRAIN WASHED.

  • Sturbo Clark

    So wait a minute… Is Ben Swann taking a pro Hama’s (terrorist) stance? NBC has been caught lying more than once.

  • donny

    hey Hamas, how’s that pushing Israel into the sea thing going for you?

  • Shane Potter

    Israeli troll army out in force on this thread

  • stephen
  • stephen

    Palestinian UN rep says every missile fired from Gaza at Israel is ‘a crime against humanity’

    Read more: Palestinian UN rep says every missile fired from Gaza at Israel is ‘a crime against humanity’ | The Times of Israel http://www.timesofisrael.com/palestinian-un-rep-says-every-gaza-missile-a-crime-against-humanity/#ixzz37snDaFQD
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  • Bradley Bond

    Israel is an ally and Hamas is not. I think I know which side I will take here.

    • laura

      Israel gets $$$$$$$$$ I guess that makes them our ally

      • Larry Johnstone

        So does Hamas and all the Palestinians

    • Openarms Forhumanity

      Research who funded, and is in charge of HAMAS

  • Tami Stevens

    Murdered? I thought that was called Collateral damage?

  • KenD

    Keep exposing the war-crimes of Israel…the tide will eventually turn against these modern-day nazi’s.

  • chris

    Hmmm… Where’s the story about how they were being used as human shields. “Protecting” the weapons storage unit, where the kids were playing. Where’s the story about this being another account of those jihadi cowards using kids in what they consider a “win-win” scenario. Either Israel knows the kids are there, and doesn’t fire (or calls off the strike) as they have done time and time again,.. Or Israel doesn’t know they are there, and the cowards get a propaganda story. (similar to this one) And why would NBC pull a reporter for inaccurate reporting, skewed in the terrorist favor. That’s par for the course with them.

    • lncognito

      Scared of the truth much?

      • NASCARDaddy

        No but Hamas is.

    • jupitor

      TLhere was no Ammo depot an those kids were just playing ball along the sea front! The Sea front that Israel has refused to allow Palestine Fisherman to even fish for their families an for trade now! In the dead of the night the run ot an through lines in hoping to catch a few fish to feed their families! Betcha you didn’t even know that about that shore line did ya! Give Israel another Reason for Wanting Gaza for their High Rise’s for Tourist Attraction! The Shore lines an Gaza that Israel wants for their own!! It’s all about Land Grabing an Genocide of the people who now has that land an they don’t care if it’s woman or children they kill to get control of that Prime Realistate!

      • chris

        Yep… they right next to an ammo stash. (hence the secondary explosions.

  • armstrong1969

    Reporters in Gaza wear bullet proof vests while the ones in Israel wear plain clothes like its another day, enough said.

  • cill dara

    its time the USA stopped bankrolling the israeli extermination machine and faced up to the threat of the russians trying to start another world war !!!!

    • LibertyMonger

      Oh so you believe in that propaganda too? Lmao

      • cill dara

        problem is all yanks are brainwashed and have the brains of a rockinghorse….take off the blinkers and look around you !! afraid to sort out the russians.

  • lncognito

    They knew the kids were there, took two shots at them, Israel has no regard of human life except their own, they are just brutal. I take no sides The Palestinians are just as much to blame. I do know one thing though, if you bulldoze my house on my land then take my land and build condos and claim it as yours, I will take you out no matter what the cost and will die trying to the bitter end..

    • Abigail Moreno

      I’m sure some people are tired of hearing this and correct me if I’m wrong but hasn’t the US done that to many countries? I mean how did we establish our country? I’m not saying it is morally right but what’s done is done…

      • NASCARDaddy

        You know why we are tired of hearing it? Because the US did not do anything that any other nation hasn’t done.

        • Abigail Moreno

          That was exactly my point. Was it morally right? Maybe not. I’m still not quite sure how to answer that.

          • bill coleman

            This might cheer you up. The native americans did not control their borders and neither are the present day occupants. Live long enough and the present day occupants will suffer the way the native americans suffered. Now, don’t you feel better?

    • NASCARDaddy

      There has never been a nation called Palestine. Palestine was the name given to the region by the ancient Romans when they controlled the region. The last time there was an independent nation in the area that became Israel before that nation was formed was in 740 BCE. And that was also a Jewish state called the Kingdom of Judah. It would not be until 1948 CE that an independent state would again exist on that land and that state was Israel. And even then, Gaza was not part of an independent state. That region became a province of Egypt and remained so until Israel annexed it after the Six Day War in 1967.

      • jupitor

        this land is NOT Israel Land to have an God punished his people once an sent them to wonder in the Desert the bible said———–for their wrong doing———————an Israel will have to face their Maker with Serious Blood of innocent Children/woman on their hands an we’ll see if God gives the praise or sends them hard ship! All I know is I don’t want non of my Tax dollars going to Israel ever again to mow over an kill who ever they want, when ever they want!

        • Rita Wolfgramm

          You sound brainwashed. As Jack Nicholson said, “You can’t handle the truth!”

  • alvin691

    I forget the count, how many misses have been fired from Gaza into Israel?

    • jupitor

      An how many actually got through the Iron Dome an landed an killed? Ya, now tell me how many of Israel landed in Palestine an killed? Yep, Palestine don’t have the Iron Dome that stops rocket from landing———so every Rocket Israel sends lands/it kills/it destroys! This is a lop sided war with one throwing bottle rockets that never hit’s it targets becaiuse of the low tech of it———against the Biggest/Baddest Military that the U.S could Finance for Israel!

  • Pourya Karbasion

    I give up because everyone who disagrees with me just keeps cursing as it seems they have no reasonable counter argument. Because I am not a low class trash like them, I don’t go down to their level and stopped the worthless argue a while ago. So please watch this video. This is Miko Peled, he is an Israeli-American human right activist who happens to be a grandson of Avraham Katsnelson’s, one of the greatest men in Israels’ history (the man who signed Israel’s Declaration of Independence). Listen to what he is saying and decide for yourself. I believe in the contents of this video and everything that he says. If you disagree with the contents AND YOU HAVE A REASONABLE ARGUMENT AND CAN ARGUE LIKE A MODERN HUMAN BEING, by all means, please comment The whole point of a web blog like this is to hear and argue different view points. But if you have nothing reasonable to say and just want to share your stupidity and ignorance by cursing, please spare yourself the embarrassment!!!
    https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10204256601276218

  • VENOMcatharsis

    I don’t think I’ve ever had so much fun on a message board! The subject matter is of course grim and completely absurd, but the people here have me coming back almost every day to see what the next person puts! Fun!

  • Emil Gurecki

    where was this idiots reporting when missiles
    were launched from hospitals and homes in Gaza at isreal

  • NASCARDaddy

    Israel spent weeks before they started the air strikes dropping leaflets that told civilians to evacuate because they were going to start striking against the launchers that Hamas have set up in civilian buildings. Hamas used veiled and not so veiled threats to keep these kids in the target area. It is a tragedy that they and the other civilians have been killed but that tragedy can be laid entirely at Hamas’s feet.

  • endless conflict

    Palestinian children sing songs to their leaders about how they are born to be “fertilizer” for the earth while the leaders smile and nod … the song talks about how their blood will satisfy the ground of Palestine. They desire these opportunities to grieve publicly so they can blame Israel when Israel has done much to warn them and told them to leave. If a reporter falls into the Palestinian narrative … why? Why aren’t news agencies giving them this well known understanding about the players in this conflict?

    • endless conflict

      Oh right – he was probably educated in our universities. That would explain it.

  • Jim in San Diego

    As tragic as the deaths were it was not murder nor an “assault on children”. The assault was on Hamas, tragically innocent children were killed. The difference between Hamas and Israel is Hamas is fine with children getting killed theirs or Israel’s it doesn’t matter to them.

  • normad

    What parent in their right mind would allow their children to play out in the open in a war zone?

    • http://rt.com Schlomo Weinberger

      What else are they supposed to do? Gaza’s been under siege now 7 years, occupied for 60. People cannot live out their entire lives hiding in underground caverns- and besides, those caverns are targets of Israeli bombs.

  • punjab

    exactly how fair, and balanced was he when he calls Israeli’s scum? how was he playing kick ball with the boys when the bomb that killed them struck while he was several miles away when it happened? there is always collateral damage when you choose to fight behind the citizens, and when you use them as body shields. trust me if bombs were going off or were going to go off. I would make damn sure my children would be hunkered down with me. one last question fo fair and balanced……..what did he say about the firing of rockets into Israel which starts these things? where was the out rage there?….he’s freaking scum.

    • jupitor

      Do you know what the Iron Dome is? Do you know who paid for it an who’s design it is? We pay for it an it’s our design an it cost American Billions an keeps bombs from landing inside Israel Territory by blasting them out of the skys!!! We made this war ONE SIDED! We’ve given Israel a Military that could practically take US down————but they aren’t doing that———they are taking down the poorly protected people of Palestine! They have a right to protect them selves to——–or doesn’t it work that way for you? Israel Border is highly protected so Hamas can’t get into Israel to do little to no damage to that country——————–but Israel suits up an comes into Gaza when ever they dam well please’s an they beat up the young boys an arrest the men an throw them in prison never to be seen again. The tear out Palestines Grops/destroy their food supply an control their water supply as well as the Sea along Gaza strip that the fisherman of Palestine can no longer go out in their boats an fish for food for their families or sale for their economy————cause Israel stand out their in war ships an kill them if they try to take their fishing boats out! Now were beginning to learn about what Oppression the Palestine people have been under an what little they have to protect them selves with against the might Armies/Militaries/Bombing Jets an Iron Dome of Israel————-we find this is just not what it seems to have been! Gaza strip is a small patch of land, that Israel WANTS an their is no where left to run or go for those people! Who would have though War ships would Target a empty patch of sand where children play as killing ground. It should have been safe for the children near the water——-But now with Israel thinking/targeting———-nothing an no one is safe!

  • Penny Brewer Green

    Is it not always children who are the victims of Man’s Wars? Would he be as appalled had he seen children killed by the Hamas rockets? What about the cold blooded, INTENTIONAL killing of the 3 kids that started this whole thing? The 3 teens kidnapped and murdered by Hamas? What NBC, would you want your country to do if that were one of your kids? In this country nothing would be done as long a Obama is the guy to do it! NBC is no longer a news outlet,it is a tool for the administration and the left,propaganda and lies is what they do!

    • jupitor

      For one NO ONE KNOWS for sure who killed those 3 boys! Hamas usually come out an brag when they do a killing an they deny the killing of those 3 boys was their doing!! While indeed Israel Soldiers was caught beating a American/Palestinian boy an Two Israeli’s admitted to kidnapping, beating an setting a young Palestinian on fire while he was still alive! Did you see Palestine raid the Israel towns tearing through them, arresting young people as they went an destroying homes? No, because the border going into Israel is secured for Israel only, while they come into Gaza any time they want an beat/kill an destroy homes an arrest their men an they never see them again. If your an oppressed people what do you do————-you fight back! Israel controls Palestines water rights/Electricity an even the Sea that Palestine use to make a living as fisherman an they can NO longer inter the Sea to fish. Cause Israel controls the Sea with War ships! So you don’t like to hear about What is happening to the Palestinians an the kids/woman killed————all you want to hear is the Israeli propaganda machine an how they suffer so with that Billions of Dollars Iron Dome we pay for that keeps any rockets from landing in their cities/towns an keeps them safe from the killings their doing inside Gaza daily as Palestine don’t have the Tech. to keep them safe!! Ya, well the world is finally waking up to just what Israel really is an how Palestine has been oppressed/squeezed/killed an denied Water/food an now they blow apart all their housing in Gaza—-including Hosp., schools an all business. this was nothing more then a genocide an land grab by Israel!

  • Arden Hale

    Yeah, let’s back up here a minute. An Israeli airstrike was intentionally aimed at children playing ball on a beach? No. There is no strategical or tactical value in doing such a thing. Someone should have cried foul on this right away. The children were collateral damage. I grieve for their families but this article in intentionally deceitful. Why for example is there no footage of the Israeli aircraft hitting the children since this was a reporter? And Israel confirmed that they had a jet fire a million plus dollar missile with playing children as the target? And how many innocent Israeli children have been killed? Was Hamas trying to avoid civilian casualties?

  • David Pawson

    Why does the reporter (and the editor!) allow this article to be tainted by the use of the word “murder” in regard to the unfortunate wartime deaths of these boys, killed because Hamas insists on attacking people who would just as soon leave the residents of Gaza alone? Sorry, but this kind of writing makes it clear where your prejudices lie: you are not trying to report the news, you are trying to shape it, and public opinion. You should be fired.

  • Keith Marsland

    This is amazing. As if Israel purposely targeted these boys in an air strike. It’s a travesty for sure, but what about the 1,300 missiles Hamas has fired into Israel? I’m sure those killed no one…

    • Pourya Karbasion

      As a matter of fact none of those rockets landed in Israel. Israel uses Iron dome, which neutralizes all rockets in the air before they come close to Israeli lands. Trust me, if one Israeli kid gets a scratch from one of those rockets, FOX “news” would go crazy about it. The reason why you haven’t seen pictures and videos of damages to Israel and they just keep talking about rockets in the news, as if Israel is getting nuked, is only and only because no damage was made. They are complaining about a few rockets as Israel bomb and ground forces are doing a teeny tiny genocide!

      • Peter Longtine

        7000 rockets a year…..just a few. if you need something called an iron dome to live…..there’s a problem.That’s like saying you need a minefield and a house bristling with machine guns to live in your neighborhood.

  • Mark W. Mullins

    What happened ? I mean what happened here to telling about the actual news report. Didn’t Hamas swear before Allah that they would wipe out Israel ? What about those who would fire the rockets into Israel ? What about the atrocities of Hamas, sneaking around like a pack of hungry wolves in tunnels to assassinate innocent Israeli kids ? What about Hamas’s attempts to hide among citizens of Palestinians, only to have Israel rain down upon them in massive forces, only to get Palestinian citizens killed, and have the media NBC, ABC, and CBS to say look what Israel did today… they killed X many children and women, but they killed 15 Hamas terrorists among them. Why is this lop sided reporting being done>? Im totally sick of it !! Let me make this very plain, and clear. I HOPE ISRAEL WIPES ALL THE COWARDS OF HAMAS OUT !!! If Hamas is gone, perhaps the “Poor Palestinians” will think twice before they put another terrorist regime in total control of their government !

  • Guest

    LISTEN TO YOUR OWN PRESIDENT CARTER. Also notice how the TV host is constantly trying to deviate Carter and defend Israel. This is the story in American media that you people follow. I am not saying Palestine and Hamas are completely innocent. What I am asking you is to follow both sides of the story. I was born and raised in Iran, a pro- Palestine country, but I’ve lived in US (a pro Israel country )for quite sometime now and I date a republican girl. I’ve heard both sides and I follow the news from US sources (pro Israeli propaganda BS), Iranian sources (pro-Palestine propaganda BS) and a more neutral source like BBC. I listen to all,read blogs and then decide.The main problem with comments on this page is the fact that American media exaggerates about what Hamas does wrong and hides what Israel does wrong (complete one sided news) and majority of you people refuse to check other news sources and just open your mouths and repeat all the big lies that Fox “news” just told you.
    Listen to your own president Carter. I repost Miko Peled’s interview also. MIko Peled is an ISRAELI-AMERICAN human right activist. His grandfather is Avraham Katsnelson, one of the most recognizable names in Israel’s history. Hamas and Palestine are definitely guilty of many nasty things, but they don’t even come close to what Israel has been doing to them!!

    https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10152136038346104&set=vb.207242941103&type=2&theatert open your mouth. Here is President Carter. I also repost the video of

    https://www.facebook.com/photo

  • Pourya Karbasion

    LISTEN TO YOUR OWN PRESIDENT CARTER. Also notice how the TV host is
    constantly trying to deviate Carter and defend Israel. This is the story
    in American media that you people follow. I am not saying Palestine and
    Hamas are completely innocent. What I am asking you is to follow both
    sides of the story. I was born and raised in Iran, a pro- Palestine
    country, but I’ve lived in US (a pro Israel country )for quite sometime
    now and I date a republican girl. I’ve heard both sides and I follow the
    news from US sources (pro Israeli propaganda BS), Iranian sources
    (pro-Palestine propaganda BS) and a more neutral source like BBC. I
    listen to all,read blogs and then decide.The main problem with comments
    on this page is the fact that American media exaggerates about what
    Hamas does wrong and hides what Israel does wrong (complete one sided
    news) and majority of you people refuse to check other news sources and
    just open your mouths and repeat all the big lies that Fox “news” just
    told you.
    Listen to your own president Carter. I repost Miko Peled’s
    interview also. MIko Peled is an ISRAELI-AMERICAN human right activist.
    His grandfather is Avraham Katsnelson, one of the most recognizable
    names in Israel’s history. Hamas and Palestine are definitely guilty of
    many nasty things, but they don’t even come close to what Israel has
    been doing to them!!

    https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10204256601276218&set=vb.1263624853&type=2&theater

    https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=10152136038346104&set=vb.207242941103&type=2&theater

    • George Boss Jr.

      You had me there for just a second. Then you said, …and majority of you people refuse to check other news sources and just open your mouths and repeat all the lies that FOX “news just told you. Here bend over while I paint your ass a Liberal!

    • Matthew Ouellette

      Carter is a national disgrace here and is known for his anti-Semitic and factually incorrect views in the middle east. Once the terror group known as Hamas is gone maybe the Palestinians will renounce hate and come to the peace table in good faith.

      • relayer76

        Sure, Carter is anti-Semitic as is Desmond Tutu, Nelson Mandela, Amnesty International, World Vision not to mention a whole bunch of Jews and Jewish organizations like the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions, Rabbies for Human Rights, Jewish Voices for Peace, Gush Shalom, Gideon Levi….. What a joke you are!

  • Larry Parks

    goddamnit!

  • Guest 99

    More proof that the main stream media wants us all to be sheep and believe all that they come up with,and the distortions as well. PLEASE WAKE UP AND SEARCH FOR THE TRUTH!!

    • Matthew Ouellette

      exactly. It’s a shame that we have reporters tweeting support for terrorists and trying to distort things to look like Hamas is a victim. Disgusting.

      • Guest 99

        I am on neither side of this. I am jaded by decades of lies by the MSM, and I trust no one.

  • Luap Seugirdor

    A whole lot of bs being commented here. So many experts sitting on their couches telling us all how it is. You have the pro Israelites saying they are above reproach, and you have the pro Palestinians saying they are being persecuted. People, this has gone farther than race; this is about genocide now against the Palestinian people and the Israelites are the killers of children. And guess what all you Americans, you are just as responsible for the deaths of the citizens of Palestine, because you allow it to happen by continually voting in the oppressors or not voting at all. Your tax dollars are funding the Israelites and every other battle going on over there.

  • marc

    My GOD! What a setup! This Mohedin reporter IS PLAYING BALL WITH THESE KIDS FROM A REGION where HAMAS IS LAUNCHING ROCKETS NEARBY! OF COURSE HE WILL WITNESS THESE DEATHS AND MANY MORE. Read accounts of reporters coming OUT of Gaza when they can speak freely! Why isn’t he brave enough to go into the TUNNELS and show the viewers what’s inside them? Why couldn’t he pursue the storyline of rockets being stored in UN schools and in mosques? I would fire this guy. Read about him and his recorded bias for anything anti-Israel. I remind you that any one can use an iphone, but few can dig into stories and find the truth.