war
A New Era of Warfare Begins as Cyberattack Leads to Airstrikes

For the first time ever, a government announced publicly that it had used immediate lethal physical force in response to a cyberattack. Read More >>

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Thousands Evacuate Isreali City as Massive Wildfire Spreads

The Israeli government has deployed its fleet of firefighting planes to combat a wildfire that has forced tens of thousands to leave their homes in Isreal’s third largest city, Haifa. The fires have been exacerbated by dry, windy conditions. Manpower and larger aircraft are being sent from other countries. Read More >>

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Facebook Censors Palestinian Journalists for No Reason

Over the weekend, Facebook scrambled to make things right after mistakenly locking out administrators from two of the most widely read Palestinian news outlets. Read More >>

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Google’s Pulled a ‘Bomb Gaza’ Game From the Play Store

Google has pulled a mobile game from the Play Store which allowed users to simulate Israeli attacks on the Gaza Strip — inviting them to "drop bombs and avoid killing civilians" — after (understandable) public backlash. Read More >>

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First Palestinian Drone to Enter Israel is Promptly Shot Down

As it braced for more rocket attacks, Israel's military says it intercepted a Palestinian drone on Monday. According to media reports, this is the first time that a drone flying from Gaza has entered Israeli air space. And according to the Israelis, the drone did not last long at all. Read More >>

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Hackers Hit Google Palestine and Defaced the Front Page

A team of hackers successfully broke into Google Palestine on Monday, covering the homepage with protest literature. "Uncle google," wrote Cold z3ro, Haml3t, Sas and Dr@g, "we say hi from palestine to remember you that the country in google map not called israel. its called Palestine." Read More >>

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This Is What Live-Tweeting a War Looks Like

A conflict is escalating in Gaza, where the Israeli Defence Force has been engaged with Hamas for the past several days. And whoever is running the IDF's Twitter account has decided to live-tweet the entire thing. The disconnect between the cavalier tone and the grave content is positively surreal. Read More >>

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Experts Are Baffled by These Mysterious Ancient Markings Found In Jerusalem

An excavation in a part of Jerusalem known as the City of David has uncovered stone markings that date back thousands of years. Nobody has any idea what they are or what they mean. Read More >>