Force brings badly needed heavy weapons including artillery, heavy machine guns and anti-tank missiles, material that could tip the balance of power in favor of the peshmerga.
The incident marks the second time since Operation Protective Edge that Palestinians fire into Israel; no damage was reported.
Orwa Hammad’s father is a used-car dealer in New Orleans. The son grew up in the West Bank. Last Friday an Israeli army sharpshooter killed him, because he was apparently holding a Molotov cocktail.
At age 91, veteran writer and translator Ruth Bondy is publishing a book about the lost prewar culture and cuisine.