The unified news bulletin is shown on television, Monday, July 21, 2014. (The Daily Star/Grace Kassab)
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These were the images broadcast across all eight Lebanese television channels Monday, in what may be the world's first unified news bulletin in support of Gaza.Regardless, Tele Liban, LBC, MTV, Al-Manar, Al-Jadeed, NBN, Future TV, and OTV broadcast a common report for their nightly newscasts to voice solidarity with Gaza against the Israeli offensive, which began approximately two weeks ago.The Palestinian death toll in the Israeli offensive in the Gaza Strip that began July 8 jumped to more than 500 Monday, as Israeli forced pounded the densely populated coastal strip. Eighteen Israeli soldiers have also died, as well as two civilians. The Future television station reported on the internally displaced families; OTV on the mothers of Palestinian martyrs; MTV on the children of Gaza; LBC on the families in south Lebanon affected by the 2006 war with Israel; Al-Jadeed on the foreign fighters in Palestine; Al-Manar on the Palestinian people's weapons; Tele Liban on the power and strength of Palestinian children; and NBN on Palestinian refugees waiting to go back to their homeland.
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