27 GIFs Explaining Life in The Middle East Right Now

This new Tumblr called BehindMediaLines sums it up perfectly.

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    So you probably heard that Israel and Hamas are at war right now

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    So here are a bunch of GIFs that explain what life is like in this area these days

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    Tourists in Tel Aviv would be like

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    What my friends abroad are like when I tell them to come visit

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    Commenting on a political post of a friend

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    Celebrities tweeting strategy

    #Rihanna #Selena

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    Reading Hamas’s demands for a ceasefire

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    Israeli girls' reaction towards Hamas after the Backstreet Boys cancelled their show in Israel

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    The current escalation - How Israel sees it:

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    How Hamas sees it:

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    How the world sees it:

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    Hamas’ strategy these past couple of years

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    When I'm not sure if that’s a loud motorcycle or a siren

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    Jon Stewart after his segment on Israel

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    When I heard Hamas uses explosive donkeys

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    When a “ceasefire” is agreed. again.

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    When people say "both sides should just stop fighting!"

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    When I hear the word “peace” in a conversation

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    The peace-talks progress

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    Terror tunnels? What terror tunnels?

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    Realizing that the only country backing Israel is actually Germany

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    When the UN finally admits Hamas hid rockets in their schools

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    Watching the news 24 hours a day

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    Meanwhile in America

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    When despite FAA ban, former New York mayor Bloomberg flies to Israel

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    When the commander calls to make sure I'm ready for duty

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    And Finally: Trying to gain the world’s support

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