Arab Israeli Conflict

The Innocents Caught Up In The Israel Gaza Conflict

Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.07.2014 | UK

These are the children bearing the terrible price of war as the Israeli ground offensive in Gaza enters its second day. Images from Shifa Hospital...

The Nasty Party: Israel's Nazi Name-Calling Law and Its Benefits to Free Speech

Gabriel Webber | Posted 22.03.2014 | UK Politics
Gabriel Webber

Anything that forces people to think twice before resorting to the laziest, least free form of 'free' speech that is the default knee-jerk Nazi comparison has to be a positive innovation. A properly-legislated version of Godwin's Law would only give more power to humanity's exercise of freedom of expression.

Disaster Unfolding in the World's Forgotten Prison Camp

Ben Acheson | Posted 15.03.2014 | UK
Ben Acheson

What would life be like in a prison camp? We can postulate about dirty, cramped conditions but few of us will ever experience anything remotely resembling such an ordeal. It is even hard to imagine. The only given is that we would live in hope of being liberated from our nightmare. We would expect to be rescued as quickly as humanly possible.

Israel the Synecdoche

Gabriel Webber | Posted 11.11.2013 | UK
Gabriel Webber

When one talks about 'the evils of drink', it's pretty obvious that one isn't talking about Coca-Cola (although admittedly they're pretty evil too). ...

Egyptian Protesters 'Shot In Head And Chest'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.10.2013 | UK

Dozens of Egypt's protesters have reportedly been killed by targeted shots to the head and chest, as the death toll from the country's latest civil st...

Hamas Police Condemned For 'Arresting & Beating Young Palestinians For Indecent Hairstyles'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 08.04.2013 | UK

A human rights group has condemned Palestinian police for allegedly arresting, beating and cutting the hair of young men found to have “indecent” ...

‘It Embodies The Idea That Palestinian Children Are Targets’: Israeli Soldier Investigated After Image Of Palestinian Child In Rifle Crosshairs Is Posted On Instagram

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 20.04.2013 | UK

A picture of what appears to be the back of a Palestinian boy's head in the crosshairs of a sniper rifle has been posted on an Instagram account belon...

Latest Israel Bus Bombing Brings Back Painful Memories and Same Old Response

Alex Ryvchin | Posted 22.01.2013 | UK
Alex Ryvchin

The image is forever embedded in the Israeli psyche. The smouldering carcass of a passenger bus. Charred metal, burning glass, the faded colours of once happy branding, now turned pale, flecked with brown and black.

Israel's Declaration of Independence at 64: Still the Blueprint

Toby Greene | Posted 25.06.2012 | UK Politics
Toby Greene

When David Ben Gurion rose to proclaim Israel's Declaration of Independence, at 4pm on May 14, 1948 (64 years ago today in the Hebrew calendar), his c...

Israel's Malaise: Look to the Occupation

John Lyndon | Posted 15.10.2011 | Home
John Lyndon

We are clearly living in tumultuous times. Seven months on from Mohamed Bouazizi lighting himself -- and then the Middle East -- on fire, any claim t...