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What Kind of Week Has It Been? 17 January 2014

Paddy Duffy | Posted 17.03.2014 | UK Politics
Paddy Duffy

As the old saying goes, "Oh what a tangled web we weave, when first we practice whatever the hell they do in France"

Sharon: Defined in Five Key Punches

David Abrahams | Posted 15.03.2014 | UK Politics
David Abrahams

Sharon was neither the devil nor the saviour depicted by opposing sides. He was brave, stubborn, frightening and extraordinary. In a world where modern politicians lack loyalty and backbone, he will leave a gap. What now for the region? Netanyahu is yet to prove himself a visionary.

Biden And Blair Skirt Sharon's Controversial Legacy At Memorial (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Hailed as a war hero and peacemaker by many in Israel, despised across the Arab world as a 'butcher', world leaders came to pay homage to former Prime...

Five Numbers That Suggest Ariel Sharon Was a War Criminal

Mehdi Hasan | Posted 14.03.2014 | UK Politics
Mehdi Hasan

The whitewashing of the late Ariel Sharon's blood-stained legacy was both predictable - and predicted. But that doesn't make it any less forgivable or tolerable.

Mehdi's Morning Memo: The War On Migrants, Part 665

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Politics

Here are the five things you need to know on Sunday 12 January 2013... 1) THE WAR ON MIGRANTS, PART 665 For Tory politicians, from George Osborn...

'An Important Leader'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

David Cameron has paid tribute to former Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon, who has died nearly eight years after suffering a devastating stroke. ...

Ariel Sharon In His Own Words

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

A formidable warrior and settlement apologist, a peacemaker, and a war criminal. Many contrasting descriptions are sure to be used by analysts in the ...

Ariel Sharon, Israel's Former Prime Minister, Dead At 85

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK

Ariel Sharon, the former Prime Minister of Israel, has died aged 85 after many years in a coma, local reports say. Prime Minister from 2001 until 2...

Ariel Sharon - The Key Moments In A Controversial Life

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Ariel Sharon is in a "critically ill" state, his doctors say. Israel's former Prime Minister has been in a coma since 2006. Here is a brief hist...

Ariel Sharon In A 'Critical' Condition

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon is in a critical condition, his doctors have said. The 85-year-old is suffering from "a malfunction of s...

Yasser Arafat May Have Been Poisoned With Polonium Experts Reveal

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK

Traces of polonium-210 have been found on clothing used by Yasser Arafat, Swiss radiation experts have confirmed. The existence of the radioactive...

Caroline Frost

DOCUMENTARY: The Six Gatekeepers Of Israel Reveal Their Secrets | Caroline Frost | Posted 10.06.2013 | UK Entertainment

Shin Bet is the highly secret, highly powerful intelligence arm of the Israeli security service. Six living chiefs of the department exist, and they h...

Israeli Defence Minister Ehud Barak To Leave Politics

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.11.2012 | UK

Israeli Defence Minister Ehud Barak has said he will "leave political life" and not stand in January's national election. The surprise announcement...

A Beginner's Guide to the Israel-Palestine Conflict

Dave Cohen | Posted 21.01.2013 | UK Politics
Dave Cohen

What this conflict lacks is a politician on either side (or both) who can see that violence serves only to perpetuate more violence. The massive wall across the length of Israel's border did stop the suicide bombings, but unless the Israelis can build it 30,000 feet high it's not going to stop the shells landing in Ashkelon. (If there are any Israeli Ministers reading this by the way, that's a joke, please don't try it.)

'We Must Flatten Gaza Like The US Flattened Japan'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.11.2012 | UK

The son of former Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon has called for more aggressive tactics against Hamas, calling on the Israel Defence Force to "fl...

Gaza Violence 'Extremely Dangerous For Children'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.11.2012 | UK

Hundreds of thousands of children are trapped in houses in Gaza facing prolonged power cuts and depleting supplies of food and water, according to Sav...