Ceasefire

The Gaza Conflict Explained In One Handy Map

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 08.08.2014 | UK

The French video illustrates how large Gaza is compared to Paris The complex history and politics of the Israeli–Palestinian conflict can begin...

International Community Must Strenuously Push for a New Ceasefire in Gaza

Osama Damo | Posted 06.10.2014 | UK
Osama Damo

We sleep in the corridors where the building is strongest and jump at the slightest of sounds. The other day my wife put a bottle of water down loudly and I ducked for cover, thinking it was another air strike. Another time we heard a loud whistling noise and ran to the corridor, only to realise it was a car with a high-pitched engine going past. I have feared for my life too many times.

Aid For Gaza, Arms For Israel?

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 02.08.2014 | UK

Britain is making a further £3 million available to allow a rapid response by aid workers in Gaza, as questions were being asked about whether milita...

Britain's 'Role' In Arming Israel Revealed As Hamas Say UK-Linked Soldier 'May Have Been Killed'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 02.08.2014 | UK

Hamas have said an Israeli soldier with links to the UK may have been killed in a strike on his captors by the Israeli military, Hamas has said. At...

40 Palestinians Dead And British-Educated Soldier Captured As Cease-fire Crumbles

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.08.2014 | UK

More than 40 Palestinians have been killed and a British-Educated soldier has been abducted in dramatic developments just hours after a three-day ceas...

27 Palestinians Killed Just TWO HOURS Into 'Ceasefire'

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Posted 01.08.2014 | UK

A much-vaunted three-day ceasefire between Israel and Hamas has crumbled within hours, with both sides accusing each other of breaking the truce. A...

Israeli Rally In Tel Aviv Calls For Ceasefire

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.07.2014 | UK

Thousands of Israelis have held a protest in Tel Aviv to call for an end to the country's offensive in the Gaza Strip. Four demonstrators were arre...

'Stop The Loss Of Life,' Hammond Pleads To Israel And Hamas

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 26.07.2014 | UK

There is an "absolute humanitarian necessity" to see the 12-hour ceasefire currently taking place in Gaza extended, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond s...

Thousands March For Gaza As Fragile 12-Hour Ceasefire Begins

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 26.07.2014 | UK

Thousands of protesters have marched in central London against Israel's military campaign in Gaza. Activists and supporters of the Palestinian caus...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: 'Massacre Of The Moderates'

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 15.07.2014 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Tuesday 15 July 2014... 1) 'MASSACRE OF THE MODERATES' That's Labour's take on the David Cameron reshuffle, ...

Pakistani Troops Open Fire At Various Locations On International Border With India

Huffington Post | Posted 19.10.2013 | UK

Pakistani troops opened fire and pounded Indian posts and civilian areas along the Jammu frontier with mortar shells overnight, the Times of India rep...

Mehdi's Morning Memo: The Return Of The TB-GBs?

Huffington Post | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 20.09.2013 | UK Politics

The five things you need to know on Friday 20 September 2013... 1) THE RETURN OF THE TB-GBs So, the long-awaited memoirs from former Brown advis...

Israel And Gaza Under Pressure To Agree Ceasefire

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 20.11.2012 | UK

Israel and Gaza are under international pressure to agree on a ceasefire, after six days of air strikes and rocket attacks which have killed 110 Pales...

Gaza: Leaders Play to the Gallery, the Innocent Suffer But Will the International Community Act?

Richard Burden | Posted 14.01.2013 | UK Politics
Richard Burden

The international community must be clear in its call for an immediate ceasefire - that means telling friends that they must stop as well as making the demand on enemies.

Peace One Day's Jeremy Gilley on Global Truce 2012

Jeremy Gilley | Posted 20.11.2011 | UK
Jeremy Gilley

This whole journey began with such a simple idea: a day of peace. We all want a world without war, without conflict, without human suffering. A single day is a window of opportunity. On 21 September this year, Peace Day 2011, we begin the countdown towards Global Truce - the biggest call for peace the world has ever seen...What we want to tell individuals is that the power to change the world lies in their hands - I don't believe in cynicism, in apathy; it doesn't get you anywhere - cynicism kills potential and possibility. And if we're not fighting for a better world, what's the point?