Gaza Conflict

International Community Must Strenuously Push for a New Ceasefire in Gaza

Osama Damo | Posted 06.08.2014 | 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.

Why Israel Is Losing the Social Media War Over Gaza

Paul Mason | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK
Paul Mason

For the first time in a major Arab-Israeli conflict, the American public has other sources of reality. All research says that young people everywhere regard Twitter as essentially a news service, and via your social network you can easily get served up words and pictures more impactful than anything on TV. By the time many Americans woke up on Sunday, these pictures were of dead Palestinian children.

Gaza Conflict: Is It Too Late For Negotiated Peace?

Jon Snow | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK
Jon Snow

This cannot go on. Humans live in Gaza, remarkably like us. They laugh, they cry, they die. But too many of them die before their time. And that is true for those 29 Israeli military boys who have died, none older than his 20s. Cannot their end be the starting point for something revolutionarily new? Getting inside each others heads, understanding the other, or is it all just too late?

UK 'Likely To Abstain On Palestinian Statehood Vote'

PA/The Huffington Post | Posted 28.11.2012 | UK Politics

Britain is ready to back calls at the United Nations for recognition of a Palestinian state if it gives a commitment to an immediate and unconditional...

Hamas Responsible For Violence Says Hague

The Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 15.11.2012 | UK

Foreign secretary William Hague has condemned the violence in Israel and Gaza which has left 16 people dead but says that Hamas "bears principal respo...

Israel And Gaza Tensions 'Threaten Spiral Of Violence'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.01.2013 | UK

A senior British diplomat has warned the increased tension between Israel and the Hamas-ruled Palestinian territory threatens a "spiral of violence". ...