Gaza Strip

Gaza Children Are Meant To Go Back To School Tomorrow (But They Won't)

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Posted 23.08.2014 | UK

Before the current onslaught of Israeli airstrikes, the UN had estimated that Gaza needed an additional 250 schools to meet demand. Now, more than 200...

Ban Ki-Moon Says 'Cycle Of Suffering' In Gaza 'Shames The World'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 07.08.2014 | UK

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has lambasted the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, saying that the “cycle of suffering” has “shocked and shamed the w...

An Open Letter to Pro-Palestinian Protestors

Dave Rich | Posted 24.09.2014 | UK
Dave Rich

The reason I'm writing to you today is to discuss things that happen here in Britain and in other European countries. You see, it seems that sometimes, some people find it difficult to distinguish between protesting against Israeli policy and abusing Jews here in Britain. You'd think the difference between the two would be fairly obvious, but apparently not. So in that spirit, and to help you tell right from wrong, here are a few tips.

Israeli Tanks Shell UN School In Gaza

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 24.07.2014 | UK

Israeli tank shells have hit a compound housing a UN school in the northern Gaza Strip, killing at least 15 people and wounding dozens who were seekin...

BBC Arabic Reporter Feras Khatib Attacked By 'Angry Israeli' Live On Air

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK

A correspondent for the BBC Arabic channel was set upon by an “angry Israeli” whilst reporting from the town of Ashkelon close to the border of th...

Emotional Al Jazeera Journalist Walks Off Camera During Gaza Report

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 28.07.2014 | UK

UPDATE: On Tuesday, a correspondent for the BBC Arabic channel was attacked by an “angry Israeli” whilst reporting from the town of Ashkelon close...

Gaza TV Debate Ends With Journalist Throwing Chair

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 21.07.2014 | UK

The attack on Gaza is a globally divisive issue, most acutely felt in the region. This was evident in a recent debate on Jordanian TV, which touched n...

Protesters Thrown Out Of Cabinet Office After Demonstration Against Israeli Military Action In Gaza

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.07.2014 | UK

A group of pro-Palestinian demonstrators had to be ejected from the Cabinet Office after staging a protest against Israeli military action in Gaza thi...

Ceasefire Proposed - After Scores Are Killed In Israeli Raids

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 15.07.2014 | UK

Egypt says it has proposed a ceasefire to end the Israeli offensive on the Gaza Strip that has killed scores of Palestinians in the last week, in the ...

Palestine: Something Must Be Done, But What and By Whom?

Gregor Cubie | Posted 12.09.2014 | UK Politics
Gregor Cubie

As Israeli military operations reignited in Gaza on July 8, the familiar indignant echo of "something must be done" rang out around the liberal and non-interventionist quarters of the Western world in a show of solidarity with the trampled Palestinian people that, while admirable, all too often fails to delineate exactly to whom the appeals for reason should be addressed.

Facebook Page Calls For The Execution Of A Palestinian 'Terrorist' Every Hour Until Missing Israeli Teenagers Are Found

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 16.06.2014 | UK

A Facebook page has been set up calling for the execution of a Palestinian “terrorist” every hour until three missing Israeli teens are located. ...

What A Catch: Gaza Strip Fisherman Hooks 2,000-Year-Old Bronze Statue Of Apollo

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 12.02.2014 | UK

Mystery surrounds the appearance of a 2,000-year-old bronze statue of the Greek God Apollo – after it was retrieved from the seabed by a fisherman o...

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.

Amid the Resumption of Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks, is a Peace Agreement on the Horizon?

Max Sobell | Posted 29.09.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Max Sobell

Secretary of State John Kerry's efforts to bring both the Palestinian Authority and the Israelis back to the negotiating table should be lauded as a positive step, the obstacles to any potential peace agreement are still ever-present, numerous and seemingly, at the moment, unsolvable.

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” ...

LISTEN: BBC Reporter Caught Near Israeli Strikes Live On Air

The Huffington Post | Posted 21.11.2012 | UK

A BBC reporter was urged to take cover by the programme's presenter as missiles from Israel screamed overhead and loud explosions rang out - live on a...

Hackers Claim Access To Israeli Vice PM's Emails After Giant Hack

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 21.01.2013 | UK Tech

A group of hackers claims to have successfully defaced social media accounts belonging to the Israeli vice Prime Minister Silvan Shalom. The group ...

PICTURES: Nine Family Members, Including Children, Killed By IDF Bomb

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 19.11.2012 | UK

Pictures have emerged of rescuers battling to retrieve the bodies of nine family members and two others who were killed on Sunday after the Israeli De...

Hague Charged With Complicity in Gaza Attacks

Rafeef Ziadah | Posted 17.01.2013 | UK Politics
Rafeef Ziadah

Considering Israel's continued violations of international law and Palestinian human rights, our response to this latest round of military aggression must be to intensify efforts for an effective and credible arms embargo operating in both directions between the British and Israeli governments.

Religion, Poor Leadership Remain at Heart of Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Dan Ehrlich | Posted 15.01.2013 | UK
Dan Ehrlich

The fact remains that Israel is in a rather unique, almost no-win situation. It's the only country in the world surrounded by other countries seeking its destruction.

How This Conflict Looks From Israel

Toby Greene | Posted 15.01.2013 | UK Politics
Toby Greene

Close to a million Israelis in southern Israel are currently experiencing something reminiscent of the blitz on a daily basis, as Hamas and other Palestinian armed groups in the Gaza Strip fire rockets indiscriminately at their homes. The rest of the county is following rocket by rocket via round the clock TV and radio broadcasts and social media.

Watch: 'Crime And Punishment' In The Gaza Strip Revealed

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 29.04.2012 | UK

What's life like in the Gaza Strip? According to the UN, pretty brutal. On the other hand, unless you live there, it's almost impossible to find ou...

Why Nick Clegg Should Focus on the Settlement Not the Settlements

Lorna Fitzsimons | Posted 18.03.2012 | UK Politics
Lorna Fitzsimons

"An act of deliberate vandalism" was how Nick Clegg described Israeli settlement building on Monday...But the demand for a complete halt to all Israeli construction over the Green Line is now a road-block preventing the commencement of bilateral talks.

Israel Has Paid 'Painful Price' For Soldier's Release, Ambassador Accepts

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 12.12.2011 | UK

The negotiated release of Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit from Hamas forces in the Gaza Strip in return for up to 1,000 Palestinian prisoners has been gr...