Hamas

The West Is Sending a Message: It's Fine to be a Violent Regime

Lukas Mikelionis | Posted 18.12.2014 | UK Politics
Lukas Mikelionis

The depravity of the west is becoming too obvious. We have lost our sense of knowing what is right and wrong. The foreign policy became dominated by the idea of not offending any feelings and being bought into the culture of relativism. Cuba and Palestine are just the recent examples of how easily the west can be forced into the obedience.

Europe Has Made Two Big Decisions About Palestine Today

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Jessica Elgot | Posted 17.12.2014 | UK

Palestinians scored two partial victories in Europe on Wednesday, with a European Union court removing Hamas from the EU terrorist list, and the Europ...

Russell Brand's Politics Are an Offensive Mess

Sebastian Murphy-Bates | Posted 28.10.2014 | UK Politics
Sebastian Murphy-Bates

I don't dismiss Brand outright; I've heard what he has to say and it makes me despair. I will, and so should you, tell him that he's deeply mistaken. He is capable of understanding these issues and that's what makes some of his tirades so repulsive.

UK Should Not Hinder Palestine's Right to International Criminal Court

Alyn Smith | Posted 19.12.2014 | UK Politics
Alyn Smith

Encouraging the Palestinians to accede to the ICC, which they have been eligible to do since attaining Observer State status at the UN in 2012, would introduce an accountability mechanism that would deter future violence. It would also provide an incentive for each side to stay at the negotiating table.

From Gaza to Iraq, the Media Must Report on Counter-Terrorism Consistently

Joseph Weissman | Posted 06.12.2014 | UK Politics
Joseph Weissman

Listening to Barack Obama and Benjamin Netanyahu speak about Islamist terror threats in Middle East, it is clear that the international community's determination to fight Islamic State (commonly known by its Arabic acronym "Daesh") essentially parallels Israel's determination to fight the Islamic Resistance Movement (commonly known by its Arabic acronym "Hamas").

Israel Kills Hamas Militants 'Responsible' For Kidnap And Murder Of Jewish Teens

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Posted 23.09.2014 | UK

Israeli special forces who stormed a West Bank hide-out have killed two Palestinians suspected of the abduction and murder of three Israeli teenagers,...

TfL 'Bars' Adverts From Zionist Group Comparing Hamas To ISIS

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 23.09.2014 | UK

Transport for London has reportedly refused to run adverts from a British Zionist group which compared the Gaza Strip's Hamas to the Islamic State bec...

Jessica Elgot

Britain's Muslims And Jews Have Issued An Unprecedented Joint Call For Peace

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Elgot | Posted 28.08.2014 | UK

Britain's most senior Jewish and Muslim representatives have issued an unprecedented joint call for peace in the Middle East and harmony amongst the U...

Incredible Pictures Capture Palestinians Celebrating 'Victory' In Gaza

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.08.2014 | UK

The skies over the Gaza Strip were calm on Wednesday after a ceasefire was finally agreed between Israel and the Palestinians, ending the seven-week c...

Pictures Capture Brutal Act Of Deterrence As Hamas Shoots Dead 18 'Informers'

AP/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.08.2014 | UK

Hamas gunmen killed 18 Palestinians accused of spying for Israel, some of whom were lined up along the wall of a mosque after Friday prayers and shot ...

Jack Sommers

It's Lost Every Battle, But Hamas May Have Won The War With Israel

HuffingtonPost.com | Jack Sommers | Posted 21.08.2014 | UK

In an asymmetrical war between a militant group and the world's fourth largest military, victory for the underdog would seem impossible. But in the bl...

Hamas 'Admits' It Kidnapped Israeli Teens

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 21.08.2014 | UK

A senior member of Hamas has appeared to admit the kidnap and murder of three Israeli teenagers was carried out by his organisation. The murder of ...

Will Israel Implement an Agreement With Hamas? History Suggests NO

David Morrison | Posted 13.10.2014 | UK Politics
David Morrison

As this is written, indirect negotiations are ongoing between Israel and Hamas in Egypt about a long term agreement concerning Gaza. It is appropri...

Quick, Pick a Side, Israel or Palestine?

Isabelle Younane | Posted 08.10.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Isabelle Younane

Apparently we are presented with two monochromatic sides of this argument, Team Israel vs. Team Gaza, and failure to select one on the basis of who is or is not a terrorist means that your opinion is unlikely to rear its humdrum head in mainstream news or grant you a few thousand followers on Twitter.

The Problem With Playing the Blame Game in Gaza

Jack Banister | Posted 07.10.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Jack Banister

As the conflict in Gaza continues, it has become apparent that the Western world has a propensity to attempt to view war through the simplistic prism of 'good' and 'evil'... we seek to condemn and blame one side, whilst reconciling ourselves with the actions of the other.

Warsi On Gaza: 'By Resigning, I Can Live With Myself'

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 09.08.2014 | UK Politics

Baroness Warsi has said resigning over the government's stance on Gaza was the only way she could "live with" herself - and denied it was "revenge" fo...

Jimmy Carter Calls For Gaza 'War Crimes' To Be Investigated

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 06.08.2014 | UK

NEW YORK -- Former US President Jimmy Carter has decried Israel’s recent offensive against Gaza, saying Netanyahu’s state has created a “humanit...

George Osborne Lambasts Warsi's 'Disappointing' Decision To Quit Over UK Policy Towards Israel

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.08.2014 | UK

George Osborne has questioned Baroness Warsi's decision to quit after the Foreign Office Minister dramatically stormed out of government on Monday, sa...

Mehdi Hasan

Baroness Warsi Quits Government Over 'Morally Indefensible' Stance On Gaza

HuffingtonPost.com | Mehdi Hasan | Posted 06.08.2014 | UK Politics

Foreign Office minister Baroness Warsi has dramatically quit the government, citing the UK's "morally indefensible" position on the conflict in Gaza. ...

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...

Jessica Elgot

World's Best Known Spinner In An Unwinnable War Of Words

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Elgot | Posted 01.08.2014 | UK

When a 22-year-old Mark Regev finished his exams at Melbourne University, he didn't even wait to graduate. He got on a plane to Israel as soon...

We Are 'Eager For Death': Reclusive Hamas Commander Surfaces With Chilling Warning

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.07.2014 | UK

Hamas has said its fighters are "eager for death" and has vowed it will reject any proposed ceasefire with Israel, as the bombardment of Gaza let to a...