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

Alyn Smith | Posted 19.10.2014 | 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.

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,...

UK Will Only Halt Arms Exports To Israel If They Bomb Gaza Again

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 12.08.2014 | UK Politics

Vince Cable has come under fire for failing to back an arms embargo against Israel in favour of a "very weak" threat to suspend 12 export licences if ...

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.

Lucy Sherriff

'I'm Flying Out On A One-Way Ticket To Join The IDF'

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 04.09.2014 | UK Universities & Education

Eytan Halon is a 23-year-old who has just graduated, but, unlike his peers, who are taking gap years in Thailand or embarking on the long road to empl...

Latest Gaza Ceasefire 'Violated Within Minutes'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.08.2014 | UK

Israel has been accused of breaking the latest humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza within minutes after a missile strike on a refugee camp killed a young g...

Israel Withdraws From Gaza

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 04.08.2014 | UK

Israel has withdrawn much of its ground forces in Gaza, as it prepared for a limited "humanitarian ceasefire" in parts of the territory to begin later...

Marching Israelis In Tel Aviv Chant 'There's No School In Gaza, There Are No More Kids Left'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale & Elliot Wagland | Posted 02.10.2014 | UK

A horde of Israeli activists in Tel Aviv has been caught on video cheering the genocide of Gaza children, chanting, "There are no more kids left". The...

More Than 100 Palestinians Killed In Just One Day In Gaza

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.07.2014 | UK

More than 100 Palestinians have been killed in the fighting in Gaza on Tuesday - one of the bloodiest days since the Israeli bombardment of the coasta...

Debunking Israel's 11 Main Myths About Gaza, Hamas and War Crimes

Mehdi Hasan | Posted 27.09.2014 | UK Politics
Mehdi Hasan

From 'Gaza isn't occupied' to 'Hamas doesn't want a ceasefire' to 'Israel doesn't target civilians', it's time to rebut the key talking points of Israeli spokespersons such as Mark Regev. After all, you're entitled to your own opinions, but not your own facts.

Hamas Announces Ceasefire As Israel Continues Bombing

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 27.07.2014 | UK

Hamas has implemented a 24-hour ceasefire, announced shortly after Israel called off a truce due to "incessant" rocket fire from the Gaza Strip. Is...

The Other Gaza Strip: Is The 'I Love IDF' Facebook Page A Tacky Way To Support Israeli Troops?

Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.07.2014 | UK

A Facebook page is being touted as the other Gaza Strip by featuring a host of Israeli women cheering on the country’s troops by emblazoning their b...

Israel Just Turned Its Social Media Guns On Westminster

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 21.07.2014 | UK

In its fight for the hearts, minds and the backing of Westerners during its assault on Gaza, Israel has turned its social media guns on Westminster, m...

Dozens Reportedly Killed In Gaza Bombardment

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.07.2014 | UK

Israel is stepping up its ground offensive in Gaza, as reports surface that at least 60 people have died in one bombardment overnight. Overnight, a...

The Innocents Caught Up In The Israel Gaza Conflict

Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.07.2014 | UK

These are the children bearing the terrible price of war as the Israeli ground offensive in Gaza enters its second day. Images from Shifa Hospital...

'Unprecedented Psychological Warfare': The Terrifying Warnings Issued By Both Sides In Gaza Crisis

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.07.2014 | UK

Hamas has embarked on "unprecedented" psychological warfare by broadcasting threats and warnings of imminent rocket attacks to Israelis in Hebrew, as ...

Jack Sommers

BBC At Centre Of Information War Over Mythbusting #GazaUnderAttack Video

HuffingtonPost.com | Jack Sommers | Posted 09.07.2014 | UK

The BBC has found itself in the middle of a bitter information war, after it ran a video claiming images shared across social media purportedly showin...

Palestinian Teen Killed In Suspected 'Revenge' Attack

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.07.2014 | UK

Israeli police have found a body believed to be of a Palestinian teenager reportedly kidnapped in East Jerusalem earlier the same morning as tensions ...

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.

Surge in Diabetes Bigger Than Predicted

Dr Paul Zollinger-Read | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Paul Zollinger-Read

Currently standing at 382million, the number of people affected by diabetes is expected to rocket to 592million by 2035 - that's a 55% increase in just over 20 years.

LGBTQ Palestinians and the Solidarity Role We Should Be Playing

Gary Spedding | Posted 30.09.2013 | UK Universities & Education
Gary Spedding

Despite a deeply conservative society, traditional cultural norms, and the added complexity of military occupation, some Palestinians are working hard to achieve recognition, protection and normalisation for sexual and gender diversity.

UK Economy Could Learn From Israeli Lesson, MP Says

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 26.07.2013 | UK

Israel could be a model to help rebuild the UK's economy, an influential Labour MP has said, because the government is prepared to take risky investme...

Real Men Don't Do Poetry: Israeli Soldier Banned From Reading Because 'It Would Ruin Fighter's Image'

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 18.08.2013 | UK

An Israeli soldier has been banned from reading his poetry out on the radio – for fear it will undermine the army’s manliness. Earlier this mo...

WATCH: More Embarrassment For Israeli Army As Semi-Nude Female Recruits Are Filmed Pole-Dancing Around A Rifle

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 12.08.2013 | UK

A video of half-naked female Israeli soldiers dancing around a rifle has emerged online - just days after the country’s army was forced to discipli...

Israeli Soldiers Disciplined For 'Unbecoming Behaviour'

Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.06.2013 | UK

The Israeli army has disciplined a group of female soldiers for "unbecoming behaviour" after they posted raunchy photos of themselves on Facebook. ...