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Israel and ASEAN Relations: Opportunities and Obstacles

Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat | Posted 25.11.2015 | UK
Muhammad Zulfikar Rakhmat

Despite a lack of publicity, for several years Israel has silently and cautiously cultivated deep-running political and economic cooperation with ASEA...

Spain Issues Arrest Warrant For Israeli Prime Minister Over Gaza Attack

The Huffington Post UK | Aubrey Allegretti | Posted 17.11.2015 | UK

The Israeli prime minister and six other government officials could face arrest should they enter Spain, after a judge from the country issued warrant...

Israeli Prime Minister Compares Paris Attacks To West Bank Violence

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 15.11.2015 | UK

Israel's Prime Minister has been criticised for his "opportunism" and trying to "cash in" on the Paris attacks by drawing parallels between Friday's a...

"We Will Not Leave the School"

Hannah Griffiths | Posted 14.11.2015 | UK
Hannah Griffiths

Cordoba Primary School is one of the most vulnerable schools in Hebron. Situated in H2, the Israeli-controlled portion of the city, most of the 148 Palestinian pupils must travel through checkpoints each day on their way to and from school.

Ibeyi, Gil Scott-Heron and Israel

Chris T-T | Posted 11.11.2015 | UK Entertainment
Chris T-T

I don't find the concept of a cultural boycott easy. The arts (especially imported from outside, looking in) can be such a powerful tool to hold up a mirror to people wilfully overlooking schisms of injustice or brutality in their own societies.

Boris Wades Into Israel/Palestine Issue With 'Corduroy-Jacketed, Lefty Academics' Jibe

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 10.11.2015 | UK

Boris Johnson has mocked "corduroy-jacketed, snaggletoothed, lefty academics" who back a trade embargo with Israel, saying such a thing would be "comp...

Former Presidential Candidate Calls For Christians To Covert Jews... Now

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 09.11.2015 | UK Politics

A former Republican presidential candidate has revealed why there is so much violence in Israel: because a dead person is coming back to life. Des...

Palestine, International Law, Collusion and Boycott

James Dickins | Posted 03.11.2015 | UK Politics
James Dickins

For decades Western states have colluded with Israel in it relentless illegal dispossession and degradation of the Palestinians - all the while procla...

JK Rowling Reveals Why Harry Potter Might Not Have Supported The Israeli Cultural Boycott

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 28.10.2015 | UK

JK Rowling has explained why her most famous character wouldn't support the cultural boycott of Israel. Writing on Twitter, the author responded to...

Walmart Just Pulled This Kids Halloween Costume For Pretty Obvious Reasons

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 28.10.2015 | UK

Walmart have discontinued an Israeli soldier Halloween costume for kids after a massive backlash. The description of the outfit on their website -...

Academic Boycott Of Israel 'Sows Hatred', Says Embassy

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 27.10.2015 | UK

An academic boycott of Israeli institutions has caused outrage, as more than 300 scholars signed a letter in support of the move. The document, whi...

J.K. Rowling Is Right - Denying Cultural Exposure to Israel Will Not Solve Anything

Gabriel Samuels | Posted 27.10.2015 | UK Entertainment
Gabriel Samuels

It is my hope that the boycott will be cut short and art permitted to flow free once more in Israel. Let's keep culture as our own 'magic place', where the horrors and difficulties of this world can be put to rest, just for an hour or so.

JK Rowling Has A Typically Eloquent Response To Those Calling Her A 'Zionist'

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 26.10.2015 | UK

JK Rowling has spoken of the "immense power of art in the world" in defence of her decision not to support a cultural boycott of Israel. The 'Harry...

Israeli PM Blames Palestinian Leader For The Holocaust

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 22.10.2015 | UK

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been accused of "trivialising the Holocaust" by saying Hitler only wanted to deport Jews. Netanyahu ...

Man Disguised As Journalist Shot Dead After Stabbing Israeli Soldier

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 16.10.2015 | UK

A Palestinian man disguised as a journalist chased and stabbed an Israeli soldier before being shot dead on Friday, the latest incident in a spate of ...

British Volunteer Attacked By Israeli Gang In West Bank

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 14.10.2015 | UK

A British volunteer was attacked by a gang of gun-wielding Israeli thugs in the West Bank as he tried to protect Palestinian farmers during the olive ...

6 Things You Need To Know About A Possible Third Intifada

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 15.10.2015 | UK

Two consecutive weeks of violence that has left dozens of Palestinians and eight Israelis dead, and scores more injured, is prompting fears of a kind ...

Palestinian Student Sets Himself On Fire As He Launches Molotov Cocktail At Israeli Soldiers

The Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 13.10.2015 | UK Universities & Education

Striking pictures have emerged of the clothes of a Palestinian student burning after he set himself on fire during clashes with police in the West Ban...

What Can We Personally Do to Get Lasting Peace Between Palestine and Israel?

Sarah Champion | Posted 21.10.2015 | UK Politics
Sarah Champion

I am by nature an optimist. When I visited Palestine recently with a cross-party group of MPs, I went with the hope that the two-state solution was still a possibility, but now I'm not so sure...

How Israeli Settlements Are Impacting the Palestines Rightfully Living There

Sarah Champion | Posted 02.10.2015 | UK Politics
Sarah Champion

Let me tell you about two places I went to in Palestine to demonstrate the impact of the illegal Israeli settlements of the people who rightfully live there...

Blood Diamonds, Diesel Fumes and Politics as Usual

Sean Clinton | Posted 01.10.2015 | UK
Sean Clinton

Our political leaders won't act unless public pressure forces them to do so and the trade in blood diamonds will continue unchecked and unseen. Consumers, especially those in the fashion, film and media industry who are used to promote the industry, must questions the ethical provenance of the jewellery they wear and not allow the industry to fob them off with bogus claims that diamonds are ethically sourced and conflict-free.

Jeremy Corbyn Will Be A 'Disaster' For Israel, Warns MP From Israeli Labor Party

The Huffington Post UK | Owen Bennett | Posted 29.09.2015 | UK Politics

Jeremy Corbyn will be a “disaster” for Israel unless he changes his views on the Middle East, a member of the Israeli parliament warned last night...

Pictures Show Israeli Soldiers Aiming Guns At Palestinian Teen, Minutes Before She Was Shot Dead

The Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 23.09.2015 | UK

A Palestinian teenager who was repeatedly shot by Israeli forces at a checkpoint in the occupied West Bank has died. According to an Israeli army ...

Calling Palestine 'Palestine' in the European Parliament is actually quite important

Alyn Smith | Posted 11.09.2015 | UK Politics
Alyn Smith

Today marks a symbolic victory for those who believe that an Israeli-Palestinian peace is only possible if both sides are treated as equals. The European Parliament voted yesterday to change the name of its "Delegation for Relations with the Palestinian Legislative Council" to the "Delegation for Relations with Palestine" by 344 votes to 282.

Iran's Supreme Leader Tweets That Israel Will Not Last 25 Years

The HuffingtonPost UK | Paul Vale | Posted 10.09.2015 | UK

For uncensored outbursts, the Twitter feed of Iranian leader Ayatollah Khamenei rivals that of Donald Trump or Katie Hopkins. On Wednesday, the suprem...