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Foreign Office Investigating Reports Captured Israeli Soldier Hadar Goldin Is British

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.08.2014 | UK

UPDATE: The Foreign Office has no information to suggest that an Israeli soldier feared to have been abducted by Hamas is a British citizen, Foreign S...

Jessica Elgot

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

Little Boy In Gaza Dresses Up As A Journalist 'To Survive'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 31.07.2014 | UK

One of the most incredible pictures to come out of the savagery in Gaza was posted on Twitter on Thursday. Taken by Swedish Radio correspondent Johan-...

Hamas And Israel Agree On 72-Hour Unconditional Humanitarian Cease-Fire

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 31.07.2014 | UK

Hamas and Israel have agreed to an unconditional humanitarian cease-fire that is to last 72 hours, beginning on Friday, according to the United Nation...

Tory MPs Write To Government Over Policy Towards Israel In Wake Of Gaza Deaths

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.07.2014 | UK

Two Conservative MPs have written to the Government expressing their concern over the situation in Gaza as a veteran Liberal Democrat called on the Pr...

Prepare To Be Terrified By Sean Hannity's Top 16 Moments

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 31.07.2014 | UK

Little know to Britons before his epic rant against comedian Russell Brand, Sean Hannity has been one of Fox News' chief attack dogs for nearly a deca...

TV Crew Captures Moment Israeli Shells Hit Market In Gaza, Killing 17

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 01.08.2014 | UK

Harrowing footage has emerged on YouTube (full video below) showing the moment Israeli artillery shells smash into a market on the outskirts of the Sh...

'How Can A Civilised Country Call This Proportional?' The Newspaper That Wrote This Might Shock You

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 31.07.2014 | UK

Could this be the conflict that finally turns the UK press against Israel? Some of Britain's most hawkish and traditionally pro-Israel newspapers ...

UN Official Breaks Down & Sobs Uncontrollably Over Israeli Shelling Of Gaza School (VIDEO)

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 31.07.2014 | UK

A United Nations official has broken down live on air as he talked about a deadly attack on a school in Gaza. Chris Gunness wept uncontrollably as...

Jessica Elgot

Antisemitic Attacks Soar In Britain Even Before Middle East Conflict Kicked Off | Jessica Elgot | Posted 31.07.2014 | UK

Anti-Jewish attacks and abuse shot up by 36% in the first six months of 2014, with experts predicting they will climb even further once incidents trig...

Jessica Elgot

Rising Anti-Semitism Means Jews Have No Future In Europe, Says Top Israeli Official | Jessica Elgot | Posted 31.07.2014 | UK

At a time when the population of the country's major cities spend time everyday in bomb shelters, young people are called up weekly as army reservists...

FactCheck: What About the Britons Who Fight for Israel?

Channel 4 News | Posted 30.07.2014 | UK
Channel 4 News

There are around 100 British nationals serving with the IDF as we speak, apparently with no legal difficulties. But a Brit who trains or fights with any anti-Assad rebel group runs the risk of being jailed as a terrorist. If we are worried about young British Muslims heading off to the Middle East to receive military training, should we be equally worried about Jews?

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...

Isaac Hertzog Tells Newsnight Gaza Offensive Is Part Of Broader Clash Between Extreme Islam And Moderate States

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 29.07.2014 | UK

The Israeli offensive in Gaza is part of a broader clash in the region, pitting Islamists extremist against moderate nations, according to the Israeli...

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 30.07.2014 | 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". ...

We Are Better Than This

Hilary Stauffer | Posted 29.07.2014 | UK
Hilary Stauffer

So, while the powers-that-be retreat to their various lairs and try to figure out how to stop killing each other long enough to re-stock their arsenals, here's my modest proposal: nobody is right. We are all wrong. Because you know there's another side to the story, and you are completely uninterested in trying to understand it.

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...

My Family Are Alive, But What They Have Been Through Is Undescribable

Malaka Shwaikh | Posted 29.07.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Malaka Shwaikh

On Sunday, I was in London preparing myself to go to Sheffield. I checked the news and the first photo I noticed is of my aunt and cousin along with their children. They were crying. This was scary enough for me to start unconsciously crying. Reading the news, I know that my family have no more homes or are dead.

Top Cricketer Banned From Wearing Pro-Gaza Wristbands... But England Can Don 'Help For Heroes' Slogan

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 29.07.2014 | UK Sport

England's vibrant all-rounder Moeen Ali has been banned from wearing pro-Gaza wristbands during the remainder of the third Test against India yet he w...

Now Israel Is 'Targeting Symbols Of Hamas Control' In Gaza

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.07.2014 | UK

Israeli aircraft, tanks and navy gunboats targeted symbols of Hamas control in Gaza City early Tuesday in the heaviest night of bombardment in three w...

Air Strike On Gaza Park Near Refugee Camp 'Kills 8'

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

The Israeli military and Gaza Police have blamed each other for a strike on Monday that hit a park in Gaza, killing at least 8 Palestinians. AP is quo...

Lads on Torah Part II: The Holy Bits of the Holy Land

James Dann | Posted 28.07.2014 | UK Comedy
James Dann

Apparently, The Gaza Strip isn't just a lap dancing club in Golders Green, nor is it a new waxing technique adopted by Israeli women. Believe it or not, it is in fact a place where stuff has been kicking off for a long time...

A Note of Thanks

Noam Schimmel | Posted 28.07.2014 | UK
Noam Schimmel

After I read a piece in The Guardian by Izzeldin Abueleish, a Palestinian doctor, I felt a deep sense of gratitude. Having suffered the profoundest ...

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

Mehdi Hasan | Posted 28.07.2014 | 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.

Anti-Jewish Attacks On The Rise In Britain During Israel-Gaza Offensive

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 28.07.2014 | UK

As violent attacks against Jewish communities and businesses continue in Europe, antisemitic incidents are also on the rise in Britain, according to n...