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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 31.07.2014 | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Gaza: How Not to Learn the Lessons of the Past

Sir John Holmes | Posted 27.07.2014 | UK Politics
Sir John Holmes

What can anyone from the outside do in such circumstances? In the short term the need is for maximum pressure for a ceasefire and for the provision of humanitarian aid. Once the violence stops, we have to get to grips with the underlying problems. This is not just about restarting the same old peace process and hoping it will go somewhere this time. There is little or no chance of that, unless there are real changes of personalities and policies on both Israeli and Palestinian sides. I would start by suggesting we all face up to four realities.

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...

Israel's Gaza Offensive Has Now Killed More Than 1,000

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 28.07.2014 | UK

Israel has resumed its offensive in Gaza that has killed more than 1,000 people in less than three weeks - as former deputy prime minister John Presco...

Israeli Rally In Tel Aviv Calls For Ceasefire

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.07.2014 | UK

Thousands of Israelis have held a protest in Tel Aviv to call for an end to the country's offensive in the Gaza Strip. Four demonstrators were arre...

'Stop The Loss Of Life,' Hammond Pleads To Israel And Hamas

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 26.07.2014 | UK

There is an "absolute humanitarian necessity" to see the 12-hour ceasefire currently taking place in Gaza extended, Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond s...