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Israel Just Appropriated 1000 Acres Of The West Bank

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.08.2014 | UK

Israel has appropriated 1000 acres of land in the occupied West Bank in a move described as 'the biggest in 30 years'. The area in the Etzion settl...

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...

Dramatic Pictures Show Israeli Bomb Strike Target In Gaza

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 25.08.2014 | UK

These incredible pictures show an Israeli bomb honing in on a target in Gaza City on Saturday. The IDF warplanes pounded the Strip over the weekend, k...

Is This The Israeli Drone 'Downed' Over Iran?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.08.2014 | UK

Iran's state TV has broadcast footage of what it claims is an Israeli drone shot down over the weekend near an Iranian nuclear site. Arabic-languag...

Boycotting Israeli Goods Is Intellectually Bankrupt

Dermot Kehoe | Posted 25.08.2014 | UK
Dermot Kehoe

How does protesting against the presence of kosher goods on the shelves of Tesco or Sainsbury's help the cause of peace in the Middle East? How does it advance Palestinian people's right to statehood? How does it help Israelis live a peaceful, secure life?

Gaza Children Are Meant To Go Back To School Tomorrow (But They Won't)

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Posted 23.08.2014 | UK

Before the current onslaught of Israeli airstrikes, the UN had estimated that Gaza needed an additional 250 schools to meet demand. Now, more than 200...

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...

Graphic Pictures Show Gaza's Zoo Animals Have Also Become Victims Of War

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.08.2014 | UK

WARNING: GRAPHIC PICTURES Weak, hungry and traumatised - shell-shocked zoo animals are the latest victims in the Gaza conflict, heartbreaking image...

Israeli Ambassador Trolls George Galloway With Visit To 'Israel-Free' Bradford

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.08.2014 | UK

Israel’s UK ambassador has taken a trip to Bradford after local MP George Galloway said citizens of the Jewish state were not welcome in the city. ...

We All Need to Work to Keep Europe Open and Free

Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt | Posted 18.08.2014 | UK
Rabbi Pinchas Goldschmidt

When we look at the news and we see incident after incident of discrimination, antisemitism and vigilante justice. Whether that's Jewish shops being targeted in Paris or a woman being assaulted for displaying an Israeli flag in Amsterdam, we are surrounded by acts of baseless hatred.

Louise Mensch's Latest Twitter Gaffe Is Her Best Yet

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.08.2014 | UK

Former Conservative MP Louise Mensch is fast building a reputation for a limited nuance in religious affairs after getting into a muddle during a heat...

200 People Protested - But This Is Not Your Average Wedding

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 18.08.2014 | UK

Four far-right demonstrators have been arrested after they staged a violent demonstration outside the wedding of a Israeli Muslim man and his bride, a...

#FreeGaza Protest At Tesco Sees Arrest As Stock Is Hurled To The Ground

Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.08.2014 | UK

A man has been arrested during a Free Gaza protest in a Tesco store. According to West Midlands Police up to 100 protesters took part in the "larg...

Paul Vale

Anti-Muslim Hate Group Leader Banned From UK Holds Pro-Israel Rally In New York

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Vale | Posted 18.08.2014 | UK

NEW YORK -- On Sunday the American Freedom Defence Initiative (AFDI), an organisation the Southern Poverty Law Centre has listed as an anti-Muslim hat...

The Letter From A Jewish Londoner That Went Viral

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.08.2014 | UK

A letter from an "ordinary middle-aged Londoner" expressing fears about growing anti-semitism in Britain has gone viral, with many taking to social me...

Government Could Be Sued Over Arms Trade With Israel

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.08.2014 | UK

Campaigners have threatened the Government with legal action over its failure to suspend exports of military equipment to Israel. A law firm acting...

Thousands March For Peace In Tel Aviv

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.08.2014 | UK

More than 10,000 Israeli demonstrators marched through the streets of Tel Aviv to call for an end to the Gaza conflict which has seen almost 2,000 Pal...

Jewish Chronicle Apologises After Readers Object To Gaza Appeal Advert

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 16.08.2014 | UK

The Jewish Chronicle has been forced to apologise for running a humanitarian advert for the DEC Gaza appeal, after readers strongly objected to the pr...

A Pause, But We Are All Extremists Now

Jemma Wayne | Posted 15.08.2014 | UK
Jemma Wayne

I still believe Britain, deep down, to be a tolerant and fair-minded society. But it is time for all of us, and especially the media, to take responsibility for the extremism that has whipped this country into a dangerous frenzy.

Will Israel Implement an Agreement With Hamas? History Suggests NO

David Morrison | Posted 14.08.2014 | 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...

What We Do Not Say

Hannah Weisfeld | Posted 15.08.2014 | UK Politics
Hannah Weisfeld

What we do not say, at our town hall meetings, or on Radio 4, is that round many Friday night, Shabbat dinner tables, the place where families meet, eat and debate, many anxiety ridden conversations have been taking place for the past month about the loss of innocent life in Gaza and whether the current war is going to bring the moderation we all want to win out long term.

Bizarre 'Password 360' Conspiracy Theories Are Linking The CIA And Israel To Isis

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.08.2014 | UK

It sounds like an absurd rant on Facebook or a tinpot blog with a minuscule following, but the conspiracy theory that either Mossad or the CIA are fun...

Israeli Man Socialises In Jerusalem Bar Wearing T-Shirt Emblazoned With 'DEPLOYED, DESTROYED, ENJOYED, GAZA 2014'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 13.08.2014 | UK

Nearly 2,000 Palestinians have died in the recent Israeli offensive against Gaza, including many civilian women and children – innocents blasted apa...

Russell Wants Your Help To Stop Big Business Profiting From Gaza

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 13.08.2014 | UK Politics

Russell Brand has called on big banks, pension funds and other businesses to cut their investments or deals that "facilitate the oppression of people ...