Israeli Palestinian Conflict

'Is Hamas A Terrorist Organisation? What Part Of This Can't You Get Through Your Thick Head?'

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 25.07.2014 | UK

Moderating a TV debate over the situation in Gaza is always likely to be a difficult task - an even greater challenge if the host decides to squeal at...

MH17 and Israeli Air Strikes: How the West Responds to Civilian Casualties

Marta-Emilia Bona | Posted 25.07.2014 | UK Universities & Education
Marta-Emilia Bona

The continuing conflict between Israel and Palestine is complex, far-reaching and historically rooted. Even the most conscientious and politically active individual may find it difficult to maintain a comprehensive level of awareness. However, events like the crash of MH17 remind us that even our privileged position in a peaceful Western nation can't protect us entirely from the fall-out of foreign conflicts.

Gaza Shelling Has To Stop

Tim Fenton | Posted 25.07.2014 | UK Politics
Tim Fenton

I have no problem with Israel's right to exist, and in a state of peace. However, and here there is a significantly sized however, I also have no problem with the Palestinians having a right to also exist in a state of peace. Both these objectives need not be incompatible with one another.

Joey Barton Kicks Off Mother Of All Twitter Rows On Gaza

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 25.07.2014 | UK

A divisive figure on Twitter at the best of times, Joey Barton has sparked a furious debate between fellow star footballers after wading into the esca...

Is This Man The Solution To The Gaza Conflict?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.07.2014 | UK

Vladimir Putin, not content with the escalating conflict in Ukraine, now apparently wants to get involved in the violent situation in the Gaza Strip. ...

Thousands March In West Bank Protest Against Israeli Campaign In Gaza

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale and Charlotte Meredith | Posted 25.07.2014 | UK

At least two people have died and more than 200 have been injured as Palestinians marched from Ramallah to East Jerusalem to protest against the Israe...

Lads on Torah: A Trip to the Holy Land

James Dann | Posted 24.07.2014 | UK Comedy
James Dann

Their version of 'Stairway to Heaven' lasts 67 hours spreading across two books. Charge your Walkman before these guys. "Where's your passport? Wha...

EasyJet Cancels Flights To Israel Over Safety Fears

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK

UK budget airline easyJet has axed its Israel flights for tomorrow, but British Airways is carrying on its twice-daily London-Tel Aviv services. BA fl...

'I Thought It Was 1938' Israeli Ambassador's Fear Of Rising European Anti-Semtism

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK

French Prime Minister Manuel Valls has given the go ahead for another pro-Palestinian demonstration tonight, after widespread condemnation that Paris ...

Jessica Elgot

Using Tinder In The West Bank Means Booty Calls And Casual Racism

HuffingtonPost.com | Jessica Elgot | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK

Can the magic of Tinder work across the West Bank separation wall? Could it lead to a love story as beautiful as Romeo and Juliet? Maybe, but probably...

David Ward Issues 'Half-Arsed' Apology After 'Vile' Gaza Tweets

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK

Liberal Democrat MP David Ward has issued what the party has described as a "categorical apology", after posting a tweet suggesting that he would "pro...

David Ward Issues 'Half-Arsed' Apology After 'Vile' Gaza Tweets

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK

Liberal Democrat MP David Ward has issued what the party has described as a "categorical apology", after posting a tweet suggesting that he would "pro...

Why Israel Is Losing the Social Media War Over Gaza

Paul Mason | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK
Paul Mason

For the first time in a major Arab-Israeli conflict, the American public has other sources of reality. All research says that young people everywhere regard Twitter as essentially a news service, and via your social network you can easily get served up words and pictures more impactful than anything on TV. By the time many Americans woke up on Sunday, these pictures were of dead Palestinian children.

Gaza Conflict: Is It Too Late For Negotiated Peace?

Jon Snow | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK
Jon Snow

This cannot go on. Humans live in Gaza, remarkably like us. They laugh, they cry, they die. But too many of them die before their time. And that is true for those 29 Israeli military boys who have died, none older than his 20s. Cannot their end be the starting point for something revolutionarily new? Getting inside each others heads, understanding the other, or is it all just too late?

This Tweet From Lib Dem MP Has Not Gone Down Well...

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK

A Lib Dem MP may be disciplined by his own party after he was accused of making "vile comments" on social media about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict...

France's Jews Flee As Rioters Burn Shops To Chants Of 'Gas The Jews'

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK

France's politicians and community leaders have criticised the "intolerable" violence against Paris' Jewish community, after a pro-Palestinian rally l...

Israel - A Country Without A Conscience?

Shaughan Dolan | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK Politics
Shaughan Dolan

Democracy is only as legitimate as the freedom it guarantees its citizens. Freedom of thought, body and conscience are denied to Israelis as long as it continues to force unwilling teenagers towards war.

Londoners Show They're Not Happy About What's Going On In Gaza

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 21.07.2014 | UK

SEE ALSO Israel Gaza Conflict: The Innocent Children Paying The Terrible Price Of War (GRAPHIC PICTURES) Thousands of protesters have gathered in L...

Nick Clegg Condemns Israel For 'Deliberately Disproportionate' Attacks In Gaza

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.07.2014 | UK Politics

Israel's bombardment of the Gaza Strip in retaliation for militant rocket attacks on its territory amounts to a "deliberately disproportionate form of...

This Disturbing Infographic Shows How Many Kids Are Dying In Palestinian Conflict

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK

The conflict between the Israelis and Palestinians may manifest itself most visually in the horrifying pictures and videos of rockets, airstrikes and...

Piers Morgan Sits On Fence - Highlights Utter Irrationality Of Gaza Debate

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 17.07.2014 | UK

Piers Morgan, divisive and inflammatory on Twitter at the best of times, decided to wade into the debate on the escalating crisis between Israel and G...

Why I'm Pro-Israeli AND Pro-Palestinian

Lliana Bird | Posted 17.07.2014 | UK
Lliana Bird

Eslam wrote back to my sister in tears. She saw that yes, Israelis are human too! That they are shown the same images as she is. That no one hates her for simply being a Palestinian. That there are people out there who really care for her and her safety. And most of all that there is a chance for peace. She was overwhelmed by all of our love for her. And I decided that this article would instead be dedicated to her. To her strength, and that of all those on BOTH "sides of the fence" who question what they are told, acknowledge that we are all in fact the same, and reach out to each other with hope for peace for ALL.

Video Captures Moment Jewish Vigilantes Attack Palestinian Protesters In Violent Paris Clashes

The Huffington Post UK | Jessica Elgot | Posted 16.07.2014 | UK

Fears are growing that the Middle East crisis could spiral into violent clashes across Europe, with Jewish activists and pro-Palestinian groups fighti...

A Bittersweet Glimpse Of Hope Amongst The Carnage In Gaza

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 14.07.2014 | UK

There are many photos emerging from the current crisis in Israel and Gaza. Some are harrowing, some infuriating and many are simply too graphic to pri...

Gaza: The Place Where Nothing Was As It Seemed

Cat Carter | Posted 16.07.2014 | UK
Cat Carter

Earlier this year, when I was in Gaza, people everywhere asked me the same thing: "Ah, how do you find it here? What do you think of this place?" It's a challenging question. How do I find Gaza? Unexpectedly beautiful. Impossibly sad.