Israeli Palestinian Conflict

Protesters Shut Down Israeli Hip-Hopera at the Edinburgh Fringe. I'm Not Sure How I feel About This.

Axis of Awesome | Posted 02.10.2014 | UK Comedy
Axis of Awesome

My thoughts on this have been very mixed. I too have very strong views on Israel's aggression towards Palestine. But I find myself questioning whether picketing a small hip hop show at an arts festival is the best way to make a demonstration. Does the theatre company's receipt of a government grant really make them complicit in the assault on Gaza?

Aid For Gaza, Arms For Israel?

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 02.08.2014 | UK

Britain is making a further £3 million available to allow a rapid response by aid workers in Gaza, as questions were being asked about whether milita...

Britain's 'Role' In Arming Israel Revealed As Hamas Say UK-Linked Soldier 'May Have Been Killed'

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 02.08.2014 | UK

Hamas have said an Israeli soldier with links to the UK may have been killed in a strike on his captors by the Israeli military, Hamas has said. At...

Charlotte Meredith

Russell Brand Makes Emotional Appeal To Fox News Over Gaza Crisis

HuffingtonPost.com | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 03.08.2014 | UK

UPDATE Hannity's Bullying Victim Has The Last Laugh Russell Brand has made an emotional appeal for Sean Hannity to "return to humanity," after the ...

40 Palestinians Dead And British-Educated Soldier Captured As Cease-fire Crumbles

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 01.08.2014 | UK

More than 40 Palestinians have been killed and a British-Educated soldier has been abducted in dramatic developments just hours after a three-day ceas...

27 Palestinians Killed Just TWO HOURS Into 'Ceasefire'

The Huffington Post UK/AP | Posted 01.08.2014 | UK

A much-vaunted three-day ceasefire between Israel and Hamas has crumbled within hours, with both sides accusing each other of breaking the truce. A...

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

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 08.08.2014 | 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...

Fox News Anchor's Response To Russell Brand Over Gaza Will Make Your Blood Boil

The Huffington Post UK | Charlotte Meredith | Posted 01.08.2014 | UK

Hostilities between Fox News and Russell Brand over Gaza reached unbelievable new levels Thursday after Sean Hannity hit back at the comedian in a bil...

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...

Has This 16-Year-Old Become Gaza's Best Reporter?

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 30.07.2014 | UK

A teenage girl claiming to live in Gaza is live tweeting the bombardment of her city by Israeli troops. Her Twitter account identifies her as Fara...

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...

We Are Better Than This

Hilary Stauffer | Posted 28.09.2014 | 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.

Lucy Sherriff

'What They Have Been Through Is Indescribable'

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 08.08.2014 | UK Universities & Education

To her fellow Sheffield University students, Malaka Shwaikh stood out for winning the highest ever number of votes in the student union's history when...

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...

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

James Dann | Posted 27.09.2014 | 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 24.09.2014 | 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 ...

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...

Ceasefire Crumbles As Both Hamas And Israel Resume Attacks

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 28.07.2014 | UK

The UN Security Council called for an 'immediate and unconditional humanitarian ceasefire' after a 24-hour ceasefire plan ahead of a major Muslim holi...

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...

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...

Israel Bullies Brazil Over World Cup Loss

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.07.2014 | UK

When dealing with an international crisis involving the deaths of hundreds and the displacement of thousands, it may seem inappropriate to make a pass...

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

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

UPDATE: Sarah Palin has launched her own 'news' channel. Moderating a TV debate over the situation in Gaza was always likely to be a difficult ta...

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

Marta-Emilia Bona | Posted 21.09.2014 | 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 24.09.2014 | 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...