Israeli Palestinian Conflict

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...

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 23.09.2014 | 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 22.09.2014 | 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.