Palestinian Territories

Gaza Has Energy But No Power

Michael Barron | Posted 19.07.2017 | UK
Michael Barron

The lack of agreement means that everyone loses. Insufficient energy has contributed to the humanitarian crisis in Gaza, Israel continues to face the threats from an unstable situation and criticism for its policy towards Gaza, the PNA does not have the revenue stream and BG was left with a stranded asset.

Banksy Opens West Bank Hotel Promising 'The Worst View In The World'

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 03.03.2017 | UK

Street artist Banksy has opened a hotel just metres away from the wall that divides the Israeli and Palestinian territories on the West Bank. The Wall...

Calling Palestine 'Palestine' in the European Parliament is actually quite important

Alyn Smith | Posted 09.09.2016 | UK Politics
Alyn Smith

Today marks a symbolic victory for those who believe that an Israeli-Palestinian peace is only possible if both sides are treated as equals. The European Parliament voted yesterday to change the name of its "Delegation for Relations with the Palestinian Legislative Council" to the "Delegation for Relations with Palestine" by 344 votes to 282.

George Osborne Lambasts Warsi's 'Disappointing' Decision To Quit Over UK Policy Towards Israel

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.08.2014 | UK

George Osborne has questioned Baroness Warsi's decision to quit after the Foreign Office Minister dramatically stormed out of government on Monday, sa...

So Is It Safe To Fly To Israel? It Depends On Your Airline...

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 02.09.2014 | UK

Flyers are getting mixed messages about whether it is safe to fly to Israel after a Hamas rocket landed around a mile from the country's busiest inter...

Dozens Reportedly Killed In Gaza Bombardment

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.07.2014 | UK

Israel is stepping up its ground offensive in Gaza, as reports surface that at least 60 people have died in one bombardment overnight. Overnight, a...

Murdered Israeli Teens Given Joint Funeral As Airstrikes Against Gaza Continue

The Huffington Post UK | Paul Vale | Posted 02.07.2014 | UK

Israel has held a joint funeral for the three slain teenagers kidnapped earlier this month, whose bodies were discovered in a field close to Hebron by...

Israel: What Would It Be Getting Out of Any Palestinian Deal? Not Much

Dan Ehrlich | Posted 07.04.2014 | UK Politics
Dan Ehrlich

The West's experience in Iraq should have offered a lesson about nation building or destroying. Before there can be a Palestinian state all parts of that proposed state have to be at peace with each other and dedicated to peace with Israel.

Disaster Unfolding in the World's Forgotten Prison Camp

Ben Acheson | Posted 15.03.2014 | UK
Ben Acheson

What would life be like in a prison camp? We can postulate about dirty, cramped conditions but few of us will ever experience anything remotely resembling such an ordeal. It is even hard to imagine. The only given is that we would live in hope of being liberated from our nightmare. We would expect to be rescued as quickly as humanly possible.

Arafat's Legacy

Barak Seener | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK
Barak Seener

A viable Palestinian state obviously requires territorial concessions on the part of the Israelis. It also depends on the Palestinian willingness to abandon the spirit of Arafat's resistance that has contributed nothing to the well-being of the average Palestinian.

‘It Embodies The Idea That Palestinian Children Are Targets’: Israeli Soldier Investigated After Image Of Palestinian Child In Rifle Crosshairs Is Posted On Instagram

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 20.04.2013 | UK

A picture of what appears to be the back of a Palestinian boy's head in the crosshairs of a sniper rifle has been posted on an Instagram account belon...

Why Europe Is Wrong About Jerusalem

Toby Greene | Posted 19.02.2013 | UK Politics
Toby Greene

When both sides have a claim to this small but strategically significant piece of land, the way to resolve the issue should be through negotiations between the parties, just as the EU is calling for. Why then has the EU prejudged the outcome of those negotiations by taking the Palestinian side of the argument?

Chris York

'His House Was Destroyed And His Sons Killed' | Chris York | Posted 26.11.2012 | UK

After eight days of fighting and over 150 killed, Israel and Hamas brokered a fragile ceasefire last Wednesday, but how long can it last? And who do o...

LISTEN: BBC Reporter Caught Near Israeli Strikes Live On Air

The Huffington Post | Posted 21.11.2012 | UK

A BBC reporter was urged to take cover by the programme's presenter as missiles from Israel screamed overhead and loud explosions rang out - live on a...

The Selective Moral Posturing of the Chattering Classes

Benjamin Lazarus | Posted 20.01.2013 | UK Politics
Benjamin Lazarus

If the IRA were firing rockets into mainland Britain from Ireland on a daily basis, we would retaliate and bomb the Falls Road.

'Where Is The Value Of Life In All This?'

The Huffington Post UK | Christopher York | Posted 20.11.2012 | UK

Last week the Huffington Post UK brought you a first-hand account of what life is like for civilians living under the constant threat of death from th...

Gaza Death Tolls Reaches 100 As Israel Airstrikes Continue

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 19.11.2012 | UK

More than 100 people have died in Gaza in six days of airstrikes by Israel, according to Hamas officials as diplomatic efforts continued to find ways ...

Gaza Violence 'Extremely Dangerous For Children'

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.11.2012 | UK

Hundreds of thousands of children are trapped in houses in Gaza facing prolonged power cuts and depleting supplies of food and water, according to Sav...

Israeli Airstrike Kills Nine Members Of Family On Bloodiest Day Yet

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.11.2012 | UK

Twenty-three people, including nine children, have reportedly been killed by Israeli airstrikes and shelling on Gaza on the bloodiest day since the cr...

David Cameron Calls For End To Israel-Gaza Conflict

PA | Posted 18.11.2012 | UK Politics

David Cameron has urged Israel to "do everything possible" to end the crisis in Gaza as its military continued to trade missile strikes with Hamas ami...

300 Rockets Blight Gaza As Conflict Escalates

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.01.2013 | UK

More than 300 airstrikes blighted the Gaza Strip on Saturday, with targets including a police compound and the prime minister's Hamas headquarters. ...

Chris York

'Every Time I Hear The Sound Of Shelling I Expect To Die' | Chris York | Posted 16.11.2012 | UK

As the military strikes and political rhetoric in Gaza and Israel escalate, it is the civilians on both sides that bear the brunt of the violence. ...

PHOTOS: Israeli Forces Intercept Hamas Rockets

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.11.2012 | UK

Escalating tensions in Gaza and Southern Israel have seen an increase in the number of attacks launched by both sides. Huge explosions have been s...

Downing Street: Gaza Rocket Attacks 'Unacceptable'

PA | Posted 15.11.2012 | UK

Hamas bears "principal responsibility" for the escalating crisis between Gaza and Israel, Downing Street said tonight. Number 10 also called rocket...

First Picture Of 11-Month-Old Baby Of BBC Worker Killed In Gaza City Strike

BBC | Sara C Nelson | Posted 15.11.2012 | UK

A picture of the 11-month-old son of a BBC picture editor killed in a Gaza strike has been tweeted by Middle East Bureau Chief Paul Danahar. Baby ...