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Gaza Conflict

Seek Peace and Pursue It

Ron Kronish | Posted 03.30.2015 | Religion
Ron Kronish

Too many people in our part of the world have given up on the idea of seeking peace. They live with a mixture of denial and apathy. But this won't work in the long run. More people will have to realize the benefits of peace.

Re-Examining the Role of Social Media During the Gaza Conflict

Faria Akram | Posted 10.26.2014 | College
Faria Akram

No longer are journalists the unique ones receiving and sharing information through paper and ink. Millions of people are now able to reveal news, share footage and tell stories.

War In Gaza Continues, As Egypt Presses Truce Efforts

Reuters | Posted 10.25.2014 | World

By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA, Aug 25 (Reuters) - Israeli air strikes killed at least five Palestinians in the Gaza Strip and militants ke...

Israel, Gaza, War & Data: Social Networks and the Art of Personalizing Propaganda

Gilad Lotan | Posted 10.07.2014 | World
Gilad Lotan

It's hard to shake away the utterly depressing feeling that comes with news coverage these days. IDF and Hamas are at it again, a vicious cycle of violence, but this time it feels much more intense. While war rages on the ground in Gaza and across Israeli skies, there's an all-out information war unraveling in social networked spaces.

9 Disgusting Anti-Semitic Attacks Worldwide In Wake Of Gaza Conflict

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 08.07.2014 | Religion

The violent conflict in Gaza has provoked passionate reactions from people around the world, due to the horrific scenes of death and destruction and t...

Rare Footage Appears To Capture Gaza Rocket Site

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 08.05.2014 | World

An Indian TV crew says it was able to film Palestinian militants setting up a rocket launcher outside a Gaza hotel on Monday. The video released b...

A Generation Of Gaza's Children Are Growing Up In War

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 08.04.2014 | World

More than 1,800 people have lost their lives in Gaza since violence broke out between Israel and Palestinian militants a little over three weeks ago. ...

A Muslim Reflection on Global Crisis

Amaar Ahmad | Posted 10.01.2014 | World
Amaar Ahmad

The message that "let not the enmity of a people incite you to act other than with justice" is the only true means of uniting nations.

Dutch Mosque Leaders Slam Anti-Semitism, Calling Jews 'Brothers'

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 08.04.2014 | Religion

As tensions rise in the Middle East, mosque groups in the Netherlands are calling for tolerance from their congregations, specifically for Jewish "bro...

Death Toll In Gaza Continues Its Terrifying Climb

Reuters | Posted 09.29.2014 | World

* Tunnel destruction a main goal of Israeli ground offensive * U.N. outraged at refugee deaths at Gaza shelter * Palesti...

Eid In Gaza And The West Bank: 'We Do Not Want To Celebrate Anything, Our People Are Dying'

Religion News Service | Rachel Delia Benaim | Posted 07.28.2014 | Religion

JERUSALEM (RNS) In Beit ‘Anan, a small Arab village in the West Bank, Haya Dawod, and her extended family sit around a large round table in her pare...

There Is No Eid Mubarak For Gaza's Wounded Children

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 07.28.2014 | Religion

Muslims around the world are celebrating Eid al-Fitr with outdoor prayers and picnics, but many of Gaza's children remain confined to their hospital b...

This Is How People In Gaza Are Breaking Their Ramadan Fasts

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 07.28.2014 | Religion

As images from the violent Gaza conflict fill screens worldwide, it's easy to forget that the holy month of Ramadan is still going on, and many of the...

Gaza Braces For More Fighting As Ceasefire Falls

Reuters | Posted 09.25.2014 | World

JERUSALEM, July 27 (Reuters) - The Israeli military started fighting again in the Gaza Strip on Sunday, saying Hamas militants had ignored a 24-hour...

Greek Orthodox Church Welcomes Muslims Fleeing From Gaza Violence

Reuters | Nidal Al-Mughrabi | Posted 07.24.2014 | Religion

(Reuters) - About 1,000 Palestinian Muslims fleeing Israeli shells devastating their Gaza neighborhood have found shelter in a building they otherwise...

Palestinian History Tapestry Project Worker Killed In Gaza Conflict

artnet | artnet News | Posted 07.23.2014 | Arts

This piece originally appeared on artnet News. Ben Davis Samar AlHallaq. Photo: Courtesy Palestinian History Tapestry Project. Over the we...

Ryan Grim

British Labour Party Leader: 'We Oppose The Israeli Incursion Into Gaza'

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 07.21.2014 | World

WASHINGTON -- The British Labour Party opposes Israel's ground invasion of Gaza, the party's leader Ed Miliband told The Huffington Post on Monday. ...

Israeli Artist Creates Heartbreaking Tribute To Four Boys Killed On Gaza Beach

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 07.18.2014 | Religion

They will never play on the beach again. As the Gaza conflict escalates, the world was shocked by the deaths of four young Palestinian boys, who we...

Pope Francis Calls Israel And Palestine Presidents In Plea For Gaza Ceasefire

The Huffington Post | Yasmine Hafiz | Posted 07.18.2014 | Religion

Pope Francis personally telephoned the leaders of Palestine and Israel, President Mahmoud Abbas and President Shimon Peres, on Friday in order to expr...

Obama Discusses Terrorism In 2004

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 11.26.2012 | Politics

During a November 2004 reading and Q&A session to promote his memoir, "Dreams From My Father," President Obama, then a senator-elect, detailed his vie...

Joshua Hersh

Israel-Gaza Conflict Reaches Cease-Fire After Egyptians, U.S. Broker Deal

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 11.21.2012 | World

WASHINGTON -- Israel and Hamas have agreed to a cease-fire in the week-old conflagration in Gaza that has left more than a hundred dead and many more ...

Israel-Gaza Conflict: Live Updates

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.21.2012 | World

The conflict between Israel and Gaza has taken a turn decidedly for the worse on Wednesday, as the eighth day of fighting reveals little sign of diplo...

Joshua Hersh

Gaza Conflict Highlights Israel's Search For A Long-Term Strategy On Palestine

HuffingtonPost.com | Joshua Hersh | Posted 11.18.2012 | World

WASHINGTON -- In December 2008, Israel launched a massive air and ground war in the volatile Gaza Strip, in an attempt to quell a recent spike in rock...

Hamas Film Launches New Cultural Resistance Phase

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Hamas has screened its first feature film in Gaza, Al Arabiya reports. The film was set and filmed in the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip. Amid the actio...

Former Israeli Soldiers Report: Reactions (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

On Wednesday July 15, a group of Israeli reservists called Breaking the Silence released a report including anonymous interviews by former Israeli sol...