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UN Official: 'Nowhere Safe To Run...Nowhere Safe To Hide' In Gaza

HuffPost Live | Posted 08.04.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

UN Relief Work Agency spokesperson Christopher Gunness joins HuffPost Live to discuss the latest happenings in Gaza....

Hamas and Israel: Contrasting Illusions

Dr. Charles G. Cogan | Posted 10.04.2014 | World
Dr. Charles G. Cogan

One can only conclude, in my view, that as long as Netanyahu remains in power, there can be no peace between Israelis and Palestinians.

Israeli and Palestinians at Harvard: Part 4 of 9

Paul Heroux | Posted 10.04.2014 | Politics
Paul Heroux

An Israeli settlement is a Jewish community built on land captured from Jordan, Egypt and Syria in the 1967 war. There very existence is hotly debated. Settlements should be expanded according to some and demolished according to others. Truly, there is no easy solution to settlements.

Gaza War: New Palestinian Resolve Changes Paradigm

James Dorsey | Posted 10.04.2014 | World
James Dorsey

Extolling the virtues of a ceasefire in the Gaza war that collapsed barely two hours after it took effect, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry inadvertently highlighted the root cause of the failure of international efforts to silence the guns in the Palestinian territory and resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Construction Vehicle Slams Into Jerusalem Bus In Suspected Attack

Reuters | PETER ENAV | Posted 10.04.2014 | World

By Jeffrey Heller JERUSALEM, Aug 4 (Reuters) - A Palestinian killed an Israeli and overturned a bus with a construction vehicle on Mon...

Israel Will Hold Fire For 7 Hours In Parts Of Gaza

Reuters | Nidal al-Mughrabi and Dan Williams | Posted 10.03.2014 | World

GAZA/JERUSALEM, Aug 4 (Reuters) - Israel said it would unilaterally hold fire in most of the Gaza Strip on Monday to facilitate the entry of humanitar...

Gaza Casts Shadow Over Qatar's Hosting of 2022 World Cup

James Dorsey | Posted 10.02.2014 | World
James Dorsey

Qatar's hosting of the 2022 World Cup has emerged as the latest target of an undeclared alliance between Saudi Arabia and Israel that with the war in Gaza has sharpened political fault lines in the Gulf.

Actions and Intentions in Gaza

David Bromwich | Posted 10.02.2014 | World
David Bromwich

With the exception of a few courageous journalists, the American view of Gaza -- the posture of looking away with pity and calling it "heartbreaking" as if the wild disparity of deaths did not exist -- has been an abortion of moral responsibility. It testifies to a poverty of leadership almost as desperate as that of the Israelis and the Palestinians half a world away.

Israel Pulls Back Some Forces In Gaza As Shelling Continues

Reuters | Posted 10.02.2014 | World

By Nidal al-Mughrabi and Dan Williams GAZA/JERUSALEM, Aug 2 (Reuters) - Israel signaled it was winding down the 25-day-old Gaza war un...

9 Facts About the Israel-Palestine Conflict On Which We Can All Agree

Qasim Rashid | Posted 10.01.2014 | World
Qasim Rashid

Simply open your mouth on Israel-Palestine, and you'll be labeled either a heartless Zionist or a Hamas terrorist. Both extreme labels are equally fruitless. If we cannot find a middle ground in dialogue, how can we expect Israel and Palestine to find a middle ground during war?

Israel-Palestine Conflict: Who Should Black Americans Side With?

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 08.12.2014 | Black Voices

The recent explosion of the Gaza War, rooted in a long feudal history between Israel and Palestine, has sparked international debate. The 25-day co...

Sophia Jones

While The World Watched Gaza Crumble, Syria Had One Of Its Bloodiest Weeks Yet | Sophia Jones | Posted 08.01.2014 | World

ISTANBUL -- Open most U.S. newspapers this week, or click on the main page of news sites, and you’ll likely see headlines detailing the violence in ...

The Anti-Semite Inside You

Ariel Chesler | Posted 09.30.2014 | Politics
Ariel Chesler

I suggest that in the same way we talk about internalized sexism and racism and homophobia we must talk about internalized anti-Semitism.

Javier Bardem: A Plea For Peace

Javier Bardem | Posted 09.30.2014 | World
Javier Bardem

I was raised to be against any act of violence, and the consequent suffering of humanity for it, regardless of religions, ethnicities and borders.

Netanyahu's Dilemma: From the War in Gaza to the War at Home

James Dorsey | Posted 09.30.2014 | World
James Dorsey

Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu is likely to face significant political problems at home and a far less empathetic diplomatic environment abroad once the guns fall silent in Gaza.

Israeli and Palestinians at Harvard: Part 3 of 9

Paul Heroux | Posted 09.30.2014 | Politics
Paul Heroux

The security fence/wall that has been erected over the past several years has been recognized by every Israeli that I interviewed as a success in that it has unequivocally decreased terror attacks on Israel.

Archbishop Justin Welby Speaks Out On Gaza Conflict

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 07.31.2014 | Religion

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby released a statement on Wednesday calling for the end to the violence in Gaza and encouraging churches to pray f...

Christina Wilkie

Power Plant Bombed In Gaza Is Insured By U.S. Government | Christina Wilkie | Posted 08.01.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As lawmakers on Capitol Hill scrambled to approve increased military funding for Israel this week, a little-noted federal agency across ...

One Broken People to Another

Rabbi David Seidenberg | Posted 09.29.2014 | Religion
Rabbi David Seidenberg

What is justice, and what is vengeance?

Some Thoughts on the Battle in Gaza

Robert K. Lifton | Posted 09.29.2014 | World
Robert K. Lifton

It is disappointing, but perhaps not surprising, that blame for the current violence has been placed on Israel rather than on Hamas.

UN Official Breaks Down On Air After School Bombing

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 07.31.2014 | World

After a United Nations-run school sheltering more than 3,000 Palestinians was shelled early Wednesday, UN official Chris Gunness could not contain his...

Israelis and Palestinians at Harvard: Part 2 of 9

Paul Heroux | Posted 09.29.2014 | Politics
Paul Heroux

Anyone who spends time investigating the reason that there is no peace between Arab and Jew will likely find that the fingers point both ways and at times towards the U.S.

U.S. Condemns Shelling Of UN School In Gaza

Posted 07.31.2014 | World

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is condemning Israel's shelling of a U.N. school in the Gaza Strip that was sheltering displaced Palestinians. ...

Qatar Invests in Israeli Soccer Despite Gaza and War of Words With Jerusalem

James Dorsey | Posted 09.28.2014 | World
James Dorsey

Qatar's latest investment in Israeli Palestinian soccer comes against a backdrop of a war of words between the two countries over the Gulf state's support for Hamas, the Islamist militia that controls the war-wracked Gaza Strip.

Israel Kills 15 During Assault On UN School

Reuters | Posted 09.28.2014 | World

By Nidal al-Mughrabi and Jeffrey Heller GAZA/JERUSALEM, July 30 (Reuters) - Israeli shelling killed at least 15 Palestinians sheltering in aschool ...