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

Faria Akram | Posted 08.26.2014 | 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.

Israel Destroys 2 Gaza High-Rises With Airstrikes

AP | IBRAHIM BARZAK | Posted 08.27.2014 | World

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Israel bombed two Gaza City high-rises with dozens of homes and shops Tuesday, collapsing one building and severely dama...

War In Gaza Continues, As Egypt Presses Truce Efforts

Reuters | Posted 08.25.2014 | World

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

Deadly Israeli Airstrikes Strike Gaza Amid Hail Of Rocket Fire

AP | IBRAHIM BARZAK and TIA GOLDENBERG | Posted 08.20.2014 | World

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Hamas' shadowy military chief escaped an apparent Israeli assassination attempt that killed his wife and infant son, th...

Gaza Truce Talks Harden As The End Of Cease-Fire Looms

AP | MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH | Posted 08.18.2014 | World

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt late Monday announced a 24-hour extension in talks between Israel and the Hamas militant group aimed at salvaging a long-term arr...

Palestinian Divisions Emerge In Gaza Truce Talks

AP | MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH | Posted 08.17.2014 | World

CAIRO (AP) — The Palestinians appeared divided Sunday as the clock was winding down on the latest Gaza cease-fire, with officials saying Hamas was s...

European Union Offers To Take Charge Of Gaza Borders

AP | JUERGEN BAETZ and MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH | Posted 08.15.2014 | World

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union offered Friday to take charge of Gaza's border crossings and work to prevent illegal arms flows, insisting on a d...

Obama Speaks With Netanyahu Amid Ceasefire

AP | Posted 08.13.2014 | Politics

EDGARTOWN, Mass. (AP) — President Barack Obama has consulted by telephone with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as a 72-hour cease-fire in ...

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

Gilad Lotan | Posted 08.12.2014 | 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 08.01.2014 | 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 07.31.2014 | 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 07.27.2014 | 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...

Obama Defends FAA's Temporary Ban On Flights To Israel

AP | Posted 07.24.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama says the Federal Aviation Administration took "prudent action" in temporarily banning U.S. flights in and o...

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 ...

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...

Paris Has Banned Palestinian Solidarity Protest

AP | ANGELA CHARLTON | Posted 07.21.2014 | World

PARIS (AP) — French authorities are forbidding pro-Palestinian protests in some cities after violence marred a recent march against the violence in ...