The only way to stop this hellish cycle of Israel confiscating Palestinian lands, daily collective punishment of innocent Palestinian families, Hamas firing rockets, and Israel bombing Gaza is to make the economic cost of this conflict too high to bear.
This, as a Zionist, I cannot accept. Jews, above all people, know what oppression is. Children over millennia were the transmission belt of Jewish survival. Hamas is also the product of a situation that Israel has reinforced rather than sought to resolve
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, facing international alarm over a rising civilian death toll in Gaza, said on Thursday he would not accept any ceasefire that stopped Israel completing the destruction of militants' infiltration tunnels.
Life for Syria's refugee women did not stop when they crossed the border; rather, it was the beginning of a new, deeply traumatic experience - filled with misery, anxiety, isolation and hardship. If it makes you uncomfortable to read it, it should."
An Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 700 people in West Africa is moving faster than the efforts to control the disease, the head of the World Health Organization warned as presidents from the affected countries met Friday in Guinea's capital.
Dozens of Palestinians killed by Israeli shelling, medics say, hours after 72-hour truce between Hamas and Israel began. There was an immediate lull in fighting as the truce began at 8am local time (05:00 GMT) on Friday. However, less than three hours
The head of the civil liberties unit at the Egyptian Initiative for Personal Rights (EIPR), believes the ultimatum might be a "prelude to the crackdown" on human rights defenders which he and others have expected for months.
When the Cold War ended, Hungary occupied a special place in the story of the revolutions of 1989. It was the first country in the Soviet orbit to abandon communism and embrace liberal democracy. Today it is again a trendsetter, becoming the first Europea
GAZA CITY -- United Nations officials accused Israel of violating international law after artillery shells slammed into a school overflowing with evacuees Wednesday, an attack that Palestinian and U.N. officials said killed at least 20 people and wounded
"The world stands disgraced" was the banner headline that Britain's Guardian newspaper put on Thursday's front page -- a quote from a UN official outraged after Israeli shelling killed 15 civilians at a school being used as a shelter in Gaza.
... the truth is often elusive in the thick of oppression. ... what racism is as a concept and universally denounces it. ... So perhaps the global acceptance of Israeli atrocities as racist may not have to wait until after Gaza has been emptied of Arabs.
Multiple gas pipeline explosions have killed 24 people and injured 257 others in Taiwan's second city, emergency officials said.Witnesses said Thursday's blast in Kaohsiung sent flames shooting 15 storeys into the air, and entire blocks, packed with shop
English.news.cn 2014-08-02 03:36:22 GENEVA, Aug. 1 (Xinhua) -- Negotiations at the World Trade Organization (WTO) has failed to agree on the implementation of the Trade Facilitation Agreement as the deadline of July 31 passed.
Latin America's leaders are among the most vehement in condemning Israel's Gaza offensive -- labelling the Jewish state "terrorist", recalling ambassadors, and offering near-unanimous, unwavering support to Palestinians.