"I'm sad that I'm back in the Gaza Strip. I went through happy times [in Israeli detention], where I had food, calm, good work, although I did not receive a salary. Those were unforgettable days where I had delicious food that we don't have in the Gaza.."
Having read countless reports and viewed endless photos and YouTube videos, we thought we were prepared for what we would see on our visit to Gaza in early December 2014. But the reality was overwhelming. No video can capture the scope of the destruction
Raids, drone strikes and other military operations designed to capture or kill "high-value targets" in the Taliban have had little overall effect...according to a 2009 CIA analysis newly released by Wikileaks.
The Geneva Convention forbids the transfer of civilians from the occupying power into the occupied area by force or with the encouragement of the government, for example in the Israeli settlements on the West Bank.
It would be in the European Union's best interest to align itself with international law and with legal and humanitarian norms and to refrain from violating these laws under the misguided pressure of Israel and its exploitation of the international commun
EVEN with the best will in the world, which, in 2014, has not been conspicuously forthcoming, the outgoing year could not be regarded as one of the planet's finest. But look closely, and amid the misery there have been reasons for optimism.
WASHINGTON -- American officials have concluded that North Korea was "centrally involved" in the hacking of Sony Pictures computers, even as the studio canceled the release of a far-fetched comedy about the assassination of the North's leader that is
"The court stresses that those annulments, on fundamental procedural grounds, do not imply any substantive assessment of the question of the classification of Hamas as a terrorist group within the meaning of the common position."
It assumes by obvious implication that Israel's Jews are the victims in the story of Palestine that became Israel when, actually, and as the whole world is beginning to understand, they are the oppressors.
The problem with ideologues is that they do not learn from their mistakes, not even after they repeat them and things go wrong again. Paul Krugman returns to one of his favorite subjects in his Friday column: the mismanagement of Greece's fiscal crisis.
The incident took place in a residential neighborhood in the heart of Area A, where the Israeli military is ordinarily not present. The soldiers acted under the assumption that any person walking outside at night was suspect.