IN THIS war, both sides have the same aim: to put an end to the situation that existed before it started. ...
So why don't the two sides come together without foreign interference and agree on tit for tat?
Whenever the Israeli army drafts the reserves...there are dissenters, resisters, and AWOLers among the troops called to war. Now that Israel has sent troops to Gaza again and reserves are being summoned to service, dozens are refusing to take part.
The Gaza offensive marks the worst violence since two spikes in conflict in 2009 and 2012, and has already claimed the lives of more than 685 Palestinians, most of them civilians, and 34 Israelis, 32 of them soldiers.
At last, the news we've all been waiting for. Meriam, Daniel, Martin and Maya have left Sudan and are flying to Italy.
Thank you all for your support for Meriam throughout her ordeal. My thanks too for the support you gave me.
Much love to all.
The world is pockmarked with volatile hot spots stretching from West Africa to Central Asia -- a wide arc where commercial flights and airline passengers could potentially be at risk from ground-based weapons.
Ally Cohen, media coordinator for the ISM states, "anyone on the ground in Palestine knows that the Israeli military are constantly releasing completely fabricated information and reports. The only difference in this case, is that we can prove it."
"Fear and panic have gripped the population, leading to the displacement of more than 100,000 people, who are now sheltering in UNRWA schools, already double the number of Palestinians who sought refuge in the Agency's schools in the Israeli war on Gaza o
"Millions of young girls around the world are in danger of female genital mutilation and child marriage - and of losing their childhoods forever to these harmful practices" - Susan Bissell, UNICEF's Chief of Child Protection
The EU calls on Hamas to immediately put an end to these acts and to renounce violence. All terrorist groups in Gaza must disarm. The EU strongly condemns calls on the civilian population of Gaza to provide themselves as human shields.
More than 500 Palestinians and at least 18 Israelis have been sacrificed on the altar of this deluded strategy. When we eventually emerge from the chaos, no one will be safer. And many of the wounds created can possibly never heal.
"I don't want anything, except to see Israeli army commanders on trial as war criminals," says Palestinian Zakariya Siyam, 37, referring to the killers of his wife and a large number of his relatives in the current Israeli offensive on Gaza.
"The Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 disaster is a poignant reminder of the randomness of fortune and misfortune. But it also serves as a prelude to an emerging security environment marked by irregular warfare, proliferated high-end technology and complex"cnn
Official says "human remains and wreckage" found after Air Algerie plane carrying 116 people went missing. The wreckage of a missing Air Algerie plane has been found about 50km from the border of Burkina Faso near the Malian village of Boulikessi, a pres
'I will not use my being a victim to creat new victims" Amidst the violence in Israel and Gaza, Palestinian and Israeli families come together to promote dialogue and reconciliation. Parents Circle Family Forum brings together >600 Israeli & Palestinians
Armed men from the self-declared Donetsk People's Republic, led by an official named Alexandr Kalyussky, seized Anton Skiba outside of Donbass Palace Hotel after Skiba and a CNN crew returned from reporting on Malaysia Air Flight 17.