""He's from a family that is so tight, that works so hard to raise their children correctly. It's just horrible.""
""Currently, more than 180 children are held in detention without having been convicted. Under the occupation, children can be held for one and a half years before their case goes to trial.""
Marsha de Cordova
British Labour MP
"There is a risk that Putin will read congratulatory messages from Western leaders like European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and US President Donald Trump as a plea for a return to business as usual."
Director of Foreign Policy, Centre for European Reform
""A powerful explosion rocked this area and right after that I saw many people running away.""
"“Every girl who speaks is paving the way for another.”"
Former Playboy model
"“Instead of engaging on the substantive concern, Russia has sought to confuse the picture with at best misleading procedural arguments.""
UK Ambassador to UN Conference on Disarmament
""The dark arts have arrived in full force online.""
US Democratic Congressman
"I won't be throwing fish anywhere."
The Israeli army has halted the bombardment of targets around Gaza city for three hours. A spokesman said it was to allow aid to get through a
As Israel pursues its military offensive in Gaza, it has agreed to set up a so-called “humanitarian corridor.”
The move was announced as aid
The UN Security Council has held an emergency meeting in New York to discuss the worsening crisis in Gaza. French Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner
Israel’s decision to launch a land offensive seemed as unavoidable as it was risky: to not act would signal acceptance of Hamas’ rule of Gaza, but
The number of dead on both sides of the Gaza conflict continues to rise. Earlier, the funerals of three Israeli soldiers killed in so called friendly
Nicolas Sarkozy says he has some hope for a ceasefire in Gaza, and is returning to Egypt to work out the details of a peace plan. On the French
Israel continues to pound Gaza in its bid to neutralise Hamas’ military threat. Israeli Apache helicopters rained missiles down over the coastal
Hamas has continued to fire rockets into Israel penetrating even further into its territory.
The Israeli town of Gedera, some 45 kilometres north
As Israel pushes ahead with its offensive against Hamas it has demanded the militant group be prevented from re-arming as a pre-condition for a
International peace-brokering has had no immediate impact in ending the Gaza conflict. But, as his Middle East mission continues, French President
Israel says it is determined to stop Hamas rocket attacks from Gaza.
But, in one of the latest strikes, a kindergarten in the town of Ashdod was
On September 12, 2005, the last Israeli soldiers withdrew from the Gaza Strip, after 38 years of occupation. The pullout was a unilateral decision by
Hamas militants have continued to fire dozens of rockets into southern Israel, injuring several people. The towns of Ashkelon, Ashdod and Sderot all
Israeli tanks, planes and ground forces have stepped up attacks on Gaza during the day as they seek to wipe out the threat of Hamas rockets. Troops
The Israeli authorities have allowed a convoy of 80 trucks carrying much needed humanitarian aid to cross the Kerem Shalom border with the Gaza
Israel has said it is doing all it can to avoid civilian casualities in what is one of the most densely populated parts of the world, but around a
It seems that Hamas may be ready for talks to stop the fighting in Gaza. A spokesman said a delegation will go to Cairo today for the first official
Israel has warned there will be no let-up in its assault on Gaza, which is now in its tenth day and which has cut the enclave in two. Shells and