"Through the lens of my camera, I learned so much from Michelle Obama. Her dedication to education and providing opportunities for those who need it most truly inspired me."Amanda Lucidon
Former official White House photographer
"The Houthi threat has not been given due attention in Western capitals. They are not proscribed as a terrorist group by the US State Department, NATO or the EU. This means it is perfectly legal to support or even fundraise for them."Nathalie Goulet
"Although the EU cannot avert a ‘no deal’ Brexit if the UK chooses to pursue it, the EU can be ready to assist in avoiding it by leaving the door open for cooler heads, and warmer hearts, in the UK to prevail."Alyn Smith
MEP for Scotland
"When nationally-funded institutions like the NHS are preparing for 'all situations', we should take this as a sign that things may get significantly worse."Robbie Toan
Operations Director at Assured Pharmacy
"Without [indoor farming] we are not going meet the demands and needs for nutrient-rich food around the world"Matt Barnard
"Stan Lee may have been mortal, but his ideas, like his superheroes, will never die."Ani Bundel
"The UK government maintains that it is fully committed to the Good Friday Agreement whilst simultaneously contesting the treaty through the courts. It reassures both the Irish government and EU that it will uphold its commitments whilst fighting to break them."Emma DeSouza
Immigration and citizens' rights campaigner
"Rising global uncertainty and a widening U.S. yield differential with other economies provide support, but an elevated valuation may constrain further gains"Richard Turnill
global chief investment strategist with BlackRock, wrote in a research note.
Hamas's military wing accuses Israel, but the army denies involvement.
A member of the Palestinian group Hamas has been hurt in a bomb blast in the Lebanese city of Sidon
The controversial lawmaker was assigned a security detail a day later, after Hamas made their own threats against the lawmaker over the incident
As clashes between Palestinians and Israeli troops go into a second week, funerals have been held for four more Palestinians killed
Two Hamas gunmen are reported killed and at least 25 other people wounded after fresh Israeli airstrikes in the Gaza Strip
All Palestinian factions have called for a general strike and protest rallies on Thursday, ahead of a ‘day of rage’ on Friday.
Palestinian rival factions Hamas and Fatah have reached a deal over political reconciliation and details will be released at a news conference later
The Palestinian cabinet has met in the Gaza Strip for the first time in three years.
Palestinian Hamas group has said it is to take key steps to end a decade-old feud with rival faction, the Fatah movement.
Repeated attempts at reconciliation have failed since the Islamist Hamas group drove forces loyal to President Abbas from the Gaza Strip in 2007.
Hamas accuses Palestinian Authority of making life difficult to win political concessions
Palestinians go to the polls for the first time since 2012 today in the West Bank, again without the participation of Hamas, which is not allowing any vote in the Gaza Strip.
Israel claims Barghouti has broken his hunger strike
The Palestinian movement Hamas has elected Ismail Haniyeh to lead its political office.
There has been reaction in Gaza and the West Bank after Hamas unveiled its new charter.
The Palestinian group Hamas has elected a commander of its armed wing as overall leader in Gaza.
Security forces in Hamas-controlled northern Gaza have broken up protests by thousands of people calling for an end to power cuts.
People living in Gaza have been allowed to cross into Egypt for the first time in almost 40 days.
Israeli sources cited by Reuters news agency said that construction has begun on an underground barrier along a small stretch of its boundary line with Gaza.
People in the Gaza Strip have been surveying the aftermath of Israeli airstrikes.