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Haunted by the Gaza war, Israeli children return to school

Sep 01, 2014

Haunted by the Gaza war, Israeli children return to school

Benjamin Netanyahu visited a school in Sderot, a Gaza border town and urged children to study hard. #World #US #Hamas #Israel #UN #Benjamin Netanyahu #Mahmoud Abbas #Palestine #IDF #Gaza #John Kerry #air strikes #Israeli military #ground operation
How the Gaza war has boosted Hamas' political prospects

Sep 01, 2014

How the Gaza war has boosted Hamas' political prospects

At first glance the Gaza war victory may seem hollow, with Israeli officials boasting that they gave Hamas none of its key demands. #World #US #Hamas #Israel #UN #Benjamin Netanyahu #Mahmoud Abbas #Palestine #IDF #Gaza #John Kerry #air strikes #Israeli military #ground operation
Israel calls on region to help rebuild Gaza and disarm Hamas

Sep 01, 2014

Israel calls on region to help rebuild Gaza and disarm Hamas

The remarks by Yair Lapid come almost a week after Israel and Hamas militants reached a truce after almost two months of fighting that devastated parts of Gaza. #World #US #Hamas #Israel #UN #Benjamin Netanyahu #Mahmoud Abbas #Palestine #IDF #Gaza #John Kerry #air strikes #Israeli military #ground operation
Fiji says no word on location of UN peacekeepers seized in Golan Heights

Sep 01, 2014

Fiji says no word on location of UN peacekeepers seized in Golan Heights

UNITED NATIONS/EIN ZIVAN Golan Heights (Reuters) - T he head of the Fijian army said on Sunday negotiations for the release of 44 soldiers abducted by an al Qaeda-linked group on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights were being pursued as the United Nations said it had no word on the troops whereabouts. The U.N. peacekeepers from Fiji were seized by Islamist militants on Thursday, one of several groups attacked in the volatile frontier between Syria and Israel. #Japan #Technology #France #Arabic #Middle East #Russia #Israel #United Kingdom
Israel PM  Netanyahu calls for budget cuts to finance Gaza war

Aug 31, 2014

Israel PM Netanyahu calls for budget cuts to finance Gaza war

Israel's cabinet convened today to debate Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's call forswingeing budget cuts to pay for the 50 day military campaign in Gaza. #NewsTracker #Israel #Netanyahu #Gaza #budget cuts #Gaza war

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Life in Israel: Caught amidst hostile neighbours, bad options

Dec 03, 2012

Life in Israel: Caught amidst hostile neighbours, bad options

Without going into the compelling but competing narratives of why and how Israel landed in what seems a perpetually hostile dynamic, it is easy to see that it is surrounded by hostile neighbors and there is no strategic depth of geography. #HowThisWorks #Syria #Al-Qaeda #Israel #Golan Heights
Read before you RT: Twitter lessons from Hamas to BBC

Nov 16, 2012

Read before you RT: Twitter lessons from Hamas to BBC

A series of incidents in several countries, and involving several organisations, have further highlighted the need for us to think before we tweet, and read before we retweet. #HowThisWorks #BBC #Twitter #Hamas #Israel #Defamation #Gaza #Lord McAlpine

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Read before you RT: Twitter lessons from Hamas to BBC

Aug 30, 2014

British Lawmaker Is Released From Hospital After Street Attack

A spokesman for George Galloway, known for his vocal criticism of Israel, said the attack on Friday was related to his declaration that a city in northern England was an “Israel-free zone.... #George Galloway #Israel #Great Britain #Hamas
Read before you RT: Twitter lessons from Hamas to BBC

Aug 28, 2014

U.N. says 43 peacekeepers detained near Israel-Syria border

The United Nations says 43 of its peacekeepers were detained Thursday in the Golan Heights near the border of Syria and Israel, a day after Syrian rebels overtook a crossing into Israeli-annexed territory... #Israel #Syria #United Nations #Golan Heights
Read before you RT: Twitter lessons from Hamas to BBC

Aug 27, 2014

Gaza cease-fire provides end to war between Israel, Hamas, but many issues remain unresolved

A seven-week war between Israel and Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip has ended with an Egyptian-brokered cease-fire... #Israel #Hamas #Gaza Strip #Jerusalem