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Children in Gaza have gone back to school, but 500 of their classmates won't be there

Matthew Champion for Independent UK

Today was the first day back at school for the children of Gaza.

Although 500,000 pupils returned to lessons, at least 500 of their classmates did not join them after they lost their lives in the 50-day war between Hamas and Israel. 174 more words


The nightmare of 'Gaza Spring'

Here’s my takeaway from the latest Gaza war, linked to Arab Spring. It’s in The Times of Israel, along with an excerpt from my book: 11 more words

18 Questions For Hamas Leaders In Wake Of Gaza War (precisely:Israel's War On Gaza)

Haaretz, Amira Hass

18 questions for Hamas leaders in wake of Gaza war

Had the IDF not prohibited Israeli journalists’ entry into the Gaza Strip and had the leaders of the Islamic movement agreed to be interviewed in the Israeli media, this is what Amira Hass would have asked: 1,015 more words


IS evacuates bases in border town, fears of planned American airstrikes

(Zaman Al Wasl)- Islamic State fighters have evacuated their bases in border town with Iraq in anticipation to the planned American airstrikes, local activists said. 150 more words


17 IS militants killed in Syria airstrike

(Indo Asian News Service)- At least 17 Islamic State (IS) militants were killed in airstrikes launched by the Syrian army in the north-eastern part of the country, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights announced. 175 more words


Israeli Occupation Warship Opens Fire At Gaza Fishermen

GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — An Israeli warship opened fire Sunday morning at Palestinian fishermen off the coast of Gaza City’s Al-Shati refugee camp, the speaker of the Union of Gaza Fishermen said. 267 more words


Palestinian Dies of Wounds Sustained In Israel's War On Gaza

GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — A young Palestinian man died on Sunday of wounds sustained during Israel’s offensive on Gaza, medical sources said.

Palestinian medics said that 22-year-old Anas Taysir al-Hinnawi, an engineering student, died in a hospital in Jordan. 33 more words