UNRWA received no warning before Israeli forces shelled a Beit Hanoun school that was serving as a shelter earlier in afternoon killing many.
Fifteen Palestinians were killed by Israeli missiles and shells late Thursday night, dozens injured.
A toddler was killed and dozens Palestinians were injured in a Gaza City hospital as an Israeli bomb struck the area.
Two Palestinians were killed by Israeli forces as 10,000 marched from a refugee camp toward Jerusalem in protest against Israel's Gaza offensive.
714 names who have been killed have been confirmed. At least 5200 injured.
The child killed in the bombing of mosque in Jabalia has been identified as: Hadi Abdul-Hamid Abdul Nabi, an infant aged 1 1/2.
Israeli soldiers broke into and searched dozens of homes, and kidnapped seven Palestinians in Hebron, and five in Nablus, in West Bank.
'I expressed to His Eminence how deeply moved I was by his consistent calls for all sides to refrain from sectarian or ethnic rhetoric.'
Bodies of Palestinian families killed in Khuza’a, in Khan Younis, continue to be pulled from rubble and identified, as air strikes and tank shelling continue.
Lawyer Mubarak Ali Kazmi was shot dead in Karachi as violence in different parts of the city claimed four lives including that of a woman.
Former Chief of General Staff is damning of the British Government’s policy in Iraq and Syria, saying that it helped to sustain civil wars by unleashing forces it did not understand nor were easy to control and warns of similar risks in Afghanistan after Nato troops leave.
Last Wednesday an Israeli navy deliberately fired multiple artillery shells at children on a beach in Gaza City killing four children between the ages of 9 and 11, and wounding a number of other children. This was witnessed by international media who were watching from a hotel nearby.
This time it is being called Operation Protective Edge. In previous years it has been dubbed by Israel as Operation Pillar of Defence and Operation Cast Lead. All they mean is yet another mass slaughter of Palestinians in Gaza, the world’s largest prison camp. But who seems to care? Least of all, most Western governments, shamefully including Britain.
History is littered with the unintended consequences of war. Former Chief of General Staff, Lord David Richards, reminds us that the Second World War was the indirect result of reparations imposed on Germany at the end of the First World War. Virtually any military conflict, whether it be the Boer War, Vietnam, Korea or elsewhere scattered around the world, has had unexpected repercussions, mostly for the worst. Many still have to live with war far from being a precise science and often politically abused for other purposes.
Is the British Government inane, obstinate, empty-headed or just prefers not to listen? If it still fails to understand that its policies on countering so-called Muslim terrorism are misguided and blown out of all proportion, who else is better to take notice of that than the head of the Secret Intelligence Service at the time of the 9/11 attacks, Sir Richard Dearlove. The former MI6 chief also points the finger at Saudi Arabia for its possible role in bankrolling the rise of ISIS in Iraq when Britain does not seem to have any strategy in this area.
Eid Massages from Rt Hon David Cameron MP, Prime Minister, Rt Hon Nick Clegg MP, Deputy Prime Minister, Leader of Liberal Democrats, Rt Hon Ed Miliband MP, Leader, Labour Party, Rt Hon Sadiq Khan MP, Shadow Justice Secretary, Lord Chancellor and Shadow Minister for London, Rt Hon Alex Salmond MSP, First Minister of Scotland and Rt Hon Carwyn Jones, AM, First Minister of Wales
Sixteen British Muslims including four Muslim women are amongst an influential list of people who have been honoured in the 2014 Queen’s Birthday Honours List.
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International outrage at Egypt’s onslaught on dissent intensified on June 23 after three Al-Jazeera English journalists were sentenced to up to a decade in jail for endangering Egypt’s national security