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Four children killed on the beach by Israeli air force deliberately 16 july

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Palestinian children crying for loss of their parents in Gaza killed by Israeli indiscriminate bombing

Mother reacting when told one of the children killed on the beach by Israeli air force was her son

5 month old baby killed on 18 July by Israeli indiscriminate bombing

Traumatised Palestinian children who lost their family members killed by Israeli indiscriminate bombing

Large number of Palestinian bodies lie in streets of Shujayea Gaza after Israel's indiscriminate bombing Sunday

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Palestine: Six Palestinians incl children killed by Israeli missiles in Gaza
21st Aug 2014

Palestine: Six Palestinians incl children killed by Israeli missiles in Gaza

Several Palestinians, incl children, were killed in Israeli shelling targeting different parts of Gaza, while dozens were injured.

Palestine: Two more Palestinians killed by Israeli bombing in Gaza
21st Aug 2014

Palestine: Two more Palestinians killed by Israeli bombing in Gaza

Two more Palestinians were killed and many injured after Israeli army bombarded several homes and areas in the Gaza Strip.

Palestine: Seventeen Palestinians killed in Gaza
21st Aug 2014

Palestine: Seventeen Palestinians killed in Gaza

Seventeen Palestinians, including children, have been killed, and dozens injured in resumed Israeli offensive on Gaza.

Palestine: Israeli army demolished Bedouin structures near Ramallah
21st Aug 2014

Palestine: Israeli army demolished Bedouin structures near Ramallah

Israeli soldiers invaded several Palestinian Bedouin communities east of Ramallah, and Mikhmas village, demolishing several dwellings.

Palestine: Israeli settlers storm al-Aqsa
21st Aug 2014

Palestine: Israeli settlers storm al-Aqsa

Israeli rabbi Yehuda Glick accompanied 20 Israeli settlers in invasion of al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied East Jerusalem.

Japan: Torrential rains unleash deadly landslide killing a dozen people in Hiroshima
20th Aug 2014

Japan: Torrential rains unleash deadly landslide killing a dozen people in Hiroshima

More than a dozen people have been killed in Japan after unseasonable flooding unleashed a deadly landslide.

Iraq: US seeks verification of ‘Islamic State’ beheading of journalist James Foley
20th Aug 2014

Iraq: US seeks verification of ‘Islamic State’ beheading of journalist James Foley

White House has said it is assessing validity of video purporting to show murder of US journalist by "Islamic State" militants.

Top Stories from the Newspaper - Issue 303: Top Stories: Friday 25th July 2014

Exclusive: UK sustained civil war in Syria, says former army chief
25th Jul 2014

Exclusive: UK sustained civil war in Syria, says former army chief

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.

Palestinian civilians including children deliberately killed by Israeli bombs as world looks on
25th Jul 2014

Palestinian civilians including children deliberately killed by Israeli bombs as world looks on

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.

Editorial

25th Jul 2014

Massacre not war in Gaza

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.

25th Jul 2014

Unintended consequences of Iraq war

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.

25th Jul 2014

Putting the genie of terrorism back in the bottle

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.

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25th Jul 2014

Eid Messages from political leaders

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

25th Jul 2014

Sixteen Muslims named in Queen’s birthday Honours

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.

25th Jul 2014

FRENCH FAILS: How to lose friends and alienate people

This month’s column is dedicated to the least popular President of the 5th Republic, Francois Hollande, who, for all his faults, entertains us with a unique array of blunders. Here are some highlights from Monsieur Le President’s fall from grace...

25th Jul 2014

Sentencing of Al-Jazeera’s journalists prompts international outrage

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

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