Archive: Israel And Palestine

Reconstruction in Gaza will be accelerated as a result of blockade easing

Hague and Blair share Gaza relief

Israel's decision to ease its blockade of the Gaza Strip prompted relieved statements from foreign secretary William Hague and Quartet envoy Tony Blair last night.

  • International condemnatio of Israel's blockade increased after the attack

    Trimble on Gaza flotilla inquiry

    Israel had rejected UN demands for an independent international inquiry into its attack on an aid flotilla, but appointed two foreign observers to its domestic committee.

  • The attack on a Gaza aid ship has prompted international condemnation

    Britain wants international Israel inquiry

    Britain and France have issued a joint demand for an international presence on a probe into the Israeli military's raid on a Gaza-bound aid ship.

  • A flotilla activist is reunited with his family

    Hague gets tough with Israel

    William Hague has ratcheted up the criticism of Israel's strike against an aid ship, saying the episode went beyond "what was warranted and proportionate".

  • Mr Hague will be discussing the matter with his European counterparts this afternoon

    Hague: Israel must end the blockade

    The foreign secretary has joined the growing chorus of criticism of Israel's strike against an aid shipment with a demand for the blockade of Gaza to end.

  • Devastation in Gaza

    What next for Gaza?

    Articles for politics.co.uk by Israel and Palestine's leading advocates within the Labour party published today show just how badly recent fighting has hit hopes for peace in the Middle East.

  • Palestinian children: Let down by the west?

    Media 'letting down Palestinians'

    Western media coverage of the ongoing crisis in the Gaza Strip is unfairly skewed, a Palestinian MP visiting Britain has claimed.

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