Whenever the western Left side, instinctively, with Palestine my heart says, “Jew-haters” while my mind says, “Shut the f*** up, heart.”
The New Statesman view.
In the end, it is about blood.
Andrew Smith from the Campaign Against Arms Trade argues that those who oppose Israel's actions in Gaza must acknowledge that Britain is implicitly supporting them through its military trade.
The Israeli economist Yaacov Sheinin proposes a bold economic answer to the rockets – but with the repressive Hamas in charge, would it have any chance of materialising?
The BBC's Middle East editor reports from Gaza.
The Prime Minister warned President Putin to stop aiding separatists in Ukraine, as responsibility for the MH17 crash was laid at Russia's feet.
The Kremlin’s propaganda pushing support for the separatists in eastern Ukraine has been so effective that the Russian people have a completely different understanding of the downing of MH17 – and even Putin may be unable to hold back the jingoism.
It’s highly possible that the civilian airliner was mistaken for a Ukrainian Il-76 military transport plane.
The BBC's former Gaza Strip correspondent on the way the world views the Palestinians, and how Israel transformed from a young David of a fledgling state to the Goliath of the occupation.
Many of those on flight MH17 were experts in Aids research, flying to Kuala Lumpur to make a connecting flight for the 20th International Aids Conference in Melbourne, Australia.
Airliner crashes with 298 people on board.
Iran does has grave problems but family life is of a quality that has largely disappeared in the west and privacy is respected. Nor is there any sense of the oppression one finds in Wahhabi societies.
The assault on Gaza has been a humanitarian disaster, yet the west's staunch support for Israel continues.
Pundits and polls say the stakes couldn’t be higher. The reality is quite the opposite.
Despite tragedy, two Afghan women explain how they refuse to be cowed by militants from carrying out their work.
So fragile is the “peace” between Israel and the Palestinians that it takes the smallest spark to light the fuse of war.
Many residents of the Libyan city are preparing to leave for fear of more violence; others would leave if they could.
Have we gone back in time? The era of Muslim caliphates came to a close in 1924, when the Ottomans were toppled in Turkey.
A Dutch court has ruled that the Dutch Christmas character, "Zwarte Piet" or Black Pete, a white man in blackface, is offensive.
Hebron is the city of Abraham, the patriarch from whom all Jews, Muslims and, to a lesser extent, Christians claim descent. It is the emotional heart of the world’s most intractable conflict.
Storm, despite being a spy at the forefront of western intelligence efforts, was primarily driven by a desperate need to belong.
Whatever the outcome of the ongoing corruption investigations, the damage done to trust in public officials will be long-lasting.
What I learned from the crippling gridlock in Dhaka, Bangladesh.
The leader of Isis, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, has declared himself “Caliph Ibrahim”, thereby appropriating an Islamic title with a long, chequered history.
Princip was a slow-burn revolutionary, identifying himself with all Bosnians and committing himself to the ideal of winning freedom for all local Bosnians, not just local Serbs.
From almost the opening shot, the Great War has been fought over by historians wishing to interpret and understand what happened and why. Their conflict is not over yet.
Liam Fox insists that the “public will accept” increased surveillance because of the threat of terrorism. One suspects that if we don’t accept it, we’ll be made to.
Channel 4 News’s international editor returns to a country where she has strong memories and friendships but finds her movements hampered by customs officials.
The World Cup is just the latest political football to be kicked by the Front National’s Marine Le Pen, who suggested that “You are either French or Algerian”.