The street-by-street battle against Islamic State for control of Iraq’s second city.
The inconvenient truth is that the collective punishment of the Palestinian people in Gaza is a collective endeavour in its own right – led by Israel, enforced by Egypt, endorsed by Saudi Arabia.
Iraq is rapidly spiralling into an unprecedented situation - and the international community is standing by.
Last summer's defeat over Syria has made the PM wary of intervention.
The Respect MP is being investigated by the police for calling on Bradford to be “declared an Israel-free zone”.
Israel will know true quiet only by withdrawing from the occupied territories and negotiating a settlement with the Palestinian leadership, which may well include Hamas.
It is not yet too late. It is five minutes to midnight, but it is not too late.
It won’t be quickly forgotten that the strongest condemnation of the killings in Gaza came from Baroness Warsi, a Tory politician.
Following the resignation of a Tory minister, the PM’s coalition partners are now calling for the suspension of arms export licences to Israel
A government minister resigned this morning over Gaza. No 10, the Chancellor and the Mayor of London have all responded to this move, revealing an increasingly untenable situation for the PM.
The Gaza conflict has raised the important question of empathy. Would that both sides were capable of greater empathy and, indeed, imagination.
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