Gaza

The problem with the New York Times’ Gaza coverage

6 June 2021 6:00 pm

While war raged between Israel and Gaza, the New York Times published a powerful montage of 64 minors said to…

How London became a hub for Hamas

30 May 2021 6:00 pm

As the dust settles over Gaza, and Israel’s Iron Dome sensors cool, minds inevitably turn to the lessons that can…

The disinformation war continues between Israel and Hamas

22 May 2021 5:15 pm

The ceasefire between Hamas and Israel has started, and the gates to Gaza have opened for the international press. Now…

How Israel won the war

21 May 2021 4:15 pm

Golda Meir, Israel’s first female Prime Minister, once said that when forced to choose between being ‘dead and pitied’ or…

Why do parts of Britain erupt whenever Israel defends itself?

21 May 2021 1:14 am

There has been a huge amount of comment in recent days on the latest round of exchanges between Israel and…

Hamas, not Israel, is to blame for the latest bloodshed

19 May 2021 10:27 pm

I was born in the Jordanian-occupied Old City in Jerusalem and lived in a UN refugee camp from 1966 until…

Hamas's rockets are killing Palestinians too

16 May 2021 3:26 pm

Israel’s military action in Gaza is widely reported daily across the world. Images of hundreds of rockets lighting up the…

Don't compare Israel to Hamas

14 May 2021 7:32 pm

No, not this time, Boris. The Prime Minister’s ‘both sides’ response to the terrorist attacks on Israel underscores how Western…

Rod Liddle: Tunnelling my way into Gaza

1 June 2019 9:00 am

I’m meant to be peering into a tunnel hacked out by Hamas a few hundred metres from Gaza City into…

Mohammed Kabir, aged 105, in a garden he created in the courtyard of the ruined Darulaman Palace in Kabul for the soldiers stationed there

Bombs and begonias: gardening in a war zone

15 September 2018 9:00 am

During the civil war in Afghanistan in the late 1980s, Mr and Mrs Roami, a science professor and a nurse,…

What does friendship with Israel really mean?

19 May 2018 9:00 am

Harold Macmillan once remarked that: ‘There are three bodies no sensible man ever directly challenges: the Roman Catholic Church, the…

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Highly charged territory

14 October 2017 9:00 am

I first heard of this tragicomic spy romp around Israel and Palestine when Julian Barnes sang its praises in the…

What is to be done about a world where everything is for sale?

20 September 2014 9:00 am

Next time you read about an auctioneer’s gavel coming down on a $150 million painting bought by some flunkey representing…

A summer's social whirl, from Bette Midler to Satan

13 September 2014 9:00 am

This summer brought highs and lows, sadness and laughter, some irritating, some exhilarating. I was fortunate to be uplifted by…

Portrait of the week

30 August 2014 9:00 am

Home Theresa May, the Home Secretary, said that Britons who went to Syria or Iraq to fight could be stripped…

Portrait of the week

23 August 2014 9:00 am

Home David Cameron, the Prime Minister, writing of the Islamic State in northern Iraq, said: ‘If we do not act…

Portrait of the week

16 August 2014 9:00 am

Home David Cameron, the Prime Minister, resisted calls for Parliament to be recalled to debate the crisis in Iraq. Philip Hammond,…

Portrait of the week

9 August 2014 9:00 am

Home The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge joined 50 heads of state at the St Symphorien cemetery near Mons to…

David Frum’s diary: When Hamas shoots at Israel, they’re shooting at my kid

9 August 2014 9:00 am

 Wellington, Ontario A British visitor to this village might be disoriented by the flags. They look almost exactly like the…

What our leaders would say if they really cared about defending Britain's Jews

2 August 2014 9:00 am

What our political leaders would say if they really cared about halting anti-Semitic attacks

Even Switzerland is turning lefty. Am I going to have to move to Wyoming?

2 August 2014 9:00 am

 Gstaad I am looking out of my window at the green landscape and forested mountains rising beyond, as peaceful a…

Our spies have stopped chasing subversives. That's why we're in so much trouble

26 July 2014 9:00 am

Peter Clarke’s powerful report on the Trojan Horse affair in Birmingham schools is confirmation of the weakness of David Cameron…

Sanctions won’t tame Vladimir Putin’s Russia. Talking might

26 July 2014 9:00 am

Sanctions won’t help. One thing might

My love for that heroic country Poland

26 July 2014 9:00 am

One event I regretted missing on my last visit to London was a party at the Polish Club, which has…

Portrait of the week: ministerial musical chairs, women bishops, giant snails

19 July 2014 9:00 am

Home In a ministerial reshuffle, William Hague, who promised to leave Parliament at the election, was made Leader of the…