post 01 August 2014
Read more from Lindsey Hilsum on her blog Thought WWI was history? In the Middle East, think again

Europeans may think WWI is history, but people in the Arab world are still living with the fury and violence the conflict caused.

video 31 July 2014 World, Israel

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Israeli and Palestinian mothers debate Gaza conflict - video

"This is a war against the essence life" says Adeem in Gaza, "I will first and foremost defend my children" says Jamie in Israel. Two mothers, one from each side of the Gaza conflict, debate.

article 31 July 2014 World, Israel
Bisan in Gaza
by At Gaza mosque ruins with families living among debris

The first thing I noticed was a tug at my arm. I looked down to see a young girl in a blue top smiling up at me, writes Channel 4 News Producer Thom Walker.

article 31 July 2014 World, Venezuela
Brazilian President Dilma Roussef and Bolivia's Evo Morales (Getty Images)
Guillermo Galdos by Gaza war prompts Latin America to break ties with Israel

While the US and UK stand by Israel over its military offensive in Gaza, governments across Latin America have moved to cut their links.

post 31 July 2014
Read more on Cathy Newman's blog Exclusive: Tory MP urges government 'rethink' on Gaza

A letter from a Tory MP to the foreign secretary, seen by Channel 4 News, shows the first signs of serious unease emerging in Conservative ranks about the government's stance on the conflict in Gaza.

article 31 July 2014 UK, Israel
Protester holds banner during an anti-Israel demonstration in London
Simon Israel by Is anti-Semitism on the rise in Britain?

As a crop of Hitler-related hashtags emerge on social media over the past month, Simon Israel asks whether there is a rise in anti-Semitism in Britain.

post 31 July 2014
Read more from Paul Mason on his blog Gaza: visiting families as the death toll rises

Israel press ahead with its Gaza offensive saying it is days from achieving its core goal of destroying all Islamist guerrilla cross-border attack tunnels.

article 31 July 2014 World, Israel
US calls on Israel to do more to protect Gaza civilians

The Pentagon calls on Israel to do more to protect civilian life during its military operations in Gaza, saying the conflict was taking too high a toll on the population.

article 31 July 2014 World, Israel
Gaza Power Plant
Voice from Gaza: 'There is no life, no tomorrow'

A Palestinian translator, who is assisting international aid officials and journalists, gives Channel 4 News an account of the effects of Israeli bombardment on daily life.

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