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video 28 July 2014 World, Israel

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Ten Palestinians die in Gaza rocket attack - video

Ten Palestinians - mostly children - are killed when a missile explodes in a park at the al-Shati refugee camp in Gaza City.

video 28 July 2014 Israel

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'Shocking hospital attack was by Hamas' - video

The attack on Gaza's main hospital was the work of Hamas, says Daniel Taub, the UK's Israeli ambassador. And he says his country wants to see nobody die - "least of all children".

video 25 July 2014 World, Israel

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Hatred as violence spreads to West Bank - video

Something has suddenly snapped as Gaza's violence spreads to the West Bank. A madness born of fury has taken hold. Raw hatred on both sides is beginning to explode. Jonathan Miller reports.

video 25 July 2014 World, Israel

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Violence in West Bank and Gaza on 'day of rage' - video

In the West Bank, five Palestinians die in clashes with Israeli forces, while Gaza sees more attacks by Israeli forces and by Hamas. Meanwhile, Israel's cabinet rejects a temporary ceasefire.

article 25 July 2014 World, Israel
West bank violence
Is this the start of the third intifada?

As the war in the Gaza strip continues, some fear that a third intifada - a Palestinian uprising against the Israelis - may be brewing.

post 21 July 2014
Read more on Michael's blog Why Gaza has always been tricky for Middle East envoy Tony Blair

Tony Blair was in London today, addressing the Progress think tank 20 years after he became Labour leader. But weren't there more pressing concerns in the Middle East?

post 21 July 2014
Read more from Paul Mason on his blog Why Israel is losing the social media war over Gaza

For the first time in a major Arab-Israeli conflict, the world has access to non-traditional sources of reality such as Twitter - and it means Israel is losing the battle for hearts and minds.

article 21 July 2014 UK
Tony Blair
Should Blair make speeches in London during Mid East crisis?

In a speech on the 20th anniversary of his becoming Labour leader, Tony Blair devotes half a minute to the situation in Gaza. We asked if London is the place for the Middle East quartet envoy to be?

article 09 July 2014 World, Israel
Israeli tanks (reuters)
What's America's Israel strategy? Five questions answered

Barack Obama urges both Israel and Palestine to show restraint. But how is America trying to achieve peace in the increasingly volatile Middle East? We answer some key questions.