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Gaza desolation: Was it worth it?

Israel’s ‘victory’ has left Gaza City in ruins, but the 50-day war has strengthened Hamas’s influence.

International law fails to protect civilians from warmongers

Recent events show that international and humanitarian law are often no more than forms of convenient discourse for those at war.

Tweeting pictures of mutilated children is obscene

How many pictures of dead children do you need to see before you understand that killing children is wrong?

Israel says meeting heavy resistance within Gaza

Israeli forces say they were met with heavy resistance from Hamas when they pounded multiple sites across the Gaza Strip.

Weekend 101: Bond, Jacob Bond

The Nkandla fire rages on, the battle in the Gaza Strip flares up and the new Bond film is set to hit cinemas with a bang. Stay in the know, watch Weekend 101.

UN compilers split over Gaza report rebuttal

The UN has roundly rebuffed remarks by South African judge Richard Goldstone that cast doubt on the report into the Gaza war.

Despite flaws, Goldstone Report changed behaviour

Israelis do not forgive his initial findings, but Richard Goldstone's United Nations report is a powerful deterrent against a repeat of the war.

Israel demands UN bin Goldstone Report

Israel demanded on Sunday that the United Nations bin a report critical of its deadly 2008-2009 offensive on Gaza.

Israel demands retraction of UN Gaza criticism

Israel on Sunday demanded the retraction of a United Nations report deeply critical of its deadly 2008-2009 offensive on the Gaza Strip.

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