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Palestinians ask UN to demand Israel end settlements

The Palestinians asked the UN Security Council on Wednesday to demand that Israel immediately reverse plans to build more Jewish settlements, at an emergency meeting called to address tensions in east Jerusalem.

IDF soldiers sniping children playing on rooftop in Hebron

Footage released on YouTube clearly shows Israeli soldiers firing live rounds at Palestinian children playing on a roof in Hebron, Occupied Palestine.

Gaza truce: Is there a winner?

Israel and Hamas agree an indefinite ceasefire but discussions on key demands are delayed. Laura Kyle speaks to Gil Hofman – chief political correspondent for the Jerusalem Post; Samer Badawi – a contributor to +972 Magazine, and a former executive director of the United Palestine Appeal; Daniel Levy – director of the Middle East and North Africa Programme at the European Council on Foreign Relations.

BBC HARDtalk with Khaled Meshaal, leader of Hamas

In a special edition of Hardtalk from Doha, Stephen Sackur talks to Khaled Meshaal, the leader of Hamas. The Palestinian Islamist movement is currently locked in a grim and costly military confrontation with Israel in Gaza. The pressure on Hamas is immense — military, political and diplomatic.

Norman Finkelstein on Gaza conflict, Hamas goals and Iron Dome myth

A brilliant overview of the latest wave of Israeli violence against Palestine. For those wanting a basic understanding of why Israel attacked Palestine, offered a ceasefire and had a ground invasion should watch this interview with Dr. Norman Finkelstein. Finkelstein, who has extensively studied and written about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict for over three decades, explains the reason behind this offensive and what the end game will be for Gaza. In addition to this analysis, he answers questions about Hamas’ rockets and tunnels as well as Israel’s Iron Dome. We take a look at how these components came together resulting in the deadliest attack in Gaza.

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