Adam Withnall

Adam Withnall writes for http://independent.co.uk

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Palestinian children hold up plastic guns during a demonstration against Israel's military offensive on the Gaza Strip following Eid Al-Fitr prayers on July 28, 2014, 2011 in front of the Dome of Rock at al-Aqsa mosque compound, Islam's third most holy site in the old city of Jerusalem

Israel-Gaza conflict: Israel declares 'unlimited truce' across Gaza Strip but reserves right to respond to Hamas rocket fire

Israel will also continue its attempts to destroy cross-border tunnels

Health workers put on protective gear while working with suspected Ebola patients in Kenema, Sierra Leone

Ebola virus: US aid worker infected with disease as major airline cancels all services to countries affected by outbreak

The announcement came amid what the World Health Organisation (WHO) is calling the largest outbreak ever recorded of the disease

Pope Francis delivers a speech from the window of his apartment during his Sunday Angelus prayer in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican on July 27, 2014

Israel-Gaza conflict: Pope Francis issues desperate plea to fighters - 'I ask you with all my heart, stop please'

Conflict in Middle East has now seen more than 1,100 killed, many civilians

Doctors in protective gear work inside the Medecins Sans Frontieres isolation ward as Guinea faced the worst ever outbreak of the Ebola virus

As Ebola, Mers and HIV/Aids make headlines, what are the biggest risks to the world's health? And what is being done about them?

Deadly infectious diseases have become a serious cause for concern to world leaders - from cholera to bird flu, here are 10 that threaten populations around the globe

Smoke rises after Israeli tanks shell the Shujaiya neighbourhood during a military operation in the east of Gaza City, 27 July 2014

Israel-Gaza conflict: Hamas holiday truce ignored by Israel as fighting continues on both sides

Israel cancelled its ceasefire in face of 'Hamas's incessant rocket fire' - only for militants to do the same because of 'lack of commitment' from the other side

A Palestinian child, wounded in an Israeli strike on a compound housing a UN school in Beit Hanoun, in the northern Gaza Strip, cries at the emergency room of the Kamal Adwan hospital in Beit Lahiya

Israel-Gaza conflict: UN school shelled by Israeli tanks, leaving 15 dead and 200 wounded

Doctors and officials described the strike as a 'massacre' mostly impacting children

Palestinian relatives of Tawfiq al -Aga, who medics said was killed in Israeli shelling, mourn during his funeral in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip

Israel-Gaza conflict: UN warns of ‘dire’ humanitarian crisis in Gaza as reports reveal one child dying every hour in fighting

UN says 83 children have died in last three days of 'terrible' conflict

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) with British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond during a joint press conference at the Israeli Knesset, in Jerusalem, Israel, 24 July 2014

Israel-Gaza conflict: Britain warns Netanyahu the West is 'losing sympathy' for Israel

Philip Hammond reportedly said he would issue the warning to Benjamin Netanyahu when they met in Jerusalem today

Meriam Ibrahim with her husband Daniel Wani

Meriam Ibrahim: 'Apostasy' woman and family arrive in Italy after finally leaving Sudan

Ms Ibrahim was sentenced to death for marrying the man she loved and 'converting from Islam to Christianity' in May

Stills issued by the RSPCA show Jack Blowers as he downed two goldfish as part of a Neknomination dare before regurgitating them

Neknomination goldfish swallowing 'prank' sees 20-year-old Jack Blowers fined £200 following RSPCA prosecution

Blowers set up a pint-sized aquarium including two goldfish - and downed the whole thing

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