During her teenage years, Isra Al-Modallal was a schoolgirl in Yorkshire. She travelled from her home in Bradford, which she shared with her older brother, to Grange Technology College, two miles outside the city centre.
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Sunday 13 October 2013
Israel has put on show what it calls a Palestinian “terror tunnel” running into its territory from the Gaza Strip and said it was freezing the transfer of building material to the enclave.
Monday 08 July 2013
As the world pleaded for an end to the deadly violence in Egypt, Washington expressed its “deep concern” over events but declared that immediately to cut aid – worth some $1.5bn a year – to the Egyptian regime was “not in the best interests of the US”.
Monday 24 June 2013
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s closest political ally has called for Israel to carry out a “thorough cleansing” of the Gaza Strip as a tenuous ceasefire between its Hamas rulers and the Jewish state frayed.
Monday 13 May 2013
The Hamas government in Gaza has proclaimed as a success its month-long campaign to crackdown on collaborators with Israel, adding that those that admitted to the charge are now enjoying the guarantees offered by the Islamist government at the beginning of the programme.
Tuesday 30 April 2013
Attack that hit 'top militant' is most serious test yet of the Egyptian-brokered truce
Wednesday 17 April 2013
Militants in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula fired at least two rockets at Israel's southern resort town of Eilat early Wednesday, officials said, highlighting what Israel says is a dire security situation across its border.
Friday 05 April 2013
The UNRWA provides food aid and job creation schemes in the Palestinian enclave
Monday 01 April 2013
Palestinian boys and girls in Gaza will be educated at separate schools if a new law proposed by Hamas comes into force.
Friday 22 March 2013
A flawed, partisan portrait of the Israel Palestine conflict that misses an opportunity
Wednesday 20 March 2013
Jordan's monarch hits out at US journalist as comments about several Arab leaders cause a stir
Thursday 07 March 2013
Rabbi Menachem Froman, who died on 4 March at the age of 68 after a long illness, was an Israeli settler known for his efforts to promote coexistence between Arabs and Jews. Froman, who served as the rabbi of the West Bank settlement of Tekoa, had ties to many Palestinian leaders. He was an outspoken opponent of attacks by Jewish settlers on mosques and often visited damaged holy sites with local Palestinian officials. He believed Israelis and Palestinians could live together peacefully.
Tuesday 05 March 2013
The annual marathon race run through Gaza has been cancelled by the UN agency responsible for staging the event after Hamas said women would not be allowed to take part.
Saturday 09 February 2013
Clashes mar funeral of murdered leader
Thursday 07 February 2013
Hamas and Fatah, the two rival Palestinian political factions, are in talks about forming a unity government with Hamas leader Khaled Meshal claiming that long-stalled elections in the occupied territories are also being planned.
Monday 04 February 2013
Israel arrested 23 Hamas members in the occupied West Bank today, including three who sit on the Palestinian Authority Legislative Council.
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