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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Monday 12 March 2012
Israeli air strikes today killed five Palestinians, including a father and his daughter, as Gaza-based militants fired dozens of rockets into Israel’s south for a fourth consecutive day.
Saturday 10 March 2012
The worst exchange of strikes between Israel and the Gaza Strip so far this year entered its second day today, as Israeli aircraft carried out raids that have so far killed 14 militants according to a Palestinian count, and militants responded with nearly 100 rockets.
Saturday 10 March 2012
An Israeli airstrike in Gaza killed the commander of the militant group behind the abduction of Gilad Schalit, an Israeli soldier who was held captive for more than five years and freed in a prisoner swap for more than 1,000 Palestinians.
Tuesday 21 February 2012
Syrian government troops heavily shelled rebellious districts in the resistance stronghold of Homs today, killing at least 16 people and compounding fears of a new round of bloody urban combat in a country careening toward all-out civil war.
Tuesday 07 February 2012
The leaders of Fatah and Hamas yesterday agreed that Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas could head an interim "unity" cabinet to pave the way for fresh future elections in Gaza and the West Bank.
Tuesday 24 January 2012
Israeli police have arrested two Hamas MPs who had been hiding in a Red Cross compound in Jerusalem.
Monday 23 January 2012
Meshaal's departure may affect movement's shift to a more moderate stance towards Israel
Saturday 07 January 2012
As prime minister of Gaza, Ismail Haniyeh is one of the world's most controversial politicians. He talks to Evgeny Lebedev about the Arab Spring, suicide bombing, the Israeli blockade - and the elusive prospect of peace.
Tuesday 03 January 2012
Palestinians plan diplomatic blitz to increase pressure on Israel over peace talks
Saturday 24 December 2011
As Fatah and Hamas bury some of their differences, Tel Aviv says the move is a step back towards terror
Saturday 10 December 2011
Egypt condemns latest attacks on Palestinians in Gaza as tensions rise across the Middle East
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