Israel

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Israeli military forces this summer engaged in deliberate, large-scale destruction of Palestinian civilian buildings that constitutes war crimes, Amnesty International stated Tuesday. The finding, released in group's new briefing Nothing is immune: Israel’s destruction of landmark buildings in Gaza , is based on four attacks on "multi-storey...
Jon Queally, staff writer
Black rivers of crude oil could be seen flowing across the desert sands in the...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
United Nations General Assembly Hall in the UN Headquarters, New York, NY. (Photo: Basil D Soufi/cc)
The United Nations General Assembly overwhelmingly passed a resolution on...

Further

The carnage goes on in Gaza. Over 500 now dead. The devastation has sparked fury, with hundreds of thousands protesting around the world, Nobel laureates and other public figures demanding an arms embargo against Israel, and an emergency meeting by the U.N. Security Council just announced. Still, the sheer scope of the horror can also numb us into a sort of moral fatigue. Two individual stories of random life and death to make and keep it real: The little boy on the front, brought into Gaza...