Gaza

Gaza: Witnessing The War And Destruction

When Israel started its invasion of Gaza in the summer of 2014, the pictures of death and destruction were all over our screens. But Max Blumenthal traveled there to see for himself. So many of the stories he witnessed were never talked about in the news. He speaks to AJ+’s Dena Takruri.

Gaza One Year After The War

Gaza is still in ruins one year after the 51-day war Israel called “Operation Protective Edge.” The territory hasn’t been allowed to rebuild, and the majority of Gaza’s children are showing signs of extreme emotional distress. AJ+’s Dena Takruri explains.

Paris Unity March – Where Hypocrites Of The World Unite!

After the Charlie Hebdo attack, dozens of world leaders marched arm in arm with President Francois Hollande during a unity march in Paris. But many of these leaders aren’t exactly supporting free speech and a free press back home. So what’s the deal? Dena Takruri of AJ+ explains

Why Palestine’s ICC Bid Matters

President Mahmoud Abbas has submitted Palestine for membership in the International Criminal Court, based in The Hague. Some see Abbas’ ICC move as a desperate attempt to do *something* – especially after a controversial resolution to create a Palestinian state failed at the United Nations Security Council. So why does the ICC bid matter, will Israel be tried for war crimes and what’s next for Palestine?

The Ultimate Recap on What Celebrities Said About Israel and Gaza

From Selena Gomez to Bill Maher, Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem to Zayn Malik of One Direction, celebrities young and old have shared their thoughts on the military offensive in Gaza by Israel. Here’s a recap of what the stars (including Mark Ruffalo, Joan Rivers, Jon Voight, Howard Stern, John Legend, Russell Brand and Fox News host Sean Hannity, and others) tweeted and said, and the flak they got for it.

When Media Coverage Of Gaza And Israel Becomes The Story

When it comes to news about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, the media coverage itself often becomes the story. Dena Takruri looks at how the U.S. media got it wrong and right during the latest violence in Gaza and Israel.