Despite pledging over $5.4 billion in reconstruction aid to Gaza following last summer’s war, less than $100 million has actually been sent.
It wasn’t just you. From Ukraine to Ebola to Gaza, it’s been a year of big, horrifying international news stories that just wouldn’t end.
Each week, journalists all over the world produce photographs that make you laugh or cry, while others are aesthetically beautiful. These are some of the week’s most amazing images created by hardworking photographers all over the globe.
These are some of the most thought-provoking images you will see from this year in news.
Incredible footage of boys performing back flips and somersaults, even as air strikes hit just hundreds of meters away.
The current Conservative party chair, Grant Shapps, was criticised by former foreign office minister Sayeeda Warsi about an attack that led to the deaths of four rabbis in Jerusalem.
The former Conservative chairman, who quit the cabinet over the government’s “morally indefensible” stance on the issue, told BuzzFeed News that as many as 37 constituencies could be swung by the Muslim vote.
Palestinian youth practice their parkour skills over the ruins of houses, which witnesses said were destroyed during a seven-week Israeli offensive in the Shejaia neighborhood east of Gaza City. Some Palestinian youths between 13 and 17 years old train in the devastated area as a personal initiative to develop their skills.
Just 20 animals remain, including a pregnant lioness.
Shot with a Go-Pro attached to a small drone, the video captures just one neighborhood in Gaza.
“Had a good time visiting Jerusalem and Gaza Strip today… Peace.”
Truce would end more than 50 days of fighting between Israel and the Gaza Strip.
“We looked around and found what you see here: rubble and sand.”
Footage uploaded to YouTube shows an apartment building collapse after two bombs explode.
The Palestinians were executed by masked gunmen in Gaza on Friday.
The tweet included an image from a very graphic video of an alleged ISIS fighter beheading an American. Soon after, the account deleted the tweet.
The Palestinian militant group said the senior leaders were hit while in a house in Rafah.
“Fuck Israel,” one woman shouted. Sanders, the senator from Vermont, told someone to “shut up.”
“But I always thought that’s what opinion columns are for.”
“At this point we think there is something intentional,” said an Amnesty International representative.
The business secretary announced last week that the government would end arms exports if military hostilities started again.
The Community Security Trust received 240 reports of anti-Semitism in the UK in July. “It’s the underlying anti-Semitism.”
Ceasefire negotiations between Israeli and Palestinian officials in Cairo have collapsed after a temporary truce was broken.
The editor of The Jewish Chronicle has apologised for any offence caused after his newspaper gave space to an appeal for aid to Gaza.
Hazem Abu Murad and Simone Camilli among five who died when police engineers were attempting to disarm unexploded ordnance.
She was flown to Jordan and then England and is currently fighting for her life.
Rockets were fired from the Gaza Strip on Friday morning, while Israeli air strikes hit northern Gaza.
The story behind one photographer’s picture.
The Israeli military said two rockets were fired into the country Thursday night. The rockets did not cause any injuries.
“Die-ins” in Sainsbury’s stores, boycotts of shops that stock Israeli goods, and protests involving people locking their necks to poles in government departments are becoming increasingly common. And it doesn’t look like they’ll end soon.