Category Archives: Middle East

Shell-Shocked: Over 90 Percent Of Kids In Gaza Has PTSD

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Author: Elizabeth Kulze

A Palestinian girl reacts at the scene of an explosion that medics said killed eight children and two adults, and wounded 40 others at a public garden in Gaza City
When we hear about post-traumatic stress disorder and war, it generally concerns soldiers who’ve been emotionally damaged by the horrors of combat. But what about civilians living in conflict zones? How does war impact them psychologically? To find out, a group of researchers studied teenagers in Gaza, where 1,800 people have...

Britain’s Role in Arming Israel

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Author: Cahal Milmo

The Government has been accused of failing to regulate arms sales to Israel following evidence that weapons containing British-made components are being used in the bombardment of Gaza. Documents shown to The Independent reveal that arms export licences worth £42m have been granted to 130 British defence manufacturers since 2010...

House Committee Endorses Extra $500 Million Aid to Israel

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Author: Press TV

The US House of Representatives Armed Services Committee has proposed a nearly half a billion dollar increase in military aid to Israel even as the United States is struggling with domestic economic issues. The committee approved $488 million last week to fund Israel’s development of two missile systems and to...