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Catch Up On: WORLD NEWS – Part 4: War in Gaza

And for my final installment (because this is all the bad news I can take for one week)… GAZA GOES BIRKO How did it all start? Well the simmering Israel/Palestine conflict over Gaza has been on the boil¬†for an incredibly long time and has its roots in ancient history¬†(get your full background here). This deeply entrenched animosity is partly why a solution is so very hard to find. Very basically: […]

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Catch Up On: Israeli – Palestinian Conflict

~ I am ashamed to say that whenever the news headlines something to do with Israel, Palestine, Gaza, Hamas etc, my eyes glaze over and my brain switches off more than usual in the face of this bewildering world. But I did catch that yesterday (15th May) was the Palestinan’s Nakba Day, which marks the day they lost Palestine to Israel in 1948. Then I did a search on the […]

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