Rosabel Crean is a freelance journalist based in Beirut, Lebanon
The US university's board of governors voted to close down the university citing 'heightened instability in the Middle East'.
A new flag will be flown with the ‘Silver Jubilee’ logo and all government offices will adopt the emblem in a British-style marking of the monarch's rule.
Business people from arms firms were forced to walk through a crowd of protesters chanting “Shame on you” as they entered a top London hotel hosting a gala.
Sixteen leading international organisations said that the heavy nature and indiscriminate use of weaponry has made operating in Gaza near impossible.
ABCD's centre in Nur Shams refugee camp has been rendered non-functional from destruction caused by Israeli forces during a raid last week.
Israel's assassination marked the first time that Beirut was struck by Israel since the 2006 July war when swathes of Dahiyeh were decimated by Israeli attacks.
Israeli ministers have said they want to expel Palestinians from Gaza, prompting concern from Israel's key backers in Washington.
The Gaza municipality headquarters, located in Palestine Square, stored historical archives dating back more than 150 years, which held key documentation of the city’s urban development.
Israeli authorities are expected to closely monitor the abductees interviews with the press by briefing them on what should and should not be said about their kidnapping ordeal.
The deal will see the exchange of 50 of the approximately 250 hostages held by Hamas in Gaza and around 150 Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli jails.