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July 28, 2014 4 Comments

First in to see Mackintosh’s damaged masterpiece, Glasgow School of Art

24 glasgow G w LRG First in to see Mackintoshs damaged masterpiece, Glasgow School of Art

It was one of the most beautiful and brilliant buildings built in the last 200 years in Britain.

Even in 2007, in an RIBA survey, the Glasgow School of Art was voted by the general public as the best building in Britain.

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July 25, 2014 21 Comments

In Hebrew: Gaza’s ‘birthplace of saints and death-yard of angels’

We publish in Hebrew Jon Snow’s account of the scene in Gaza’s al-Shifa hospital, where doctors struggle to treat adults and children wounded by Israeli attacks.

Leaving Gaza and ‘a terrible catalogue of devastation’

A temporary ceasefire in the conflict allows Jon Snow and other journalists to leave Gaza’s deserted streets by bus.

Gaza is not just about them, it’s about us, too

Leaving Gaza, for the first time in my reporting life I feel scarred, deeply scarred, by what I have seen – some of it too terrible to put on the screen.

July 24, 2014 19 Comments

In Arabic: Gaza’s ‘birthplace of saints and death-yard of angels’

We publish in Arabic Jon Snow’s account of the scene in Gaza’s al-Shifa hospital, where doctors struggle to treat adults and children wounded by Israeli attacks.

Gaza’s ‘Birthplace of saints and death-yard of angels’

I can’t get her out of my mind. Two year old Nema. Her broken skull and fractured nose have imposed two vast round suppurating panda sized blobs effectively closing her tiny eyes.

July 23, 2014 103 Comments

Gaza: is this a war on children?

Jon Snow presents Channel 4 News live from Gaza, with reports from Jonathan Miller and an interview with UN human rights chief Navi Pillay, who says Israel may have committed war crimes.

Gaza conflict: is it too late for negotiated peace?

Have I awoken to a swarm of bees in my lightless hotel room? The electricity is off, again. The bees are drones, devised in America, manufactured in Israel, overhead in Gaza at all times in this

July 22, 2014 752 Comments

Inside Gaza’s Al-Shifa hospital

Al-Shifa Hospital, the main medical facility in Gaza, has opened its doors for thousands of Palestinians fleeing an ongoing Israeli shelling of eastern Gaza City.

July 21, 2014 40 Comments

Gaza conflict: in transit to war

“Welcome to Israel. We wish you a pleasant stay. If this is not your final destination, we wish you a pleasant onward journey.” Can the British Airways captain be referring to Gaza?

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