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UK’s Largest Pro-Israel Event Scrapped Amid Terror Attack Fears

Terror attack fears have forced organisers of Britain’s largest pro-Israel event to scrap plans for this year’s edition of A Night to Honour Israel. Sponsored by the Christians United for Israel (CUFI) organization, the evening of celebration was scheduled for June 22 at an undisclosed venue in Westminster.

Hamas stops Palestinian children from entering Israel on peace trip

Col. Kemp: Media Encourage Terrorists to Use Human Shields in War

JERUSALEM, Israel — Col. Richard Kemp, former commander of British forces in Afghanistan, told a legal conference that the Western media have encouraged terrorists to use human shields in war by focusing attention on civilian casualties in such a way that Western military forces were effectively deterred from responding to terrorist attacks. He suggested that legal doctrines might need to be adjusted in order to remove the operational advantage human shields provide terrorists.