EU sanctions on Hamas and Israel ‘no longer taboo’, says S&D leader

Gianni Pitella speaking in parliament

S&D group chair Gianni Pittella has called on EU council president Herman Van Rompuy to hold an extraordinary council meeting in the wake of another missile strike outside a UN school in Gaza.

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EU commits €246m to aid Palestine’s refugees

Refugees in Palestine

EU foreign affairs chief Catherine Ashton and enlargement and neighbourhood policy commissioner Štefan Füle have signed a joint declaration pledging €246m in support for Palestine refugees.

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