Israeli-Palestinian Conflict


Why Are Israel And Arab States Getting Friendly?

Arab countries were once united against Israel in their support for the Palestinians. But some relationships have been quietly thawing for years. Now they’re talking normalisation. But what does that even mean?

Fighting COVID in Gaza With No Resources and Little Food

Lockdown in the Gaza Strip: No stimulus checks, little food, and harsh police measures
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Israel’s Borders Explained In Maps

More than 70 years after Israel declared statehood, its borders are yet to be entirely settled. Wars, treaties and occupation mean the shape of the Jewish state has changed over time, and in parts is still undefined.
Jewish Israelis visit the Temple Mount compound, site of the Al-Aqsa Mosque and the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem Old City, during the Jewish holiday of Sukkot, October 8, 2017. (Yaakov Lederman/Flash90)

The UAE-Israel Accord Is A Victory For Temple Mount Extremists

The accord's stance on Jerusalem's holy sites allows extremist Jewish groups to pursue their dangerous aspirations — and fulfill Palestinians' deepest fears.

Israel, UAE To Normalise Relations In Shift In Mideast Politics

Israel and the United Arab Emirates announced that they will normalise diplomatic ties and forge a broad new relationship, a move that reshapes the order of Middle East politics from the Palestinian issue to the fight against Iran.
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Israel’s West Bank Annexation Plan And Why It’s Stalled, Explained By An Expert

The politics and the potential problems ahead.

Why Does Israel Want To Annex The West Bank?

Israel has occupied the West Bank for decades. But now Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu wants to take even more control through annexation

Opinion: For Israel And Palestine, Equality In A One-State Solution

"For decades I argued for separation between Israelis and Palestinians. Now, I can imagine a Jewish home in an equal state."

Why Does Israel Want To Annex The West Bank?

Israel is plans to annex parts of that territory – to officially make it part of Israel.
Workers ride a tractor at the dates plantation near the Israeli settlement of Naama in the occupied West Bank on September 11, 2019 [File: Ronen Zvulun/Reuters]

Boycotting Israeli Dates Is Working And We Need To Keep Going

This Ramadan, make the right choice and do not buy dates from companies that exploit Palestinian land and labour.

As Covid-19 Spreads In Gaza, It’s Time To Lift The Siege

Doctors and nurses in Gaza face challenges more daunting than most due to the Israeli-led siege imposed on the overcrowded coastal territory more than a decade ago.

The Trump Plan Threatens The Status Quo At Al-Haram Al-Sharif

The plan could pave the way for an Israeli takeover of the holy site in Jerusalem.

Graphic Video Of Israeli Forces Killing Palestinian And Use A Bulldozer To Seize His Body

The Israeli Army used a bulldozer to seize the body of a Palestinian man on the Gaza border.

New York High School Sparks Public Storm Over Free Speech On Israel

The firing of a teacher in an elite private school is part of a significant rise in incidents targeting pro-Palestine speech in secondary education.

Trump’s Middle East Plan Is A Policy Of Apartheid & Settler Colonialism

Mehdi Hasan and Rashid Khalidi discuss President Trump’s Middle East plan to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, which he has described as the “deal of the century.”