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Israeli land claims: Archaeology and ideology
Critics say Holy Basin archaeology is being exploited to advance Israeli claims to its 'eternal city'.
Samuel Nelson Gilbert
Last updated: 16 Nov 2013 08:54 GMT
Palestinian negotiators quit in protest
Israel's "escalation of settlement-building" blamed for resignations, which President Abbas has yet to accept.
Last updated: 14 Nov 2013 09:37 GMT
Israel PM halts plans to build settler homes
Netanyahu says international outcry risked diverting attention from country's lobbying against Iran nuclear deal.
Last updated: 13 Nov 2013 17:56 GMT
Jews and Muslims to share al-Aqsa Mosque?
Israel braces for reaction to proposed law that would allow Jews to pray in the grounds of Jerusalem's al-Aqsa mosque.
Last updated: 13 Nov 2013 14:05 GMT
Lieberman sworn in as Israel foreign minister
Far-right politician welcomed back into government by prime minister Netanyahu after being cleared of fraud.
Last updated: 12 Nov 2013 12:04 GMT
Freedom of movement: Capoeira in Palestine
Practitioners of the Brazilian martial art hope capoeira gains a foothold in the occupied West Bank.
Last updated: 08 Nov 2013 16:59 GMT
US and Israel lose UNESCO voting rights
Both countries stopped paying the UN agency in protest over a 2011 UNESCO decision granting membership to Palestine.
Last updated: 08 Nov 2013 15:10 GMT
EU deplores Israel's new settler homes plan
Decision to build thousands of illegal structures on occupied land called threat to talks with the Palestinians.
Last updated: 07 Nov 2013 10:27 GMT
Profile: Yasser Arafat
The life and times of one of the Middle East's most iconic personalities, whose cause of death had long been a mystery.
Last updated: 06 Nov 2013 18:53 GMT
Kerry: Israeli settlements are illegitimate
US secretary of state condemns building in occupied territories and says Palestinians "at no time" accepted them.
Last updated: 06 Nov 2013 18:37 GMT
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