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Palestinian power plays
As Prime Minister Salam Fayyad quits after a feud with President Abbas, we ask how will it impact on the peace process.
Last updated: 15 Apr 2013 12:11 GMT
Israel harms Palestinian economy: report
The World Bank says Israel's checkpoints and delays in transferring money is causing 'lasting damage' to Palestinians.
Last updated: 12 Mar 2013 15:11 GMT
Outrage over Israeli soldier's photo
Israel says it will investigate Instagram image showing what appears to be a Palestinian boy in a rifle's crosshairs.
Last updated: 19 Feb 2013 18:15 GMT
Can the PA govern occupied Palestine?
Mahmoud Abbas allegedly told Israelis they could "take the keys" to his office if a Palestinian state isn't created.
Last updated: 04 Jan 2013 10:36 GMT
Gaza conflict brings Fatah and Hamas closer
The rival Palestinian factions may be edging towards a rapprochement since the Israeli assault on Gaza.
Last updated: 01 Dec 2012 10:03 GMT
Russia backs Palestinian state
In a visit to occupied West Bank, president Dmitry Medvedev says Moscow recognises independent state for Palestinians.
Last updated: 18 Jan 2011 19:03 GMT
UNRWA heads in Palestine quit
John Ging, director in Gaza and Barbara Shenstone, his West Bank counterpart resign from their posts.
Last updated: 17 Jan 2011 11:13 GMT
Holy Land gets tourism boost
A considerable increase in the number of visitors to Bethlehem boosts local economy and Palestine's national income.
Last updated: 24 Dec 2010 18:30 GMT
Rediscovering hidden Holy Land
Palestinian tour operators defy Israeli monopoly by taking pilgrims to once forgotten churches.
Last updated: 23 Dec 2010 14:37 GMT
Israel's unequal policy slammed
Report says Israel uses two-tier system to promote settlements, while stifling Palestinian development.
Last updated: 19 Dec 2010 15:19 GMT
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The white 'saviours' of the Arabs
Western fighters have streamed into the Middle East to help 'liberate' Arab countries such as Syria and Libya.
Pakistan mulls tighter controls on madrassas
The Pakistani government is proposing reform of the nation's madrassas, which are accused of fostering terrorism.
Unravelling culture in Iraq's Kurdish region
Weaving and handicrafts are being re-taught to a younger generation of Iraqi Kurds, but not without challenges.
Surviving the post-employment economy
The author argues that in the new economy, it's people, not skills or majors, that have lost value.
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South Sudan's massacre among many
Marx's last stand: Eastern Ukraine
Libya and the ICC: Courting chaos and confusion
Crimea, Nagorno-Karabakh and the Gordian Knot
Diba Nigar Goksel
Antagonising Iran: A strategic miscalculation?
Seyed Mohammad Marandi
Spain's rightward plunge
In Pictures: Myanmar's opium hotspot
A rebel militia in Myanmar's Shan state has been cracking down on drug production.
In Pictures: The Boston Marathon
Runners compete in race where last year a bombing left three dead and more than 260 people injured.
In Pictures: Recounting horror of Rana Plaza
Suffering continues for survivors and victims’ families a year after the building collapsed in Dhaka.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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