Jonathan Cook


Is Gaza-Sinai state a possibility for Palestinians?

The long-discussed plan could see most of Gaza's population end up in Sinai, alongside millions of Palestinian refugees.

Middle East

How Israel gains from Egypt-Saudi Red Sea islands deal

Tel Aviv could use diplomatic capital gained in its approval of Tiran and Sanafir deal for support on Palestinian issue.


Israel hopes GCC rift will 'intensify Hamas' isolation'

The Saudis publicly adopted Israel's definition of Hamas as a "terror organisation" rather than a resistance movement.


Inside the US fight to fix Israel's global standing

US and Israel lead a campaign of intimidation against the UN to forcibly rehabilitate Israel's international standing.


Israel approves plans to tighten grip on East Jerusalem

Figures show that Israel has been allowing Jewish ultra-nationalists to visit the Al-Aqsa compound in record numbers.


US ambassador to Israel: 'Great advantage to Netanyahu'

David Friedman is known for his support for the most extreme elements in Israel's settler movement.


Knesset's new bill 'portrays racism as entirely normal'

Israel's Knesset has passed its first vote on a new bill defining Israel as 'a national home of the Jewish people'.


Critics blast US shipment of fighter jets to Israel

Israel is the first country outside the US to get access to the F-35 warplane, the most expensive ever developed.

Al Nakba

Why is Israel afraid of the Nakba's March of Return?

For the first time, Israeli police block the annual march to commemorate the Palestinian 'catastrophe' of 1948.

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Israel denies redress to thousands of Palestinians

Legal changes have shielded Israel from paying compensation to families of killed or injured Palestinians, report finds.


Gaza report: 'Not about justice for Israel's victims'

The report comes as Israeli officials have been warning of the likelihood of another round of hostilities.

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Elor Azaria verdict: 'No justice for Palestinians'

Soldier who executed a wounded Palestinian has been sentenced to 18 months in jail and a demotion.