The scholar's quest for 'an alternative way of making peace' is chronicled in Tolan's upcoming book.
26 Sep 2013 14:02 GMT
The Ramallah Orchestra's journey through - and over - Israeli barriers to star in the Holy City.
24 Jul 2013 10:38 GMT | Arts & Culture, US & Canada, France, Israel, United States
The arrest of acclaimed musician, Oday Khatib, sheds light on Israel's draconian system of arrest and detention.
08 Apr 2013 07:12 GMT | Arts & Culture, Israel
A mass urban migration has taken hold in Egypt as the agricultural sector focuses on luxury exports instead of bread.
Sandy Tolan, Charlotte Buchen | 21 Dec 2011 20:43 GMT | US & Canada, Egypt, India, Russia, United Kingdom
Whatever transpires at the UN, the world should focus on what is happening on the ground in Palestine.
Sandy Tolan | 25 Sep 2011 14:53 GMT | US & Canada, Latin America, Brazil, China, India
Protest designed to show Egyptians' unity exposed fundamental divisions within the country's society.
Sandy Tolan | 30 Jul 2011 15:15 GMT | US & Canada, United States
After an odyssey that underscored the realities of Israeli occupation, Picasso's 'Buste de Femme' arrives in Ramallah.
Sandy Tolan | 16 Jul 2011 11:03 GMT | Israel, Malta, Palestine
A secret meeting 44 years ago could have changed the course of Middle Eastern history. But it never happened.
Sandy Tolan | 07 Jun 2011 09:42 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, Egypt, Israel, Jordan
Following Obama's weak speeches and Netanyahu's rejection of any compromise, Palestinians look elsewhere for support.
Sandy Tolan | 26 May 2011 15:21 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon
Despite its flaws, 'Miral' marks the first time anyone has tried to tell just a Palestinian story in Hollywood.
Sandy Tolan | 25 Mar 2011 11:18 GMT | Arts & Culture, US & Canada, Israel, Palestine, United States
Feeling abandoned by their political leadership, Palestinian youth are pushing for change.
Sandy Tolan | 05 Mar 2011 14:55 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, Latin America, Brazil, Egypt
As OPEC agrees on the first production cut in eight years, we examine the impact on global oil prices.
Business & Economy, Oil Price
Riad Hijab, chief coordinator of the High Negotiations Committee, discusses the prospects for diplomatic deal in Syria.
Syria's Civil War, Middle East, Bashar al-Assad
Inside the people-smuggling rings specialising in getting refugees into Europe.
Refugees, Middle East, Syria's Civil War
Al Jazeera investigates the shocking truth behind a deadly Israeli attack on a US naval vessel.
Israel, Politics, United States