UN-Arab League statement backs Palestinian state

Joint statement by UN and Arab League heads comes after Trump drops US commitment to two-state solution to conflict.

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

US and Israel join forces to bury Palestinian statehood

Trump and Netanyahu are trying to push a more blatant and legalised form of apartheid on the Palestinian people.

by Daoud Kuttab

Inside Story

What happens to global support for two-state solution?

US President Donald Trump would back single-state solution to Israeli-Palestinian conflict if both sides agree.

Middle East

UN chief: 'No alternative' to Palestine-Israel solution

Guterres says two-state solution is only way for peace between Israel and Palestine, ahead of Netanyahu-Trump meeting.

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Donald Trump drops US commitment to two-state solution

In a major policy shift, US president says he would back a single-state solution, after meeting Israeli PM Netanyahu.

Al Jazeera World

Lost Time: Palestinian prisoners in Israel

The poignant stories of Palestinian prisoners in Israel and the effects of imprisonment on them and their families.

United States

US: Middle East peace may not be two-state solution

Netanyahu to meet Trump at White House, as US suggests it may abandon efforts of creating independent Palestinian state.


Israel diplomat courted SNP deputy leader ahead of trip

Al Jazeera reveals how Shai Masot courted senior Scottish politician, raising questions over political interference.

East Jerusalem

Palestinians in East Jerusalem battle for their homes

Dozens of Palestinian families live with the constant threat of eviction by Israeli settler groups in the occupied city.


Israel wants settlements, not peace

With each new settlement, the prospect of peace and the formation of a Palestinian state become even more unattainable.

by Rami Hamdallah

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Palestinians ask Israeli court to reject land grab law

Israel's move to retroactively legalise settler homes in the occupied West Bank has triggered a storm of criticism.

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Palestinian taxi driver still healing from hate crime

Eshaq Abu Jibneh was attacked in Jerusalem last summer by Israelis who called him a 'terrorist'.

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Air strike on Gaza Strip tunnel kills two Palestinians

Two dead and five wounded near Gaza-Egypt border after missile slams into a tunnel defying Israeli blockade.


Israel's settlement law: Land theft is now legal

Israel's obstinacy is leaving Palestinians with one option: Equal citizenship in one state or a horrific apartheid.

Middle East

Israel land grab law 'ends hope of two-state solution'

Law that retroactively legalises settler homes on private Palestinian land widely condemned as legitimising theft.