Middle East

Kushner meets Abbas, Netanyahu in bid to restart talks

Donald Trump's adviser and son-in-law held meetings with Palestine and Israel leaders aimed at continuing talks.

Kushner meets Abbas, Netanyahu in bid to restart talks

Middle East

Egypt sends fuel tankers to Gaza to ease power crisis

News comes as relief for Palestinians in the besieged strip, but reports that PA may prevent its use a cause for worry.

Egypt sends fuel tankers to Gaza to ease power crisis

Middle East

Israel starts work on new West Bank settlement

Netanyahu says he considers building new West Bank settlement an 'honour' after decades of expanding existing ones.

Israel starts work on new West Bank settlement

Opinion

Blockading Qatar, targeting Iran

The Saudi-Israeli alliance is out of the closet.

Hamid Dabashi

by Hamid Dabashi

Hamid Dabashi

Israel

Israeli settlement building soars in West Bank

Israeli data shows work began on 2,758 dwellings between April 2016 and March 2017, compared with 1,619 the year before.

Israeli settlement building soars in West Bank

Middle East

Gaza's electricity crisis

Electricity in Gaza is set to become yet more scarce as supplies to the strip will be scaled back by 40 percent.

Gaza's electricity crisis

Middle East

Palestinians reject ISIL claim of Jerusalem attacks

Hamas says ISIL claim that three of its fighters attacked Israeli police is false and an attempt to 'muddy the waters'.

Palestinians reject ISIL claim of Jerusalem attacks

Middle East

Palestinians shot dead after Jerusalem Old City attacks

At least two Palestinians shot dead by Israeli forces after twin attacks that kill Israeli policewoman at Damascus Gate.

Palestinians shot dead after Jerusalem Old City attacks

GCC

What do Israel and Saudi Arabia have in common?

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

Israel hopes GCC rift will 'intensify Hamas' isolation'

United Kingdom

Activists fear UK censorship of Palestine Expo event

Palestine cultural event expects to draw 10,000 people in London in July but officials warn it could be cancelled.

Activists fear UK censorship of Palestine Expo event

Arts & Culture

Israeli rights group welcomes Man Booker prize donation

Israeli writer's US translator to give half of prize money from literary award to group fighting for Palestinian rights.

Israel anti-occupation NGO welcomes Man Booker donation

Middle East

Hamas agrees with Egypt on tighter border security

Security and humanitarian issues were discussed by the two sides, marking a thaw in the Egypt-Hamas relationship.

Hamas agrees with Egypt on tighter border security

Opinion

The wonder of imperial feminism

Or how Wonder Woman turned from a hero to a war crimes supporter.

Susan Abulhawa

by Susan Abulhawa

Susan Abulhawa

Hamas

Will Hamas survive the Gulf crisis?

The resistance movement's options in the post-Gulf crisis period seem to be extremely limited.

Will Hamas survive the Gulf crisis?

Middle East

Israel agrees to PA request to reduce Gaza electricity

Gaza residents will live on four hours of electricity, as the Palestinian Authority and Hamas continue power struggle.

Israel agrees to PA request to reduce Gaza electricity