Middle East

Palestinians on strike in solidarity with prisoners

Israeli forces shoot and wound 11 Palestinians in West Bank, as prisoners' mass hunger strike enters sixth week.

Palestinians on strike in solidarity with prisoners

Palestine

Analysis: Trump has 'no plan' for Arab-Israeli peace

As US President Donald Trump arrives in Israel, analysts say efforts to revive peace talks are a 'charade'.

Palestinian basic rights 'not on the agenda' for Trump

Middle East

Hamas decries Trump's terror allegation

Trump's comments linking Hamas to 'terrorism' show his 'complete bias' towards Israel, says the group's spokesman.

Hamas decries Trump's terror allegation

Middle East

Israel jails writer Ahmad Qatamesh without charges

Qatamesh is one of an estimated 500 Palestinians jailed by Israel without charges or trial.

Israel jails writer Ahmad Qatamesh without charges

Palestine

How Israel is targeting Palestinian institutions

Recent raid of Arab Studies Society's Jerusalem office highlights a long-standing problem, rights groups say.

How Israel is targeting Palestinian institutions

Middle East

Dozens injured by Israeli forces in Palestine protests

Thousands rally in occupied West Bank and Gaza in support of hundreds of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails.

Dozens injured by Israeli forces in Palestine protests

Human Rights

Israeli settler shoots dead Palestinian protester

Mutaz Bani Shamsa killed by settler during a protest for hunger-striking prisoners, Palestinian health ministry says.

Israeli settler shoots dead Palestinian protester

Palestine

Israel razes Palestinian Bedouin village for 113th time

An estimated 80,000 Bedouins live in unrecognised villages in the Negev region without basic infrastructure or services.

Negev: Israel razes Palestinian village for 113th time

Inside Story

What's behind Palestinian prisoners' hunger strike?

It has been a month since more than 1,300 Palestinian prisoners started their hunger strike in Israeli jails.

Middle East

Families fear for Palestinian hunger-striking prisoners' lives

Families are fearing for the lives of Palestinian prisoners who have been on a hunger strike for a month. More than 1,000 people are taking part in the strike, led by influential prisoner Marwan Barghouti.

Middle East

New pro-settlement US ambassador arrives in Israel

Bankruptcy lawyer, who is sceptical of a two-state solution, takes up post, just days before Trump's visit to Israel.

US ambassador David Friedman arrives in Israel

Middle East

Hamas: Israel collaborators admit killing top commander

Hamas says suspects admitted received instructions from Israel for carrying out killing as '45 collaborators' are held.

Hamas: Three suspects confess to killing Mazen Faqha

Middle East

US ambassador to Israel's ties to settlements on Palestinian land

David Friedman, the US ambassador to Israel, has taken up his new post. An ardent Zionist, Friedman has long ties to Jewish settlements on Palestinian land, considered illegal by international law.

Middle East

Palestinians mark 69th 'Nakba' anniversary with rallies

Palestinians commemorated the 69th anniversary of the Nakba, the "day of catastrophe", in which Israel was officially declared a state following the forced removal of more than 750,000 Palestinians from their homes.

Al Nakba

'No bigger Nakba than our children's hunger strike'

Protests and vigils in occupied West Bank, Gaza and Israel as Palestinians mark forced displacement from lands in 1948.

Palestinians mark 69th 'Nakba' anniversary with rallies