Israeli–Palestinian conflict

UN: Israel ignores demand to stop settlement building

UN Middle East envoy says Israel has failed to end illegal settlement activity and abide by UNSC Resolution 2334.

Middle East

Israeli policeman caught on video beating Palestinian truck driver

An Israeli policeman who attacked a Palestinian truck driver has been suspended and is facing a criminal investigation. The incident was caught on video, and has caused widespread outrage. Al Jazeera's Paul Chaderjian reports.

Middle East

Israeli policeman caught on video beating Palestinian

Officer suspended from duty after video emerges showing him violently assaulting Palestinian resident of East Jerusalem.


Ahlam al-Tamimi: 'I want the US to leave me alone'

Al Jazeera speaks to freed Palestinian prisoner, wanted by the US for helping in a Jerusalem cafe bombing 16 years ago.

Occupied West Bank

Israel built 2,630 illegal homes in West Bank last year

Illegal settlements in the occupied West Bank surged 40 percent in 2016 from the previous year.


Watergrabbing - A Story of Water

On World Water Day we look at how the inequitable distribution and control of water resources affects the lives of ordinary people living in Cambodia, South Africa, Ethiopia and Palestine


Palestinian students: We will never lose hope in India

As India and Israel become closer, Palestinians in India say they hope New Delhi will continue to support their cause.

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Israel's human rights spies: Manipulating the discourse

Revelations about Israel's infiltration of NGOs in the 1970s shocked many, but human rights 'spies' are still out there.

by Neve Gordon
- Nicola Perugini

Middle East

Palestinian women bring baseball to Gaza

Young Palestinian women are trying to bring baseball to the Gaza Strip. The game was introduced last month in the hope of forming a national team to compete in the Asian baseball championships


In Cairo, Abbas under pressure over succession plan

Egypt applied severe pressure on Palestinian president to end internal division and resume Palestinian-Israeli talks.

Middle East

Bethlehem residents feel 'buried alive in a big tomb'

The so-called "Walled Off" Hotel in Bethlehem claims to have the worst view in the world. Residents who live nearby say their lives are bleak.

Middle East

UN report decries Israeli settlements' 'alarming pace'

US boycotts UN rights council as special rapporteur accuses Israel of 'the subjugation' of Palestinians' 'humanity'.

Middle East

Palestinians divided over Banksy's 'Walled Off Hotel' artwork

The street artist Banksy is known for making political statements through his artwork. His latest project is a hotel in Bethlehem with a view of the wall that separates Israel from the occupied West Bank.

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

What did the UN apartheid report expose in reality?

As Israel moves towards confronting apartheid, the questions raised by the report will become impossible to avoid.

by Mark LeVine

Middle East

Palestinians honour UN official for apartheid report

Palestinian president hails UN official for 'courage' in publishing report accusing Israel of building apartheid state.