Battle for Jerusalem

Israel's Muezzin Bill 'an ugly product of Islamophobia'

The bill shows Israel's growing intolerance towards its non-Jewish citizens, say Palestinian activists.


Balfour's 'promise'

Ninety-nine years since Balfour's "promise", Palestinians insist that their rights in Palestine cannot be dismissed.

Special series

The Hannibal Directive

We investigate a secret order that allowed Israel's army to kill Palestinian civilians to stop the capture of a soldier.

Middle East

The bookseller saving Jerusalem's Palestinian identity

Stripped of their rights, the last wall of Palestinian resistance is culture, says owner of a Jerusalem bookshop.

War & Conflict

Palestinians back Marwan Barghouti for Nobel Prize

Rights groups and politicians launch campaign to nominate senior Fatah leader serving life term for Nobel Peace award.

War & Conflict

Israel tears down seven Palestinian homes in 24 hours

Homes belonging to Palestinians accused of targeting Israelis have been razed in Occupied West Bank, leading to clashes.

The Listening Post

Spinning the occupation: Israel and the media

We look at Israel's crackdown on journalists over alleged media bias; plus, the media landscape in South Africa.

Middle East

How Israel is 'turning Palestinians into Zionists'

Israel is forcing Palestinian schools in occupied East Jerusalem to switch over to an Israeli-controlled curriculum.

Human Rights

Israeli checkpoints: 'We live under colonisation'

With nearly 100 Israeli-controlled permanent checkpoints in the West Bank, Al Jazeera asked Palestinians how they cope.

War & Conflict

Israeli police kill Palestinian teenager in Jerusalem

Fatal shooting of 17-year-old occurs a day before expected verdict on burning death of 16-year-old Abu Khdeir in 2014.

Human Rights

Q&A: 'We are being evicted because we are Palestinians'

The Sub Laban family may soon join tens of thousands of Palestinians evicted from occupied East Jerusalem by Israel.

Middle East

Israel's gun policy: A licence to kill Palestinians

Israelis are encouraged to carry weapons in public as restrictions on gun ownership are loosened.

War & Conflict

A Jerusalem village under siege

Access in and out of al-Issawiya has been severely restricted amid a wave of violence in Jerusalem.

War & Conflict

Portraits of Palestinian knife attackers

It was not politics, but the pressures of a life under occupation that drove Palestinian attackers, families say.

War & Conflict

Israel passes 'minimum sentence' for stone-throwers

New legislation establishes three-year minimum sentence and will also punish parents of children convicted of offence.