Human Rights

Israeli army 'among world's child rights violators'

Documented cases of killing and maiming of children prove that Israel is a child rights violator, rights groups say.

Israeli army 'among world's child rights violators'

Middle East

Muting mosque bill gets initial thumbs up in Israel

Racism accusations as legislation to muffle calls to prayer in Israel and occupied East Jerusalem wins first backing.

Muting mosque bill gets initial thumbs up in Israel

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.

Palestinians in East Jerusalem battle for their homes

Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Erdogan: Protecting Jerusalem a Muslim obligation

Turkish president urges all Muslims to "embrace the Palestinian cause and protect Jerusalem" as a common duty.

Erdogan: Protecting Jerusalem a Muslim obligation

Palestine

Israel jails Palestinian boy over stabbing attack

Ahmed Manasra, 14, was sentenced to 12 years in prison for his role in a stabbing attack that wounded two Israelis.

Israel jails Palestinian boy over stabbing attack

Palestine

Israel suspends UNESCO ties over al-Aqsa resolution

Palestinians welcome UNESCO resolution that criticises Israeli policies around al-Aqsa compound in occupied Jerusalem.

Israel

Two killed in Jerusalem drive-by shooting

Alleged attacker shot dead by Israeli forces after opening fire and killing two near police HQs in East Jerusalem.

Opinion

East Jerusalem's elections are more than symbolic

Even a "shadow" municipal council could help solve some major problems in East Jerusalem.

Daoud Kuttab

by Daoud Kuttab

Daoud Kuttab

Reporter's Notebook

Death amongst the tourists of occupied East Jerusalem

Life in Jerusalem quickly returns to normal after a man is killed by Israeli troops for allegedly trying to carry out a stabbing attempt.

Death amongst the tourists of occupied East Jerusalem

Human Rights

Jewish settlers granted new East Jerusalem building

The municipal approval is the latest case of what Palestinians call efforts to push them out of their own neighbourhood.

Jewish settlers granted new East Jerusalem building

Politics

Israelis mark annexation of East Jerusalem

Israeli police deployed in Jerusalem to secure a march marking the seizure of the eastern half of the city.

Israelis mark annexation of East Jerusalem

Middle East

Israel court convicts Palestinian boy of murder attempt

Ahmed Manasra's family condemns the ruling, saying it was an unjust court decision.

Israel court convicts Palestinian boy of murder attempt

Middle East

Israeli convicted of killing teen Mohammed Abu Khdeir

Israeli court rejects insanity claim by defendant, convicting him for murdering Palestinian Mohammed Abu Khdeir in 2014.

Israeli convicted of killing teen Mohammed Abu Khdeir

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.

How Israel is 'turning Palestinians into Zionists'

Middle East

The paradox of being an Arab member of Israel's Knesset

Al Jazeera speaks with Jamal Zahalka, one of the suspended Arab members of Israeli Knesset and head of Balad party.

The paradox of being an Arab member of Israel's Knesset