Opinion

Balfour 100 years on: Britain's colonial legacy

Theresa May will be celebrating the anniversary of the Balfour Declaration. But what is there to celebrate?

Salma Yaqoob

by Salma Yaqoob

Salma Yaqoob

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Canadian sues over wines labelled 'Product of Israel'

Winnipeg resident challenges import and sale of falsely-labelled wines, produced in illegal West Bank settlements.

Canadian sues over wines labelled 'Product of Israel'

Gaza

Gaza vows to respond to Israeli air raids

Palestinian armed groups say they will exercise the right to respond to Gaza attack that killed at least seven people.

Gaza vows to respond to Israeli air raids

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Seven Palestinians killed as Israel strikes Gaza tunnel

At least nine Palestinians are also wounded and taken for treatment in hospital at Khan Younis town, officials say.

Seven Palestinians killed as Israel strikes Gaza tunnel

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Balfour: UK government 'should hang its head in shame'

Al Jazeera speaks with historian Avi Shlaim about the ongoing legacy of the 1917 Balfour Declaration.

Balfour: UK government 'should hang its head in shame'

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

The love story of Fadwa and Marwan Barghouti

Separated for years by the walls of Israeli prison, the Palestinian political activists remain dedicated to their cause.

The love story of Fadwa and Marwan Barghouti

Human Rights

Did British Mandate pave way for Israeli occupation?

British Mandate in Palestine laid foundation for tactics used in Israel's military occupation of Palestinians today.

Did British Mandate pave way for Israeli occupation?

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Palestinian minors arrested by Israel 'suffer abuse'

Report by rights groups says violation of rights of arrested Palestinian minors is Israel's 'primary mode of conduct'.

Palestinian minors arrested by Israel 'suffer abuse'

Gaza

Expansion of Gaza fishing zone 'pointless PR stunt'

Israel's temporary expansion of Gaza fishing zone cannot compensate for years of harmful policies, fishermen say.

Expansion of Gaza fishing zone 'pointless PR stunt'

UpFront

Can nonviolence end the Israeli occupation?

We speak to Palestinian human rights activist Issa Amro about his upcoming Israeli military trial.

Palestine

Silwan demolitions: 'They're destroying Jerusalem'

All 100 residential buildings in Silwan's al-Bustan neighbourhood face demolition to make way for 'King David's Garden'.

Silwan demolitions: 'They're destroying Jerusalem'

Israel

Israeli airlines sued for intrusive body search

Three Palestinian women were targeted for a strip search simply because they were Arab, their lawyer argues.

Israeli airlines sued for intrusive body search

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

'Jerusalem cannot be replaced by any other city'

Court ruling offers shred of hope to Palestinians who have had their Jerusalem residency revoked by Israel.

'Jerusalem cannot be replaced by any other city'

Middle East

Israel seals off West Bank and Gaza for 11 days

Eleven-day border closure hits some four million Palestinians as week-long Jewish holiday commences.

Israel seals off West Bank and Gaza as Sukkot begins