Middle East

Kushner meets Abbas, Netanyahu in bid to restart talks

Donald Trump's adviser and son-in-law held meetings with Palestine and Israel leaders aimed at continuing talks.

Kushner meets Abbas, Netanyahu in bid to restart talks

Middle East

Palestinians reject ISIL claim of Jerusalem attacks

Hamas says ISIL claim that three of its fighters attacked Israeli police is false and an attempt to 'muddy the waters'.

Palestinians reject ISIL claim of Jerusalem attacks

Middle East

Palestinians shot dead after Jerusalem Old City attacks

At least two Palestinians shot dead by Israeli forces after twin attacks that kill Israeli policewoman at Damascus Gate.

Palestinians shot dead after Jerusalem Old City attacks

Hamas

Will Hamas survive the Gulf crisis?

The resistance movement's options in the post-Gulf crisis period seem to be extremely limited.

Will Hamas survive the Gulf crisis?

Israel

Report: Egypt's Sisi secretly met Netanyahu in Cairo

Secret meeting was geared at promoting a plan that would have recognised Israel as Jewish state, Haaretz reports.

Report: Egypt's Sisi secretly met Netanyahu in Cairo

Opinion

Why is Hamas refusing to lay down arms?

The movement sees its military capability as its only deterrent against Israeli aggression and expansion.

Adnan Abu Amer

by Adnan Abu Amer

Adnan Abu Amer

Opinion

Watching 'Wonder Woman' in Gaza

Is it possible to embrace a fanatical warrior in the cause of the Zionist theft of Palestine as a feminist hero?

Hamid Dabashi

by Hamid Dabashi

Hamid Dabashi

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Hundreds of thousands visit Al-Aqsa mosque at Ramadan

Israeli authorities step up security around flashpoint site, deploying thousands of troops and erecting roadblocks.

Hundreds of thousands visit Al-Aqsa mosque at Ramadan

Opinion

To make peace in Middle East, start from the end

Donald Trump may have a unique opportunity to provide a blueprint for an 'ultimate deal' between Israel and Palestine.

Daoud Kuttab

by Daoud Kuttab

Daoud Kuttab

Opinion

Accepting the apartheid label will normalise Israel

Admitting the reality of apartheid is the first step towards a peaceful and democratic future in Israel and Palestine.

Mark LeVine

by Mark LeVine
- Neve Gordon

Mark LeVine

Special series

The War in June 1967

The June 1967 Arab-Israeli war lasted only six days but its consequences are still felt across the Middle East today.

Middle East

Palestinian shot by Israeli forces after 'attack' dies

Hospital official says Palestinian, 15, 'died from her wounds' after being shot following an alleged stabbing attempt.

Teenage girl shot by Israeli forces in Meto Dovan dies

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Trump delays moving US embassy to Jerusalem

US president signs six-month waiver delaying the relocation of the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

Donald Trump delays moving US embassy to Jerusalem

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Israeli forces shoot Palestinian teen during 'attack'

Nouf Enfeat, 15, was shot and evacuated to a nearby hospital, while Israeli army says a soldier was also hospitalised.

Israeli forces shoot Palestinian teen during 'attack'

Middle East

Palestinian prisoners in Israel end hunger strike

Deal struck with Israel after intense talks hailed as 'victory' for Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike for 40 days.

Palestinian prisoners in Israel suspend hunger strike