Middle East

Israel court extends detention of Islamic Movement head

Lawyer to lodge appeal after Israeli court denies bail for the leader of the northern branch of Islamic Movement.

Detention of Islamic Movement head Raed Salah extended

Middle East

Palestinian family evicted from Jerusalem home of 50 years

After several court battles, the Shamasneh family is forced to vacate their property in Sheikh Jarah neighbourhood.

Middle East

'One million children in unlivable conditions in Gaza'

Save the Children says kids are 'unable to sleep, study or play' as enclave faces electricity and environmental crises.

Save the Children warns of unlivable conditions in Gaza

Palestine

Young Palestinian shot in Israeli raid dies from wounds

Israeli troops reportedly shot 21-year-old Raed al-Salhi five times at close range at a refugee camp in Bethlehem.

Raed al-Salhi dies after Israeli raid at Dheisheh camp

Middle East

US ambassador refers to 'alleged' Israeli occupation

Envoy also says Trump will deliver on promise to relocate embassy to Jerusalem - a move that will anger the Arab world.

David Friedman refers to 'alleged' Israeli occupation

Opinion

Israel's Regularisation Law: Colonialism under stress

What is Israeli settler trauma and will a new law legalising illegal settlements "cure" it?

Neve Gordon

by Neve Gordon
- Nicola Perugini

Neve Gordon

Occupied West Bank

How Palestinian students prepare for settler attacks

Facing ongoing violence from Yitzhar settlers, Palestinians in Urif village must take exceptional precautions.

How Palestinian students prepare for settler attacks

Middle East

UN head: Israeli settlements illegal, obstacle to peace

Antonio Guterres condemns 'illegal' Israeli settlement construction, calling it an 'obstacle' that needs to be removed.

UN: Israel settlements big hurdle to two-state solution

Inside Story

Is Netanyahu changing rules around al-Aqsa Mosque?

Two members of the Israeli parliament visited the al-Aqsa Mosque compound on Tuesday for the first time in two years.

Middle East

Israeli legislators enter al-Aqsa Mosque compound

Palestinian leaders slam move by right-wing Israeli politicians after PM Netanyahu lifts a ban on MK visits to the site.

Israeli legislators enter al-Aqsa Mosque compound

Middle East

Netanyahu: Iran building missile sites in Syria

Israeli PM makes claims Tehran is setting up sites to produce missiles with the aim of deploying them against Israel.

Netanyahu: Iran building missile sites in Syria

Middle East

Hobby Lobby funds Israeli settlement archaeology

Tax forms reveal US art retailer's support of Israeli groups plundering Palestine's cultural heritage.

Hobby Lobby funds Israeli settlement archaeology

Middle East

Kushner meets Abbas, Netanyahu to try to restart talks

Meetings between Donald Trump's son-in-law and adviser and Palestinian and Israeli leaders met with scepticism.

Kushner meets Abbas, Netanyahu to try to restart talks

Middle East

Israel charges Islamic Movement leader with incitement

Head of northern Islamic Movement, who denounced his arrest as 'political pursuit', charged with 'inciting to terror'.

Israel charges Raed Salah with incitement

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Reports: Israel to allow MPs to visit al-Aqsa

Reported easing of ban prompts social media calls for Palestinians to also be present at the Jerusalem site next week.

Reports: Israel to allow MPs to visit al-Aqsa