Israeli–Palestinian conflict

UN: Israel ignores demand to stop settlement building

UN Middle East envoy says Israel has failed to end illegal settlement activity and abide by UNSC Resolution 2334.

Occupied West Bank

Israel built 2,630 illegal homes in West Bank last year

Illegal settlements in the occupied West Bank surged 40 percent in 2016 from the previous year.

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Palestinians bury activist Basil al-Araj

Hundreds of mourners gather in the West Bank for funeral of activist killed by Israeli forces.

Middle East

Palestinians protest against 'extra-judicial killing'

Politician condemns Basil al-Araj's 'assassination', a day after Israeli shooting which also injured two Palestinians.

Middle East

Israel to demolish Bedouin homes in Palestinian village

The Israeli military says it will demolish all homes, a school and a mosque in a community that lies in the way of planned illegal settlement expansion.

Arts & Culture

Banksy opens hotel at Israel's separation wall

Hotel in Bethlehem offers 'worst view in the world' with rooms facing grey concrete.

Occupied West Bank

Banksy opens Walled Off Hotel in Bethlehem

British street artist Banksy opens hotel next to Israel's controversial separation wall in Bethlehem.

Occupied West Bank

Palestinian women lead resistance in Budrus

Fighting back against Israel's incursions has become second nature for residents of the West Bank village.

Occupied West Bank

Palestinians decry West Bank industrial zone expansion

For years, Israel has increasingly taken control of Palestinian lands in Area C to build out its industrial zones.

Occupied West Bank

How European pension funds sustain Israeli occupation

Five largest funds have more than $8bn invested in companies that do business in Israeli settlements, report shows.

Middle East

Palestine writer 'unable to go home' after ban on novel

Ramallah-based writer stranded abroad after controversial novel banned and an arrest warrant issued.

Inside Story

Does the two-state solution still have a future?

Protests in the occupied West Bank as Israeli police attempt to dismantle the illegal settlement of Amona.


Israel authorises 3,000 more settler homes in West Bank

Netanyahu's government announces fourth batch of construction since Trump's inauguration.


EU 'deeply regrets' Israel's settlement expansion

Bloc decries Israeli plans for thousands of new settler homes on occupied Palestinian land.

Occupied West Bank

Palestinian shot dead by Israeli soldier in West Bank

Security officials say incursion into Jenin camp by Israeli forces sparked clashes with young Palestinians.