Middle East

Israeli forces raid occupied West Bank 'freedom camp'

Activists say one local man was wounded when soldiers entered the 'We are Sumud' camp and attempted to remove tents.

Israeli forces raid Sarura protest camp in Hebron Hills

Occupied West Bank

Israel accused of 'killing children with impunity'

A gifted mathematics student, Hjeij’s family do not believe the Israeli police's version of what happened.

Fatima Hjeiji: Seventh child killed by Israel in 2017

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Thousands rally for Palestinians on hunger strike

Thousands take to the streets in support of Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike for 17 days in Israeli jails.

Ramallah: Mass rally for hunger-striking prisoners

UpFront

Is Israel's boycott ban undemocratic?

"I don't see what's the problem," Israeli diplomat Dani Dayan says on Israel's new law banning foreign boycotters.

UpFront

Israeli diplomat: Settlement issue 'overblown'

The negative reaction to Israel's settlement expansion "overrated", says Israeli ambassador Dani Dayan.

Occupied West Bank

How Israel denies rights to Palestinian prisoners

The arrest of Birzeit University student Kifah Quzmar has highlighted the plight of thousands of Palestinians.

How Israel denies rights to Palestinian prisoners

Middle East

Israeli settlers attack activists in the West Bank

Video shows masked men approaching and attacking a group of activists accompanying Palestinian shepherds.

Israeli settlers attack activists in the West Bank

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Israel 'lobbying FIFA' to prevent settlement teams' ban

FIFA to discuss in May sanctions call over six teams based in Israeli settlements in occupied Palestinian territory.

Israel 'lobbying FIFA' to prevent settlement teams' ban

Palestine

How Israeli soldiers interrogated me

On Palestinian Prisoners Day detainees and their relatives tell horror stories of torture and abuse in Israeli jails.

How Israeli soldiers interrogated me

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

UN slams Israel, calls new settlement 'threat to peace'

UN chief calls decision to build another illegal settlement on occupied Palestinian land an 'obstacle to peace'.

UN slams Israel over Emek Shilo settlement

Occupied West Bank

Israel's false narrative on land swaps

The idea of future land swaps has been used to justify expanding Israeli settlements on Palestinian land, analysts say.

Israel's false narrative on land swaps

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.

UN: Israel ignores demand to stop settlement building

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.

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

Palestinians protest against Basil al-Araj's killing