Inside Story

Can money solve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict?

The US presented the economic plan in Manama as part of its Middle East peace initiative.

Middle East

'Divorced from reality': Palestinians reject US economic plan

US urges Palestinian officials to think outside the 'traditional box' after boycott of Bahrain economic workshop.

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Bahrain meeting on Palestine: Live updates

Two-day workshop boycotted by Palestinian leadership takes place amid efforts by Washington to drum up $50bn investment.

US-led Bahrain meeting on Palestine: All the latest updates

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

US pushes Bahrain economic plan in absence of Palestinians

Dubbed by US as the foundation for peace, Palestinians dismiss Bahrain workshop as pointless without political solution.

US pushes Bahrain economic plan in absence of Palestinians

Middle East

Kushner says economic plan is a necessary precondition to peace

White House adviser says proposals presented at Bahrain event represent 'opportunity of the century' for Palestinians.

AJ Impact

With no political deal, is Palestine economic peace just a dream?

Trump administration is promoting $50bn plan to invest in infrastructure of West Bank, Gaza, and neighbouring states.

With no political deal, is Palestine economic peace just a dream?

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Kushner: Arab Peace Initiative no basis for Israel-Palestine deal

In an interview with Al Jazeera, Jared Kushner says Bahrain meeting will be a success despite a Palestinian boycott.

Middle East

'Slightly illusory': Low expectations for US-led Bahrain workshop

Conference where the US will present part of the 'deal of the century' has little to do with peace, analysts say.

'Slightly illusory': Low expectations for US-led Bahrain workshop

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Palestinians reject economic part of US peace plan

Palestinian officials dismiss $50bn investment and infrastructure proposal, say political solution must be found first.

Palestinians reject economic part of US peace plan

Syria's War

Why are Syria's hospitals under attack?

The Stream discusses attacks on Syrian healthcare facilities, a social media warning from Bahrain, and police raids on Australian media.

Why are Syria's hospitals under attack?

Inside Story

Is the Gulf crisis solvable?

Two years since Qatar was blockaded by four Arab nations, there is still no end in sight.

Qatar

Qatari PM to attend Gulf summit in Saudi Arabia amid blockade

It will be one of the first high-level meetings between top Qatari leaders and blockading nations since June 2017.

Palestine

Palestinian American figures reject US-led Bahrain 'workshop'

Community leaders say the meeting is an attempt to give 'Arab cover' to Israel's occupation of Palestinian land.

Palestinian American figures reject US-led Bahrain 'workshop'

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

'This is not a peace plan': Palestinians shun Bahrain conference

US officials set to unveil the first part of Trump's long-awaited Israeli-Palestinian peace plan in Manama next month.

'This is not a peace plan': Palestinians shun Bahrain conference

Bahrain

Bahrain PM calls Qatar emir in rare contact amid Gulf dispute

State-run Bahraini news agency describes the phone call as 'restricted' to Ramadan greetings.

Bahrain PM calls Qatar emir in rare contact amid Gulf dispute