Palestine

Palestinian labourers fear loss of income as well as coronavirus

For Palestinians who work in Israel, COVID-19 threatens not only health but their means to provide for their families.

Palestinian labourers fear loss of income as well as coronavirus

Middle East

Gantz angers supporters as Israel moves towards unity government

Opposition leader cites the coronavirus epidemic as the reason for his decision to pursue a unity government.

Gantz angers supporters as Israel moves towards unity government

Middle East

In shock move, Benny Gantz elected speaker of Israel's parliament

The head of Israel's opposition Blue and White party chosen in move that could signal a deal with Benjamin Netanyahu.

In shock move, Benny Gantz elected speaker of Israel's parliament

Israel

Netanyahu ally resigns, deepening Israeli political turmoil

Resignation of Yuli Edelstein clears way for Israeli opposition to go ahead with efforts to topple Benjamin Netanyahu.

Netanyahu ally resigns, deepening Israeli political turmoil

Opinion

Coronavirus outbreak in the time of apartheid

As the world calls for solidarity, Palestinians expect none from their occupiers.

Osama Tanous

by Osama Tanous

Osama Tanous

Palestine

Palestinian prisoner's commission calls for release of detainees

PLO's commission for prisoners affairs called on UN to urge Israel to release detainees amid coronavirus fears.

Palestinian prisoner's commission calls for release of detainees

Israel

Netanyahu accused of dictatorship amid coronavirus crisis

Hundreds protest outside parliament, denouncing government's new phone surveillance measure and the Knesset shutdown.

Netanyahu accused of dictatorship amid coronavirus crisis

Coronavirus pandemic

'Slippery slope': Israel draws flak over coronavirus surveillance

Emergency regulations draw criticism for allowing authorities to retrace movements of people infected by COVID-19.

'Slippery slope': Israel draws flak over coronavirus surveillance

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Why is Trump's Middle East plan so divisive? | Start Here

Trump and Israel say their offer on the Middle East is the best one yet. Palestinians say it is a non-starter.

Middle East

Israel's ex-army chief Gantz gets shot at forming new government

Blue and White's Benny Gantz urges Benjamin Netanyahu to join him as Israel seeks to end crippling political impasse.

Opinion

The toxic fallout of the 'deal of the century'

Kushner and Netanyahu's 'with us or against the US' campaign breeds anti-Americanism and anti-Semitism.

Marwan Bishara

by Marwan Bishara

Marwan Bishara

Israel

Netanyahu rival Gantz vows to form government 'within a few days'

Tasked with establishing government, former Israeli forces chief calls for unity coalition amid coronavirus outbreak.

Coronavirus pandemic

Israel to use 'anti-terror' technology to counter coronavirus

Capabilities could include real-time tracking of infected persons' mobile phones to spot quarantine breaches.

Israel to use 'anti-terror' technology to counter coronavirus

Opinion

Apeirogon: Another colonialist misstep in commercial publishing

Colum McCann's latest novel mystifies the colonisation of Palestine as a 'complicated conflict' between two equal sides.

Susan Abulhawa

by Susan Abulhawa

Susan Abulhawa

Israel

Israeli court rejects Netanyahu's request to delay trial

Prime minister's lawyers asked for a delay after saying they had not received all the prosecution's case material.

Israeli court rejects Netanyahu's request to delay trial