Gaza

Israel army attacks Hamas targets in Gaza

Hamas says the Israeli attack on its sites in the besieged Gaza Strip is a 'clear message of escalation'.

Israel army attacks Hamas targets in Gaza

Benjamin Netanyahu

Israel's Netanyahu rails against protesters asking him to resign

Demonstrators want the long-serving Israeli PM to resign over handling of coronavirus crisis and corruption charges.

Opinion

Will the Gulf-Israel rapprochement be derailed by annexation?

Netanyahu's annexation plans could break the anti-Iran alliance Trump helped built between Israel and some Gulf states.

Juan Cole

by Juan Cole

Juan Cole

Opinion

The occupation has left Palestinians unable to control the virus

COVID-19 has spread, uncontrolled, in heavily populated Palestinian cities, towns, and overcrowded refugee camps.

Jalal Abukhater

by Jalal Abukhater

Jalal Abukhater

Europe

Catalan separatists sue Spain's ex-spy chief over phone hacking

Two Catalan politicians sue the former head of Spain's intelligence agency and an Israeli technology firm over spyware

Catalan separatists sue Spain's ex-spy chief over phone hacking

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Palestinians see no ICC justice for Israel's Gaza 'crimes'

Palestinians have 'little hope' UN court will hold Israel accountable for thousands of deaths in 2014 Gaza attack.

Palestinians see no ICC justice for Israel's Gaza 'crimes'

Hezbollah

After south Lebanon flare-up, more questions than answers

Conflicting narratives, lack of evidence leaves much about Monday's escalation between Hezbollah and Israel unclear.

After south Lebanon flare-up, more questions than answers

Israel

Lebanon's Hezbollah accuses Israel of fabricating border clash

Tensions high in northern Israel, days after Hezbollah fighter killed in apparent Israeli air strike in Syria.

Middle East

Hezbollah fighters battle Israeli troops on northern frontier

Tensions high in northern Israel, days after Hezbollah fighter killed in apparent Israeli air strike in Syria.

Opinion

Israel's nightmare: The dissolution of the Palestinian Authority

Several developments in recent months show the PA may be edging closer to its own end.

Adnan Abu Amer

by Adnan Abu Amer

Adnan Abu Amer

NewsFeed

Protests against Netanyahu continue in Israel

Israeli police used water cannon to disperse crowds at the end of another day of protests against PM Netanyahu.

Middle East

Israeli army says one of its drones crashed inside Lebanon

Tensions between Israel and Lebanon have risen this week after Hezbollah fighter was killed in apparent Israeli strike.

Israeli army says one of its drones crashed inside Lebanon

Israel

Israel: Many held in protests over gov't handling of coronavirus

At least 12 arrested in Jerusalem as thousands continue protests against Benjamin Netanyahu's government.

Israel: Many held in protests over gov't handling of coronavirus

US Elections 2020

Progressive Democrats eke out minor gains in draft party platform

A victory by progressives is the inclusion of language explicitly opposing the expansion of Israeli settlements.

Progressive Democrats eke out minor gains in draft party platform

Israel

Israeli army reinforces Lebanon border after Hezbollah warnings

The move comes after a Hezbollah fighter was killed in an air raid in Syria's capital, Damascus, earlier this week.

Israeli army reinforces Lebanon border after Hezbollah warnings