Israel

Eurovision goes ahead in Israel despite pro-Palestinian protests

Contest a focus of pro-Palestinian calls for boycott to protest against Israeli policies in occupied West Bank and Gaza.

Eurovision goes ahead in Israel despite pro-Palestinian protests

Germany

Germany rules BDS movement 'anti-Semitic'

Germany is the only EU member state equating the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement with anti-Semitism.

Germany rules BDS movement 'anti-Semitic'

Palestine

Palestine's al-Maliki: US peace plan a 'surrender act'

Palestinian foreign minister urges international community to take the lead in the Israel-Palestine peace process.

Palestine's al-Maliki: US peace plan a 'surrender act'

Opinion

Eurovision 2019: Last appeal from Gaza

How does it feel to sing so close to so much human misery and suffering?

Haidar Eid

by Haidar Eid

Haidar Eid

Middle East

Ramadan in Gaza: Families stranded by Israeli rules

Many people can’t leave the Gaza Strip to visit their families because of restrictions Israel has put in place.

Middle East

Nakba Day: 71st anniversary of Israel's takeover

At least 47 Palestinians wounded by Israeli soldiers amid protests to mark the 71st anniversary of 'the catastrophe'.

Nakba Day: 71st anniversary of Israel's takeover

Jerusalem

Sons of Jerusalem

What is it like to live in a divided city? Sons of Jerusalem is the story of a father and son living in the Old City.

Sons of Jerusalem

Al Nakba

Nakba Day: Palestinians mark 71st anniversary of 'catastrophe'

Scores of Palestinians wounded by Israeli troops along separation fence in Gaza amid protests.

Nakba Day: Palestinians mark 71st anniversary of 'catastrophe'

Israel

Israeli settlements funding jumped since Trump: official data

Official data shows Israeli settlements' funds in occupied West Bank rose from $330m to $459m after Trump's election.

Israeli settlements funding jumped since Trump: official data

Israel

Israel's Eurovision webcast hacked as protests continue

Public broadcaster Kan blames Hamas after its online coverage of semi-finals cuts to animated blast images in Tel Aviv.

Israel's Eurovision webcast hacked as protests continue

Al Nakba

Gaza's wounded recall last year's deadly May 14 protests

As Palestinians mark Nakba day, those wounded in last year's 'March of Return' protests discuss how their lives changed.

Gaza's wounded recall last year's deadly May 14 protests

Palestine

Palestinian campaigners call for mass boycott of Airbnb on May 15

The company continues to list rentals in illegal Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem.

Palestinian campaigners call for mass boycott of Airbnb on May 15

United States

Rashida Tlaib: Policing my words and twisting them won't work

Democrats accuse Trump and others of taking Tlaib's comments on Israel and the Holocaust out of context.

Rashida Tlaib: Policing my words and twisting them won't work

Israel

Palestinian family slams Israeli plea deal in 2015 arson attack

The plea bargain saw suspect plead guilty to racially committing an arson, not murder, as had originally been the case.

Palestinian family slams Israeli plea deal in 2015 arson attack

Israel

Madonna defends decision to perform at Eurovision in Israel

Music legend says she will 'never stop playing music to suit someone's political agenda', ahead of song festival gig.

Madonna defends decision to perform at Eurovision in Israel