Benjamin Netanyahu

Netanyahu, Putin to meet as Russia condemns annexation plan

Meeting comes as Moscow warns pre-election pledge could lead to a 'sharp escalation of tensions in the region'.

Netanyahu, Putin to meet as Russia condemns annexation plan

Israel

Israel election: Where do the parties stand on the occupation?

Most of the 31 parties in the running have declared their stance on Israel's occupation of the Palestinian territories.

Israel election: Where do the parties stand on the occupation?

Occupied West Bank

What are areas A, B, and C of the occupied West Bank?

After Israel and the PLO signed the Oslo Accords, the West Bank was divided into three areas of control.

What are areas A, B, and C of the occupied West Bank?

Israel

Five things to know about Israel's general election

Israelis head to the polls on September 17 as PM Benjamin Netanyahu pledges to annex the Jordan Valley if elected.

Israel election: Five key things to know

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Netanyahu annexation pledge denounced as 'dangerous' and 'racist'

Arab leaders and United Nations react against Israeli prime minister's controversial promise in lead-up to election.

Netanyahu annexation pledge denounced as 'dangerous' and 'racist'

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Netanyahu announces post-election plan to annex Jordan Valley

Some 65,000 Palestinians and 11,000 illegal Israeli settlers live in the area - mostly under Israeli military control.

Gaza

No hope for peace between Palestinians, Israel in 'near future'

Qatari envoy, tasked with rebuilding Gaza's infrastructure, says local, regional parties taking advantage of situation.

No hope for peace between Palestinians, Israel in 'near future'

Palestine

The sweet tea and bitter realities of Masafer Yatta

As illegal Israeli settlements expand, Palestinians here are losing their land, livelihoods and their homes.

The sweet tea and bitter realities of Masafer Yatta

Gaza

Two Palestinian teenagers shot dead by Israeli army

Official says 76 people were also wounded by Israeli army at protests attended by more than 5,000 people.

Two Palestinian teenagers shot dead by Israeli army

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Trump Middle East envoy Jason Greenblatt to resign

Officials say Jason Greenblatt will resign once the US Middle East peace plan he's been working on is released.

Trump Middle East envoy Jason Greenblatt to resign

Opinion

Israa Gharib's murder has nothing to do with honour

Israa, like many others before her, was killed because the men in her life believed they owned her and her body.

Yara Hawari

by Yara Hawari

Yara Hawari

Palestine

Hundreds in occupied West Bank protest against woman's death

Israa Gharib was allegedly killed by relatives in an 'honour' killing after video showed her meeting a male suitor.

Hundreds in occupied West Bank protest against woman's death

United States

Palestinian Harvard student denied entry to US finally arrives

Freshman Ismail Ajjawi arrives on campus just in time for classes after originally being denied entry to the US.

Palestinian Harvard student denied entry to US finally arrives

Occupied West Bank

Palestinian PM vows to release probe result over woman's death

Amid public outcry, Shtayyeh says number of people called in for questioning over alleged killing of Israa Gharib, 21.

Palestinian PM vows to release probe result over woman's death

Occupied West Bank

Palestinians slam Netanyahu pledge to annex West Bank settlements

Palestinian officials denounce Israel PM's reiterated pledge to annex occupied West Bank settlements as 'unacceptable'.

Palestinians slam Netanyahu pledge to annex West Bank settlements