Opinion

McJesus in Palestine: Using bad art to whitewash Israel's crimes

On how a Finnish artist's irreverent artworks helped Israel conceal its ongoing oppression of Palestinian Christians.

Jamil Khader

by Jamil Khader

Jamil Khader

Opinion

Invading Ramallah, bursting the bubble

The raids in Ramallah are part of Israel's systematic efforts to keep Palestinians in a state of uncertainty and siege.

Yara Hawari

by Yara Hawari

Yara Hawari

Middle East

Palestinian Authority accused of suppressing freedom of speech

HRW says the PA suppresses dissent and online freedoms.

Al Jazeera World

Jerusalem's Palestinian Cabbies

Palestinian taxi drivers reflect on the Israeli occupation, argumentative passengers and regional politics.

Palestine

Palestine launches bid for full UN membership despite US veto

The Palestinians presented a request for UN membership in 2011, but that application never came to a vote.

Palestine launches bid for full UN membership despite US veto

Human Rights

Israel evicting Palestinian family to replace them with settlers

Authorities hand eviction order to the Sabbagh family of 45 people, so Israeli settlers could move into their homes.

Israel evicting Palestinian family to replace them with settlers

Al-Aqsa Mosque

Israel police withdraw from Jerusalem's Dome of the Rock

Scuffles broke out as Israeli policeman attempted to enter Dome of the Rock without taking off his kippah.

Israel police withdraw from Jerusalem's Dome of the Rock

Palestine

World Food Programme cuts aid for Palestinians

Some 27,000 Palestinians are no longer receiving food aid through the UN programme, amid funding shortages.

World Food Programme cuts aid for Palestinians

Hamas

Israel 'aimed to tap Hamas communications' in botched mission

Hamas says aim of Israel's undercover operation in Gaza in November was to plant spying devices.

Israel 'aimed to tap Hamas communications' in botched mission

Middle East

Israel arrests settler teenagers accused of stoning car

Five students from a religious school are arrested in connection with the death of a Palestinian woman who was killed when her car was attacked near an illegal settlement.

Gaza

Israeli forces kill Palestinian woman during Gaza protests

Amal al-Taramsi shot dead, 25 Palestinians wounded by Israeli gunfire, Gaza's health ministry said.

Israeli forces kill Palestinian woman during Gaza protests

Israel

Israel opens 'apartheid road' in occupied West Bank

A new segregated road separates Palestinian and Israeli traffic between the villages of Anata and Azzayim.

Israel opens 'apartheid road' in occupied West Bank

Boycott

Maryland's anti-BDS law 'chills' free speech

The Council on American Islamic Relations filed a lawsuit claiming that Maryland's anti-BDS law violates free speech.

Lawsuit: Maryland's anti-BDS law 'chills' free speech

United States

Anti-BDS measure stalled in US Senate but 'will come back'

Legislation that includes measure against boycotts of Israel hits roadblock as government shutdown enters 19th day.

Anti-BDS measure stalled in US Senate but 'will come back'

Head to Head

Transcript: Danny Ayalon on who is to blame for Gaza

Read the full transcript of our discussion with the Former Israeli Deputy FM about Gaza and Israel's nuclear programme.