Inside Story

Israel: A law that divides and discriminates

Israeli Palestinians denounce law that declares Israel the nation-state of Jewish people.

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Five ways Israeli law discriminates against Palestinians

More than 65 Israeli laws already exist that discriminate against Palestinians in Israel and the occupied territories.

Five ways Israeli law discriminates against Palestinians

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Critics call Israel's nation-state law 'provocative and racist'

Opponents say the legislation will have a far-reaching impact on social dynamics in Israel and on the future of peace.

Critics call Israel's nation-state law 'provocative and racist'

Israel

Israel passes controversial 'Jewish nation-state' law

Law defines the country as Jewish homeland, further marginalising 1.8 million Palestinian citizens of Israel.

Opinion

No, Israel hasn't 'won over' the Syrians

Israel has been taking advantage of some Syrians' desperation to pursue its political goals. That's not humanitarianism.

Malak Chabkoun

by Malak Chabkoun

Malak Chabkoun

Middle East

Israeli Knesset passes Jewish nation-state law

Israeli Knesset passes Jewish nation-state law

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Hamas defiant after Israeli threats over burning kites

Gaza's governing party says protesters have right to continue sending flaming kites that Israel claims have destroyed millions of dollars worth of crops.

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Israeli Knesset to vote on Jewish Nation-State Bill

If passed, the law will define Israel exclusively as nation of Jewish people, marginalising 1.8 million Palestinians.

Israeli Knesset to vote on Jewish Nation-State Bill

Syrian Refugees

'We don't want to hurt you': Israel blocks Syrians

Scores of displaced Syrians ordered back as they approached border fence along the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights.

Israeli army turns away displaced Syrians along Golan Heights

Gaza

Israeli forces 'deliberately killed' Palestinian paramedic Razan

Probe by Israeli rights group B'Tselem concludes that intentional fatal shot was fired at the Palestinian paramedic.

Israeli forces 'deliberately killed' Palestinian paramedic Razan

Gaza

'Collective punishment': Israel blocks fuel shipment to Gaza

Israel further tightens its blockade on the strip while rights group denounces measure as 'morally depraved'.

Opinion

An unlikely union: Israel and the European far right

Israel has been engaging far-right groups and parties across Europe, ignoring their anti-Semitism.

Ramzy Baroud

by Ramzy Baroud
- Romana Rubeo

Ramzy Baroud

Middle East

Syrian government seizes strategic hill overlooking Golan Heights

Government troops are now in control of the highest ground in Deraa province after losing the territory four years ago.

Syrian government seizes strategic hill overlooking Golan Heights

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Palestinians demand Israel return bodies of loved ones

Under the slogan 'we want our children back', relatives call on Israel to return their loved ones' remains.

Palestinians demand Israel return bodies of loved ones

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

West Bank students face uncertain future with demolition threat

A community school in the village of Khan al-Ahmar was due to be bulldozed for Israeli settlement, but the demolition has been postponed.