Arts & Culture

Madonna sparks flag controversy at 'non-political' Eurovision

At the close of Madonna's performance, two dancers wearing respective flags of Israel and Palestine walked arm in arm.

Madonna sparks flag controversy at 'non-political' Eurovision

Arts & Culture

Eurovision vs Globalvision: An artistic response

Boycotting Israel, Palestinian, Israeli and international artists put on a global alternative to Eurovision.

Eurovision vs Globalvision: An artistic response

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'

Syria's War

Syria says missiles fired from Israeli-held territory at Damascus

Air defences intercept missiles fired at western Damascus from direction of occupied Golan Heights, state media reports.

Syria says missiles fired from Israeli-held territory at Damascus

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

AJ IMPACT

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

Fault Lines

Targeted by a Text

Investigating how an Israeli cyber-weapons technology is being used by governments to spy on civilians.