Syria's War

Israeli army targets Iranian forces in Syria

Unusual Israeli confirmation of military action comes as Syria says most missiles were shot down by its air defences.

Israeli army says it hit Iranian targets in Syria

Gaza

Children's lives 'in danger' amid Gaza fuel shortage

Five hospitals in the Palestinian territory could run out of fuel 'within hours', endangering lives of many patients.

Children's lives 'in danger' amid Gaza fuel shortage

Syria's War

Syria says its air defence responded to Israeli raids

Air defence systems thwart Israeli air raid, state media reports, hours after blast rocks Damascus.

Syrian air defence repels Israeli attack in south: State media

Israel

Netanyahu heads to Chad to restore official ties

Netanyahu has pushed to extend Israeli diplomacy to Africa and has visited the continent several times in recent years.

Israel, Chad renew diplomatic ties, says Benjamin Netanyahu

Middle East

Israel plans to close UNRWA schools in occupied East Jerusalem

UNRWA accuses Israel of violating 1946 Refugee Convention over its plan to shut agency's schools in East Jerusalem.

Israel plans to close UNRWA schools in occupied East Jerusalem

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Jailed Palestinian who sold land to Israelis set to be freed

Palestinian-American who received life sentence for selling property to Jews is reportedly set to be sent to US.

Jailed Palestinian who sold land to Israelis set to be freed

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

Al Jazeera World

Jerusalem's Palestinian Cabbies

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

Asia Pacific

Malaysia to not host any more events involving Israel

Foreign Minister Saifuddin Abdullah says move reflects 'government's firm stance over the Israeli issue'.

Malaysia to not host any more events involving Israel

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

Middle East

Israel: Christians protest 'McJesus' sculpture

Hundreds of Arab Christians call for the removal of a crucified Ronald McDonald museum exhibit in Haifa city.

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

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Palestinian teen shot by Israeli forces in Friday protest dies

The 14-year-old is the third Palestinian to be killed since Friday's protest along the perimeter fence.

Palestinian teen shot by Israeli forces in Friday protest dies