Opinion

The Holocaust and the Nakba: The Jew as the Arab

Can Jews and Palestinians see each others' pain?

Hamid Dabashi

by Hamid Dabashi

Hamid Dabashi

Israel

Israel PM's wife admits to misuse of public funds

Sara Netanyahu asks court to approve plea bargain convicting her of fraudulently using state funds for meals.

Netanyahu's wife admits criminal wrongdoing in catering case

Palestine

Israel plans to entrench annexation of East Jerusalem: Report

Concerned that Jerusalem will soon have a non-Jewish majority, Israel may excise Palestinian areas of East Jerusalem.

Israel plans to entrench annexation of East Jerusalem: Report

Sport

Palestinians call for international day of action against Puma

Over 200 Palestinian football and sports clubs issue call to boycott Puma for sponsoring Israel Football Association.

Palestinians call for international day of action against Puma

Middle East

Israeli jets hit Gaza after rocket fire into Israel

Incident follows exchange of rocket fire between Israel and Hamas on Thursday in most serious escalation since May.

Israeli jets hit Gaza after rocket fire into Israel

Middle East

Israel attacks Gaza after rocket 'intercepted' from territory

Military says planes attacked 'underground infrastructure' after air defences intercepted a rocket launched from Gaza.

Israel attacks Gaza after rocket 'intercepted' from territory

Middle East

Israel closes Gaza fishing zone, blames 'incendiary balloons'

Israeli officials say the closure is in response to 'incendiary balloons' launched from Gaza Strip towards Israel.

Israel closes Gaza fishing zone, blames 'incendiary balloons'

Middle East

Syria says it 'thwarted' Israeli missile attack

Syrian Air Defences says it shot down a number of missiles targeting Tal al-Hara overlooking the occupied Golan Heights.

Syria says it 'thwarted' Israeli missile attack

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Gaza: Isolation and control

Restrictions on the Gaza Strip are part of a sequence going back decades predating Hamas control, analysts say.

Gaza: Isolation and control

Qatar

Qatari foreign minister urges de-escalation in US-Iran dispute

Sheikh Mohammed urges both sides to engage, 'come up with ideas that open the doors' and find a compromise.

Qatari foreign minister urges de-escalation in US-Iran dispute

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Palestine considers ICC complaint against US envoy Friedman

Move comes after US ambassador to Israel David Friedman says Israel has right to annex 'some' of occupied West Bank.

Palestine considers ICC complaint against US envoy Friedman

Palestine

US envoy says Israel has 'right' to annex West Bank land

In an interview with the NYT, David Friedman said some degree of annexation of the West Bank would be legitimate.

US envoy says Israel has 'right' to annex West Bank land

Middle East

'No real check on Israeli power' leaves Palestinians stateless

As the US prepares new peace plan, analysts say slow pace of peace process has allowed Israel to dominate Palestinians.

'No real check on Israeli power' leaves Palestinians stateless

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Iran's Khamenei: US Middle East peace plan a 'great betrayal'

Aim of upcoming Bahrain conference is to realise US's 'traitorous and dastardly' plan on Palestine, supreme leader says.

Iran's Khamenei: US Middle East peace plan a 'great betrayal'

Al Jazeera World

The Gaza Gas Deal

The untold story of how behind-the-scenes deals prevented Palestinians from exploiting valuable natural resources.