Middle East

Tlaib won't visit West Bank under 'oppressive' Israeli conditions

US congresswoman says she will not be silenced and treated 'like a criminal' after receiving permission from Israel.

Tlaib won't visit West Bank under 'oppressive' Israeli conditions

Occupied West Bank

Israel says it will grant Tlaib visit on 'humanitarian' grounds

Israel had earlier announced it would bar US congresswomen Omar and Tlaib from occupied West Bank.

East Jerusalem

Palestinian killed by Israeli police after Jerusalem knife attack

Israeli police shoot dead one assailant, seriously wound another, after youths stab policeman.

Palestinian killed by Israeli police after Jerusalem knife attack

Middle East

Amid outcry, US congresswomen slam Israel's move to deny entry

Rashida Tlaib calls move 'sign of weakness', Ilhan Omar says Netanyahu aligns himself 'with Islamophobes' like Trump.

Amid outcry, US congresswomen slam Israel's move to deny entry

Donald Trump

After Trump push, Israel blocks visit by Omar, Tlaib

Move slammed as 'affront to the American people' and 'assault on Palestinians' right 'to reach out to decision-makers'.

After Trump push, Israel blocks visit by Omar, Tlaib

REWIND

Holy Land Grab: The Battle for Jerusalem

A look at the ongoing fight for the right to live in a city that is the beating heart of the holy land.

Iraq

Iraq says Israeli role in Gulf flotilla unacceptable

Baghdad's top diplomat says presence of Western forces raises tensions in the region adding Gulf states can secure it.

Iraq says Israeli role in Gulf flotilla unacceptable

Israel

Israel expels Filipino worker with Israeli-born son: NGO

About 600 mostly Filipino families could now face expulsion after losing their residency status.

Israel expels Filipino worker with Israeli-born son: NGO

Al-Aqsa Mosque

Tension at Al-Aqsa compound as Muslim, Jewish festivals overlap

Israeli police fire tear gas and rubber bullets to clear worshippers from flashpoint site in occupied East Jerusalem.

Opinion

Why attempts to unseat 'the squad' are likely to fail

The Israel Lobby is getting weaker on the community level and it no longer commands the same electoral power it used to.

Richard Silverstein

by Richard Silverstein

Richard Silverstein

Israel

Israeli army kills four Palestinians in Gaza boundary area

Military said the four men were heavily armed and one crossed into Israel.

Israeli army kills four Palestinians in Gaza boundary area

Middle East

Iran warns Israel against aiding US mission in Strait of Hormuz

Tehran says it will have the right to take action if Israel becomes involved in the US-led naval mission

Iran warns Israel against aiding US mission in Strait of Hormuz

Israel

Body of stabbed Israeli soldier found in West Bank

The soldier was identified as 19-year-old Dvir Sorek, a student in a pre-military Jewish seminary programme.

Body of stabbed Israeli soldier found in West Bank

Israel

Israel approves 2,300 new homes for settlers in West Bank: NGO

Peace Now says the plan is the latest in a surge of such approvals since US President Donald Trump took office.

Israel approves 2,300 new homes for settlers in West Bank: NGO

Opinion

Israel fears a visit by Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib

While officially welcoming them, the Israeli authorities are trying to block the two congresswomen from entering Israel.

Yoav Litvin

by Yoav Litvin

Yoav Litvin