Middle East

Iran frees Russian journalist 'accused of working for Israel'

Yulia Yuzik was arrested in Tehran for alleged visa violations, but Russia says she was accused of working for Israel.

Iran frees Russian journalist 'accused of working for Israel'

Opinion

Palestinians have a right to demand freedom from torture

As Israel continues to torture prisoners with impunity, Palestinian calls for humane treatment fall on deaf ears.

Yara Hawari

by Yara Hawari

Yara Hawari

Middle East

Israel's Gideon Saar challenges lengthy Netanyahu Likud rule

A former aide and senior cabinet minister under Netanyahu, Gideon Saar has long been considered a rising star in Likud.

Israel's Gideon Saar challenges lengthy Netanyahu Likud rule

Israel

Israel seeking 'non-aggression' agreements with Gulf states

Israeli foreign minister says 'historic move' will pave way for peace pacts but analysts dub it 'wishful thinking'.

Israel seeking 'non-aggression' agreements with Gulf states

AJ Impact

Palestinians to resume taking tax money collected by Israel

Deal between PA and Israeli ministers seems to ease Ramallah's financial woes, though prisoner stipend dispute remains.

Palestinians to resume taking tax money collected by Israel

Gaza

Israeli forces kill Palestinian protester in Gaza, wound dozens

Health ministry says 28-year-old Palestinian killed and 54 others wounded by Israeli forces during weekly protests.

Israeli forces kill Palestinian protester in Gaza, wound dozens

Benjamin Netanyahu

What are the charges against Netanyahu?

Lawyers begin arguments in series of hearings as the Israeli leader faces possible indictments in corruption cases.

Middle East

Israel's PM Netanyahu corruption: Pre-indictment hearing to begin

Netanyahu under pressure to form coalition but possible indictment means he faces pressure to step aside.

Israel

Palestinian detainee hospitalised after Israeli interrogation

Samir Arbeed suffered 'severe torture' in custody, Israeli media reports an investigation has been opened in the case.

Palestinian detainee hospitalised after Israeli interrogation

Podcast

Are Palestinians in Israel having a political moment?

The latest round of elections in Israel saw big numbers of Palestinian voters - but it's unclear if that will translate to a louder voice in Parliament.

Are Palestinians in Israel having a political moment?

AJ Impact

Prison systems in the US and Israel have something in common

Activists say private companies are profiting from the incarceration of racially profiled groups in the US and Israel.

Prison systems in the US and Israel have something in common

Opinion

Hong Kong, Kashmir, Palestine: Ruins of British empire on fire

The people of Hong Kong, Kashmir and Palestine have long histories of resistance to oppression.

Hamid Dabashi

by Hamid Dabashi

Hamid Dabashi

Benjamin Netanyahu

Benjamin Netanyahu chosen to form new Israel government

Netanyahu tasked with assembling a new government after power-sharing talks with strongest rival Benny Gantz fail.

Benjamin Netanyahu chosen to form new Israel government

AJ Impact

Israeli central bank urges easing of rules on Palestinian workers

The bank is calling on the government to implement reforms to allow Palestinians to work for different employers.

Israeli central bank urges easing of rules on Palestinian workers

Gaza

Football final cancelled as Israel denies Gaza team travel permit

Israel refuses to let players from Gaza's Khadamat Rafah club travel a few kilometres to play in the occupied West Bank.

Football final cancelled as Israel denies Gaza team travel permit