Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Israel's Checkpoint 300: Suffocation and broken ribs at rush hour

Palestinian workers say conditions at the notorious checkpoint in occupied West Bank have worsened over the last months.

Israel's Checkpoint 300: Suffocation and broken ribs at rush hour

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Israeli authorities to reopen Al-Aqsa Mosque compound

Palestinian groups say escalating tensions in Al-Aqsa Mosque is a continuation of Israeli arbitrary policies.

Israeli authorities to reopen Al-Aqsa Mosque compound

Al-Aqsa Mosque

Israeli police assault worshippers, close Al-Aqsa compound

Scuffles break out after Israeli police allege a firebomb was thrown at their post inside the holy compound.

Israeli police assault worshippers, close Al-Aqsa compound

Opinion

Whoever wins Israel's election, result will be more of the same

Benny Gantz's new centre-left alliance is unlikely to be the game-changer Israeli and Palestinian people need so badly.

Akiva Eldar

by Akiva Eldar

Akiva Eldar

Palestine

Palestinian protester shot in the head near Gaza border: ministry

Tamer Arafat, 23, died from his wounds after being shot in the head during Friday's protest, Gaza health ministry says.

Palestinian protester shot in the head near Gaza border: ministry

Al-Aqsa Mosque

Islamic council rejects Israeli court closure at Al-Aqsa compound

Despite Israel's ultimatum to close the site by Monday, Waqf says Bab al-Rahma will remain open for Muslims to pray.

Islamic council rejects Israeli court closure at Al-Aqsa compound

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Israeli army, settlers 'routinely harass' Nablus students

West Bank school's staff documented 65 Israeli violations during first semester, at least three more since January 24.

Israeli army, settlers 'routinely harass' Nablus students

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

US shuts Jerusalem consulate, downgrades Palestinian mission

Palestinian leaders see the decision as another move against them by US President Donald Trump's administration.

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Israeli soldiers kill two Palestinians after alleged car-ramming

One Palestinian wounded in shooting after what the Israeli army described as a ramming attack in the occupied West Bank.

Israeli soldiers kill two Palestinians after alleged car-ramming

United States

US downgrade of Palestinian mission to 'take effect on Monday'

While US says merger of its offices is meant to improve 'efficiency', Palestinians see it as another move against them.

US downgrade of Palestinian mission to 'take effect on Monday'

Al-Aqsa Mosque

What's behind the unrest at Al-Aqsa's Bab al-Rahma?

Palestinians see any change in status quo a step towards partitioning holy site, building the Third Temple over Al-Aqsa.

What's behind the unrest at Al-Aqsa's Bab al-Rahma?

Opinion

Trump's Middle East strategy is bound to fail

Making Palestinians pay for an Arab-Israeli alliance against Iran spells disaster for the US and its Arab allies.

Joe Macaron

by Joe Macaron

Joe Macaron

United States

Kushner meets Saudi's MBS for first time since Khashoggi murder

The meeting focused on "increasing cooperation" between Washington and Riyadh as well as the Middle East peace process.

Kushner meets Saudi's MBS for first time since Khashoggi murder

Middle East

Kushner says US Middle East peace plan addresses borders

White House adviser says the 'detailed' plan is about 'establishing borders and resolving final-status issues'.

Kushner says US Middle East peace plan addresses borders

United States

Why are Jewish activists protesting travel to Israel?

The Stream takes a look at the controversy around the Birthright Israel programme.

Why are Jewish activists protesting travel to Israel?