Canada

Canada charity used donations to fund Israeli army projects: CBC

Jewish charity is being audited for funding Israeli forces and illegal building in occupied West Bank, report details.

Canada charity used donations to fund Israeli army projects: CBC

Palestine

Israeli settlement activity surged in Trump era: Monitor group

Peace Now data for the first nine months of 2018 shows the highest level of construction and planning since 2013.

Palestine

Palestinian sentenced to life for selling land to Israelis

The man was found guilty of violating a penal code from 1960 that bans the sale of land to a foreign country.

Palestinian sentenced to life for selling land to Israelis

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

This is what rocked Palestine in 2018

With little reason for optimism for 2019, here are the main events that rocked the West Bank, Gaza and Israel this year.

The events that shook the Palestinian territories in 2018

Middle East

Israel 'advances plans' for nearly 2,200 settler homes

It is the first such approvals since snap polls were called earlier this week, after the ruling coalition collapsed.

Israel 'advances plans' for nearly 2,200 settler homes

Gaza

Next year in Bethlehem: Gaza Christmas celebrated despite siege

For yet another year, Gaza's Christian minority celebrates Christmas under siege, unable to join family in West Bank.

Next year in Bethlehem: Gaza Christmas celebrated despite siege

Hamas

Hamas rejects Abbas's plan to dissolve Palestinian parliament

Gaza-based movement warns that the move called for by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will bring chaos.

Hamas rejects Abbas's plan to dissolve Palestinian parliament

The Listening Post

Amira Hass: Why Chomsky's Manufacturing Consent is still relevant

The Israeli journalist covering Gaza and West Bank shares her thoughts on Noam Chomsky's Manufacturing Consent.

Middle East

Family of slain Palestinian teen demands full investigation

Qassem al-Abbassi, 17, was killed by Israeli forces while he was in a car with his friends in occupied West Bank.

Family of slain Palestinian teen demands full investigation

Palestine

Christmas in Bethlehem: Controlling the narrative through tourism

Israel's monopoly on the tourism industry directly contributes to normalisation of the occupation, tour guides say.

Christmas in Bethlehem: Controlling the narrative through tourism

Palestine

UN's food programme to cut back aid to thousands of Palestinians

Move follows the slashing of US funding to humanitarian agencies working in Gaza Strip and West Bank.

UN's food programme to cut back aid to thousands of Palestinians

Occupied West Bank

Airbnb denies Israel claim it reversed its settlement ban

Airbnb said it will implement its policy to stop listings in the occupied West Bank, contrary to Israeli minister claim.

Airbnb denies Israel claim it reversed its settlement ban

Palestine

Israeli army razes home of prominent Palestinian activist

At least 56 Palestinians have been injured in the protests against the demolition.

Occupied West Bank

Palestinian teen killed by Israeli forces during Ramallah protest

Mahmoud Nakhleh, 18, was shot in the abdomen during a protest against the Israeli army in the al-Jalazun refugee camp.

Palestinian teen killed by Israeli forces during Ramallah protest

Occupied West Bank

Israeli army arrests dozens in West Bank raids

At least 40 Palestinians have been arrested by Israeli forces in the occupied West Bank, including Hamas supporters.

Israeli army arrests dozens in raids across West Bank