Middle East

Palestinians hold sit-in over plan to demolish Khan al-Ahmar

Protest comes as European countries made plea to Israel, asking it to not destroy the occupied West Bank village.

Palestine

Israeli court green lights Bedouin village demolition

Home to 180 Palestinians, village's demolition expected soon by Israeli army as rights groups denounce move.

Occupied West Bank

Palestinian man shot dead after alleged stabbing attack

Israeli forces kill 28-year-old Palestinian near the Kiryat Arba settlement, east of Hebron, in the occupied West Bank.

Palestinian man shot dead after alleged stabbing attack

Middle East

Slain Palestinian's family not surprised by unrepentant Azaria

Relatives of Abed al-Fattah al-Sharif say the 21-year-old's killer has enjoyed total support from Israeli government.

Slain Palestinian's family not surprised by unrepentant Azaria

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Israel razes home of slain Palestinian attacker

Homes of Palestinians involved in attacks are routinely destroyed by Israel, a move critics call collective punishment.

Israel razes home of slain Palestinian attacker

Opinion

Hamas: Between unity with Fatah and a deal with Israel

Hamas seems to be making more progress on a de-escalation deal with Israel than on reconciliation with Fatah.

Adnan Abu Amer

by Adnan Abu Amer

Adnan Abu Amer

The Listening Post

Censored and Surveilled: The Digital Occupation of Palestinians

Squeezed between Israel and the Palestinian Authority, is social media a safe space for Palestinians?

Israel

Palestinian poet jailed over social media post

Palestinian poet Dareen Tatour convicted for posting a poem titled 'Resist, my people resist them' on social media.

Dareen Tatour sentenced to five months in prison over poem

Middle East

Welcome to the Palestine Aquarium, the first of its kind

The aquarium, which has 250 species, took more than a year to set up and was funded by a group of Palestinian investors.

Welcome to the Palestine Aquarium, the first of its kind

Palestine

Tamimi: My joy is not full when others are still jailed

Tamimi was arrested after a video of her slapping and hitting two Israeli soldiers went viral.

Occupied West Bank

Israel to build 400 settler homes in occupied West Bank

Israeli defence minister says new homes would be the 'best answer' to the killing of Israeli by a Palestinian.

Israel to build 400 settler homes in occupied West Bank

Middle East

Israeli forces arrest Palestinian female journalist in Hebron

At least 63 Palestinian women are being held in Israeli prisons, including journalists and mothers.

Israeli forces arrest Palestinian female journalist in Hebron

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

West Bank students face uncertain future with demolition threat

A community school in the village of Khan al-Ahmar was due to be bulldozed for Israeli settlement, but the demolition has been postponed.

Palestine

Palestine: Unregulated tobacco industry on the rise

With high unemployment in the occupied West Bank, Palestinians are turning to the informal tobacco market, in which the required water - restricted by Israel - to cultivate is low and demand is high.

Middle East

Israel: Top court temporarily blocks demolition of Khan al-Ahmar

Khan al-Ahmar was scheduled for demolition to expand the illegal Male Adumin settlement.