Middle East

Israel expels Human Rights Watch official for BDS support

Israel expels director for Human Rights Watch for BDS activity in line with 2017 law.

UpFront

Is Gaza an open-air prison?

Omar Shakir of Human Rights Watch and International Law Professor Eugene Kontorovich debate Israel's occupation of Gaza.

UpFront

US policy on Israeli settlements: What's the legal basis?

Omar Shakir and Eugene Kontorovich debate the Trump administration's policy reversal on illegal Israeli settlements.

UpFront

Hong Kong and the Uighurs: How far will China go?

We discuss the Hong Kong protests and China's crackdown on Uighurs and debate US policy on illegal Israeli settlements.

Opinion

It is time to stop lecturing Palestinians and to start listening

Palestinians were not shocked by the reversal of US policy on Israeli settlements and they know worse is yet to come.

Yara Hawari

by Yara Hawari

Yara Hawari

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Palestinian journalists protest against wounding of colleague

Israeli forces fire tear gas to disperse Bethlehem sit-in denouncing eye injury of photojournalist Muath Amarneh.

Palestinian journalists protest against wounding of colleague

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Israeli gunfire kills Palestinian man in occupied West Bank

It was not immediately clear if man took part in protests marking Yasser Arafat's 15th death anniversary.

Israeli gunfire kills Palestinian man in occupied West Bank

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Israel arrests Palestinian leftist figure Khalida Jarrar

Former legislator Jarrar was arrested by dozens of Israeli soldiers at her Ramallah home in the occupied West Bank.

Israel arrests Palestinian leftist figure Khalida Jarrar

Middle East

Ban on Palestinian websites challenged in West Bank

About 50 Palestinian websites banned, as critics fear clampdown on press freedom.

Sport

Saudi football team criticised for occupied West Bank match

Activists decry kingdom's decision to request permits from Israeli government for match against Palestine in al-Ram.

Saudi football team criticised for occupied West Bank match

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

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

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

Amnesty International

'Powerful states' blocking data on firms in Israeli settlements

Amnesty urges UN member states to demand release of database listing companies operating in the illegal settlements.

'Powerful states' blocking data on firms in Israeli settlements

Israeli–Palestinian conflict

Palestinian woman shot dead by Israeli soldiers at checkpoint

Woman allegedly holding a knife is shot and later died without receiving medical treatment.

Palestinian woman shot dead by Israeli soldiers at checkpoint