Hamas claims responsibility for the killing of an Israeli policeman amid fears of a third intifada
It's also time to reduce the role of the Middle East's chief mediator – the United States
2,200 people died in the conflict and 11,000 were injured. Can either side claim the war was a success?
Wife and child of Hamas leader Mohammed Deif hit by Israeli airstrikes after truce breaks down
Shimon Peres says two-state solution was agreed before it was ‘ended’ by Netanyahu
More settlement building, more civilians shot dead by the Israeli army: something has to change fast
Former PM Ehud Olmert and Haaretz come out in favour of UN 'non-member status' for Palestinians
Radioactive element which killed Russian spy Litvinenko found on PLO man's clothes
If the US won’t support the Palestinian bid for statehood, what else might work?
President’s speech left supporters of Palestinian statehood feeling betrayed
Obama isn’t just lettingdown the Palestinians – he’s risking a serioussplit with Saudi Arabia
Talking point: Does anyone think full recognition by the UN would bring benefits to Palestinians?
Briefing: The rival Palestinian parties
have surprised observers
by striking a unity deal
Briefing: The leak of 1,600 documents spells doom for the Middle East peace process
Alexander Cockburn: The
Obama Plan will join all the
other diplomatic ruins in the
desert of dry bones