Israel

The varying accounts of how Shireen Abu Akleh was killed
A Palestinian man reads the front page of a newspaper reporting on the death of veteran Al-Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh,
In Depth

The varying accounts of how Shireen Abu Akleh was killed

Eyewitnesses say Israeli soldiers ‘assassinated’ Al Jazeera journalist but PM claims Palestinians may be responsible
12 May 2022
Bomb souvenir sparks panic at Israeli airport
Jerusalem
Tall Tales

Bomb souvenir sparks panic at Israeli airport

And other stories from the stranger side of life
29 Apr 2022
‘The most toe-curlingly embarrassing TV you’ll ever see in your life’
Piers Morgan leaves BBC Broadcasting House after appearing on Sunday Morning
Instant Opinion

‘The most toe-curlingly embarrassing TV you’ll ever see in your life’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
26 Apr 2022
Why are Islamic State-linked attackers targeting Israel?
Israeli security forces keep the public away from a shooting in Bnei Brak, Tel Aviv
In Depth

Why are Islamic State-linked attackers targeting Israel?

Jerusalem boosting security presence as death toll mounts amid wave of attacks
31 Mar 2022
Who masterminded largest-ever cyberattack on Israel?
Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett
Behind the scenes

Who masterminded largest-ever cyberattack on Israel?

Defence officials point finger at Iran after government websites knocked offline
16 Mar 2022
Do Israel’s Covid deaths bode ill for the UK?
Medical workers on an isolation ward at the Ziv Medical Centre, Safed
Getting to grips with . . .

Do Israel’s Covid deaths bode ill for the UK?

'Vaccine star of the pandemic' has recorded steep hike in coronavirus-related fatalities in recent weeks
8 Feb 2022
Why Israel has labelled Amnesty ‘anti-Semitic’
A Palestinian protester argues with an Israeli soldier in the West Bank
Between the lines

Why Israel has labelled Amnesty ‘anti-Semitic’

Israeli government accused of treating Palestinians as ‘inferior racial group’ in leaked report
31 Jan 2022

Enjoy a different view

Keep an open mind with The Week magazine. Subscribe today and your first 6 issues are completely free.
‘My friend Trump will be back in the White House’
Donald Trump
Instant Opinion

‘My friend Trump will be back in the White House’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
2 Dec 2021
‘Boris Johnson must not hand power over Britain back to the Blob’
Boris Johnson wearing a mask
Instant Opinion

‘Boris Johnson must not hand power over Britain back to the Blob’

Your digest of analysis from the British and international press
25 Nov 2021
Inside Israel’s facial recognition surveillance system
In Depth

Inside Israel’s facial recognition surveillance system

Tech tells soldiers whether a person should be ‘detained, arrested or left alone’
8 Nov 2021
Man has phone in his stomach for six months
A mobile phone
Tall Tales

Man has phone in his stomach for six months

And other stories from the stranger side of life
19 Oct 2021
Award-winning female author is three men
A hand typing on a keyboard
Tall Tales

Award-winning female author is three men

And other stories from the stranger side of life
18 Oct 2021
The row over Sally Rooney’s Israeli translation boycott
Sally Rooney pictured during a panel event in 2020
Getting to grips with . . .

The row over Sally Rooney’s Israeli translation boycott

The author is refusing to sell rights to Israel-based publisher to print her latest novel in Hebrew
13 Oct 2021
Woman bombarded with calls after number appears in Squid Game
Squid Game
Tall Tales

Woman bombarded with calls after number appears in Squid Game

And other stories from the stranger side of life
7 Oct 2021
The Palestinian prisoners who escaped high security jail through the toilet
Israeli prison officers conduct a search after the break-out
Why we’re talking about . . .

The Palestinian prisoners who escaped high security jail through the toilet

Getaway hailed by Palestinian factions but described as ‘a grave incident’ by Israeli PM Naftali Bennett
7 Sep 2021
Exploring Israel’s fourth Covid wave
A health worker takes a swab sample for Covid-19 rapid antigen testing in Tel Aviv on 24 August 2021
In Brief

Exploring Israel’s fourth Covid wave

Two months ago, face masks were consigned to bins. Now the country is in a ‘unique moment of epidemiological doubt’
26 Aug 2021
Iran risking ‘disastrous’ miscalculation in the Gulf, warns UK military chief
General Sir Nick Carter
Getting to grips with . . .

Iran risking ‘disastrous’ miscalculation in the Gulf, warns UK military chief

<br /> &nbsp;
4 Aug 2021
Pfizer vaccine efficacy ‘decreases against Delta variant’
Israeli medical worker
The latest on . . .

Pfizer vaccine efficacy ‘decreases against Delta variant’

Data from Israel suggests jab is less effective at preventing infection with rapidly spreading strain of Covid
6 Jul 2021
Could Israeli air strikes on Gaza trigger another round of violence?
Israelis ultranationalists march through the Old City.
The latest on . . .

Could Israeli air strikes on Gaza trigger another round of violence?

Surge of violence poses early test for Israel’s fragile new coalition government
16 Jun 2021
Naftali Bennett: who is Israel’s new prime minister?
Natfali Bennett chairs a meeting of the new Israeli coalition government
Profile

Naftali Bennett: who is Israel’s new prime minister?

Benjamin Netanyahu’s former protege has succeeded the long-term leader as head of coalition government
14 Jun 2021
Republican suggests altering moon’s orbit to tackle climate crisis
The moon
Tall Tales

Republican suggests altering moon’s orbit to tackle climate crisis

And other stories from the stranger side of life
11 Jun 2021
‘Can Israel’s strange coalition survive?’
Yair Lapid and Naftali Bennett pictured together in 2013
Instant Opinion

‘Can Israel’s strange coalition survive?’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
4 Jun 2021
Who are the Israeli parties seeking to oust Netanyahu?
Yair Lapid and Naftali Bennett pictured together in 2013
Fact file

Who are the Israeli parties seeking to oust Netanyahu?

The government coalition will combine far-right leader, a two-state solution advocate and Arab Islamists
3 Jun 2021
Why BLM has thrown its weight behind Palestinian solidarity
Pro-Palestine protestors at a demonstration in central London
In Depth

Why BLM has thrown its weight behind Palestinian solidarity

Outbreak of violence in Gaza prompts vocal support from racial inequality movement
2 Jun 2021
Netanyahu battling to ‘split coalition’ in fight for political survival
Benjamin Netanyahu at an election rally in January 2021
Behind the scenes

Netanyahu battling to ‘split coalition’ in fight for political survival

Eight opposition parties trying to seal deal that would oust Israel’s longest-serving leader
1 Jun 2021
‘Shooting of Sasha Johnson reminds us of gun crime’s human cost’
Sasha Johnson
Instant Opinion

‘Shooting of Sasha Johnson reminds us of gun crime’s human cost’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
26 May 2021
What is the fallout of fighting between Israel and Hamas?
Palestinians in Gaza City celebrate the ceasefire
Why we’re talking about . . .

What is the fallout of fighting between Israel and Hamas?

Ceasefire agreed amid international pressure after violence claims more than 200 lives
21 May 2021
‘British interest in Israel-Palestine is representative of something bigger’
A pro-Palestinian demonstrator outside Downing Street
Instant Opinion

‘British interest in Israel-Palestine is representative of something bigger’

Your digest of the best columns, analysis and commentary from the British and international press
20 May 2021
Will the Gaza crisis help Benjamin Netanyahu hold on to power?
Benjamin Netanyahu
In Depth

Will the Gaza crisis help Benjamin Netanyahu hold on to power?

The Israeli PM’s political problems have been overshadowed by escalating conflict with Hamas
19 May 2021
Joe Biden ‘risks isolation’ as Democrats call for stronger rebuke of Israel
Joe Biden
In Depth

Joe Biden ‘risks isolation’ as Democrats call for stronger rebuke of Israel

Progressives demand that US president takes stronger stance against Israeli human rights abuses
18 May 2021
Humanitarian crisis in Gaza worsens as Hamas gambles on ‘raw rocket power’
Palestinians search for bodies in the rubble of a bombed building
In Depth

Humanitarian crisis in Gaza worsens as Hamas gambles on ‘raw rocket power’

Human waste spills on to blacked-out streets after sewage pipes and electricity lines are destroyed
17 May 2021
Four arrested in ‘anti-Semitic abuse’ probe as Gaza tensions spread to London
Anti-semitic slurs in London
Why we’re talking about . . .

Four arrested in ‘anti-Semitic abuse’ probe as Gaza tensions spread to London

Social media video appears to show racial slurs being shouted from convoy of cars in north of English capital
17 May 2021
Quiz of The Week: 8 - 14 May
Israel’s ‘Iron Dome’ defence system is launched in response to rockets fired from Gaza
Quizzes and puzzles

Quiz of The Week: 8 - 14 May

Have you been paying attention to The Week’s news?
14 May 2021
What would a ‘full-scale war’ between Israel and Palestine look like?
Smoke rises over Gaza following an Israeli airstrike
The latest on . . .

What would a ‘full-scale war’ between Israel and Palestine look like?

Israeli military planning for first ground conflict in Gaza since 2014
14 May 2021
The Week Footer Banner