Palestine

Does a small Islamist party hold the power to unlock Israel election?
Anti-Netanyahu protests before Israelis went to the polls
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Does a small Islamist party hold the power to unlock Israel election?

Two-state solution party could determine Benjamin Netanyahu’s fate
26 Mar 2021
Israel and the UAE: a fresh start?
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Israel and the UAE: a fresh start?

White House hails ‘historic’ diplomatic deal but Palestinian allies are left enraged over annexation ‘betrayal’
14 Aug 2020
Winston Churchill: antifascist or racist – or both?
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Winston Churchill: antifascist or racist – or both?

Wartime leader celebrated as a hero but espoused racist views in his lifetime
9 Jun 2020
Analysis: Netanyahu’s push to annex the West Bank
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Analysis: Netanyahu’s push to annex the West Bank

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas raises stakes for new Israeli government by vowing to end security cooperation
20 May 2020
Instant Opinion: Ryanair is ‘being mean again’
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Instant Opinion: Ryanair is ‘being mean again’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 24 April
24 Apr 2020
Reaction: can Donald Trump’s Middle East plan work?
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Reaction: can Donald Trump’s Middle East plan work?

Israel welcomes proposal but Palestinians give it ‘a thousand noes’
29 Jan 2020
Instant Opinion: ‘Darkness where the future should be’
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In Depth

Instant Opinion: ‘Darkness where the future should be’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Friday 24 January
24 Jan 2020

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Instant Opinion: Labour rivals have ‘reason to fear’ Starmer
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Instant Opinion: Labour rivals have ‘reason to fear’ Starmer

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Wednesday 18 December
18 Dec 2019
Instant Op: Impeachment hearings ‘disaster for Republicans’
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Instant Op: Impeachment hearings ‘disaster for Republicans’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Wednesday 20 November
20 Nov 2019
Instant Opinion: ‘US billionaires must run for president’
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In Depth

Instant Opinion: ‘US billionaires must run for president’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 19 November
19 Nov 2019
Why has US reversed policy on Israeli settlements?
Two major West Bank settlements could soon fall within Jerusalem's city limits
In Brief

Why has US reversed policy on Israeli settlements?

US secretary of state says Washington no longer finds settlements illegal
19 Nov 2019
Instant Opinion: Corbyn, not Johnson, is ‘Britain’s Trump’
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Instant Opinion: Corbyn, not Johnson, is ‘Britain’s Trump’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Thursday 14 November
14 Nov 2019
Will Israel-Gaza violence develop into full-blown war?
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Will Israel-Gaza violence develop into full-blown war?

Renewed eruption of fighting comes after period of relative calm
13 Nov 2019
Instant Opinion: Hong Kong society ‘unequal and uncaring’
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Instant Opinion: Hong Kong society ‘unequal and uncaring’

Your guide to the best columns and commentary on Tuesday 17 September
17 Sep 2019
Netanyahu vows to annex large parts of occupied West Bank
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Netanyahu vows to annex large parts of occupied West Bank

Arab nations say PM’s plan to force Israeli sovereignty on Jordan Valley will ‘torpedo’ peace negotiations
11 Sep 2019
Could the US ‘economic plan’ for Middle East peace work?
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In Brief

Could the US ‘economic plan’ for Middle East peace work?

Neither Israelis nor Palestinians attend launch in Bahrain as $50bn investment plan met with muted response
26 Jun 2019
George Galloway’s Palestine charity scandal explained
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George Galloway’s Palestine charity scandal explained

Inquiry finds ‘little if any evidence’ that Viva Palestina delivered aid despite taking £1m in donations
7 Jun 2019
Kushner expresses doubt that Palestinians can self-govern
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Kushner expresses doubt that Palestinians can self-govern

White House adviser makes remark during rare television interview
3 Jun 2019
Is it right to boycott Israel?
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Is it right to boycott Israel?

Celebrities including Stephen Fry condemn Tel Aviv Eurovision protests as ‘an affront to both Palestinians and Israelis’
30 Apr 2019
Fact check: is Jeremy Corbyn a ‘terrorist sympathiser’?
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Fact check: is Jeremy Corbyn a ‘terrorist sympathiser’?

Labour leader has faced repeat allegations that he supports Hamas and the IRA
26 Apr 2019
What is Trump’s Middle East peace plan?
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What is Trump’s Middle East peace plan?

International community expresses concern over rumoured rejection of two-state solution
15 Apr 2019
Netanyahu condemned for settlement annexation pledge
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Netanyahu condemned for settlement annexation pledge

Palestinians say international ‘impunity’ must end for Israel's actions
8 Apr 2019
Israel attacks Gaza after rocket fire
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Israel attacks Gaza after rocket fire

Benjamin Netanyahu cuts short US trip to deal with crisis
26 Mar 2019
Israel threatens AirBnB over delisted West Bank settlements
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In Brief

Israel threatens AirBnB over delisted West Bank settlements

Home-renting company has faced pressure for operating in ‘illegal’ settlements
21 Nov 2018
Fresh outbreak of violence on Gaza Strip
An explosion in the Gaza Strip after fresh outbreak of violence
In Brief

Fresh outbreak of violence on Gaza Strip

‘Botched’ Israeli raid threatens unofficial ceasefire between Israel and Hamas
13 Nov 2018
What is Israel’s ‘nation state’ law?
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What is Israel’s ‘nation state’ law?

Newly passed Bill angers Arab minority by defining country as national homeland of the Jewish people
19 Jul 2018
UN urges Israel and Gaza to ‘step back from brink of war’
Mourners carry the body of 16-year-old Palestinian Louai Kaheel, who was killed by Israeli airstrikes over the weekend
In Brief

UN urges Israel and Gaza to ‘step back from brink of war’

Fragile ceasefire holding after worst violence since 2014 erupts
17 Jul 2018
Why Prince William can’t avoid politics on Middle East tour
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Why Prince William can’t avoid politics on Middle East tour

Duke of Cambridge due to meet Israeli and Palestinian leaders in biggest diplomatic test of his life
25 Jun 2018
Labour government ‘would recognise Palestinian state’
A Palestinian boy on the Gaza border during May's protests against US embassy move
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Labour government ‘would recognise Palestinian state’

Jeremy Corbyn makes pledge during first overseas visit outside Europe as leader of the opposition
25 Jun 2018
What is the capital of Israel?
Two major West Bank settlements could soon fall within Jerusalem's city limits
In Depth

What is the capital of Israel?

Dozens killed at Gaza border as US embassy opens in Jerusalem
15 May 2018
Gaza braced for fresh violence after dozens shot dead
A Palestinian boy holds his national flag during clashes with Israeli security forces near the Gaza border
In Depth

Gaza braced for fresh violence after dozens shot dead

‘Great March of Return’ protests against new US embassy in Jerusalem and Israel’s 70th anniversary
15 May 2018
Ahed Tamimi: Palestinian teen gets eight-month jail term
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Ahed Tamimi: Palestinian teen gets eight-month jail term

The 17-year-old activist was arrested after footage emerged of her slapping an Israeli soldier
22 Mar 2018
French consulate worker accused of smuggling guns to Gaza
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In Brief

French consulate worker accused of smuggling guns to Gaza

Driver Romain Franck has been arrested and detained by Israeli authorities
19 Mar 2018
PLO urged to stop recognising Israel
Protests have broken out across the Muslim world since the US embassy decision
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PLO urged to stop recognising Israel

Fallout from US embassy decision could end two-state solution
17 Jan 2018