Palestine

Inside Israel’s facial recognition surveillance system
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Inside Israel’s facial recognition surveillance system

Tech tells soldiers whether a person should be ‘detained, arrested or left alone’
8 Nov 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
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
Could Israeli air strikes on Gaza trigger another round of violence?
Israelis ultranationalists march through the Old City.
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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
Why BLM has thrown its weight behind Palestinian solidarity
Pro-Palestine protestors at a demonstration in central London
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Why BLM has thrown its weight behind Palestinian solidarity

Outbreak of violence in Gaza prompts vocal support from racial inequality movement
2 Jun 2021
‘Shooting of Sasha Johnson reminds us of gun crime’s human cost’
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‘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
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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

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‘British interest in Israel-Palestine is representative of something bigger’
A pro-Palestinian demonstrator outside Downing Street
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‘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
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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
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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
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Quiz of The Week: 8 - 14 May

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14 May 2021
What would a ‘full-scale war’ between Israel and Palestine look like?
Smoke rises over Gaza following an Israeli airstrike
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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
‘Roof knocking’: how Israel warns of airstrikes
A huge explosion in Gaza following an early morning Israeli airstrike
Fact file

‘Roof knocking’: how Israel warns of airstrikes

Controversial early-warning system deployed during strikes on Gaza
12 May 2021
Will fighting between Israel and Palestine trigger a third intifada?
A Palestinian boy watches as Israeli airstrikes hit the southern Gaza region of Khan Yunis
Today’s big question

Will fighting between Israel and Palestine trigger a third intifada?

State of emergency declared as conflict between Israeli military and Arab militants intensifies
12 May 2021
Iron Dome: How Israel’s missile shield works
A missile is launched by an 'Iron Dome' battery in the Gaza strip
Fact file

Iron Dome: How Israel’s missile shield works

Hamas launches first rockets in seven years towards Jerusalem
11 May 2021
What next as violence between Israel and Palestine spirals?
Palestinians flee a stun grenade thrown Israeli security forces near the Al-Aqsa mosque
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What next as violence between Israel and Palestine spirals?

Gaza bombarded by military jets following Hamas rocket attacks on Jerusalem
11 May 2021
Why has East Jerusalem erupted into violence?
Palestinians flee from Israeli security forces near the Al-Aqsa mosque
In Depth

Why has East Jerusalem erupted into violence?

Tensions rise amid anger at threatened expulsion of Palestinian families
10 May 2021
Does a small Islamist party hold the power to unlock Israel election?
Anti-Netanyahu protests before Israelis went to the polls
Unreported world

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?
Israel UAE
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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
A Palestinian protester confronts Israeli forces
In Depth

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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In Brief

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’
 A total solar eclipse plunges northern Australia into darkness for just over two minutes
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
Instant Opinion: Labour rivals have ‘reason to fear’ Starmer
Keir Starmer
In Depth

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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In Depth

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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In Brief

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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In Depth

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
Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu
In Depth

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
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