In an interview before meeting with President Biden, Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said he opposed U.S. efforts to restore a nuclear deal with Iran and ruled out peace talks with the Palestinians.
The bombing of a Gaza apartment building has become a focus of debate over civilian casualties in the Hamas-Israel war. For the people who lived there, it was much more than that.
Israel’s government weathered its first potential crisis after a provocative Jewish procession through Palestinian areas of Jerusalem did not spark major violence.
Just two days after taking office, Israel’s new government is split about a decision to allow a procession through Palestinian areas of Jerusalem.
Less than a day after taking over from Benjamin Netanyahu, the new government was set to decide whether to postpone a far-right march that risks provoking Hamas.
Efforts to force Palestinians from Sheikh Jarrah set the stage for the recent Gaza war. A similar dynamic looms in a nearby district.
The director of the Shin Bet, Nadav Argaman, made a rare public appeal amid fears that a new round of turmoil might disrupt attempts to form a new government.
At least 70 percent of those arrested are Arab citizens of Israel. Three Israeli Jews are charged with the attempted murder of an Arab driver.
The right to self-defense against Israel’s continued aggression belongs to all Palestinians.
The latest Israel-Palestinian conflict could result in a peace deal — if the Americans are willing to broker it.
An eviction in East Jerusalem lies at the center of a conflict that led to war between Israel and Hamas. But for millions of Palestinians, the routine indignities of occupation are part of daily life.
The cease-fire between Hamas and Israel didn’t come a second too soon.
As Israeli airstrikes pummel Gaza, the reaction from Arab capitals has been muted and protests scattered. But the voices on social media have been loud and clear.
There’s no ignoring the plight of the Palestinians.
America has a role to play in bringing peace to both Israelis and Palestinians.
The goal of U.S. policy is to support Israel’s efforts to defang, deflate and ultimately disempower the terrorist group.
The escalating conflict comes at a moment of inflection for the United States’ approach to Israel and the Palestinians.
American taxpayers don’t have much influence over Hamas, but they do have influence over Israel.
The attempts by settlers to forcibly displace Palestinian families in the disputed city have galvanized broader opposition to the Israeli occupation.
The mosque sits on a site sacred to Christians, Muslims and Jews, and it is a chronic flash point in the protracted Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Anger was already building in response to the looming expulsion of several Palestinian families from their homes in the city.
The threat to evict six families from the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah had become a rallying cry for Palestinians.
The effort to evict six Arab families from a contested neighborhood has drawn attention to the Israeli effort to remove Palestinians from parts of East Jerusalem and led to protests.
President Mahmoud Abbas said elections could not take place unless Israel allowed voting in East Jerusalem. But privately, he also fears a poor result for his party, officials said.
Human Rights Watch is the latest watchdog to accuse Israel of perpetuating a version of the racist legal system that once governed South Africa. Israel says the charge is baseless.
The violence broke out as an extremist Jewish supremacy group marched in the city, chanting “Death to Arabs.”
Last year, the pandemic forced the cancellation of the Good Friday procession in Jerusalem. This Holy Week, local Christians are thronging the streets of the Old City.
Six travel workers, from a cruise ship crewmember in Manila to a tour bus driver in East Jerusalem, share how the prolonged shutdown has upended their lives.
The police killing of a disabled Palestinian fueled nationwide protests. But the authorities have failed to rein in the use of excessive force, which has a long history.
The two-state idea is comatose but not dead.