Seven months after a war with Israel, hundreds are dead but otherwise little has changed. It’s a familiar pattern.
The shooting, the first attack by a Palestinian since May to result in the death of a Jewish civilian, could deepen tensions within Israel’s fragile governing coalition.
On social media, Refaat Alareer rages against Israel. In the lecture hall, he studiously analyzes the work of some of its leading poets — and surprises some of his students.
How a new generation of Jewish leaders began to rethink their support for Israel.
Like many men in Gaza, Wasfi al-Garosha regularly returns to prison for failing to repay a wedding loan. His trip back, always on foot, reveals much about the stresses of life in the Strip.
The Israeli military said the five were killed during raids to arrest members of a Hamas network planning terrorist attacks against Israeli civilians.
The government has held high-level meetings with Palestinian officials and aided the Palestinians economically, a sharp change from the previous government.
For months, the Palestinian authorities struggled to get doses. Now they have the shots, but disinformation and conspiracy theories have led to widespread hesitancy.
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.
Millions will be funneled to impoverished families under an agreement reached by the United Nations and Qatar, a step forward in firming up a cease-fire with Israel.
Israel’s Jewish and Palestinian communities looked past each other until violence and bloodshed forced a reckoning.
The inclusion of an Islamist party in Israel’s government has spurred a group of imams and rabbis hoping to build a religious-based peace movement.
On May 16, Israeli airstrikes destroyed three apartment buildings, decimating several families. We visited the scene, interviewed survivors and analyzed videos, photos and satellite images to find out what happened.
The exchanges on Thursday and into Friday stopped short of a full-scale escalation, but they underscored the fragile nature of the cease-fire that ended last month’s war.
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.
Foreign diplomats worked to calm tensions on Wednesday after the first armed exchange between Hamas and Israel since an 11-day air war in May.
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.
A photographic journey shows how ‘Bibi’ put his stamp on Israel — through his toughness and the search for security in an unstable region.
Ms. Omar appeared to equate American and Israeli “atrocities” with those of Hamas and the Taliban, prompting outrage from Jewish House Democrats.
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.
The road to peace starts with the end of war crimes.
A Palestinian rocket from Gaza strikes an Israeli apartment building, killing a resident. A Palestinian work crew from the West Bank cleans up the mess.
A two-state solution remains our only viable option.
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken met with the leaders of Egypt and Jordan to discuss rebuilding war-ravaged Gaza, largely avoiding talk of a long-term Israeli-Palestinian agreement.
The recent 11-day war was the latest in a decades-long pattern in which the organization engages in battles it knows it can’t win.
President Biden must re-energize the possibility of a two-state solution.
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken visited Israel to talk about Gaza and the Palestinians, but heard a stern message about nuclear talks with Tehran.
Standing beside Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel vowed “a very powerful response” if Hamas were to break a fragile cease-fire.
The secretary of state will also use his trip to the region this week to work on humanitarian aid for Gaza but has no plans to pursue full-fledged peace talks.
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.
Tehran jumped at the chance to portray militants’ barrages on Israel as revenge for Israeli attacks on Iran. But Israel says Tehran played no role in the latest conflict.
The battle with Hamas may benefit Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel politically in the short term, but it leaves his underlying problems unresolved.
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 administration is considering how to recalibrate its policy in the region in light of the cease-fire between Israel and the Palestinians without distracting from other priorities.
In addition to relief, some residents felt a sense of déjà vu, having survived several recent wars with Israel. After each war, it takes years for Gaza to recover.
Unrest broke out in Jerusalem and the West Bank again on Friday, and Palestinians across Israel and the occupied territories expressed the need for common cause against injustice.
The shared dissatisfaction throughout the country signaled Israelis’ growing impatience for what they see as hastily arranged, unconditional cease-fires.
We can criticize Netanyahu and still recognize our allies.
Public pressure on Israel could have backfired, or soured a relationship the president needs to cultivate, according to Middle East analysts.
Israel’s military says its airstrikes killed dozens of senior Hamas operatives and destroyed critical military infrastructure. But victory is hard to measure.
The cease-fire between Hamas and Israel didn’t come a second too soon.
Our politics are stalled. Our democracy is in tatters. Blame it on the occupation.
The effort could cost billions of dollars, and U.S. officials predicted it would be welcomed by Hamas. But would it moderate the militant group’s actions toward Israel?
Palestinians across generations have never been allowed to forget that home is fleeting and can be taken away at any moment.
The complicated relationship and delicate diplomacy between President Biden and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel.
A new generation is confronting the region’s longstanding conflict in a very different context, with very different pressures, from their parents’ and grandparents’ generations.
Riad Ishkontana said that when rescuers pulled him and his 7-year-old daughter from the rubble after an airstrike, he awoke to a new life — one without his wife and four other children.
A conversation with a resident about what life has been like during the conflict with Israel.
Jewish extremists have formed more than 100 new groups on the Facebook-owned encrypted messaging app in recent days to target attacks.