As Israel marked the 20th anniversary of Yitzhak Rabin's assassination, fears of another surge in violence were as high as ever.
The amazing alternative world of Benjamin Netanyahu.
The Israeli PM's 'big lie' about Hitler and the Grand Mufti of Jerusalem was of a piece with Netanyahu's history of making false and misleading claims.
The Grand Mufti of Jerusalem, Amin al-Husseini, met with Adolf Hitler in 1941.
Bundesarchiv Bild 146-1987-004-09A, Amin al Husseini und Adolf Hitler" by Bundesarchiv, Bild 146-1987-004-09A / Heinrich Hoffmann
The Israeli prime minister's comments that an Arab leader convinced Hitler to carry out the Holocaust are a distortion of history.
Irsraeli police tackle a protester outside the Jewish settlement of Bet El, near Ramallah.
With its ever harsher measures against Palestinian protests, Israel is blowing past all acceptable standards.
Damage to Al Quds campus in the Abu Deis suburb of Jerusalem following an October raid.
Classes at Al-Quds University have been disrupted by violence, but students are still struggling to learn.
Violence has become a daily occurrence in Jerusalem, Gaza and the West Bank and the body count is rising.
Despondent: Mahmoud Abbas addresses the UN.
In a grim week at the UN General Assembly, the key partners in the Middle East peace process made it clear they've lost patience.
Journalists can go where diplomats can't: but that doesn't make it easy.
Residents of Beit Hanoun in the northern Gaza Strip watch a parade by the military wing of Hamas to mark the anniversary of the war with Israel.
Although Hamas also wants a return to normalcy in the Gaza Strip, it is potentially a double-edged sword for the movement.
Palestinian workers on the West Bank.
Israeli employers have always had a complicated relationship with Palestinian workers – and it's getting worse.
Not much of a weapons system.
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Israel's official policy treats stone throwing as 'a real mortal threat'. The question is, who to?
Iron grip: Hamas leader Khaled Mashal.
Reports of Hamas's human rights abuses against Palestinians are mounting, and popular support falling – but the movement is going nowhere.
BDS protesters on the West Bank in May 2015.
EPA/Abed Al Haslhamoun
Israel's prime minister is using boycott fears to distract attention from his government's increasingly right-wing agenda.
Time to reflect.
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Blair's time as peace envoy left a lot to be desired.
“You’re offside Sepp.”
EPA/Amos Ben Gershom
Palestine is spearheading an international effort to get Israel booted out of FIFA – but the organisation just wants to stay out of politics.
President Obama shakes hands with Saudi Arabia’s King Salman in January 2015.
Hype over the absence of the Saudi king at US-Gulf Cooperation Council summit obscures the real issues facing the US and its Arab allies.
Tough call: Benjamin Netanyahu and Naftali Bennett.
Benjamin Netanyahu has kept his government going by doing a deal with a party even more right-wing than his former allies. There could be trouble ahead.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
We are used to thinking of Gaza as a war-torn stretch of ground. A place where life goes grimly on in the face of an intractable conflict. A graveyard not only for civilians caught in the crossfire, but…
‘Now I’m gladhanding you in droves’.
A startling election victory has delivered the Likud leader with a range of options and left the opposition in disarray.
‘Don’t look at him, François.’
The EU's millions in aid to Palestinian territories has come to very little – and Netanyahu's re-election demands a new approach.