Amed Kathrada's legacy can be used as an example for a good life. South Africans will miss his unwavering courage to speak out on matters of national interest.
Unless we’re addressing inequalities everywhere, we will achieve equality nowhere.
Donald Trump is only the most recent in a long line of US presidents who have overestimated their ability to manage the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
What would single and two-state solutions to the Israeli-Palestinian question look like?
Israel has only a handful of friends on the international stage. Australia is one of them.
As with so many other areas of policy, Trump vacillates from one pole to another on Israel.
Israeli settlements are one main reason many observers are increasingly pessimistic about the prospects for peace between Israel and the Palestinians. Can Trump break through?
Could the president-elect and his secretary of state nominee Rex Tillerson adopt useful policies in the Middle East? A scholar sees some hopeful possibilities.
A Middle East in meltdown forced the Obama administration to give up crucial leverage.
The 49 Palestinian Israelis murdered by soldiers in 1956 deserve to be officially remembered.
There have been efforts to include women in West Bank politics, but they've fallen short. Activists are trying to change things.
The Non-Aligned Movement member states enjoy cohesion on few issues. Historically, their heterogeneity ranged from absolute monarchs to socialist presidents.
One of Israel's greatest political figures, Shimon Peres left an indelible mark on the Middle East.
Celtic and St Etienne are both in the dock with UEFA over fans waving Palestinian flags at Israeli teams.
The protagonist in the novel ‘The Silent Minaret’ gets us to question that powerful political-cultural myth of being tied to nation. That is a remarkable achievement in fiction.
An astonishing new museum opened near Ramallah, in the West Bank, on June 1.
The rise of Islamic State and its declaration of the caliphate can be read as part of a wider story that has unfolded since the formation of modern nation states in the Muslim world.
As usage continues to grow in the region, what's the ongoing dynamic between the Middle East and social media? It's complicated.
Settlements are illegal on occupied territory. They undermine the widely acknowledged right of Palestine to statehood. Yet Israel violates international law with near impunity.
Demographic changes have made the idea of a two-state solution obsolete. The Israeli population is becoming more religious and more conservative. That makes the army more difficult to command.