A 50-year-old conflict that redrew the Middle East in less than a week tells us a lot about how states can play the media.
As 1,300 prisoners went on strike for improved conditions, a wave of solidarity protests spread across the Palestinian Territories.
A linguistics scholar explains why the loss of Arabic in Israel would be a loss of history, culture and possibly human rights.
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.