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.
EPA/Abed Al Haslhamoun
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.
By bringing together Arab political parties in the Joint List, Ayman Odeh has emerged as leader of the third-largest party in Israel.
The emergence of the Joint List as the third-largest party is evidence of both Israeli democracy and a growing awareness among the nation's Arab citizens of their power to influence its direction.
Victory all the sweeter for being thought unlikely.
The Likud Party, led by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, has won a dramatic victory in the Israeli election that few had predicted.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu rival and Isaac Herzog are pictured together as billboards rotate.
Today's elections in Israel could be one of the most significant in the country’s recent history.
Could Israel’s second-longest serving PM be staring at defeat?
If Israel's right-wing government hadn't tried to shut Arab parties out of the Knesset, it might be doing better in the election now.
Brooklyn, NY: What do they think about Israel?
diluvi.com Anna i Adria
On the eve of elections in Israel, a snapshot of the divisions in American Jewish opinion toward the Jewish state and what lies behind them.
On the road.
Israel will hold an early general election on March 17. The campaign is already in full swing – and it is not confined to Israel’s borders. In the wake of anti-Semitic attacks in Copenhagen, Israeli prime…