The Syrian conflict is a war of many sides. Here's a rundown of the key players.
The very debate around how Labour has dealt with this issue revolves around some key tropes of anti-semitism.
A day after agreeing a deal on resettling African asylum seekers with the UNHCR rather than forcibly deporting them, Israel announced the deal was off.
The violence that led to the deaths of 18 Palestinians last week in Gaza dominated the headlines. But that's not the real story from that day: The nonviolence of thousands of other demonstrators is.
Trump's pick to lead the State Department believes Iran is 'intent on destroying America.' But ending the Iran nuclear deal could unleash a violent chain reaction, a Mideast scholar says.
Even if Syria's armed conflict is somehow resolved, new proxy conflicts between regional actors are emerging on the country's soil.
The prospect of gas wealth has been escalating old rivalries and disputes between Turkey, Cyprus, Lebanon, Israel, Egypt and Greece.
Eritreans in Israel aren't all fleeing persecution, but many have risked everything for a better life in Israel. Now they're at risk of being 'sold' back to Africa.
The 17-year-old Palestinian activist about to face trial in Israel has become the face of the conflict.
Seventy years after the end of World War II, a battle is taking place over Polish collective memory.
The events of summer 2011 proved that Israel incubates the same sort of socio-economic discontent that upended the wider Middle East.
We underestimate the power of language to divide and to bring people closer together, scholars say.
Wondering why Jerusalem matters so much? A 25-year veteran of the Israeli Foreign Service explains what you need to know.
Even before Trump recognized Jerusalem as Israel's capital, a two-state solution to the Israel-Palestine conflict was far-fetched. Now it's all but impossible. And that might not be a bad thing.
Many American evangelicals believe that the establishment and protection of Israel set up a chain of event for the return of Jesus. What were the origins of this narrative?
Hundreds of companies operate in illegal settlements in the Palestinian territories – and the UN is listing some of them.
The city is key to both Israeli and Palestinian identity.
The BBC's former correspondent in Gaza reviews Donald Macintyre's Gaza: Preparing for Dawn.
Israel is deporting thousands of Eritrean asylum seekers to Rwanda, while in the US, many face being sent back to the country they fled.
When the DfID minister held secret meetings with government officials while on holiday, she seems to have forgotten about her quest to stamp out dodgy dealings in development spending.