The US delighted Israel and outraged Palestinians by announcing it sees nothing illegal with Jewish settlements in the West Bank. Here, a brief history of this hotly disputed land.
The US president's tweet declaring the US would recognise Israeli sovereignty over the Syrian territory was unexpected and will do nothing for regional stability.
Now that the US has pulled out Syria, is the war actually over?
The British Mandate in Palestine had its origins in the end of World War I and lasted until 1948. What happened next has devastated the Middle East ever since.
Donald Trump's strong defence of Israel might be more boisterous than his predecessors, but it's consistent with the anti-Palestinian policies by previous U.S. administrations.
In 1993 the Oslo Accords were struck in optimism, but a quarter of a century later little has changed - and there's no real prospect it ever will.
Canadian aid to Palestine will continue to do little good if the Canadian government continues to ignore Israel's role in destroying the Palestinian economy and violating basic human rights.
Incendiary kites and balloons have joined artillery rockets in Gaza’s arsenal. They bleed Israel’s finances more than its people.
Palestinian nonviolent protests and mass movement of resistance is one of Israel's biggest fears.
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.
It is not clear in the wake of Trump’s visit to the Middle East is whether his public statements are part of an overarching strategy, or what might be described as a reconnaissance mission.
We asked an expert on diplomacy and foreign policy.
In less than a week, Americans will choose their next president. And either way, there are problems on a foerign policy level.
Passionate disagreement over drone strikes obscures the fact that we actually don’t know much about how they affect U.S. interests.
A natural byproduct could clean up polluted and war-ravaged land.
If you take Donald Trump at his word, what would his foreign policy look like?
In contrast to what we have been taught - or teach our students - we are living in an increasingly hybrid world.
Syrian refugees have key assets and life stories that can contribute to the long, but necessary, struggle to end violence in the Middle East.
Syrians are the single largest group of displaced people in the world. How to make sure that the plight of these refugees doesn't fuel future conflicts?
Blair's time as peace envoy left a lot to be desired.