In the last decade, Morocco exploited the lethargy of Algeria’s diplomacy and the paralysis of the political system to advance its interests, often to the detriment of Algeria
A stall in vaccine coverage and increased mixing have combined to drive new outbreaks.
‘Breakthrough’ infections can happen because of waning immunity or high viral doses. But our vaccines are still excellent at preventing severe disease and death.
Australia plans to begin relaxing restrictions once 70% of over-16s are fully vaccinated. But as Israel shows us, it’s likely not enough to reach herd immunity, especially with the Delta variant.
Most countries in Africa have chosen to separate the issue of the Palestinians from economic cooperation with Israel.
A tool made for tracking criminals and terrorists has potentially been used against politicians, dissidents and journalists. Here’s how the spyware works.
Nothing seems to have brought a lasting peace to Palestinians and Israelis. Two Middle East scholars suggest approaches different from what has been tried before.
Ben & Jerry’s decision to no longer sell ice cream in the occupied territories comes as Israel continues to lose the support of a group of Americans who once were stalwart allies.
The political alliance between American evangelicals and Israel’s right wing may have peaked during the Trump administration.
Meir was a remarkable woman, but her legacy is a complex one, with many suffering in her quest for a Jewish and Zionist Israel.
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China can play as a good mediator in this Israel-Palestine conflict
This history of Israel and Palestine is complicated. One land, two names. Those on each side claim the land as theirs, under their chosen name.
Governed by a changeable body of ‘basic laws,’ Israel never settled basic questions like the rights of religious minorities. These destabilizing issues will continue to fester under a new government.
After 12 years in power, former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s influence will last long beyond his time in office.
The plight of residents in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood of east Jerusalem highlights a history of Palestinians’ claims to land being ignored, argues a scholar of the Ottoman Empire.
Famous for his political wizardry and clever coalition manoeuvres, Israel’s longest-serving prime minister ended up losing the trust of almost everyone in the political arena.
An unwritten rule in Israeli politics kept Arab political parties out of ruling government coalitions – until the latest election.
Israeli politics are entering a new chapter. Here’s what to expect from the coalition government forming to oust longtime Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
The new governing coalition will likely not further negotiations on a two-state solution. Would Palestinians consider a one-state solution instead?