Many in the West are unaware of the displacement of around 750,000 Palestinians in 1947-8
Israel may no longer be a fledgling state – but it has yet to overcome the basic contradiction that has defined it from the very beginning.
Mark Raphael Baker is best known for two outstanding memoirs, The Fiftieth Gate, exploring his parents’ Holocaust experience, and Thirty Days, about the death of his first wife.
A specialist in conflict-affected food and farming visits the Gaza Strip.
Le Cameroun compte de nombreux lacs potentiellement dangereux qui contient du gaz. Pourtant, on a fait que très peu pour atténuer les risques qui en découlent.
The latest outbreak of violence between Israel and Palestinian militants has already come at a huge cost for the people of Gaza – and reveals the extent of their ongoing suffering.
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Violence in Gaza has once again brought the Labor Party’s conflicted position on Israel and Palestine to the fore.
After 12 years in power, former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s influence will last long beyond his time in office.
The new governing coalition will likely not further negotiations on a two-state solution. Would Palestinians consider a one-state solution instead?
Palestinian children are resilient, but even they have been tested by the pandemic and now more military conflict. Securing their right to a safe education should be a priority.
Hate-inspired violence is the cause of conflict around the world. It’s time to consider hatred as a serious public health issue and even a disease so it can be treated — and possibly prevented.
From discriminatory land-use policies to evictions and demolitions, urban planning has long been weaponised against the Palestinian people
The American Jewish community is changing as it becomes increasingly diverse and politically polarized.
There seems to be no interest in reviving a peace process that has been effectively moribund since the Clinton administration in the late 1990s.
Being the seasoned and skilled politician he is, Netanyahu is certain to manoeuvre the changed political situation for his own benefit.
There are two splits in public opinion about the current Israel-Palestine violence, though everyone has the same set of facts. A cognitive psychologist explains how this can happen.
In most wars, each side’s aggression is meant to get the other side to back down. But that’s not the case with how Israeli and Palestinian leaders have conducted their long-running war.
Despite the International Criminal Court opening an investigation into potential war crimes dating back to 2014, legal accountability will likely remain elusive.
Improved rocket technology and tactics have made the ongoing Gaza-Israel conflict different from the one in 2014. Israel’s defences have been stressed.