Expropriations and restrictive planning threaten Palestinian neighbourhoods of Israeli cities, including Silwan and Sheikh Jarrah in east Jerusalem
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From discriminatory land-use policies to evictions and demolitions, urban planning has long been weaponised against the Palestinian people
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gives a briefing at the Hakirya military base in Tel Aviv on May 19, 2021.
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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.
Iraeli Arab Knesset member Jamal Zahalka is removed after protesting the bill’s passage.
Rather than transform Israel into an undemocratic ‘apartheid’ state, the new nation-state law is more likely to ensure that Israel can’t be transformed into a liberal democracy or binational state.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu strongly supports the nation-state bill.
A linguistics scholar explains why the loss of Arabic in Israel would be a loss of history, culture and possibly human rights.
OPEC can’t stop the flow.
OPEC has been declared dead in recent months as the group of oil-exporters has been unable to agree on a plan to stabilize the market. But was it really ever alive in the first place?
Touching Rabin in 2015.
Twenty years ago, Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin – the man who ushered in the Oslo Accords with the Palestinians – was assassinated. Today’s Israel is a very different place.
‘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.
A good night for Netanyahu.
Our two scholars look at the longer term consequences of this week’s elections: in Israel and in the US.
Will he still be prime minister of Israel at the end of the week?
Why the 2015 Israeli elections are witness to big shifts in how minorities vote and why that’s bad news for Benjamin Netanyahu.
Haram al-Sharif is a focus of rising tensions in Jerusalem.
The seven-week Gaza War ended inconclusively on August 26. Israel declared victory saying that Hamas was seriously weakened and had achieved none of its aims whereas Hamas claimed to have repelled Israel…
Cult of Moloch - not in same league as Hamas.
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From debates concerning the Temple Mount in Jerusalem to the 1967 Six Day War’s titular reference to the days of creation, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has often been made to resonate with biblical…
Occupation is brutalising Israelis as much as it is Palestinians.
Times are very rough for both Israeli and Palestinian families. The death toll in Gaza currently stands at around 620, 74 of whom are children. The death toll in Israel stands at 30, two of whom were civilians…
Throughout this year, Bedouin in the Negev desert in southern Israel have been relocated as part of a plan to resettle between 30,000 and 40,000 Arab citizens of Israel from their “unrecognised” villages…