The international condemnation of Israel's violent response to the Gaza protests shows how misplaced its "Brand Israel" campaign has been.
Vladimir Putin's recent re-election was bad news for democracy in Russia. And it's a major loss in the struggle for liberalism, as anti-democratic leaders are assuming power across the globe.
President Donald Trump's move to pull the U.S. out of the Iran nuclear deal has been met with dismay by the Europeans. But could his high-stakes gambit actually work in getting a better deal?
A documentary filmmaker discusses her work which looks at the erased history of Palestinians in a Jerusalem neighbourhood in order to point to the possibility of a shared Jewish/Arab future.
Hugely divisive and controversial at home, Avigdor Lieberman is both an outspoken hawk and a political opportunist.
Does the work of the international agency responsible for verifying whether Iran was in compliance with the deal matter to the US?
Iran is a dangerous mischief-maker in the Middle East – but scrapping the nuclear deal will probably make things worse.
As Israel approaches the 70th anniversary of its establishment, many older American Jews will be celebrating. Many younger ones will wonder whether the Jewish state is something to celebrate at all.
Years of mediation by Russia have helped keep a direct Israeli-Iranian conflict off the agenda. But things have changed.
Israel's prime minister failed to undermine the validity of Iran's nuclear deal, and instead ended up demonstrating just how important it is.
As many as 38,000 refugees live in Israel with no rights or status. Israel's government and international communities need to come up with a viable solution.
The new secretary of state once called the Iran nuclear deal 'unconscionable.' If he supports Trump's instinct to scrap the agreement on May 12, it could unleash violence across the volatile Mideast.
On Friday the Agriculture department announced it had suspended the supply of sheep to a Qatar abattoir after seeing footage provided by Animals Australia.
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 Trump administration may believe they have the key to an Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement – when others have failed. But it ignores how Israelis and Palestinians feel about such an agreement.
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.
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.
After many failed attempts, Hamas and Fatah might just have struck a crucial accord. But can they follow through?
One of Israel's most controversial leaders, Benjamin Netanyahu is making the most of a chance to fly under the radar.