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?
Just as BLM is forcing a reckoning with systemic racism, there is new attention being paid to the origins of the Palestinians' struggles.
Watching young Palestinian activists, I was impressed at how they kept their cool under pressure.
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.
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.
If Palestinians' freedom of expression is taken away online, this risks further obscuring their ongoing struggle.
Neither Israel nor Hamas will listen to New Zealand directly, but there is still more parliament can do to promote international peace efforts.
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.
Sometimes propaganda becomes a strategy in itself.
Both sides in the Israel-Hamas conflict may be violating the international laws that govern armed conflict. A legal scholar explains these rules – and whether anyone enforces them.
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.
What does the Seychelles experience tell us about variants, vaccine efficacy and herd immunity?
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.
The conflict with Palestinians that has exploded again is a constant threat that even the most advanced weaponry can’t assuage.
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.