The world’s attention has largely moved on from the Hamas attack on October 7. But in Israel, the atrocities are still front and centre – while the destruction in Gaza is largely absent.
Arable land has been destroyed, as have food production sites. But even before the current operation in Gaza, Palestinians there suffered high rates of food insecurity.
The UK government needs to define its goals and the scope of its involvement in a campaign against Iran-backed Houthi rebels in Yemen.
The city often becomes a magnet for anti-Arab sentiment during election years and global conflicts; however, the more interesting story is what happens in the city when the spotlight is turned off.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu probably feels he has no choice, from a political perspective, but to continue prosecuting the war in the same manner.
Scholars say Israel’s destruction of Gaza’s schools, universities and museums are part of an ongoing project to destroy Palestinian people, identity and ideas.
A selection of analysis from our coverage of the war in Gaza over the past fortnight.
Netanyahu has rejected the latest peace deal and vowed to continue until Israel achieves ‘total victory’.
An Australian businessman with links to the settler movement is trying to buy up about a quarter of the ancient Armenian Quarter.
The Gaza war has complicated issues in Ukraine, with Putin looking to exploit events in the Middle East to garner support among the Global South.
Iran funds a large network of armed groups across the Middle East as part of its ambition to replace the US as regional power.
The two sides got very close to a deal in the 1990s but have drifted apart since then.
Is Israel changing course following the recent ruling by the International Court of Justice? It appears not, and that poses risks for the international community, including Canada.
Much of the world already recognises Palestinian statehood. But recognition by the US and UK would be a hugely important decision.
The Biden administration has calibrated its strikes so as not to provoke a wider armed conflict in the region.
Starvation is used as a military strategy to avoid costly losses to one’s own forces in unfavourable terrain or conditions.
Destroying the main relief agency in Gaza would be a catastrophe for its people, most of whom have been displaced by the conflict and are desperate for food, shelter and medical supplies.
The US is among more than a dozen countries to freeze funding to UN agency providing aid to displaced Gazans over allegations of complicity in the Oct. 7 attack.
History tells us that US presidents tend to be cautious about foreign policy in an election year – especially in the Middle East.
Facing a parliamentary election in March, the Islamic Republic is trying to distract attention away from its economic woes with a show of strength.