Embassy move is seen by Palestinians as an in-your-face affirmation of pro-Israel bias by President Donald Trump
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News about the struggle for democracy in Palestine. Palestine is not a functioning democracy. According to Freedom House, Palestine has been "effectively split in two with the West Bank governed by the Palestinian Authority and the Gaza Strip governed separately by Hamas" but hope for a future state remains strong. Also see our articles on Israel, the Arab Spring, and the broader Middle East.
A panel discussion about the prospects for establishing some form of Palestinian statehood in 2018 and beyond
Trump’s move, one of the most ill-considered US actions in the Middle East for a generation is just the latest iteration of a dynamic between a horribly unqualified president and the millstone of poison ideologies which will grind the region into dust.
As far as I can tell, there is no map that shows the geographic extent of the exodus of Jewish people in the 20th Century. I decided it couldn’t be too hard to make my own.
Qatar sanctions sponsored by 10 US lawmakers who received more than $1m from lobbyists
Radiohead have hit back at a campaign urging the band to cancel a scheduled concert in Israel
Ministry says it has asked the country’s security agency to ban the 2017 Wonder Woman movie
The international rights watchdog Amnesty International has called on Israel to release writer Qatamesh
Palestinians in the occupied West Bank are holding municipal elections for representatives
For his inaugural trip abroad our President has picked an unpredictable but thematically consistent itinerary. He’ll be stopping at the Vatican, then on to Israel and Saudi Arabia.