The Middle East has seen decades of unrest, much of it stemming from the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The current Israel-Hamas war is the latest outbreak of violence that threatens lasting peace across the region and the globe. The World has compiled a timeline of key events in the conflict.
Ireland is the first EU country to declare that Israeli settlements in the Palestinian territories amount to de facto annexation.
NATO leaders recently called climate change “one of the defining challenges of our times.”
America’s top diplomat Mike Pompeo made history Thursday by becoming the first US secretary of state to visit an Israeli settlement in the occupied West Bank, the entirety of which Palestinians claim as a part of their future state.
Israel’s Arab citizens living in so-called “Triangle communities” may become citizens of Palestine under redrawn Israeli borders. But not all of them are ready to give up their Israeli citizenship.
Palestinians have for decades had their freedom of movement curtailed around Jerusalem, with measures the Israeli authorities say are necessary for security.
Trump announced the plan, billed as the "deal of the century," in Washington, DC, alongside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Tuesday. But missing from the announcement were Palestinians — who preemptively rejected the proposal, citing pro-Israel bias. One Palestinian activist speaking prior to the plan's unveiling called it a "scam."
Palestinian officials are hoping that the nearly-completed restoration will boost tourism at a time when the West Bank remains under Israeli occupation, plagued by a political stalemate and hobbled by high unemployment.
The term "concentration camps" has been used to describe migrant detention centers on the southern border under the Trump administration — and not without controversy. But the term has particularly affected some Latinx Jews.