Palestinian nationalism

Palestinian protesters fly Palestinian flags and flags of the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine, DFLP, during clashes with Israeli soldiers at the entrance the Jewish settlement of Beit El, background near the West Bank city of Ramallah.

The politics of Ireland’s enduring support for Palestinians

Conflict & Justice

Ireland is the first EU country to declare that Israeli settlements in the Palestinian territories amount to de facto annexation.

People in athletic clothes warm up together on a sidewalk.

This Palestinian running group in Jerusalem fights for the ‘right to movement’ 


Official: Trump likely to recognize Jerusalem as capital of Israel

Global Politics

Palestinian Americans wary of statehood bid

Israel to Palestinians: Only way to statehood is negotiation

Munir Al-Maqdah adjusts the uniform of a new recruit to the Palestinian joint security force in the Ain el-Helweh refugee camp.

Palestinian factions in Lebanon join forces to keep ISIS out


Palestinian factions in Lebanese refugee camps have been known to turns their guns on each other. But with ISIS now a potential threat in their adopted homes, they’ve joined together to form a new, more professional force to keep the jihadi group out.

Lucy Aharish

An Arab newscaster in Israel has a message: ‘This is not your country. This is our country.’


Arab Israeli newscaster Lucy Aharish is proud to be Israeli, and she’s being honored at the country’s Independence Day ceremony on Wednesday. Not everyone is happy to have an Arab included into the festivities, so what’s her response? Deal with it.

Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu delivers a statement to the media in Jerusalem following a terrorist attack on a West Jerusalem synagogue on November 18, 2014.

Palestinians are anxious as Israel vows a ‘strong response’ to the Jerusalem attack


After a violent attack on a West Jerusalem synagogue that killed four worshippers on Tuesday, Israelis are on edge. But Palestinians are also worried about how Israel will retaliate for this attack and others that have rocked Jerusalem in recent weeks.

A Palestinian man prays near Israeli police during Friday prayers in the East Jerusalem neighbourhood of Wadi al-Joz on October 31, 2014. Israeli police declared an age limit on Friday for Palestinians wanting to enter the Old City, only allowing males ab

Reopening holy sites for Muslims fails to ease tensions in Jerusalem


The rare closing of Jerusalem’s Temple Mount — or Noble Sanctuary to Muslims — lasted only a day. But anger over the closure and the shooting of a Palestinian suspecting of killing a Jewish activist became a “day of rage,” with Palestinians scuffling with Israeli security forces in the city and across the West Bank.

Reconstruction in Gaza is only just beginning

How radio became a ‘lifeline’ in Gaza


As Gazans try to recover from this summer’s war with Israel, some are turning to a local station called Radio Alwan to get information, trade stories and tips and get educated about subjects ranging from PTSD to where aid drops are happening.