Stories about Israel
14 May 2015
Hebrew University of Jerusalem professor Dr Sydney Engelberg shot to internet stardom after his photograph comforting a fussy baby while continuing to teach went viral, reports Maya Norton
11 May 2015
8 May 2015
"It is not a war against terror, and not a war against extremists, and not even a war against the Palestinian Authority...Who is the enemy? The Palestinian people."
3 May 2015
"Like the Gaza Strip for the Israelis, the U.S. borderlands, dubbed a “constitution-free zone” by the ACLU, are becoming a vast open-air laboratory for tech companies."
17 March 2015
Israelis head to the polls today. While major candidates for prime minister are still making game-changing announcements, a significant portion of voters are still undecided.
16 March 2015
Bloggers at Israeli-Palestinian online magazine +972 are wondering why Gaza is not on the agenda of any of the major political parties as Israel gears up for general elections on...
9 March 2015
Tarek Amr analyzes the words that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu used most often in his speech to America's Congress. Top word? "The". Second place? "Iran".
4 March 2015
In the United States, and elsewhere, reactions to the speech by many public figures and ordinary Internet users were unusually negative.
25 February 2015
Al Jazeera and The Guardian newspaper have released leaks from spy agencies across the world. Here are the first few stories pertaining to Israel's Mossad.
9 February 2015
This photograph of a Palestinian girl is making the rounds on social media. Reports say the girl collected the bullets, she used to draw Palestine's map, from around her home.
5 February 2015
He was arrested in 2012 while at a protest in support of Palestinian detainees and prisoners for standing in front of bulldozers bringing concrete to be used as road blocks.
23 January 2015
The "unintentional" deaths of two men from the Bedouin city of Rahat has brought to the fore tensions over "the conduct of the police in confronting Arab citizens."
15 January 2015
"I had to leave Israel...for trying to show the world the real face of regular Arabs and Muslims who're simply sick of their leaders' corruption and unlimited hate..."
11 January 2015
The presence of world leaders at the forefront of the Paris rally drew much criticism online, especially since some of those leaders were among the world's worst free speech offenders.
17 November 2014
10 November 2014
“It's sad some people demonize others only because they don't share the same belief. Yehuda Glick suffered from two assassination trials, once in real life and second on media.”
31 October 2014
Tensions High as Holy Site Reopens Following Targeted Assassination Attempt of Jewish Activist in Jerusalem
The targeted assassination attempt of Rabbi Yehuda Glick is being called a "dangerous escalation" in Israeli-Palestinian relations, leaving many concerned the region is on the brink of a third intifada.
30 October 2014
The people of Gaza are doing what they can to prepare for the winter in the wake of war, which left an estimated 100,000 homeless.
2 October 2014
Pro-Palestine activists on Twitter are comparing the atrocities Israeli forces are accused of committing in Gaza to tactics employed by ISIS in its bloody quest to conquer Syria and Iraq.
24 September 2014
The Heartbreaking Story of Palestinian Football Comes Into Focus, as Israel's Bid for UEFA 2020 Fails
Whether or not the BDS campaign influenced UEFA's decision is unclear. But it succeeded in highlighting the plight of Palestinian football which has repeatedly suffered from Israeli restrictions.