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Netanyahu's Desperate Campaign Promise Would 'Bury Any Chance of Peace'

The Arab world has furiously condemned the Israeli prime minister's pledge to annex a large chunk of the occupied West Bank if he's re-elected.


People Are Deactivating Airbnb for Allowing Listings in the Occupied West Bank

Airbnb won't be collecting profits from illegal settlements, but organizers say that's not enough.


The History and Rage Behind the Deadly Protests in Gaza

Reports of violent encounters with Israeli forces are not exactly rare in the deeply contested Palestinian territory. But this time feels different.


I Will Die to Protect This Holy Well in the West Bank

The first-person story of Archimandrite Ioustinos, the guardian of Jacob's Well in the West Bank.


Trump’s Jerusalem Speech A 'Declaration of War,' Says Hamas

“We should work on launching an intifada in the face of the Zionist enemy.”


Voices From Either Side of the West Bank Wall

Palestinians and former Israeli soldiers on the effect the barrier has on their lives, 15 years after the Israelis started building it.


Striking Photos Document Life in Israeli Settlements on the West Bank

Michele I. Arazi’s series 'Homestead' encourages listening and learning—especially where groups disagree.


Banksy's Latest Feat Is a Hotel Overlooking the Israeli West Bank Wall

The 10-room Walled Off Hotel begins taking reservations on March 11.


A History of Walls

Donald Trump wants to build a wall and thinks Mexico will pay for it, but how have walls fared throughout history, and what can this teach us?


Beautiful Photos of Palestine's Hidden Past and Uncertain Future

The photographer James Morris captured the remains of villages destroyed in the 1948 Palestine War, some of which had, until now, been completely erased from history.


Musicians Should Boycott Israel Until Palestinians Are Free

Brian Eno and Ohal Grietzer: "By calling for a boycott of Israel, Palestinians are only asking you not to help Israel oppress them."


In the Field with the Israeli Rabbis Protecting Palestinian Olive Farmers

Because most Palestinian farmland in the West Bank is in areas that are controlled by the Israeli army, farmers are routinely prevented from accessing their own land because of "security reasons."