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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.
Tim Hume

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

Airbnb won't be collecting profits from illegal settlements, but organisers say that's not enough.
Leila Ettachfini
Views My Own

We Must Speak Up Against Israel's Slaughter in Gaza

Palestinians living in Gaza are subjected to prison-like conditions and are now being murdered in their dozens.
Jamie Stern-Weiner
Muhammad Shehada

This Ice Cream Shop Is So Good that Israelis Sneak into Palestine to Eat There

"The ice cream is stretchy, like melted cheese. It makes me so sad that I may not have that ice cream ever again.”
Justin Fornal
Israel and Palestine

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.
Patrick Hilsman
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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.
Klaus Petrus

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?
Joe Bish

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 been completely erased from history.
Bruno Bayley

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".
Hunter Stuart

The Oppressive Architecture of the West Bank

A look at life inside Hebron, where Palestinians' everyday lives are hemmed in by a system of soldiers, checkpoints, barricades and violence.
Molly Crabapple

The Israel-Palestine Conflict's New Wrinkle: a FIFA Vote to Suspend Israel

The Palestinian Football Association is asking FIFA to suspend Israel, but Israel argues that Palestine is just playing politics. Either way, a vote is looming.
Aaron Gordon & Raphael Gellar

This Christian Family Runs a Guesthouse in the Middle of Israel's West Bank Security Barrier

The wall destroyed Johnny Anastas' livelihood and trapped his home in on three sides, so he decided to make the most of it.
Darren Loucaides