The Tenacity of Chef Reem Assil

The Palestinian- and Syrian-American chef opens up about the intense racist backlash she faced when her Oakland bakery opened.
Leena Trivedi-Grenier
Palestinian Hunger Strike

The Palestinian prison hunger strike hints at a leadership power struggle

Raphael Gellar
west bank

White House unexpectedly cautions Israel against accelerated West Bank settlements

Tim Hume

FIFA puts off making a call on soccer dispute between Israel and Palestine

Milena Mikael-Debass
middle east

Israeli military mistakenly kills Palestinian teen after fire bomb attack

The bystander was shot as Israeli troops chased after Palestinian assailants responsible for a petrol bomb and stone attack on a highway between Tel Aviv and Jerusalem that injured civilians.
Middle Eastern food

How Hummus Brought a Palestinian and an Israeli Together to Help Refugees in Berlin

When Jalil Dabit, a Palestinian restaurateur and chef, and Oz Ben David, an Israeli marketing guru, decided to launch Kanaan in Berlin, it was natural for the chickpea purée to feature prominently on the short menu.
Diana Hubbell
middle east

Israeli Judge: Evidence Against Soldier Who Allegedly Executed Palestinian is 'Inconclusive'

The Israeli army says the Palestinian, who was later identified as Abed al-Fatah al-Sharif, had tried to stab an Israeli soldier right before the camera started recording.
Avi Asher-Schapiro
middle east

Video Shows Israeli Army Executing Palestinian After Alleged Stabbing

The footage appears to show an Israeli soldier shoot a defenseless Palestinian man in the head in the West Bank city of Hebron — after the video went viral, Israeli leaders vowed to investigate, while Palestinians called the killing a war crime.
Avi Asher-Schapiro
middle east

School Books Once Again on the Frontline of the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Israel’s Eduction Ministry has been accused of adding an increasingly nationalist flavor to the country's school system through its choice of reading books for students.
Harriet Salem

Palestinian Refugees Are Starting an All-Female Food Truck in Lebanon

As the leaders of two different NGOs, Mariam Shaar and Myrna Atalla are working together in the hopes of empowering the female residents of Lebanon’s Bourj el-Barajneh refugee camp.
Alex Swerdloff

This Chef Is Bringing the West Bank to a Texan Town

Denton, Texas, might be the last place you'd expect to find iconic Palestinian dishes, but step inside an inconspicuous restaurant called Jasmine's Cafe.
Creede Newton

‘Oriented’ Gives Us an Intimate Look at What It’s Like to Be a Gay Palestinian in Israel

We met with director Jake Witzenfeld to talk about his new documentary that follows the struggles and victories of three young, gay Palestinian men in Tel Aviv.
Sulome Anderson