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Israel Shoots Dead Four Palestinians Following Attempted Stabbings

A surge in street violence that started last October appears to still be in full swing, although figures released by Israel show attacks by Palestinians decreased significantly in December.
Reuters and VICE News
1.8.16
2015 the year in review

In Photos: One Year in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

VICE News was on the ground to cover the escalating violence across Israel and the Palestinian territories throughout 2015. Here's what we saw.
Harriet Salem
12.28.15
middle east

Israeli NGOs on Both Sides of the Political Divide Are Trading Accusations About Shady Funding

A report by leftwing NGO Peace Now and investigation by newspaper Haaretz claim rightwing NGOs in Israel hide the sources of their funding.
Harriet Salem
12.14.15
middle east

The Alleged Ringleader of Palestinian Teenager Murder Pleads Insanity at Eleventh Hour

An Israeli court has found two Israeli minors guilty of last summer's grisly murder of a Palestinian teenager, but held off on convicting the alleged ringleader, sparking fury among relatives.
Harriet Salem
11.30.15
middle east

Israel Suspends EU Role in Peace Process With Palestinians

The move follows the announcement of new rules that all goods produced in Israeli settlements in the West Bank must be explicitly labeled if they are sold in the European Union.
Reuters and VICE News
11.30.15
middle east

Student Activists in the West Bank Facing Crackdown by Palestinian Authority

VICE News spoke to students in the West Bank who say they are being detained for their political opposition to the Palestinian Authority — an issue documented in a recent report by Human Rights Watch.
Patrick Strickland
5.19.15
israel

Israeli Settlements Use Palestinian Child Labor for Products Exported to US and Europe, Rights Group Says

Human Rights Watch interviewed children as young as 11 working in hazardous conditions in West Bank outposts for far less than the Israeli minimum wage.
Creede Newton
4.13.15
middle east

Israeli Supreme Court Rejects Plan to Build Separation Barrier Through the Cremisan Valley

The nine-year campaign against the fence, which would have divided church properties and separated dozens of Palestinian Christian families from their land, had drawn the intercession of Pope Francis.
Sally Hayden
4.3.15
middle east

'A Choice Between Hope and Disappointment': Israelis Vote in Neck-and-Neck Election

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has warned that 'Arab voters are coming out in droves', urging supporters to help Likud close the gap with the center-left Zionist Union, narrowly leading in polls.
Harriet Salem and Creede Newton
3.17.15
middle east

Palestinian Authority Detains 100 Hamas Supporters in West Bank as Unity Pact Crumbles

Around 50 supporters of the Islamist group were arrested over the past two days alone. Hamas has also detained members of President Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah in Gaza.
Harriet Salem
3.10.15
gaza

'Paradise Is in This Life, Not the Next': The Marxists of Gaza Are Fighting for a Secular State

In the coastal enclave, the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine and its DFLP offshoot say they will never give up the armed struggle, but their vision of the future is not that of ruling Hamas. VICE News went to meet them.
Creede Newton
2.25.15
middle east

Tears and Rage at Funeral for Palestinian Minister Who Died in Clash with Israeli Soldiers

Thousands of mourners attended the funeral of Ziad Abu Ein in Ramallah today, as three separate autopsies provided mixed results.
Dylan Collins
12.11.14
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