The Israeli right led by Benjamin Netanyahu is having to grab increasingly more land from neighbours in order to shore up support at home.
Palestinians call the planned move a war crime under international law governing the occupied West Bank. Arab League and Jordon say the move would "push the region towards violence."
“This step shows the US government is not only biased toward the Israeli occupation, but is fully aligned with the plans of the extremist Israeli right-wing,” says Palestinian Authority (PA) spokeperson Nabil Abu Rudaineh.
Israel is making the most of the lack of opposition to impose whatever apartheid-style regulations it wants.
The US president’s senior advisor Jared Kushner unveils new economic plan for the Middle East that talks of Palestinians but not the Palestinian Authority or the occupied territories.
The Trump administration is expected to unveil its 'Deal of the Century', a deal that most in the region view as a normalisation of Israeli occupation and nothing else.
The Anadolu Agency office building in Gaza was hit and destroyed by Israeli strikes. Here are some of the best shots taken by the agency last year.
As Netanyahu exploits Gulf nations’ fear of Iran, a future Palestine state is no longer a prerequisite for Gulf countries to formalise ties with Israel.
Palestinians are hardly a footnote in the Israeli election and those who get to vote are forced to make a choice between soft apartheid and a hard one.
The Middle East’s tectonic plates shifted in Warsaw and the aftershocks could be felt for decades to come.
Illegal settlement building is increasingly becoming a favoured collective punishment against Palestinians.
The International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People was established by the UN in 1977 as a reminder to the unresolved unrest after Israel occupied East Jerusalem a year before.
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