post 14 July 2015
Read more from Lindsey Hilsum on her blog Today's Iran deal is a triumph for international diplomacy

The most astonishing aspect of today's deal on Iran's nuclear capability is that neither side is negotiating the terms of its defeat.

article 13 July 2015 UK, Israel
Jeremy Corbyn
Jeremy Corbyn: 'I wanted Hamas to be part of the debate'

Labour leadership candidate Jeremy Corbyn explains why he described the Islamist militant organisations Hamas and Hezbollah as "friends" and says he does not agree with them.

post 13 July 2015
Read more from Jon on Snowblog The dangerous cost of Israel's siege on Gaza

There was a time when you could swim anywhere off Gaza┐s coast. Not now. Not in the aftermath of war.

post 22 June 2015
Read more from Jonathan Miller on his blog UN: Israel and Palestinians may both be guilty of war crimes in Gaza conflict

A UN report criticises Israel and Palestinian armed groups, saying both could be guilty of carrying out war crimes during last year's Gaza conflict.

post 19 June 2015
Read more from Jonathan Miller on his blog Israel's Mark Regev: UN war crimes inquiry 'a kangaroo court'

With its report into last summer's Gaza conflict expected shortly, Israel repeats its claim that the UN inquiry into whether war crimes were committed in there is a "kangaroo court".

article 16 June 2015 World, Israel
Israel ultranationalists
by Meet Israel's ultranationalist settlers

Since Israel's election handed more power to the country's ultra-Orthodox Jewish Home, the voice of religious, nationalist settlers has grown, as Inigo Gilmore reports.

article 12 June 2015 World, Israel
Israel clears itself of wrongdoing over Gaza child deaths

Israel has cleared itself of any wrongdoing in a missile attack on a Gaza beach that killed four children last summer.

article 01 June 2015 World, Israel
Conductor and pianist Daniel Barenboim
Jon Snow by Daniel Barenboim on music, Israel and playing in Gaza

Conductor and pianist Daniel Barenboim talks to Jon Snow about music's power to bring people together, and says Israelis and Palestinians should live together or side by side - but not back to back.

article 29 May 2015 World, Israel
Fifa congress: Palestine and Israel shake hands
Fifa congress: Palestine drops motion to suspend Israel

Palestine's football association drops its motion asking for Israel, which it accuses of racism and preventing the free movement of Palestinian athletes, to be suspended from Fifa.

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