article 17 May 2015 World, Israel
The political Pope: does the Vatican have diplomatic clout?

Pope Francis names two Palestinian women as saints just days after the Vatican formalised its de facto recognition of the Palestine state. Channel 4 News takes a look at his other political battles.

article 05 May 2015 World, Israel
Israeli tanks on the Gaza border 2014
Israel 'caused massive and unprecedented harm' in Gaza

Israeli soldiers fired indiscriminately at Palestinian civilians during the 2014 Gaza conflict, according to a report based on the testimony of dozens of IDF veterans involved in the operation.

article 05 May 2015 World, Israel
Lauryn Hill cancels performance in Israel

US singer Lauryn Hill cancels a concert in Tel Aviv, after social media activists urged her to boycott Israel over its occupation of Palestinian land.

article 04 May 2015 World, Israel
Ethiopian Jews clash with Israeli police at racism protest

Several police and protesters hurt after a protest by Ethiopian Jews against police brutality turns violent as demonstrators try to storm city's municipality building.

post 03 April 2015
Read more from Lindsey Hilsum on her blog 'Victory for us': interpreting Iran's nuclear agreement

Unlike the US, the Iranians are not releasing fact sheets about the scale of nuclear reduction because they would rather be a little vague on the compromises they've made.

article 01 April 2015 World, Israel
by Should Israel and Hamas be investigated for war crimes?

As Palestine joins the International Criminal Court, what next for the region? Both sides stand accused of committing war crimes in last years conflict.

article 01 April 2015 World, Israel
Gaza man 'tricked' into selling valuable Banksy artwork

A Palestinian man claims to have been "tricked" into selling a valuable Banksy painting, daubed on the door to his ruined home, for just 700 Israeli shekels (120).

post 29 March 2015
Read more from Lindsey Hilsum on her blog Nuclear deal: Netanyahu's call to halt 'Iran-Lausanne-Yemen axis'

Diplomats are trying to decrease tension in Lausanne and put a brake on Iran's nuclear programme. The fear is what could happen if the talks fail.

post 18 March 2015
Politics of fear prolong the reign of King Bibi in Israel

After a surprisingly clear victory for Benjamin Netanyahu, Likud party supporters are celebrating the continued rule of "King Bibi".

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