• 10 Apr 2018

    Israel has declared that soldiers heard in video footage cheering as a sniper shot a Palestinian near the Gaza border will be disciplined, although their preliminary inquiry has cleared the sniper himself, saying he had acted appropriately. The Israeli army says the incident happened in December, adding that the unapproved filming was not “the level of…

  • 7 Apr 2018

    Hundreds of people have been to the funeral of a prominent Palestinian journalist who was killed while covering mass protests along the Israeli border. He was one of ten people who died during yesterday’s actions, as Israeli troops opened fire on crowds they claimed were trying to storm the border fence. From Jerusalem, our Foreign…

  • 3 Apr 2018

    The Israeli Prime Minister has cancelled an agreement with the United Nations to resettle thousands of African migrants, just a day after he announced it. Whatever the reason is – and some say it is pressure from hawks in his coalition who opposed the deal – the decision has led to heavy criticism from Mr…

  • 10 Feb 2018

    An Iranian drone flies into Israeli airspace from Syria. It is shot down by an Israeli aircraft. Then an Israeli aircraft is shot down by forces backing the Assad regime. The Israelis launch attacks on 12 mainly Iranian targets around Damascus. The Russians say this poses an unacceptable threat to their soldiers. And it all…

  • 8 Dec 2017

    Following Friday prayers, Muslims around the world came out in protest today in response to President Trump’s controversial recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

  • 7 Dec 2017

    Speaking from Ramallah is Hanan Ashrawi, a Palestinian politician and member of the Palestinian Liberation Organisation’s executive committee and from New York, Sohrab Ahamri, a senior writer at Commentary Magazine.

  • 7 Dec 2017

    The leader of the Hamas militant group called today for a new Palestinian uprising to protest President Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

  • 8 Nov 2017

    What are the Israeli connections about? And why have they caused such grief for both the International Development Secretary and now the government? Our International Editor Lindsey Hilsum has been investigating Priti Patel’s links to Israel.

  • 7 Sep 2017

    Syria has accused Israel of conducting an overnight strike on a military base in Hama province, in the west of the country. A Syrian monitoring group claims missiles may also have targeted a chemical weapons manufacturing facility there.

  • 25 Jul 2017

    Israel has dismantled metal detectors at a holy site in Jerusalem, following widespread protests by Palestinians. They were installed along with security cameras after two Israeli police officers guarding the site were shot dead by Arab Israelis, sparking a week of mass protests and further bloodshed on both sides. Muslim leaders, though, are still urging…

  • 14 Jul 2017

    Two Israeli police officers have died after they were attacked by gunmen near one of Jerusalem’s holiest shrines. The three attackers were shot dead by police near the Temple Mount compound, also known to Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary. Friday’s noon prayers had to be cancelled for the first time in years. Israel’s Prime Minister…

  • 14 Apr 2017

    A British woman has died in hospital after a stabbing incident in Jerusalem.

  • 7 Mar 2017

    The Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has begun a visit to Israel and the Palestinian Territories.

  • 10 Dec 2015

    The story of a stabbing. Channel 4 News speaks to the mother of a 13-year old Israeli victim and the uncomprehending father of the 15-year old Palestinian boy who stabbed him before being shot dead.

  • 28 Nov 2015

    The Gaza strip has abundant fishing resources because of its 40-kilometer coastline but a blockade means access to waters is limited.