Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Palestinians to lose only airport in Jerusalem to Israeli settlements

Israel advances its measures to annex Jerusalem by implementing several settlement projects, including one on the site of Palestine’s old airport.

Taghreed Ali | Israeli-Palestinian conflict | Mar 2, 2021
al-monitor Israel's controversial separation barrier is seen between the West Bank city of Abu Dis (background) and East Jerusalem, Feb. 16, 2021. Photo by Ahmad Gharabli/AFP via Getty Images.

Bernie Sanders criticizes Israel over vaccine situation in Palestinian territories

The Israeli prime minister's son responded to Sanders on Twitter, saying Israel is not responsible for vaccinating Palestinians. The spat followed reports Israel is giving surplus vaccines to allies abroad.

Al-Monitor Staff | Israeli-Palestinian conflict | Feb 26, 2021
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Blinken calls on UN Human Rights Council to end 'unacceptable bias against Israel'

Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced the Biden administration would seek full membership on the Geneva-based council.

Al-Monitor Staff | Israeli-Palestinian conflict | Feb 24, 2021
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Settler movement takes over Jewish National Fund

The decision by the Jewish National Fund to start purchasing land in the West Bank marks another victory for the right-wing and the settlement movement.

Mazal Mualem | Settlements | Feb 23, 2021
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Is Israel trying to keep Hamas from running in Palestinian elections?

The Israeli army has recently arrested dozens of Hamas cadres and leaders in the West Bank in the lead up to the Palestinian elections, which may affect Hamas’ leaders ability to mobilize the masses, launch electoral campaigns and persuade candidates to join their lists for fear of Israeli arrests.

Adnan Abu Amer | Israeli-Palestinian conflict | Feb 22, 2021
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