Israel

Palestinian shot and killed by Israeli military after alleged attack

Israeli and Palestinian officials disagree on the circumstances behind the death of a 29-year-old Palestinian in a West Bank village Thursday.

Al-Monitor Staff | Israeli-Palestinian conflict | Jul 10, 2020
al-monitor Relatives of 29-year-old Palestinian Ibrahim Abu Yakoub, who was killed by Israeli forces July 9, mourn during his funeral in the village of Kifl Haris, south of the West Bank city of Nablus, on July 10, 2020. Photo by Photo by JAAFAR ASHTIYEH/AFP via Getty Images.

Israel said to offer Hamas prisoner swap

Palestinian sources claim that Israel has offered Hamas a limp proposal for a prisoner-exchange deal.

Rina Bassist | | Jul 10, 2020
al-monitor

Israel shifts blame for prostitution from sex workers to clients

After years of promotion and preparation, Israel's new law criminalizing the consumption of prostitution has finally entered into force.

Mazal Mualem | | Jul 10, 2020
al-monitor

Will COVID-19 crisis bury PM Netanyahu?

With an unprecedented economic crisis generated by the coronavirus pandemic, it is not at all sure whether Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu can regain public trust.

Ben Caspit | Coronavirus | Jul 10, 2020
al-monitor

What would President Kanye West's Middle East policy be?

Rapper Kanye West has yet to develop a foreign policy platform for his announced presidential candidacy, but his past lyrics, tweets and travels may reveal some of his views.

Adam Lucente | 2020 US election | Jul 9, 2020
al-monitor