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  1. September 2, 2014

    US and EU urge Israel to return West Bank land

    The US and EU urged Israel’s government on Tuesday to reverse its decision to appropriate nearly 1,000 acres of West Bank...

  2. September 1, 2014

    Palestinians to turn to UN amid frustration with peace process

    The Palestinians, frustrated in their pursuit of an independent state through negotiations with an Israeli government they...

  1. August 31, 2014

    Israel undertakes largest West Bank land appropriation in years

    Israel announced on Sunday it was appropriating a large swath of land in the occupied West Bank, near the area where three...

  2. FT Photo Diary

    August 29, 2014

    Gas can slingshot

    Abbas Momani/AFP A Palestinian demonstrator throws a gas cannister using a slingshot during clashes with Israeli security...

  3. The World

    August 26, 2014

    Are 12 million Americans living on less than $2 a day?

    The biggest development story of the last two decades has been the vast reduction in the number of the world’s extreme poor...

  4. August 22, 2014

    Anti-Semitism is a menace to us all

    The bloody conflict between Israel and Hamas in Gaza has generated anger and debate around the world. Many have been...

  5. FT Photo Diary

    August 15, 2014

    Hebron engagement

    Hazem Bader/AFP/Getty Images An elderly Palestinian man wearing traditional clothes prepares to throw a stone towards...

  6. August 15, 2014

    Jerusalem unrest prompts fears of third intifada

    With the world’s attention focused on the war in the Gaza Strip, another front in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is...

  7. FT Photo Diary

    August 11, 2014

    West Bank raid

    Abed Omar Qusini/Reuters Palestinian boys are evacuated from their family’s house, following a raid by Israeli troops near...

  8. August 5, 2014

    Ceasefire takes hold in Gaza

    Israel said it had pulled all of its troops out of the Gaza Strip on Tuesday morning and was adhering to a 72-hour ceasefire...

  9. August 4, 2014

    Israeli foreign minister urges UN administration of Gaza

    Israel’s far-right foreign minister has proposed putting the Gaza Strip under UN administration, like Kosovo 15 years ago,...

  10. FT Photo Diary

    August 1, 2014

    Day of Rage on the West Bank

    Majdi Mohammed/AP Palestinians run for cover during clashes with Israeli soldiers following a protest against the war in the...

  11. August 1, 2014

    Gaza ceasefire collapses as Israel and Hamas exchange fire

    A 72-hour ceasefire in the Gaza Strip backed by the US and UN, intended to calm fighting and allow civilians to regroup and...

  12. August 1, 2014

    Israel says missing soldier is dead

    Israel has said that an army officer it had feared abducted in the southern Gaza Strip had in fact been killed in battle....

  13. July 25, 2014

    John Kerry tries to negotiate Gaza ceasefire with Israel

    John Kerry, US secretary of state, was scrambling on Friday to organise even the briefest of ceasefires between Israel and...

  14. FT Photo Diary

    July 25, 2014

    Checkpoint protest West Bank

    Mohamad Torokman/Reuters A Palestinian protester uses a slingshot to hurl stones toward Israeli troops during clashes, at a...

  15. The World

    July 25, 2014

    Israel loses control in Gaza

    Israel set itself clear goals when it launched its assault on Gaza. Stop the rocket fire into Israel and close the tunnels...

  16. July 24, 2014

    West Bank erupts in anti-Israel protests

    Ten thousand Palestinians demonstrated in the occupied West Bank overnight after at least 15 people were killed and many...

  17. July 15, 2014

    Netanyahu misjudges the risks of his Gaza strategy

    Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel’s prime minister, has a Gaza problem but it is not what you might think. The siren alarms...

  18. July 12, 2014

    Israel continues Gaza bombardment

    The UN has called for a ceasefire in Gaza and Tony Blair has met the Egyptian president in efforts to secure a truce as...

  19. July 9, 2014

    Israel steps up air strikes on Gaza Strip

    Israel intensified its air strikes on targets across the Gaza Strip on Wednesday in an offensive against the Islamist group...

  20. July 8, 2014

    The dangers of another intifada

    Over the past three weeks tensions between Israel and the Palestinians have erupted into violence in the West Bank and Gaza....

  21. July 8, 2014

    Israel launches air and sea bombardment of Gaza Strip

    Israeli aircraft and naval vessels pounded targets across the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, killing at least 11 people and injuring...

  22. FT Photo Diary

    July 4, 2014

    Barrier to prayer

    Mohamad Torokman/Reuters Palestinians not permitted by Israeli security forces to cross into Jerusalem from the West Bank...

  23. July 4, 2014

    Arab youth ‘burned to death’

    Clashes between Palestinian youths and police on Saturday spread to Arab towns from east Jerusalem in a new escalation of...

  24. July 3, 2014

    Israel boosts Gaza forces amid Palestinian protests

    Israel faced the prospect of escalating conflict on two fronts on Thursday. As the country bolstered its forces around the...

  25. July 2, 2014

    Killing of Palestinian teenager prompts riots in East Jerusalem

    Clashes erupted in East Jerusalem on Wednesday after the charred body of an Arab teenager was found in a forest near a...

  26. FT Photo Diary

    July 1, 2014

    Amid the rubble in Hebron

    Ahmad Gharabli/AFP A young boy stands amid the rubble of the burned out house of Marwan Qawasmeh, a Palestinian member of...

  27. July 1, 2014

    Israel strikes Gaza as it vows Hamas ‘will pay’ for teen deaths

    Israeli aircraft carried out more than 30 strikes on what the army said were militant targets in the Gaza Strip early on...

  28. June 30, 2014

    Hamas accused after bodies of missing Israeli teens found

    The bodies of three Israeli teenagers missing for more than two weeks in the West Bank were found on Monday, setting off a...

  29. FT Photo Diary

    June 27, 2014

    Slingshot protest

    Alaa Badarneh/EPA Palestinian protesters use slingshots to hurl stones at Israeli soldiers during clashes over the Jewish...

  30. FT Photo Diary

    June 20, 2014

    West Bank mourning

    Hazem Bader/AFP The mother of Mohammed Dudin, a 15-year-old Palestinian shot dead by Israeli troops in overnight clashes in...

  31. FT Photo Diary

    June 18, 2014

    West Bank hunt

    Ilia Yefimovich/Getty Images An Israeli soldier conducts a search mission during the sixth day into the search of three...

  32. FT Photo Diary

    June 16, 2014

    Air strike on Hamas

    Mohammed Abed/AFP A Palestinian walks on rubble following an air strike by the Israeli air force on Gaza City during the...

  33. June 15, 2014

    Netanyahu accuses Hamas over kidnapping of Israeli teenagers

    Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel’s prime minister, on Sunday blamed the Palestinian militant group Hamas for the kidnapping of...

  34. June 15, 2014

    Orchestrated boycott of Israeli companies falters

    An orchestrated boycott of Israeli companies seemed to be gathering pace at the start of the year, when two large European...

  35. FT Photo Diary

    June 11, 2014

    Palestinian wood piling

    Ammar Awad/Reuters A Palestinian worker carries hays amongst piled wood during the process of making charcoal for sale, in...

  36. June 10, 2014

    Reuven Rivlin to succeed Shimon Peres as Israel’s president

    Israel’s Knesset on Tuesday elected Reuven Rivlin, a former speaker of parliament and longtime member of the ruling Likud...

  37. June 6, 2014

    The Diary: Teju Cole

    Saturday What I realise, during our five-hour wait at the King Hussein border crossing between Jordan and the West Bank, is...

  38. June 5, 2014

    G4S to end Israeli jail contracts within three years

    G4S has confirmed that it will end all its Israeli prison contracts within the next three years after an annual general...

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