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    1. December 23, 2014

      Palestinian scouting pipers promote harmony in Jerusalem

      In the Christian quarter of Jerusalem’s Old City, the merchants have strung up rows of brightly coloured lights and set out...

    2. FT Photo Diary

      December 19, 2014

      Palestinian protest

      A Palestinian protester dressed as Santa Claus holds a Palestinian flag as he argues with Israeli soldiers during a...

    1. FT Photo Diary

      December 17, 2014

      Bethlehem Grotto

      A Christian worshipper is seen inside the Grotto, where Christians believe Virgin Mary gave birth to Jesus, at the Church of...

    2. December 16, 2014

      Palestinians push for UN deadline on Israeli withdrawal

      Palestinians are preparing for a confrontation with Israel and the US over a proposal for the UN Security Council to set a...

    3. December 15, 2014

      Democracy is at issue in Israel’s election

      Every time Israel holds an election, it makes a point to the world and to itself. The country has suffered widespread...

    4. December 11, 2014

      Palestinians threaten repercussions after death of minister

      Palestinian officials said they were considering suspending security co-operation with Israel and accelerating their...

    5. FT Photo Diary

      December 11, 2014

      Palestinian Ministers funeral

      Family members mourn and cry during a funeral of Minister Ziad Abu Ein on Thursday in Ramallah, West Bank. The Palestinian...

    6. December 10, 2014

      Palestinian minister dies after clash with Israeli solders

      A Palestinian government official died after a clash with Israeli soldiers at a peaceful protest on Wednesday in the...

    7. November 23, 2014

      Jerusalem not the place to ignite a religious fire

      Jerusalem, sacred to the three monotheistic Abrahamic faiths of Judaism, Christianity and Islam, has been a tinderbox for...

    8. FT Photo Diary

      November 17, 2014

      Palestinian protest

      Ahmad Gharabli/AFP/Getty Images Palestinian protesters burn tyres in front of Israel’s barrier that separates the West Bank...

    9. FT Photo Diary

      November 13, 2014

      Remembering Arafat

      Abed Al Hashlamoun/EPA Palestinian militants, supporting the mainstream Fatah movement, and belonging to the ‘al-Aqsa...

    10. FT Photo Diary

      November 12, 2014

      Mosque attack in Ramallah

      Majdi Mohammed/AP Palestinians inspect damages of a mosque following an attack in the West Bank village of Mughayer, north...

    11. FT Photo Diary

      November 7, 2014

      Palestinian clashes

      Oliver Weiken/EPA Palestinian youths throw stones during clashes with Israeli Border Police in the Shuafat Refugee Camp, in...

    12. FT Photo Diary

      November 5, 2014

      Bethlehem barrier

      Finbarr O'Reilly/Reuters Ultra-Orthodox Jewish men stand beneath a section of the controversial Israeli barrier outside...

    13. October 31, 2014

      Israeli finance minister vetoed spending on Jewish settlements

      Israel’s finance minister said he vetoed new spending on infrastructure for Jewish settlements in the West Bank after an...

    14. October 30, 2014

      Middle East: Walled in

      When she drinks her morning coffee on the veranda of her house in Bethlehem, Vera Baboun, the city’s mayor, can see new...

    15. October 27, 2014

      Tensions rise as Israel vows to expand East Jerusalem settlements

      Israel’s government said on Monday it would push ahead with plans to build about 1,000 new homes in East Jerusalem...

    16. FT Photo Diary

      October 17, 2014

      Rocks and stones

      Abed Omar Qusini/Reuters A Palestinian boy throws stones at an armoured wheel loader of the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF)...

    17. October 16, 2014

      Israel is losing its friends in the world

      Britain’s parliament voted the other day to recognise the state of Palestine. The decision will not change anything on the...

    18. FT Photo Diary

      October 10, 2014

      Trouble in Nablus

      Alaa Badarneh/EPA A Palestinian protester runs to seek cover from Israeli water canon during clashes over the Jewish...

    19. October 9, 2014

      Palestinian unity cabinet holds first meeting in Gaza since 2007

      Palestinian ministers on Thursday travelled from the West Bank city of Ramallah to the Gaza Strip to hold their first...

    20. September 23, 2014

      Israel kills two Palestinians suspected in West Bank abductions

      Israeli security forces on Tuesday tracked down and killed two Palestinians suspected of abducting and slaying three Israeli...

    21. FT Photo Diary

      September 19, 2014

      Palestinian flames

      Abed Omar Qusini/Reuters A Palestinian boy looks on near burning tyres during cashes with Israeli soldiers following a...

    22. FT Photo Diary

      September 19, 2014

      Bedouin sheep herder

      Ammar Awad/Reuters A Palestinian Bedouin woman stands next to her sheep in the West Bank village of Al-Eizariya, near east...

    23. September 18, 2014

      Gaza conflict sets back Palestinian-Israeli business ties

      Palestinian business leaders are turning their back on their Israeli counterparts as relations between the two sides worsen...

    24. 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...

    25. 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...

    26. 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...

    27. 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...

    28. 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...

    29. 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...

    30. 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...

    31. 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...

    32. 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...

    33. 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...

    34. 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,...

    35. 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...

    36. 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....

    37. 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...

    38. 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...

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