Israel is losing its friends in the world

James Ferguson illustration

Europeans view settlement expansion as a tactic to destroy hopes for a two-state agreement

Israel lifts Gaza building materials ban

UN chief Ban Ki-moon urges end to ‘build-destroy cycle’

Generic views of the Houses of Parliament. For Katie Carnie, Austerity.
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Palestinians welcome UK vote on statehood

PLO says Britain has decided to correct ‘historical error’

British MPs vote to recognise Palestine

Symbolic Commons motion is passed despite ministers abstaining

Donors pledge $5.4bn to help rebuild Gaza

Qatar promises $1bn to help in the reconstruction of the territory

MPs set to vote on Palestinian statehood

Labour member’s Commons motion has chance of success

Palestinians to seek $4bn Gaza funding

International donors asked to help reconstruction after Israel conflict

Palestinian unity cabinet meets in Gaza

First meeting of West Bank and Gaza Strip ministers since 2007

German Jews are ‘a miracle’ says Merkel

Old prejudices survive and new grievances smoulder

Business alone cannot bring peace

Some hoped Israeli and Palestinian tycoons would play a similar role to those who helped end apartheid

Israel kills Palestinian kidnap suspects

Erdogan’s criticism of Gaza war provokes storm in a coffee cup

Criticism of Israel’s Operation Protective Edge has not damaged business

Palestinian-Israeli business ties set back

Israel denounces protesting reservists

Group refuses to spy on Palestinians

Israeli military to probe Gaza strikes

UN says it may investigate targeting of its schools in Gaza

Abbas threatens to end Palestinian unity government with Hamas

Factions fall out over handover of power, risking reconstruction

Israel alert as Islamists approach Golan

Jabhat al-Nusra seizes Syria’s sole border crossing

US-EU urge Israel to return West Bank land

Fears that seizing 1,000 acres will hurt prospects for peace talks

Frustrated Palestinians make case to UN

Push to seek deadline for withdrawal of lands seized by Israel in 1967

Israel appropriates 990 acres in West Bank

Move criticised as biggest seizure of Palestinian land in three decades