Blair to step down as Middle East envoy

Former UK premier had poor relations with Palestinian Authority

Israel strikes Gaza in response to rocket

Grad missile launched from Palestinian territory

Palestinians push Fifa for Israel ban

Curbs on player movements and kit seizures broke rules, Blatter told

Pope to sign treaty with Palestinians

Emphatic recognition of statehood triggers anger in Israel

Israel liberals aghast at justice minister

Palestinians denounce post for rightwing subject of death threats

Netanyahu makes concessions for coalition

Slender governing mandate secured after pro-settler party deal

Netanyahu, not Obama, has the power to make peace

Only the leader can say if he is willing to invest in negotiated peace, writes Philip Gordon

Middle East: Taking liberties

A lack of belief puts citizens in greater danger than belonging to a religious minority

Israel army under fire for Gaza conduct

NGO publishes report based on interviews with IDF soldiers

Arab-Israel peace talks ‘dead’, says Carter

Former US president says no prospect of new talks under Netanyahu

Gaza militants prepare for next war

Further conflict appears inevitable, aid agencies warn

Israel threatened with court over tax cash

Palestinian Authority accuses Tel Aviv of withholding revenues

Isis edges closer to Syrian capital

Palestinian district of Yarmouk under attack from jihadis

Palestinians join international court

Officials could face future war crimes prosecutions

Israel releases taxes to Palestinians

Money had been withheld as punishment for joining ICC

Palestinians see Netanyahu win as boost

Israeli PM’s divisive campaign seen as propaganda windfall

Israel fears effect of Bibi’s recklessness

With no timetable, the prime minister will gamble he can outwait Obama’s last two years as president

Obama faces invidious choice over Israel

US caught between public fight with Netanyahu or confrontation with Palestinians

Poll result widens divisions in Israel

‘Us or them’ rhetoric has exposed social and ethnic rifts

US reconsiders supporting Israel at UN

Netanyahu rows back on rejection of Palestinian state