Gaza

It will be difficult for Israel to ignore this ICJ ruling

27 January 2024 8:04 pm

Yesterday, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) delivered an interim ruling on South Africa’s genocide case against Israel. Its decision…

Benjamin Netanyahu is increasingly seen as Israel’s curse

11 November 2023 9:00 am

  Jerusalem   On Tuesday, I was driving down to an Israeli army headquarters on the border with Gaza as…

What Hamas promised to its electorate

28 October 2023 9:00 am

Things you do not hear very often, number one: a pro-Palestinian protestor denouncing Hamas for the barbarity of its incursion…

Why I don’t trust the BBC’s Trusted News Initiative

28 October 2023 9:00 am

You almost certainly haven’t heard of the Trusted News Initiative (TNI), although you probably should have. It’s a BBC-led consortium…

No one should trust the camera in the age of AI

28 October 2023 9:00 am

Bryan Appleyard on photographic manipulation, past and present

An Israeli ground assault would be devastating for Gaza

15 October 2023 12:03 am

On a patch of scrubland outside the Zikim kibbutz earlier this week, I came across a platoon of Merkava 4…

What Iran gains from the conflict in Israel

14 October 2023 9:00 am

What Iran gains from provoking Israel

Diary

14 October 2023 9:00 am

Can Israelis trust the UN?

18 August 2022 1:46 am

You probably think you’ve heard every story there is to hear about people getting fired over their tweets. Well, here’s…

The problem with the New York Times’ Gaza coverage

6 June 2021 6:00 pm

While war raged between Israel and Gaza, the New York Times published a powerful montage of 64 minors said to…

How London became a hub for Hamas

30 May 2021 6:00 pm

As the dust settles over Gaza, and Israel’s Iron Dome sensors cool, minds inevitably turn to the lessons that can…

The disinformation war continues between Israel and Hamas

22 May 2021 5:15 pm

The ceasefire between Hamas and Israel has started, and the gates to Gaza have opened for the international press. Now…

How Israel won the war

21 May 2021 4:15 pm

Golda Meir, Israel’s first female Prime Minister, once said that when forced to choose between being ‘dead and pitied’ or…

Why do parts of Britain erupt whenever Israel defends itself?

21 May 2021 1:14 am

There has been a huge amount of comment in recent days on the latest round of exchanges between Israel and…

Hamas, not Israel, is to blame for the latest bloodshed

19 May 2021 10:27 pm

I was born in the Jordanian-occupied Old City in Jerusalem and lived in a UN refugee camp from 1966 until…

Hamas's rockets are killing Palestinians too

16 May 2021 3:26 pm

Israel’s military action in Gaza is widely reported daily across the world. Images of hundreds of rockets lighting up the…

Don't compare Israel to Hamas

14 May 2021 7:32 pm

No, not this time, Boris. The Prime Minister’s ‘both sides’ response to the terrorist attacks on Israel underscores how Western…

Rod Liddle: Tunnelling my way into Gaza

1 June 2019 9:00 am

I’m meant to be peering into a tunnel hacked out by Hamas a few hundred metres from Gaza City into…

Mohammed Kabir, aged 105, in a garden he created in the courtyard of the ruined Darulaman Palace in Kabul for the soldiers stationed there

Bombs and begonias: gardening in a war zone

15 September 2018 9:00 am

During the civil war in Afghanistan in the late 1980s, Mr and Mrs Roami, a science professor and a nurse,…

What does friendship with Israel really mean?

19 May 2018 9:00 am

Harold Macmillan once remarked that: ‘There are three bodies no sensible man ever directly challenges: the Roman Catholic Church, the…

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Highly charged territory

14 October 2017 9:00 am

I first heard of this tragicomic spy romp around Israel and Palestine when Julian Barnes sang its praises in the…