Our correspondent meets the legendary Uri Avnery, who roars out against Netanyahu and his government and foresees growing ethnic strife in Israel
Family called for investigation after traces of poison found on his clothes
Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas has given his permission to exhume the remains of his predecessor Yasser Arafat, a top aide said.
Body of former Palestinian leader may be exhumed after polonium is found on clothes
Palestinian officials were scrambling yesterday to head off a mounting political crisis by claiming that thousands of leaked communiqués documenting unprecedented concessions in favour of Israel were a mixture of fabrications and distortions.
Nearly three million Muslims have gathered for the annual hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia.
That Tony Blair was unable to deduce without outside help that it was, in the end, time to go seems all the more remarkable – because the former prime minister seems to have a keen interest in watches.
As long as there is occupation there will be resistance. This is a reaction to what the Israelis do
Eoin Morgan and Kevin Pietersen shared England's best ever stand in Twenty20 cricket to down world champions Pakistan by seven wickets in Dubai today.
You might think Palestinian refugees would be welcomed by their Arab neighbours, yet they are denied basic rights and citizenship
Yasir Arafat became only the third Sussex bowler to take a one-day league hat-trick as the Sharks regained top spot in the Pro40 First Division with an easy nine-wicket victory over Gloucestershire at Horsham yesterday.
First convention in two decades seeks to regain ground lost to Hamas and deal with corruption