Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation

Anshel Pfeffer

Nikki Hadley, the US ambassador to the UN, explores a Gaza tunnel last year (Photo: Flash 90)
Israel

Push to destroy last Hamas tunnels

The fourth in two months was destroyed in an Israeli airstrike last week

Friday, January 19, 2018
Push to destroy last Hamas tunnels
Mahmoud Abbas was visibly angry during Sunday's meeting in Ramallah (Photo: Flash 90)
Analysis

Abbas rages at Trump

The Palestinian President described Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as a 'slap in the face'

Friday, January 19, 2018
Abbas rages at Trump
Mr Netanyahu meeting with Indian External Affairs Minister Sushma Swara when she visited Jerusalem.
Analysis

Bibi revels in Indian friendship

The fact that India no longer automatically supports every proposed anti-Israel UN resolution is a measure of the improving relationship.

Thursday, January 18, 2018
Bibi revels in Indian friendship
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Likud whip David Amsalem
World

Explainer: Five corruption claims against Netanyahu

We examine the five claims facing the Israeli PM

Friday, January 12, 2018
Explainer: Five corruption claims against Netanyahu
Palestinians receive their monthly food aid at a UNRWA distribution center in the southern Gaza Strip
Israel

Israel cautions on Palestinian refugee funding

Withdrawing cash early could lead to an escalation of violence, officials say

Friday, January 12, 2018
Israel cautions on Palestinian refugee funding
Analysis

Israel’s BDS list has a local angle

What looks like a move against the BDS movement could just as well be the latest battle in an ongoing turf war between government departments

Thursday, January 11, 2018
Israel’s BDS list has a local angle
Under the new law the interior ministry could order supermarkets to close on Shabbat
Israel

Israel approves Shabbat shop closure plans

Interior minister granted power to order closures, but mayors say they cannot enforce the rules

Tuesday, January 9, 2018
Israel approves Shabbat shop closure plans
African migrants protest in front of the UNHCR office demanding asylum and work rights from the Israeli government in Tel Aviv, Israel, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014. (Photo AP)
Israel

Israeli plans to deport African migrants falter

Benjamin Netanyahu's government plans to offer $3,500 in cash to thousands of people if they agree to go to Rwanda

Thursday, January 4, 2018
Israeli plans to deport African migrants falter
A woman stands in line near a sign reading
Israel

Shabbat shop closure bill strains Israel coalition

Proposed law pushed by Strictly Orthodox parties is struggling to find enough support in the Knesset

Wednesday, January 3, 2018
Shabbat shop closure bill strains Israel coalition
Yehya Sinwar (second from right) with a senior militant’s son on his shoulders
Israel

Surprising machinations of Hamas's man in Gaza

A militant and politician who might be manoeuvring for the Palestinian leadership

Friday, December 29, 2017
Surprising machinations of Hamas's man in Gaza