Israel and Palestine http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/20892/all en Israel indicts extremists over army base rampage http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/120108/israel-indicts-extremists-army-base <p> The raid was orchestrated in the hope of scuppering Israel&rsquo;s efforts to evacuate unauthorised settlement outposts in the West Bank, and follows an increase in attacks by extremists on mosques and private Palestinian property.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/120108/israel-indicts-extremists-army-base" target="_blank">read more</a></p> conflict zone Israel and Palestine Middle East Conflict Zones Israel and Palestine Middle East Sun, 08 Jan 2012 12:51:00 +0000 Luke Browne 5686360 at http://www.globalpost.com Israel's high court upholds ban on Palestinian spouses http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/120112/israel-high-court-upholds-ban-palestinian-spouses <p> Judge Asher Grunis wrote, &quot;Human rights do nor prescribe national suicide.&quot;</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/120112/israel-high-court-upholds-ban-palestinian-spouses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Israel and Palestine Israeli immigration Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Israel and Palestine Thu, 12 Jan 2012 17:25:09 +0000 Priyanka Boghani 5687104 at http://www.globalpost.com Israeli prisons accused of mistreating Palestinian children http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/120123/israeli-prisons-accused-mistreating-pa <p> Anywhere from 500 to 700 Palestinian children are arrested annually for violations ranging from throwing stones to being members of banned militant groups and held in Israeli prisons.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/120123/israeli-prisons-accused-mistreating-pa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Israel and Palestine Israeli-Palestinian Conflict Israel and Palestine Mon, 23 Jan 2012 16:46:33 +0000 Priyanka Boghani 5688483 at http://www.globalpost.com Israel presents Palestinians with border proposals and security arrangements http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/120127/israel-presents-palestinians-border <p> Wednesday&#39;s verbal presentation in Amman marks the first time that Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu&#39;s administration has broached the issue of borders with the Palestinians.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/120127/israel-presents-palestinians-border" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Diplomacy Israel and Palestine Diplomacy Israel and Palestine Fri, 27 Jan 2012 15:59:00 +0000 Luke Browne 5689185 at http://www.globalpost.com Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu triumphs in Likud leadership vote http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/120201/israeli-pm-benjamin-netanyahu-triumphs <p> While general elections are slated to take place in late 2013, Netanyahu may plump for an early contest to take advantage of high popularity ratings and try to win a second term before US presidential elections in November.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/120201/israeli-pm-benjamin-netanyahu-triumphs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> elections Israel and Palestine Middle East Elections Israel and Palestine Middle East Wed, 01 Feb 2012 13:18:00 +0000 Luke Browne 5689843 at http://www.globalpost.com Israeli airstrikes on Gaza kill one http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/120212/israeli-airstrikes-gaza-kill-one <p> The Israeli military confirmed the strikes in a statement, saying that its aircraft had struck four targets, including &ldquo;a terror tunnel and a weapon manufacturing facility&rdquo; in the north of the strip.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/120212/israeli-airstrikes-gaza-kill-one" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Gaza Israel and Palestine war War Israel and Palestine Middle East Sun, 12 Feb 2012 13:10:02 +0000 Luke Browne 5691394 at http://www.globalpost.com Netanyahu and Abbas clash over Jerusalem http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/120226/netanyahu-abbas-clash-over-jerusalem-al-aqsa <p> Police and demonstrators have clashed over the Al-Aqsa mosque, an important landmark and a frequent flashpoint between Israel and Palestine.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/120226/netanyahu-abbas-clash-over-jerusalem-al-aqsa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Israel and Palestine Israel and Palestine Sun, 26 Feb 2012 22:51:15 +0000 Priyanka Boghani 5693567 at http://www.globalpost.com New Israeli ambassador to Egypt takes office, solidifying ties http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/120227/new-israeli-ambassador-egypt-takes-office-solidifying-ties <p> Yaacov Amitai&nbsp;replaces Yitzhak Levanon, who was evacuated from Cairo in September along with the rest of the mission&rsquo;s staff and their families after rioters stormed the Israeli embassy following the shooting of an Egyptian policeman on the Israel/Egypt border.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/120227/new-israeli-ambassador-egypt-takes-office-solidifying-ties" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Diplomacy Egypt egypt Israel and Palestine Middle East Politics Diplomacy Politics Israel and Palestine Middle East Mon, 27 Feb 2012 23:25:49 +0000 Luke Browne 5693761 at http://www.globalpost.com Israeli troops raid Palestinian TV stations http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/120229/israeli-troops-raid-palestinian-tv-sta Tensions between the Palestinian Authority and Israel have been heightened since diplomatic talks failed.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/120229/israeli-troops-raid-palestinian-tv-sta" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Israel and Palestine Israel and Palestine Wed, 29 Feb 2012 18:04:52 +0000 Priyanka Boghani 5694058 at http://www.globalpost.com Twin blasts hit Egypt gas pipeline http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/120306/twin-blasts-hit-egypt-gas-pipeline The attacks are blamed on Islamist militants taking advantage of a post-revolution security vacuum. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/120306/twin-blasts-hit-egypt-gas-pipeline" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Egypt egypt Israel and Palestine Energy Israel and Palestine Middle East Tue, 06 Mar 2012 11:52:00 +0000 Luke Browne 5694757 at http://www.globalpost.com Israel allows Gaza-West Bank exports for first time in five years http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/120306/israel-allows-gaza-west-bank-exports <p> Israel says it has allowed goods from Gaza to be exported to the West Bank for the first time since Islamist group Hamas seized control of the Gaza Strip in 2007.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/120306/israel-allows-gaza-west-bank-exports" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Israel and Palestine Middle East Israel and Palestine Middle East Tue, 06 Mar 2012 12:54:35 +0000 Luke Browne 5694766 at http://www.globalpost.com World powers to hold fresh talks with Iran over nuclear program http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/iran/120306/world-powers-hold-fresh-talks-iran-over-nuclear-program <p> The EU&rsquo;s acceptance, which follows the expansion of sanctions by Europe and the US to pressure Tehran to hold back on its nuclear program, paves the way for talks between Iran and the US, the UK, France, Russia, China and Germany to begin next month.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/iran/120306/world-powers-hold-fresh-talks-iran-over-nuclear-program" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Diplomacy Europe Iran Israel and Palestine Politics Diplomacy Iran Europe Politics Middle East Tue, 06 Mar 2012 15:15:46 +0000 Luke Browne 5694778 at http://www.globalpost.com West Bank: Jewish settlers agree to leave Migron settlement http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/120311/west-bank-jewish-settlers-leave-migron The 50 families in Migron signed a deal which would relocate them to a nearby hill.<p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/120311/west-bank-jewish-settlers-leave-migron" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Israel and Palestine West Bank Israel and Palestine Mon, 12 Mar 2012 02:25:00 +0000 Priyanka Boghani 5695621 at http://www.globalpost.com Azerbaijan arrests 22 over alleged Iranian plot to attack Israeli & US targets http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/120314/azerbaijan-arrests-22-over-alleged-iranian-plot-attack-israeli <p> Contact, a non-government Azerbaijani news site supported by the US National Endowment for Democracy, said the arrests took place between late January and 20 February.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/europe/120314/azerbaijan-arrests-22-over-alleged-iranian-plot-attack-israeli" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Azerbaijan Europe Iran Israel and Palestine Iran Europe Israel and Palestine Wed, 14 Mar 2012 16:58:47 +0000 Luke Browne 5696074 at http://www.globalpost.com Israeli Supreme Court rejects deal delaying demolition of illegal Migron settlement http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/120325/israeli-supreme-court-rejects-deal <p> The residents of Migron, which was established in 2001 and is the oldest and largest outpost, say they were encouraged to settle in the West Bank by the Israeli government.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/middle-east/israel-and-palestine/120325/israeli-supreme-court-rejects-deal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Israel and Palestine Israel and Palestine Sun, 25 Mar 2012 19:26:00 +0000 Luke Browne 5697611 at http://www.globalpost.com