Lorde’s artistic right to cancel gig in Tel Aviv | Letters

More than a hundred well-known writers, actors, directors and musicians pledge their support for the singer Lorde, who has decided not to perform in Israel We write in support of Lorde, who... Read more »

Netanyahu on African migrants: ‘The mission is to remove the remainder’ – video

Israel’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, says there will be a government mission to deport ‘infiltrators’. African migrants could face the choice of deportation with the offer of a cash payment or indefinite... Read more »

Hey pop stars! If you fancy getting political, read this first

You can hardly blame Lorde for getting in a diplomatic brouhaha, celebrity singers are too young and too busy to be political sages. So here’s a cheat sheet Give us today our... Read more »

Netanyahu asks if African ‘infiltrators’ can be forcibly removed from Israel

PM reportedly orders study of new proposal as cabinet meet to approve plan to tell migrants to leave or face indefinite jail Israel’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, has reportedly asked officials to... Read more »

Gaza’s health system close to collapse as electricity crisis threatens total blackout

World Health Organization warns hospitals could be plunged into darkness by end of February without fresh funding to keep emergency generators running Hospitals in Gaza will face an almost total power blackout... Read more »

Trump moves a step closer to destruction of Middle East peace process

Best hope is that US president’s threat to cut aid is no more than hot air, but Palestinian officials are fearing the worst Donald Trump’s latest intervention in the Middle East peace... Read more »

Trump threatens to cut US aid to Palestinians to force peace talks

President says US gets ‘no appreciation or respect’ from Palestinian Authority after it recognised Jerusalem as Israel’s capital Donald Trump on Tuesday appeared to threaten to cut off US aid money to... Read more »

Israel to tell African migrants: leave or face indefinite imprisonment

Rights groups condemn plan to return those who entered Israel illegally and who do not have a refugee application pending Israel is set to inform thousands of Africans who entered the country... Read more »

Palestinian 16-year-old Ahed Tamimi is the latest child victim of Israel’s occupation | Harriet Sherwood

She is neither Joan of Arc nor a Palestinian puppet, but a symbol of a second traumatised generation A little over four years ago, I drove to the West Bank village of... Read more »

Is anti-Zionism really a new antisemitism? | Letters

The rights and wrongs of equating antisemitism and anti-Zionism are examined by Jonathan Rosenhead and Ruth Lewi Joseph Pearlman responds thoughtfully (Why anti-Zionism is seen as antisemitism, 1 January) to my letter... Read more »