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In-depth: Thanks to political unity and huge turnout, the Arab Joint List achieved stunning results in Israel's latest election, denying right-wing PM Netanyahu a majority, writes Ben Lynfield from Jerusalem

Comment: In Israel, talk of right and far-right politics has shifted focus away from the perpetual, violent dispossession of Palestinians, writes Ramona Wadi.

Israeli politician 'shoots Palestinian MK dead' in campaign video

The New Arab

Israeli politician 'shoots Palestinian MK dead' in campaign video

Notorious Israeli MK Oren Hazan has released a campaign video where he is shown shooting dead a Palestinian political rival.

Israel: A radicalised state built on fear and violence

CJ Werleman

Israel: A radicalised state built on fear and violence

Comment: From Tel Aviv liberals to the ultra-orthodox community of Jerusalem, Israeli public discourse towards Palestinians is increasingly ...

Israel arrests Islamic Movement head over alleged terror involvement

The New Arab

Israel arrests Islamic Movement head over alleged terror involvement

Family of banned northern Palestinian-Israeli movement Islamic Movement branch say his latest arrest is part of a sustained campaign of personal ...

The New Arab

Palestinian-Israeli politician denies smuggling mobile phones to prisoners

MK Basel Ghattas has said accusations he smuggled mobile phones to Palestinian prisoners were part of a systematic campaign of "political persecution".

The New Arab & agencies

Israeli crackdown intensifies against Palestinian political party

A total of 36 activists and officials have now been detained by Israeli police investigating allegations of fraud and money laundering.

Ben White

Balad arrests won't be the last in Israel's ethnocracy

Comment: The escalating campaign against dissent shown towards the idea of Israel as an exclusively Jewish state has long targeted those who ...

The New Arab

Crackdown against leading Palestinian-Israeli party condemned as 'political persecution'

The Palestinian-Israeli Balad party has condemned the arrests of 20 officials on fraud charges as "political persecution" against the ...

Israel approves controversial bill that could suspend Palestinian-Israeli lawmakers

The New Arab

Israel approves controversial bill that could suspend Palestinian-Israeli lawmakers

The Knesst, the Israeli parliament, has passed the first reading of a bill aimed at elected Palestinian-Israeli lawmakers that will see them ...

The New Arab

Israel suspends three Palestinian MPs from Knesset

Israel temporarily suspended three Palestinian lawmakers from parliament on Monday after they met with families of Palestinians killed by ...

Netanyahu to take legal action against Palestinian-Israeli MPs

The New Arab

Netanyahu to take legal action against Palestinian-Israeli MPs

Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has threatened to take three Balad Party MPs to court for meeting with family members of Palestinians ...

Israel sets three-year minimum jail sentence for stone throwers

AAAJ and agencies

Israel sets three-year minimum jail sentence for stone throwers

Israel's parliament has voted to impose a minimum three-year prison sentence on protesters throwing stones, the Knesset website said on Monday.

Israeli politicians attack Azmi Bishara, Arab MKs over al-Aqsa

Nidal Mohammad Watad

Israeli politicians attack Azmi Bishara, Arab MKs over al-Aqsa

Analysis: Israeli politicians from both the left and the right have railed against Palestinian members of the Knesset for supporting Jerusalem's ...

Palestinians face 20 years in prison for throwing stones

Al-Araby al-Jadeed staff

Palestinians face 20 years in prison for throwing stones

Israeli parliament passes bill imposing harsh sentences for stone attacks on civilian vehicles, with justice minister calling 20 years in jail a ...

Naif Zaydani

Palestinian Israelis closing ranks ahead of Knesset elections

Analysis: Hopes are high that candidates on a joint list of political parties will do well in the upcoming Israeli general election.

Naela Khalil

Zakaria Zubeidi: Orator, fighter, activist

Zubeidi is a face most identify with the Second Intifada, as the al-Aqsa Brigades took on Israel. Now in jail, the former fighter is considering ...

Lamis Andoni

To Israel, Abu Ein is just another dead Palestinian

This Palestinian minister's life mirrored many of the resistance fighters drawn to the Palestinian cause. His death at the hands of an Israeli ...

Tayseer Arouri

From the streets to the committees, Palestine is united

Palestine's First Intifada was an accumulation of frustrations from years of occupation. When the fuse was lit, every segment of society was ...

Abu Ein's killing: "The leadership has to do something"

Julie Couzinet

Abu Ein's killing: "The leadership has to do something"

After the killing of a Palestinian Authority minister and widespread popular discontent with Palestinian leadership, there is enormous pressure ...

Amid Zayed and Mohammed Obaidat

Abu Ein: A life of resistance to the end

Video of confrontation that led to death of Palestinian minister near Ramallah sparks outrage and condemnation against Israel.

'Palestine is the final struggle against colonialism'

Anas Azrak

'Palestine is the final struggle against colonialism'

Jamal Zahalka, the leader of National Democratic Assembly and a member of the Israeli Knesset, spoke to al-Araby al-Jadeed ...

Marwan Barghouti may run for Palestinian presidency from jail

Riya Al'sanah

Marwan Barghouti may run for Palestinian presidency from jail

Israeli Knesset member Jamal Zahalka warns that the "Israeli left is more dangerous than the right" and hints that Marwan ...

Israeli cabinet passes 'Jewish nation state' bill

Al-Araby al-Jadeed/Agencies

Israeli cabinet passes 'Jewish nation state' bill

A controversial draft law defining Israel as the 'national state of the Jewish people' has been passed by the Israeli cabinet. Critics say the ...

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