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Palestinian schoolchildren in the Balata refugee camp in Nablus. Funding cuts have left UNRWA on the brink of postponing the start of the school year on several occasions. Photograph: Niall Sargent

St Photini’s Church, flanked by lush olive trees and ranks of overflowing potted plants, sits as a subtle centre of solitude along the traffic-clogged(...)

Omar Shakir, the Human Rights Watch Israel and Palestine director: tweeted that if he is deported, Israel will “join ranks of Iran, N Korea & Egypt in blocking access for @hrw official. We won’t stop.” Photograph: Ammar Awad

The Israel and the Palestine director of Human Rights Watch, Omar Shakir, is expected to leave Israel this month after the country’s supreme court uph(...)

The mother  of 17-year-old Israeli Rina Shnerb (2nd left), who was killed in a homemade bomb attack  near the Jewish settlement of Dolev  in the occupied West Bank,   is comforted during her  funeral in the Israeli city of Lod.  Photograph:  Jack Guez/AFP/Getty Images

An Israeli teenage girl was killed and her father and brother injured when an explosive device was detonated close to a West Bank natural spring on Fr(...)

Israeli soldiers conducting a search operation  in the area around Bethlehem after  Israeli soldier Corporal Dvir Sorek was found dead from  multiple stab wounds. Photograph:  EPA/Abed al Hashlamoun

Israel has sent military reinforcements to the West Bank as troops engage in a manhunt for the killers, presumed to be Palestinian militants, of a sol(...)

Israeli settlement of Maale Adumim in the occupied West Bank on the outskirts of Jerusalem: most of the international community considers such settlements illegal. Photograph: Ahmad Gharabli/AFP

The European Union has criticised Israel’s decision to approve the construction of more than 2,000 housing units in West Bank settlements. “All sett(...)

The US Consulate in Jerusalem. Photograph: Thomas Coex/AFP/Getty Images

Palestinian leaders have reacted angrily to Washington’s closure of the US consulate in Jerusalem and its merger with the newly opened US embassy in t(...)

Palestinians take cover during clashes with Israeli troops in the Israeli-occupied West Bank. Photograph: Mohamad Torokman/Reuters

Jewish settler leaders are pressing the Israeli government to ban Palestinian traffic from West Bank highways after two soldiers were killed in a shoo(...)

Israei soldiers at the scene as a  bulldozer demolishes a Palestinian house in Yatta village, south of the city of Hebron, on October 17th.   Israeli adminstrative control bans Palestinians from erecting buildings and infrastructure in Area C of the West Bank. Photograph: Abed al-Hashlamoun/EPA

Distrusted by the Palestinian leadership and feared by the Israeli military, Jamal Tirawi has a unique view of the conflict from his office in Nablus,(...)

A celebratory welcome for Khlifa bin Jassim al-Kuwari, director of the Qatar Fund for Development, which donated €43m to finance schools such as the Baqa’a elementary school in Jordan

After we lose our way in narrow, steep alleyways strewn with broken stones and walled by windowless two-storey homes, two little lads offer to guide u(...)

 Palestinian women   at a   UN Relief and Works Agency (Unrwa)-run clinic in  Gaza: The agency   provides support for 5,266,603 registered refugees. Photograph:  Mahmud Hams/AFP/Getty

The Trump administration’s decision on Tuesday to slash its funding to the UN agency serving Palestinian refugees could have wide economic, social and(...)

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