Israeli border policemen detain a Palestinian protester as an undercover Israeli policeman walks by during clashes at Shuafat refugee camp near Jerusalem last week. Photograph: Reuters

The late Mary Holland once explained to me why she had changed sides on the Israel-Palestine issue after spending just a few hours in the region. She (...)

Tom Carew, chair of the Ireland-Israel Friendship League, came under a barrage of hostile comments after postings to his  Facebook and Twitter accounts.

The chair of the Ireland-Israel Friendship League has resigned after being subjected to what he called “vicious personal abuse” by pro-Israeli “extrem(...)