Israel has decided not  to extend the mandate of the international observer force in the West Bank city of Hebron. Photograph: EPA/Abed Al Hashlamoun

Palestinians have reacted angrily to Israel’s decision not to extend the mandate of the international observer force in the flashpoint West Bank city (...)

Palestinians mourn for Palestinian teenager Muhammad Hussein Abu Khdeir, outside his home in Jerusale last week. Photograph: Rina Castelnuovo/The New York Times

Even as the Israeli public offers strong support for air strikes on Hamas fighters and their weapons stocks in Gaza there is a good deal of reflection(...)