The UN report on the Gaza war of 2014 was based on testimony from human rights groups such as Breaking the Silence. Photograph: Arnd Wiegmann/Reuters

Israeli ministers have backed a Bill demanding increased transparency from nongovernmental organisations that receive extensive foreign funding, in a(...)

A 2010 photo shows the West Bank Jewish settlement of Ariel. New EU guidelines mean goods from settlement areas must be clearly marked as settlement products and not just “Made in Israel”. Photograph: Ariel Schalit/AP

Israel has reacted angrily to Wednesday’s European Union decision to label Israeli products manufactured beyond the 1967 Green Line, suspending the po(...)

Israeli deputy foreign minister Tzipi Hotovely speaking on Tuesday on the EU’s decision to label goods made in Jewish settlements. She was in a factory near the Israeli settlement of Ariel in the occupied West Bank. Photograph: AFP Photo/Menahem Kahana

Israel has launched a last-ditch effort to prevent a move by the EU to require member states to put certain labels on Israeli products made over the G(...)