"Threatening to indiscriminately slaughter hundreds of thousands of civilians to protect ourselves is a stupid idea."
Executive Director, ICAN
"“This is a Christian country... If you go to Turkey or Saudi Arabia and start to discredit Islam, the reaction will be the same”"
Student who fled to Austria from Chechnya
"This study shows how governments in Europe ... are fuelling dangerous climate change and air pollution with taxpayers’ money.""
Overseas Development Institute
"Thousands of seeds of a single species can be kept alive for tens or hundreds of years""
Maria Manuela Sim-Sim
Curator, Seed Bank A. L. Belo Correia
"He has independence at his core. It is not something that he has improvised"
Friend of Carles Puigdemont
"There will be no cheating. The process is set in a way that you can't cheat. Even at the precinct, the walls of the precinct or the doors of the polling places we will have the results posted."
"“My family are talking about Catalan independence in a WhatsApp group and it’s like hmmmm, I’m going to shut up,”"
"Sound needs to endure"
Music Director, Berlin Staatsoper
Donald Trump and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas held a joint press conference after meeting on the last day of the US president’s visit to the Middle…
A Palestinian was shot dead as he attempted a suspected knife-attack on Israeli forces just kilometres from where the US President's was visiting Jerusalem's Old City.
Meanwhile, a general strike was
Donald Trump has said he believes he has a ‘‘rare opportunity’‘ to bring peace to the Middle East after arriving in Israel.
Trump in Israel for talks with Netanyahu and Abbas
The new US ambassador to Israel has been sworn in at a ceremony in Jerusalem.
It is highly unusual for a new envoy to visit the holy site just hours after arriving in Israel.
Israeli police investigating why a 14 year-old was kept secluded and mostly indoors in his Hadera home said they no longer suspect the boy's parents.
Relatives of a Palestinian family killed in a 2015 firebomb attack blamed on Jewish settlers are suing the Israeli government for damages.
Israel's cabinet has breathed fresh life into attempts to codify the country's status as a Jewish state. A ministerial committee has approved a revised version of a bill first proposed in 2011.
The Palestinian movement Hamas has elected Ismail Haniyeh to lead its political office.
UNESCO member states have endorsed a contentious resolution referring to Israel as the "occupying power" of Jerusalem.
US President Donald Trump has announced his first foreign trip, on the same day that he signed an executive order, making it easier for churches to dabble in…
The iconic Tower of David in Jerusalem’s Old City is getting a splash of colour.
There’ve been fresh clashes in the West Bank between Israeli forces and Palestinians protesting over prisoners in Israeli jails.
A diplomatic row has broken out between Israel and Germany.
US Defense Secretary James Mattis claims Syria has retained chemical weapons, despite a 2013 agreement to hand them over to the international community.
The Public Security Minister announced that field hospitals would be set up to treat those requiring medical aid during the strike, including force-feedings.
Palestinians march on Prisoners' Day in solidarity with an open-ended hunger strike by inmates in Israel.
Thousands of Christian worshippers attended the ceremony of Easter’s Holy Fire on Saturday (April 15) at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem and lit their candles with holy fire from Jesus’…
A British woman has been stabbed to death by a Palestinian man in Jerusalem.