Five years after the Palestinian Territories applied to be considered the UN's 194th member state, conditions in East Jerusalem are getting worse.
In the innermost chamber of the site said to be the tomb of Jesus, a restoration team has peeled away a marble layer for the first time in centuries in an effort to reach what it believes is the origi
Milk and honey are not the only things that flow from the olive tree-peppered hills of Ramallah. There is also beer.
The UN’s cultural body UNESCO has adopted a contentious resolution heavily criticising Israel’s activities at holy sites in East Jerusalem.
The UN’s cultural agency UNESCO has moved to try to calm tensions with Israel after the country’s cut cooperation with it on Friday.
UNESCO has renewed a resolution criticising Israel for restricting Muslim access to a holy site in east Jerusalem, a move which has angered Israel.
The new acting Latin Patriarch of Jerusalem has voiced his fears for the fate of Christians in the Middle East saying their presence in the region is under…
An Israeli documentary called “Disturbing the Peace” has been following groups of Palestinian and Israeli peace activists as they attempt to find what many assume is impossible in the Middle East…
Millions of Orthodox Christians across Eastern Europe, the Middle East and beyond have been celebrating Easter this weekend, the most important date
Clerics and followers take part in the Christian Orthodox Holy Fire ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem’s Old City.
After a period when Jerusalem commuters were again at ease with public transport that had been targeted in suicide attacks in the past, people went
A graffiti duo are turning a Jerusalem shuk, and its drab alleyways, into a portrait gallery.
Israeli police shot dead a Palestinian they said tried to stab an officer near Jerusalem's Old City on Saturday, the latest in a spate of street attacks in the occupied territories.
Bethlehem, the birthplace of Christianity, prepares to celebrate Christmas, despite the recent wave of deadly violence in the region.
There was a fatal attack in Jerusalem when two Palestinians went on a stabbing spree outside the Jaffa gate, one of the main entrances to the Old
This was the tension in Jerusalem after what Israeli police said was an attempt by two Palestinian women to stab an Israeli pedestrian with scissors
Thousands of people have attended the funeral of a 24-year-old Palestinian shot dead in the West Bank. Odai Masalma was killed after he attacked an
The rise in Israeli Palestinian violence as seen from global news organisations in ‘Perspectives.’
A terror crisis holds Jerusalem, the West Bank and central Israel in its grip, people not knowing where or when the next attack will happen. A man
The moment a Palestinian rammed his car into a bus stop in an ultra-Orthodox Jewish area of Jerusalem was caught on video from a security camera
The recent storm of violence in Jerusalem and the Israeli-occupied West Bank began on this road between the Jewish settlements of Itamar and Elon
In the West Bank clashes erupted after the string of attacks in Jerusalem. In Hebron Israeli security forces responded with rubber bullets to break
Israeli security forces shot dead a Palestinian in Jerusalem on Monday (October 12). The man had reportedly attacked an Israeli border police officer
The situation remains tense in east Jerusalem and the West Bank where more people have been injured in outbreaks of unrest. A man and woman are in
Tension is mounting in Jerusalem and the West Bank as clashes continue between Palestinians and the Israeli army. Violence at the weekend cost the