"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
"It is so important for me, I have got the gold medal!"
Asian Games swimming champion, China
"What these people did for each other says far more about who we are as Americans than the cowardly acts of a killer ever could"
Sarah Huckerbee Sanders
White House press secretary
Six people killed in Israeli-Palestinian violence following new Israeli security measures at Noble Sanctuary-Temple Mount compound in Jerusalem's walled Old City.
Footage has emerged of gunmen shooting dead two Israeli police officers outside one of Jerusalem’s holiest and most sensitive sites in the early
Hundreds of Palestinian prisoners have ended a 40-day hunger strike over their conditions in Israeli jails.
More than 1,000 inmates initially took
Palestinians across the West Bank and Gaza have marked the anniversary of Nakba, the day Israel was created 69 years ago.
There has been reaction in Gaza and the West Bank after Hamas unveiled its new charter.
The Public Security Minister announced that field hospitals would be set up to treat those requiring medical aid during the strike, including force-feedings.
In part of the world where barriers are all too real, Israeli and Palestinian women are breaking them down.
Palestinians have reacted with outrage to the 18-month prison sentence handed down to an Israeli soldier who killed a wounded and incapacitated Palestinian assailant.
A young Israeli soldier who shot dead an incapacitated Palestinian assailant has been jailed for 18 months.
Abbas pours scorn on Israeli settlement vote
Palestinian band 47 Soul on tour in Europe
Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says his country will re-assess its ties with the United Nations, after the Security Council adopted a resolution demanding an end to Israeli settlement buil
The Palestinian President has opened the first congress of his Fatah party for seven years. An estimated 1,300 delegates gathered to elect new leaders and discuss longer-term policy.
The Middle East remains a region that draws the attention of the public because of the many conflicts in the area. According to INFOCORE, a study that investigates the role the media plays in violent
US Secretary of State John Kerry met Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Paris on Saturday to discuss efforts to move toward a two-state solution to the Israel-Palestinian…
Leila Khaled is the first woman to hijack an airplane.
A commemorative convoy for Nakba, the displacement of Palestinians due to Israel’s 1948 declaration of independence, leaves Duheisha refugee camp in
French President Francois Hollande said that an international conference to tackle the Israeli-Palestinian conflict was the best way to bring peace
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has denounced groups which encourage attacks against Israel. A surge of violence between the two countries has
On a visit to Greece the Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said his administration could start issuing passports under the ‘State of Palestine’ as